Rutland Manor

Rutland Manor

Rutland Manor is a 4 bedroom Hamptons Inspired Home with stunning appeal.  The home features a large entry with an open stairwell. This leads down a few steps (following the natural contours of the site) to a beautiful open kitchen, meals living space with high ceilings and partly vaulted roofline, with northern windows to capture the winter sun. The master bedroom wing is well zoned towards the rear of the design and towards the street, we find a sewing room & office (or bedroom 4 for a larger family).

Upstairs the design features 2 large bedrooms (Bed 2 & Bed 3) together with a bathroom & sitting room leading out to an optional balcony, facing the rear of the site. This design presentation highlights the new 3D design work being prepared for our clients as part of our new Individual Design Package. Of course, the style of the interiors can be catered to suit the client’s taste when the home is completed. Maybe check out our new youtube channel & subscribe for regular updates.

 

 

 

 

Daybreak House – Hamptons Design

Daybreak House – Hamptons Design

Storybook Home for Sale

Superb street appeal and quite breathtaking upon entrance! This family beach residence is sure to impress the discerning buyer wanting a nearly new home. Offering a wonderful beach lifestyle, this classic home sits on a 715m2 parcel that backs onto the beachside boardwalk, with direct access to the pristine beaches of Casuarina.

Upon entry you are welcomed by 2.7m ceilings with square designer mouldings reminiscent of the classic Hampton homes. Burnt Oak timber flooring throughout and bespoke carpentry in every room of this luxurious home complete the look. Many fittings and finishes were imported when not locally available. No expense was spared on this home!

 

 

The heart of the home is undoubtedly the kitchen with double french doors that open our to the “Boathouse”, a covered alfresco entertaining area adjacent to the Enviro-swim freshwater swimming pool. With two living rooms and a study or fifth bedroom, the downstairs floorplan is well planned for intimate spaces or can stretch to accommodate a crowd with ease.

The upstairs bedroom wing has magnificent raked ceilings,two private balconies, exquisite bathrooms and again the bespoke cabinetry continues even through the master walk in robe. This is a sumptuous, private and elegant sleeping area.

This beach residence will not disappoint those wanting an casual beach elegance, finished with immaculate taste.

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Maple House -Hampton Style Home

Maple House -Hampton Style Home

Hampton Style Homes are extremely popular at the moment and our clients are seeing incredible returns when selling their Storybook homes. With builders in the marketplace charging exorbitant prices to build a Hampton style home, Storybook is a refreshing, cost effective alternative. Because each project is custom designed, we are able to include the features a client wants and create a truly “one of a kind” Hampton Style Home – perfect for their site, council requirements & budget. Maple house is an example of a home with the Hampton’s flair. Round & hi-light windows, barn style garage doors, lowered entry portico, weatherboards & high pitched gabled rooflines. The home can be as fussy or as simple as required to suit client taste. Participation can be varied for those wanting to roll up their sleeves and save even more money and we can even design a Hampton Style Home to suit the slope of your land.

Maple House is a 4 bedroom Hampton Style Home featuring 4 bedrooms & a study. The round feature window above the portico floods the grand entry with natural light and sets off the staircase leading to an open landing overlooking this space. A feature pendant light centred over the entry & stairwell further adds to the drama. The master bedroom is well zoned from the other bedrooms by way of a sitting room/parents retreat and is blessed with a large ensuite, walk in robe & window seat within the front facing dormer window. This design ‘being a custom home’ features a huge studio for the client to explore their creative pursuits. An open living, kitchen meals area at the rear of the home overlooks a pool & alfresco, leading to the backyard with a simple, relaxed facade.

 

Walter Estate Manor & Guest House – Grand Traditional Home Design

Walter Estate Manor & Guest House – Grand Traditional Home Design

Walter Estate is a grand traditional home design with timeless appeal. Stately and elegant, the design includes features generally only found in the most exclusive luxury properties. We have exploited the wide frontage to design a home with a dramatic sweeping facade and simple classic appeal. The grand entry includes an open stairwell with a double height ceiling and open walkway overhead which can be enhanced by the owner with feature pendant lighting & decorative balustrades. Feature windows, the inclusion of a guest house, pool building and large alfresco all overlooking the integrated pool maximising indoor outdoor living. This grand traditional home design has a Theatre, Billiards Entertaining Area, oversized Garage and well zoned Master Bedroom wing. Large oversized Bedrooms, wide hallways and french doors add to the feel of luxury and space. The facade is a mix of wide Gables, Dormer Windows, a mix of Stone & Weatherboards and the interior has the classic storybook trademark or cathedral ceilings, large rooms and dramatic open space. ..

The estate feel is always present, with outbuildings within view and reach of the main living areas. Everything is connected and waste has been kept to a minimum except of course where volume and space is the goal. Upstairs there are 3 generous bedrooms, large bathroom, open stairwell and playroom. Downstairs we have the main living zones, master bedroom, study, garage and other necessary spaces and zones where the family can come together or find a quiet corner to collect their thoughts. In the end, this is a grand traditional home design sculpted for entertaining and modern family living…

Pink Hill Manor Re-Imagined – french provincial

Pink Hill Manor Re-Imagined – french provincial

Pink Hill Manor Re-Imagined is Storybook’s take on French Provincial. Working closely with the client & their preferred style, this home features many of the characteristics of the typical french provincial home. A sense of symmetry, arched windows, balcony over a central entryway with decorative wrought iron balustrade.  Colonial windows, french doors, hipped roofs and a central dormer balance the simple elegant stately exterior. While this style is not typically the Storybook look, many of these features are found in our homes in varying combinations. It’s amazing just how much a home can change by tweaking these elements.

Of course budget was still a driving force in respect of design. We had to carefully design around the slope of the site, setback requirements & building height restrictions. Material specifications imposed by the covenant was also a consideration, not to mention an unusually shaped site. The use of weatherboards and colorbond makes this design feel far more homely and inviting than a fully masonry / tile alternative – which is typical for this style of architecture. The bulk has been softened by the use of single story elements, which is not only pleasing to the eye but a development requirement. In the end, Pink Hill manor Re-Imagined is French Provincial with an Australian twist and will be a great addition to the area.

Features

5 Bedrooms. Zoned Master bedroom. French Provincial Style. Dormer Window. Colonial Windows & French Doors. Open Kitchen Living Meals with Butlers Pantry.