Features


The Authentic Features of Weatherboard Homes
Our homes don’t just have a fancy facade. We put all of the features and details of the era right around the entire house. This is how homes were built in the 1890’s.

Wall Height
External walls and ceilings are 11 feet high (3.3 metres)
The wall height is the most important factor in re-creating the magnificent Victorian Era.
It is what gives the feeling of grandeur and spaciousness and this cannot be achieved with 9 or 10 foot ceilings.
 
Roof
Traditional steep pitched corrugated iron roofs,together with old fashioned barge rolls and Ogee gutters gives that classic early Australian look.

Windows and Doors
It is impossible to replicate an old home without using Solid cedar windows and doors and these are used right throughout the home,not just on the front facade.

Verandah's
Over one hundred years ago,houses were built with wide verandah’s to provide shelter from the long hot summer days.The verandah was an integral part of every Australian House.
The Bullnosed roof,thick stop chamfered posts and wrought iron lacework really added a beautiful and practical element to the houses and with today’s climate is just as important now as it was back then.

Skirting Boards and Architraves
Traditional,Late Victorian 5 inch Architraves and either 8 or 10 inch Skirting boards

Details
Solid Cedar cricket bat front door with sidelites and hilites.
Victorian Eaves and Gable brackets really add to the charm of the Era and the hand turned finials complete the authentic facade.
Victorian cove cornices,Timber Fretwork to openings and solid brass door handles add imense charm to the interiors

Floor Plans
Classic,Traditional 1890's entrances!
Stunning Hallways and Victorian Archways
Open plan areas incorporating Kitchen-with walk in pantry,Meals and Family areas
Large Double Bedrooms

 

This is how homes were built in the 1890’s

 

We put all of the features and details of the era right around the entire house

 

The verandah was an integral part of every Australian House.