Sterling Houses’ Macquarie Ensuite the perfect for first homebuyers

I usually discover myself assuming that the primary dwelling I personal will lose out on coveted trendy options with the intention to meet my funds.

Having lived in lots of rental houses with very small laundries and bogs over time, I usually suppose my first dwelling will seemingly have related options.

Nonetheless, visiting Sterling Houses’ Macquarie Ensuite at Miravale property, Angle Vale, actually challenged that perspective.

This three-bedroom, two-bathroom, double storage house is focused at first homebuyers and provides all the trendy options you possibly can want, together with a classy but low-maintenance inside.


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Sterling Houses’ operations supervisor Rob Argenio says this design has been common with first homebuyers, in addition to younger households and people seeking to downsize.

“The Macquarie Ensuite has been a well-liked design out there resulting from its wonderful options and affordability,” he says.

Suited to a courtyard sized allotment, and measuring 11.51m large and 18.95m deep, this dwelling provides homebuyers a sensible design, full of trendy options.

As beforehand talked about, I’ve lived with many homes with small laundries – to not point out visited loads of show houses over time – so I do know an excellent laundry after I see it.

The very first thing you’ll discover concerning the Macquarie Ensuite’s laundry is how a lot house is devoted to it – it’s lengthy and stylishly completed.

“It’s essential when planning your laundry to allocate ample house to have the ability to use the room with out it feeling cramped and pokey,” Rob says.

Within the show, the modern laundry additionally has spectacular storage, together with a linen cabinet, open shelving, and overhead and underneath bench cabinets.

Nonetheless, what I like most about this laundry design is the longevity it gives. Whereas having kids isn’t on the playing cards anytime quickly, this laundry would simply sustain with the wants of a younger busy household.

Storage is one other characteristic that I’ve sparsely had the privilege to take pleasure in, so you’ll be able to think about my delight to see all three bedrooms embrace built-in wardrobes. The master bedroom goes one step additional to incorporate a beneficiant walk-in gown, nestled alongside the ensuite full with a bathe, rest room and neat vainness.

Whereas the storage will impress, there’s extra to take pleasure in in the main bedroom. Right here, you’ll discover the window curves across the entrance of the house and the excessive placement of the curtain rails; options which make the room really feel spacious and permit pure gentle to stream all through.

Additional down the hallway, the principle toilet will be discovered. One more sensible house, it has been cut up into three areas and has ample house devoted to every.

“The lavatory is one other room in the home the place many individuals neglect to permit sufficient house to make use of the room freely,” Rob says.

“The lavatory within the Macquarie Ensuite was designed to permit the correct quantity of house for fogeys to tub their children comfortably with out having to really feel cramped.”

Practicality may reign supreme on my precedence record, however that doesn’t imply I wish to lose out on a classy inside. Fortunately, the Macquarie Ensuite has an inside decor that’s nothing in need of luxurious.

“The Macquarie Ensuite has been styled with a mixture of whites and earthy tones to present the house a comfortable and homely really feel,” Rob says.

The open plan kitchen, eating and meals space really reveals off the fashion of this design, with a crisp white palette warmed by the toasty brown island bench and cabinetry.

Whereas this house oozes sophistication, it balances it out with practicality – particularly with the usage of tiled flooring all through the open plan space.

“They’re sturdy, straightforward to scrub and resilient,” Rob says. “Tiles additionally warmth up in winter because of the direct daylight from the solar’s low angle. The warmth retention within the tiles means much less vitality is required to warmth up the house in the course of the cooler months.”

Eager cooks will love the U-shaped kitchen, which options loads of storage and overlooks the cosy eating space – which will be opened out through sliding doorways to the yard for entertaining.

The residing space is tucked to the fitting of the kitchen and provides a comfortable den for households to calm down in and revel in a film.

The spectacular inside of this design is matched by the fashionable facade, full with a characteristic stone wall and related earthy toned render and bricks; guaranteeing your property’s road attraction will age effectively over time.

Visiting Sterling Houses’ Macquarie Ensuite, I had no thought my preconceptions of a primary dwelling construct can be so drastically challenged. Priced from $114,200, this dwelling proves you’ll be able to construct your first dwelling inside an affordable funds and nonetheless have all of the options you possibly can dream about.

“The Macquarie Ensuite is a design focused at these wanting a three-bedroom dwelling which gives extra luxurious than present designs in the marketplace,” Rob says.

“By permitting for more room within the residing space and bedrooms the house gives extra snug and versatile residing areas.”