Custom home building: Luxury-budget homes

Custom home building: Luxury-budget homes
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From luxe to less, we look at some custom-built homes available in different price brackets. In this final part, we look a - custom build projects

Luxury - Unique Homes Hillside Home Front-Hi-res

Builder: Unique Homes
Total cost of the home: $1.1 mil – $1.2 mil

How many bedrooms/bathrooms does the home have?
Five bedrooms, three bathrooms.

What size family would this home suit?
A large family.

What were the biggest expenses for the homeowners?
Steeply sloping site with narrow road frontage and its luxury fit-out throughout.

Were there any building challenges?
Site size and access.

What elements should homeowners not skimp on?
The quality of construction materials is important as the use of high quality building materials reduces the likelihood of future maintenance and rectification issues.

Are there any environmentally friendly options?
This home faces due west, so it was important that the design allowed for views to be enjoyed while minimising the impact of hot afternoon sunlight. Voided areas in the centre of the house assist in dissipating internal heat.

What are the benefits from specifying luxury options?
Superior interior finishes increase the home’s overall living appeal and opportunities for future resale.

For more information,
goldcoastuniquehomes.com.au
brisbaneuniquehomes.com.au

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Builder: Buildcraft Constructions
Total cost of the home: $1 mil – $1.1 mil

How many bedrooms/bathrooms does the home have?
Five bedrooms, each with its own ensuite and there is an additional powder room downstairs.

What size family would this home suit?
Large family of five or six.

What were the biggest expenses for the homeowners?
The Woodbridge boasts many luxury inclusions, from the upgraded render façade incorporating stone feature columns and a cedar ceiling, custom-made joinery throughout, and ensuites to all bedrooms. The level of finishes that have been incorporated into the home are of the highest quality.

Who is this home perfect for and what can this budget purchase?
This home creates a resort feel but features all the practicalities of a normal home.

What elements should homeowners not skimp on?
The kitchen and bathrooms in particular are spaces which clients will generally complete at a high level as they understand the value it brings to a home.

Does this home include any environmentally friendly options?
Yes, a rainwater tank to collect and reuse rainwater.

What do homeowners have to gain by opting for the luxury options?
Luxury options within a home are always selected by a client and are generally influenced by style and taste.

For more information,
buildcraft.com.au

Read more:

Part one: Lower-budget custom-build homes

Part two: Medium-budget custom-build homes

 

Originally from Build Home magazine, Volume 22 Issue 1



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