This block, directly opposite popular Ettalong Beach, was under-utilised with a small weatherboard cottage taking up the front third and a large yard to the rear.

With raked ceilings and a coastal palette, this home makes the most of its location in beautiful Toowoon Bay. The exterior exudes traditional coastal style.With weatherboards and white timber trim highlighting stunning Santorini Stone, there’s a nod to Federation style,

Another meticulous renovation from Kyal and Kara where we helped flesh out their vision. This late 60s, clad fibro and tile bungalow didn’t have a lot going for it. It was pokey and dark with some 80s additions. But it

Originally an elevated, single level dwelling, this renovation takes advantage of the void below to create a large modern home. The upstairs area was gutted and reconfigured to create an open plan kitchen, dining and living area, three bedrooms (main

As part of the Toowoon Bay Renovation undertaken by they wanted a backyard, self-contained studio. The brief was for a light-filled space with a good flow between indoors and outdoors. Basically a stylish and modern beach shack. At only

Embarking on a back-to-studs renovation isn’t for the faint hearted, but with a clever design that could be completed in sections the clients and their children were able to remain in the home as it metamorphosed around them.

This two storey home in a popular beach suburb had good bones but needed serious updating. This was a project undertaken by In consultation with them we produced building plans, 3D renders and Council DA plans. The large front

This home is another collaboration between Etchells and Kyal and Kara. The aim was to create the ultimate family beach home, with a fusion of Mediterranean and Australian coastal styles.

Most new builds are, to some extent, about creating a lifestyle, but none more so than this waterfront home, located on Soldiers Beach in Port Stephens just 1 hour north of Newcastle.

The brief for this substantial 400+ sqm coastal home was to create a large, Hampton’s style family home while exploiting the opportunity for extra income through a self contained secondary dwelling.