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Takitimu House

Home Details

Land Area
540sqm m2
Building area
278sqm m2
Year built
Late 2014
4 bedroom(s), 3 bathroom(s)

Nested in the hills above Okahu Bay, this family dwelling is a sanctuary from busy Auckland city. Expertly designed, this home features a spacious open plan living area seamlessly flowing onto a large deck. A three tier structure fabricated almost completely from FSC certified structural pine provides space for four bed- rooms and three bathrooms. The roof supports a large solar panel array to provide renewable energy. The home is heavily insulated with LED lighting throughout. Minimal heating is required in winter, and large north west facing bedroom trap heat for colder evenings. Native trees have been planted surround the home to provide shade and beauty. With a focus on natural materials and low maintenance exteriors, the designers chose FSC certified Elements Vulcan+ Cladding - finished in a natural oil "Protector Oil Graphite", a dark grey which is expected to fade into the surroundings. The expansive deck, laid with locally sourced Elements Sand+ Decking is also finished in "Protector Oil Pearl" and has already begun to silver off, providing the ultimate low maintenance deck.

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