Much of the interior opens up towards the triangular pool and lush green garden landscape while contemporary décor and a neutral color scheme with a beachy twist keep the indoors fresh and cheerful.
The contains three different levels with the basement floor housing the home theater study guest space bathroom and laundry while the ground level contains the open plan living area along with the kitchen and dining space.
But it is much more than the color scheme that catches your eye here with hickory quartz countertops and raw metal adding textural contrast and beauty to the polished interior. Moroccan-inspired tiles in the bathroom and a partition in the living area bring pattern while a cool sliding barn door makes a bold visual statement in the bedroom.
If you have already flipped through the breathtaking Spanish Peaks Cabin that we featured a few weeks ago then you will quickly realize the trademark style that brings to these magical mountain homes.
Of course turning an old and unused tire shop into an edgy industrial and elegant home does sound like a planet-friendly makeover showcasing the many benefits of adaptive reuse. But the Tire Shop Project goes way beyond that by simply merging the residence of designers Mark Fekete and Viviana de Loera and their workspace into one.
With the public space on the lower level and the private quarters on the top floor this Vancouver home sticks to a straightforward floor plan that never seems to fail. Working well within the tight budget constraints designers of the Grade House delivered a family residence that places practicality ahead of aesthetics.
But the rustic structure and its cozy interiors match the splendor outside and transport you into a world that is far away from the constant rush and concrete glitter of more mundane city life.