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Make Your Build A Happy Time

October 6, 2015

The Weekend West,  New Homes – September 26-27, 2015 ANGIE TOMLINSON asks WA builders to share their top tips for those thinking about taking the plunge. Damian Monteleone, Switch Homes Sales and Marketing Manager. For Mr Monteleone, considering future needs was as important as current ones when building. “Before you purchase any land consider what your current […]

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Luxe for Less

September 22, 2015

The Sunday Times Home Magazine, August 30th 2015. Drawing on it’s reputation for building beautifully appointed homes, Switch Homes has released the Azure Collection, a range of affordable, livable two-storey designs. “Switch has a philosophy of offering well-designed , affordable homes,” sales and marketing manager Damian Monteleone says. “When designing the Azure Collection, we took into consideration […]

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New Heights

August 17, 2015

The Sunday Times Home Magazine, August 9th. Since its opening in Waterford last October, the Boardwalk by Switch Homes has received nothing but compliments. With its livability, versatility and generously proportioned rooms, the popular design belies its relatively narrow 12m frontage. Entry is through impressive double doors on the side setback, a design feature that sales […]

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Raspberry Scones and Cream

August 6, 2015

Ingredients 2 1/2 cups self raising flour 60 grams butter, cubed 1/3 cup caster sugar 1 1/2 cups buttermilk 3/4 cup frozen or fresh raspberries 1 tablespoon buttermilk, extra Cream to serve Makes 12   Method 1. Preheat Smeg Oven on Conventional at 210◦C. 2. Place flour and butter into a mixing bowl. Using your […]

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Nordic Beauty Will Impress

July 7, 2015

The Weekend West New Homes Magazine, July 4-5th 2015. Porcelain tiles shaped like boards, and textured and coloured to resemble distressed, sun-bleached old timber, grace the floors of most rooms in the stylish Scandia display home. As Switch Homes design and building consultant Anders Wallin said, the home almost invites sandy feet fresh from the […]

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Spatial Skills

June 23, 2015

Sunday Times, Home Magazine June 21st. A narrow-lot home with wide appeal, the Horizon is the latest inspirational showcase from Switch Homes. Built on a subdivided block in Stirling, it proves that you don’t need to sacrifice space, style or function just because you’re working with a 10m-wide site. Damian Monteleone, sales and marketing manager […]

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Smeg – Hearty Beef Casserole Recipe

June 17, 2015

Ingredients 1.5 kg chuck steak, trimmed and cubed 1/4 cup plain flour Salt and freshly ground pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 brown onions, peeled and cut into wedges 2 cloves garlic 4 carrots, peeled and cut into thick slices 1 cup red wine 700 gram jar passata 1 tablespoon tomato paste   Method 1. […]

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Smeg – Flourless Chocolate Cake Recipe

June 11, 2015

Smeg – Flourless Chocolate Cake Ingredients: 125 grams butter, chopped 200 grams dark chocolate, chopped 1 cup brown sugar 1 1/2 cups almond meal 4 eggs Cream, berries and icing sugar to serve   Method: 1. Preheat Smeg Oven on Conventional Setting at 170◦C. 2. Place the butter and chocolate in a medium/large Pyrex mixing bowl […]

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Scandinavian Sojourn

May 4, 2015

Sunday Times, Home Magazine April 12th. Switch Homes tapped into our love of all things coastal when it created the Scandia, on display in Eglinton, close to Perth’s Northern beaches. Taking inspiration from the Scandinavian coastal design aesthetic, the builder has teamed relaxed light-filled spaces with uncomplicated design features and a free-flowing three-bedroom layout. Damian […]

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Different Strokes

February 22, 2015

Sunday Times, Home Magazine February 22nd. There are just two weekends left to be inspired by Switch Homes’ Banksia display, which demonstrates that flexibility can often be the key when building a multi-generational home. This Wandi showcase has all the hallmarks of a forever home, with its adaptable, well-zoned spaces, impressive specification and four bedroom, […]

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