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Goode Beach Albany Project Update

The Retreat Design crew have been busy on site at our renovation project located in the stunning Goode Beach area of Albany. Boasting panoramic views of the coast, this project was always going to be impressive! With two powder rooms and an ensuite featuring the striking Honed Travarola Bianco Vein Cut Marble tiles the design [...]

6 Year Review – Floreat Renovation

As part of a new blog series we will be revisiting some of our previous projects to get a feel for how our clients have settled in to their spaces and what their thoughts are a few years on from project completion. This month we are featuring this impressive Floreat project we completed 6 yrs [...]

New Showroom Taking Shape

Renovation works have begun at our new showroom and we are pleased to see great progress made in less than a week. With exciting plans for a much larger and accessible showoom, our trades have been busy completing demo, construction of internal walls, reconfiguring windows and stripping the interior to allow for our new kitchen [...]

How The HomeBuilder Grant Can Assist You

Thinking of renovating? Long dreamt of a new kitchen, bathroom or full home renovation? Then the Government’s HomeBuilder grant of $25,000 may be an incentive to act now. Working with established builders, Retreat Design regularly undertakes large scale projects for new builds and full home renovations that are substantial enough to qualify for the $25,000 [...]

Retreat Design Is Moving

Exciting news from Retreat Design… After 13 years in our Subiaco location we are on the move! We can’t wait to relocate to a bigger and brighter showroom at 156 Onslow Rd Shenton Park. As of 1st June, our Hay St Subiaco showroom will be closing as we pack up and get organised for the [...]

Project Review │South Fremantle Residence

This impressive 1800 sqm residence in South Fremantle includes a main house with kitchen, 4 x bathrooms, laundry and living room cabinetry. A guesthouse at the back is well equipped with a second kitchen, office, bathrooms and rooftop terrace to take in views over the Port city. Working directly with the client who had a [...]

How Much Is A New Kitchen?

The latest 2019/20 HIA Kitchens and Bathrooms survey found the average value of a kitchen installed in new homes to be $22,403 which is now lower than the $24,014 average value of kitchens installed as part of renovations. This is also lower than the average cost of the previous year which reported it as $26,280. [...]

Abbetthaus featured in Inside Out Magazine

    We were thrilled to see Abbetthaus featured in the April 2020 issue of Inside Out Magazine. Completed in 2018, this Certified Passivhaus (or Passive House as its known in Australia) was built on a compact 213 sqm block in Scarborough, adhering to strict sustainable and thermal properties in its construction to achieve optimal [...]

Moving Away From Modular Cabinetry

Retreat Design prides itself on the ability to custom make kitchen components to suit your unique space.   Whilst Ikea, Bunnings and other imported flat pack cabinetry suppliers are limited to modular sizes, our manufacturing partners can custom make any size cabinets that need to be produced to create your dream kitchen. With modular cabinetry [...]
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