National Category Winner
Given to those who win a National Category title.
Up to 100 homes achieve Gold Reserve status each year, and proceed to the National Finals.
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.
This compact home does brick-and-tile in style. Weatherboard detail defines the gable entrance, offering street smarts and shelter from the elements.
The stylish 138sqm interior packs in three bedrooms, two bathrooms and an open-plan living space.
The kitchen is a home cook’s dream being a functional space with loads of storage and understated good looks. Personal touches include pendant lights and a subway-tile splashback.
The entertainer’s domain mingles with the dining area and lounge. Timber vinyl planking creates warmth and ties the open-plan area together. A northfacing aspect ensures all-day sun in this social hub. Natural light also enhances the spacious feel of the two bathrooms.
The living space flows outside where the owners can easily enjoy coffee or cocktails with guests, depending on the time of day. The yard is fully fenced for privacy.
Considered use of colours and textures give this home a modern welcoming feel throughout.
This home wowed the judges with what can be achieved through smart design and clever use of products, they named it the National winner of the Volume/Group Housing New Home up to $450,000 category.