Bella Brodie reports on a home that’s as pretty as a picture, and ponders whether this is Kingston’s most flexible lodge yet…
Kingston has developed its own sense of style on design, and the Hull-based manufacturer now has a really diverse range to suit all tastes and requirements. The futuristic Palazzo was the perfect example of sleek contemporary lodge styling, and the Expression has just as many quirky, yet impressive, features that make it stand out as another tempting lodge option.
With a distinctive off-set roof and stylish CanExcel cladding, the Expression looks the part from the outset. Inside, the vibrant and colourful pastel styling delivers a light and spacious feel throughout.
ACCOMMODATION AND LAYOUT
The model shown is a two-bedroom Expression, although each version can be tailored according to plot size and everyday living and accommodation requirements. Here, there’s an open plan living area, incorporating a kitchen with island/breakfast bar, dining table and lounge space. There’s a separate useful utility area, which could just as easily be specified as an office or even perhaps a single, third bedroom, if needed.
The open plan living area provides plenty of space for the family to enjoy playing games, socialising and relaxing together in luxurious surroundings and it has a fair bit of ‘fun factor’ built-in too. That’s clearly evident here through the optional suspended swing seat which can act as an additional perch in the lounge space, a reading seat, or as the perfect spot to look out of the full-height windows to that side of the lodge from. It is important to emphasise that it’s optional though, as the Expression would stack up perfectly well without it, so it’s probably just an option those looking for an extra, quirky bit of ‘wow’ factor would take up.
On the other side of the room there are French doors leading outside from the dining area – again, with full height windows and another set to the side elevation, so this is a lodge that will really make the most of great views.
Above the country-style dining area, there’s a pendant light bar with three pastel-coloured half globes, adding another bit of fun to this space, while also being pretty chic. We could easily imagine evenings sat here over a sociable spread and a few drinks, and, as it seats six comfortably it lends itself perfectly. There are some great stylish touches it’s easy to miss throughout the Expression, such as the pretty ribbon wall lighting in the living space topping up the spotlighting in the vaulted ceiling space, so it really does have a very fitting name.
● Optional suspended seat to lounge.
● Kitchen island and breakfast bar.
● Well-equipped kitchen.
● Utility/flexible room.
● Large master with en suite and walk-in wardrobe.
Read the full story in the December 2021 issue of Park Home & Holiday Caravan