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Uruguay | A shore thing
Designing a home for the owner
of some of the most prestigious
restaurants and nightclubs in
Argentina and Uruguay was a
venture reflective of the pared
back style of a Martín Gómez
home. The result? A stunning,
peaceful summer abode that
satisfies the clients’ requirements
within the context of the landscape
Called La Boyita, the contemporary
single-storey home takes on a
hotel-like structure consisting of
five zones to accommodate the owner’s
vast social agenda. “It was imperative
that we addressed the particular lifestyle
of our client,” says Martín. For this reason,
the home’s indoor and alfresco common
areas were emphasised. With huge living
and dining rooms, a cinema, four outdoor
fireplaces, two pools and jacuzzis, it is a
true entertainer’s delight.
More private areas such as the guest
bedrooms were split into four additional
zones that surround a green patio, allowing
visitors the relaxed and luxurious feeling of
staying in a self-contained deluxe hotel.
Sitting on a unique seafront plot in
Punta del Este, Uruguay, the home affords
03. An extravagant addition to the otherwise natural palette, the
chandelier was bought at a well-known antique store in La Barra,
in the resort town of Punta del Este, and restored by a specialist.
04. For warmth, richness and character, the kitchen is custom-
made from Lapacho and Cedriño wood from Uruguay and Brazil.
05. A cosy dinette set in a bright space is perfect for breakfast
or tea, a seamless combination of a vintage table with a quartet
of Saarinen tulip chairs.
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