Ivanhoe – 2014 HIA Winner

Winner 2014 HIA Victorian Custom Built Home of the Year
Winner 2014 HIA Victorian Custom Built Home of the Year ($1 Million – $2 Million)
Finalist 2015 HIA Australian Home of the Year

This Ultra Modern Two Storey Home over two car basement was the result of the clients wanting to Build their dream home on the site of their existing home where they had lived for five years prior. The elevated site is spectacularly situated opposite vast Yarra River flat lands and the playing fields of Ivanhoe Grammar. The resulting view from the East Facing Facade is that of the leafy green treetops of the Parklands. The steeply sloped site enabled the Basement to be built on grade with the street and the integrated swimming pool providing a secluded private open Terrace. The Ground Floor plan comprises the children’s bedrooms, Kitchen, Dining and Living areas as well as a Rumpus Room, Powder Room and Laundry. The First Floor plan comprises the Master Bedroom, Ensuite and Yoga / Meditation Room. The home comprises the following features:

  • Bored Piers and Shotcrete retaining wall to Basement on South Boundary
  • Two Car secure Basement with turn out space
  • 5000 litre Rainwater Storage tank, servicing Toilet Flushing and Irrigation
  • Epoxy coated floors to Basement Garage
  • Timber Batten Clad steel framed counterweight Garage Door
  • Iron Bark Battened Timber Facade with integrated Entry Gate and Garage Door
  • Video Intercom with Access Control to Facade Entry Gate
  • Sawn Chinese Bluestone pavers to Driveway, Entry and Terrace Area
  • Feature Smooth Velvet Render finish to External walls and internal Entry Area
  • Custom Designed and built joinery through out
  • Textured Pre finished Oak Floor Boards to Entry Stair and Ground Floor
  • Italian Sliding Mirrored Door mechanism’s to Kitchen Facade
  • Feature Corian Island Bench with integrated Corian Double Sink
  • Custom designed and built Laundry Cupd’s including ventilated and heated drying cup’d
  • Rough sawn Timber Board Imprint to off form concrete ceiling over part Ground Floor
  • Insulated Inverted Roof Membrane and Stone Balast over Off form concrete ceiling
  • Daikin Refrigerated Air Conditioning through out
  • Green Heat Hydronic Heating and Hot Water System including integrated in floor trench
    convectors to Kitchen Living area
  • Italian White Marble tiles to Ensuite floor and walls
  • Smooth Dark Stained pre finished oak floors to First Floor
  • Sunken double shower / Bath to Ensuite
  • Private Yoga / Meditation room
  • Private First Floor Iron Bark Clad Deck / Terrace area
  • Quartz Rendered Integrated concrete pool and Tiled Spa
  • Energy Efficient LED garden lighting through out
  • Synthetic Grass and Random width Spotted Gum Decks to Landscaped areas
  • Random width Sawn Chinese Bluestone pavers on Buzon Pedestals to Ground Floor Terrace