The Hoffman Villa 35 at The Maples
The new Hoffman Villa 35 from home-builder Porter Davis’ Prestige Range hits all the sweet spots craved by home buyers in the age of COVID-19. The double-storey home is specifically targeted at upsizers, with outdoor space, multiple living areas, a home office and study areas. Designed to deliver expansive and stylish family living on slim, 12.5-metre-wide sites, the Hoffman is ideal for knock-down rebuilds as well as greenfield sites.
It offers up to five bedrooms, dual level living rooms, an impressive main suite and the opportunity for multi-generational living with spaces for togetherness and privacy. There’s a separate home office integrated within the family living zone and kids’ study areas in large bedrooms and the upstairs living space.
An intelligently designed home
The home design was tailored to meet needs identified by the Porter Davis Life During Covid study, which identified that 74 per cent of home buyers wanted outdoor space, 53 per cent wanted multiple living areas – particularly for multi-generational living – 50 per cent wanted a home office and 30 per cent wanted children’s study areas.
“COVID created one of the largest pauses in human history; everyone had time to reflect on their living and working arrangements,” says Porter Davis general manager of sales and marketing Shaun Patterson. “During lockdowns, we were all stuck in our current environments with time to work out how to improve our lives. Upsizing is now our second biggest market segment – it’s enormous. “Throughout COVID we have seen more and more requests for narrowsite designs, with people looking to knock down and rebuild as well as build on greenfield sites.” With a starting price of $369,900, Patterson says, the Hoffman 35 offers extraordinary value for what is an intelligently designed, fully featured home.
Senior designer Keith Fuller has enabled home buyers to cater to their requirements in the Hoffman 35 with options to extend the family living, outdoor living, kitchen, home theatre and family bathroom. He says the Life During Covid study validated the home builder’s ideas on how people want to live. “While we love spectacular double-height voids and open living, it’s also good to have well-proportioned spaces to provide separation for family members to work, study and relax.” Fuller says the Hoffman has features such as a wrap-around kitchen with views to the backyard, an extra-large main suite zoned away from kids’ rooms and a large home theatre/multi-purpose room.
Relaxed yet sophisticated
As displayed at The Maples in Greenvale, the Hoffman 35 showcases the Mayfair facade with Milan-styled interiors from the Porter Davis Designer range of interiors. Home buyers can select from 36 interior styles in four design themes – classic, contemporary, designer and resort.
The Maples Hoffman has an open formal living zone on entry; this space could instead be enclosed for a home theatre, a larger home office or a grandparents’ retreat. On the facade, stone, crisp renders and vibrant timbers are punctuated by bold black accents framing tall, slim windows. There’s also a deep glass-fronted outdoor room that serves the main bedroom. Inside, rich walnut chevron parquet flooring sets a sophisticated tone with classic white-and-grey marbled, large-format tiles throughout the family living zone.
The sleek, garden-facing kitchen has a separate galley and pantry alongside and has a fresh white palette for understated elegance .In the family-living area, a large glass sliding door blurs the lines between indoor and outdoor living for an open-plan space that balances style and function. Stepping outside into the outdoor living space, visitors will discover a relaxed yet sophisticated zone in which to unwind and entertain.
Originally posted on Domain. Words by Liz McLachlan