Thursday, November 19, 2015
Step into the amazing Burlington 24 with its two living areas, designer kitchen, breakfast bar, and walk in pantry. Bedrooms 2, 3, 4 are all of good size and come standard with built in robes.
The grand master bedroom comes with a built in robe and private ensuite. The open plan living and dining zone is designed for living comfort.
In summary the Burlington 24 is a convenient home with flexibility.read more
Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Many new home builders are not designing facades unique in style and many are starting to look the same. The over use of stack stone on new homes springs to mind another 3 small vertical windows.
New home builders need to pick up their game and design new homes that wont date.
Thursday, January 29, 2015
Timber window frames are not used very often in the housing industry with aluminium taking over for various reasons.
Initial costs of the aluminium framed windows is less and no need for painting or staining. We now use very few timber framed windows on our projects with the odd exception. However we do tend to use timber framed windows for our front facade details for a sense of warmth and blending with the timber look panel lift garage doors.
Sunday, January 18, 2015
Our Stockton26 design will be your family's perfect home featuring a captivating design offering both class usability.
The centre piece of the home is the grand kitchen situated in the middle of the home for easy access to the dining, living and alfresco zones. Behind the kitchen is a large butler's pantry with plenty of light and storage in mind. A study nook has been included in an area well viewed from the kitchen, living and alfresco dining areas forread more
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Berstan Homes is currently introducing a new range of bricks to their selection, the La Paloma by Brickworks.
60% of all Berstan Homes have Austral Bricks and we find their range is variable and exciting, with the La Paloma collection just adding another dimension.
Saturday, November 15, 2014
With the pressure of rising costs on land development, developers have little choice but to reduce the size of the lots bought to the new home buyers’ market. Increasing the need for innovative design from new home builders to maximize usable space.
Sunday, September 28, 2014
Buying a new home off the plan means you purchase a property without the home building component being in place. This concept is not new but there are many advantages.
Large savings in stamp duty because you only pay tax on the land component not the home building.
Depending on the home building company chosen you could have varying amounts of input into the selection of the homes interior.
Your new homes facade input is not always possible due toread more
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
A client of mine contacted me yesterday with a problem; he and his wife are looking at travelling around many sites in this great country of ours in a caravan. Fantastic ideas however they have no where to store their caravan at their present property when they are not touring.
They own their home in an inner Melbourne suburb and have it on the market and are looking are releasing some equity. Their plan is to purchase a new homeread more
Thursday, August 28, 2014
We are currently building one of our Astoria32's in Lalor and the owners are very happy with the progress. After looking at the large corporate builders the owners chose Berstan Homes for their personal attention knowing that a personal approach would not be possible with larger building companies.
The Astoria32 is currently under construction in the Carlingford Estate Lalor, a boutique estate in the middle of Lalor. Carlingford has suitable developer guidelines to ensure the homes built within the estateread more
Monday, August 25, 2014
The Shiralee17 has turned out to be a very popular design this year with strong sales. The purchasers are mixed between young family's, singles and retiree's. The Shiralee comes standard with a good size alfresco and with it's open plan living design is very popular.
A main feature that has proven to be a winner is the master bedroom being located at the rear of the home. The laundry is of great working size and the size you would expect fromread more