A retreat-style family home abounds in natural light and embraces imperfection

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05 November 2023

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A sophisticated sanctuary within a suburban setting outside of Adelaide, this contemporary family residence, overlooking the sand dunes of Tennyson Beach, captivates with an abundance of light, natural, textured materials and a sculptured landscape surrounding it.
The entry to Tennyson residence.
The entry to Tennyson residence.
German bricks create an imperfect facade | Tennyson Residence by Enzo Caroscio Architects
German bricks create an imperfect facade | Tennyson Residence by Enzo Caroscio Architects
The exterior of the house and the boundary walls create a cohesive feel between inside and out | Tennyson Residence by Enzo Caroscio Architects
The exterior of the house and the boundary walls create a cohesive feel between inside and out | Tennyson Residence by Enzo Caroscio Architects
The entrance at the rear of the property | Tennyson Residence by Enzo Caroscio Architects
The entrance at the rear of the property | Tennyson Residence by Enzo Caroscio Architects
The beachfront with a small plunge pool | Tennyson Residence by Enzo Caroscio Architects
The beachfront with a small plunge pool | Tennyson Residence by Enzo Caroscio Architects
Underfloor heating and double-glazed windows allow for comfortable temperatures throughout the year | Tennyson Residence by Enzo Caroscio Architects
Underfloor heating and double-glazed windows allow for comfortable temperatures throughout the year | Tennyson Residence by Enzo Caroscio Architects
The four-and-a-half metre-long kitchen island takes centre stage in the living area | Tennyson Residence by Enzo Caroscio Architects
The four-and-a-half metre-long kitchen island takes centre stage in the living area | Tennyson Residence by Enzo Caroscio Architects
The suspended timber staircase with a battened steel balustrade lets the light flow through from the courtyard | Tennyson Residence by Enzo Caroscio Architects
The suspended timber staircase with a battened steel balustrade lets the light flow through from the courtyard | Tennyson Residence by Enzo Caroscio Architects
Master bedroom | Tennyson Residence by Enzo Caroscio Architects
Master bedroom | Tennyson Residence by Enzo Caroscio Architects
Ensuite with free-standing bath and ocean views | Tennyson Residence by Enzo Caroscio Architects
Ensuite with free-standing bath and ocean views | Tennyson Residence by Enzo Caroscio Architects
Playful mix of colours and textures | Tennyson Residence by Enzo Caroscio Architects
Playful mix of colours and textures | Tennyson Residence by Enzo Caroscio Architects
Grand ocean views from the upstairs family room
Grand ocean views from the upstairs family room
Tennyson Residence by Enzo Caroscio Architects
Tennyson Residence by Enzo Caroscio Architects
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