It’s a charming single-storey house that stands right in the middle of lush greenery. Located in Kanjirappally, Kerala, the house is built on two floors according to the layout of the plot. The house is constructed with a higher roof elevation than a normal house.
The householder's parents and brother live in the house above the plot where the new house stands. The driveway is laid with Bangalore stone. Elsewhere they beautified the landscape with sand and pearl grass. And of course, the surrounding fruit trees add charm to the landscape.
The main car porch is designed as a guest area. A guest living room and adjoining guest bedroom are also included for guests. There is a facility on the upper floor to park vehicles. This car is accessed from the porch to a wide-open space. Family living and dining are prepared as part of an open hall.
As the family resides in Dubai, a miniature waterfall has been prepared to resemble the famous waterfall in Dubai Mall. The formal living has been enhanced with a water body.
Vitrified tiles are mostly used on the floor. The veranda is paved with granite. The spacious 8-seater dining table set is customized as per the needs of the household.
Complementing the family living is the 7-seater L-shaped sofa. Three bedrooms are accessed from the family living. The bay windows are the highlight of the bedrooms. They have provided a patio space by adding a door from the guest bedroom. It would be useful for a gathering in the evenings. Floor-to-ceiling shelves ensure maximum storage in all bedrooms.
As there was no permanent residence, the family only needed a kitchen. A working kitchen and adjoining store room are arranged accordingly. The kitchen cabinet is made of multiwood.
Exterior lighting plays an important role in enhancing the beauty of the home. At the time of construction, the layout was planned and fixed in concrete. So the exterior lights of the house are all arranged as spotlights from the roof.
Location – Kanjirappally
Plot -50 cent
Area -3470 sq ft
Design - Binoy Mathew
Owner - Manuel George & Rose Preena
Photography - Jacob Zacharia