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On a clear day Double-height gables, overhanging eaves and a solid cedar and schist exterior reinforce the alpine architecture of this new house 8 search | save | share at Falling in love with a holiday destination often leads to repeat visits. But sometimes it can lead to an even bigger commitment. For the owners of this new house high above Lake Wakatipu in Queenstown, a love of the great outdoors – Central Otago in particular – sparked their own property investment. The couple, from Australia, had already bought a holiday villa in the Commonage Close development by Trinity Development Alliance. They subsequently commissioned the same company to build a new home on the spectacular site they discovered further up the