Chilly mountain air descends down to the valley from the lofty peaks each afternoon turning the prospect of an open outdoor garden into an impossibility. To get around this problem Aarón Carrillo Díaz decided to bring the greenery indoors along with the sight of the open sky and plenty of natural light and sweeping terraces.
Having started as an idea for a cabin that floats on water ever so gently the ended up as a cabin on stilts that still allows its owner to enjoy live on a lake without breaking the local building codes.
Clad in white and punctured by the beautiful placed windows throughout the structure the façade is a blend of traditional rural design and modern aesthetics with insulation and privacy being top priorities.
Apart from the lovely views that it offers the mezzanine level of the house is a space-saver with a comfortable master suite on one end and a spacious home office on the other. With the series of sliding glass doors windows and glazed walls welcoming in ample natural light there is never a dull corner here!
Reuse of materials was an important part of the new house with paneled wood doors doorknobs and hardware from the old interior being reused fully. Pops of Benjamin Moore’s Melon Popsicle fuchsia pastel pinks and green enliven different rooms of the house while curated art work unique collectibles and a gorgeous living room diorama provide playful and exquisite finishing touches on a transformation that leaves you spellbound!
The list of impressive features at the go beyond just its overall presence as a 25-meter long infinity-edge lap pool double-story music studio in the rear and sweeping living areas steal the show with their sheer flamboyance.