Blackburn is an Eastern Suburb of Melbourne, located 17km east from the CBD. It is found in the City of Whitehorse and nestled in between Box Hill and Mitcham.
Blackburn has its own special personality with many old weatherboard style homes and character filled homes. A Hampton style home fits perfectly amongst the older weatherboard homes and the tree lined streets, allowing to incorporate an Australian take on the Hampton style home.
There are many lovely quaint pockets that can be found in Blackburn, one being Laburnum, also known as Bellbird area of Blackburn. It is a heavily treed area which is covered by strict planning controls restricting development. Despite these controls being in place, at Rycon, we do not shy away from custom home builds in this tree-lined area, and we work closely with the Whitehorse Council to ensure our clients dream knock down rebuild project can still be achieved.
Blackburn Lake Sanctuary, with its manmade lake boasts lovely wildlife allowing for birdwatching along with many walking tracks which can lead you through to Gardiners Creek. Blackburn Lake was a popular destination in the late nineteenth century with people such as Tom Roberts and Frederick McCubbin visiting and spending time painting in this bushland. Imagine having this beautiful nature reserve steps from your own custom home build in Blackburn.
Of course, the gorgeous exterior is what draws you in to a Hampton style home, but they are also practical and functional. Designed to withstand the harsh climate, there are features aplenty found in this style of custom home build such as high ceilings, double glazed windows and insulation to keep you comfortable regardless of the season.
The Hampton style homes found in Blackburn are typically designed to cater for the needs of a modern family. With their timeless and elegant design, practical features and stunning interiors and exteriors, it is easy to see why these custom home build in Blackburn are highly sought-after.
Over the years, Rycon has built up a reputation for being one of Melbourne’s leading luxury home builders, particularly in this lovely neighbourhood of Melbourne. If you are thinking about undertaking a knock down rebuild project in the suburb of Blackburn, then look no further! Please contact us here to so we can begin discussing your dream Hampton style home build with you.