Storybook with a French Influence
This project was completed some time ago, proving the timeless nature of the ‘Storybook Look’. Remaining fresh & modern without dating unlike so many other architectural trends that continually seem to come and go. A ...
Selwyn Lane Estate
Here is a home designed for a beautiful property in the hills. The slope was exploited to gain views of the natural treed vistas and although a split level, we specifically designed all main living ...
Seaesta – Little Home by the Sea
“I felt if we went with a display home I would always think “what if” we had built a Storybook. So with encouragement from hubby I decided to ring them and find out a little ...
Lavers Hill House
Modern Clean Lines, but packed with Character. This skillion inspired contemporary home looks great from all angles. Designed for indoor / outdoor living, the alfresco area is accessed via wide bi-fold doors with access from ...
Here is an extension to an existing heritage building in New South Wales. We designed the addition to follow the existing roof line in respect of the height and the width of the project to ...
Modern and Beachy Split Level Design
Here is a sloping site design for a property with a cross-fall, difficult access, existing vegetation and north to the side. The clients wishlist included photos of several storybook homes, some with gables, others with ...
Beautiful Split Level Design making the most of the exceptional Mountain Views….
Storybook in 360 Degrees
Click here to view this Storybook Home in 360 degrees. See Blog Post for more information.
Design Presentation Example
Here is an example of a Standard Storybook Pre-Decision Design Package & Client Presentation. Click on the image to see a YouTube video.
Here’s a project we completed a while ago now. This one is a Bed and Breakfast cottage complex called ‘Brigadoon Cottages’. Why not check out their site!
A Different Take on our Design of February
Following a request from our clients, we have reworked our Design of February “Excelcior Manor” to give it a more traditional feel. With only minor amendments in the roof shapes and colours, the home takes ...
A Modern twist on Traditional Gothic is the best way to describe this home. The use of arches throughout the design works well with the neutral modern interiors. Split Levels within the home makes the ...
Building the Dream – Construction Pictures
Boundary Manor II
This stately design epitomises homeliness & comfortable family living with an emphasis on entertaining & indoor / outdoor.
Koornalla House Construction Pictures
Check out our blog showing the progression of this design from the initial concept through to the finished design now under construction… Click Here.
Boundary Road Manor
Eltham House – Split Level Design
This stunning gabled home in beautiful Eltham follows the natural contours of the land and is the perfect example of a Storybook Split Level Design Solution. The home features cathedral ceilings, 4 bedrooms, 3 living ...
Sit back with a glass of wine & relax in front of the open fire in this warm and cosy country manor.
Modern Contemporary – This home has it all. Open kitchen / living / meals opening out to decks and a pool. 3 car garage, huge master suite with walk in robe & ensuite, 3 large ...
Here are a few images of houses we have designed over the years.....
The Lake Houses
This is a Bed and Breakfast project designed and constructed at the edge of a lake. Although complex, the results were magical…
Buckingham Manor – Construction Images
Here is a beautiful home located in an inner city suburb of Melbourne, currently under construction. Included is a 3D sketch prepared at design stage.
Stone and Weatherboard
The Beach House
Fun, Vibrant, Bright & Relaxed are all words to describe this Beach House inspired Storybook Cottage…..
Coastal Hills Design
The fall of the land has lead to this modern split level extension adding significantly to the value of the existing home…..
This beautiful little Storybook Cottage features a mixture of bricks & weatherboards and fit nicely into its suburban setting.
Multi Unit Development
Here is an example of a Storybook Multi Unit Development. We made some cosmetic adjustments to the existing dwelling and designed two new homes in conjunction with the subdivision of the land.
Mc Killop Manor
This is another addition to our House of the Month section – Enjoy…
A timeless Weatherboard & Stone cottage contrasts with a contemporary upmarket interior framed in a beautiful bushland setting. .. Check out the youtube link showing Dragonfly featured on Channel 9′s Postcards program.
Here are a few images of Storybook bedrooms to help inspire you...
The mix of neutral colours, stepped decking, hips and gables creates a classic yet contemporary aesthetic. The home was designed specifically for the site & steps with the natural contours.
Beachy & Modern. This coastal inspired design mixes fun with sophistication…..
The Ridge – Accommodation Complex
This project incorporates an extension to an existing home and two pool side accommodation suites.
John Carroll House Extension
Storybook Cottages – Another Mix
Here is yet another mix of Storybook Cottages including a photo of our Head Office here in Victoria.
This Rustic Eltham inspired home is a blend of traditional lines with a rustic contemporary flair. The use of timber in the entry facade together with vertical colorbond, weatherboards and stone adds significantly to the appeal of the first impression.
