‘Sree Smitham’ at Puthupally, Kottayam, Kottayam, is a majestic abode which inspires awe and curiosity at the same time. The distinct views from the three sides are the highlights of the exteriors.
Exteriors exude the charm of a unique architectural style. Truss work done over the slope roof makes it look higher than the usual measurements. The roof tiles paved on it enhances the exquisiteness of the design. This space could be used as a utility area, providing facilities of a two-storied house.
Formal and family living areas, dining space, kitchen and four bedrooms are arranged in this house which has area of 3161 sq ft. The interiors designed in the semi-open style makes it look vast and spacious. The living and the dining areas are arranged as part of the spacious hall.
The elegant furniture crafted in wood adds to the regal charm of the interiors. Vitrified tiles, in lighter shades, are paved on the floor.
The unique design of the cantilever stairway is quite eye-catching. The handrails are done in wood and glass. The pergolas on the heightened roof above the stairway let lots of natural light and fresh air into the interiors. There is a living area on the upper landing where a TV unit is arranged.
Prime importance is given to excellent ventilation and storage in the bedrooms. The bay windows, from where the beautiful nature outside could be enjoyed, add to the charm of the rooms. Wardrobes and dressing area are arranged in all the bedrooms which are bath-attached.
The kitchen is in the open style. The cupboards are done in multi wood and laminate finish. A part of the counter top has been converted into a breakfast space as well. A work area completes the kitchen.
Instead of gypsum, calcium silicate panels are used for the false ceiling. This helps regulate the temperature inside the house. Solar panels are installed on the roof of this house. A major part of the energy requirement in this house is fulfilled by these solar panels. It helps save significantly on the electricity bills as well.
Location – Puthupally, Kottayam
Plot – 10 cents
Area – 3161 sq ft
Owner – Sreekumar
Architect – Bijulal Babu
Mob – 94471 53807