Designed for contemporary living and boasting a stand-out aesthetic, this home packs a lot of entertaining and family enjoyment into an envelope suited to a variety of sites, including more desirable yet smaller options 

While this attractive three bedroom home is larger than the average home size in New Zealand, it boasts a modest footprint – making it well suited to a variety of situations, including smaller, potentially prettier options where a massive house quite simply couldn't be built. 

This follows a wider trend towards smaller homes responded by G.J Gardner Homes, with the popular home builder constantly reviewing plans and creating modern designs that reflect a very efficient use of space.

Designed to impress from the outset, this bold black and white home offers great street presence with enduring James Hardie Axon Ebony cladding paired with the sharp, clean lines of Midlands Brick in Euro Largo. 

A match for the dynamic cladding is the Colorsteel corrugate roof in Ebony. 

The clean-lined double garage door and large front sliders on the lounge contribute to the attractive street frontage.

First impressions count and past the dramatic pillared entry and through the sold front door, you are in an entry space with a feature wall matching the front door – a strong, simple sense of style that runs right through the home.

Kitchens are always a major focus for home buyers – whether for family or entertaining – and the kitchen in this home certainly doesn't disappoint. 

Continuing the two-tone chic of the wider interior, the kitchen has a black island with double waterfall benchtop fronting crisp white floor-to-ceiling cabinetry. 

There is no shortage of workspace and storage space in this kitchen – plus there's a generous scullery to one side, tucked behind a convenient pocket slider.

Standing out from the gleaming stainless steel Fisher & Paykel appliances and white cabinetry is a feature luxurious stone splashback – definitely designed to catch compliments as well as cooking splashes.

The heart-of-the home kitchen is open to the dining area and the large lounge at the front of the home. 

While the home has an average square meterage, the entertaining volume – living, kitchen and dining – takes up nearly the full length of the footprint. 

These spaces have large windows and high ceilings, while wood look floors complete the dining and kitchen with the lounge finished in a plush carpet. 

The overall impact is of an airy, light-filled and expansive volume while design touches like underlit display shelving in the dining area give the contemporary interior a more intimate character.

A door in the dining area leads to the private bedroom area of the home, with the master suite in prime private position at the rear. 

From the character headboard on the master bed to a generous walk-in robe and well-appointed ensuite, the master suite is the perfect parental retreat and this looks out to the back garden.

The other two bedrooms are also generous, as is the double garage. There is also a dedicated laundry room.

Modestly sized yet perfectly formed, this snug, well insulated and economically heated home is ideal for a smaller family with a greater sense of style.

This showhome is now open to view, so make sure to check it out – you can find all the details here. Alternatively you can explore G.J. Gardner’s wide range of customisable concept plans here or see more G.J. Gardner showhomes here.

Story by: Trendsideas

02 Oct, 2022

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