The Top 100 homes in the country 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.
This sprawling family home has been years in the planning, with the owners first choosing the site on their farm, then, over time, planting shelter and landscaping it to maximise the views of Coronet Peak to the north and The Remarkables to the south. The build has delivered impeccably on the design brief of a wide-spreading, contemporary dwelling stretching across the open, rolling site. The leading-edge architecture is infused with a French romantic character that fits beautifully within the picturesque landscape. Built using 100 per cent sustainable materials and set over 798sqm, this magnificent family property encompasses four bedrooms, four bathrooms and three living areas. Every space is generous and welcoming, with multiple options for social gatherings and quiet seclusion. The build required complex structural and earthquake-proof engineering, not least because of some of the noteworthy features, such as a floating mirrored fireplace in the main living area, the largest glass domestic aquarium in New Zealand and a centrally located indoor swimming pool.
NATIONAL AWARDS WON
REGIONAL AWARDS WON