The Materials and Design Features
To help achieve the modernized bungalow look, weatherboard timber and corrugated iron roofing were the materials of choice for the home's exterior. The colour scheme and details like boxed corners and lighting throughout the garden bring the home to life.
The original house had some interesting features such as bedrooms with limited ceiling height. The combination of low ceilings and the home's northwest facing aspect made the summer months unbearable!
The new design features high stud ceilings, ducted air conditioning and a layout/design that works intelligently with the sun.
The L-shaped living area comes with multiple access points to the outdoors, where the Johnson family can control which parts of the home they open up based on the outside elements. “Choosing the floors was a strenuous task, as we endeavoured to honour the traditional timber floors that go hand-in-hand with bungalows. We’re very happy with the Blonde Oak look,” explains Ben.
Special areas in Johnson's home include the window seat where they love to relax and read books. "The impressively large laundry is a game-changer", says Kelly. The impeccable landscaping and the lovely outlook from the Master bedroom are also standout features of the home.
View more images of Ben & Kelly's home here, or learn more about the home here.