Black Peak House.

Optimised functionality in every space.


The mountains and lake view over Lake Wanaka is framed by the full height windows on the north facing side of this impressive home. The dark cedar cladding and warmth timber interior creates a warm and inviting home to relax in and take in the views. Three bedrooms, living and dining are joined by a link way to a retreat space and office.

Incorporating an Intello membrane into the walls and ceiling makes this an airtight house. Angled cedar soffits run smoothly into the full height windows which capture the view and north-west sun.



Eliska Lewis Architects.


Open plan living with the kitchen, living and dining all north west facing for the view and sun and warmth. The double sided concrete fireplace centered in the middle of the space acts as a divide between the dining and living areas. The internal outdoor area with built in couch and floating concrete steps allows the space to be used away from the lake winds.


Clad in cedar and Espan it blends into the surrounding environment. The Brink heat recovery system keeps the interior comfortable all year round.

Extensive LED lighting highlights this home beautifully in the evening and enhances warmth and texture. American white oak flooring throughout the house offers warmth and comfort and the house is kept warm with a full hydronic radiator system and ducted air con.