Four Reasons To Consider Developing Your Back Block
Pay off your Mortgage Faster It’s not surprising that often the first thoughts about developing your block are driven by the desire to pay off the family home earlier. Buying a house is a big investment and a mortgage can be a cause of stress. By developing your backyard, you create the opportunity to pay […]
Your Step By Step Guide To Building
If you’re thinking of taking advantage of today’s generous incentives, you’re not alone. Thanks to low interest rates, and affordable house and land packages a growing number of people are seizing the moment and deciding to build. Homebuilders are seeking out low-deposit home loans, locking in low-interest rates, and taking their pick of the great-value […]
Do I Really Need A Bath?
Planning to build a home is the easiest time to get the design right, and perfectly unique to you. Do I have to include a bath if I don’t use one? It’s a question we come across often when our clients are planning their new home and our answer… It depends. Each home and family […]
How To Create The Perfect Indoor / Outdoor Kitchen.
The wonderful Perth weather lends itself to outdoor entertaining, because of this there truly is no better place to incorporate an indoor/outdoor kitchen into your home. With this in mind, it can double the size of your entertaining zone, allowing you to entertain year-round! The Simple Solution Sometimes it’s simply a case of adding in […]
Why We Build The Way We Do
You might have heard the terms bricked and framed construction. But how do you know which one is right for your new home? Factors such as soil conditions, climate, material availability and design will influence which option is the most economical when it comes to building your new home. There are three main types of […]
We’re Spinning Around… On A Corner Block
If you’ve ever needed an excuse to snap up a corner block, then the Bodega Bay is it. Trust us, this one is special. We’ve taken a standard corner block and, well, we’ve spun things around. We’ve come up with a modern country home that could belong in a high-end eco-resort. By using the long side […]
Perths Best Home Designs For Narrow Lots
Having a narrow lot doesn’t mean you have to settle for a small home. Here are 5 Top Reasons to Build a Narrow Lot Home. Once a upon a time, West Australian homes were built to suit acreage blocks. Now, however, with block sizes shrinking. Narrow lot homes are becoming a viable choice for home […]
Our Favourite Open-Plan Bathrooms.
There is a new trend emerging in the master suite. A lot of people are absolutely loving an open-plan bathroom. And it all has to do with the sense of space and luxury created when we blur the lines between the bathroom and the boudoir. You only have to look at five-star hotels and deluxe […]
Hamptons Home For A Narrow Block
Do you believe you need a wide block to capture the style and sophistication of the Hamptons? Think again! An elegant addition to Plunkett’s popular Hamptons collection, the spacious three-bedroom Vermont will sit happily on a 12.5m-wide homesite. The Vermont has all the classic appeal of the glamorous beach-house style but in a narrow format. […]
Case Study: Lucky 13
A development of 13 smart, new residential units. Designed and built for an overseas investor who suddenly found himself with three dilapidated old houses in Welshpool. The investor, who lives in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, had been at a loss as to what to do. When an unexpected turn of events left him with a trio […]
Classic Country Home For The Modern Family
Plunkett Homes have gone back to our farmhouse roots with the Leeuwin Display in Geographe Bay. But this elegant country home was quick to add in some modern surprise. Homely, comfortable and spacious. As a matter of fact, the Leeuwin comes with pre-tailored layout options to suit a variety of priorities. From entertaining at home […]
Will I Make A Profit
It’s important to take as much of the guesswork out of developing as possible. The best way to do this is with a project assessment – before you commit to tearing up your backyard or spending money on a block with development potential. Just how much potential is there? What will it cost me to realise that […]