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Brand New Build is An Absolute Joy

09 May 2021
New homes rarely become available in this tightly-held north shore pocket!

SOLD! Our Custom Built Homes Truly Pass the Test of Time

01 March 2021
Record sale by Ray White Upper North Shore for a Chateau-built Roseville 5-bedder!

Guide: How To Make Your Home Feel Minimalist

02 August 2020
Minimalist home design has really taken off in recent years. Here are our top 7 tips to redesign your home!

Award Winning Home Builder Turns 50 This Year!

22 May 2020
Fifty years is one of life's milestones - and in today's challenging times, 50 years in the life of a business is a milestone which deserves to be celebrated.

Dovedale Estate: Your Dream Home in Sydney's Northwest!

04 May 2020
A brand new estate in Glenhaven provides a rare opportunity for a custom home in established neighbourhood.

COVID-19: An Update From Our Directors

17 April 2020
A message from the Directors of Chateau Architects + Builders, providing an update on the current Covid-19 pandemic.

What Type Of Home Builder Is Best For You?

27 December 2019
What is the difference between a project home, an achitect + independent builder and an architectural designer builder?

2019 NSW MBA Award Winners!

08 September 2019
The glitz & glamour of the 2019 NSW MBA Awards were hosted at The Star, Pyrmont where we walked away as proud winners of two awards on the night!

We Wish Lois A Happy and Relaxing Retirement

02 September 2019
We said our goodbyes to a wonderful employee last Friday, Lois Alders who has been part of the Chateau family for more than 22 years!

Seaforth Story: Part III

29 May 2019
In this month's edition, we awill be showing you the interior components coming together for this custom home build in the Sydney suburb of Seaforth in Sydney's Northern Beaches.

Strong result second time round in Kenthurst

15 May 2019
A change in the market didn't impact the sale price of a stunning acreage that had to be relisted, writes Katrina Creer (NewsLocal)

A Chateau Designed Home Sells For Over $6m

14 February 2019
The Sydney house that has made it’s owner $1 million in two years!

Seaforth House: Part II

06 February 2019
Chateau Architects + Builders start the construction phase of this magnificent Seaforth House in Sydney’s Northern Beaches.

New Tech: An Energy Generating Brick?

17 January 2019
The King’s College, in London, has developed a thermogalvanic brick that generates electricity as we look at more sustainable options for future home builds.

Seaforth Story: Part I

29 November 2018
This Seaforth Project is one of our favourites. Have a sneak peek into the construction of this landmark residence of Grandview Grove, Seaforth.

Real Estate Magazine: Seaforth Trophy Home On The Market

11 October 2018
Seaforth trophy home is a flawless fusion of style, luxury and location.

AUCTION: Full Brick Chateau Residence in East Side Location

11 August 2018
This custom home was built over 14 years ago. It just goes to show that fashion comes and goes but class is permanent!

Warrawee Story: Part IV

27 July 2018
And here we are - the finished Warrawee House in Sydney's North Shore. In this month's edition, we show you the finished home in its final form!

Top 4 Tips For Keeping Those Entertaining Areas Toasty This Winter

12 June 2018
With Sydney suddenly hitting single digits on the temperature gauge, we need to try to stay warm as best we can this winter!

Real Estate: Luxury Eastside Residence, Pool, Tennis Court, Stroll to Rail

30 April 2018
Showcasing sumptuous estate living, this near new family residence offers a flowing layout and entertainment spaces plus elegant outdoor leisure.

Warrawee Story: Part III

17 April 2018
In this month's edition, we awill be showing you the interior components coming together for this master build in the Sydney suburb of Warrawee in Sydney's North Shore.

INSPECTION: 7 Imhoff Place, Kenthurst this Saturday!

21 February 2018
A grand Kenthust home, designed by our team at Chateau, is open for Inspection this Saturday!

Warrawee Story: Part II

19 December 2017
Follow Chateau Architects + Builders start the construction phase of this magnificent Warrawee House in Sydney’s North Shore.

Riverview Testimonial - A Warm Message From Some Past Clients

18 December 2017
A warm message from some past clients in Sydney's Lower North Shore!

Warrawee Story: Part I

09 November 2017
Chateau Architects + Builders share the plans for a master built home in Warrawee within Sydney's Upper North Shore.

Chateau Architects Builders Home Sold For A Record Sum

19 September 2017
A Chateau-built home in Pymble took out the title as the highest sale last week not only in Sydney but the state - and rightly so..

SPRING FAIR | Saturday 9 September

11 September 2017
Chateau were Gold Sponsors for the biennial Wahroonga Public School Spring Fair. We love to get involved with the local community.

St Ives Story: Part IV

04 September 2017
And here we are - the finished home. In this month's edition, we show you the finished custom home in final form located in Sydney's North Shore!

St Ives Story: Part III

06 August 2017
In this month’s edition, we are exploring the interior components coming together for this master build in the Sydney suburb of St Ives.

St Ives Story: Part II

05 July 2017
Chateau Architects + Builders delve into the exterior elements of this designer home in the heart of St Ives in Sydney’s North.

