High-end Cardrona village banks on rustic appeal

High-end Cardrona village banks on rustic appeal
Luke Leuschke says the buildings will use raw materials, including naturally weathering, or 'corten' steel. (Image: The Homestead)
Brent Melville
Developers of the $650 million Mt Cardrona Station near Wanaka won't be fussed by shortages of modern building materials as some of its buildings steer clear of plasterboard and paint.The development, set on 400 hectares of high-country land above the Cardrona Valley and near Cardrona Alpine ski resort, has been in the pipeline for 15 years. The full 10-year development cycle will see about 400 homes built over 10 stages.To date, there have been 92 consents granted across stage one's first four residential neighbourhoods, with land...

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