Above: A cut above – this home’s plaster and cedar exterior has street appeal-plus. The large, two-storey four bedroom home attracted three awards at the Registered Master Builders Regional Awards and also achieved a Gold Reserve award at the Nationals. It won the Carters $1million–$2million National Gold Reserve Award; was the Local Category Winner for Manawatu/ Wanganui/East Coast region; and also attracted the Carters $1million– $2million Gold Award. As diverse as the materials and layouts are, these dramatic award-winning Fowler Homes houses all reflect the design vision and attention to detail that the firm is well known for. This grand multiple award- winning home is a case in point. At the Registered Master Build- ers House of the Year Awards 2016 the residence took out the Gold Reserve Award and Gold Award in the Carters $1 million – $2 million category, together with winning the Manawatu Local Category Award. This attractive two-storey home has a curved iron roof that flows over the top storey like a wave meeting the shore. Below the feature roof, a mix of Rockcote Integra and cedar cladding, with floating eaves and large glass panels, offers a strong street presence. Oversized double doors open to the full-height, light- filled entry. A staircase with a bespoke timber rail winds its way to the second storey, with its four bedrooms, study and three bathrooms. The home’s formal living area complete with media unit is perfect for movie nights, while the open-plan kitchen- dining-living area is ideal for socialising. The main bathroom has a freestanding spa bath.