Find modern love in Christchurch. With its strong forms and proud stature, this four-bedroom beauty delivers easy living and looks good doing it. Warm wood, fresh plaster and textured stone surfaces draw attention to the home’s various volumes. The use of vertical cedar timber provides a connection to established trees on the site. Wood tones carry inside to extensive timber flooring, joinery, tiles and furnishings, which stand out against fresh white in the entertainer’s kitchen. Up-to-the-minute appliances and large work spaces, including a well-equipped scullery, make cooking a joy The open-plan living space flows naturally across level entries to hardwood decking for seamless indoor-outdoor living. Facing north, the living spaces enjoy all-day sun. Overheight ceilings amplify the feeling of openness. With four good-sized bedrooms, three tiled bathrooms and separate living areas, this 255sqm home is never short on space. Extensive insulation, ducted heat pumps, automated louvres and under-tile heating are warming touches.