A lavish pool barbecue area spa with ocean views and a tranquil garden add to the opulence of the home that encourages you to spend more time outdoors than inside. A warm earthy color palette and curated décor choices complete this expansive East Hampton retreat.
Bringing together the past and the present in a wonderful alchemy of styles and eras seems to be the favored path in the case of most home renovations in recent times. The idea of adaptive reuse of an existing structure instead of completely dismantling it and starting afresh has caught on both because of its economic and aesthetic sense. Located in the suburb of just a few miles from the heart of this fabulous home epitomizes the approach of blending the modern with the classic.
Every little detail inside the cabin is crafted to ensure that the atmosphere is as informal and serene as possible while remaining true to the classic woodsy cabin style. Pops of green yellow and blue add excitement and bring out the cool architectural features in each room with simplicity being the key focal point.
A more open floor plan replaced the traditional interior that was burdened with unnecessary partitions to create a cheerful and pleasant ambiance indoors. A revamp in the style of the new guest bathroom family bathroom master bedroom and children’s bedrooms completes the makeover that still retains much of the original flavor of the classic British structure despite the fresh ergonomic skin.
Restoring and maintaining the house Knud Erik had the walls rendered using lime in the original white colour. Its window frames (there are 104 windows) were sanded and painted and the original exterior doors were taken apart then returned to their former state.
A clever mix of modern furnishings with vintage finds reclaimed and restored pieces and vintage delights adds another layer of intrigue to this fascinating holiday home. Complete with five different bedrooms that offer diverse themes and décor that complements these respective themes there is plenty of space for guests and friends here!
Hellerup Manor House is home to numerous pieces designed by Wegner’s expert hand including prototypes and samples that he developed jointly with Holger Hansen Knud Erik Hansen’s father.