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Garden Home, Lindisfarne

Finalist, 2020 HIA Awards

Specialised Housing

This project called for the garden to be hero. Working closely with the clients, Maguire + Devine Architects and Merlin Construction guided the older Lindisfarne couple from day one to delivery of their dream Garden Home.

With a beautiful established garden, the client was hesitant in taking on a new development that would mean her 20-year-old garden would need to be demolished and re-established at a later stage. After some initial consideration, the architect and builder devised a solution that delivered and maximised plant protection and re-planting ease.

The build got underway with great success, a rough- sawn timber clad, floor-to-ceiling glazed masterpiece was established for our clients. Disabled access in all bathrooms and wider than average hallways gave our clients peace of mind into their future years.

This project was an opportunity for Merlin to showcase our design flair, creating a bespoke and well-crafted build. By working closely with the architects and clients, the garden remained a centrepiece, now rivalled only by the couple’s exquisite custom build.

Materials

External cladding and eaves: Macrocarpa cladding
Decking: Spotted gum decking
Roof lining and cladding: Colorbond Customorb (Monument)
Floor finishes: Tasmanian oak
Internal linings: Feature-painted ceilings and walls

Special features

Large full-height windows
Spotted gum decking, creating level access to the property
Custom joinery

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