Relaxed vibes, relaxed lifestyle

Life is for living, not for showing off and maintaining – this easy-care Mangawhai home by GJ Gardner offers every creature comfort

Idyllic setting

Location, location, location runs the saying and the setting for this relaxed G.J. Gardner family showhome couldn't be more idyllic offering warm weather, a meandering, pretty coastline and a feel on the streets a far cry from the hustle and bustle of Auckland's largest city, which is never the less only 70 min down State Highway 1.

With entertaining and family in mind

A glance at the floorplan of this two-living space, three bedroom home provides a clue to the vibe intended for this relaxed, welcoming home.

The generous central entertaining space incorporating family, dining and designer kitchen makes up almost half of the showhome's indoor 201m² of indoor space.

Plus, there's a formal, light-filled corner lounge which can be open to the greater entertainment space or closed off as family, friends and social needs dictate.

Indoor-outdoor lifestyle

Both entertainment space and corner lounge open up to the home's sprawling, sheltered deck which jumps the home's overall footprint by another 15 square metres.

In fact, the family/entertainer's space opens to this deck with three separate stacker door systems – truly blurring the lines between indoors and out.

This home really is about sun, relaxation and an indoor-outdoor flow that is a joy to experience day to day.

Privacy when you want it

The relatively simple, well organised home has all three bedrooms on one side of the home. 

The corner master bedroom has windows for Africa and a generous upmarket ensuite and dressing room/walk-in wardrobe.

This private retreat also opens to the home's wrap-around deck.

The other two bedrooms are also generous sized with built-in joinery and are handy to the main bathroom which separates them.

Relaxed living means easy upkeep

Part of having a relaxation-oriented home is, of course, having relaxation time – not petty upkeep and worry time.

Again, this warm home with great flow has low-maintenance in its DNA.

The cladding is in a pleasing combination of Linea weatherboard and brick – two finishes noted for their long life, low upkeep characteristics.

Similarly, the roof is in Colorsteel Black long run iron – an equally smart looking and enduring choice.

Living room floors are in Expona Domestic in Manor Oak, a vinyl plank floor that is as tough as it is elegant to look at while the formal lounge and bedrooms are in a tufted broadloom carpet. 

Both the scullery and bathrooms also feature low-up keep gleaming tiled surfaces.

Then there's that X-factor

Along with great flow, expansive outdoor living and low up-keep, the home has that x-factor of a lifestyle well lived.

The home has high ceilings contributed to the lightness of the spaces, a designer kitchen at the centre of the home and on show, rich earth interior colours, natural furnishings, oh, and great under-floor bathroom heating.

Contact us today

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.

Designed by: G.J. Gardner

Story by: Trendsideas

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