Colonial-style homes with a touch of class

Historical homes with a contemporary feel

The first view of a David Wraight home sets it in a bygone era - but a closer look reveals the subtle interjection of modern design, materials and finishes which bring the home well into this century.


David Wraight villas feature a roofline and exterior design along the classic lines of yesterday, complete with scrolls, finials and other character touches that makes them truly majestic.

Modern style homestead build with Envira weatherboards estate, facade, home, house, property, real estate, roof, window, white
Modern style homestead build with Envira weatherboards

A large part of this majesty is due to the use of quality building products including the Envira Weatherboard System. 

Envira weatherboard classic home. cottage, elevation, estate, facade, home, house, property, real estate, residential area, roof, brown
Envira weatherboard classic home.

David Wraight is enthusiastic about Envira, saying: “The product and the service is top notch. It all comes on time and is packed with everything together. It’s easy to install, which makes the process of weatherboarding our homes enjoyable.” 

Rusticated Envira weatherboard home by David Wraight. cottage, elevation, estate, facade, home, house, porch, property, real estate, residential area, roof, siding, window, gray, white
Rusticated Envira weatherboard home by David Wraight.

His homes feature Envira’s finger-jointed rusticated weatherboards. 

This profile of weatherboard has a wider, flat finish that is in keeping with the style of a colonial home. 

At a classic style Envira weatherboard house. cottage, elevation, estate, facade, farmhouse, home, house, property, real estate, siding
At a classic style Envira weatherboard house.

Choosing finger-jointed timber means straight, defect-free boards that come in long, six-metre lengths – hence fewer joins for lovely, smooth walls.

David also uses timber components from the Envira system, not just for the natural aesthetics but for a watertight finish which lasts. 

Homestead house with Niagara timber weatherboards. backyard, cottage, elevation, estate, facade, farmhouse, home, house, property, real estate, residential area, siding, window, yard, gray
Homestead house with Niagara timber weatherboards.

These timber components include scribers (that fit snugly into the weatherboards and act as an accurate measuring tool for installation), window sills, facing boards (surrounding the windows), and Niagara’s timber fascia.

Family living in a home built with Niagara cottage, estate, facade, farmhouse, home, house, property, real estate, siding, brown
Family living in a home built with Niagara weatherboards.

Based in Marlborough, David Wraight Villas is expanding into transportable cottages so their homes can now be moved to other regions and enjoyed New Zealand-wide.

Learn more about David Wraight Villas.

Nov 20, 2017
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