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Designing and Building Custom Homes in Melbourne for over 30 years

We understand every home is different because every home owner's needs and desires are unique. We know how important an investment your home is and guide each of our clients every step of the way to make sure they are part of the process.

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Have you considered working with a design and build builder. As more of a one-stop shop, Carmel Homes will work with you throughout the whole process. This will mean less stress, better communication, and faster progress.

As the name suggests, a design and build builder manages both the planning and construction phases of a home build. We have a multi-disciplinary team that sees each project through from start to finish. This means we are more conscious of the potential issues design decisions could create during construction.

On a more practical level, the experience of using a design and build builder is usually more seamless and streamlined. You only need to choose one company to work with and will have one point of contact throughout the project. And, because you are working with a single team, there will be less risk of things getting lost in translation.

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The benefits of using a design and build builder?

Design and build is quicker

Because you are only dealing with one company, the process is more seamless and streamlined.

Less risk during construction phase

We are able to predict the potential issues design decisions may create during construction and plan around them.

Less risk of budget blowout

 As part of the initial consultation, we discuss budget which provides a framework for analysing and prioritising both design and build decisions.

Greater level of accountability

When you work with one company, we are solely responsible for delivering every part of your home’s design and build.

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What should I be looking for in a design and build builder?

As you will work with them throughout the project, selecting the right design and build builder is crucial. In addition to delivering a tailored design and high-quality build, a good company will make the process smooth and stress-free.

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Carmel Homes Standard Inclusions in every
Design and Build Home

Solid stone splashback

Solid stone benchtops

2-pac emporite  cabinetry

Miele appliances

European oak chevron parquetry

Kitchen chandelier pendants

Butler kitchen

Custom cabinetry design

Kitchen Inclusions

Double glazing in all external doors and windows

Bathroom Inclusions

2-pac emporite  cabinetry

Solid stone benchtops

Floor to ceiling quality porcelain tiling

Fitted feature mirror

Villeroy & Boch undermount basins

Freestanding feature bathtup

Double glazing in all external doors and windows

Quality porcelain tiled floors

LED illumined recessed bathtub shelf

Grohe tapware

methven shower rail set

European oak chevron parquetry

Picture frame strapping plaster moulding

Double glazing in all external doors and windows

Feature bulkheads and delux cornices

Feature chandelier

Extensive inbuilt air-conditioning and heating

Custom inbuilt 2pac emporite cabinetry

Solid stone benchtop

3000mm high ceilings

Living Rooms Inclusions

Security system

Exterior Inclusions

Concrete tiled roof

Double glazing in all external doors and windows

Brick veneer rendered ground floor

Custom designed modern and classic facades

Remote controled garage door

Custom wrought iron entrance door

Custom front fence

Aggregate concrete feature driveway

For a free consultation with one of Melbourne's most respected Design & Build Builder

Thanks for contacting us. We will be in touch very soon!

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When planning your new home, using a professional designer can make an enormous difference. From refining your ideas to creating renders and visualisations, they can help you bring your dream design to life. They can also come up with new and creative ways to make your design even more beautiful and functional.

Budget blowouts have become so common that they are almost an expected part of the building process. However, this really should not be the case. While there will always be unexpected issues, and some changes are unavoidable, good budgeting should account for any potential problems.
 
Thankfully, there are a few simple things that anyone can do to plan and track costs successfully. Here we provide our top 10 tips for getting your build budget right.

Carmel Homes - Design & Build

Camberwell

1129 Toorak Road

"Design & Build Builder of luxury custom homes and boutique dual occupancy developments in Melbourne's premium suburbs for over 25 years."