LOCAL building company Nathan Verri Masters of Design and Building has cleaned up at t this year’s Master Builders Far North Queensland Housing and Construction Awards. The 2017 Far North Queensland House of the Year went to Nathan Verri who also took out the awards for Best Residential Swimming Pool, Individual Home $451,000- $550,000 and Individual Home $1.26 million – $2 million.
Marketing manager and wife Julie Verri said the company was overjoyed to be recognised by Master Builder Awards Queensland. “It was exciting because it wasn’t just the build, he [Nathan Verri] actually designed the home that won home of the year,” she said. “He’s feeling even more thrilled given that it was his whole project. “We are really ecstatic to win every category that we were in and winning Home of the Year was icing on the cake,” Mrs Verri said. It was not just a reflection of Nathan and his team’s work but his relationship with his clients and their vision. “It’s a great example of how Nathan and his clients work to produce something together and I think that’s special,” Mrs Verri said. “He’s got a lot of passion about his work and he makes sure he understands his clients’ brief, their needs and he also takes note of environmental needs”.
The judges made special mention of the consistency of quality finishes throughout the contemporary Stratford home. The home, built for less than $550,000, is perfectly sited to make the most of the FNQ climate and features striking industrial-style aesthetic.