Home & Castle

Date May 2011
Location Canterbury, Darfield
Client RB Built
Category HOUSE & LAND

With a growing family in mind this home was built to accommodate a busy family.

241m2 comprising 4 bedrooms, ensuite, open plan kitchen, dining, living and a separate lounge. Add a separate laundry and bigger than average double garage there is space aplenty.


  • Heating is via a heat pump in living area
  • Log burner in lounge raised on a plinth
  • Under floor heating in the kitchen, bathroom¬†and ensuite
  • Solar water heating helps to keep the power bill down
  • Insulated floor slab with polystyrene

With 50mm Tristone benchtops in the kitchen only adds to the quality of this build.  Stacking sliding doors from living to outdoors allows for alfresco dining.

Bulkhead in the entry, lounge, kitchen, dining and living areas gives a sense of height.