The Contempo

The Contempo is a modern design seamlessly combining form with function.
The Contempo 1:
  • Excellent for limited space.
  • Ideal investor.
  • Spacious bedroom design.

The Contempo 2:
  • Large bedrooms with built in robes.
  • Spacious kitchen.
  • Excellent for retirement.
  • Many options.


  • The Contempo is a duplex-style backyard bungalow, perfect for independent living, boasting separate living and bedroom zones plus deck area
  • Enjoy the privacy of this design, featuring insulated walls and ceiling plus 6 star efficiency to keep your bills to a minimum
  • The spacious living area incorporates an open-plan living / dining area with a generous kitchen backing onto a large deck at the back and porch at the front
  • The two large bedrooms separated by a bathroom for improved privacy
  • Careful placement of windows throughout ensures good cross-ventilation and a modern look that is in keeping with the Contempo
  • Ideal for entertaining with an open-plan living area and full-size kitchen. Many design options offer patio and deck inclusions for spacious entertaining areas.
  • Featuring a roof form that complements most houses, however the roofline can be changed to a pitched roof if that style better matches the main residence
  • Add your choice of cladding to get the look you want and blend in with your existing home
  • Designed for Councils that permit 70m² secondary dwellings, but also available in a range of alternative sizes (from 60-100m²) to suit your region
  • Easily adapted for wheelchair access

Ideal for:

  • Renting out
  • A couple, small family or busy executives
  • Great for a teenage retreat, or for students living at home
  • A dream guest accommodation for visitors, especially if you have families visit for extended periods of time
  • Use the second bedroom as a study, library or sewing room

Stand Out:

  • One of our most popular designs, it has a sophisticated look that oozes appeal, and challenges the old-fashioned view of a granny flat
  • A beautifully-resolved design that incorporates mixed materials for a modern look equally suited to suburban backyards and rural settings
  • This design has been so popular with our clients that many have chosen to use it as their primary place of residence.

Carport option:

  • Area 36m²
  • Extended house roof line to carport
  • Fully lined ceiling
  • Colorbond metal fascia and gutter
  • 8 Eaves to match unit
  • Allowance for storm water connection
  • Fluorescent lighting to ceiling
  • 100mm Concrete slab to carport
  • Timber posts and supporting beams

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Standard Inclusions:

This information is intended to be a general outline for the guidance of intended Buyers and is subject to change without notice.

  • General
  • Building Permits & Mandatory Insurances
  • Master Builders or HIA Building Contract
  • Engineered Foundation Design
  • Full Working Drawings and Specifications
  • Structure (Concrete Slab)
  • Foundation for ‘S’ Class Soil
  • Treated Frames and Trusses
  • 2400mm High Ceilings
  • Earthworks for Envelope of Building
  • Termite Treatment to Australian Standard AS 3660-1
  • Roofing – Choice of Colour
  • Colourbond Roof – Custom Orb Profile
  • Colourbond Metal Fascia & Gutters
  • 600mm Eaves
  • 90mm PVC Downpipes
  • Plumbing
  • Internal connections Kitchen/Bathroom (excl. Laundry)
  • External Taps
  • External Walls
  • Hardies Prime line FC Cladding/li>
  • Sliding Window & Door – Choice of Colour
  • Bradnams Powder Coated Aluminium
  • Insect Screens to Sliding Windows and Doors
  • Obscure Glass to Bathroom window
  • Security keyed alike locks
  • Insulation (6 Star Energy Efficiency Compliance)
  • Sisalation to External Walls
  • Wall Insulation
  • Roof Blanket Insulation
  • Electrical
  • Downlights
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Ceiling Fan/Light
  • Double Power Points throughout/li>
  • Smoke Detectors as per Current Requirements
  • TV Points
  • Sub Board & Safety Switch
  • Heater/Fan Bathroom Light
  • Doors & Handles
  • Flush Panel Internal Doors
  • Stainless Steel Lever Action Door Handles
  • Internal Linings and Trims
  • 10mm Plasterboard to Walls & Ceiling
  • 68mm Skirting – 42mm Architraves – 90mm Cornice
  • Painting
  • 3 Coat Paint System
  • Internal Walls & Ceiling – 1 Colour
  • Internal Timber and Doors – Gloss – 1 Colour
  • External Cladding & Eaves – 1 Colour
  • Wardrobes
  • White melamine hat shelf and hanging rail
  • Bank of shelves and Drawers
  • Vinyl sliding doors
  • Tiling – Bathroom wet area (Builders Range)
  • Shower wall Tiles
  • Splashback tiles to Kitchen, Vanity and Skirting
  • Bathroom Floor Tiles
  • Kitchen
  • Post formed Laminated Benchtop
  • Overhead and Under Bench Cupboard – Sheen Finish
  • Pantry
  • Set of 4 drawers & Cutlery Tray
  • Set of 2 Pot Drawers
  • Westinghouse Stainless Steel Wall Oven
  • Westinghouse Ceramic Glass Cook Top
  • Westinghouse Stainless Steel Retractable Range Hood
  • Stainless Steel Single Bowl and Drainer Sink & Chrome
  • Bathroom
  • Close Coupled Toilet – Ceramic Pan and Cistern
  • 900mm Vanity with Ceramic Bowl and Laminate Top
  • Frameless Mirror over Vanity
  • Semi-Frameless Pivot Glass Shower Cubicle or Fixed Panel
  • Chrome Mixer to Vanity and Shower
  • Shower Rose on Rail with Soap Holder
  • Chrome Towel Rail and Toilet Roll Holder
  • Washing Machine Space (Design Specific)
  • Hot Water System
  • 125L Thermann Electric 3.6Kw or Gas Rinnai
  • Floor Coverings
  • Carpet to Bedrooms
  • Vinyl Plank Flooring to Main Areas
  • Patio – Under Roof (If Applicable)
  • Concrete Slab
  • 2 Treated Pine Posts
  • Colourbond Roof, Fascia and Gutter
  • PVC Downpipes
  • Exclusions – Except Where Noted
  • Earthworks Outside of the Building Envelope
  • Landscaping
  • Retaining Walls
  • Fencing

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