Every home we get the pleasure of building, is as unique as the individual homeowners. Discover more about their journey.
Frequently Asked Questions
The thought of building a home may seem intimidating, but the experienced Plunkett team are available to offer advice, guidance and ongoing support. After all, building your brand new single or two-storey home should be an exciting experience! We’ve answered a range of the most frequently asked questions to help you through your journey, so […]
Step 1: House design Whether or not you already have a block in mind, our design consultants can translate your ideas into a free design sketch, complete with elevation and floor plan, plus an estimate quote to help you work with your budget. You can use one of our existing designs as your inspiration or […]
What can I afford?
There’s a lot to consider when building a new home, and one of the first items you will need to consider is your home finance.
Homes to suit your lifestyle
What sort of new home design might work best for you and your young family? As with all the best home designs, it’s not about how much space you have, it’s about how you use it. Important things to consider for young families: Adaptable spaces that can change as the family’s needs change. What might […]
Less is more when it comes to downsizing. One less bedroom, for example. A smaller garden and less house to clean and maintain. All of which means smaller bills and less money spent on gas, water, electricity and general maintenance. So, what does a downsized home look like? Less zones, bigger bedrooms and more open […]
Families with teens
That’s not to say you can’t design a home that covers both stages – young kids and older kids. You most definitely can. It just means that if you’re diving into the new-home design process with older kids at home, you might want to take some specific considerations into account. Things to consider include: A […]
Whatever your motivation, sharing can make housing more affordable and give you more bang for your buck. And even if sharing isn’t on your current agenda, adding in features that suit dual occupancy design will help future-proof your new home should things change down the track. So how do two homes in one work? Separation […]
Set a budget early on Believe us, this is important. If you’re not sure how to do the sums, our finance experts can do them for you. There’s nothing worse than falling for a new home design or a fabulous block of land and then finding out the numbers don’t stack up. Be a super […]
Sea/Tree Change South West
South West If you’ve ever thought of moving yourself away from the hustle and bustle of city life, there’s probably no better time than now to make those dreams a reality. With the South West only a few hours’ drive from Perth, you can enjoy the pristine beaches, quaint country towns and exceptional produce that […]
Sea/Tree Change Great Southern
It’s not hard to find reasons for wanting a tree change. What’s not to love about living out the Australian dream – a beautiful homestead on a sprawling block, a laid-back coastal community and summer weather without the heat. We all know that the thought of packing up your city lifestyle and moving to a […]
Multi Generation Living
With just a few tweaks at the design stage, a home can easily include separate zones for everyone in the family, helping to provide an extra element of independence. Ways to help achieve this include: Two-storeys designs because they have two clearly defined zones – upstairs and downstairs. Creating an ensuite, or semi-ensuite access to […]
Country homes have an inherent charm that’s easy to fall for. Quintessential Australian homesteads, classic country manors, traditional farmhouses and barn-inspired retreats with all the mod-cons. If you’re looking for a luxurious retreat away from the hustle and bustle, you’ve come to the right place. We have a great range of country style homes that […]