The existing house was an older style, brick home located on a sloping site within a lovely bush setting. The brief required the existing home to be demolished and a much larger contemporary home with additional attic space to be designed for this developer / builder project.
The northerly aspect was maximised to achieve free-flowing living areas and the dual frontage allowed the creation of an impressive south entrance, which revealed the free-standing, internal staircase through a glass curtain wall.
By stretching the limits of council controls, the design achieved 4 levels incorporating the additional attic space.
The house was onsold soon after completion for a record price for the street highlighting the value of good design and careful planning.
DA Approved by Willoughby council
Concrete slab on ground, pitched Colorbond roof
Site area 464 sqm
Construction Cost: 400k + (trade costs)
Original home - knock-down / rebuild
Cove House - Completed Home
Cove House Castle Cove - Completed Facade
Cove House Castle Cove - Street View
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