Beautiful: top 5 award-winning regional homes

We took a dream trip and had a look for the top 5 homes in regional Queensland and northern NSW. Here's our pick:

1 Gorman's Gap

This Garth Chapman-designed home is a true replica of a Queenslander, built with traditional and contemporary finishes to suit modern living, the Australian climate and its Gorman's Gap address. It won the 2014 Master Builders and Construction Awards Downs and Western House of the Year.

Find a new home

 

2 Point View

THE swimming pool, outdoor dining area, communal living spaces and kitchen all overlook   the ocean from this custom-designed Point Vernon home. The design maximises the magnificent Hervey Bay views. It won the 2014 Burnett Wide Bay House of the Year at the Master Builders and Construction Awards as well as other awards.

 

3 Cooee Bay

THIS was built with the restrictions of an extremely narrow, sloping block tucked away at the top of Ocean Parade in Cooee Bay, near Yeppoon. Hardwood and stone features add to the street appeal of this magnificent home. It won the 2014 Central Queensland House of the Year in the Master Builders and Construction Awards.

Find a new home

 

Mackay Harbour

THIS house at the Mackay Harbour overlooks the beach, parkland, marina and the ocean - the views are simply breathtaking. Every detail is well thought out, from the magnificent pool to the exceptional finish. It won the 2014 House of the Year Award in the 2014 Master Builders and Construction Awards for Mackay-Whitsunday.

 

Casuarina, Tweed Heads

WITH contemporary lines tat reflect a modern, coastal style, this home provides seamless space between the living room and the lap pool which runs the length of a 12m glass wall. The result is incredible, with the pool seemingly incorporated into the living area. The design complements its beach location.

Find a new home



OUCH: That's 5 mornings under 1C now

OUCH: That's 5 mornings under 1C now

Three mornings have reached 0C or below in this week's cold spell

TOP 8: What Gympie wants at old Brodies site

premium_icon TOP 8: What Gympie wants at old Brodies site

The hungry people of Gympie have spoken

Christmas message sent to son from dead father's email

premium_icon Christmas message sent to son from dead father's email

George Gerbic murder trial hears from son, ex-wife

Local Partners