These are given to entrants who achieve 90% of the available points and judged to be at least 80% above industry standard.
The sleek symmetry of the ‘Whakaturou’ house will catch your eye as soon as you enter the property. A combination of vertical cedar cladding, black Colorsteel roofing and elegant landscaping creates flawless street appeal.
Gable ends with painted brick outside, and feature lighting and a play on texture inside, ensure a restful aesthetic flows throughout the 177 sqm footprint. Peace and practicality is prioritised, with the three bedrooms separated from the living and entertaining area, and the main bedroom, with ensuite, opens onto a private patio.
A formal entry connects to each wing. The kitchen is built for socialising and has generous stone benchtops, dark cabinetry and a feature tiled splashback. This entertainer’s space is also part of a relaxed open-plan living and dining area. Messes can easily be tucked away in the scullery.
A combination of dark and light tones extends into the modern bathroom where a black feature wall contrasts with the white bathtub and vanity.
A double internal garage completes the picture. Value and style – what more could you need?