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Rental of the week: Black House in Germany

Architect Thomas Kröger was tasked with designing a ‘glass box in the meadows’ by the owners of Black House in Uckermark.

The area – known as the ‘Tuscany of the north’ – is packed with hills, lakes and woodland and this property sits on the edge of Prenzlauer Forest, with views of the surrounding hills.

Black House Germany

Echoing the silhouette of a barn, Black House makes the most of its natural vistas, with floor-to-ceiling windows across two-thirds of its ground floor, which holds an open-plan living room and kitchen.

The property takes its name from colour palette – a moody contrast to the surrounding greenery. Dark wood finishes combine with concrete floors and black units in the kitchen.

Black House living room
Black House

Meanwhile, colour is injected into the 4-bedroom home via the furniture, such as the purple sofa in front of the large wood-burning stove in the living room.

Black House – sleeping up to eight people – is available to rent via Boutique Homes.

Like this story? Take a look inside another Thomas Kröger designed vacation home

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