2017 Master Builders Housing Excellence Awards: Spadaccini Homes scoops the pool


The multi-award-winning Watermans Bay residence.
2017 Master Builders Housing Excellence Awards: Spadaccini Homes scoops the pool
2017 Master Builders Housing Excellence Awards: Spadaccini Homes scoops the pool
2017 Master Builders Housing Excellence Awards: Spadaccini Homes scoops the pool
2017 Master Builders Housing Excellence Awards: Spadaccini Homes scoops the pool
2017 Master Builders Housing Excellence Awards: Spadaccini Homes scoops the pool
2017 Master Builders Housing Excellence Awards: Spadaccini Homes scoops the pool
2017 Master Builders Housing Excellence Awards: Spadaccini Homes scoops the pool
The multi-award-winning Watermans Bay residence.

THE trophy cabinet at Spadaccini Homes must be getting crowded, with a clean sweep at the recent 2017 Master Builders Housing Excellence Awards.

The Osborne Park-based builder took home the prestigious Top WA Home award, an achievement recognising the quality of workmanship that has gone into every aspect of a building’s construction.

“It was amazing,” Spadaccini Homes director Rob Spadaccini said.

“We’re very humbled by the experience and honoured to have won so many awards on the evening amongst so many prestigious builders.”

The winning Watermans Bay residence employs luxury materials and finishes including marble floors, a freestanding staircase, a glass lift, facial recognition technology, heated flooring and detailed cabinetwork.

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Outside, the property features custom-made copper gutters, cedar-lined eaves and imported shingle roof tiles for a seamless finish.

“Rob Spadaccini and his team should be very proud of their success,” Master Builders executive director Michael McLean said.

“Spadaccini Homes clearly has an excellent blend of specialist trades to be able to perform at such a high level of workmanship.”

The home took out the best contract home – $2 million to $3 million category and beat entries from Brian Burke Homes and Geraldton-based Mandosio Homes, which was recognised with the Country Home of the Year prize.

Master Builders chief judge Robert Shaw said the residence was a standout and all judges were extremely impressed with the level of detail and exquisite craftsmanship delivered throughout the project.

“This exceptional home shows an uncompromising understanding of what is needed in a building company to deliver an award-winning project, which required suppliers, subcontractors and the whole team at Spadaccini Homes to be on board,” he said.

Spadaccini Homes also nabbed awards for best contract home in two other price categories, excellence in ceilings, excellence in carpentry, excellence in plastering internal/external, excellence in floor and wall tiling, excellence in cabinet making and was named Small Builder of the Year.

“All the trades work so hard at Spadaccini to development a great rapport with the clients and myself and they’ve just done an amazing job,” Mr Spadaccini said.

“We’ve been finalists so long (in the trade categories) and we’ve finally taken them out.

“This is one of our best nights at the Master Builders level; we took out 10 awards and most of them in major categories, and we had two homes that were finalists for WA home of the year.”

The exceptional four-bedroom, five-bathroom will now go on to represent WA at Master Builders’ National Housing and Construction Awards in Hobart in November to contend for the title of best home in Australia.

Other big winners on the night included West Coast Residential, who was named best new builder, Atrium Homes for best display home for The Resort in Applecross, Exclusive Residence for best alteration and addition for their display project on Paramatta Road in Doubleview, Summit Homes Group for project builder of the year, and Summit Granny Flats for best ancillary dwelling and best modular home.

Customer service prizes were distributed to Sovereign Building Company, Genesis Homes Master Builder, Summit Homes Group and Midland Brick in the small builder, medium builder, project/volume builder and supplier categories respectively.

Genesis was also crowned with the most liveable home gong, Arklen Developments was acknowledged for its innovative construction on small lots, Consortium Builders was rewarded for excellence in energy efficiency, and Right Homes and Savvy Construction were handed waterwise awards for their efforts.

The awards were presented at the gala dinner on February 25 at Crown Perth in front of a record crowd of more than 750 industry guests.

