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This tranquil holiday home in Goa comes with private riverside views

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The living room is designed to encourage a nature-inspired slow life. It amalgamates the Portuguese-Goan heritage with hints of Turkish influences. A muted colour scheme with clean-lined, minimalist furniture keeps the design scheme rooted to the earth. Most of the furniture here is made of concrete with IPS to minimise the use of wood and maximize sustainability.

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In the living room, mellow, geometric patterned flooring is complemented by rustic stools. Hints of verdure accentuates the home’s connection with nature. Most of the furniture seen here is from Freedom Tree with cushions from Beruru.

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This serene holiday home in Goa comes with private riverside views

On the opposite side of the living room is the dining table with seamless outdoors views. A wicker pendant lamp from a local vendor adds warmth to the stone-top dining table and sets up a warm ambience.

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Behind the living room is a kitchen with sliding glass doors that segregate the two spaces while maintaining visual continuity. The kitchen features black Kota flooring with a crisscross pattern and maroon stone accents. 

This serene holiday home in Goa comes with private riverside views

On the left side of the foyer is a tall tree and staircase that leads to the upper level. The latticed terracotta wall beside the stairs filters sunlight and allows for ventilation.

Ishita Sitwala

This serene holiday home in Goa comes with private riverside views

The concrete staircase gives way to a blue spiral staircase framed by a skylight.

Ishita Sitwala

While most of the house has an earthy colour palette to exude a zen-like vibe, blue was used on the spiral staircase and front door for a distinctive charm. Varying shades of blue adorn the window frames as well.