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Derbyshire Homes win 2021 HIA Western Victoria Home of the Year Award

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Derbyshire Homes win 2021 HIA Western Victoria Home of the Year Award

Media release
Outstanding homes from across Western Victoria honoured at 2021 HIA Awards.

Geelong-based Derbyshire Homes has won the prestigious 2021 HIA Western Victoria Home of the Year award with a stunning custom-built home in Curlewis.

The win was announced with an online broadcast on Thursday 2 December 2021.

HIA’s judges noted that the builder’s careful attention to detail is evident throughout this home: all aspects of the build have been carefully considered, and everything has been finished to the highest of standards.  The floorplan flows beautifully, and the upper level features expansive glazing that takes full advantage of the home’s bay views.

“HIA congratulates the entire team at Derbyshire Homes,” says Fiona Nield, HIA Regional Executive Director.  “This project is absolutely outstanding.  The builder can be rightly proud of it, and the owners will no doubt enjoy it for generations to come.”

In addition to 2021 HIA Western Victoria Home of the Year, this project also won Derbyshire Homes the Custom Built Home of the Year and Custom Built Home over $1.5 million awards on the night.

Among other winners on the night was Signature Homes Geelong who received four awards in total, including Renovation/Addition Project of the Year.  Mimosa Homes won Display Home of the Year for the Macedon 424 in Mount Duneed, while Ballarat-based JV Dodd Building won Kitchen of the Year, Bathroom of the Year and also a custom built home award.

Other winners included Claytons Alfresco, Eight Homes, Fairhaven Homes, Hudson Ridge Builders, Lifestyle Builders Geelong, Metricon Homes, Pivot Homes, Sienna Homes, Smith and Sons Geelong and Technique Construction Group.

“HIA congratulates all of the winners and finalists in the 2021 HIA Western Victoria Regional Housing Awards,” said Ms Nield.  “The HIA Awards are truly a showcase of the best of the best in the residential building industry, and the winners and finalists in these awards are a testament to the outstanding quality of work carried out by HIA members.”

A full list of winners can be found below.

Category Winner Finalists
Home of the Year Derbyshire Homes Mimosa Homes, Signature Homes Geelong
Bathroom of the Year JV Dodd Building  
New Bathroom up to $30,000 JV Dodd Building  
Custom Built Home of the Year Derbyshire Homes JV Dodd Building, Pivot Homes, Sienna Homes, Signature Homes Geelong x 2
Custom Built Home over $1.5 million Derbyshire Homes Signature Homes Geelong
Custom Built Home $1 million - $1.5 million Signature Homes Geelong Pivot Homes
Custom Built Home $750,001 - $1 million Signature Homes Geelong Lifestyle Builders Geelong, Pivot Homes
Custom Built Home $500,001 - $750,000 Pivot Homes  
Custom Built Home $350,001 - $500,000 JV Dodd Building Bolden Constructions
Custom Built Home up to $350,000 Sienna Homes  
Display Home of the Year Mimosa Homes Eight Homes, Fairhaven Homes, Hudson Ridge Builders, Metricon Homes
Display Home over $500,001 Mimosa Homes Hudson Ridge Builders, Lifestyle Builders Geelong, Metricon Homes
Display Home $400,001 - $500,000 Hudson Ridge Builders Dennis Family Homes x 2, Mimosa Homes
Display Home $300,001 - $400,000 Metricon Homes Fairhaven Homes, Metricon Homes, Mimosa Homes
Display Home $250,001 - $300,000 Fairhaven Homes Mimosa Homes, Simonds Homes x 2
Display Home up to $250,000 Eight Homes  
Kitchen of the Year JV Dodd Building  
New Kitchen $30,001 - $50,000 JV Dodd Building  
Outdoor Kitchen Claytons Alfresco  
Renovation/Addition Project of the Year Signature Homes Geelong Smith and Sons Geelong, Technique Construction Group
Renovation/Addition Project over $1 million Signature Homes Geelong  
Renovation/Addition Project $500,001 - $1 million Technique Construction Group  
Renovation/Additon Project up to $500,000 Smith and Sons Geelong  
Townhouse/Villa Development Lifestyle Builders Geelong Lifestyle Builders Geelong

For more information please contact:

Fiona Nield

Chief Executive - Business Services
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