Popular Pick - The Sunday Times HOME

The Harlow by Broadway Homes has earned the coveted title of Perth’s favourite family-friendly display home.

A spacious Art Deco-inspired showpiece, it won the People’s Choice Award presented in conjunction with HOME and PerthNow at the 2014 Master Builders Bankwest Housing Excellence Awards. As well as winning the people’s vote, the Harlow also caught the eye of the Master Builder’s judges who declared it the best of the best in the $450,000 to $550,000 display home category. The builder is celebrating its prestigious wins nu offering a free pool valued at $20,000 to buyers who sign up to build any Broadway Home during March. While conditions do apply, it’s a party-starting bonus that will help buyers create the award winner’s resort-style outdoor entertaining area. Just one of the reasons the Iluka show home beat an impressive line-up of contenders to the People’s Choice Award, the outdoor living space also includes a supersized alfresco that leads directly off both the kitchen and the dining room. Peter Gobetti, sales and marketing manager at Broadway Homes, says seamless integration from indoors to outdoors one making the most of backyard space with luxury item such as a pool are among the key considerations when buyers are looking to spend about half a million dollars on a new home. “Buyers’ priorities at this level of home begin with design and product quality,” he says. The popularity of the Harlow also proves that generously proportioned bedrooms, an impressive specification, open-plan living, feature ceilings, great street presence and considered zoning are also on the list of must-haves. “The room zoning arrangement in the Harlow allows for privacy and space, whether catering for families with younger or older children,” Peter says. “We believe this is the basis for a versatile and functional family home.” The Harlow includes a third bedroom as part of a dedicated second bedroom suite that’s ideal for young adults still living at home, elderly parents or guests. Elegant art deco styling draws together all the Harlow’s award-winning elements, teaming old-school glamour with contemporary twist. “The Art Deco theme is a timeless trend that reappears and transforms time and time again,” Peter says.