In case you missed it, the Lambies have taken on an exciting new adventure… they’re building a house at Seaton! Of course, we already know they’ve chosen well, but what we’ve really wanted to know is how Pat and Kate will blend their own wants and goals into the home that they’ll be creating from scratch. We sat down with the two to chat about sea views, a blank canvas and how they plan to design something special.
Q: How would you describe your vision for the house?
Pat: “I would say, indoor/outdoor living with a large garden linking to the greenbelt and swimming pool, a pitched roof, and a home that’s cosy and comfortable.”
Kate: “I see a house that is inviting and charming from the moment you walk in! I imagine a bright and open, warm and inviting space that’s extremely homely. A space where children and dogs can run wild and free (like they currently do at our house now). I agree with Pat that indoor/outdoor living is the lifestyle we are after and we aim to make the most of the sea views and surrounding vegetation to achieve that.”
Q: Tell us, what’s the most important, non-negotiable part of a home for you?
Pat: “The kitchen needs to be the heart of the home. It’s what brings people together and the centre of family meals and quality time.”
Kate: “An open-plan living area where the kitchen, lounge and dining room are integrated. It’s where we’ll spend a lot of our time so this needs to be well designed. We also love being outdoors so I’d be very happy with a spacious garden and pool area.”
Q: Now for the fun part… What do you think you guys are going to disagree on?
Pat: (Looks over at Kate and smiles) “It’s going to be hard to get Kate to make decisions and stick to them.”
Kate: “Probably the size of the garage and the amount of cupboard space needed in the house!”
Q: Why should people follow the journey?
Pat: “We are going to keep things real and try to share every element of the process. It’s something that not a lot of people get to see so sharing our experience, learnings and knowledge as we go might just help someone along the way. We also have a great crew behind this campaign to keep the posts consistent and interesting.”
Kate: “People should follow along because they’ll get to see a North Coast family navigate the adventure that comes with building a home. It’s a chance for people to get to know us a little better and see how we operate as a team. They’ll also get to know some of the wonderful local talents we’re commissioning to build our home.”
Project Seaton starts now!
Follow Seaton on our socials and Pat on Instagram @patlambie_ for updates and be sure to watch this space for more interesting and entertaining Project Seaton snippets. On behalf of Pat and Kate and all at Seaton, we thank you for coming along for the ride and we can’t wait to show you more.