This home is neatly tucked away into the side of a cliff

 

Specht Architects together with Louise Harpman, designed the renovation of this home, that is suspended on a narrow limestone ridge halfway down a cliff, overlooking Lake Austin in Texas.

 

This home is neatly tucked away into the side of a cliff


Building upon the frame of an existing 1970s-era structure, the designers created a warm and welcoming home for an elderly couple.

This home is neatly tucked away into the side of a cliff


The home has a rooftop herb garden with seating that provides uninterrupted views of the river below.

This home is neatly tucked away into the side of a cliff


Inside, you can see just how close to the cliff the home actually is through the large windows.

This home is neatly tucked away into the side of a cliff


The other side of the living room opens up to views of the surrounding area.

This home is neatly tucked away into the side of a cliff


This home is neatly tucked away into the side of a cliff


The home has an open floor plan for the main living, dining and kitchen areas.

This home is neatly tucked away into the side of a cliff


The kitchen has design elements, like open shelving, and multiple piece kitchen island that can be moved when needed.

This home is neatly tucked away into the side of a cliff


This home is neatly tucked away into the side of a cliff


Here you can see how the island is two pieces, both with wheels.

This home is neatly tucked away into the side of a cliff


Built-in wine racks provide plenty of storage for their wine collection.

This home is neatly tucked away into the side of a cliff


The wooden stairs with metal handrail guide you between the different levels of the home.

This home is neatly tucked away into the side of a cliff


A sliding door on tracks welcomes you to one of the bedrooms.

This home is neatly tucked away into the side of a cliff


In this bedroom, the bed is positioned on top of a platform with huge wheels.

This home is neatly tucked away into the side of a cliff


The bathroom is filled with light from the three windows.

This home is neatly tucked away into the side of a cliff


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