Lower Shotover House

The 415 square metre home begins with a frameless glass entry creating a flow into the hub of the home. The two light and welcoming living areas feature exposes trusses and large back to back fireplaces, a gravitational heart of the house.


We are thoroughly enjoying living in our house and the steady stream of drive-by photographers keeps us amused most weekends.

- Hans & Suzy Raetz

The exterior is durable and low maintenance and features schist stone, Eurotray and Swiss Pearl cladding. The living rooms on the upper level open out to a covered outdoor entertaining area. The living rooms features a 3.6m stud height to capture the incredible views over central Queenstown and lake Wakatipu.


Dravitzki Brown have been a great architectural studio to work with. I would have no hesitation to engage them for any future building projects.

- Hans & Suzy Raetz

The footprint encompasses four bedrooms, each with their own ensuite bathroom and walk in wardrobe across its footprint. Epicurean occupants also enjoy the design’s large scullery and bespoke wine cellar. The exterior of the home is clad in pre-cast concrete panels, cedar weatherboard and slate tile roofing.