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The detail and execution of this project was second to none, with care and pride for the project provided from start to finish. There were five separate materials used on the external walls with each requiring a different specialist trade. Parquetry flooring throughout the main living areas and marble panelling on the bathroom walls adds an appeal of luxury, as does the four-piece, book-ended panel of marble found underneath the suspended fireplace. Curved walls in the gallery and bedrooms made for interesting features to further highlight the stunning outdoor views.
Dalkeith Gardens Residential Aged Care Development is a perfect example of BFN Development’s commitment to delivering high quality projects. The project was completed to the highest quality to the client’s and architect’s full satisfaction. The quality is seen through the attention to detail put into the construction documents, the quality of materials used through to the execution, and completion of the works. This facility will accommodate a new model of care and will ensure residents receive person-centred care.
Tailored to meet the client’s growing family, Latrobe Valley Building Services worked closely with them to create several beautiful spaces. The additions included a master bedroom that opens to a stunning contemporary ensuite and a new laundry room that leads to the double garage and outdoor entertainment room. Quality flooring and fixtures were used throughout.
Designed to provide a spacious, open-plan living room to entertain a growing family, this extension has allowed for a more open and modern home while keeping the class and charm of the original house. The kitchen has been opened up while keeping the original cabinetry with the addition of stone tops, an island bench, and a butler’s pantry. The main bathroom was transformed into an ensuite to create a secluded and comfortable space. The original doorway has been turned into a study nook and the main entrance is now located in the open living and dining area with a beautiful timber double door.
The Tennyson delivers its promise of a warm, cosy, family-friendly environment. It is the perfect mix of design, style and functionality. The main areas of the home are the kitchen and living and meals area, which has a large island bench accompanied by bar stools. The dining and living areas form the heart of this family home, with generous open plan design offering a stunning light-filled room. The glass sliding door opens to the outdoor living area, which is sheltered, by the extended roofline. The home features four bedrooms, including the master suite, allowing for a tranquil retreat separate from the remainder of the home.
The Vista design incorporates three very generously-sized bedrooms and a study that can easily be converted to a fourth bedroom. Also included are two open living areas with a rumpus off the main living space. The kitchen flows through to a fantastic butler’s pantry with full shelving, benches and power points. This spaciously designed pantry is also connected to the laundry area. Spacious layouts, wide entry hallway and a functional design have created an efficient and low maintenance living environment. Ample storage has been considered in the plan with the inclusion of a coat cupboard in the entry hallway and linen spaces in the laundry. This design is perfect for families, retirees or first home buyers.
The “McLaren” is a modern and large family home that has all the upmarket finishes you expect in a house of this price bracket. The home has four bedrooms plus a study. Upon entering the tall glass entry door a full glass atrium materialises and is the central focal point of the home. A large tree and bench seat within the atrium draws your eye to the high ceilings, glass and greenery. The open family room also features floor to ceiling sheers which adds a luxurious touch. All this enables aspects of the living room to cleverly connect together.
The H8.1 is affordable while showcasing everything a first home buyer or a downsizer would want. This home sits well on a 16-metre-wide block, making this house design suitable for most of the blocks of land available in the estate. The Up Collection comes with an amazing range of standard inclusions, as well as home upgrade options, allowing the client to create their own personalised home without breaking budget. The H8.1 provides enough room to grow and live comfortably.
The Fairfield is the ultimate first family home, and includes an option of adding a fourth bedroom to the layout. Enjoy all the benefits of a versatile floor plan with a spacious meal and family hub that leads to an outside spacious alfresco area perfect for outdoor entertainment. Extra storage is provided next to the laundry and main bathroom. Another added benefit of this design is the children’s retreat. This is a relaxing home that ticks all the boxes when it comes to meeting the needs of a family.
From the moment you step through the entryway, the Valentina impresses you with wide open entertainment spaces. Nothing is overlooked, with fantastic features that include an open-plan living space and light filled spaces that penetrate the bedrooms. The home features a stunning kitchen, living, dining and two outdoor living sections. This allows for a true sense of togetherness while at the same time, utilises the four independent areas to its fullest to bring a sense of the outdoors in.
The Oklahoma is a very generously proportioned four bedroom and two-bathroom ranch-style home. Utilising space well and separating living from entertainment, the Oklahoma provides the best of both worlds. The parents can unwind in the living room while the kids can watch movies in the separate rumpus room that can also double as a TV room for the parents. In addition, with most of the bedrooms including a walk-in wardrobe, and a facade with loads of street appeal, the Oklahoma is the perfect home for your family to grow into.
The design is a three-bedroom home with an open-plan kitchen, family and dining room area. Windows to the north and east have been added to allow for light to open up this space. A second living area is located off the main area. The ensuite is wall appointed with an oversize double vanity, and the laundry is centrally located and easily accessible from the kitchen area. The walk-in pantry has been hidden by floor to ceiling black laminate doors using the new finger proof, absolute matte product, with push button handle free openings, to reveal the hidden walk in pantry behind.
The home was designed to suit the block, and includes a large double-car garage upon entrance from the driveway and two wings, with the living and dining up one end, and bedrooms and bathrooms on the other. The home has four bedrooms, with the master bedroom also including a large ensuite that has a double shower, and a generous walk-in wardrobe. There are two living rooms, one including a gas log fire, as well as a large paved alfresco area perfect for entertaining. The floor-plan is simple, smart and intriguing with plenty of space for everyday living and includes a contemporary exterior design.
