The aesthetics and low maintenance benefits of Marley Eternits Cedral Weatherboard made it the perfect choice for prestige leisure home manufacturer Lissett Homes at The Warren in Gwynedd.
And, with the exclusive holiday home on sale for £500,000, its hardly surprising that only the best materials were specified throughout the contemporary design. The holiday home was sold within days of being placed on the market.
Lissett Homes was initially drawn to the appearance of fibre cement Cedral Weatherboard because the textured surface echoed the aesthetic characteristics of timber. However, being made from fibre cement, means that it provides a long term low maintenance solution, which was particularly beneficial as The Warren is located on the coast at Gwynedd.
Fibre cement Cedral Weatherboard has an installed life expectancy of at least 50 years and will not warp or shrink. It also has fire classifications A2-s1, d0 to EN 13501-1.
Cedral Weatherboard is now used by York-based Lissett Homes for their other luxury sea-front properties around the UK.
Justin Beharrell, Managing Director of Lissett Homes, explained: "We decided to use Cedral Weatherboard at The Warren because we thought its aesthetics were the best weve seen, plus it doesnt have any of the maintenance issues associated with other materials. It was an added benefit that the range is offered in a variety of colours that suit the contemporary design of our homes.
The visual and performance benefits offered by Cedral Weatherboard are a key part of making a Lissett holiday home an excellent investment that can be enjoyed by owners all year round.
The luxury home is clad in a subtle Blue Grey Cedral Weatherboard, which was chosen from a palette of 23 colours and four woodstain finishes.
Marley Eternit supply a range of high quality, coated aluminium trims in matching colours to provide easy installation and greater design flexibility, which helped enhance the visual appeal of their exclusive holiday homes.
The Cedral Weatherboard was installed in a ship lap configuration and the boards fixed using nail guns to 25mm timber battens that make up the timber framed structure. Cedral Weatherboard can be cut, nailed or screwed just like timber, providing an easy to install, practical facade solution.
Cedral Weatherboard can achieve an A+ rating in the BRE (Building Research Establishment) Green Guide to Specification based on generic rating: Cedral Weatherboard - autoclaved fibre cement (calcium silicate) cladding - (Element Ref: 806220701, 806220675, 806220676).