When it came to reviving an aging bungalow, its owners wanted to remain architecturally faithful to a bygone era while also incorporating the modern clean lines and ambience of a luxury resort.
This 100 year plus villa was transplanted to where it now enjoys both sea and bush views at the back of the house.
When we first met with Donna, she told us that she had waited 20 years for this renovation. Upon first inspection we noticed that the house had a strange configuration with the bathroom in between 2 rooms which we needed to resolve.
After many years dreaming about all the things Sharlene would like to do to her home, the day finally came. On the top of Sharlene's to-do-list was to renovate the tired old bathroom and kitchen as well as add an en-suite…
Commercial space renovation in Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand
Frank and partner contacted Refresh as they wanted to create a home to settle down and raise children in. We turned an old 80's house into a stylish living space by replacing the bathroom, en suite, kitchen, re gibbing the ceilings, painting the whole house, laying new wooden flooring throughout the ground level, stripping off wall paper, skimmimg walls and painting over bright bold colours with more neutral tones. Project Manager, Cameron also went along shopping with Frank to assist with the decision on paint colours, bathroom ware and tiles.
Removing internal walls and rebuilding the living area, a well thought through renovation turned a dark apartment into a light and open space that celebrates the stunning sea views and Rangitoto.
Major excavation work, combined with a clever architectural redesign, created a wide-open living area that is flooded with sunlight and provides easy access to the garden.
A top to toe paint job breathes new life into a magnificent Paremoremo country ranch, constructed from kauri in the 1970s.
Instead of using dormer windows to utilise an attic cavity, this clever Clevedon renovation maximised the available space by lifting the roof and creating a second storey.
A refurbishment of a tired Greenlane townhouse creates the perfect easy care home for a busy urban family.
A head to toe makeover – along with a clever extension – transforms a tired, but cherished house into a modern home that meets the needs of its growing family.
An extreme makeover turns a cramped and impractical country house into a spacious home for a family of six. It’s a Kiwi lifestyle dream come true.
This Renovation saw our team installing a new deck and replacing the joinery to create better indoor outdoor flow.
When a young Kiwi family decided to move back to New Zealand, they found a perfect section with an almost perfect house on it. A well executed renovation helped to make it home.