St Ives Story: Part I

02 June 2017
Chateau Architects + Builders share the plans for their new custom home build in the heart of St Ives in Sydney’s Upper North Shore.

Turramurra House Video #2 - Client Interview

09 January 2017
We interviewed Kirsty, and she walks us through her stunning Turramurra House built by Chateau

UPDATED Chateau Architects + Builders Houzz Profile

06 December 2016
We've recently added new photos, albums and Houzz "Ideabooks" to our online profile..

Mosman House Video #2 - Client Interview

05 November 2016
Meet Kathy, the owner of the Mosman House. She talks us through the process of building her designer home with us

Top 4 Tips to Keep Warm This Winter

28 September 2016
Chateau Architects and Builders have some handy tips to stay warm for this particular chilly winter!

Domain: Spectacular award winning modern sanctuary in prestigious enclave

23 June 2016
Domain Special: Spectacular award winning modern sanctuary in prestigious enclave

Real Estate Magazine: Grand Elegance Bound to Sweep You Off Your Feet

07 June 2016
A stunning Seaforth home, designed by our team at Chateau features in a local newspaper, The Manly Daily!

Designer Bedrooms in Mosman Home

26 May 2016
The best past is moving in. Take a peek at the designer bedrooms in our Mosman home.

Residential Architects advise tips for luxury home move

29 April 2016
The keys have been handed over to your brand new luxury home… now what?

Luxury Home in Mosman Calls for SkyGlass Installation

16 March 2016
SkyGlass is a fantastic material for a minimalistic and clean finish. 

Mosman House: An Exterior With an Edge

22 February 2016
Award winning custom home builders take the inside design into the outside exterior for the ultimate design effect.

VIDEO: Meet our Design And Trades Team

17 February 2016
Meet the talented team of designers and tradespeople behind custom home builders, Chateau Architects and Builders.

Three Winning Trends for 2016

08 February 2016
We take a look at 3 of the biggest trends for luxury homes in 2016

Upstyling your living space: From luxury home builders

14 January 2016
Upstyle your living space with some timeless design tips from luxury home builders Chateau Architects and Builders

Home Design Tips: Going Minimal in Your Home

15 December 2015
How do you achieve a minimalistic look in your home? Here’s 5 tips to get you started

Mosman House: Adding Services and Stormwater to the Home

27 November 2015
Mosman House update: This week we delve into the construction of the garage as well as the laying of the services. Read more below..

Mosman House: Construction of the Pool

13 November 2015
Have you ever tried to design a front or back yard yourself? Chateau Architects and Builders can look after the entire process to take the stress out of it

Storage Secrets for your Home

04 November 2015
Homes are lived in and often messy, especially if you have a family. Here are five ways to have 'everything in its right place'.

Chateau Announced as 2015 MBA Winners in Design & Construction

09 September 2015
Chateau's Collaroy Beach Residence has won Master Builders Excellence award won votes for the second time.

The Exterior of your Home Matters

30 July 2015
This time we look at the exterior of the custom built home; exploring 5 key design elements.

Mosman House: Kitchen, Carpentry & Oak Floorboards

30 June 2015
Architects show a glimpse inside this Mosman home.

Where we are at: Mosman House

29 June 2015
A progress update from our North Sydney Build.

Furnishing your new home - a checklist

12 May 2015
The 5 Tip Checklist to Furnishing you New Home

Top 5 Australian Sources to Inspire you

04 May 2015

Chateau bring you 5 excellent architecture and design sources to inspire.

Mosman Luxury Home Build - Inside the interior

28 April 2015
Here’s our monthly check-in on our beautiful, custom built luxury home in Mosman.

Happy Birthday Chateau

26 April 2015
45 years as leading Sydney Architects and Builders

Moving in time! A checklist from Sydney Builders

24 March 2015
You'd be surprised how easily some of these tasks are forgot!

Mosman Progress Update from Our Custom Home Builders

16 March 2015
Custom home builders Chateau share the most recent photos on their Mosman project.

Keep your luxury home in tip-top shape

29 January 2015
Luxury home builders Chateau talk through the seasonal 'must dos' to keep your home in tip-top condition.

7 Questions to Ask your Sydney Builder

15 January 2015
It's sometimes tricky to know where to start when selecting a Sydney builder. To help, we've compiled a list of questions to ask your new home builder.

Progress Update: Custom home builders in Mosman

28 December 2014
Our custom home builders are hard at it building this fantastic Mosman home.

Phase 2 of Mosman Luxury Home Build

15 December 2014
From the ground - up! Here we are at phase 2 of our Mosman Construction brought to you by luxury home builders Chateau!

Sydney Builders Begin Groundwork for Mosman Home

05 December 2014
Stage one of construction for our latest 'Mosman Home' - Demolition, Excavation and block work. Take a look..

Great meeting you at Grand Designs Live Sydney!

10 November 2014
Pictures from the recent Grand Designs Live show in Sydney. The team at Chateau would like to say thanks to everyone who came and said hello!

Exciting Mosman custom build

28 October 2014
Chateau architects and builders share elevations and pictures of their new home build getting underway in Mosman.

We're exhibiting at Sydney's Grand Designs Live show.

