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Keep up to date with the latest in in building and design.

We realise you may have lots of questions about building a new home, so our blog is where we’ll be helping you with answers to common – and not so common – design and construction queries, providing style inspiration and sharing some of our own favourite spaces. From building advice to design, interiors and styling, we’ve got you covered.


Local team offer a lifetime of experience

Local Building and Design Consultants Jack Walker & Simone Taylor, are a distinguished part of the WA Country Builders & Rural Building Company story since its establishment in the South West. Read more here.

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A room-by-room tour of the Eucalyptus

There’s something wonderfully familiar and comforting about the Eucalyptus. Maybe it’s because our designer was inspired by classic elements, such as tumbled red brick, painted weatherboards, gables and exposed rafter ends. Maybe it’s the colours of nature and the earthy, natural materials.

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Keeping grounded in the building boom

WA Country Builders & the Rural Building Company have continued to meet a 12-14 month administration and construction building time frame, despite the increase in demand from the building grants. 

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New Display Home in Albany

This is one of the many display homes that WA Country Builders & the Rural Building Company have opened in the region in the past three years. Previous homes include the award winning Kalgan Contemporary & Blaxland Retreat. Read more here.   

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A room-by-room tour of the Milpara Estate

The Milpara Estate is our third display home in the Great Southern. After setting the bar high with the first two, we’re pretty sure we’re onto another winner with this latest showcase. Coming hot on the heels of not one, but two award-winners, the Milpara Estate had to be something special. So we took a […]

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5 reasons to call the Avon Valley home

With its rich history and spectacular scenery, the Avon Valley is the quintessential country escape. Towns such as York, Northam and Toodyay have long been favourites with weekend visitors browsing the antique stores, buying pastries from the local bakeries and exploring WA’s heritage.

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Designing a new home in 2021

Moving to regional Western Australia is set to become a reality for more and more people in 2021 as they leave the city in search of a rural lifestyle.

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Time to make the move?

If you’ve been considering a move to regional WA, it’s probably an itch that needs scratching more than ever given the year we’ve just had. And you wouldn’t be alone.

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First Slab for Government Grants

We are excited to announce that we have poured the first slab for our South West client Holly, who has qualified for the HomeBuilder, Building Bonus & First Home Owner Grants. Read the full article here.

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A room-by-room tour of the Airlie Beach

We’ve taken some of our favourite design features to showcase a fresh, light-filled home perfect for a coastal location. You’ll find raking ceilings, weatherboards, big, indoor/outdoor living spaces and options for study, work and home entertainment in this delightful four-bedroom residence. Living and entertaining areas are generous and flexible, and all the bedrooms are double-sized, […]

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