Array
Houses

An Enchanting Country-Inspired Family Home

Wood accents, vivid colors, and curated furniture complete the magical appeal of this three-storey fairy tale house

Shares
Photography: Arch. Jose Luis Salazar Architect: Arch. Suzette Chua-Caringal, FUAP Interior Designer: Catherine Cena-Yambao

There are houses that instantly make you feel welcome and spaces that seem to transport you into a different place the moment you step inside. In this three-storey house, you won’t just be at ease, you’ll also feel like you’re living inside a magical storybook. “I call this house the Bed and Breakfast house because it looks and feels like that. In a city where almost all the newly built homes are modern in style, this one is different because it’s distinctly a country house,” says interior designer Cathy Cena-Yambao. Together with architect Suzette Chua-Caringal, Cathy and the owners meticulously worked on this dream home—from going through the design process to polishing the final look.

With three floors, five bedrooms, a home office, two living rooms, and seven bathrooms to cover, we can only imagine the amount of time they poured into the project. “The main challenge was probably just the length of time the project went on because we started designing even before groundbreaking and it went on up to three years later, even after they’ve moved in because we accessorized little by little,” adds the interior designer. To achieve the picturesque American Country style, the team used shiplap sidings, white finishes, wood accents, and rustic-inspired furniture. Take a tour of this lovely home below:

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

Entrance Hall

More on Realliving.com.ph

Shares

Latest Stories

7 Plants That Can Help You Keep Dengue Away

You need to do more than just plant them outside your home

Make Your Home Smell Like a Fancy Hotel for Less Than P700!

Shop for scented candles, room sprays, and more essentials while maintaining your budget

10 Things You Need to Clean to Avoid a Stinky Home

We tend to overlook how scent contributes to the first impression our house makes on guests �" or on us!

5 Organizing Ideas We Can Learn from this Family Home in San Juan

This home doesn't just have picture-perfect rooms. Let it inspire you to get organized.

Amoy Kulob at Mabaho? Here Are Ways to Keep Your Home Smelling Fresh

Because a beautiful house needs to smell good, too

Those School Buildings We Grew Up With Are Called Gabaldons

The President recently signed a law that mandates their conservation

These Are The Reasons Why You Have a Messy Home

Manage the clutter in your house with these tips from an interior designer

Which One is Best for Your Home: A Diffuser or A Humidifier?

Here is a quick guide between a diffuser and humidifier to help you decide which one is better for your space

6 Convincing Reasons Why It's Better to Rent Than Buy a Home

Paying monthly dues is less stressful compared to managing real estate taxes

9 Affordable Ways to Give Your Kitchen Cabinets a Makeover

Updating the look of your cabinets can greatly improve the overall ambiance of your kitchen

Is Your House Making You Sick?

Household pollutants may cause respiratory diseases and other health problems

These Cozy Laundromats Offer Good Food and Coffee, Too

These well-thought-out spaces are making us look forward to laundry day!
Load More Stories

Get inspiring design ideas and handy hints.
Subscribe to our newsletter now!