This glorious property from Australian Colonial Homes was awarded the prestigious Hills Building & Design Awards prize for overall excellence in building and design, and it’s not hard to see why.
Situated in Glenhaven, this home is set on 0.6 hectares and backs onto a natural reserve. It was built by Australian Colonial Homes and is a perfect reflection of the company’s commitment to creating luxurious homes with colonial characteristics.
“Our objective with this project was to absorb the home into the environment, which our architect, Russell Scott, has managed beautifully,” explains Darren Theuns, director at Australian Colonial Homes. “We also wanted to make sure the living space was open-plan, that modern luxuries were incorporated into every room and that the highest-quality materials were used throughout.” The result is an outstanding home that features five bedrooms, four bathrooms, formal lounge and dining rooms and an open-plan living area that flows from the gourmet kitchen to the meals area and family rooms. There’s also a home cinema and rumpus room so family members of all ages can be entertained. Each room is generously proportioned and includes elegant attention to detail. The 3.3-metre ceilings provide an incredible sense of space and the neutral colour scheme, timber flooring and high-quality fittings and fixtures offer a touch of true luxury. The front of the home includes a finely crafted sandstone threshold and exterior inclusions are a four-car garage, a grand-slam, floodlit tennis court, a huge deck, a wet-edge Ozone swimming pool with two water features, and beautifully landscaped gardens that feature rocks and native plants. You’ll also find a tank room that holds an impressive 18,000-litre water tank.
It’s little wonder the home drew attention from those judging the Hills Building & Design Awards. On the night, the Australian Colonial Homes team was honoured with three awards: Overall Excellence in Building & Design; Environmental Management; and Environmental Management Water-Sensitive Design.
In addition, Australian Colonial Homes was a finalist in the following categories:
• Residential Kitchens
• Residential Building Outdoor Living/Entertaining
• Swimming Pool, Spa & Surrounds (overall project $50,000 or less)
• Landscaping (residential and rural)
Australian Colonial Homes,
04 1900 3366