This beautiful home has a subtle street presence, exposing just enough of itself to catch the attention of passes by, the Black smith forged entrance welcomes guests enticing them in for a closer look at the quality and luxurious layout to beheld inside. Many elements have had to be considered and interwoven together in a special way to make this home work as well as it does as an active Family home.
For example this home includes 5 bedrooms all with an ensuite, one of these rooms being a Guest bedroom with its own full size Ensuite and WIR. Each child’s bedroom is quite spacious including a study nook which has been equipped with its own built in desk with drawer and overhead storage space. Each bedroom also has its own ensuite and large WIR. All cabinets have been well designed so that there are no dead spaces with awning doors to all overhead cupboards making accessibility a breeze.
Each of the parents hobbies have also been well catered for with a Wine cellar built to house Darren’s extensive range of Red and white wines and spirit collection. This wine cellar has its own kitchenette facilities including several bar fridges and a separate A/C system so that precise temperatures can be controlled at all times. This cellar creates another world for Darren to escape to after a hard day in the office.
Catherine is an avid scrap booker, so we have created a “Craft room” that has a multitude of storage and bench space allowing her to indulge in her passion for arts and crafts whenever her heart desires, this space also doubles as a home office and has been located off the entry so that if a visitor was to arrive they could be easily greeted upon arrival.
The Bradfield’s have a young and energetic family with swimming and outdoor activities being very important, with this in mind the main indoor Kitchen, Dining and Living areas have been linked to the external BBQ and Alfresco areas via a combination of corner glass and stacker doors. The indoor and outdoor living in this home really are superbly connected and become one in no time at all.
As the home is located in the Bay area midges can be a problem as night approaches, to overcome this issue an area off the outdoor Alfresco area has been created with its own automated fly screen that will retract at the push of a button, this creates a midge free environment in which to entertain guests at any time of the day or night.
In keeping with their love of entertaining a separate pool and spa area adjoin the external BBQ and Alfresco areas has been included from this a sunken fire pit also adds an element of luxury and relaxation. Tiled pathways lead out to an expansive back yard area sporting a separate raised vegetable garden patches and fully fenced chook pen, truly bringing a touch of the country to the Bay area.