With sloping and difficult sites becoming increasingly common, a pole home is a great way to capture views as well as solve the problem of finding a design to suit your land.

This client was a single, professional businesswoman who wanted a contemporary, open-plan home which was low- maintenance. Her home gives a private, leafy outlook and provides glimpses of Sydney’s Northern Beaches through the extensive use of glass, louvred windows and terraces. The kitchen, study, living areas and private courtyard are on the main (entry) level and below are the master bedroom with ensuite and walk-in robe plus two additional bedrooms.

Accommodation consists of three bedrooms plus study, private courtyard, double carport and open plan living. Special features include gourmet kitchen with integrated fridge and stone benchtops, Star Serve home network (wiring throughout and surround sound), main bedroom with a lightfilled luxury ensuite and walk-in robe, expansive entertaining terrace, private terraces to all bedrooms, extensive use of glass and louvred windows throughout, a private leafy outlook with filtered ocean views and fully landscaped, low-maintenance tropical gardens. The residence has off-street, level access and, with security in mind, a back-to-base alarm system.