Custom Home Builders Melbourne
Registered Building Practitioner
We are a Registered Domestic Building Practitioner through the Victorian Building Authority.
We are a proud member of Australia’s largest national association for the residential building industry.
30+ Years Experience
Our principal Renay Van Unen, who has over 30 years of experience as a custom and period home building contractor, is your point of contact at every step.
Featured Period, Custom and Heritage Homes
Over the past 7 years I have issued 155 to 200 building permits for new dwellings for Australian Heritage Homes Pty Ltd. I have always found their workmanship and organisation skills to be of the very highest standards.
We would also like to take this opportunity to again thank you personally and everyone who was involved in the building of our home. The entire “building experience” through Australian Heritage Homes is one that we have enjoyed thoroughly.
Here at Australian Heritage Homes, we believe in turning houses into homes, and we know that we have the passion and the know-how to get you there. That’s why today, we’re discussing use cases and characteristics of the study of what makes homeowners love their homes so much.Read More
Choosing a rental property has a few basic rules. The most important, you are told, is location. It also holds second place and probably third and fourth. But what good is the right location if the house that’s available in it doesn’t fit the bill for attracting and keeping high calibre tenants?Read More
When you make a real estate purchasing decision, chances are that you’re looking to make it for the long term. Even if you’re flipping a house, or renting it out to tenants, you’re not buying a house, just to buy a house.Read More
When you were little, did you ever want to be a prince or a princess? Maybe you still have it in your plans to work royalty into your career path. Either way, chances are that you fantasized about living in a giant palace and reaping the benefits of royal life. Though the houses that we concept and build are generally of a slightly smaller size, castles around the world have served as excellent inspiration for many of our designs.Read More
There are a couple of main criteria that the Australian Heritage Homes wants to ensure that you keep in mind, throughout the process of building your dream home. The first may be the most frivolous, but bears reminding none the less- the look of your home. Yes, we do place importance on things looking pretty. The second may seem a bit more important to some- a level of comfort. We don’t particularly want you moving into your new home and hating every minute of it. But the last, is the one that we want to focus on today, safety. It’s the most foundational, and sometimes the hardest to keep up with.Read More
There are many spaces throughout your home that probably seem a little bit redundant. They’re an afterthought for decorating, but they’re also a gaping hole in your otherwise perfect plan. What do you put there? How do you clean it? They’re the architectural question marks of interior design. Luckily for you, the Australian Heritage Homes team is well-versed in all things redundant space related.Read More
With the sun finally starting to show its face, many of the landscaping projects that you’ve been putting off, can finally come to fruition. No more using the temperature outside as an excuse not to trim the hedge; No more blurring your eyes and viewing the haphazard shrubberies as… ”modern”; Finally, no more thinking that ‘today, is not the day.’ Today IS the day – to step outside, take a look at whatever patch of land you have, and decide how you’re going to optimize it for the spring and summer ahead.Read More
Let’s be honest. For those of us who live in Melbourne and the surrounding areas, we’re pretty proud of where we reside. As if the weather and scenery weren’t enough, we’re surrounded by some of the happiest people in the world, a plethora of things to do, and a real estate market which continues to grow stronger and stronger. The Australian Heritage Homes team is proud to be a part of the industry here, and inspired by each and every one of our valued customers.Read More
We’re all seeing the reports of Hurricane Harvey and Irma, with others on the horizon, and these are nothing new. For thousands of years, homeowners have ‘batten’d down the hatches’ and hidden in cellars while Mother Nature rages around us. It’s unfortunate and it’s unavoidable, and if you’re looking to help, we recommend that you can check out groups like this one. While natural disasters strike, they put everything in perspective.Read More
The seasons are changing, the leaves are going to come out to play and that means that a brand-new round-up of home renovation news is upon us. While the AHH team is local, and strives to accentuate the features that we’re so proud of in our area, we also love to draw inspiration from wherever we can. Here are articles that we found interesting and informative this month.Read More