National Category Winner
Given to those who win a National Category title.
Up to 100 homes achieve Gold Reserve status each year, and proceed to the National Finals.
These are given to entrants who achieve 90% of the available points and judged to be at least 80% above industry standard.
The exterior of this modern Tauranga residence is a perfect marriage of black cedar bevelled-back weatherboards and bagged brick. The main cladding sets off the horizontal rusticated cedar weatherboards superbly. The same materials expertly blend into the surroundings. A large exposed concrete drive delivers you to triple garaging. The sense of space is undeniable. The length of the property also reveals itself, with a sprawling southern boundary. The house placement allows the upstairs bedrooms to be blessed with all-day sun. The contemporary interior also features black bagged brick, stark white-coloured timber panelling and light oak cabinetry. The considered palette complements the owner’s furniture, carvings and art, each item with a unique story to tell. Oak flooring, heated from below, flows through the entry, stairs and ground-floor living spaces. The main living area opens to patios and park views. Carpet graces the four bedrooms and an upstairs family room. Three bathrooms complete this 380sqm dream home that won the CARTERS New Home $1 Million-$2 Million National Award.