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Slice of Green Goodness: Inspired Contemporary Home in Sydney

Bringing a healthy dose of greenery to a contemporary suburban home is a task that involves ample creativity and demands a reasonable amount of space. Sitting on a sloped lot in the tranquil neighborhood of Wahroonga, Sydney, Australia, this creative residence turns what is generally perceived as a hindrance into an asset! While the street façade of the house give you the impression of an unassuming single-story home, a private walkway flanked by indigenous gum trees leads you to a dramatic two-story pavilion that makes up the central living zone of the Wahroonga Residence. A relaxing and spacious courtyard separates this unit from another pavilion that sits on the opposite side of the lot!

Breezy contemporary double-height living area

Designed by Darren Campbell Architect, it is the lavish central courtyard of the house that becomes the focal point of the home as it enthralls you with meandering walkways, private sitting and dining nooks draped in ample greenery, and of course, the large swimming pool that offers something for every member of the family. The front pavilion with its large glass doors opens up completely towards this majestic courtyard, and even the kitchen and dining space seem constantly connected with the natural heaven outside.

Lower level living area and kitchen of the stylish Sydney home

Contemporary interior with large glass wall and wooden flooring

Open design of the living space connects it with the outdoors

Stunning living area of the Sydney home becomes one with the pool outside

Large and meandering swimming pool of the Aussie home

Large pool defines and becomes the focal point of the large yard

A green archway adds to the beauty of the rear courtyard

It is the top floor that contains the bedrooms and other private quarters, even as the two pavilions are connected with one another through a cool central axis! Sweeping, double-height living spaces, luxurious bedrooms and iconic décor such as the Barcelona lounge chair and the Louis Ghost Chair complete this smashing Aussie home.

Outdoor dining space on an elevated platform with greenery all around

Gorgeous barbeque and sitting zone draped in greenery

Kitchen with breakfast zone that features acrylic chairs

Bedroom on the top level with a view of the courtyard

Super sleek contemporary bathroom with a white bathtub abd acrylic chair

Single storey facade of the private Wahroonga House in Sydney

Sherry Nothingam
Sherry is a blogger who loves to live her life to the fullest. She enjoys everything associated with design, d├ęcor 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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