the front door opening directly into an open plan living area.
The stair to the first floor bedrooms leads up from this space
also, so dedicated circulation and corridor space is almost
Interest and texture is created by strong forms and colours in
the furniture and wall art, with a neutral palette for the building
The rear garden is quite long though narrow. To increase its
apparent size it was divided across its length by a fish pond the
full width of the garden set with stepping stones. The boundary
fences and bamboo screen are stained a dark matt grey to emphasise
the colours and forms of the vegetation.