PO Box 432, CLARE SA 5453
Ph/Fax: (08) 8842 3252
Mob: 0418 890 047

Family Home on Sloping Site


This home was designed to take advantage of the view without compromising the lay of the land and maximising the advantages of good orientation.  This home has a fresh and open living feel.  Cost was a major consideration for this young family who believed that engaging an architect to design their home was a worthwhile exercise in achieving their requirements.  The home comprises of 3 bedrooms, Main bedroom with ensuite, study, and open living areas.

Features of this home include:-
Site orientation, elevation in relation to the saddle of the land and design;
Minimal excavation;
Combination of Concrete slab & Duragal steel flooring system;
Timber Framing (wall and roof);
‘shadow clad’ plywood wall cladding;
High level windows to provide winter sunshine, summer shade & ventilation;
Double glazing;
Natural timber flooring;
Direct access from main living to outdoor deck/entertainment areas;
Raked ceiling to main living;
Galvanised roof cladding with vapour check sisalation blanket;
Sisalation wrap to all exterior walls; fully insulated ceilings R3.0 batts with exterior and interior walls R2.0 batts and sound absorption batts to wet areas;
Ceiling fans;
Wood heating to living area;
Solar hot water service;
Low voltage lighting;
Total rainwater collection and use;
Water saving sanitary ware;
Gas cooking and low energy use appliances.