Elevated Victorian home to take advantage of views

Over the last six years, NewTechWood has developed a reputation for excellence, becoming one of the leading composite decking, cladding and screening suppliers in Australia. We’ve been involved in many outstanding residential and commercial building projects, from innovative small backyard decks to schools and big hospitality venues.

We want to showcase some of these great projects and present the design, features and materials used. These projects have all achieved excellent outcomes, with clients more than happy with NewTechWood’s natural-looking, low-maintenance and sustainable alternative to timber.

This time, we will present a stunning custom home in Warragul, in the Gippsland region of Victoria, built by Allchin Builders. 

Specifications

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Architect:Shaun McClements from SBM Design & Drafting
Builder:Allchin Builders
NewTechWood Supplier:Dahlsens Warragul
Project type:New residential dwelling
LocationWarragul, VIC
Size: -House Size – 492.78 m2 -Land Size – 2010m2 -Decking – 65m2 (approx) -Fence – 42LM (approx)

NewTechWood Composite Decking—Terrace Range in ‘Teak’. Quantity—approx. 170 lengths of decking and approx. 198 lengths of fascia board.

composite decking steps outside the new home in Gippsland, Victoria’

This beautiful, custom family home in Warragul is situated so its south side can capture the best view of the Strezlecki Ranges and the town of Warragul.

The home was built by Allchin Builders, a Victoria-based building company founded in 2010 by prominent local Gippsland builder, Leigh Allchin. Allchin builders are custom builders specialising in unique homes of the highest standard, with modern materials and a contemporary aesthetic.

A local builder installed the deck of this Warragul home

Clients’ design requests

The overall design idea was to develop a floor plan that complemented the block and captured as much of the view as possible. A few of the client’s requests/ideas included:

  • Wide-open access from Living & Dining to Alfresco
  • An oversized Master Bedroom with the area to enjoy views
  • Access to open deck from Master Bedroom
  • Built-in BBQ area with sink & bench and a retaining wall
  • And fence with a private lawn area for small kids.

Allchin Builders were able to meet all requests and include them in the design of this contemporary home.

As all of our homes are custom, they are designed to suit the block to get the most out of what the block has to offer. The home is split level and designed with large windows and all major living areas on the south side of the home to capture the view of the Strezlecki Ranges and the town of Warragul.”

Leigh Allchin, founder of Allchin builders.

NewTechWood, a perfect fit to bring your interior outside

The Alfresco and lawn areas are also situated on the south side of the home, where NewTechWood composite decking was used for the steps, alfresco, verandah and fence. The homeowners chose the Terrace Range of composite decking in ‘Teak’. Approximately 170 lengths of decking and 198 lengths of fascia board were used. 

The client was after a low-maintenance, durable product that would tie in with their internal timber flooring—and NewTechWood composite decking was the perfect fit. The material was supplied by Dahlsens Warragul, one of our local resellers in Victoria

Allchin Builders constructed ‘floating look’ steps and landings to the front of the home on the east side, to create more of a visual impact from the road and help bring out the colour of the greenery and recycled red bricks. As the home is elevated above the road, they also allow safe access to the front verandah & door.

A local builder installed the deck of this Warragul home

If you want to get the look and feel of our composite products, please contact our friendly team today.

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