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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: what it is and how to implement it

A timeless design simply never goes out of style. Achieved by matching elements of functionality with classic design features, timeless designs portray a certain sense of elegance. A key facet to timeless design is remaining understated. As such, trends have to be ignored while still making sure that your home and its features feel welcoming […]

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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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From Traditional to Contemporary: The 120-Year Evolution of Our Federation Home Designs

The Federation design and architecture of Australian homes remain timeless, despite first coming into fashion in the early 1900s! Back then, the Federation home style drew upon elements of European architectural design with embellishments of Art Noveux and was designed to embrace the outdoor lifestyle of the Australian people.  Nowadays, modern Federation home designs still […]

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Perth’s 5 Best Neighbourhoods to Raise Your Children

When it comes to expanding your family, choosing the right place to live can make a huge difference in the quality of life, accessibility, safety, and education. Within Perth and beyond, such as areas like the South West Region, you’re spoilt for choice for great places to live in, whether you’re looking for public transport, […]

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5 Value-Adding House and Land Package Inclusions You Need to Know

House and land packages offer unrivalled freedom for personalising your new home to match your preferences and budget. You’ll have a turkey home with all the inclusions you want, a property that’s completely finished and needs no further work.  So what are the value-adding inclusions that are already yours when you buy a house and […]

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6 Indispensable Design Features For a Modern Home You Can’t Live Without

A beautiful, well-designed home can be irreplaceable to its residents. Over and above its aesthetic value, good design can provide your household with amazing functionality. It can improve comfort and support exceptional quality of life.  Regardless of your lifestyle, needs, and preferences, great design boosts efficiency, convenience and safety. The right design features make your […]

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Considering Buying a Display Home? Weighing up the Benefits and Drawbacks

Introduction If you’re looking to buy a property, you might have heard about display homes for sale. Display homes are popular in Western Australia with both homebuyers and investors. They can be an excellent choice for you; however, at the same time, they also have potential drawbacks you need to be aware of. So what […]

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