Seascape Retreat is the tiny oceanfront cottage located on the Banks Peninsula, a peninsula of volcanic origin on the east coast of the South Island of New Zealand. Auckland-based award-winning studio Pattersons Associates has designed this unique and romantic beach-side cottage using local stone, and has concrete floors and ceilings, as well as a robust roof covered with vegetation nearby, which fits perfectly into its volcanic environment in which seemingly disappears.
Its roof is designed to withstand all weather conditions, and also on unique way protects glazed windows that offer views of the bay. The windows are double-glazed and framed in a special way, so that storms and bad weather can’t do anything to them
The interior consists of lobby, social area, bathroom and bedroom. All is modern and relatively simple. The focus of this property sits on the inside, because the natural environment too nice to be in any way been overshadowed architecture..The location can be reached via helicopter or by 4-hour drive.