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Exclusive Kaiteriteri home is Supreme House of the Year

25 Astrolabe View, Kaiteriteri, Tasman

  • 13th Aug 2023

25 Astrolabe View, Kaiteriteri takes out regional top Master Builders award.

A stunning home in Kaiteriteri, currently on the market with New Zealand Sotheby's International Realty, has taken out the Supreme House of the Year award at the Nelson / Marlborough / West Coast Registered Master Builders House of the Year competition.

The judges were impressed by this home which is nestled into native bush and overlooking the coastline, it is a superbly built home which oozes quality. The home also won the Resene New Home $2 million - $4 million Category, Pink Batts Craftsmanship Award, Kitchen Excellence Award, Higgins Concrete Outdoor Living Excellence Award, and a Gold Award. 

The Registered Master Builders House of the Year competition recognises the very best homes, builders, and craftspeople across New Zealand. This year the regional competition had almost 300 entries across nine regions.


Judges comments

Supreme House of the Year 
Nestled into native bush and overlooking the coastline this superbly built home oozes quality.

"From first glance the detail is evident, with the exposed timber rafters, soffits, counter-levered front deck, glazed garage doors, and complex concrete and stonework among the standout features."

Once inside the quality continues with an impressive oak stairway – leading up to the main level, boasting beautifully crafted oak-framed glass stacker doors, exposed rafters, built-in cabinetry, and generous, well-proportioned rooms. The master suite is cleverly designed and separated from the guest rooms by the spacious, centrally located kitchen, dining, and living rooms which capture the essence of this retreat-like home. From design through to the finest details on display, Contemporary Homes should be extremely proud.

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This entry exemplifies exceptional craftsmanship, showcasing the Contemporary Homes team’s dedication to their trade. Every aspect, both internal and external, evidences the outstanding attention to detail. Notably, the exquisite hardwood stair feature, hidden fixed entrance ceiling, and the exposed rafters on the exterior are testament to the care and precision employed in building this home. The use of cedar cladding further accentuates the overall quality of the workmanship. It is without a doubt that this build deserves recognition of the Pink Batts Craftmanship Award.

Resene New Home $2 million - $4 million Category
This extraordinary home epitomises masterful craftsmanship. Nestled amidst native bush and with serene coastline views, every detail showcases perfect attention to detail, from the exposed timber rafters to the gracefully cantilevered front deck, glazed garage doors, and well-executed concrete and stonework.

"Inside, the enchanting oak stairway leads to beautifully crafted oak framed glass stacker doors, exposed rafters, and well-proportioned rooms."

The cleverly designed master suite stands apart from the guest rooms, while the centrally positioned kitchen, dining, and living area captures the essence of tranquil living. From thoughtful design to fabulous execution, Contemporary Homes should take immense pride in their exceptional achievement.

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Higgins Concrete Outdoor Living Excellence Award
This outdoor living space is the perfect retreat, seamlessly blending with the environment. Its central location allows the owners to enjoy the sun by the pool or seek shelter while capturing stunning views. The hardwood decks create an intimate area, flowing harmoniously with the home. Glazed panels, a detailed ceiling, and skylights enhance the space’s appeal. The well-equipped outdoor kitchen cleverly links to the main kitchen and features a built-in hooded BBQ and commercial rangehood. Marine-grade electric heaters provide warmth, and amenities like the large TV and outdoor speakers near the pool, outdoor shower, and spa make it an entertainer’s dream.

"A remarkable outdoor oasis in every sense."

Kitchen Excellence Award
This stunning kitchen combines simplicity with outstanding functionality. The traditional island and appliance wall in the main space are complemented by a hidden gem: the galley-style scullery. With borrowed light through an internal glazed panel and a seamless connection to the outdoor kitchen, it creates a light-filled and highly functional area. The two-tone colour palette, mirrored splashbacks, and excellent lighting design exemplify a stylish modern kitchen. High-end appliances, including a steam oven, integrated dishwashers, a fabulous wine fridge, and a coffee machine for the fussiest connoisseur, add the perfect finishing touches. The dedication and workmanship from the Contemporary Homes team in this kitchen is truly outstanding.

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