Entering this modern home in North of Montana is like accessing a world of private bliss. Imagine pulling up the driveway and getting out of the car walking up the two stairs to the door and stepping inside a home with an open floor plan that wraps around the kitchen island and opens to the garden in the back. These light-flooded spaces are the result of the extensive design imagined by Eric Rosen Architects.
Prepared for both large scale entertaining and private relaxation moments, this 5 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms modern home in North of Montana exudes warmth and a sense of freedom deeply embedded in the indoor-outdoor transition.
The modern home in North of Montana has both contemporary design and location as hard-to-beat qualities. Inside, spaces unfold naturally, flowing from one into the next and merging with the outdoors. This large social space includes a sleek modern kitchen with breakfast bar under 12 ft ceilings and connects to the upstairs via a floating stainless steel staircase starting on the polished concrete floors. Besides the living and dining areas, there is an additional space downstairs.
The new owner can play around and find a new purpose for this space, be it an office, an additional bedroom or a an art studio. As you might have already notice, the home has clean white walls perfect for showcasing art. What you don’t yet know is that is basement level shelters another convertible bedroom, a media room, and a bathroom.
Indoor-outdoor living is mimicked upstairs, where the focus is placed on the master suite with a spa-like bath and a deep soaking tub. Listed at $6,898,000 by Laura Brau, the modern home in North of Montana can boast with not only solar hot water, electricity and radiant heat, but also with its garage equipped to install 2 electric car chargers. Now that’s something you need if you have an environmentally-friendly electric car that you can charge with solar power.
These days, a building doesnt just have to look good, it should ideally be good for the environment too. A great example of sustainability spliced with style from the past few years is the M&S store at Cheshire Oaks Retail Park in Ellesmere Port, designed by Aukett Fitzroy Robinson.
What is new and exciting now can quickly begin to look tired and out of fashion, so the best buildings don’t just consider what will be interesting to look at now, but also how it might look to people in five, fifty or even a hundred years’ time. 2013’s hotly contested RIBA Stirling Prize went to Witherford Watson Mann Architects for their work on Astley Castle, Warwickshire. In what RIBA Past President Stephen Hodder has described as an extreme retrofit, the project essentially saw a new building inserted subtly into the heart of the old, with a new, two storey residence now hidden within the sandstone walls of the ruins of this medieval castle, to be used as a holiday home for up to eight guests