North Lakes Pool & Entertainment Area Design


My clients, with their seven year old child, had moved to North Lakes some ten years prior from Western Australia. In this time they had made new friends and developed a large network in their local community.  Aiming for a long-term stay in Queensland, they wanted to turn their house into an oasis by creating a resort style ambience.

Project scope & Design details

Our North Lakes pool and entertainment area design resulted in the ability of the homeowners to enjoy a more open-planned approach to the living space at the rear of the home.

The main issues that were identified in this home were a lack of light in the kitchen and a lack of connection to the outdoor area. There was no direct line of sight to the pool area, and there was a very harsh western aspect coming into the terrace area. To combat these problems, a skylight was added to the kitchen area and an internal wall was removed which opened up the internal living spaces. Some large doors were added to connect the outdoor area with the kitchen and allowing a view line to open up to the pool area.

This new outdoor area was designed to be split up into two areas, a lounging area and a dining area with a barbeque connection.  As the existing home was a project home, the styling for the outdoor area was to be cutting edge, modern contemporary. The interesting roof line with the charcoal roof sheeting was streamlined at the back to add contemporary lines to the new structure. The result is of this styling is an exceptionally warm and inviting outdoor entertainment space.

The outdoor entertainment area design provides a relaxing yet luxurious space for the family to gather, whilst offering the opportunity for entertaining friends from within the same space. This dual purpose approach to the design catered specifically to the lifestyle requirements of the occupants.

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Dion Seminara is very happy to work with clients in North Lakes. Looking to build a stunning new home or renovate a beautiful old home, email or give Dion a call on (07) 3899 9450.

North Lakes History and Architecture

North Lakes is approx 25 km north of the Brisbane City centre. North Lakes architecture is made up of mostly new home developments around the golf course. An ideal place to live if you want a big beautiful new home with the most up to date local facilities. Contact us today to be part of the future architecture of North Lakes.

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