Beautiful Renovation of a Hundred Year-Old Greek Stable into a Retreat in Tinos Island Holiday House by Ioannis Exarchou

Athens-based architect Ioannis Exarchou renovated the cave-like stone interior of a hundred year-old Greek stable in Tinos Island into a summer retreat for two with a minimum cost. Description by Ioannis Exarchou: The work is a response to a requirement of vacation – temporary residence in an abandoned stable. The programme conforms to the limitations imposed by the elaborate stone building. It consists of three areas: an oblong which accommodates [...]

 

1700s Coach House Renovated Into a Spacious Home

Zecc Architects have designed the conversion of a monumental coach house annex stables from 1760 into a spacious home. Large open spaces were achieved by removing the built details of previous renovation while preserving most of the historical elements. Description by Zecc Architects: The stable, still complete with hay racks, stone troughs and iron cast horse heads, is used as a living room. The original tack room is now the [...]

 

Former Stable to Enchanting Home + Walled Garden

Believe it or not, this used to be stable. Formerly the stables of a Wheel-Wright, which was a 120 year old building in Australia. Now converted to an enchanting, beautiful, private and super cool home with meandering pathways and walled gardens. The climbers up the entrance softens up the doorway. Upon entering, you are presented with high vaulted ceilings and exposed trusses, huge open plan, living and dining with open fireplace. Image source.