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The Barefoot Bay Cottage
The Barefoot Bay Cottage
The Designory
The Barefoot Bay Cottage is the first-holiday house to be designed and built for boutique accommodation business, Barefoot Escapes (www.barefootescapes.com.au). Working with many of The Designory’s favourite brands, it has been designed with an overriding luxe Australian coastal style synonymous with Sydney based team. The newly renovated three bedroom cottage is a north facing home which has been designed to capture the sun and the cooling summer breeze. Inside, the home is light-filled, open plan and imbues instant calm with a luxe palette of coastal and hinterland tones. The contemporary styling includes layering of earthy, tribal and natural textures throughout providing a sense of cohesiveness and instant tranquillity allowing guests to prioritise rest and rejuvenation. Images captured by Lauren Hernandez
The Higgins
The Higgins
TENNA Homes
Entertainment Area comprising louvered bi-fold doors that completely open the space. Connecting the existing living to the new alfresco area.
Country Cottage
Country Cottage
Berkeley Interiors
A sleep out in a Queenslander cottage transformed into a sunny playroom for kids and study. Property Styling
All down to the detail
All down to the detail
New Zealand Certified Builders Association
A lovely, clean finish, complemented by some great features. Kauri wall using sarking from an old villa in Parnell.
Ferndale Feature Home, Kapiti
Ferndale Feature Home, Kapiti
David Reid Homes
A large gable window demands attention in the open-plan living area, drawing the eye to the high raking ceilings. The interior is flooded with natural light. Polished concrete floors luxuriate in solar gain, lending a hand in heating this warm and comfortable home. A random-width timber feature wall with fireplace delivers warmth and texture. It cunningly incorporates access to a hidden lounge. Large double-glazed sliding doors open up to a covered al fresco courtyard perfect for year round entertaining. Large glass doors open up to extend the entire area.
Sunroom Serenity
Sunroom Serenity
Lucy Interior Design
All furnishings are available through Lucy Interior Design. www.lucyinteriordesign.com - 612.339.2225 Interior Designer: Lucy Interior Design Photographer: Andrea Rugg
Mt Rain House
Mt Rain House
place architecture:design
Tom Holdsworth Photography Our clients wanted to create a room that would bring them closer to the outdoors; a room filled with natural lighting; and a venue to spotlight a modern fireplace. Early in the design process, our clients wanted to replace their existing, outdated, and rundown screen porch, but instead decided to build an all-season sun room. The space was intended as a quiet place to read, relax, and enjoy the view. The sunroom addition extends from the existing house and is nestled into its heavily wooded surroundings. The roof of the new structure reaches toward the sky, enabling additional light and views. The floor-to-ceiling magnum double-hung windows with transoms, occupy the rear and side-walls. The original brick, on the fourth wall remains exposed; and provides a perfect complement to the French doors that open to the dining room and create an optimum configuration for cross-ventilation. To continue the design philosophy for this addition place seamlessly merged natural finishes from the interior to the exterior. The Brazilian black slate, on the sunroom floor, extends to the outdoor terrace; and the stained tongue and groove, installed on the ceiling, continues through to the exterior soffit. The room's main attraction is the suspended metal fireplace; an authentic wood-burning heat source. Its shape is a modern orb with a commanding presence. Positioned at the center of the room, toward the rear, the orb adds to the majestic interior-exterior experience. This is the client's third project with place architecture: design. Each endeavor has been a wonderful collaboration to successfully bring this 1960s ranch-house into twenty-first century living.
Jada Windows Pass-Through Steel Folding Window
Jada Windows Pass-Through Steel Folding Window
Jada Windows
Folding doors and windows offer the unique ability to open an entire wall for indoor/outdoor living while maintaining a more traditional steel door appearance. #JadaSteelWindows
Front Porch on Lake of the Isles
Front Porch on Lake of the Isles
Amber
This porch features stunning views of the lake and running trails. The furniture in the space is a mix of old and new, and designer furniture and custom made furniture. We used navy blue flooring material on the ceiling to add interest, color and texture. A new Waverton Cambria top sits on an antique Weiman lacquer table base. Mark Ehlen Photography.
Sunrooms – also referred to as glass rooms and screen rooms – allow you to enjoy your surrounding landscape, no matter how dull the weather is outside. If your solarium roof lets light in, they can also double as a conservatory or garden room. People often take advantage of an outdoor patio or alfresco area, while those northeast of the country are known to enclose their Queenslander verandahs, all in the name of creating a room in which you and your family can enjoy the sun.

What building materials should I consider for my sunroom?


If you want to allow the maximum amount of sunlight into your sunroom while also trapping heat, clear, double-glazed windows should make up the majority of the walls. If you live in a mostly-warm climate like Queensland, enclosed verandahs would benefit from window screens, to allow airflow. A retractable roof or louvres are another great option that would let you control the airflow.

Roofing can be consistent with the rest of the home, or, depending on the preference of the homeowner, could consist of glass or plastic panels that let in extra light. If you’re willing to spend more money, panels are also available with coating designed to reflect ultraviolet rays. Since high ceilings result in hot air rising out of reach, a vaulted ceiling is a nice alternative that still allows your space to feel light and airy. All types of flooring can be installed, but concrete, brick or stone will increase thermal mass.

If you're designing your sunroom from scratch, consider consulting an architect to help.

How do I decorate a sunroom addition?


When looking for furniture and decor, remember that your sunroom will see a high amount of direct sunlight. Leather, plastic and metal, for instance, can become extremely hot if exposed to the sun, whereas other fabrics and materials such as linen and silk can quickly fade. Outdoor furniture is a good option, as is anything made of wicker, cotton or wool. Consider installing blinds to help prolong the life of your furniture and accessories when the sunroom is not in use, and add greenery so you don’t feel hemmed in. A professional stylist can help you choose if you're unsure.

Whether you want inspiration for planning a sunroom renovation or are building a designer sunroom from scratch, Houzz has 58,952 images from the best designers, decorators, and architects in the country, including Jeffries Studio and Details Interiors, LLC. Look through sunroom photos in different colours and styles and when you find a sunroom design that inspires you, save it to an Ideabook or contact the Pro who made it happen to see what kind of design ideas they have for your home. Explore the beautiful sunroom ideas photo gallery and find out exactly why Houzz is the best experience for home renovation and design.