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10 Design Features for a Rural Retreat

There are some things that just naturally go hand in hand. Like bacon and eggs, footy and meat pies, campfires and marshmallows. It’s a bit like our favourite rural retreats.  Recycled brick and a roaring fire, sunsets and drinks on the deck, Sunday lunch with the family. Luxurious linen on a king-sized bed. A comfy […]


Five outdoor seating trends you need in a 2020 home

On a large, rural property where space is abundant, you may as well make the most of your outdoor space. Instead of one main outdoor living area, why not embrace the natural beauty of your property and set up multiple seating areas for every occasion. Below are five valuable outdoor additions to the contemporary home. […]


Embracing your country lot

The way a home interacts with the land it’s built on can be key to embracing the inside-outside lifestyle so many Western Australians hold dear. Read the full article here.


Heart and style proves golden blend

A newly crowned award winner, the Blaxland Retreat offers an innovative mix of contemporary and traditional styles. Read the full article here.


Relaxed rural living for every season

As featured in the New Homes Guide. The Karridale Retreat by The Rural Building Company is an excellent example of modern Australian architecture. Click here to read the full article.