The French doors separating the living room from the cooking/dining space were adorned by Sara’s nephews and nieces adding a vivid personal touch. Hanging over the Ellipsebord dining table an Arne Jacobsen’s black pendant light accompanies the couple’s meals.
Located in Arbel Israel the house displaying country-style-inspired beams on the outside is a comfortable crib open to the north through a glass facade. This large glazed side allowed the architects to construct a concrete wall blocking the views from the south and offering privacy to the interior spaces.
It has also got a fully-closed courtyard with large glass windows is another element of attraction. The flooring is mostly wooden. Imported stones are also used. Hiroshi Senju portraits decorate the walls. And furniture pieces have been designed by Cecotti Collezioni which is why they are so impressive.
There is a comfortable office area for work that does not invade the floor space with its tight against the wall profile. Stacks of books near one of the support columns form an impromptu library sans shelves. A strategically placed white monolith forma a separation of the living room from the rest of the open areas as well as providing for additional display area on top of it.
Imposing in its size and design the Wildcat Ridge residence is not only a comfortable dwelling but also a home that respects the environment – sixty geothermal wells ensure the energy necessary on a daily basis heating up the house and pool during winter and cooling them down during the summer.The driveway is also heated during the winter so you don’t have to worry about keeping it free from snow.
The dining area takes advantage of the wide floor to ceiling windows allowing the natural light from outside to brighten up your breakfast. The trees outside provide privacy for a large portion of the year.
A stylish and compact little bookshelf was carved out on the wall adjacent to a stylish sleek and modern rectangular fireplace. The splashes of bright orange here and there on the unique stools and couch cushions along with the subtle use of orange in the patio furniture that is visually connected to the living space ensures that there is no sense of blandness in this modern makeover.