Before you write these off for their exorbitant prices, think about this: landed properties are a great investment for multi-generational families, and provide the natural environment for kids to play and learn. Best of all, remodelling a landed home means no ends to your creativity – want to add an extra room, or extend the four walls? No problem. Here are eight modern homes just for you.
If You're The Nostalgic Type...
There's nothing that sparks nostalgia like an old shophouse. This homeowner consciously avoided overhauling its charming eccentricities, keeping the colours neutral. He also added bright accents in the form of characterful furniture and colourful soft furnishings.
Architect: EZRA Architects
Location: Onan Road
If You Love Shangri-La...
Antiques and artwork add a worldly touch. The owner's many sculptures lend an exotic note to the living room. Eye-catching ottomans and cushions gives the space a sense of comfort.
Interior Designer: Boon Siew D'sign
Location: Pavillion Circle
Cost of renovation: $148,000
If You Like Beachside Chic
No cheesy nautical designs here. We're talking about design inspirations from the sun-drenched Spanish coastal town of Marbella which takes hints from the intricate Moorish designs with modern-day resort style. Check out the play on colours, and how they come together to create this cosy home.
Interior Designer: Ciseern
Location: Sunrise Walk
Cost of renovation: $250,000
If You Are Fickle About Styles...
Then have them all! You've got space anyway. These understated, colourful furniture looks deliberate and interesting, especially when paired with statement cement screed walls and plush marble floors.
Interior Designer: Free Space Intent
Location: Eng Kong Terrace
Cost of renovation: $335,000
If You Love To Entertain...
You definitely need an open kitchen that leads to a gorgeous backyard and a pool, like this stunning home here! Glass elements gives an elegant façade, while the open concept and plenty of sofa space makes the home feel generous, spacious, and airy.
Architect: HYLA Architects
Location: Serangoon Gardens
If You Love Fairytale Cottages...
This stunner welcomes its owners home with an open but cosy concept decor - which is better for traffic flow than having several rooms. And for extra authenticity, the attic was converted into a loft suite complete with designated study, entertainment and sleeping areas.
Interior Designer: Project File
Location: Fernhill Road
Cost of renovation: $250,000
If You Like All Things Old-Fashioned...
Then you must know how to pick the right details. In this home, vintage furniture lends an old-school charm. Carefully curate your decorative pieces to enhance the antique-y look. But don’t go overboard and keep the look contemporary with a few modern pop art.
Interior Designer: Three-D Conceptwerke
Location: Tanjong Katong
Cost of renovation: $110,000
If You Like The Classic Look...
Then you'll love the boutique-hotel makeover. Statement lights, designer furniture, and plush textures can create a cosy feel. And make sure you let in lots of natural light to give it a a great sense of comfort and serenity.
Interior Designer: I-Bridge Design
Location: Kew Drive
Cost of renovation: $180,000
Give Your Home A Total Makeover
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