Arcline were pleased to be engaged again to contribute to architecture in Whanganui (Wanganui) with this family home on the Northern fringe of town.
Our clients’, a young couple with children, approached us with an open brief to design a home to suit their family and entertaining needs. A classic, timeless design evolved, a home that will look and feel amazing for years to come.
Upon arrival, the landscaping contributes greatly to the setting and feel of the home. The exterior lighting gives the home a warm, welcoming feel.
Inside, the raking ceiling and Forte Herringbone flooring in the entry lead into the main living areas of the home.
To the right is the Kitchen, Dining, Bar, Family and Outdoor area. Scissor trusses were used with battens on the ceiling to give the room volume, feeling open and vibrant. Bi-fold windows on the bar open directly out to the outdoor entertaining/alfresco area.
The outdoor area is covered by a gable roof with a raking, grooved soffit, complete with a Trendz Hudson fireplace.
Back inside, a white barn door leads to the main Lounge. Dark walls create the perfect contrast to the white ceilings and battened white chimney above the large Jetmaster indoor fireplace.
The joinery stylishly includes mullions and transoms to give a colonial look from both the interior and exterior of the home.
Down the hallway are bedrooms, bathrooms, a study, laundry, simple in shape but practical and showcasing the owners great flare of interior design.
This home is a forever home. The perfect mix of practicality and style, function and form.
If you’re an entertainer and have specific needs and wants for your home design, contact the Arcline team today.
Photography by Paul Stieller.
Outdoor Area: 36m2
5 + Office
3 + WC
Integra Panels – Plaster