Using a neutral color palette for your home is much harder than it looks. Getting it right is all about finding the right combination of colors and just enough excitement to ensure that the interior does not feel bland and boring.
Since no part of the previous Eichler home on the lot could be used the architects planned for a brand new residence that drew inspiration from the form of the design of Joseph Eichler. With a gray exterior and a bright orange door the home looks just like a beautiful Eichler residence to those who quickly drive past it.
This smart approach to design allows the to blend in with the neighborhood while offering something unique and exceptional! Adding to this illusion are the overhanging flat roof eaves and the interior that is kept simple and minimal.
Whether you love design and architecture you just keep an eye on the latest trends in the design world or you don’t regularly follow design news and developments there is absolutely no doubt that this will draw your attention instantly.
As is the case with many of these traditional heritage homes the homeowners of the Bundaroo House wanted to keep the street façade of the residence intact and it is the rear addition and extension that brings an air of freshness and modernity.
A new basement level was added and the existing roof was extended creating two additional levels in the limited space available. The light-filled basement that extends into the private rear yard contains the new open plan living area along with the kitchen and dining room.
A mezzanine floor at ground level contains the small home library bathroom second bedroom and a home workspace. It is the top level that houses the master bedroom which flows elegantly into the small and cozy balcony.