Russell & Jenny Pearse

New Home Builders Ararat, Grampians & Surrounds


Communication is the key when it comes to building with Russell and Jenny Pearse.

With over 20 years of experience, Russell and Jenny Pearse are your new home builders in Ararat, Stawell and surrounding areas including Hamilton, Beaufort and Halls Gap. Russell and Jenny believe the key to the success of each building project is excellent communication, and that is what they aim to deliver with every every client. Over the last 20 years, Russell( more )

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Contact Details


  • Service Region:
    New Home Builders Ararat, Grampians & Surrounds
  • Company Name:
    Highlight Homes
  • ABN:
    64 792 390 718
  • Licence:
    DB-U 2237



"We were very happy with the overall experience of building with Hotondo. The quality of finish of the workmanship was better than expected. The building was our own design and naturally we overlooked some detail. The supervisor always considered our perspective, the end result was fantastic. Thanks!"


"To Russell, Jenny, Joel, John, staff and tradespeople, I can’t thank you all enough for my beautiful new home! I am so very happy and couldn’t ask for anything more. I apologize for the rush at the end with hand-over but what a great birthday present. The first night was very strange. It felt like I was staying in 5 star accommodation and didn’t want to mess the place up. Thanks again for your professionalism, patience and the journey overall."


"We are very happy to be in our new home built by Hotondo Homes. We both feel that Hotondo build very nice houses and provide a professional service... many thanks to Russel and Jenny Pearse."


"Russell, Jenny, Joel and John, thank you for your tireless efforts in building me a house. It’s very well done. I think I’ll keep discovering little things of quality to appreciate for months to come. Thank you for the outdoor setting and serving bowl. You remembered my dream of sitting outside on the veranda on a warm summer’s night, watching the world go by, and I’m touched by that. Thank you!"


"The new homes consultant, Joel was very helpful from the beginning. He was quick to reply to phone calls, emails and text messages. Russell was equally as helpful, paying attention to the finer details of our building needs. He was particularly helpful with the accessibility requirements of the Granny flat attached to our house. We have been extremely happy so far and hopefully we can move in soon!"


"We have built several other homes, but this home is by far the best in every way. The workmanship is first class and we would not hesitate to build with Hotondo Homes again."


"To the team at highlight homes, thank you so much for making my dream come true! The house is everything I could have wished for! Your service, communication and the final product is fantastic! I couldn’t have asked for a more reliable builder. Thanks again Hotondo!"


"It was the rainiest day in history when Russell and Linda met us on our 31 acre block. They jumped in our car and took a treacherous tour of the potential home site, sliding in mud and dodging cattle, pot holes and bracken. Back to a café to discuss possibilities and we have never looked back. The whole team at Hotondo Homes Ararat treated us like family, we trusted them and they delivered our magnificent off-grid home in a very short time. They really did go out of their way to make sure we were happy with the outcome and all their tradespeople were highly skilled and very approachable. We are so happy that we have signed with them again to build our second dwelling for a guest house B&B at the rear of our property. We definitely made the right decision!"


House & Land Packages

Lansdowne 248

  • 4
  • 2.0
  • 2
1 Barkly Street West St, Ararat, VIC 3377

$ 440,753

Yarra 171

  • 3
  • 2.0
  • 2
Lot 18 Circa Way, Ararat, VIC 3377

$ 302,852

Marcoola 209

  • 4
  • 2.0
  • 2
Lot 72 Reserve Ct, Ararat, VIC 3377

$ 345,003

Northcote 163

  • 3
  • 2.0
  • 2
Lot 15 Circa Way, Ararat, VIC 3377

$ 299,219

Leneva 185

  • 4
  • 2.0
  • 2
29 Smith St, Ararat, VIC 3377

$ 295,796

Claremont 163

  • 3
  • 2.0
  • 2
Lot 19 Circa Way, Ararat, VIC 3377

$ 283,253

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