In the verdant green heights of Tahiti’s Papeete, this super modern and natural style five bed and four bath home blends in beautifully with its surroundings. The architect has clearly been inspired by the jungle like space spread like a carpet below, as the whole house is unobtrusive against the hand of Mother Nature, calling on a warm wood construction complete with vegetative roof terrace and solar panels.
The villa boasts an impressive 4 thousand feet of living space sketched out across four different levels. Being in the balmy tropical air of Tahiti, there is also a generous thousand feet of outdoor space on the beautiful deck and every single room has access to a patio so no one misses out on the glorious sunsets that are sure to take centre stage. A beautiful navy blue heated lap pool at 20m runs alongside the house, inviting swimmers to breaststroke against a backdrop of unbeatable views.
The lower level floor resembles a modern art gallery, with its pale floors and minimalist furnishing – drawing the eye to the colorful local art work adorning the walls and the pull of the open terrace shaded by greenery. The kitchen is a vision of dark polished wood, stainless steel, and marble – accentuated by local print lampshades, it leads seamlessly to the al fresco dining space where late night suppers are accompanied by the wild cries of brightly plumed birds.
The whole open plan feel is fresh, blurring the lines between indoors and outdoors. The living space spills over into the external terrace without interruption, so you can snuggle beneath blankets on bamboo furnishing, sip sommelier inspired wines at the dinner table, and embrace the barefoot luxury feel that encompasses the house.
Moving up one level higher and the views only get more astonishing as we come to the bedroom suites. Natural tones soothe rather than steal the show from the landscape outside, with low level lighting, muted color schemes and the patio ever beckoning you for a nightcap out on the terrace. The master bedroom also provides a dressing room, toilet and bathroom. On this floor, you will find another three bedrooms – one with its own shower room. There is also a laundry room and office – all the necessities you need for a fabulous family home.
An exposed gloss staircase connects the four levels, and on the third level you can find a gorgeous guest bedroom with shower facilities, an office space, storage room, and access to the wide garage with more than ample parking space for several cars.
At the top of the house you will find a roof terrace, soft and green and melding in with the garden like landscape that unfolds around the villa. There is also a shrine and entrance to the rest of the Zen like flowing house. This is the perfect place for a spot of morning yoga or to gaze in panoramic bliss at the stars on soft clear nights.