Shelly Beach Dual Occ

Project Overview
The owners sort a Hamptons style Dual Occ in sunny Shelly Beach. Not far from the golf course and coast, the home need to promote lifestyle in keeping with the suburb. Each dual Occ has 3 spacious bedrooms and a separate upstairs living area which is highly recommended for such builds.


The relocation of council water mains in the nature strip for the driveway was an unfortunate development. Retaining wall needed to be build so the neighbours dog had to be considered.

Client Feedback

Brian and Cathy had owned their land for a number of years with the intent of eventually building their retirement home. The brief for Baxter was to knockdown, design and build a ‘Hamptons Style’ custom duplex that would maximise the allowable floor space area. Unit 1 was to provide a home for Brian and Cathy large enough to comfortably accommodate their family when they visited and Unit 2 was designed to appeal to the market and maximise their return on sale.

Tell us about yourself and why were you looking to build a home?

We were empty nesters based in Sydney and loved the Central Coast lifestyle. We wanted to build a house that we could use as a weekender and retire to in a few years time. We also wanted a home large enough for our children and grandchildren to use when they wanted.

What made you choose Baxter? Was there a deciding factor or something that made Baxter stand out from the rest?
We were referred to Baxter by a relative who had passed on very positive feedback about the company. Following our initial meeting we were very impressed. We liked the fact that their operation wasn’t too big and that we wouldn’t be just another job in a long production line. We liked the personal service that Baxter provided.
What do you love most about your home?
The quality of the build is definitely what we love most.
What was your favourite part of the experience working with the Baxter team?
We thoroughly enjoyed the experience of building our home. When any issue was raised the response was immediate which was very impressive. We also appreciated the teams input and suggestions during the build ensuring that the best outcome for us was always the most important consideration for Baxter.

Location: 74 Shelly Beach Rd, Shelly Beach
Budget circa: $800,000
Year: 2018
Storeys: 2
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
Garage: 1
Living: 2