Deck the Halls with Style: Plunkett Homes’ Christmas Styling Trends for 2023

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Internal courtyards central to family unity

While alfresco areas are traditionally placed at the back of the home for efficiency sake, a centrally located one can enhance the flow of your floor plan and increase aesthetic appeal. “Generally speaking, the alfresco situated towards the back is the most straight forward and cost effective way to design a home,” Plunkett Homes Design […]

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Eco-Friendly House Design: Blending Sustainability with Modern Home Design

When designing a house there are a lot of different factors to consider. From the facade of the home to the internal fixtures and fittings, everything needs to work together to encapsulate a certain aesthetic.  In the pursuit of your preferred  design style, it can be easy to overlook  elements of home design such as […]

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How To Choose The Block Of Land For Your Subdivision Plan – A Tip For Investors

When building an investment portfolio, there are a variety of different options to choose from. You may opt to build an investment strategy around stocks and bonds, or look to the property market to make financial returns both in the present and in the future.  One property investment strategy is subdivision. Rather than purchasing one […]

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Building Upwards: The Advantages and Challenges of Building a Two-Storey Home

The process of building a home is a journey. From choosing the right parcel of land and designing the floorplan to deciding on an interior design style and picking the fixtures and fittings to match, each stage of the process is lovingly involved. The end result is well worth it, especially when building a two-storey […]

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How To Choose The Right House And Land Package For Every Stage Of Life

When looking to turn your dream home into a reality, there are a lot of different options to consider.  One of these options is to opt for a house and land package in your dream location. With the ability to utilise a block of land to its full potential, and thus create a house with […]

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Plunkett Homes showcase excellence across the Great Southern and South West

Quality is often an important factor when you set out to build a new home. Along with exceptional customer service throughout your journey. We were pleased to receive multiple awards at both the 2023 HIA-CSR Regional Housing Awards and at the 2023 Master Builders Association (MBA) of WA Commonwealth Bank Building Excellence Awards Great Southern […]

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How To Create a Federation-Style Home

The Federation home design certainly stands the test of time. These regal, elegant homes have provided classic heritage charm in Australia for over a hundred years. There’s something about the timelessness of Federation homes that keeps the Federation style popular even with new home builds today. And with the addition of contemporary features and design […]

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What To Consider When Building a Multigenerational Home

Already common in many countries and cultures, multigenerational homes are gaining popularity here in Australia. From cost savings to enhanced social connection and affordable childcare, there are many benefits of building a multi-family home.  Here at Plunkett Homes, we pride ourselves on being a multigenerational home builder that you can count on. Your whole family […]

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Timeless Home Design & Principles: Inspiration from Federation Homes

A timeless design simply never goes out of style. Achieved by matching elements of functionality with classic design features, timeless design styles, such as those of Federation homes, portray a strong sense of elegance. One of the key facets of timeless design is remaining understated. As such, the latest coming-and-going trends must be ignored while […]

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How to maximise spaces for a narrow lot home

Narrow-lot homes are proving increasingly popular in modern home designs. Equal parts, affordable and adaptable, narrow lot homes have the unique ability to help homeowners build in premium locations.  While the home may be on a narrow lot, there are different techniques that homeowners can employ to maximise space. In fact, by utilising different design […]

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How To Choose The Right Floorplan To Suit Your Lifestyle

Building a new home is one of the most important decisions of your life. To ensure your home is exactly as you want, you need to choose the right floorplan.  A home floorplan gives a bird’s eye view of a house and highlights the relationships between each room including walls, doorways, windows, and entrances. Selecting […]

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How To Create A Hamptons-Style Home

The Hamptons style home is a classic design that combines modern elegance with coastal chic. The overall look and feel of a Hamptons home is cool, classic, and sophisticated. The exteriors are typically recognised for their gabled roofs, large verandahs, and weatherboard cladding. The Hamptons style interior is usually bright and whitewashed, with lots of […]

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