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70 Orkney Road, Mount Maunganui

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5 November 2020

Property ID NTTG00517








234 sq m


688 sq m

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Name recognition is truly powerful. Mention the cedar home with the giant silver dollar tree in Orkney Road - and locals' eyes light up. They know it. People love it. They drive by to draw inspiration from it. This coastal home captivates you; embraces with its warmth, depth and classic sensitivity. An award-winner for architectural design, the house remains timeless. It set new trends when combining the stark beauty of black Nu-Wall aluminium with cedar. Fearless finish integrates unique lines and 3D effects in mesmerising detail. Towering glazing teases what lies inside.

And what's inside is extraordinary - powerful in its dare to take the living space soaring over five metres to a ply-clad ceiling. Full-height glazing either end opens to a morning sun-deck for coffee under the tree. In the afternoon - out by the pool and spa - enclosed in a back-yard resort; this sun trap embodies the home's entertainment brilliance. Honey-toned Italian tiling is heated underfoot throughout family living. Infused with subtle cedar and rimu contrasts, stone-wall feature and chocolate woodgrain on the island's frontage; attention through simplicity enhances the complexity. Light, warm and well-tempered with dimmer LED lighting, the house follows the sun, the breeze and mood after sunset.

Moods change again in the cosy TV den - its connection with family life and outdoor flow another integral element. Considered design continues upstairs with personalised bedrooms and designer bathrooms - the best reserved for the master suite, with its sheltered balcony greeting the morning sun; while a guest bedroom downstairs offers privacy for work. Huge garage space and workshop caters for a boat, bikes and boards. Parking for the motorhome too. And consider this - solar water heating, underfloor heating in living and bathrooms, garden irrigation, water feature and exotic planted wall - that's just the beginning.

Auction: 3pm 5 November 2020 (unless sold prior) On-site

Ingrid Grieve

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