This page: Gimme shelter – large sliders and bifolds open up this home’s interiors to a sheltered, sun-drenched deck. The house won the National Gold Reserve Award, Resene New Home $300,000 – $400,000; was the Local Category Winner; and attracted the Gold Award, Resene New Home $300,000- $400,000, as well as being the Local Lifestyle Winner in the people’s choice award. This innovative home was a 2016 multiple award winner for Fowler Homes. It won National Gold Reserve Resene Award– New Home $300,000-$400,000; Category Resene – New Home $300,000-$400,000; and Gold Resene – New Home $300,000- $400,000; as well as the Lifestyle people’s choice Award. Nestled on a subdivided section, the Westown home makes great use of space. The 215m 2 floorplan includes two living areas, separate dining and a large deck. There are three generous bedrooms – the master with a massive walk-in wardrobe and ensuite – a main bathroom, and a private study. The interiors reflect modern style and attention to detail. The home’s funky kitchen is a talking point – featuring a cedar ceiling, a pop-down television and hidden scullery. The formal dining area is ideal for intimate evening meals with friends, with drinks enjoyed around the built-in bar – an entertainer’s dream. The house is economical to heat over winter with a 5kW Micro Inverter back-to-the- grid solar system and wood fire. Polished concrete floors capture solar heat for release at night, while insulation ensures the home is snug all year round.