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Boasting great street presence, this show home is equally impressive beyond the front door with visual links right through the home to the expansive living spaces that open to generous decks at the rear.  A light-filled atrium and a generous landing area also feature.

Designed by group home builder Mike Greer Homes BOP/Waikato

From the designer

This home was built as Mike Greer Homes’ premier Waikato show home. In an up and coming, high class area, the team wanted a statement home to set it apart in the street. The home meets these requirements – clad with a mixture of cedar and nickel honed masonry with black mortar, and a captivating entrance way with peeks of the open concept layout inside.


Upon entry, the hallway looks directly through to the outdoor living space and both living area and entranceway offer separate spaces while maintaining flow through the home.

A north-facing orientation of this home make it a light and bright space, with light inducing stackers in the dining and kitchen area to capture sunlight and connect seamlessly to the expanse of quality kwila decking and the greenery of the garden.

A separate store, scullery and lounge (accessed by an American oak barn door) complete the living area, creating multiple practical, refined spaces. The kitchen area with large island bench is a statement piece and includes a black velour finish to scullery.

Godfrey Hirst Regal Oak Scarborough open treads, with pine stringers painted in feature colour, adorn the stairwell on the right-hand side leading to the light filled atrium and a generous landing area accompanied by a smaller deck area.

Thoughtfully designed, the functional, four-bedroom plus study floor plan provides multiple spaces for work and play, allowing a growing family to re-purpose over time. With quality fixtures and fittings throughout, Smeg appliances, a Fujitsu heat pump, and Grohe tapware, the home is specified to step into both refinement and comfort.

Credit list

Interior designer
Lisa Redshaw Design
Cladding
Block – Brickery; vertical cedar; James Hardie horizontal Stria
Window/door joinery
Fairview Aluminium
Bedroom flooring
Feltex Okiwi Bay Lucas carpet, from Complete Flooring Services
Wallcoverings
Feature wallpaper to lounge and master bedroom
Heating
Heat pumps
Control systems
Alarm
Kitchen designer
HK Kitchens
Landscaping
Lawn & Turf, Mike Glasson
Roof
Long Run iron
Main floor
Godfrey Hirst Regal Oak Scarborough timber flooring; Feltex Cheltenham Dutchess carpet to downstairs lounge, from Complete Flooring Services
Bathroom tiles
Tile Depot
Paint
Dulux
Feature light fittings
Pendant lights over entrance, dinning table, and in master bedroom
Awards
Trends International Design Awards (TIDA) Homes – Highly Commended

Designed by: A statement home right from the street

Story by: Trendsideas

Photography by: Paul Griffin, Media Masters

01 Jul, 2021

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