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    When it comes to building family-friendly homes, there are a few key elements to consider.

    Family-friendly homes generally have a number of separate living areas to cater for both parents and children. Children’s bedrooms are often set in their own wing, and versatile spaces are available as they become older and family dynamics change.

    Most importantly, a good home design will suit your family’s needs. What is perfect for one family may not be right for another, so it is vital to determine what the most important elements are to you.

    Hotondo Homes Home Navigator tool can help you find up to nine designs suitable for you based on a short, two-minute questionnaire designed to determine what you need in a home. Below we have listed our own personal top nine family-friendly home designs for you to consider when building your dream home.

     

    DOUBLE STOREY HOMES

    The Amora 384

    The Amora features three separate living areas – one upstairs and two downstairs – to offer plenty of space for a larger family to relax or entertain simultaneously.

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    The Hotham 247

    The Hotham contains a leisure space upstairs along with a study nook tucked away in the corner, making it an ideal space for children to occupy while parents enjoy the open-plan living downstairs.

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    The Lorne 302

    If you have younger children you need to keep an eye on, the Lorne may be the one for you. The downstairs semi-private living space is secluded enough from the rest of the home to provide some privacy, but parents can keep an eye on children from the kitchen.

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    The Tarwin 297

    Maintain your privacy with the Tarwin. Perfect for slightly older families, the Tarwin keeps the children and parent bedrooms separated, upstairs and downstairs.

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    SINGLE STOREY HOMES

    The Birchgrove 222

    Single storey homes that feature a kid’s zone or rumpus around the children’s bedrooms are great family-friendly homes, just like the Birchgrove.

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    The Erskine 290

    The Erskine features all three children’s bedrooms in a separate wing to the rest of the home. The semi-private lounge space could also be closed off to provide another space for a family to enjoy.

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    The Jamieson 222

    Just like the Erskine, the Jamieson has all the children’s bedrooms in a separate wing, which also includes a kid’s zone. This versatile space can turn into a bedroom if required.

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    The Marcoola 209

    The Marcoola offers three distinct zones, the master bedroom area, the living area and the secondary bedroom wing, making it one of our particularly popular family-friendly homes.

     

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    The McRae 250

    The McRae is a versatile home where the lounge and kid’s zone can be converted into other rooms like an extra bedroom, home theatre or study, depending on your family’s requirements.

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    Visit hotondo.com.au to view more designs.