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Peter Stannard Homes
The brief for this project was to create a tasteful family
home with calming spaces and interesting finishings.
It needed to incorporate spacious, open-plan living
areas with direct access to an alfresco area, as well as
private rooms for activities and home theatre.
Luxurious touches like a spa and double basin in the
ensuite was another important briefing point. The home
had to exude opulence and charm without being over
Peter Stannard Homes has created a timeless piece of
architecture with four bedrooms, activity room, home
theatre, study, sitting room and a spacious, open-plan
meals, family and kitchen space.
The home's functional designer kitchen is the heart
of this home as it is positioned to allow maximum
engagement with guests and e ortless transition to
indoor and outdoor dining areas. The kitchen features
a large, custom-made, walk-in pantry and separate
appliance cupboard. Plenty of storage space and an
island bench make the kitchen functional, while glazed
cupboards and stainless steel, European appliances are
pleasing to the eye.
The kitchen overlooks the dining and family area,
whose extensive windows allow in plenty of natural
light. It leads on to the alfresco area, ideal for summer
While this is the home's main living area, family
members have several other options should they desire
some peace and quiet.
The home theatre features a co ered ceiling with a
TV and media recess, while the activity room near the
generously proportioned children's bedrooms is an ideal
space for homework and surfing the Internet. The study
is tucked away at the front of the home, while the sitting
room, also featuring a co ered ceiling, is visible upon
entry to the home.
The master bedroom has vaulted ceilings, a walk-in-
robe with built-in cupboards and a private ensuite, which
boasts a spa, roomy shower and full-width polished edge
Throughout the home, small alcoves and display
recesses provide a focal point for collected treasures.
Clean, white tones and simple but stylish decor give the
home a bright, airy feel, which is enhanced by the use of
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