Client Books - Page 15

breathe, the interior provides an especially comfortable living environment. The owners say the whole experience of designing and building their own home has been invaluable. “Right from the start, when we were doing our research, the Lockwood people were very helpful,” says Bill Taylor. “We learned all about the way Lockwood homes are built. And throughout the building process, it seemed as though nothing was ever a problem – the design team just made it happen.” All the Lockwood Homes franchise operations offer a similar design and build service, whereby clients can choose exactly how they want their home to look. For details, contact La Grouw Builders, 30 Beach Rd, Richmond, Nelson 7020, phone (03) 544 6322. Or for details of your nearest franchisee, phone 0508 LOCKWOOD (5625 9663). Web: Facing page: This new Lockwood home was designed and built to maximise the expansive views from a hilltop site in Nelson. The two-storey home, which was designed by the owners, Bill and Janet Taylor, has an easy indoor-outdoor flow. save | share Top and above: Views can also be enjoyed from the master suite. As with all Lockwood homes, the interior offers a comfortable living environment all year round. Search 44431 at Above left: A soaring void creates a dramatic entry. Walls and ceilings throughout the home feature solid blonded timber. search | save | share at