Given the steep gradient of the site, the fact it faces south and its close proximity to neighbouring properties, this necessitated a requirement for privacy which presented considerable challenges.
A key issue was to achieve good entertaining spaces to maximise view potential while maintaining privacy from adjoining properties.
A split level design incorporating a pool courtyard provides a private outdoor entertaining and leisure space and allows ocean views from multiple spaces throughout the residence.
While complying with council’s setback controls, this split level concept maximizes the width of spaces and allows sunlight penetration to the living and bedroom areas located on the southern side of the house. The floating roofs with highlight glazing allow the northern light into the interior while achieving the client’s requirement for privacy.
Sharon and Kwan purchased their 1930s Pymble entertainer home with the aim to renovate. The home had good bones but features such as an external laundry and narrow garage meant that the home needed an upgrade for modern family living.
Bill is a developer with many years of experience in medium density housing. He has worked on a wide range of projects but in recent years his focus has been on SEPP Seniors living.
Lisa is a keen gardener. In fact her passion was so great that she left her career in corporate insolvency to move into landscape design. So when she renovated her 6500m2 estate in St Ives, she started with the garden.
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