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Upmarket bathroom suite with natural materials and freestanding tub

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Finely crafted walnut millwork and the white marble countertop and bath plinth give this master bathroom a luxury feel

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When entry to a master suite is via a walk-in wardrobe between bedroom and bathroom, it's apt to create a sense of both arrival and privacy.

This master suite by designer Jason Saunders of Arc Seven 1, the company that designed the whole house, takes just such a design route.

"With the wardrobe space straight ahead at entry, we designed a batten screen that rises and folds back above the doorway – effectively, screening the robe area and creating a dramatic arrival feature at the same time," Saunders says.

The suite offers a private, luxurious retreat with rich walnut millwork. This is repeated on the vanity front, though in another cut which shows off the wood grain to different effect.

"The warmth of the wood is complemented by the coolness of another natural material – the white, veined marble seen on the vanity benchtop and again as the plinth under the bath," says Saunders. "The marble plinth itself is also raised to optimise sea views for the bath's occupant."


Faced with a limited footprint, the bathroom has mirror-front wall cabinets and a mirror-clad column at the end – both bouncing natural light. On the other side of the room, the glass-fronted shower also opens to the deck the other way.

Credit List

House and bathroom designerJason Saunders, Arc Seven 1
BuilderVivendi Luxury Homes
Vanity cabinetryG&M Classic Cabinets
Shower fittingsRogerseller Rainlight Square Ceiling-mounted shower rose; Hansgrohe Raindance E150 Unica Rail Shower Set
BathBetteHome Oval Silhouette freestanding bath
BasinRogerseller Catalano C3 washbasin
TapsRogersellar Fantini Milano chrome, wall-mounted basin mixer
Hot water systemRinnai Eco32 hot water unit
Floors and wallsArtedomus Anthracite tile
ToiletDuravit Darling New Senso Wash wall-hung toilet suite
LightingLee Broom crystal pendants
VentilationIXL light-fan-heater
AccessoriesAvenir Artizen

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