17 October 2014

Come and see multi-award winner Chateau Architects and Builders at this year's Grand Designs show

Home Office Designs for Modern Homes

17 October 2014
Need inspiration to aid the design of your home office space? Let's explore some key areas to consider in your design process..

Project Near Completion: New Home Builders at Our Best!

24 September 2014
We revisit our Collaroy new home build as we near completion on this exciting project. Let's take a look around at the exquisite exterior..

New Home Build In Collaroy Revisited - New features

21 August 2014
We check in on two additional features from our new Collaroy build: Internally we have two things and outside we have a deck to maximise the ocean views!

Chateau Wins 3 HIA Awards

03 August 2014

Sneak Peek into New Build on the Northern Beaches

30 July 2014
We're on the ground with Chateau's construction team as we take a sneak peek into some of the key features of a custom built Northern Beaches home.

Must Haves for Designer Homes

15 July 2014
Today’s designer homes really only have one rule: be unique. Try reading this article for some inspiration!

Top 5 Architecture Trends for Modern Homes in 2014

30 June 2014
Top 5 Architecture Trends for Modern Homes in 2014

Top 10 Things to Consider For Your Luxury Bathroom

20 June 2014
What does it take to make your bathroom one of relaxation, calm and luxury? We look at some fabulous examples. 

Why Architects and Builders Can't Get Along - The Non-Love Story

10 June 2014
Why Architects and Builders Can't get along - The Non-Love Story

Inside Chateau's Recent Completion - Mosman House

03 June 2014
Chateau Architect Peter Allison, walks you through the newly completed Mosman House. Stunning Views; stunning custom home.

Tips For Preparing Your House For Sale

19 May 2014
Moving your family into you brand new home, requires considered preparation to successfully sell your current home. New home builder Chateau talk through what to do when preparing your house for the big sell.

Checklist for House Builders: before construction starts on your new home

12 May 2014
Before construction begins on your brand new home, you need to run through this checklist.

Part 2 - Residential Architects & their relationship with Residential Builders

15 April 2014
We explore part 2 of the series, the relationship between Residential Architects and Residential Builders in new home building

Part 1 - The Architect Builder Relationship and How it's Vital to your New Home

09 April 2014
The first of the series, the relationship between architects and builders and how it is vital to your new home.

Our History - The 1970 Dream to Leading Custom Home Builders

31 March 2014
The concept of Chateau Homes was first contemplated by Company Director Malcolm McDonald in November 1969 with the view to providing home buyers with a luxury, custom design alternative to project home building.

Top 5 Tips for Building Your Custom Home (& enjoying the process)

21 March 2014
Here are the top 5 picks to building your custom home, and enjoying the process from the team at Chateau Architects + Builders

The Custom Home Building process - from Design phase to completion

12 March 2014
An in-depth look at the process of working with a custom home builder, from the concept and home design stage to home construction.

Castle Hill - Chateau's Home for 44 Years. We Feature in Hills Shire Times This Week

19 February 2014
Established in 1970, Chateau Architects and Builders have spent more than 44 years in Castle Hill. We were thrilled to feature in the Hills Shire Times this week.

Hub of Your Home - Kitchen Considerations

14 February 2014
Chateau Architects and Builders talk through major points for consideration when planning and building your kitchen.

Getting Started: Planning For Your New Home

30 January 2014
Building a new home, especially a custom designed home is a very exciting process indeed, and one that requires a great deal of planning - Chateau shares a valuable resource with you to help you get started.

Inside Chateau's MBA 2013 Home - The exclusive custom built Clarke House, Turramurra

22 January 2014
Chateau Architect Peter Allison takes you inside Clarke House, Turramurra. Finalist custom built home at the 2013 MBA Awards.

Putting the finishing touches on a Chateau

15 January 2014
Chateau talks finishings and attachments for your beautiful modern home

Featured in MBA Annual Excellence in Housing

16 December 2013
Master Builder annual publication 'Excellence in Housing Awards'

Featured in Building News December - HIA-CSR NSW Home of the Year

16 December 2013
We were delighted to feature on the front cover of this month's 'Building News'

Chateau Talks Development

03 December 2013
We explore Chateau's approach to development of your property.

What is the best value option for your property

25 November 2013
What are the best value options for your property? Read this article to find out..

The Price of a Custom Built Home

18 November 2013

Exploring what's in the price of a custom built Chateau Home

Home Magazine - 26th October 2013

26 October 2013
Chateau Architects+Builders as featured in Home Magazine on the 26th October 2013.

Making the most of your Site and Land

23 October 2013

You've got your ideal site in mind.. Now then, how to make the most of it?

Boom in the Auction Market - September Strongest Month on Record

11 October 2013

September brings a property boom for Sydney set to make September the strongest month on record.

Chateau Architects + Builders - Master Builder's Award Winner, 2013

08 October 2013

In this published press release:
Sydney based Chateau Architects + Builders are the delighted recipients of the prestigious NSW Master Builders Association’s Excellence in Housing Awards, for ‘Best Design and Construct House in NSW, $1-2 million’. 

Best Design and Construct House in NSW, $1-2m

01 October 2013

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01 October 2013

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17 May 2013