An Australian Abode Fuses Structure With Scenery

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By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo
Perched on a coastal site in Australia, this property features cantilevered views of the sparkling sea.

Inspired by the site's spectacular surroundings, architecture firm Atelier Andy Carson has designed a rectilinear modern home overlooking Werri Beach in New South Wales, just 80 miles of Sydney, Australia. Known as Headland House, the 5,231-square-foot property sits on 150 acres, and is enveloped with grazing cows and coastal views. Scroll ahead to take a peek inside and get a glimpse of the awe-inspiring scenery.

An Australian Abode Fuses Structure With Scenery - Photo 1 of 16 - Headland House is positioned on the top of a hill on a 150-acre site where a ridge connects the Illawarra slope to the sea. From its elevated position, the residence enjoys sweeping views of Werri Beach and Geering Bay, as well as the grazing dairy cows in the nearby green pastures.

Headland House is positioned on the top of a hill on a 150-acre site where a ridge connects the Illawarra slope to the sea. From its elevated position, the residence enjoys sweeping views of Werri Beach and Geering Bay, as well as the grazing dairy cows in the nearby green pastures.

An Australian Abode Fuses Structure With Scenery - Photo 2 of 16 - The client, Beau Neilson (daughter of Australian art patrons Judith & Kerr Neilson) and her husband, Jeffrey Simpson, were looking for an elegant and comfortable home that also featured a two-bedroom guest house on the site to accommodate visitors and extended family. 

The client, Beau Neilson (daughter of Australian art patrons Judith & Kerr Neilson) and her husband, Jeffrey Simpson, were looking for an elegant and comfortable home that also featured a two-bedroom guest house on the site to accommodate visitors and extended family. 

An Australian Abode Fuses Structure With Scenery - Photo 3 of 16 - The funnel-like protrusion cantilevers over the hillside and is supported by angled pillars.

The funnel-like protrusion cantilevers over the hillside and is supported by angled pillars.

An Australian Abode Fuses Structure With Scenery - Photo 4 of 16 - This full-height glazed wall and balcony look out toward dramatic framed views of the sea. 

This full-height glazed wall and balcony look out toward dramatic framed views of the sea. 

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