The term “apartment living” does interior designer Neil McLachlan’s CBD penthouse a disservice. This sophisticated urban oasis offers the chance to experience the intimacy of big-city lights after dark while sheltering from the high-rise breeze in front of an outdoor gas fire’s radiant warmth.
Form meets function in this stylish home built to take maximum advantage of a smaller section. From outside, the four bedroom house makes a bold statement with formal landscaping and with the front door set beneath a porch. A red wall panel from ground to soffit introduces a design feature which is echoed within the house.
Built in 2012 on a sloping section to take in the sweeping harbour views, this stylish new 329 m² home has been designed in a modern style that exudes the warmth and comfort of a family home.
The family chose the location because of its great weather, friendly people, proximity to shops and amenities and, above all, its wonderful views.
Escea range changes are under way for this year with a transition from older IB Series models to the very efficient DX and DL Series models.
Please find a list of the upcoming changes which will affect the New Zealand and to the lesser degree Australian market.
The vertical ST500 (NZ) indoor gas fireplace has been dropped from the range. In mid 2013 we will release the DL1100 fireplace which will replace the IB1100. This year we will also phase down the IB600 (NZ) fireplace.
This Mellons Bay property presents a high level of craftsmanship throughout interior and exterior and also incorporates an Escea fireplace in one of its living area. [ Read more ]
The quintessential Christchurch dining place Saggio di Vino is again open in the New Zealand garden city, after experiencing devastating earthquakes in September 2010 and February 2011. This is clearly an exciting piece of news for wine and fine dining enthusiasts. The food is great, the wine list is exceptional and the owners Lisa & Yommi are just as hospitable as ever.
After choosing the correct size of a gas fireplace with the right heat output, the retailer will often ask you what kind of style front and fuel bed you require. This is when we see that the majority of buyers get overwhelmed with choice. Below we will cover some tips on how to choose your fuel bed (also known as flame effect, fire effect and fireplace bed, fire bed).
Similar to the fascia of the fireplace, the base of dancing flames should work with the rest of the room and match the taste of the owner. Manufacturers of fireplaces come up with various options but in general you can expect variations on imitation logs, a rocky fuel bed or modern solutions from broken glass to other colourful material.
Spanish architecture firm A-Cero Architecture has come up with idea of using stone for nearly all interior and exterior elements of a gorgeous house near Madrid. The company used cream travertine slabs to clad outside walls, surround of a swimming pool and floors on two levels of this stunning residential property.
Millbrook is a world-class resort nestled within the Southern Alps of New Zealand offering five star accommodation, luxurious spa, top quality restaurants and leading golf facilities. Among the 175 boutique hotel rooms are spacious villas which all have Escea fireplaces with classic satin black Velo fronts.