This is a very special brand new home. A seductively creative home in desirable Colonial Santiago. Located in a prime neighborhood with easy walkability to the very popular and very vibrant Parque Santiago, markets, cafes and restaurants, this total re-model dramatically combines the architectural framework of the original historic house with an eye-catching Modernist sensibility. New plumbing, electric, appliances and more.
A breathtaking double-height atrium/entranceway opens into a series of flexible, inter-connected living areas in which old stone walls, re-purposed antique doors and other rustic design elements harmonize perfectly with steel beams, floor to ceiling glass and contemporary pivot doors.
Notable features include soaring ceilings with distinctive coved detailing throughout, this stylish chef’s kitchen with a new Samsung refrigerator, 90cm Italian range and plumbed for dishwasher, opens seamlessly into a charming interior patio and an expansive Great Room running across the entire width of the house and overlooking the sparkling pool and secluded garden. A wall of custom glass and steel doors suffuse the entire house with diffuse light and frame the roots and branches of an ancient Banyan tree. Upstairs, the Master bedroom suite includes ample closets, a spacious bathroom and a magical, private terrace perfect for sunbathing and reading. The guest suite with en suite bath is cantilevered over the atrium. This is a house thoughtfully destined and built for the indoor/outdoor Merida lifestyle, ideal for year-round living.