Living

Family villa on Lake Zurich

This charming new house on the shores of Lake Zurich was built with the help of an architectural firm. Despite the residence’s large size—400 square metres of living space—every room feels cosy. A lovingly decorated home for a young family.

<p>The heart of the house is the solid walnut table, which has its counterpart outside on the terrace ...</p>

The heart of the house is the solid walnut table, which has its counterpart outside on the terrace ...

<p>... shimmering brass details, like on the fireplace panelling, conjure a touch of glamour ...</p>

... shimmering brass details, like on the fireplace panelling, conjure a touch of glamour ...

<p>... they are a common theme in the interior. Picked up here in the profiles of the sideboard ...</p>

... they are a common theme in the interior. Picked up here in the profiles of the sideboard ...

<p>... the custom-fitted original design stands out with its strong graphic look and hammertone surfaces ...</p>

... the custom-fitted original design stands out with its strong graphic look and hammertone surfaces ...

<p>... brushed brass profiles also make an appearance in the open kitchen made of white-stained oak ...</p>

... brushed brass profiles also make an appearance in the open kitchen made of white-stained oak ...

<p>… in the entryway, another shimmering detail: A striking bronze handle by Nottingham’s Philip Watts adorns the coat closet ...</p>

… in the entryway, another shimmering detail: A striking bronze handle by Nottingham’s Philip Watts adorns the coat closet ...

<p>... and is complemented by the console. The terrazzo floor in the entrance area contrasts with the modern parquet ...</p>

... and is complemented by the console. The terrazzo floor in the entrance area contrasts with the modern parquet ...

<p>... an artwork of handmade glass, the Nimbus Cascade chandelier by CTO Lighting illuminates the hallway ...</p>

... an artwork of handmade glass, the Nimbus Cascade chandelier by CTO Lighting illuminates the hallway ...

<p>... strutting cranes on the hand-painted silk Cranes wallpaper guide residents upstairs to their abodes...</p>

... strutting cranes on the hand-painted silk Cranes wallpaper guide residents upstairs to their abodes...

<p>... first, of course, to the children’s rooms. This one boasts Mathy by Bols’s Treehouse—a retreat and adventure playground at the same time ...</p>

... first, of course, to the children’s rooms. This one boasts Mathy by Bols’s Treehouse—a retreat and adventure playground at the same time ...

<p>... in the parents’ quarters, exquisite materials, such as the finest leather from Studioart covering the cabinet fronts, promote a sense of harmony ...</p>

... in the parents’ quarters, exquisite materials, such as the finest leather from Studioart covering the cabinet fronts, promote a sense of harmony ...

<p>... which is also reflected in the chest of drawers specially designed for the master bedroom. It beautifully sets off the Kilo lamp by Kalmar Werkstätten ...</p>

... which is also reflected in the chest of drawers specially designed for the master bedroom. It beautifully sets off the Kilo lamp by Kalmar Werkstätten ...

<p>... in the en suite bathroom, the terrazzo from the entrance reappears, making an excellent complement to the mosaic by Bisazza and the washbasins in dragged lacquer ...</p>

... in the en suite bathroom, the terrazzo from the entrance reappears, making an excellent complement to the mosaic by Bisazza and the washbasins in dragged lacquer ...

<p>... and in the souterrain, terrazzo anchors the dark-oak wine cellar with its almost mystical wallcovering by Phillip Jeffries ...</p>

... and in the souterrain, terrazzo anchors the dark-oak wine cellar with its almost mystical wallcovering by Phillip Jeffries ...

<p>... when they’re not chatting over fine wines, the family and guests gather in the home cinema, which is equipped like a real movie theatre but is a lot more comfortable.</p>

... when they’re not chatting over fine wines, the family and guests gather in the home cinema, which is equipped like a real movie theatre but is a lot more comfortable.