It’s the biggest State in Australia and according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, its residents build the biggest houses in the country as well.
Western Australia has seen a massive explosion in the number of residential new building approvals over the past few years thanks to the mining boom, and the proliferation of new estates not just in the capital city Perth, but in regions around the State have also seen the number of custom builders enter the industry.
With its vast open spaces and larger blocks of land there is plenty of room to move, and building designs are reflecting the desire of homeowners to make use of this. From rural living to more medium density developments there is a custom build design to suit every need to take advantage of the WA lifestyle.
Whether building by the beach, or in the hot desert hinterland of the Pilbara, WA’s top custom builders are using their local knowledge and expertise to design and build houses that perfectly suit the vast landscape of West Australia.
Australia’s leading real estate website, realestate.com.au has an extensive list of the State’s best custom builders. Here are five of them.
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In only 10 years, Blueprint Homes has become one of WA’s most award-winning custom builders, with 13 gongs from the Housing Industry Association and the Master Builders’ Association for Excellence in Service, Best Display Home Construction, Best Kitchen and more.
And despite the accolades, homeowners don’t have to get an eye-watering mortgage to move in, with houses starting from as little as $150,000.
Blueprint Homes caters to every type of buyer, from those looking at putting the welcome mat outside the front door of their first home to those looking for something a little more economical.
Its four-step custom home design process, ensures that clients get exactly the home for which they are looking to suit not just their lifestyle, but also their budget and design requirements.
With access to the best suburbs and land development sites in Perth, Blueprint Homes can help clients find the perfect block of land with their exclusive residential land locator to help customers navigate the abundance of new land developments around the State.
Homeowners can watch the progress of their build through Blueprint Homes MyHome Hub which provides real-time progress updates, online pre start selections guide to view colour selections, standard items and upgrade options. The Hub also stores important signed contracts and plans, as well as photos of the home under-construction.
Assetbuild Homes has been honing its skills for more than 50 years and has constructed more than 10,000 homes in that time.
After decades in the residential home market, the company used its knowledge and expertise to move into custom build developments and now offers clients the opportunity to become real estate developers in their own right.
With a range of designs in four categories – single storey, double storey, homestead and narrow block – each range is perfectly suited to modern residential blocks and feature a range of contemporary and traditional elevations, innovative floorplans, generous living spaces and a choice of Assetbuild’s select signature finishes.
These finishes include high-end quality inclusions including 60cm deep benchtops instead of the 55cm benchtops, downlights throughout instead of batten holders and exhaust fans the bathrooms instead of ceiling vents.
And if clients are looking to create a development of their own the Assetbuild team will work alongside them as a development partner. The company’s knowledge and expertise in the kind of developments and dwellings that are in demand can help increase their client’s profitability. And with its reputation as a quality builder, with competitive pricing, it makes for a stress free process.
Dale Alcock Homes
From farmhouse to family home, Dale Alcock Homes has a design to suit.
With a team of more than 200, 30 years’ experience and more than 20,000 homes already constructed Dale Alcock Homes has the expertise to bring a dream home to life.
Company founder Dale Alcock is a third-generation builder and as such knows the building industry inside out.
He personally overseas every design in the company’s expanding portfolio to ensure that everything, from the width of the doors to the size of the windows reflects the needs and desires of the homeowner.
With more than 60 designs in its catalogue, from single storey, double storey and farmhouse, each with multiple floorplans from which to choose, Dale Alcock Homes is certain it has something to suit everyone.
But if even if the hundreds of combinations don’t meet specific needs, the expert team at Dale Alcock Homes will work with clients to put together a package that will.
It’s not just direct clients who benefit from Dale Alcock Homes. The family-owned company is also aware of the importance of community and social responsibility and has so far donated more than $8.5 million to causes it feels will have the most impact within local communities. The staff at the company also don’t just talk the talk. They put their time and effort into volunteering into projects that allow them to keep their communities healthy and thriving.
Shelford Quality Homes
A price guarantee is an added bonus when building a new home and Shelford Quality Homes have taken it to the next level with its fixed price contract, ensuring that despite sudden rises in raw materials, new home owners won’t have to bear the brunt of unexpected expenses.
Shelford Quality Homes has been building houses in WA for more than 30 years, and has a reputation for faultless attention to detail, balancing budget, signature specifications with exacting standards and superior building materials.
With over 30 plus years’ industry experience and expertise and backed by a lifetime warranty, all Shelford Quality Homes are finished with faultless attention to detail – literally from the ground up.
Each house has a 100mm floor slab reinforced with f62 mesh, footings reinforced with f8 trench mesh, internal and external galvanised steel lintel and H2 treated pine roof timbers.
Any of Shelford Quality Homes designs, from its standard single storey, two-storey and rural home designs can be modified to suit the individual requirements of every client and the talented design team will work closely with customers so they understand and interpret their dream and vision perfectly.
Small, intimate and luxurious – it’s what makes JFK Homes stand out from the custom building crowd.
The WA company makes sure each client gets individualised attention by limiting the number of projects it works on at any one time. By focussing on just a handful of clients, JFK Homes knows that it can ensure dream homes turn into reality.
JFK Homes brings to the Perth building industry a passion for international architecture, and local construction, building contemporary homes in the metropolitan region that reflect the best the world – and WA – have to offer.
Making a home that lasts is a commitment to which JFK Homes is dedicated, so it uses only top-of-the-range products for beautiful finishes and utilises partnerships with suppliers to keep the cost down. Staying up-to-date with material trends and innovations, means getting the best quality products which ultimately cuts down the cost of ongoing maintenance.
And to give its customers even greater peace of mind, JFK Custom Homes is covered by public indemnity and public liability insurance.
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