A couple needed a weekend retreat that would capture 180 degree views across Port Phillip Bay to Point Nepean National Park and comfortably accommodate their extended family over weekends and summer holidays.
Timber and stone help create a warm and relaxed building that nestles in to its undulating, tea treed landscape.
The project balances Rescode requirements for front setback which preserves neighbourhood character and protect neighbours’ bay views, with the clients’ desire for a tennis court and pool to the rear.
Flexible spaces accommodate large family gatherings and close off to more intimate pods for quieter cosy weekends for two. Axes through the building delineate shared and private zones and ensure views continue throughout the house.