New Beginnings

Four years ago, a Singleton Heights couple decided to relocate to the township, closer to their teenage daughters’ schools and extra-curriculum activities.

The redevelopment of former farmland, close to the Hunter River, is ideally situated, with a new neighbourhood of quality residences being built in the subdivision.  Jayne and Glen chose a flat block at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac and started to design and build their new home.

“We wanted a home with a minimum of rooms, however in saying that, we wanted them to be large rooms,” explained Jayne.  “We had a meeting with Neil Albert, designer from the award-winning local building firm of Stibbard Homes, and he knew exactly what we meant and within five minutes had drawn up the perfect floor plan.”

Throughout the building stages the couple were kept well versed with progress and Samantha Stibbard, Client Services Co-ordinator for Stibbard Homes, was able to assist them with their final selection of tiles and colours, and answer any queries during the entire process through to completion.

The street façade of the residence is modern and stylish. The external cladding is a combination of Austral Metropolis “Marcasite” face bricks, Weathertex cladding finished in Surfmist, Hardies Scyon cladding painted Dulux Bogart, with Colorbond Surfmist aluminium windows and doors and Colorbond Shale Grey roof, fascia and gutters…

Story and Images: Marilyn Collins.