A MULTI-AWARD-WINNING Quindalup home has been described as “faultless” at Saturday’s (Sept 16) 2017 HIA South-West Housing Awards, which highlight the outstanding building work in the region.
The four-bedroom, three-bathroom residence on Kinross Loop by Built By S took home the 2017 HIA South-West Home of the Year trophy and is a contemporary, north-facing pod-style home on 1ha of land with bushland views.
It features a clever mix of building materials including limestone rammed earth, Hebel aerated-concrete wall panels, Corten steel cladding, polished concrete floors and full-height north-facing sliding doors.
The project had already won a bevy of awards at the 2017 South-West Master Builders Building Excellence Awards in March, including best south-west home.
Built By S was by far the biggest winner on Saturday night, also walking away with custom-built home of the year, framed home of the year, and innovation in housing project of the year prizes.
The Bunbury builder was also a joint winner of the residential building designer of the year prize alongside The Colour Royal Design Group, and also won awards in the custom-built category for another project on Wakefield Crescent, Australind.
“Built By S has delivered a faultless project,” the awards judges said.
“The attention to the detail in the transitions between materials was superbly achieved.
“The builder as used some unique products and finishes in the home, all of them executed in a precise and professional manner.”
Other top winners on the night include Summit South-West for display home of the year, project home of the year and excellence in service – medium builder; Dale Alcock Homes South-West for spec home of the year and excellence in service – large builder; and Tallwood Constructions for renovation/addition project of the year and outdoor project of the year.
HIA WA executive director John Gelavis said the awards offered the opportunity for the residential building industry in the region to be recognised by their peers.
“The awards ceremony truly represents the best builders in the South-West region and provides the residential building industry the opportunity to showcase their quality, professionalism, innovation and creativity,” he said.
FULL LIST OF WINNERS:
Custom-built home of the year: Built By S for Kinross Loop, Quindalup
Display home of the year: Summit South-West for The Freshwater in West Busselton
Framed home of the year: Built By S for Kinross Loop, Quindalup
Project home of the year: Summit South-West for Chestnut Boulevard, Millbridge
Renovation/addition project of the year: Tallwood Constructions for Coley Road, Yallingup
Spec home of the year: Dale Alcock Homes South-West for Tyrone Loop, Margaret River
Townhouse/villa of the year: ProLiving Design & Construction for Spinnaker Boulevard, Geographe
Townhouse/villa development of the year: ProLiving Design & Construction for Spinnaker Boulevard, Geographe
Transportable/kit home of the year: TR Homes for Dryandra Drive, Margaret River
Innovation in housing project of the year: Built by S for Kinross Loop, Quindalup
Specialised housing of the year: Karamfiles Builders for Ike Doust Way, Manjimup
Liveable home of the year: Karamfiles Builders for Ike Doust Way, Manjimup
Outdoor project of the year: Tallwood Constructions for Wedgetail View, Eagle Bay
Residential building designer of the Year: (joint winners) Built by S and The Colour Royal Design Group
Best custom-built home (by price category)
Up to $350,000: WA Country Builders for Chrysoberyl View, Australind
$350,001 to $450,000: Built by S for Wakefield Crescent, Australind
$450,001 to $600,000: Ustyle Homes for Yalyalup Road, Yoongarillup
$600,001 to $750,000: Tectonics Building Design for Illawarra Avenue, Margaret River
$750,001 to $1 million: Ustyle Homes for Sandpiper Cove, Broadwater
$1.5 million and over: Built by S for Kinross Loop, Quindalup
Best display home (by price category)
Up to $230,000: Smart Homes for Living for The Vanquish in Dunsborough
$230,001 to $300,000: Content Living for The Palm Beach in Dunsborough
$300,001 to $400,000: Summit South-West for The Freshwater in West Busselton
$400,001 and over: The Rural Building Company for The Kalgup Retreat in Dunsborough Lakes
Best framed home (by price category):
Up to $300,000: The Rural Building Company for Marine Terrace, Geographe
$300,001 to $450,000: Dale Alcock Homes South-West for Tyrone Loop, Margaret River
$450,001 to $650,000: Tectonics Building Design for Metricup Road, Wilyabrup
$650,001 and over: Built by S for Kinross Loop, Quindalup
Best project home (by price category):
Up to $230,000: WA Country Builders for Joseph Drive, Yalyalup
$230,001 to $270,000: Summit South-West for Siding Road, West Busselton
$270,001 to $330,000: Summit South-West for Chestnut Boulevard, Millbridge
$330,001 to $400,000: Summit South-West for Bibra Loop, Dalyellup
$400,001 and over: WA Country Builders for Marshall Street, Quindalup
Best renovation/addition project (by price category):
Up to $300,000: Ustyle Homes for Dunsborough Lakes Drive, Dunsborough
$300,001 to $500,000: Tallwood Constructions for Karri Street, Bunbury
$500,001 and over: Tallwood Constructions for Coley Road, Yallingup
Excellence in service winners:
Small builder: M Sky Homes
Medium builder: Summit South-West
Large builder: Dale Alcock Homes South-West