Ravida’s designers adopted elements of Mediterranean building philosophy to create this bespoke, artisan-built home in bayside St Kilda.
Perfectly equipped for a modern family lifestyle, this luxurious home blends classic style with an array of contemporary design features and appointments.
The home’s classic Mediterranean theme is exemplified by the façade’s arched windows and sandstone-colour render, complemented with window shutters, terracotta roofing, and extended eaves with rafter tails.
Ravida aims to maximise every client’s site, reviewing all aspects and options before starting the design process. In this instance, the property had a north-west frontage and faced a busy main road, but our clients wanted privacy, peace and quiet, and a sun-filled yard for a pool and outdoor entertaining.
After reviewing a few options with the clients, Ravida’s designers settled on a less traditional design, locating the front entry to the side street, using the rear laneway for car access, and placing the pool and outdoor entertaining area in what is normally called the ‘front yard’.
The benefits were clear. With a wide façade entering off a quiet side street, Ravida was able to build a large wall facing the main road, providing exceptional privacy.
Further to this, we were able to set the house well back, which – along with the double glazing and insulation – ensures the home is a peaceful sanctuary for it owners.
We were also able to position a balcony to the front of the home, affording bay glimpses and a view over the pool area.
- 70 squares
- 5 bedrooms 4 bathrooms 2 kitchens 2 cars
- From $26,000/square
To discover the art of living for yourself, contact David Scott on 0437 740 654.
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