Metricon Homes won multiple awards at the HIA-CSR NSW Housing and Kitchen and Bathroom Awards, including Display Home of the Year for their French chateau-inspired show home in Kellyville.

The Signature by Metricon Bordeaux residence won Display Home of the Year and the Best Display Home over $500,001 in NSW, as well as the Best Bathroom in a Display Home and the Best Kitchen in a Display Home.

Observing that the awards recognise excellence in residential construction, HIA executive director - NSW, David Bare says that they also provide a tremendous opportunity for HIA members to showcase their projects and highlight building and design excellence.

“This year’s awards were a tremendous display of the housing industry’s capacity, innovation and resilience in a very busy NSW residential market,” he added.

The winners of major categories will progress to HIA’s national awards next year.

Acknowledging the HIA recognition, Metricon design director, Adrian Popple said the Signature by Metricon Bordeaux show home was inspired by the romanticism and elegance of classic luxury living.

The Bordeaux was the first Signature by Metricon residence built to launch the brand in NSW. The Signature by Metricon collection has resonated with buyers across NSW because they are stunning designs with the freedom to personalise to reflect individual tastes and lifestyles.

The Bordeaux features a distinctive fa├žade with stunning arch windows and wrought-iron Juliet balconies to reflect the French chateau theme. The grandeur is more pronounced as one enters the house with three-metre high ceilings and an elegant ribbon staircase, complete with an intricate wrought iron balustrade.

The spacious kitchen carries all the elements of a luxury fitout with double Miele ovens, a Miele gas cooktop, microwave and coffee machine, a large Caesarstone island bench housing twin sinks, a built-in Miele fridge and freezer blending seamlessly with the sleek cabinetry design, and a separate wine fridge and butler’s pantry providing the ultimate in home entertaining.

The HIA-CSR judging panel commented that the winning kitchen was well balanced with a beautiful palette of materials and finishes and very “functional”.

Describing the bathroom has “beautifully finished”, the judges said the extensive use of polished tiles enabled a seamless flow between the floors and walls. The sleek vanity design with Villeroy and Boch double basins complemented the freestanding luxurious stone bath and frameless shower.

Popple adds that the Bordeaux is an exceptional residence that captures the charm of a gracious past with all the luxuries of modern-day living.