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Sydney Custom Homes

Sydney Custom Homes


Discover some of Sydney’s best luxury home builders and suppliers in our beautiful annual edition of Sydney Custom Homes. We showcase some of the most beautiful and awarded custom homes built in Sydney, along with luxury landscaping, the latest interior design trends and quality fixtures and fittings for your new home.

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3 Issues

in this issue

1 min.
back in black

1 min.
golden years

2 min.
eco-friendly beach house

With a building site adjacent to Sydney’s Freshwater Beach, a home that would withstand the conditions of its coastal environment, with minimal maintenance requirements was at the top of the client’s priority list. A second request was for extensive use of organic materials, so as to create a home that had an inviting and natural ambience. Answering to the low maintenance brief, the home, designed by Brewster Hjorth Architects is constructed primarily of concrete which has been clad with recycled spotted gum screens. Situated on a corner site, the screens add privacy to the home as well as architectural interest. With the front of the home taking in the stunning coastal views, extensive glazing has been used and a unique hydraulically operated window incorporated to allow the second floor open plan…

1 min.
extending the view

Construction was completed using large, suspended concrete slabs and masonry walling. Of course, working with an existing home insitu created several difficulties, including space restraints that required the HR team to cut out the existing slab with a remote controlled concrete saw. The resulting home however is a stunning, luxury residence which incorporates over 672sqm of floor space and offers breathtaking views over Balmoral Beach, Middle Harbour and The Heads from all four levels. Two lifts service the home as well as this stunning offform concrete, spiral staircase.…

2 min.
timber and stone stunner

From the street, the front façade makes it quite clear that this home is unique. A contemporary profile with extensive timber cladding that is continued on the garage and entry door - so that they are almost hidden from view like secret entries, combines with free form stone work which softens the angular lines. SYDNEY Extensive glazing at the rear of the home has created a connection between interior and exterior living spaces. The owners wanted a quality home with detail and the finishes throughout the home include feature timber, herringbone laid travertine, and extensive stonework, including a 6 meter high wall in the dining room which has been created by an upper floor void. There are also flush shadow lines to all walls, ceilings and doors and a stunning staircase with…

2 min.
smeg’s genuine design choice

For nearly 70 years, Smeg has been adorning homes with the most elegant appliances, each designed and engineered to bring joy like a work of art. And because beauty is in the eye of the beholder, Smeg offers genuine design choice for individuals to choose an aesthetic style that reflects their own, personal taste. Smeg’s three architecturally designed collections, Classic, Linear and Victoria, will soon be joined by Dolce Stil Novo. With four distinctive aesthetic styles, Smeg has the widest choice to match every conceivable décor. Add to this the Classic and Victoria freestanding offerings, beautiful 50s style Small Appliances and FAB refrigeration, and it’s easy to punctuate and personalise your home with designer pieces from Smeg. Classic Collection In 1985, world-renowned architect Guido Canali developed the Classic Collection, a design that pre-dated…