A modern family fortress, this 265sqm four-bedroom Christchurch home has rugged exterior appeal and a warm heart. Positioned on a northfacing corner site, the spacious interiors are oh-so light and lovely. Well-selected finishes and furnishings deliver everyday elegance. Spacious open-plan living flows out through clever corner sliders to a large backyard deck for entertaining. Catering to kids and crowds is a breeze in the fancy yet functional kitchen with scullery. Contrasting black and white finishes serve as a sophisticated backdrop for daily life. Wood floors add warmth and depth in the heart of the home. A second living space and master bedroom with ensuite are also on the lower level. Head upstairs to discover three generous bedrooms and two bathrooms. Electric louvres provide privacy and thermal control. Heat pumps, a gas fire and under-tile heating warm the interior. Insulation includes thermally broken windows to keep the warm vibes in. Keyless entry, security systems and gates promise peace of mind.