Custom Kit Homes
Here is a typical example of one of Storybook's Custom Kit Homes. Gables, Cathedral Ceilings, Dormers, Verandahs - A careful balance of features is needed to create appeal, balance and proportion..
Here is an example of a Storybook Split Level Design. Taking into account council height requirements, the natural site contours, norther orientation, approach, overshadowing & overlooking, this design is the perfect response to the clients budget and wish list.
A Classic Storybook Manor House.... Stunning features and balance from every vantage point.....
Sophistication & beachy charm rolled into one. This stunning beach home shows what can be achieved when clients ideas & Storybooks creativity are combined....
White Sands II
Here are some more pictures of our coastal manor house project.... Enjoy....
A vast improvement to an existing quaint cottage. It's amazing what the addition of articulation can do for an otherwise uninteresting façade.
Here is a mix of recent designs with skillion roofs & not a gable in sight....
Modern & Contemporary
Clean lines & simplicity meet architectural drama in this Modern take on a Storybook Classic….
This design was based off the Dragonfly Cottages to be used as a 3 bedroom house rather than a Bed & Breakfast Cottage. Click on this link to see the floor plan & price.
Little White House
Little White House is a beautiful Bed & Breakfast Cottages in Emerald Victoria. It showcases the mix of creativity & close relationship between Storybook & their clients.
Here is a mix of storybook designs with a contemporary twist....
Eclectic Mix II
Extensions & Alterations
Rolling pastures & country views - this is like a blank canvas for the team at Storybook. The design solution here speaks for itself & reflects the owners detailed wishlist.....
Charming suburban infill development. The combination of the garden environment with the elegance of this home creates a winning appeal….
Here is a selection of the bathrooms in some of our designs to help inspire you... Each bathroom is a reflection of our client's individual style...
This Portsea inspired home combines all the elements of classic sophisticated beach style living. Classic look with clean lines & a subdued natural palette completes the effect...
Australian Kit Homes II
Here are some images of a home approaching lock-up stage with a mix of the original 3D concept drawings.
Gables, Gables and more Gables - Specifically designed for accommodation & home living, this Gable inspired retreat is designed for appeal. We know how to get full occupancy in accommodation projects & that is what we call the WOW factor.
This proposal was designed with the home having the potential to be used as an accommodation complex. Designed with a number of suites, the flexibility of use is incredible....
Riddells Creek Settlement
This split levelled home was designed to very specific developer imposed constraints. With a restrictive covenant, height controls and an unusually shaped building envelope, this home was a challenge for our designers.
Rutland Dual Occupancy
This project features a mix of brickwork & traditional weatherboards. A dual occupancy project designed to client specifications once again exceeding our expectations during construction.
Bright & Light
This dual occupancy project had to meet strict building guidelines & planning controls, while still achieving client expectations & everyone was delighted with the result.
Design of July, 2012
Here is our second offering to the Design of the Month category & interestingly it's an Extension! This dramatic traditional design is a renovation to an existing house located on a challenging site...
Design of June, 2012
A mix of contemporary styling with traditional shapes, this home is the first contribution to our Design of the Month feature on our website...
Here is a selection of the kitchens in some of our designs to help inspire you...
In the Trees
Here we have a serise of construction photos of a Storybook Split Level design.
Traditional Homes II
This is a mix of some of our recent Traditional Design Projects….
This duplex styled Townhouse features a mix of classic architectural styling & modern interior finish.
Modern Homes II
This is a mix of some of our recent Modern & Contemporary Design Projects….
Classic Collection II
Mohilla Beach House
This is a mix of some of our recent Traditional Design Projects….
This coastal inspired home features stunning ocean views. Elevated living areas through a split level design enhances the scene….
Bricks and Mortar
Here is a Storybook built in a mix of Bricks and Weatherboards….
This home has been designed to follow the natural slopes. With multiple split levels & living areas on the top level, the country views are maximised....
This is a small mix of some of our recent Contemporary Design Projects…. From skillion inspired beach homes to modern gabled architectural masterpieces….
Here are a few images of Storybook Living Areas to help inspire you...
Stately, Elegant & Timeless are all words that can be used to describe this stunning home. Featuring two accommodation suites, this home is idea for a home based accommodation business.....
Australian Kit Homes
Mix of Old & New
Seeing is Believing
It's amazing seeing one of our creations take shape and surprising just how close our 3D visualisations mirror reality...
Eclectic Mix 1
Under Construction Mix
Just a mix of houses post lock-up & nearing completion.
Set in the hinterland, this stone & weatherboard split level home complements its bushland surroundings.....
White Sands III
Small Cottages, Granny Flats, Studios and B & B's, Storybook has got them all...