|Colour:||Grey Mist, Black Ash|
|Application:||Entire exterior cladding|
Designed to reflect the local coastal area and natural gumtrees on the property, Flinders House is a barn-style contemporary Australian home.
Nestled in Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula, the home is surrounded by a variety of native and exotic flora that has been repeat planted to create privacy around the home. With such solitude, it was important to the owners to have a strong indoor-outdoor flow which allows them to enjoy the garden and space around them.
In seeking to reflect the natural surrounds of the home and be sustained through bushfire season, Silvertop Ash cladding was chosen for the exterior of the home. Coated in CUTEK® Extreme CD50 and tinted with CUTEK®’s Grey Mist Colourtone allowed the timber cladding to turn silver instantly, further reflecting the property’s many silver gumtrees. In a bid to add definition to the home entrances and window frames, CUTEK® Colourtone Black Ash was used and created a stunning yet subtle contrast to the grey of the cladding.
By using CUTEK® Extreme CD50 with CUTEK® Colourtones, the Silvertop Ash will not only be protected from UV rays but also less likely to cup, warp and split overtime. CUTEK® oils are designed to penetrate deeply into the timber and protect it from the inside out, minimising maintenance and reducing the need to replace cladding.
Photos courtesy of Marnie Hawson
Architect: Michael Innes
Builder: Bernie Everett Building
Interior Design: Billy Innes Design
Landscape Architecture: Kate Patterson Landscapes
Landscape Construction: Real Earth Developments
Steel planters and wood stackers: Unearthed Garden