Light woods keep this home on the beach calm and serene

Tuatua House in Omaha, New Zealand, designed by Julian Guthrie.

Photography by Patrick Reynolds

 

This unassuming family home, designed by Julian Guthrie, is located on a coastal property in Omaha, New Zealand.

 

Tuatua House in Omaha, New Zealand, designed by Julian Guthrie.

Photography by Patrick Reynolds

A large wooden door welcomes you to the home, where you’re greeted by a double height entryway.

Tuatua House in Omaha, New Zealand, designed by Julian Guthrie.

Photography by Patrick Reynolds

Heading into the home, there’s a mostly open-plan living/kitchen/dining area, that opens to a swimming pool, located to the side of the home.

Tuatua House in Omaha, New Zealand, designed by Julian Guthrie.

Photography by Patrick Reynolds

There’s also an outdoor room, with a retractable shade cover, that has a fireplace, sitting area and BBQ.

Tuatua House in Omaha, New Zealand, designed by Julian Guthrie.

Photography by Patrick Reynolds

Surrounding the main living area, large sliding glass walls open up for true indoor/outdoor living, which is quite common in New Zealand.

Tuatua House in Omaha, New Zealand, designed by Julian Guthrie.

Photography by Patrick Reynolds

Light wood cladding continues between the inside and outside spaces, as seen in the photo below.

Tuatua House in Omaha, New Zealand, designed by Julian Guthrie.

Photography by Patrick Reynolds

The open living area shares the space with the dining area and kitchen.

Tuatua House in Omaha, New Zealand, designed by Julian Guthrie.

Photography by Patrick Reynolds

A double-height ceiling makes the dining area feel open and airy.

Tuatua House in Omaha, New Zealand, designed by Julian Guthrie.

Photography by Patrick Reynolds

In the kitchen, open shelving has been used around the oven’s exhaust hood, a large restaurant style fridge has been included, and the large kitchen island has space for friends and family to sit around.

Tuatua House in Omaha, New Zealand, designed by Julian Guthrie.

Photography by Patrick Reynolds

The home owner’s bedroom and two guest bedrooms are set on an upper level, creating private retreats from the level below. This is one of the bathrooms featured in the home.

Tuatua House in Omaha, New Zealand, designed by Julian Guthrie.

Photography by Patrick Reynolds

 Here is a look at the second bathroom.

Tuatua House in Omaha, New Zealand, designed by Julian Guthrie.

Photography by Patrick Reynolds

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