The carefully concealed entrance to the home meanders through a path of greenery and leads you into a spacious reception area. An open-plan living space dining area and kitchen are housed on the ground floor while the private quarters are located on the top level.
Renovating a classic home with its own defined style and unique features can be quite a challenge at the best of times. The task becomes even trickier when you are trying to preserve this classic style while giving the interior a fresh modern makeover.
A grand master bedroom guest rooms and other private spaces are housed on the top level while a beautiful lap pool and an outdoor lounge steal the show outside. The fabulous beach home was designed to withstand a future rise in sea level or unexpected storm surges making it a smart and safe haven overlooking the Atlantic.
Not everyone is happy with changing a stunning old church into a trendy modern home. Some architects take this a step further by using the expansive and inspiring interiors of an old church as the background for an enthralling bookstore. The Selexyz Dominicanen Bookstore in Netherlands was conjured up and created by Merkx+Girod Architecten as a majestic Gothic church found a new lease on life.
A beautiful fireplace in the living area and comfy decor ensure that those inside can spend some idyllic summer days just relaxing as they take in the sights and sounds outside. Spread across two levels the first level holds two bedrooms a bathroom a kitchen and a living and dining area while the top floor contains additional bedrooms for the boys.