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Abr 222013



Ish ka, Pinar Del Faro, José Ignacio, Punta Del Este

Ish-ka is a 350m2 luxury beach house with in the exclusive Pinar Del Faro gated neighbourhood. Pinar Del Far looks out towards the fashionable peninsula of José Ignacio and the famous lighthouse can be viewed from the site with the sea and the setting sun providing a backdrop. Pinar Del Faro consists of 50 hectares of pine woodlands in front of the sea. The residents with access to the club house, spa, 40m pool, children’s play area, tennis courts as well as the bar restaurant and conference facility.

The dwelling on lot H20 consists of two buildings with a swimming pool between. The first of the two buildings contains the double height space of the living room, dining area and kitchen as well as service quarters back of house. The second building is two storey and contains 4 ensuite bedrooms, including the master suite, as well as the playroom/TV room. The master bedroom has a large walk-through wardrobe and a large balcony views of the Jose Ignacio Light House and the sea

The blocks divide the site into three outdoor spaces, the front garden has a garage pergola and creates a buffer zone to living quarters block. The central space retains a number of mature pine trees and at its center there is a 16m swimming pool with a shallow bathing area for children. The garden space beyond the bedroom block contains the tree house and is designed as a play area for older children to ‘make noise’.

The first building has two covered external spaces. The first is a porch under the main roof and has two porch swings to receive guests and connects to the living space with the large sliding glass doors. The second covered outdoor space is a gallery which overlooks the swimming pool, houses the barbecue and outside dining area.

The second building also has two covered spaces. There is a sitting area arranged around an external fireplace recessed into the ground and forms an extension of the playroom/TV area. The bedrooms all ave double aspect and all look out towards the swimming pool under the shelter of a double height gallery.

This House featured in the New York Times


Design Development

Garwin Farren Pinar Del Faro

Computer image of first external reception area

Casa Jose Ignacio, Punta Del Este - Mesa

Gallery 1 – External Dining Area

Casa Jose Ignacio, Punta Del Este - Sunken seating

Sunken ‘chill-out’ area

Casa Jose Ignacio, Punta Del Este - Pond

Pond sitting area

Casa Jose Ignacio, Punta Del Este - Master Suite

Master Bedroom


Casa Pinar Del Faro

Steel frame panels made off-site

Casa Moderna

Steel frame panels made off-site

Casa Jose Ignacio under construction 2

Concrete raft formwork

Casa Pinar del Faro

Complex house built around existing trees

Casa Pinar Del Faro

Walkway runs entire 50m length of site

Casa Pinar Del Faro

Timber trusses engineered off-site

Facts + Figures

Datos + Cifras
Facilidades exclusivas: Spa, laguna, tenis club, Piscina, área de juegos para niños café bar & recepción, seguridad.
Area del terreno: 1,300m2 (0.2acres)
Area total: 555.45m2 (5,979 Sq Ft.)
Area interna: 228m2 (2,454 Sq Ft.)
Área externa cubierta: 327.5m2 (3,525 Sq Ft.)
Dormitorios: 4 suites + dependencias de servicio
Baños completos: 5
Baños parciales: 2
Cocinas: 1+2 kitchenettes
Chimeneas : Chimeneas /chimenea exterior: 4 + Parrillero
Piscina: 13m x 5.5m incluye área para niños
Aire acondicionado: sistema de aire acondicionado a lo largo de toda la propiedad
Features: 71.5m swimming pool, separate Play room (Fifth bedroom), children’s tree house, pond water feature. Fully Furnished: Custom designed kitchens, dining tables & chairs coffee tables, sofas beds, wardrobes, sun loungers, benches, beds, night tables, 4 fridges/freezers, dishwasher, washer/drier, electric oven with convector and electric hob with touch controls.
Distancia a la playa: 300m
Distancia al pueblo: 200m