Sunny Queensland has a growing population, rising property prices and a shortage of housing stock. However, there’s plenty of land in stunning locations from the glittering Gold Coast to the Sunshine Coast, Cairns and Port Douglas, to build a luxury home that takes advantage of the tropical climate. Just add a shimmering swimming pool and cabana and your at-home resort is complete.
Whether you are doing a knockdown and rebuild in Brisbane or have secured a coastal block of land with spectacular views, living in a truly well-designed, well-built home will enhance your life on a daily basis. A new home can be fine-tuned to your every need, with luxurious inclusions to surround yourself with beauty.
Leading property website realestate.com.au provides a useful listing of Queensland’s top luxury home builders. These builders customise designs and layouts to deliver an added level of luxury. Here are profiles of five of the best:
Luxury home builders Queensland
Luxury Home Builders Queensland
When it comes to luxury home builders in queensland we’ve summed up five from realestate.com.au to help you with your next build.
Metricon Homes Queensland
One of Australia’s leading home building companies, Metricon was established in 1976. Metricon builds homes in four states: Victoria, Queensland, New South Wales and South Australia. Each state has its own head office, a diverse range of display homes, and experienced teams familiar with their local environment – whether it’s Brisbane’s hot and sticky conditions or Sydney’s difficult sloping blocks. Metricon also services parts of regional Australia and teams up with local trades to get quality results. The company offers 26 home designs in Queensland and has display homes in nine locations.
For high-end contemporary style, the ‘Riviera’ is specifically designed for a sub-tropical coastal lifestyle and is an entertainer’s dream. This flagship home design offers spacious living and dining areas inside and out, a kitchen with butler’s pantry, five bedrooms and five bathrooms and a media room. Four bedrooms have walk-in robes and ensuite bathrooms, while the fifth is a guest suite with built-in robes, an ensuite bathroom and private sitting room.
For a more traditional city residence, the imposing ‘Bordeaux’ is inspired by the classical architecture and romantic chateaux of France’s largest wine growing area, with its mansard roof, Juliet balconies and iron lacework. The ‘Bordeaux’ is available in a choice of five different 4-5 bedroom floorplans to suit every lifestyle preference.
Palladio Homes has been Queensland owned and operated for over 13 years. As an industry leader and multi-award winning builder, Palladio Homes will build your home to your specific needs and takes pride in being able to create your dream home on any land, whether it be a sloping block, acreage, waterfront or level. Clients can bring their own architect’s design or select from Palladio’s own architecturally designed range of home designs.
With five bedrooms and five bathrooms plus a powder room, ‘The Riverside’ is a truly impressive two-storey contemporary luxury home design. Every bedroom has a walk-in wardrobe and ensuite bathroom, and in the case of the main bedroom these are huge – with a full bath and double basin vanity in the ensuite, an extra-large walk-in robe and a sitting area and balcony. There’s also a walk-in linen cupboard and a casual living area on the second level.
There’s also a study/home office on the ground floor, an open plan gourmet kitchen with a walk-in pantry large enough to contain a refrigerator, a family room and separate media room and a spacious covered outdoor entertaining area.
Palladio Homes offer upgrade packages on appliances and finishes for those ultimate luxury touches.
In 2010, two men, Tim Douglas and Jason Doerr, with extensive experience in construction, development and real estate, identified a need in the Queensland market for a luxury home builder; a specialist focussed on thoughtful design and exceptional workmanship.
Together, they created Valcon Homes, a business that looks beyond the home build. It’s a business that values and fosters wonderful lifestyles for homeowners. It’s about connection and a long-term commitment to the well-being and happiness of clients. With over 1500 home builds across Australia, Valcon Homes now forms part of the Australasian Group of Companies.
Based in Broadbeach, Valcon Homes offers a range of designs for single-storey, double-storey and split-level homes to suit any block of land. Each floorplan is available with a variety of facade styles and brings together contemporary style with masterful planning and forward-thinking functionality. All plans are flexible and can be customised to suit individual lifestyle preferences.
To understand the generous space, luxurious quality and meticulous workmanship of Valcon Homes, visit the company’s display homes in the Brisbane suburbs of Rochedale and Springfield.
Offering a range of luxury house and land packages in Brisbane, Valcon Homes simplifies the build process, giving you price certainty and peace of mind.
OMNI Built Homes
OMNI Built Homes is a fresh alternative for new home builders in South-East Queensland. With an exceptional selection of new home designs to browse through, every home design can be further customised to suit individual living needs.
OMNI specialises in knockdown/rebuilds and timeless and sophisticated Hamptons style homes that fit in beautifully with traditional Brisbane streetscapes lined with classic timber Queenslanders. The company’s most popular ‘Newport’ facade showcases the enduring appeal of its Hamptons style home designs.
The company offers three distinct and simple inclusion levels – Advantage, Living and Living Plus. Top of the range inclusions in the OMNI Living Plus package include floating vanities, custom timber staircases, lavish designer tapware, stone benchtops throughout, oversized showers and deluxe entertainer’s kitchen complete with expansive island benches and European inspired appliances to make a stunning statement and add wow factor to the heart of your new home.
OMNI has an open and transparent pricing policy. All costs are presented to you from the start before signing the contract. So there will be no nasty pricing surprises on the day of your contract appointment.
Based in Tingalpa, Brisbane, OMNI Built Homes build throughout South-East Queensland, from the Tweed to Noosa and west to Gatton.
Kalka Pty Ltd
Winner of eight prestigious Housing Institute of Australia (HIA) awards since its founding in 2006, Kalka bridges the gap between project builders and architects — enabling people to build their dream with ease. Kalka is a boutique builder, specialising in building contemporary, well-considered homes that capture the essence of Queensland living.
Founded by Hugh Bridle, a builder himself, Kalka was born from the vision to deliver a pre-designed home that offered the highest quality design to maximise space, function and aesthetic, delivered with exceptional customer service.
Kalka earned its reputation in Brisbane and South-East Queensland through innovative narrow and small lot homes. The company has since expanded its services to flexible pre-designed and custom homes for any block size.
Kalka’s luxury homes, such as the stunning ‘Marcoola 525’, are inspired by Queensland’s enviable climate and relaxed way of life.
All home designs feature generous ceiling heights to create light-filled, open spaces and seamless connections between the indoors and outdoors.
Kalka uses a specialised building process that differs from other custom home builders in Brisbane or the Gold Coast. An extended consultation phase enables the team to develop a complete picture of your build budget before going on site, with the aim of assuring budget certainty.
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