Small world

Soak in the sun or relax under the stars. With this self-sufficient weekend retreat near New Plymouth you can truly immerse yourself in nature. An outdoor bath provides the masterstroke amidst great open-air living options.

Nestled into the foothills of the Pouakai Range near Egmont National Park, this 65sqm sweetheart proves bigger is not always better. Clever use of space incorporates a kitchen-living space, master bedroom, bathroom and bunkroom with loft . Insulated polished concrete flooring acts as a heat sink in the lovely north-facing living space. A riverstone feature wall provides a knowing nod to the environment. High, monopitch plywood ceilings add interest while enhancing the sense of openness in the master bedroom and open-plan area. A patio off the lounge sets the scene for sizzling summer barbecues, while a large kwila deck provides another opportunity to connect with nature. Solar panels, a wood fire and gas bottles have power and heating needs covered. Clad in sustainable cedar weatherboard, this home blends into its stunning surroundings beautifully.

Region: Taranaki
New Home up to $300,000