Three Generations of

Custom
Melbourne
Homes

Custom
Melbourne Homes

Building a New Home

Tailor one of our own designs to suit your land and desires, or fully design a unique house layout that best suits the piece of land and your requirements.

Renovations

Do you want to add an extension to your existing home? Are you looking at evolving an area of your home into something new and exciting? We're here for you.

Knock Down Rebuilds

Sometimes your home just isn’t quite as you’d like it to be. We don’t just specialize in home builds and renovations, we’re also great at starting over with you.

Home Offices

We specialise in creating home office spaces, from renovating existing rooms to extensions, garage repurposing and constructing dedicated structures to create a home office perfect for your situation.

Sustainable Homes

Living in a comfortable home doesn’t have to cost the Earth. We are green, smart and sustainable home builders who will save you money while offering you the comforts that you deserve.

Who We Are

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Building Dreams,
One Home at a Time.

We are proud to be a family-owned company with a rich history of building exceptional custom homes in Melbourne. Australian Heritage Homes were founded by Siggy Van Unen, father of the current owner/operator, Renay van Unen, who has been building with the family business for the past 25 years.

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Registered Building Practitioner

We are a Registered Domestic Building Practitioner through the Victorian Building Authority.

Registered Building Practitioner

We are a Registered Domestic Building Practitioner through the Victorian Building Authority.

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HIA Member

We are a proud member of Australia’s largest national association for the residential building industry.

HIA Member

We are a proud member of Australia’s largest national association for the residential building industry.

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30+ Years Experience

We have over 30 years of experience as custom and period home building contractors.

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.

Working With an Existing Property
or Looking for a Custom Build?

We know that building a home isn’t without its challenges. That’s why we provide a full start to finish service for your project, give you peace of mind throughout every stage of the build.

Testimonials

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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.

Andrew & Carol

Croydon
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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.

G.L. Bird

Civil and Structural Engineer
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Thank you AHH for going the extra mile and building our dream home to our exacting standards. From design to competition Renay and his team were pleasant to work with and offered creative ideas throughout the project to give us a quality home that exceeded our expectations.

Mick & Shel

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To Renay & Gang. It was a great experience working with Renay and the team. It was important for us to partner with someone who would work with us throughout the process, helping us refine our ideas and realise the vision we had for the house. We're thrilled with the result.

Derek & Stefanie

Building a Greener Future

Discover the Benefits of Green Living with Australian Heritage Homes.

We create green, smart, sustainable homes that save you money while offering you the comforts that you deserve. Historically, all of our homes are well-built, minimize your carbon footprint and offer measures automatically integrated into our designs.

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