Southern Homes : March 19th 2015
2 Thursday, March 19, 2015 Southern Homes Beautiful bespoke: This one-off home at6Fountain Avenue was originally built as the show home for Generation Homes back in 2011. Welcome to ‘Hotel Karaka’ When it comes to setting your family up in a home that has quality, style and location on its side, you don’t get much better than this four bedroom stunner at 6 Fountain Ave, Karaka Lakes. And if you thought its sought after location wasn’t enough of a draw card, prepare to be enchanted by the beautiful bespoke homes that line the street, which is renowned in the area for its show homes. Built in 2011 as the original show home for Generation Homes, this property represents quality from the inside out with its BRANZ approved aerated concrete exterior, concrete roof tiles and double glazed windows throughout. As the only house in Karaka Lakes with a swimming pool, this home has been affectionately named ‘Hotel Karaka’ by its current owners, who have invested their time and effort into creating the ideal family environment. There is little doubt that no expense has been spared in the development of the resort-style backyard, which features a fully fenced and heated in-ground swimming pool, a sandstone tiled patio Separate living: Downstairs there are two living areas to choose from when entertaining guests, both of which have easy access to the outdoors. to host your outdoor dining and an easy care lawn area for the children to play on. The best part is, this area can be enjoyed at any time of the day and night thanks to clever lighting. Another added bonus is the backdoor entrance, which provides undisturbed access from the pool to the garage, laundry and downstairs toilet. This is ideal for those with young children, as they can journey in and out from the swimming pool as they please, without the stress of wet floors. The immaculate interior indicates owners who take pride in their home’s appearance. Downstairs is well suited to family living and features an open plan ‘hub’ made up of a spacious family room, designer kitchen and a ‘nook’ in between for dining. A second living area by the front entrance is perfect for your formal entertaining, as it’s separate from the hustle and bustle of the main living. All four bedrooms are located upstairs, one of which is a master suite with all the trimmings, including a walk in dressing room and full size en suite. This dream home would be likely to attract a young family who can take advantage of the fantastic schooling nearby and become a part of the family-friendly Karaka Lakes community. This property is marketed by LJ Hooker Karaka and has a fixed price of $929,000. ❚ To arrange a viewing time or for more information, contact Deb and Warrick Richards on 022 012 8844. View online at www.ljhooker.co.nz/ BB4GER. Stylish hub: The communal hub consists of a combined kitchen, dining and lounge and enjoys a view of the pool area. Upstairs accommodation: The bedrooms are all generous doubles with plenty of wardrobe space.
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