With so much stunning coastline, a home with ocean views is a dream for many Australians. Securing a fabulous building site that offered an opportunity to capture panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, the owners of this home approached multi-award winning Gremmo Homes to create a sophisticated dwelling with flexible spaces that would allow them to entertain in style whilst maximising the stunning ocean-side location.
Designing and building a home to withstand the high-winds, salt spray and the changing nature of the coastal environment is not without its challenges. Add to this, a difficult building site and privacy issues that come with 360 degree views, the end result is a true testament to the skill and experience of the Gremmo team who have created a striking contemporary home with a feeling of relaxed luxury which offers the ultimate in beachside living.
A carefully considered, articulated design of various volumes and heights creates the striking geometric lines of the façade whilst also avoiding immense walls and addressing the issue of wind load. Feature timber adds a beachy aesthetic to the contemporary exterior, as do louvered screens which provide privacy and protection from the weather. A dramatic double-storey window is just part of the extensive glazing that has been used throughout to maximise views, also allowing for visual continuity from the front door right through to the back fence where the waves can be seen lapping at the shore.
On the lower floor, the double height glazing emphasizes the sense of space and fills the home with an abundance of natural light. The home flows beautifully from exterior to interior living spaces with a warm, yet minimalist design that includes, sleek joinery and integrated appliances in the kitchen, allowing the ocean backdrop to be the star of the show. Throughout this beautiful residence the detail and finishes are flawless and a true representation of the client’s desires – a coastal dream home brought to life by Gremmo Homes.