Sunday , 13 / January / 2019
Made famous in Sydney and London, the terrace home is fast becoming hot property for millennials wanting intelligent design and a low maintenance lifestyle on the Sunshine Coast.
Brad Thompson of Thompson Sustainable Homes, based on the Sunshine Coast, said millennials are taking the design elements of terrace homes into account and planning for the future.
“Terrace homes are extremely popular with millennials because they’re freehold houses and the owners aren’t bound to body corporate fees or strata, as they might be with apartments – this is something they can wholly and solely own,” Mr Thompson said.
“Our terrace homes can have up to four bedrooms, so buyers are not forced to relocate if they decide to start a family – they can comfortably live there for years to come.”
Terrace homes by Thompson Sustainable Homes start from as little as $426,000 for a three-bedroom, two-bathroom, double garage, two-storey property and come in a range of styles that buyers can customise while the house is being built.
Mr Thompson said terrace homes were designed to “show off” the Sunshine Coast lifestyle.
“Compared to a terrace home in inner city Melbourne, our homes take advantage of the sunshine and atmosphere here on the Coast – we bring the outside in,” Mr Thompson said.
AVID Property Group General Manager Queensland Bruce Harper said the combination of affordability, innovative design and quick construction was ticking all the boxes for younger buyers looking to break into the property market at AVID’s masterplanned community, Harmony.
“Since introducing terrace homes to Harmony, we’ve noticed the style really taking off with younger buyers looking for more space than an apartment, but the style and functionality of a new home,” Mr Harper said.
“A lot of buyers are surprised at how innovative these homes are and how much natural light plays a part in the designs – especially at Harmony, where there is a lot of open space, in comparison to terraces they’ve perhaps looked at in city areas.
“Terrace homes are not only initially affordable, they’re also affordable in the long run due to the smart, environmentally-friendly designs and absence of body corporate fees – it’s a win-win situation.”
For more information on Harmony, visit www.harmonyliving.com.au or phone 1800 550 240.