Designed for entertaining and drinking in the views, the interior of this warm, four-bedroom home is anchored by a blackened steel fireplace – there's also a tub on the deck

Designed by Grand Homes and Designs trading as Landmark Homes Taupo

A family friendly home for all to enjoy, there are many features within this 302m² home that take it to the next level.


  • 240m² wrap-around timber deck with and outdoor fireplace and bath.
  • Designed and oriented to capture panoramic views of land and lake.
  • Four bedrooms, 3 high-end bathrooms and two living areas.
  • The living area, combined with the well-designed kitchen and scullery, makes it a pleasure for entertaining guests.
  • A blackened steel fireplace is the anchor of this home.

Credit list

Home builder
Kitchen designer
Jason Wite, Detailed Joinery
Long Run Zinacore Styleline 5 Ribbed Profile, colour Ebony
Main flooring
Forte Flooring; Durafloor garage carpet
Bathroom tiles
Taupo Tiles, Paradigm Graphite 600 x 600, grout to match tile colour; 10mm Satin Chrome L angle trims; Studio White Gloss wall rectangle 300 x 600, grout to match tile colour
General heating
Stovax Fire; Aircon duct; Electric underfoor heating, by Warm Up
Feature lighting fittings
Cast Iron feature pendants
JT Designs
James Hardie Linea Oblique, colour Double Ironsand; Cedar HP52 Vertical Weatherboard, colour Shale
Window/door joinery
APL Joinery Residential Suite and Metro Suite profile from APEX; Cedar TG & V Vertical Grooved Front Door with 900mm Windsor Polo Pull Handle 40x20mm in Matt Black
Bedroom flooring
Godfrey Hirst Rockefellar carpet, from Flooring First Taupo
Resene Black White – interior; Resene Stack; Resene 1/2 Delta; Resene Duck Egg Blue; Resene Helix; Resene Secrets
Stovax Studio 2 Clean Air Inbuilt Wood Fire – Lakesteel Blackened Steel fireplace façade
Trends International Design Awards (TIDA) New Homes – Highly Commended

Designed by: Landmark Homes Taupo

Story by: Trendsideas

Photography by: Open2View

11 Sep, 2022

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