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Bask in the sun on your verandah as the morning or late afternoon light shines on your home.
By adding this beautiful extension to your property’s facade, homeowners are able to breathe fresh life into a house without doing a full renovation.
Available in traditional and contemporary designs, verandahs can be easily customised to suit an existing house.
Few house additions possess the enduring appeal and practicality of a verandah. Both functional and aesthetic, a verandah not only elevates the architectural beauty of a home but also adds significant value to the property.
From enhancing curb appeal to providing additional outdoor living space, here’s how a verandah can transform your home and enrich your lifestyle.
With a large portfolio of traditional verandahs on offer at Outside Concepts, homeowners can add a touch of old-world glamour or country charm to an existing house. Ornate metal railings hark back to a time of Victorian grandeur, whilst simpler timber designs gives the verandah a classic, Federation era façade.
Alternatively, opt for a timeless country cottage façade with simple timber balustrades and plenty of shade. A verandah built and designed to specifically suit an existing house can make residents feel like they are living in a classic Victorian home or country cottage, wherever you choose to live.
A well-designed verandah really can make a house feel like home.
Complete your modern home with the addition of contemporary verandah designs. Streamlined and functional, Outside Concepts‘ contemporary styles offer a timeless solution to your home improvement plans.
Materials such as steel and glass add durability as well as a sleek, modern look to your outdoor space.
Outside Concepts‘ contemporary styles offer homeowners customisable designs to suit an existing home’s layout.
Options are available in Outside Concepts‘ portfolio for verandahs that will help
Encourage air circulation into the home
Offer shade on hot days
Are suitable for all weather conditions.
Enhancing your home and lifestyle
A verandah, with its transitional space bridging the indoors and the outdoors, offers a multitude of benefits that can significantly enhance both your home and lifestyle. Here are several ways it does so:
Connection with Nature
- Outdoor Access: A verandah offers easy access to the outdoors, encouraging a connection with nature and promoting well-being.
- Garden Integration: It can serve as a seamless transition to the garden or backyard, integrating indoor and outdoor spaces.
Comfort & Protection
- Shelter and Shade: Offering protection from the elements, a verandah enables you to enjoy the outdoors regardless of the weather, providing shade during hot days and shelter from rain.
- Enhanced Privacy: Depending on its design, a verandah can also offer added privacy from neighbors and passersby.
Health & Wellbeing
- Ourdoor Space: By being an outdoor space, a verandah allows more natural light into your home, which can improve mood, enhance productivity, and even provide health benefits such as vitamin D exposure.
- Fresh Air and Ventilation: It encourages better ventilation throughout the home, allowing fresh air to circulate and reducing the need for artificial cooling systems.
Curb Appeal & Architectural Elegance
A well-designed verandah instantly enhances the visual appeal of any home. With its graceful lines and inviting charm, a verandah adds a touch of timeless elegance that elevates the overall aesthetic of the property.
Whether your home boasts traditional or contemporary architecture, a verandah seamlessly integrates with the existing design, enhancing its beauty and character.
Extended Living Space
One of the most significant advantages of a verandah is its ability to extend your living space outdoors.
Whether you’re enjoying a morning cup of coffee, hosting a barbecue with friends, or simply unwinding with a good book, a verandah provides the perfect setting to relax and connect with nature.
With the addition of comfortable seating, outdoor furniture, and decorative elements, you can create a cozy and inviting outdoor retreat that complements your lifestyle.
Shelter & Protection
In addition to its aesthetic appeal, a verandah offers practical benefits by providing shelter and protection from the elements.
Whether it’s scorching sunlight, heavy rain, or mild winds, a verandah creates a comfortable outdoor environment where you can enjoy the beauty of nature without being exposed to harsh weather conditions.
This sheltered space also serves as a versatile outdoor area that can be enjoyed year-round, regardless of the weather.
Increased Property Value
Beyond its aesthetic and functional benefits, a verandah is a valuable investment that can significantly increase the resale value of your home.
Potential buyers are often drawn to properties that offer outdoor living spaces, as they provide an opportunity for relaxation, entertainment, and enjoyment of the surrounding landscape.
A well-designed verandah enhances the overall desirability of your home, making it more attractive to prospective buyers and potentially increasing its market value.
What type of Verandah suits you?
Verandahs are extensions of the main building that provide an intermediate space between the indoors and the outdoors. They come in various styles and designs, each catering to different architectural aesthetics, functional needs, and environmental considerations.
Here’s a description of different verandah types:
Common in many suburban homes, front verandahs are located at the entrance of the house, serving as a welcoming space for guests.
They often enhance the home’s curb appeal and provide a shaded area to relax.
Steel or Aluminum Verandah
For a more industrial or contemporary look, metal verandahs using steel or aluminum are durable, low-maintenance options that can offer sleek lines and modern designs.
With a rounded, convex roof, the bullnose verandah is a feature of many historic Australian homes.
Its distinctive shape provides a unique aesthetic and effective shading.
Known for its modern appeal, this type has a simple, flat roof supported by beams or columns.
It suits contemporary house designs and can be easier to construct and integrate into existing structures.
Constructed primarily from wood, timber verandahs offer a natural, rustic look that can blend seamlessly with both traditional and modern homes.
The choice of timber can affect the verandah’s durability and maintenance needs.
Featuring a gabled roof, this type adds architectural interest and height to the home’s exterior.
The pitched roof design allows for better rainwater runoff and can complement traditional and contemporary homes.
Styling Your Verandah
Styling options for a verandah are as diverse as they are creative, offering homeowners a wide range of possibilities to enhance the aesthetic appeal and functionality of this outdoor space. Here are some popular styling options to consider when designing your verandah:
Choose outdoor furniture that complements the style and scale of your verandah.
Opt for comfortable seating options such as lounge chairs, sofas, or hammocks, along with tables for dining or entertaining.
Consider materials like wicker, wood, or metal that are durable and weather-resistant.
Add personality and charm to your verandah with decorative accents such as throw pillows, rugs, lanterns, and candles.
Incorporate elements that reflect your personal style and create a cohesive look with the rest of your outdoor decor.
Greenery & Planters
Introduce greenery and plant life to your verandah with potted plants, hanging baskets, and planter boxes.
Choose a variety of plants with different heights, textures, and colors to create visual interest and enhance the natural ambiance of the space.
Illuminate your verandah with strategic lighting design to create ambiance and enhance functionality.
Consider options such as overhead lighting fixtures, string lights, lanterns, and torches to provide both task lighting and mood lighting for evening gatherings.
Verandahs we’ve built
Enjoy looking through these verandahs we’ve built for clients. Pick out a couple you like and contact us.
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