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Putting the finishing touches on a Chateau


Selecting beautiful fixtured and finishings to compliment your home can be one of the most exciting, and well as one of the more expensive experiences for new custom home builders. Although we might recommend various fixtures and fittings which suit the style and architecture of each design, Chateau customers are free to choose from any supplier, anywhere.

Guidance may be needed where compliance with Australian codes or compatibility with other fittings is required. Our experts will advise you of the suitability of your selected appointment, and to find/manufacture/develop a way to incorporate it seamlessly into the home.

Over the years the team at Chateau have seen some absolutely stunning finishings and fixtures that have really added huge value and aesthetic impacts on our architect designed and custom built homes. To take a closer look at some of our more modern homes such as our Bondi Home project as well as some of our unusual architect designed homes like the luxury home - Turramurra House.

Fascinating examples of personal treasures which we have sourced for our most discerning customers for integration into their homes have included:

Ancient window grates rescued from a shipwreck

Polished timber columns from an Indian palace

Balinese temple doors

Fully working commercial bars including antique beer fridges

Rebuilt vaulted stone-flagged wine rooms

Preserved Stained glass and lead light windows

Handmade Italian wrought iron door furniture

Chinese fretwork ceilings

Lifts and dumb waiters

Car turntables and display garaging for a priceless car collection

Imported English kitchens

Imported German kitchens

Full sized cool rooms and stone cellars

Huge crystal chandelier from a Belgian opera house

Art gallery lighting

Sunken tubs, indoor pools, saunas, steam rooms and solariums

Hydronic heating, eco waste recycling and grey-water systems

Asian and kosher kitchens

Special prayer rooms

Planning for Feng Shui (general and family/site specific)

Where there is a will, there is a way!

Engaging with Chateau means your end result with be a beautiful custom designed home, that is master built. Take a look at some of our recent custom built homes and get in touch with our team of leading Sydney home builders via our enquiry form today.

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