Top and above right: This multi-award winning home stands proud on the land. The Rockcote and cedar board cladding also complements its semi-rural setting. The home has three bedrooms, an office and a well-appointed kitchen. A second lounge is set apart from the main living areas. Above: The Fowler Homes residence blurs the lines between indoors and out, with large sliders opening up the living areas to a sprawling deck. Three awards were won by this Fowler Homes residence: Category Placemakers – New Home $400,000-$500,000; Gold Placemakers – New Home $400,000-$500,000 and National Gold reserve Placemakers – New Home $400,000- $500,000. The generous-sized family hideaway stands on a hillside facing Mt Taranaki. Blessed with panoramic views, this tasteful home presents a great addition to the landscape. Simple, yet sophisticated, the 277m 2 executive residence reflects an incredible attention to detail. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms, an office, a separate laundry and attached double garage all serve a modern life- style in this remote setting. The heart of the home is the central living area with its spacious kitchen-dining-lounge. Indoor-outdoor flow connects the interiors beautifully to the great outdoors while a second lounge is a cosy space to relax. The master bedroom reflects excellent design with a luxurious ensuite, walk-in wardrobe and office. Both the home’s bathrooms feature floor-to-ceiling tiling and a tub caters for those who enjoy a relaxing soak. This home has a continuous flow hot water system and a roof solar system.