July 2014


Grand Designs home plans?

How to turn your dream home into a reality

Whether it is a long-held plan or simply a scrawl on a napkin, the idea for a dream home always starts with passion. But when it’s time to get to the actual build, it’s important you put your passion in the right hands. 

Choosing a builder with experience who is committed to high standards and working with you every step of the way will help to ensure that your dream home plan becomes a reality. When deciding on the right building company for your dream home, make sure that they are not only licensed builders, but are also experts in the type of design and build best suited to your taste, functional requirements and environmental expectations.

Work with a company that understands architecture

Working with a company that understands architecture to conceptualise your initial home plan is a great way to start making your dream home a reality. An architect will be able to plan and design your home to suit the requirements of you and your family, and ensure that your home is as sustainable as possible.

At Calm Living Homes, we can help with architectural ideas by taking a whole-of-house and land approach. That means we look at the possibilities for both aesthetics and energy efficiency. We make sure that every element of your home, including your landscaping gardens, driveway and more leave a strong impression. Our team will ensure that every part of your home comes to life in a way that contributes to the enjoyment of the whole. 

As a part of our home design service, we prioritise the best in green building techniques and savings on energy and maintenance for homeowners. We design properties that stand out in a real ‘Grand Designs’ fashion. Just like Grand Designs, our expert team carefully works within the budget of the client.

Chat to an expert in green home design

Designing the right home plan takes teamwork. At Calm Living Homes, we help you interpret your own grand design ideas while offering other ideas to the table. We introduce a number of techniques and materials that you may not have been aware of, with the vision of creating a green home design that you can be proud of for the years to come. 

If you are looking for something truly unique, well made, and eco friendly, the Calm Living Homes team offers a unique and personalised service to deliver just that. With over 30 years of experience in the building industry, we will make sure you not only avoid all-too-common building traps, but also don’t have to water down your dream. We’re here to make your dream home a reality.

Houses designed and built by Calm Living Homes outlast fads, and will be there for the many generations to come. We build homes that help our clients save money throughout the time they own it, with the aim of generating a handsome return on investment when it’s time to sell.

Calm Living Homes is an award-winning green builder, winning the 2013 Master Builders Association of Victoria Award for the best sustainable home under $650,000. If you have a plan to build your own grand designs green home or would like help to develop one, get in touch with the Calm Living Homes team today on 0418 177 380 or fill out our online contact form, and we will be in touch.

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