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Established in 1999, Humphrey Builders
& Designers has earned a reputation for
its professional and personal approach to
constructing high quality homes for its clients.
Between them, Dean Humphrey, Damien Fraser
and Neville Stevens have more than 90 years
of experience, giving them the know-how to
ensure clients' projects are completed on time
and within budget.
The company has forged strong relationships
with some of Perth's best building designers,
architects and interior designers and is proud
to have been able to o er a comprehensive
"concept to completion" approach to many
a happy customer.
One need only look at the company's awards
over the past few years for proof of its high
standards and commitment to excellence. The
company has had winning homes at either the
HIA or MBA Awards for the years 2004, 2005,
2007, 2008 and 2009.
52 Florence Street, Cottesloe
Phone: (08) 9284 5444
lifestyle. With hydronic underfloor heating, they are just
as practical in winter. Polished stainless steel balustrading
throughout adds to the beachside resort feel.
Handcrafted glass tiles lit from behind make for the
alfresco area's striking water feature, which is a talking
point among guests, and both the kitchen and barbecue
bench tops are made from poured in-situ polished
One of the home's most impressive features is as
environmentally conscious as it is resourceful -- water
storage space. Underground, there is storage space for
10,000 litres of rainwater, for laundry and reticulation use,
and above ground, there is storage for 2400 litres
of drinking water.
Modcons like an integrated C-Bus lighting system,
audio throughout the home and sonic flush toilet systems
place this home at the forefront of contemporary design
-- happy medium achieved.
In recognition of its impeccable design and high
quality construction, the home won both the 2009 Master
Builders/Bankwest Housing Excellence Award for its
price range in the Contract Homes category, and the
2008 HIA-ANZ Housing Award in the Custom Built
PITCHED, RED CEDAR lined
ceilings maximise space and light.
EXTENSIVE USE of natural materials like
limestone gives the property an organic feel
reminiscent of the South West.
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