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“Moody textures, metallic hints and strong woodgrains give the home a grounded, solid feel – all within a clean, open design,” she says. This is also an entertainer’s home, with the long living area opening up on both sides to outdoor living areas through wide-opening stacker doors. No matter the wind direction, there’s always sheltered indoor/outdoor living. The home has a huge kitchen with open scullery – an overseas trend now popular here. Custom built-in cabinetry is designed to serve individual spaces, ensuring the spacious interiors always look their pared-back best. “The Industrial Rustic home merges a rugged charm with cosy living and lots of heart,” she says. GJ Gardner designs and build new homes for a wide range of tastes. Customers can choose from the company’s broad range of existing architecturally designed plans, or they can start afresh, shaping a design to their specific needs. For details, contact GJ Gardner Homes, phone: 0800 42 45 46. Web: search: gj gardner or 47936 at These pages: GJ Gardner Tauranga’s Industrial Rustic show home has a cosy, rugged appeal. For example, the living area floor tiles have a dark metallic wash, while the 100% wool carpet has a ribbed, hand-stitched look. There are two living spaces, an open-plan kitchen with scullery, dining and family room, a media room and two outdoor living areas. The three-bedroom home also boasts a separate laundry and an office nook. The master suite opens to a private spa garden. search | save | share at