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Cottage Love

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When Vanessa and Allan Barber decided to sell their exquisite Sugar Loaf Lodge in Matakana their one concern was whether they’d be able to find a place to live that had a similar style and open feel.


They needn’t have worried.  It was a case of love at first sight when they found a Customkit home for sale.  The barn inspired structure was In the same general area and had a lodge-like feel but without the responsibility of looking after guests.   


Says Vanessa:  “The place was really cute and inviting.  We love the high ceilings and the one big living area.  Being keen gardeners we love the spending our spare time beautifying the property.  We couldn’t have found a better place to live.” 


In terms of changes the Barbers extended the house, added covered outdoor areas and built a garage with accommodation above.  The kitchen built by Matakana Kitchens was probably their main splurge. 


“Having not very much space we put quite a lot of thought into fitting everything thing into it.”  

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