With over 90 flexible floor plans, Hotondo Homes has a wealth of home designs to choose from. Each home is designed with careful consideration to suit a range of family sizes and lifestyles, so whether you’re a first home buyer looking for a modestly sized home, or a growing family that wants lots of space to spread out, you’re sure to find something that suits you and your family perfectly! We recently spoke to some of our builders to find out which home design is their current favourite and why, and we loved hearing what they had to say!

Allegra 187 – Steve Allan, Hotondo Homes Toowoomba

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Steve says his pick has to be the Allegra 187. “Fitting 4 bedrooms plus a separate living room as well as a full-size laundry and an alfresco space into 187m2 is a design challenge which has been met and exceeded with this efficient floor plan. Having the living area completely separate at the front of the home complete with a large entry area is an added bonus.”

Erskine 240 – Adam Sturt, Hotondo Southcoast

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“I love the open space at the back, the walk-in-robe and the flexibility of the design of the Erskine 240 façade! It’s a design that’s perfect for all – new buyers, families, and investors.” Featuring everything you could want in a family home, including a separate living room, and a generous butler’s pantry, it’s not hard to see why Adam and his team love the Erskine 240!

Vida 238/Vida 238 ALT – Craig Bunning, Hotondo Homes Jimboomba

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“We have received a lot of positive feedback from clients about the Vida 238 ALT’s open plan space,” says Craig. “There’s also a second living area located away from the main living zone, as well as access to the kitchen/living/dining space from both sides and ends of the hallway – the kitchen is the central hub of the home, and the master suite has a large ensuite creating a true parents’ retreat.”

Stockton 322 and 380 – Paul Ellem, Hotondo Homes Junee

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“I love the Stockton range of home designs – they’re perfect for acreages and wider blocks,” Paul tells us. Available in two sizes, the Stockton is a four bedroom home with an abundance of space. Large open-plan living with a spacious alfresco to complement the generously sized design means this home offers comfort and style for the whole family.

Hume 263 – Jim Carroll, Hotondo Homes Albury-Wodonga

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Jim says “We love the luxurious master bedroom located at the rear of the Hume 263, providing ultimate privacy for parents. The open-plan kitchen and living area flows seamlessly to the alfresco, making it brilliant for entertaining with family and friends. This home is perfect for taking in scenic views as well!”

Marcoola Range – Aaron Anstis and Nick Barker, Hotondo Homes Ocean Grove

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Available in three sizes, Aaron says “The Marcoola has a good range of sizes to suit many families, and it also suits various block orientations. It’s a versatile home that can cater for a growing family and many different lifestyles.” This range truly offers flexibility, and the clever design makes it the perfect family home.

If you’re wanting to build your dream home, make sure you visit the Hotondo Homes website today to have a look at the wide range of home designs available. With something to suit everyone, you’re sure to find the perfect home for your family!

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.


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