But do not be distracted by the sober skies as this stunning modern structure nestled on the Pacific Coast of California can is simply spectacular in ways more than one. The most distinct aspect of the home is the grand use of stone on the outside that gives it its very unique and inimitable look.
The 800 square meter residence is a chic amalgamation of the characteristic form of old manor houses of the Alentejo along with sleek and well defined lines of contemporary structures. The resultant creation is a gorgeous two level villa that largely employs soothing neutral shades is predominantly clad in white and employs graceful use of glass and stone.
When you think of a beautiful beach house the image of a setting like is probably not the first thing that springs to mind. That is not so much a comment on the house itself but the images on display here which just to present a sky very different from the ‘clear and sunny’ images that we are often used to.
This stylish and warm apartment conceived by Fertility Design creates a flowing work space that is integrated with the rest of the house visually and yet can provide solitude and silence when needed. The designers achieved this by using retractable glass walls that separate the home office area from the living space.
The structure of the house itself is one of a elevated and cantilevered cube that sits safely on a few pillars. The lovely and flowing use of wood along with elegantly extravagant glass surfaces and floor to ceiling glass windows has meant that there is both a natural and yet fashionable appeal that comes with the home.