Ancient stucco was used by the Greeks and Romans and was white in hue made from white marble or a stone powder amalgamation and slaked lime. During this era, coloring was not enacted during the mixing process, but afterwards while decorating the walls with fresh plaster. This small bit of history reveals how much stucco is loved in home décor for both the exterior and interior, even today. When you fix your eyes upon this beautiful stucco home by rizos architects, it reminds you that the ancient stucco method of constructing interesting interiors and exteriors still has an intense modern appeal.
The exterior of this dwelling is much like a wedding cake. It looks tasty and celebratory. The complementary pastel blue shutters and door, adds just the right trimming, creating a beautiful exterior that is fun to look at! It’s a uniquely designed home. The exterior ignites a welcoming appeal. The breathtaking ocean views are captivating, adding to the overall festive appeal of the dwelling.
The veranda furniture offers residence a relaxing place to view the calm ocean. It’s expansive, grandiose, and inspiring. It is clear that this home is designed for easy-going luxury. It’s quietly luxurious while offering everything a person with exquisite taste could ask for.
The interior is much like the inside of a playhouse. It’s bright, softly colored, inviting, and fun. The interior’s comfort does not compromise on sumptuousness, yet it resonates an earthiness and quiet beauty. A high beamed sealing is anchor to a ceiling fan for cooling, while the open doors extends to the outside wonder of nature.
The white and pastel blue theme runs throughout the home with bits of strong, intense color added here and there. The bedroom appears quiet, a beautiful place to sleep after a day of fun in the sun. Furnishings are minimal, storage is adequate, lighting is soft, while the stark white walls easily complement the sparse décor.
The bathroom is like a giant marshmallow. Its starkly white interior appears soft and gentle. It is an affable area for one to freshen-up, prepare, and look forward to a beautiful day.
The architectural design of the interior and exterior are perfectly intertwined. In fact, it all seems like one huge room including the exquisite blue ocean. The home is actually much larger than it appears in the photo. A living room, separate kitchen, and two guesthouses along with the interior bath, are all part of this stunning edifice. Upstairs a private porch faces the north creating a captivating ambiance with a spectacular view.
A summer residence, a great getaway, or a year-round residence with a stunning view, makes this residence home regardless of how long anyone stays!
Photographs: Panagiotis Voumvakis for ek