In line with the client’s brief to create a resort style family home and sanctuary where they could entertain in their down time, this enticing Collingwood Beach home overlooking Jervis Bay, could easily double as a boutique Balinese holiday resort with every space, indoor and out, oozing relaxation and easily matching the most luxurious resort style accommodation for amenity and style.
Built on a fairly large 836m2 site, this expansive 535m2 home by Build Platinum is a calm haven making the most of beautiful ocean views and featuring an expansive fully integrated pool and outdoor living area that celebrates the New South Wales South Coast Lifestyle.
The welcoming entrance features award winning #3D Kakadu stonework sourced and carted from interstate looks magnificent and in combination with the gleaming Hardwood Timber boardwalk, makes the entry a focal point that speaks volumes about the beauty that awaits including structural steelworks featured throughout the home to create the cantilevers which have also been used for lateral support.
Stepping into the entry foyer through the custom made front door by #DUCE is like entering a perfect island getaway. A magnificent kitchen, complete with internal featured timberwork, an 80mm stone kitchen benchtop with compelling front and overhead lighting, integrates beautifully with a family dining area warmed in winter by an adjacent suspended fireplace in the living room.
Designed with effortless entertaining in mind, the open-plan areas, bright airy spaces and a seamless flow between the outdoor entertaining spaces and the indoor living areas allows the home owners to easily entertain and make the most of the Australian lifestyle. To create the desired tropical paradise appearance, DecoClad ‘V-Groove’ 180mm cladding in DecoWood ‘Western Red Cedar’ was selected for the external and alfresco ceilings marking the first time the product has been used in a residential application in New South Wales. And it has proven to be the perfect choice. Not only does the cladding’s DecoWood timber finish provide a traditional Balinese feel and look like real timber, because it’s actually aluminium, it is also almost totally maintenance free despite being right on the coast.
The large alfresco terrace includes a fully equipped outdoor kitchen complete with all necessities for easy entertaining. The entire home was engineered to sit on top of the concrete pool to create a complete L-shaped glass surround in one corner. The pool itself, is a beautiful body of water complete with 2 levels and a bridge with a waterfall dropping into the pool. A spa with a glass weir enhances the resort feeling of absolute luxury.
Most of the sleeping quarters, including the spacious master suite with enviable ensuite are located upstairs, with a guest bedroom downstairs. The Pietra Bianca freestanding Mango Stone bath, framed by exquisitely delicate, highly decorative opening laser cut screens by DSD AU, allows for a really special, almost enviable, bathing experience.
At every turn, Build Platinum have considered the minutest details and the array of design features and finishes satisfy even the most discerning thirst for beautiful aesthetics.
Throughout the home, extensive use of stone, timber and steel creates different layers of intrigue. The massive roof line and alfresco cantilevers enhance the striking window design comprising fixed panels and corner windows and louvres that have been nominated for an AWS windows award. A rooftop sky deck offers the owners uninterrupted ocean views and feelings of seclusion and tranquillity over Jervis Bay and 5 minutes to the whitest sand in the world: Hyams Beach.
Embracing modern Balinese resort splendour it’s evident that no expense has been spared in completion of this stunning home that’s perfect for unwinding during the week and entertaining over the weekends.
It has everything one could ever want in a home or resort ensuring a peaceful haven where the owners can retreat from their busy day-to-day lives. With its incredibly open design, beautiful entertaining areas and pool there’s very little reason ever to leave home.