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Ovens & King Builders win 2021 HIA Northern Victoria Home of the Year

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Ovens & King Builders win 2021 HIA Northern Victoria Home of the Year

Media release
Stunning homes from northern Victoria honoured in Housing Awards.

The prestigious 2021 HIA Northern Victoria Home of the Year award has been won by Wangaratta-based Ovens & King Builders for an outstanding custom-built passive home in Beechworth.

The win was announced with an online broadcast on Tuesday 30 November 2021.

In presenting this honour, HIA’s judges recognised this home as a truly complete package that makes outstanding use of its small footprint.  The home is a showcase of excellent workmanship, attention to detail and careful materials selection, and is perfectly suited to the needs of the owners.

The home also has top-class environmental credentials: it has Certified Passive House status, a comprehensive suite of sustainability features, and was the winner of the overall 2021 HIA Australian GreenSmart Home award earlier this year.

“This is a simply stunning home,” says Fiona Nield, HIA Executive Director, Victoria.  “It is a testament to the expertise and craftsmanship of the builder, and HIA congratulates the entire Ovens & King team on their well-deserved success in this year’s HIA awards.”

In addition to 2021 HIA Northern Victoria Home of the Year, this project also won Custom Built Home of the Year, Custom Built Home $500,001 - $700,000 and GreenSmart Sustainable Home awards on the night.

A number of other builders also celebrated success on the night, including Southern Vale Homes from Wodonga, who won five awards in total, including Northern Victoria Display Home of the Year, three display home price bracket awards, and the kitchen in a display home award.

Bendigo-based Jason Wescott Builder won Renovation/Addition Project of the Year and an additional kitchen award, while J&J Carroll Builders from Albury won Project Home of the Year. LA Smith Studio from Wodonga won the Northern Victoria Kitchen of the Year award.

Hadar Homes won awards in the custom built home, display home and townhouse development categories, while Minosa won both interior design and kitchen design awards, in addition to the Laundry award in conjunction with Mint Kitchens Moonee Ponds.

“HIA congratulates all of the winners and finalists in the 2021 HIA Northern Victoria Regional Housing Awards,” says Ms Nield.  “The HIA Awards are a showcase of the best of the best in the residential building industry.  These projects very much live up to that standard, and they showcase 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 Ovens & King Builders J&J Carroll Builders, Jason Wescott Builder, Southern Vale Homes
Custom Built Home of the Year Ovens & King Builders Hadar Homes, Ultra Project Services
Custom Built Home $700,001 - $1 million Ultra Project Services B&H Homes
Custom Built Home $500,001 - $70,000 Ovens & King Builders Hadar Homes, Ronad Constructions
Custom Built Home $350,001 - $500,000 Hadar Homes Sandhurst Housing & Design
Display Home of the Year Southern Vale Homes Hadar Homes, Lansell Homes, Southern Vale Homes x 2
Display Home over $500,001 Southern Vale Homes Dennis Family Homes, Hadar Homes, Metricon Homes
Display Home $400,001 - $500,000 Southern Vale Homes Dennis Family Homes, Hadar Homes
Display Home $300,001 - $400,000 Hadar Homes Dennis Family Homes, Metricon Homes, Southern Vale Homes
Display Home $250,001 - $300,000 Southern Vale Homes Australian Building Company
Display Home up to $250,000 Lansell Homes  
GreenSmart Sustainable Home Ovens & King Builders  
Kitchen of the Year LA Smith Studio Jason Wescott Builder, Southern Vale Homes, Ultra Project Services
Kitchen in a Display Home Southern Vale Homes  
New Kitchen $50,001 - $80,000 Ultra Project Services  
New Kitchen $30,001 - $50,000 Jason Wescott Builder B&H Homes
Renovated Kitchen over $80,001 LA Smith Studio Minosa and Mint Kitchens Moonee Ponds
Kitchen Design Minosa  
Laundry Minosa and Mint Kitchens Moonee Ponds  
Project Home of the Year J&J Carroll Builders Sandhurst Housing & Design
Project Home over $500,001 J&J Carroll Builders  
Project Home up to $500,000 Sandhurst Housing & Design Hadar Homes
Renovation/Addition Project of the Year Jason Wescott Builder  
Renovation/Addition Project over $500,001 Jason Wescott Builder  
Residential Interior Design Minosa  
Specialised Housing Garraway Developments  
Townhouse/Villa Development Hadar Homes  

For more information please contact:

Fiona Nield

Regional Executive Director - Victoria
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