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Cinque Retreat Hepburn Springs


Winner: Residential Design – New Houses: $300K–$500K construction cost
Winner: Graham Jones Design

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Cinque Retreat - Hepburn Springs

This project was unanimously voted the winner of this category. The dwelling was designed as a private retreat for family and friends but has the capability to capitalise on the B&B market of Victoria’s ‘spa country’.

The design of the building has made excellent use of the sloping site, which has allowed for a raised deck, spa and entertainment area; maximising views of the natural surrounds. An inverted hip-roof becomes a focal point… one which immediately grabs your attention, as it did with the judges.

The simple layout of the floor plan is most effective, providing separate sleeping quarters with ensuites, and a large central entertainment area. Lines are clean; colours are just right, with splashes of red and green to the kitchen and bathrooms and, whilst a wide range of materials has been used both inside and out, the designer has carefully considered the textures and combinations.

All result in a building which is both rustic, yet modern, fitting in superbly with its external environment, and providing for a luxurious internal environment.

We’re sure you will all agree that this is indeed a worthy winner.