Designed to deliver a contemporary and unique family home, this home utilises the elevated position of the corner block upon which the house sits. The exterior incorporates the use of render and is clad with complementary colours and softened by feature Silvertop Ash cladding. Internally, the home opens into a spacious entry area with polished concrete floors leading to an impressive light-filled open-plan kitchen, meals and living area, with a raked ceiling rising from the kitchen to the living area. The skillion roof is complemented by a pair of oversized windows, ensuring that the main living area of the home is open, light and bright.
Positioned on an elevated block in a quiet street with views overlooking the Baw Baw Mountains in the distance, this home has a commanding presence. The builder has created a truly individual and outstanding home with stunning views and a luxurious blend of traditional and modern styles. This is a family home perfect for entertaining. The builder has achieved a home where old meets new, in which beautiful, distinct features, all completed to a very high standard, can be seen throughout the home to provide a sense of liveable luxury.
This four-bedroom family home exemplifies the collaborative approach to building. Stepping inside, visitors are greeted with stunning Blackbutt lining to walls throughout the kitchen, dining, and living room, along with burnished concrete floors. The heart of the house has an outlook to the back yard and contains an understated kitchen that overlooks the dining area and a honed brick feature wall in the living room. The living room has a fireplace and simple in-built joinery for storage and anchoring the TV. The alfresco area also has a Jetmaster wood-fired heater for those cold winter days. With raked ceilings, high set windows, the home exudes natural warmth and subtle luxury suitable for living.
With a very open design brief, the drafting team were given creative reign to create this beautiful, two-storey home. The home was to consist of four generous bedrooms on the second floor, and a fully fitted out guest bedroom at the lower level. The open-plan living areas connect seamlessly and feature an entertainer’s kitchen, a galley area for food preparation and wine fridges, as well as a rumpus room that opens to an alfresco entertainment area. The main living area is subtle and sophisticated, which allows for a unique and personal touch to the home.
Positioned on over three and a half hectares of land with spectacular views across Inverloch, Anderson Inlet and Inverloch Beach, the large, modern home is set over two levels. Using a palette of materials that includes Mt Angus sandstone, bricks, Cemintel Barestone panels, rendered foamboard and corrugated wall sheeting. The home has a seamless flow from one room to the next and one floor to the next. Making the most of the outstanding views from every room was paramount to the project being a success. As time passes, the design caters towards future needs with separate retreat zones and easy access to the master-planned swimming pool and landscaped gardens.
With the land located in an upmarket area, it was important the development presented high-end townhouses that respected the location. Through clever design and fully utilising angled boundaries so that there was no loss to land area, three very generous units were established – Unit 1 to the front of the property with three bedrooms and Units 2 and 3 to the back of the property with two bedrooms each. All units have well-appointed living room spaces and full ensuites, bathrooms, laundries, and undercover alfresco areas. Quality finishes were used both internally and externally, with the front townhouse specifically designed for street appeal.
The home has been designed to allow for the conservation of water resources and incorporates renewable energy power sources, energy-efficient services for lighting, heating, air conditioning and ventilation and cleverly designed waste management and recycling initiatives. The home has 10,000 litres of harvested rainwater available for both potable and non-potable purposes. The home features a six-kilowatt solar photovoltaic system that provides most of the power required to operate the home for most of the year. Passive design and sitting of windows provides cross-flow ventilation when required. When extreme temperatures are present, the home is airtight.
Colmac Homes designed the proposed new recreational complex which includes caravan park amenities and offices for the Sale Agricultural Society Committee and staff. This building was designed with a facade that could attach to the original 150-year-old ticket box and blend in as best possible. The works included the demolition of existing structures and the construction of the new building and amenities at the showgrounds. The implementation of disabled amenities for the caravan park at the showgrounds was a very important addition to this new complex.
The project consisted of the construction of the new Ambulance Victoria station in Traralgon. It was built on a previously occupied site and although the previous buildings had been demolished, there were still a few obstacles to the project. The works included structural steel framing and a roof to the ambulance bay with large roller shutters to the rear and glazed panel lift doors to the front. The remainder of the building consisted of timber wall framing, roof trusses with feature aluminum composite cladding to the main building. The external works included a drive-through entry with rear asphalt car park including kerb and channel, new fencing to two boundaries, and soft landscaping.
The Phillip Island Health Hub was a collaborative project funded by local, state and federal governments. The building project itself was the development of a state-of-the-art community health environment which catered for medical specialists, allied health and nursing therapy areas, and the subsequent development of an urgent care centre catering to the 24-hour health needs of the local community. The final build incorporated several environmental features which have facilitated lower recurrent costs and higher staff and consumer satisfaction.
This project involves building a state-of-the-art, two-court gymnasium for Newhaven College on the college grounds opposite the existing oval. DAS Constructions worked with Hayball Architects on the design. The project was complicated due to lead times for steel works and sprung timber flooring. Works included two multi-purpose courts, two classrooms, a staff room, an office, two toilets and change room facilities, a disabled toilet, entry foyer, weights room, landscaping to front and side of building, car parking facilities and pathways joining the main school buildings and car parks.
The Dalkeith Residential Aged Care Facility is designed to accommodate a new model of care adopted by Benetas to ensure residents receive person-centred care. The facility will accommodate 112 residents in 14 eight-bed apartments. The new building extension will house 64 residents in eight apartments over two floors. The Benetas model abandons the traditional hospital-oriented approach to aged care design and the negatives associated with that mode, such as resident isolation and reliance on staff for transportation.