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Exquisite C.V. House: Minimal and Reclusive Urban Haven in Istanbul

An all-white home is understandably not for everyone. It demands even more care and effort when it comes with a modern-minimal aesthetic that relies on a polished, uncluttered look. Nestled in one of Istanbul’s most expensive and urbane neighborhoods, the C.V. House designed by Ofist fits this billing perfectly as it sweeps you off your feet with large, spacious living areas, a white and wood color palette and refined elegance that is wrapped in a cloak of tranquility. Add to this the wonderful views of the city that it promises and a private garden in Ayse Sultan Woods and you start to understand the allure of this exquisite residence.

Gorgeous rug brings red delight to the living room in white

Complementing the already pristine white interior to perfection and blending into the backdrop are large Moooi Non-Random pendant lights along with the modern stairway. It is drapes and the large wooden dining table that bring an ounce of contrast to an otherwise monochromatic living area. It is the first floor that house sthe bedrooms, bathrooms and other private areas with the garden level and the ground level containing multiple living spaces, kitchen, kitchenette, dining area and other public zones.

With décor that barely disturbs the sense of serenity inside the house, the new homeowners are bound to appreciate the relaxing and rejuvenating atmosphere of the C.V House even as they enjoy a view of bustling Istanbul just outside the window!

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Open deck of the home with a view of the Bosphorus
Contemporary house in Istanbul in white with the Moooi Non Random lights
Dark wood accent wall for the living room in white
Expansive white interior of the Istanbul home with a spacious dining area
Beautiful Moooi pendants steal the show inside the home even while blending into the backdrop

It is kind of ironic how the householder moved from an ‘all black’ house into such a light ‘all white’ house, but then again kind of understandable, since they would both need very neat, meticulous, hygienic hosts. That is what makes the transition both natural and yet exciting; an aesthetic makeover without needing functional adjustment…

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Small kitchenette with a small Smeg refrigerator
Dark accent wall offers the perfect backdrop for the kitchenette
Space-savvy and minimal interior of the home in white
Exceptional shower area and bathroom of the modern minimal Istanbul house
Unique tile design for the shower area
Wooden shower cabin brings warmth to the interior

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