North Beach

Looking to build a sustainable property through affordable design? The recently completed 53B Sorrento Street, North Beach is clear evidence this world leading method of construction is now available to customers in Western Australia through ISMART Building Group.

This fabulous home is the only one of its kind in Western Australia and one of only two in Australia being CERTIFIED PASSIVE HOUSE PLUS, and was proudly completed in just under six months for under $2,100 s/qm. That’s Impressive.

This is a truly indulgent 4 x 3 two-storey home. With open-plan living, theatre room, raking ceilings and an elevated walkway between upstairs bedrooms, this house embraces all the required elements of a passive home. Enjoy comfort and easy-living with Perimeter bulk insulation, High-performance double-glazed windows, Thermal bridge free construction, exceedingly high levels of airtightness and Heat recovery ventilation.

Upstairs, windows and doors to the northern and western elevations allow sun in winter. And because this home expertly combines crucial elements in the passive house process, north facing skillion roof design is also incorporated for optimal PV panel installation.

The lower floor allows for easy open-plan living. Kitchen, living and dining areas effortlessly connect within the same floor space. The beautifully custom crafted kitchen with generous island bench and striking copper backsplash is the true heart of this home, offering comfort and quality.

Moving into the laundry, this bonus space boasts floor to ceiling cabinetry on 3 walls and also houses the Heat Recovery Ventilation unit.  There is a generous full bathroom on the ground floor which is next to a large guest bedroom tucked away from the living areas and the theatre room. This creates a secluded private area which is perfect for any guest wanting their own space.

The theatre room is a WOW space that is spacious yet feels cosy. It boasts additional insulation in the walls and ceiling and acoustic Gyproc on the walls to ensure minimal influence on the rest of the home.

Through the centre of the home, Victorian ash and stainless-steel stairs rise up from the concrete polished floor to a floating landing. This creates the experience of being suspended in the centre of a vast two-storey open area and is one of the most striking features of the home.

The beautiful master bedroom is grand with a his and hers walk-in wardrobe. The master suite enjoys award-winning design and is finished to perfection with his and hers vanities and a standalone walk-in shower/bathtub room.

The remaining upstairs bedrooms are spacious and boast walk-in wardrobes to each. The main bathroom is located next to the bedrooms and is again large with a vanity, shower and bathtub.

Modern design meets affordable housing in this certified passive home.

Applying Passive House Principles for Comfortable, Healthy Homes