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was the case with these contemporary homes.” The client’s own home, featured here, has many lifestyle features including two separate light-filled living spaces that both enjoy sweep- ing views from the Eastbourne hills, through the heads and across the harbour to Wellington. Plus, the four-bedroom home sits 20m back from the road, creating a buffer from traffic noise. Other appealing touches include a sheltered, north-facing entry court and the ground floor fourth bedroom that enjoys a view to the heads thanks to a clever pop out. “Fowler Homes addressed all the quirks of the complex build – such as a porous access driveway – without batting an eyelid,” O’Toole says. “The end result is a beautiful, articulated house built to the highest quality. The home is filled with sun, maximises its views, and allows the other house to enjoy the sea views, too.” For further details, contact Fowler Homes Wellington and Kapiti, phone John O’Toole on 0274 781 966. Email:, or head online: see more online: search 49436 or fowler homes at Top: The interior reflects an upmarket, executive lifestyle. A particular focus was to celebrate the sea views and to maximise year- round sun, both for inside and for the sheltered outdoor living spaces. Above left and above: The master suite is separated by a landing from the other upstairs bedrooms, another ensuite and the study. The home’s high level of specification is seen in all the interior finishes, such as the elegant, understated shower tile. search | save | share at