Sadath and Rejila wanted their dream dwelling to be nothing like the usual houses which feature cliched designs. They wanted the house to be unique and special with lots of lush greenery around it. The house was designed to suit the interests and preferences of all the family members. It was AM Faisal of the Nirman Designers, based in Manjeri, who designed this elegant house.
The house stands majestically on a sprawling vista of greenery. Landscaping is done by aesthetically combining Mexican grass and Tandoor stones. All the trees that stood in the plot were retained. A beautiful kitchen garden, play area for the kids and spaces for the family members to gather are all arranged as part of the landscape. Facilities are arranged to harvest rainwater as well.
The exteriors feature the classic combination of white and light shades of coffee brown hues. The roof is designed in different heights and patterns which add to the overall look of the house. Shingles are paved on the roof. The car porch is designed in such a way that one can enter the house from here without getting drenched when it rains.
The lower storey has a car porch, sit-out, living and dining areas, kitchen, work area, courtyard and two bedrooms. Meanwhile, a study area, an upper living space and three bedrooms complete the upper floor.
The walkway from the porch to the sit-out is built using metal and deck wood. Instead of side walls, metal strings are installed in the sit-out. Creepers could be grown here in the future to add more greenery. In-built sitting spaces are arranged in the sit-out from where the beautiful greenery and lush gardens could be enjoyed.
The formal living area is adjacent to the foyer space. The interiors are elegantly designed which perfectly suit the modern times. Tiles with wooden texture are paved on the floor here. Gypsum and plywood are used on the ceiling.
The dining area is spacious with a design feature enhanced with synthetic grass, deck wood and pebbles. The wash area, with a full pedestal wash basin, is arranged beneath the stairway.
The space between the bedroom and the kitchen has been turned into a modern courtyard. Lots of pleasant sun shine enters the house through the vertical pergolas.
The kitchen has all the modern facilities. The modules are made in marine ply and veneer. A small family dining area is arranged here. Besides ensuring lots of storage spaces, facilities to let in lots of light and air too have been arranged here.
All the five bedrooms are designed in unique themes. The cots, head boards and ceiling features make the bedrooms unique and special. Storage has been given importance in the rooms.
A study area is arranged in the mid landing of the stairway. There are enough spaces here to arrange the kids’ study materials neatly. Sun light falls here from the sky light on the above floor. The upper living area is in the main landing of the stairway. Wood is paved on the steps and also on the walk ways.
This house surely is beautiful and majestic, featuring unique designs. However, it is equally efficient and has many features which are amazing enough to be followed by anyone who build a house.
Location – Vadakara, Valliyad
Plot - 1 acre
Area – 3600 sq ft
Owner – Sadath and Rejila
Designer: AM Faisal, Nirman Designs, Manjeri, Malappuram
Ph – 9895978900