Low-energy family villa placed in an attractive location of Vonoklasy village in the Central Bohemia. The immediate vicinity of virginal nature, easy and quick access to the Prague and unique architecture using above-standard materials form a unique combination for demanding clients who are looking for a living in the quite countryside with the benefits of the city within reach.
The overal appearance of the property was defined by top architects from three renowned studios. The combination of those three creative approaches has created a unique property where modern architecture and traditional materials are combined into a harmonious whole while respecting both the surrounding buildings and landscape.
The garden is conceived as a natural extension of the living space – you can relax on one of the terraces, a habitat pond with natural water filtration ensures pleasant cooling of the air around the pergola and allure to bath and swim in its clean water, mature trees provide a pleasant shade to relax on a swing or outdoor seating in the hot summer months.
The heart of the whole house is a generously big living area with kitchen, dining room and direct access to the terrace with pergola which in summer days serves as an outdoor dining room. Large windows offering beautiful views of the garden and the opening of the space up to the second floor make the entire living room incredibly spacious and airy yet still cozy and homely due to the gable roof, fireplace and wood paneling. On the same floor there is a master bedroom with en-suite bathroom and walk-in cloakroom and two other rooms – each room has its own entrance to one of the terraces. The layout of the ground floor is completed by a guest toilet, utility room, hall and a practical cloakroom.
On the top floor there are two more bedrooms, a bathroom and a spacious hall, which can be turned into a children’s playroom, rest room or library.
In the basement of the house is a large room for housework, hall and technical facilities room.
The use of quality materials and modern technologies together with refined design details such as applied art or a vertical garden in the bathroom make the whole picture together with the quality of the architectural design. Environmental friendliness has been stressed too: the heat pump, ventilation with heat recovery and the possibility of installing photovoltaic panels are small but important details. Intelligent home control in the house is provided by the installation. The garage with a rechargeable socket for an electric car is large enough for two cars.
Location and nearby infrastructure
Thanks to its location in the Protected Landscape Area Český kras and the immediate vicinity of the Krásná stráň natural monument and the Karlické údolí nature reserve, Vonoklasy is an exceptionally quiet location; the road from here is dead end and thus there is a minimal traffic. There are plenty of trails for cyclists and runners to get happy and a lot of paths for strolls and walks in the vicinity as well – only a few kilometers away are popular visitor places such as the majestic Karlštejn castle, the Svatý Jan pod Skalou Monastery, Bubovice waterfalls or caves in Koněprusy. Dobřichovice and Černošice are in sight with countless popular cafes, restaurants and farm shops. Despite being surrounded by forests and unspoiled nature, you can get to the center of Prague from here in thirty minutes, you can also quickly and easily get to the D5 and D1 highway, and there is a train stop in Černošice or Dobřichovice nearby.