building on difficult & sloping sites made easy
Building on difficult & sloping sites made easy

Difficult & Sloping Blocks

Southeast Queensland is characterised by its treed, steep and hilly terrains. These qualities bring enormous appeal to its many established and leafy suburbs. As southeast Queensland’s urban areas are developed, and demand for new housing increases, the only affordable land is often steep, sloping, irregular, or small, narrow blocks (under 10 metres wide). Difficult sites often present other issues like planning overlays, active soils, fill and difficult access.

Narrow & Sloping Lot Designs

10m & 12m size lots

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Avoid unnecessary work and expense

Other building companies will most likely want to level your block of land in order to sell you one of their standard project homes. This type of approach often buries up to $80,000+ in unnecessary and environmentally irresponsible ground works.

Be wary of low advertised prices for ‘off the shelf’ designs. Consider the additional costs associated with retaining walls, hitting rock, slippage, engineering and drainage, and the prospect of looking at large ugly embankments.

To minimise cost, each home should be designed in response to its environment, it should take advantage of the fall of the land and the shape of the block.

breezewayhouse will design your new home to optimise views, privacy, cooling breezes and cross ventilation as well as passive solar orientation. Simply put, we design your home to promote natural heating and cooling. Your home will feel more comfortable to live in, you’ll save money on your power bill and you’ll reduce your impact on the environment.

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Choosing a builder that works with you

It is important to choose a building company that works with you, invites you to consider all your options, and takes a flexible approach when building on a sloping or difficult site.

breezewayhouse understands the importance of creating harmony between a building and its natural environment. This knowledge allows us to achieve one of our key objectives – building well designed, quality homes to a budget on difficult and sloping sites.

Examples of custom builds on difficult blocks

Downward Sloping

 
 
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 2
  • 15.5m

Greenview

A serene and contemporary home designed to capture the beauty of the landscape. The exterior has a clean finish with a harmonious blend of…

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  • 4
  • 4
  • 2
  • 2
  • 12m

Flumen

This double storey house has two self-contained living spaces – upstairs and downstairs with river views on a river side sloping block.

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 2
  • 17m

Bellusview

A beautiful house that captures a beautiful view. Built on a sloping block in Brisbane.

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Upward Sloping

 
 
  • 4
  • 3
  • 1
  • 2
  • 10m

Admodo

A spacious residence custom-designed to fit a narrow, sloping block. The difficult nature of the block subjected to flooding presented itself as an opportunity…

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  • 5
  • 3
  • 1
  • 2
  • 17m

Hamilton

An exquisite Hamptons-style home tailor-made to suit the steepness of the block. The design utilises the slope of the site to cleverly and functionally…

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  • 5
  • 3
  • 1
  • 2
  • 10m

Rawson

Another one of Breezeway House’s great sloping, narrow block house designs.

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Side Sloping

 
 
  • 5
  • 4
  • 2
  • 2
  • 17m

Willow 2

A spectacular Hampton’s-style home built for a luxurious lifestyle. This was the clients’ dream home and had to be meticulously designed to correlate with…

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 1
  • 2
  • 23.5m

Osterly

A wonderful family home with a modern Australian house design. Yeronga, Brisbane.

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 2
  • 19m

Chatswood 2

A contemporary and artistically crafted house that is designed to suit the slope of the natural terrain. The elevated entrance captures the attention of…

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Irregular Site

 
 
  • 4
  • 4
  • 2
  • 2
  • 18m

Chester

A traditional family home with a classic design, crafted to make the most of an unusually shaped block. This home features spectacular high ceilings…

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 2
  • 22m

Henri

This uniquely designed family home complements its semi-rural, high bushfire risk environment in Chapel Hill

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
  • 2
  • 20m

Montay

A striking single-storey home built to capture the spectacular views out to the mountains. The build is raised on poles, hovering amidst the trees…

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