Frequent entertainers, the homeowners built a subterranean wine cellar that’s lit from within and adds ambient light to living space above.
You'd never guess that the charming street façade of this 1880's bungalow in Adelaide, Australia conceals a bright and airy modern home. But it does. In fact, looking at it, you might imagine that the rooms inside are small, dim and oddly positioned. Which they were. And for several years, homeowners Kylie Brammy and George Kyprianou lived with it that way...
Yes, the house was dark. And yes, the only toilet was three feet from the dining table. But this renovation is a story of patience. Patiently getting to know one's house and patiently waiting for just the right team to make it happen. Brammy and Kyprianou did both of these things. The result? A light-filled home that retains all of the charm of the original, but none of the aggrevation. One that truly reflects its owners - their needs and their lifestyle. And ultimately, isn't that what we all want from our space?
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