Up to 100 homes achieve Gold Reserve status each year, and proceed to the National Finals.
Two Local Supreme Awards are awarded from each regional event.
This is awarded to the builder with the highest score in the Workmanship category of the judging criteria.
Local Category Winner
The highest-scoring Gold Award Winner becomes the Local Category Winner.
These are given to entrants who achieve 90% of the available points and judged to be at least 80% above industry standard.
Local Outdoor Living
Awarded to a home that best maximises exterior and interior living.
Some regions award a Lifestyle Award for a house showing exceptional interior design within that region.
This Scarborough stunner is more like a private resort than a family home. The architectural abode boasts extensive glazing and plenty of open space. Sweeping timber ceilings add warmth and texture in the open-plan area. Concrete balances the natural wood effect with a modern edge. The lounge centres around a cosy fireplace. The designer kitchen with scullery is a dream. A waterfall bar sits elegantly in front of dashing dark joinery. Top-of-the-line appliances make cooking a breeze. The living hub is open to views, flowing out to an enclosed alfresco space on one side and sun-soaked outdoor living on the other. Step down to the swimming pool with timber decking and unobstructed sea views. A guest bedroom with ensuite resides next to the spacious home office. The master stroke is executed upstairs in the owners’ retreat, which cantilevers out to the view. The double ensuite features a bath and access to a private deck. Two children’s bedrooms share a sizable tiled bathroom with double basins and a bath.