Trends New Zealand Trends Volume 31 No 13 New Zealand - Page 80

Stand by me The owners wanted a high-profile, low-upkeep exterior for their new Stonewood home – Palliside’s weatherboard system delivered search | save | share at trendsideas.com Building on a hill obviously comes with its advantages. However, together with dramatic views, the raised elevation can bring increased exposure to New Zealand’s variable weather. This semi-rural house, designed and built by Stonewood Homes Wanganui, is positioned in a high, exposed wind zone. The contemporary exterior features a plaster finish matched with the Palliside weatherboard system and classic stonework on the entry surround and pillar – all creating a modern yet natural look for the home. Director of Stonewood Homes Wanganui Anthony O’Leary says Palliside was an ideal