/Get into the housing market with this bargain new build

Get into the housing market with this bargain new build

The living zone opens up at the rear of the home. Pictures: Burbank

Priced from less than $200,000, this Burbank house is aimed squarely at first-home buyers.

The Ivanhoe 179 is modern, functional and extremely liveable but, best of all, very affordable.

“It’s an attainable three-bedroom, two-bathroom home that craftily packs a great deal of style into its single-storey frame,” Burbank Group managing director Jarrod Sanfilippo said.

The home’s designer look is defined by the combination of sleek black finishes and crisp white palette.

It’s complemented by a clever floorplan that zones the main bedroom — with a walk-in wardrobe and ensuite — to the front, secondary bedrooms in the middle and the living area to the rear.

Mr Sanfilippo said the comfortable size of the secondary bedrooms had struck a chord with buyers because it provided kids with that much-needed space of their own.

The main bedroom, which overlooks the front of the home.

One of the secondary bedrooms.

The home opens up at the end of the hallway into a spacious living zone that connects seamlessly with the 9.35m-long covered alfresco deck.

The deck spans the full width of the house and is accessible through two sets of sliding doors off the meals area and family room.

Mr Sanfilippo said the alfresco zone was designed to give a heightened sense of space, bring more natural light indoors and provide a great outdoor entertaining set-up.

“This space has definite wow factor,” he said. “The expanse of this outdoor area means buyers can deck out the alfresco with multiple items of furniture, a sun lounge and dining set, if they like, and create a truly luxe outdoor entertaining area that also provides extra space for the kids to spill outside with their toys.”

The living zone flows to the alfresco area via two sets of sliding doors.

The home’s kitchen is positioned to have good views and connection with the family room, meals area and outdoor entertaining zone.

The deep-brown cabinetry provides a sophisticated and warming contrast to the other neutral-coloured finishes and gives the kitchen definition, depth and character.

“The striking light fittings above the kitchen’s floating island bench also add a definite statement to the space, as well as the practicality of better light when preparing meals,” Mr Sanfilippo said.

Other features that effortlessly fuse function and flair in this space include the reconstituted-stone benchtops, grey mirror splashback and double undermount sink.

Dark-brown cabinetry provides a sophisticated and warm contrast.

Benchtops are in reconstituted stone.

The Ivanhoe 179, as displayed at Thornhill Park estate in Rockbank, features the Drysdale facade, one of seven facade choices available for this home.

It has a glass entry door to enhance the exterior appeal but also bring natural light and warmth to the interior.

At a glance

Bedrooms: Three

Bathrooms: Two

Size: 238.32sq m including porch, alfresco zone and garage (as displayed)

Price: From $178,100; as displayed, $314,254

Address: Thornhill Park estate, 7 Wiltshire Blvd, Rockbank

Open: Noon-5pm Mon; 11am-5pm Tue-Sun

burbank.com.au

The Drysdale facade is one of seven choices.