A common misconception about narrow lots is that you have to compromise on the quality of your home design to fit everything in, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, when intelligently designed narrow lot homes can capitalise on the allotted space and create a beautiful home for you and your family that presents luxury inside and out. Here’s how InVogue makes the most of your narrow lot when designing your home.
So, what is a narrow lot? Narrow lots are exactly what they sound like: smaller, tight blocks with limited square meterage to build or extend in the future. Fortunately, double storey homes and narrow lots are a match made in heaven, where you won’t have to compromise on luxury or space. Building up and across two floors is the perfect way to take advantage of a skinnier lot, making the available space work for you and your needs. And there are some benefits in choosing to build a two storey on a narrow lot, including:
The great thing about building on a narrow lot is that you can have your pick of where you live. When it comes to choosing a block of land, location is one of the most important factors to consider, especially for homeowners with children. But sometimes in desirable suburbs close to great amenities like top schools and childcare, there’s limited land available. So by choosing a smaller lot, you’re more likely to be able to squeeze into the suburb of your choosing.
Because there’s less square meterage, there’s usually less upkeep and general maintenance required with a narrow lot. That means less work for you and less chores for the kids, freeing up everyone’s time for the more exciting things in life, like family togetherness and fun activities. It also means that you can enjoy a lock and leave lifestyle. Whether it’s a family holiday during school break or weekend getaway for mum and dad, now you don’t have to worry about simply packing up and leaving with a narrow lot.
Finally, building on a narrow lot lets you maximise your block space and design an innovative and distinctive double storey home for you and your family with enough room for now and also for future growth. And if you’re looking for a unique design that stands out from the crowd, a narrow lot design by InVogue provides a fantastic opportunity to collaborate, get creative and come up with an innovative way to use the space.
The InVogue builders and designers know how to work smarter which will ensure your home suits the needs of your block size, lifestyle and budget. They have come up with clever designs and techniques to ensure liveability and utmost comfort, so you know that every inch of space within your property will be maximised and you’ll even discover storage opportunities you didn’t think were possible. Have some very distinct ideas on what you would like to include when building your new home? InVogue designers will work together with you to ensure you can choose what is important and your plan is personalised to your family’s lifestyle with a custom home design.
Home Designs for Narrow Lots
When the InVogue team hear narrow lot, we say no problem! We want to change the way you think about narrow lot homes in Perth – and that starts by showing you some of our fantastic designs for 8+ metre blocks. Here’s 2 of our most innovative two storey home designs that can help capitalise on every square inch of your narrow lot:
With its mixed material elevation and cleverly positioned balcony, The Alpha provides the perfect view from an effortlessly chic exterior.
Enter the home through the entry into the open plan living area which leads out to the alfresco. The sliding doors on two sides allows the indoors and outdoors to be brought together, creating a great space for entertaining guests and enjoying the beautiful Perth weather all year long.
Take a well-deserved break, with the zoning of the home allowing for peaceful downtime upstairs. With all four bedrooms, including the master suite located upstairs, you can easily switch off and relax in complete comfort. The balcony is also accessible from the master suite adding an extra retreat for the parents.
You’re welcome to come and visit or, view The Alpha here.
Designed for harmonious family living on a 10m lot is this stylish four bedroom, two bathroom home.
Downstairs is a large open-plan space for the family to socialise. The kitchen is the very heart of the home and includes a scullery and large pantry, while overlooking the living and dining area. To create one expansive space, there is seamless connection with the home theatre and lengthy alfresco, perfect for entertaining loved ones.
A peaceful zone is created upstairs, well away from the social zone. The master suite features a private ensuite and large walk-in-robe. The children are well catered for with three minor bedrooms plus shared bathroom, and the entire family will enjoy the shared sitting room, the perfect place to unwind before bed.
You’re welcome to view The Casey here.
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