If you ever dreamed up a modern day reinterpretation of a classic castle, then this mesmerizing home nestled in Sentosa Cove, Singapore, would not be far off. It might not have those tall towers or even countless rooms that stretch across several acres, but it makes up in splendor what it lacks in sheer extravagant size. Enveloped in a series of water bodies that even find their way indoors, this does feel like a modern day castle with its cool entrance that features a sleek bridge above a koi pond. Step inside and you will be awestruck by a floating walkway and a staircase next to it that hover above an indoor pond. Designed by Greg Shand Architects, this multi-generation home captivates at every turn!

Water bodies and koi ponds become an integral part of the majestic home

Expansive contemporary home in Sentosa Cove, Singapore with resort-style ambianceInterior of the No 2 home in Singapore flows into the ponds and pool area outsidePerfect use of greenery, koi pond and in-ground lighting to fashion a captivating entranceBridge above the koi pond creates a mesmerizing entranceIndoor pond, floating walkway and stairs steal the show inside the homeSwimming pool outside wraps itself around the spacious, open living roomDouble-height contemporary living room connected with the pool deckContemporary dining room of Sentosa Cove home with a view of the canal and live edge dining tableDesign of the pool and ponds around the home connects it visually with the canal behind itVintage trunks used as bedside table and bench at the foot of the bedMaster bedroom and bathroom with canal viewsSimple deck and landscape allows the homeowners to enjoy canal views



The connection with water at the No 2 House seems all too natural with the backyard of this luxurious home opening up towards a lovely canal, adding to the brilliant, natural landscape that overwhelms you with its beauty. A large swimming pool in the rear yard is complemented by four additional ponds that not only create a balance of elements and paint a pretty picture, but also help the residence stay cool in hot summer months. This natural cooling technique takes the load off of the artificial cooling system and surely would aid in cutting back on the power bill.

Bridge above the koi pond creates a mesmerizing entrance

Indoor pond, floating walkway and stairs steal the show inside the home

Swimming pool outside wraps itself around the spacious, open living room

Wishbone chairs make their presence felt in the living space and dining room

Sloped wooden ceiling adds a cool architectural twist to the interior

Double-height contemporary living room connected with the pool deck

Contemporary dining room of Sentosa Cove home with a view of the canal and live edge dining table

Design of the pool and ponds around the home connects it visually with the canal behind it

Even though it is hard to look beyond the intricately and expertly designed series of waterbodies, the home itself presents a spacious, open living area on the lower level with the private quarters nestled on the top floor. Each space flows into the next effortlessly with elegant décor and a neutral color scheme ensuring that the focus remains squarely on the view outside. Stunning LED and in-ground lighting complete this magical masterpiece that does its very best to recreate a luxury resort-styled ambiance. [Photography: Aaron Pocock Photography]

Simple deck and landscape allows the homeowners to enjoy canal views

Vintage trunks used as bedside table and bench at the foot of the bed

Master bedroom and bathroom with canal views

Perfect use of greenery, koi pond and in-ground lighting to fashion a captivating entrance

Interior of the No 2 home in Singapore flows into the ponds and pool area outside

Expansive contemporary home in Sentosa Cove, Singapore with resort-style ambiance

Street facade of the contemporary home in Sentosa Cove

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