A rare, natural bush landscape will become a leafy neighbourhood of 3 – 4 bedroom townhouses set around a central lake. The two-level homes take advantage of city skyline views from their elevated location. Pace of Sunshine North Lakeside will be more than a new place to live; it will be a community with heart and character, less than 10km from Melbourne’s CBD.
The townhouse designs bridge the established streetscapes of Sunshine North with native bushland and a raised lakeside setting. Drawing from the colours of the Australian bush, materials are in a variety of earthy toned cladding elements, designed to complement the surrounding landscape. These tones are then paired with contemporary brick feature walls referencing the traditional homes of Sunshine North. The floorplans allow flexibility as family needs change over time.
Residents will appreciate the conveniences of a modern town-home that maintains the individuality, privacy and scale of a traditional suburban house. Nature, convenience and connection are important elements of the overall design that brings a new level of liveability to the west.
The interiors are spacious and modern with a warmth that feels like home. Walls of floor-to-ceiling glazing slide away to create an effortless flow from inside to the outdoor terrace and views. Classic white paint finishes and oak timber floors add to an enduring design of quality and comfort.
A private courtyard garden brings nature into the living environment and draws natural light into the heart of the home. The paved open space is for lounging in the sun or entertaining alfresco, and there’s still plenty of room left to inspire a green thumb.
The kitchen is light, open and composed to achieve a striking balance of modern features and natural textures. It provides a well resolved backdrop to the living areas with a sizeable kitchen island to increase bench space and double up as drinks bar for gathering with friends. The design goes beyond function with a waterfall stone benchtop, integrated open shelving and pendant lighting. Storage is optimised with some floorplans including a walk-in pantry. A selection of black Bosch appliances are fully integrated within the wood grain or white laminate finish cabinetry. A simple gooseneck tap adds an elegant accent.
The master bedroom is a spacious private domain. Several floorplans include fitted floor-to-ceiling glass panels that open to a secluded balcony or courtyard, allowing natural light and breezes to flow into the room. The fully-fitted walk-in robe keeps the room free of clutter while the pure wool carpet, in light flax or natural charcoal, adds a cosy finishing touch.
Everything stays neatly organised in the wardrobe. Hanging space, drawers and overhead compartments maximise vertical space. The textural woodgrain finishes applied to the drawers are teamed with fresh white internal laminate to keep the space bright and open.
A deep bath is placed beside a window that fills the space with natural light. Large format tiles are used to surround the bath zone with the natural look of stone, while a wall of mirror front cabinetry increases storage and adds a sense of volume. Feature vertical tiles and brushed gold fittings provide contrast and refined detail. The dark scheme is a timeless pairing of dark grey tiles and walnut joinery against sage feature wall tiles. The light scheme is a modern blend of white-on-white surfaces and light grey tiles.