Casa Xixim, a stunning villa in Tulum, Mexico, is an eco-friendly, grid-tied, net-neutral house that works in harmony with its surroundings. Occupants can take in the tropical setting from numerous balconies and patios.
Enter into this formal living space and be greeted with rich wood panels, a curved floor-to-ceiling window and neutral, comfy seating. The wood-burning fireplace and ornate chandelier give the room a traditional feeling paired with a large, modern desk and a bench with animal print cushion.
This gourmet kitchen draws rich luxury from wood paneling, floors and cabinetry, all in the same warm brown. Wide passageways surround the central island, making it easy for chefs to move from station to station.
Rich mahogany panels extend from the ceilings to the walls in this cozy, contemporary library. Natural light shines from the window with soft light overhead from the modern starburst light. Built-ins provide plenty of storage around the room with a comfy neutral sofa and complimentary armchairs positioned beside the wood-burning fireplace.
Knotty pine paneling is original to this cottage's living and dining space and was kept natural to maintain the modern country feel. The natural wood provides a backdrop to the owner's colorful artwork depicting a jazz club scene.
This spacious recreation room features a movie theatre projector, billiards and shuffleboard tables, four leather seats and a full wet bar for entertaining. Exposed wooden beams overhead pair perfectly with the wall of built-ins for trophies and collectables.
Wood panelling gives stately elegance to this foyer. A large brick fireplace tucked under the stairs provides an opportunity to showcase modern wall art above the mantel that adds stylish depth to the room.