We’ve checked the Perth property market forecast and it’s official: Single storey home designs are back in trend. That’s right – you can still build your very own luxurious one storey home here in WA, so as long as you choose the right block, budget and builder. Read on to find out how you can build your very own single storey home with Perceptions.
The Benefits of Building a Single Storey Home in Perth
Single storey vs. double storey. It’s been one of the age-old debates in real estate for decades. So when deciding which design to go with, you need to think about your family’s needs both now and in the future. Here’s some of the mains factors to consider:
The most obvious advantage of building a one storey home is that it’s generally cheaper than building a double storey home. With extra materials and additional labour time, building up can tend to be more expensive. So save yourself some time and money by choosing a single storey over a double.
When you choose to build a massive single storey home by Perceptions, you can rest assured we won’t steer away from costs when it comes to our choice of materials. As part of BGC, one of Australia’s largest building companies, we have direct access to top quality products and materials, which allows us to control the quality and build you a superior home while still remaining at an affordable price point.
This access to top quality BGC products and materials also ensures supply shortages and delays are avoided. That means you can get into your luxurious single storey home sooner. So with shorter construction times while still paying close attention to detail and affordability, it’s hard to look past a Perceptions single storey home.
When it comes to a single storey, maintenance and general upkeep is usually easier. It can be challenging to maintain the exterior of upper storeys, so by choosing a single storey you can eliminate this obstacle altogether. With a single storey, simply access your home with a ladder and keep your home in tip-top shape all year round.
Another practical factor to consider is stairs. Stairs can be difficult and dangerous to navigate for many types of homebuyers such as the elderly and disabled who may have trouble moving around. They can also be a hazard for curious young children who want to go exploring. By sticking to one level, everyone is free to walk around the space with ease, making single storeys more inclusive to a wider age range.
By eliminating a second level, single storey designs encourage families to spend more time together, rather than in separate upstairs and downstairs zones. You’ll also find in contemporary single storey homes that there’s always an open floor plan, which encourages further family togetherness.
Open plan living combines the living, kitchen and dining areas, also known as the “Family Triangle”. While older homes would box each of these rooms off with walls, modern single storey layouts are often designed to merge these three areas into one large, open space.
Single storeys also gives designers the chance to get creative, so you’ll find some fantastic design considerations like vaulted ceilings and expansive windows, which create comfortable and beautiful areas where the whole family will naturally want to congregate.
Building a Single Storey Home with Perceptions
When it comes to building a luxury single storey home, we believe design is all in the details. So when you choose a Perceptions one storey home, you can rest assured that nothing is overlooked. With our help, you’ll create the perfect design for you and your family that already feels like home before it’s built.
Intricate details are what elevates a good design to a spectacular one, so no detail is spared in the design of your new home. That’s why our luxury inclusions may seem like upgrades, but actually come as standard in every home we build. Our attention to detail extends to the finish and feel of every material we use and includes all premium fixtures and fittings, which includes but is not limited to:
- Comprehensive range of Essastone engineered stone benchtops
- Quality SMEG appliances
- Caroma tapware
- Excellent range of wall and floor tiles up to $44/sqm retail
- Harmony Habitat concrete roof tiles
- Colorbond slotted Federation gutters, fascia and downpipes
- Acrylic texture coat render to front elevation
- Double clay brick construction
- Colour consultancy with Interior Designer
- Iconic LED light switches
- One-on-one interior design consultancy
Want to see for yourself? At Perceptions, we have an extensive portfolio of single storey homes that can all be customised to suit your lifestyle and budget. On top of that, we have luxury display homes across Perth.
Introducing The Aston!
With its daring floorplan and chic interior, The Aston screams luxury single storey living from every angle. Perfect for those who want a balance between space and functionality but are still after cutting-edge design, The Aston offers the ultimate lifestyle.
Featuring a free flowing living room with games room and dining on either side, a spacious alfresco area that allows easy access for entertaining guests, and a wide, open kitchen with all the latest inclusions, The Aston takes luxury living to a whole other level.
With the master bedroom located at the front of the home, with separate his and her ensuite vanities and walk-in robes, the design is inspired by resort luxury right here at home. And if space is a concern, no need to fear! There’s plenty of room for a study, garage, storeroom and 2 minor bedrooms and bathrooms.
- Price Range: From $233,772*
- Block Width: 15m
- Total Sqm: 281m2
- Living Sqm: 215m2
- Bed: 3
- Bath: 2
- Garage: 2
Feeling inspired? A single storey home can still be luxurious, if you choose the right builder. Get in touch with the Perceptions team today about building your very own single storey home like The Aston in Perth.