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Treetops Home By Bruce Rickard Blends Rustic Elements With Modern Design

Located in Cottage Point and designed by the late architect Bruce Rickard, the Treetops home is all about perfect synergy with its surroundings. The new structure was designed on top of an old fibro cottage with the addition of novel pavilion giving it a new lease of life. Timber columns and trusses are a clearly distinct feature of this relaxed residence. By incorporating them into the design, architect Bruce Rickard brought in a sense of freshness along with giving it visual connectivity with the beautiful eucalyptus exterior.

Modern living room at the Treetops

Step inside the Cottage Point House and the first thing you notice is the openness of the interior. While a large, raised pavilion houses the living area, dining space and the kitchen, four plush bedrooms and bathrooms are located on an entirely different level. An entry porch and a stairway connect these private and public spaces with ease. A refreshing swimming pool and a lovely courtyard are at the heart of it all.

Pool with a view at the Treetops Home

Open floor living plan at the Treetops

Perfect nook for a beautiful breakfast

Plenty of natural ventilation at Treetops

Wood and stone interiors at the Treetops

The interior is a wonderful amalgamation of wood stone and glass, with large windows and sliding doors offering unabated views of the greenery outside. Furnishings and accessories are kept to a minimum as contemporary design principles are effortlessly integrated with rustic surfaces and textures. With a design that invites in ample natural ventilation along with gentle cool breeze, the Treetops residence is all about escaping the mundane rush of a city like Sydney.

Ergonomic kitchen in lovely wooden tones

Spacious dining area

Gorgeous bedroom at Treetops

Daft shelves inside the bedroom

Small bedroom design by Bruce Rickard

Bedroom with a fabulous view

Modern bathroom in the Cottage Point House

Large sliding glass doors at the Treetops

Cottage Point home designed by Bruce Rickard

Beautiful views from the top level of Treetops home

Treetops design seems to be woven around the central pool

Sherry Nothingam
Sherry is a blogger who loves to live her life to the fullest. She enjoys everything associated with design, décor and stylish modern trends. Born in California, Sherry has grown up on open ranches and in a wild setting, which has defined her taste for design and developed her interest in examining how structures and homes interact with the beauti[...]

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