2017 Master Builders Housing Excellence Awards full winners list

TOP WA HOME: Spadaccini Homes for Margaret Street, Watermans Bay
OVERALL BEST COUNTRY HOME: Mandosio Homes for Windsor Court, Geraldton
OVERALL BEST DISPLAY HOME: Atrium Homes for The Resort, Applecross
OVERALL BEST ALTERATIONS & ADDITIONS: Exclusive Residence for Paramatta Road, Doubleview
BEST MODULAR HOME: Summit Granny Flats for McCoy Street, Myaree
BEST ANCILLARY DWELLING: Summit Granny Flats for Manning Road, Manning
MOST LIVEABLE HOME: Genesis Homes Master Builders for Salkilld Lane, Rockingham
INNOVATIVE CONSTRUCTION FOR SMALL LOTS: Arklen Developments for Scott Street, South Fremantle
WATERWISE HOME UNDER $500,000: Right Homes for Elizabeth Street, Bayswater
WATERWISE HOME OVER $500,000: Savvy Construction for Moyle Place, Hillarys
EXCELLENCE IN PLASTERING INTERNAL/EXTERNAL: Perth Plasta-Tech, Hardrock Plasterers and Spadaccini Homes for Seaward Loop, Sorrento
EXCELLENCE IN FLOOR & WALL TILING: Aspire Tiles & Ceramics and Spadaccini Homes for Seaward Loop, Sorrento
EXCELLENCE IN CABINET MAKING: Angelo Petkovic Cabinets, Streamline Cabinets, Imperial Cabinets and Spadaccini Homes for Margaret Street, Watermans Bay
EXCELLENCE IN PAINTING: Glen Antulov & John Quinn and Brian Burke Homes for Killilan Road, Applecross
EXCELLENCE IN CARPENTRY: D-Lux Interiors and Spadaccini Homes for Margaret Street, Watermans Bay
EXCELLENCE IN CEILINGS: M Buegge Ceilings and Spadaccini Homes for Margaret Street, Watermans Bay
SILVER TROWEL AWARD: Steve Di Blasi and Brian Burke Homes for Killilan Road, Applecross
EXCELLENCE IN ENERGY EFFICIENCY: Consortium Builders for Webb Street, Cottesloe
EXCELLENCE IN RECYCLING: Arklen Developments for Scott Street, South Fremantle
BEST USE OF STEEL/METAL MATERIALS: Weststyle Design & Development for Chamberlin Street, Cottesloe
BEST NEW BUILDER: West Coast Residential
SMALL BUILDER OF THE YEAR: Spadaccini Homes
PROJECT BUILDER OF THE YEAR: Summit Homes Group
BEST CUSTOMER SERVICE – SMALL BUILDER: Sovereign Building Company
BEST CUSTOMER SERVICE – MEDIUM BUILDER: Genesis Homes Master Builders
BEST CUSTOMER SERVICE – PROJECT/VOLUME BUILDER: Summit Homes Group
LOCAL GOVERNMENT BEST PRACTICE AWARD: City of Wanneroo

BEST DISPLAY HOME WINNERS (per price category)

Under $185,000: Affordable Living Homes for The Soho, Brabham
$185,000 to $200,000: Celebrations Homes for The Knightley, Brabham
$200,000 to $220,000: Impressions the Home Builder for The Aristocrat, Wandi
$220,000 to $240,000: Gemmill Homes for The Sarong, Byford
$240,000 to $260,000: New Generation Homes for The Fleetwood, Wandi
$260,000 to $295,000: New Generation Homes for The Tropicana, Golden Bay
$295,000 to $315,000: Dale Alcock Homes for St Ali II, Baldivis
$315,000 to $350,000: Dale Alcock Homes for Ginsburg, Brabham
$350,000 to $390,000: Ross North Homes for Merivale, Woodvale
$390,000 to $420,000: Ventura Homes for The Key Largo, Banjup
$420,000 to $480,000: Home Group WA for The Alabama Platinum, Alkimos
$480,000 to $580,000: Novus Homes for The Esteem, Coogee
Over $580,000: Atrium Homes for The Resort, Applecross

BEST CONTRACT HOME WINNERS (per price category)

Under $210,000: Aussie Living Homes for Whitney Road, Byford
$210,000 to $240,000: Easystart Homes for Fairgrounds Parkway, Alkimos
$240,000 to $280,000: Smart Homes for Living for Perilla Way, Banjup
$280,000 to $340,000: Edward Brewer Custom Homes for Safety Bay Road, Safety Bay
$340,000 to $430,000: Gold Style Homes for Bourke Street, Yokine
$430,000 to $500,000: Vision One Homes for Campion Crescent, Attadale
$500,000 to $600,000: Element Builders for Chatham Road, Woodbridge
$600,000 to $700,000: Arklen Developments for Kitchener Road, Melville
$700,000 to $850,000: Atrium Homes for Ardross Street, Mount Pleasant
$850,000 to $1 million: Exclusive Residence for Narla Road, Swanbourne
$1 million to $1.4 million: Seacrest Homes for Edna Road, Dalkeith
$1.4 million to $2 million: Spadaccini Homes for 20 Reeves Street, Swanbourne
$2 million to $3 million: Spadaccini Homes for Margaret Street, Watermans Bay
Over $3 million: Spadaccini Homes for 43 Seaward Loop, Sorrento

BEST ALTERATIONS & ADDITIONS WINNERS (per price category)

Under $200,000: Addstyle Master Builders for Earnshaw Loop, Leeming
$200,000 to $300,000: Modern Home Improvers for Hill Street, South Perth
$300,000 to $400,000: Summit Home Improvements for Mable Street, Kensington
$400,000 to $560,000: Arklen Developments for Scott Street, South Fremantle
$560,000 to $750,000: Innerspace Design & Build for Park Street, Subiaco
Over $750,000: Exclusive Residence for Paramatta Road, Doubleview