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Top: A galley-style kitchen is the social hub of the home. GJ Gardner Homes specified Quickstep Eligna flooring in Natural Oak for this area. Above and facing page, top: The home is well suited to family living, having two separate seating areas. One of these can be used as a media room. There is also a study. Facing, lower: The master suite includes a large bathroom and a walk-in wardrobe. home also puts an emphasis on indoor-outdoor living. “An extra-large bifold door in the living area opens up the entire wall to a large, covered outdoor entertaining area. The extended roofline provides shade in summer, yet we have designed the house to welcome the sun inside in winter, creating a perfect living environment all year round.” Further comfort is assured search | save | share at by the high level of insulation and the use of double-glazing with high-performance glass. Other features of the show home include a media room, a study and a streamlined kitchen with a long island and coloured glass splashback. To provide a sense of retreat, the master suite is separated from the other two bedrooms. The show home, which is on the corner of Ranui Ave and Martha Clarke Lane, Kerikeri, is the eighth home in the subdivision to be built by GJ Gardner Homes. Contact GJ Gardner Homes Far North, 53 Hobson Ave, Kerikeri, phone (09) 407 3441, or 0800 424 546. Or visit the website: save & share 47268 at