Western Homes : February 6th 2014
Western Homes Thursday, February 6, 2014 A Peter Norton masterpiece Architect Peter Norton is renowned for creating homes of great style and character, so it’s little wonder that the Titirangi home he designed and built for himself in 1973, is a real show stopper! 35-37 Sylvan Valley Ave is New Zealand’s first pole frame house and despite being more than 30 years old, its timeless design which has been modernised and updated and is spilling over with attention to detail, is sure to make it a popular choice with buyers. And that’s even before we’ve mentioned its fabulous location – set on a 2943 square metre site, the home is nestled among a stand of majestic kauri that provides an abundance of peace and privacy. It’s this tranquility that has made this property much loved by the current owners – they say that when you come here from the city, it feels just like being on holiday. Outside you can relax and entertain year round on the large covered decks, while inside you’ll find a light and airy home, ideally suited to professional couples or small families, looking to enjoy the good life. The lower level of the home features a contemporary open plan living and dining area complete with a beautiful bush outlook, as well as an state of the art kitchen. Exposed timber beams throughout provide extra charm and character. Move upstairs and there’s room for a family reading room and home office, as well as amaster bedroom with generous wardrobe space, two elegantly appointed bathrooms and an additional one to two bedroom space, with a lovely ‘Juliet’ balcony overlooking the bush below. But it doesn’t end there. There’s also a studio retreat, aviary, hen house, vegetable patch and enclosed carport to discover. Location wise, the home is just a short stroll away from the local dairy, school and bus stop and just minutes from the delights of Titirangi Village. 35-37 Sylvan Valley Ave can be viewed at the open homes this Saturday and Sunday from 1.15pm 57 Stunning setting: This stylish residence is surrounded by a magnificent stand of Kauri. to 1.45pm and will go to auction on February 26 at 12pm in rooms at 4 Viaduct Harbour Ave, Auckland (unless sold prior). For further information contact Jeannette Young-Smith of Bayleys Titirangi on 817 0147 or 027 582 6640. Beautiful result: The current owners have tastefully renovated this Peter Norton designed and built home. Lovely living: The light and bright lounge enjoys a tranquil bush outlook. Stylish space: The new state-of-the-art kitchen and attractive dining area.
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