Display Modernview Homes’ Aria
Families don’t have to move because their circumstances change, writes Chelsea Clark
Growing families need space and, more than that, they need adaptable space to suit changing requirements as their children grow.
Multi-purpose rooms that can be modified and converted as the years pass mean families can stay in the home rather than move several times as their circumstances change.
These types of flexible designs are also suitable for multi-generational living, when grandparents move back in or grown-up children stay in the family home into their 20s.
Modernview Homes had versatility in mind when they designed their three-bedroom, single-storey Aria 28, a home perfect for a young family who need room to grow.
A highlight of the design is a space situated behind the home’s main bedroom which can be accessed both from the main hallway or directly via the bedroom’s walk-in wardrobe.
Identified by Modernview as a nursery, the space could also be used as a study or home office or, given its proximity to the main bedroom, even a small parent’s retreat.
Similarly, the Aria 28’s media room could be easily converted to a fourth bedroom to accommodate a larger family or guest room.
The entry to the Aria 28 leads directly into a long hallway with the double garage positioned to the right, immediately followed by the media room which is removed from the home’s main living space. Its position makes it suitable as a bedroom or a teen retreat.
At the end of the hallway, the home’s main living area opens up the centre of the house to the kitchen, dining and family rooms.
The kitchen has an island bench with breakfast bar for informal dining. Caesarstone benchtops and appliances including an underbench oven, gas cooktop, stainless steel dishwasher and microwave are standard inclusions. From here the home’s outdoor living space is accessed through sliding glass doors, flooding the area with light.
The large alfresco stretches to the rear wall of the home, hugged to the right by another living space, labelled the den by Modern-view Homes, and also accessed from the main open-plan living and dining area.
The Aria 28’s main bedroom is positioned at the front of the home with views to the street. An ensuite with shower and bath is attached and the walk-in wardrobe provides direct access to the nursery or small study.
The home’s other two bedrooms are situated in a separate wing and accessed through the kitchen. Both feature built-in robes and share the home’s main bathroom. They are connected by a corridor with a recessed bench-style study nook.
A laundry is also in this wing and has outdoor access and a built-in linen closet.