Hamptons facade with flower boxes
After searching for an ideal family home for over a year, Nathan and Melissa Archer stumbled across a post-war home that was the perfect candidate for a knock-down-and-rebuild project. They designed and built their dream Hamptons home with Evermore Designed Homes and say they have looked back. Here’s their story.

After searching for an ideal family home for over a year, Nathan and Melissa Archer stumbled across a post-war home that was the perfect candidate for a knock-down-and-rebuild project. They designed and built their dream Hamptons home with Evermore and say they have never looked back. Here’s their story.

Designing a dream Hamptons home

“Our desire was to build a quality home that was full of character and cater for our growing family. It had to be open plan and seamlessly flow from the living areas to the deck and beyond to the pool and garden. Our brief to Evermore was to create beautiful dream family home full of character that would fit right into the area—and that’s just what we got!"

Outdoor Hamptons Pool Area

An open plan design allowed Nathan and Melissa to extend the living areas out onto the pool and deck area,

The Hamptons comes to Queensland

“Ultimately we wanted a look that was timeless, full of character and that perfectly complemented the area we live in. We wanted the house to look as though it could have been there for years

Scyon Linea™ weatherboard certainly helped to achieve this timeless look amongst a suburb of classic weatherboard homes. The Hamptons-meets-Queenslander was the look that we wanted.

We love the fresh, crisp white tones with hints of grey—it just oozes the sense of calm which is perfect, even in the city. We were tempted to be adventurous in some of our selections but our conservative side got the better of us and so we kept to the timeless schemes including the traditional white subway tiles, wide oak floorboards and white classic two-pack shaker style cabinetry all throughout the home.

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Hamptons facade with fretwork

Melissa and Nathan wanted a home that was full of character. They chose Scyon Linea weatherboard to give their home a timeless Hamptons look.

Working with Evermore

“Once our building journey began we communicated our desired look with Evermore via detailed planning sessions with their in-house designers and interior designers. We shared mood boards, designs and floor plans that we had drafted as a starting point.

This process did take some time to get the final look, however all the team at Evermore were dedicated to achieving our desired look and feel which derived from our initial brief and WOW! The final result is our own unique 'forevermore+ home.'"

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It's all about Hamptons details

"Our favourite features of our home would have to be details- the colours, the weatherboards, the gables and the relaxed elegance! It is a sophisticated look.

We love that the Hamptons style works so well in Queensland because it has many similar features to traditional Queenslanders."

Charming Hamptons facade in Brisbane

Melissa and Nathan say their favourite features of are the Hamptons details like the colours, weatherboards and the gables.

The Hamptons lifestyle

"We love being at home and opening up the doors to relax on the deck and entertain with family and friends. We use every inch of the space that we designed and have never looked back after designing our dream Hamptons home.

We feel incredibly lucky to have this beautiful home."

Hamptons pool area with cap cod charis

"We love being at home and opening up the doors to relax on the deck and entertain with family and friends."

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Builders and designers: Evermore


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