Tucked amongst the canopy of the Atlantic Forest, with ocean views stretching out before it, this modern residence appears blissfully isolated from the stresses of society. Designed by
The house emerges from the trees, pushing out through the greenery like a seasoned adventurer seeking the view. Glass frontage reveals the luxury guest suite and home office at the base of the building, with other bedroom suites stacked on top.
A green rooftop settles the modern architecture within its lush surroundings. A long swimming pool stretches across the edge of the top floor terrace, putting it front and center with the ocean panorama.
When dipped into the cool pool water, it’s easy to imagine being in the wide ocean below. It’s not just a swimming pool but an invigorating and uplifting place to spend sunset and sunrise. Retractable doors adjoin the pool terrace with the main living space, creating one free-flowing connection between indoor and outdoor living.
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A ceiling-mounted modern fireplace descends in the center of the view, adding dramatic flame and comforting warmth to the experience. A wood-clad ceiling builds upon the warm and soothing aesthetic.
The base of the
A unique modern coffee table, designed by Arthur Casas, forms the core of the lounge furniture setup. A glass vase brings tropical leaves into the heart of the home.
A separate snug is fashioned at one end of the main floor, tucked behind another modern fireplace. Nestled behind the tallest treetops, this space has a cozy, intimate atmosphere. A modular sofa draws an L-shaped configuration that’s packed with an assortment of soft cushions. A round coffee table reflects natural light with a smooth glass surface.
Stone walls give the modern home a rustic essence which translates from the facade to the interior.
Back in the main lounge area, a modern staircase descends behind one of the modern sofas.
A thick wooden balustrade divides the staircase and living room arrangement. Rough stone walls provide a textural contradiction to the smooth wood grain.
Sculptural elements dot the wide living space, adding moments of intrigue to the sophisticated setting.
Sun loungers offer the homeowners a place to soak up some rays or to gaze at the stars by night.
At the other end of the swimming pool terrace,
A beautiful live-edge coffee table completes the outdoor furniture ensemble.
Clouds pass dreamily overhead while waves lap the shoreline below.
A live-edge dining table is teamed with modern gray chairs. Unnecessary adornments are kept to a minimum. A simple
The white concrete
LED perimeter lights thread the length of the hallway on the lower floor, guiding the way to the bedrooms.
The stairwell also gains light from the living room above.
The kitchen is situated on the main floor along with the living room. It is a separate space with a sleek, dark gray palette. The wood-clad ceiling treatment continues in the culinary space, which warmly contrasts the dark cabinets. Light floor tiles lift the scheme.
Large wooden storage closets are constructed in the connective walkway between living spaces.
Bedrooms are cleanly decorated in fresh, neutral tones to promote rest and relaxation. The calm palette allows the spectacular view to take precedence. A rustic wooden headboard brings in a bold slice of forest beauty.
Slivers of forest peep through the wood-clad metal fins that grow 4 meters high around the building.
From the sky, the property appears like a small treasure chest, lost among the forest leaves.
Wellness and relaxation areas are situated in the base layer of the property, including a spa, sauna, and gym.
The material composition is sympathetic to the landscape. The vertical wood-clad fins blend with the towering tree trunks.
Despite its deep immersion in nature, the property is easily accessed by road.
The large pool terrace and social spaces make this house an ideal place for entertaining guests and extended family.
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