In the last six months, we added to our selection of display homes open to the public with four new ones! These homes showcase the versatility of Hotondo Homes designs as well as focusing on the quality of workmanship in each home. These displays are also another great example of Hotondo Homes’ attention to detail when building a home to suit a range of families and lifestyles.

Esplanade 260 – Torquay

Want to take advantage of the beautiful views where you live? The Esplanade 260 is a stunning example of reverse living at its finest. Local Hotondo Homes builder Peter chose this design for his display because ‘the Esplanade 260 is light, bright and airy. The open-plan upstairs living room is sunny and spacious, and offers generous rooms and family lifestyle flexibility – yet it can still fit on relatively small blocks. The courtyard decks offer alternate semi-sheltered outdoor spaces to choose from on sunny and windy days. The kitchen will satisfy anyone who likes to cook and entertain. Even storage areas are generous!’ A three bedroom home, the beauty of this design rests in the reverse layout. With the open-plan kitchen, living and dining zones upstairs, including a butler’s pantry, and a master suite complete with a spacious walk-in-robe and ensuite located at the rear of the main living zones, your family will be able to fully enjoy the views around your home.

Hume 244 – Mackay

Spacious family living and modern design blend together in the Hume 244, giving your family everything it needs to comfortably reside in this beautiful home for years to come. With three bedrooms at the front and the master suite at the rear of the property creating a secluded parents’ retreat, plus a separate living room for more formal entertaining, this is the perfect home for growing families. There’s also a generously sized open-plan kitchen and living space that connects to the alfresco perfectly blending indoor/outdoor living, making everyday living and entertaining a dream.

Jagera 250 – Batemans Bay

A family home with all the bells and whistles, the Jagera 250 has loads of living space with a formal lounge room at the front of the home in addition to the spacious open-plan kitchen/living/dining area strategically located on the right side of the home. With a separate study that’s perfect as a home office or a study zone for the kids, this home is designed with versatility for families in mind. Local Hotondo Homes builder Darren says the Jagera 250 ‘has a great feel to the layout. We have built it previously for clients and they have loved it. It’s part of a family of sizes so clients have options depending on their block size. Plus, who doesn’t want a walk-in pantry!’

Vida 238 ALT – Jimboomba

The Vida 238 ALT is perfectly designed to suit large families. An open-plan living space in the centre of the home that’s surrounded by three bedrooms and an additional living room makes family life the main focus of this design. The luxurious master suite is cleverly placed at the front of the house, creating the ultimate parents’ retreat. There’s also an alfresco that connects seamlessly to the dining area so your family can enjoy true indoor/outdoor living. With so much space and so many wonderful features, this beautiful home is perfect for a range of families and lifestyles.

If you’re looking for the perfect home design, take a look at our display homes that are open to the public! There are a range of designs and floor plans available for you to walk through so you can get a feel for the Hotondo Homes style and craftsmanship. No display home near you? No worries! You can use our 3D Explore tool to take a virtual walk through our displays at the click of a button. For more floor plans and home design inspiration, visit the Hotondo Homes website today.

Hotondo Homes has had a busy year already, and it’s only the start of May! We’re thrilled to have five beautiful new display homes open already this year, showcasing some of our versatile and stylish designs for new home builders looking for that perfect home design!

Erskine 240

Display homes
The Erskine 240 demonstrates family versatility at its finest! Hotondo Homes Tamworth builder Geoff says “We decided to go with the Erskine 240 for our display home as the design includes the most modern features which reflect current design trends. The family/dining and kitchen area is the most outstanding feature and the outdoor living area blends seamlessly. This area of the Erskine allowed us to use the raked ceiling and skylights to create a stunning feature!”

Kirkby 259

Display homes
The Kirkby 259 is the ultimate family home. Hotondo Homes Greater Port Stephens builder Jason says “The Kirkby 259 display home offers everything the modern family wants. With a huge kitchen and walk in pantry opening straight onto the open-plan lounge room and dining area, it’s perfect for the entertainer and those who love the indoor/outdoor Australian lifestyle.”

Lansdowne 257

Display homes
The Lansdowne 257 is a versatile family design suitable for wide or acreage blocks of land. Hotondo Homes Warragul builder Jeff says “The Lansdowne suits acreage properties as well as corner blocks which makes up a large portion of the clients we build for. Being a four-bedroom plus study home means this could potentially be a five-bedroom home. It’s compact in what it offers in terms of design, but once you walk through the home the size really is deceiving, it reveals itself as a large family home.”

Marcoola 269

Display homes
The Marcoola 269 presents versatility – ideal for families of any age. Hotondo Homes Shepparton builder Colin says “We chose the Marcoola 269 as our display home because we felt that it was a great family home with room for everyone’s privacy, but also has space for the family to come together. The master allows parents to feel like there’s a little luxury in their busy lives, and there’s a large dining area for family gatherings or entertaining friends. We think this is a great family home!”

Somerset 233

Display homes
The Somerset range offer cleverly designed homes. Hotondo Homes Launceston builder Sam says “We wanted to showcase a home that took a modern spin on a traditional Australian family home. The Somerset 233 was the perfect design for this! You get your classic four-bedroom house, with all the added features to make it an ideal home. There are clever features right throughout this display and the best part about it is you can tailor the home to suit your needs!”

If you don’t live in close proximity to these fantastic display homes, don’t worry! You can head over to the Hotondo Homes website and take a full 3D tour of each home to see the floorplan and beautiful features of each home in greater detail.

A kitchen is the heart of the home.

If the kitchen truly is the heart of the home, and it is filled to the brim with pots, pans and general mayhem, you can bet it will affect the rest of the house too.

Keeping a pantry neat and organised can be a never-ending battle between you and the family. These days, most new homes feature a walk-in option or even a butler’s pantry to help combat the inevitable mess. We have put together a list of our top tips to help create or maintain stylish pantries! (more…)