Australia’s Best Houses

Time Schedule

Tue 19:00 | Wed 22:30 | Thu 11:00 | Fri 15:00

Overview

Australia’s Best Houses brings to life the heart and soul of everything house and home. Author and host, Gary Takle, is on a quest to discover what really makes a house work. Each episode grabs the audience’s attention while walking them through some of the most exciting and visually stunning houses in the country. From sprawling country estates to urban homes in compact spaces, viewers of Australia’s Best Houses get an up­ close look inside some of the most inspiring dwellings around, while in-­depth interviews allow them to meet the professionals who create them. Whether you have a small budget or money is of no concern than this series has something for everyone.

11 – 17 Nov: Episode 3

Architectural commentator, Gary Takle will walk you through some of the best houses in this nation. This episode includes four remarkable homes each with their own interpretation on contemporary living. We visit a mind blowing modern renovation of Californian bungalow in Melbourne, a sprawling country house in Bendigo, an opulent double story house in Adelaide and a multi million dollar architectural home in Perth. Each house will give you some ideas you can use in your own home.

Episode 4

Host, Gary Takle, visits a remarkable renovation in Melbourne. The front of the home is quiet humble but what is behind is a great surprise.  We also see a modern take on a traditional Australian homestead. You be the judge are these Australia’s Best Homes.

Episode 5

Host, Gary Takle, walks you through a mix of four very unique homes.  From modern chic to traditional charm, each will captivate you and inspire you.   Whether you are renovating or not this series is engaging and entertaining.

Episode 6

Today its all about country houses.  There is something about our house in rural Australia  Its a sanctuary away from the hustle and bustle from the city.  Each home in this episode has its own unique charm and character.  Whether a move to the country is for you or not this episode is engaging and entertaining.

Episode 7

Luxury Episode

Architectural commentator, Gary Takle will walk you through some of  the best houses in this nation.  This episode includes four remarkable homes each with their own interpretation on Luxury living.   We visit a mind blowing mansion on the outskirts of Canberra and the luxury Vintage Estate in the Hunter Valley.  Each house will give you some ideas you can use in your own home.

Episode 8

Luxury Apartment Living Episode

Host, Gary Takle, visits the most amazing luxury apartments in Australia.  We travel from the From the 40th floor of the Oracle building on the gold coast to the award winning Place on Brougham in Adelaide.   Gary finishes with a mind-blowing home in Port Melbourne. Whether luxury Apartments or you thing or not this episode is engaging and entertaining.

Episode 9

Renovation Episode

There is something engaging about seeing a worn out house transformed into amazing home right before your eyes. Architectural commentator, Gary Takle will visit four abodes that are virtually unrecognisable.  He’ll walk you through four remarkable homes that will absolutely blow your mind.   An interior make over in Canberra, an historical renovation in Sydney and a total transformation of seventies brick house.  You wont believe your eyes. You be the judge are these Australia’s Best Homes.

Episode 10

Architectural commentator, Gary Takle will walk you through some of  the best houses in this nation.  This episode includes four remarkable homes each with their character and charm.   In this episode We literally travel from one coast of Australia to the other.  A modern home in Perth to a resort styled home in Nowra NSW.  Each house will give you some ideas you can use in your own home.

Episode 11

Take at look at future architecture with a walk through an ultra modern house in Geelong Victoria. Architectural commentator, Gary Takle will also walk you through some beautiful houses that will help you get some ideas you can use in your own home. Including a couple of display homes and a wonderful heritage looking home that was designed to look one hundred years old.

Episode 12

In this episode Gary does something entirely different.  This episode all about prefab house.  Yes that is right, all four houses have been built in a factory and been shipped out the sites on which they sit.  You wont believe how far modular housing has come.

Episode 13

Architectural commentator, Gary Takle will walk you through some of the best houses in this nation. This episode includes four remarkable homes each with their own sense of style and character. We visit a mind blowing modern Vila that is the most dramatic house Gary has ever seen. Its sits perched on the side of a mountain with extraordinary ocean views. This could be Australia’s best house.  Each home in this episode will leave viewers inspired.

Episode 14

Architectural commentator, Gary Takle will walk you through some of the best houses in Australia. This episode includes four remarkable homes each with their own sense of style and character. We visit homes on both sides of the price spectrum.  An affordable home in Brisbane and we reveal and amazing Hampton’s style home in Mount Martha Vittoria.  The Hampton’s style is really taking off in Australia.   All the home will offer viewers some inspiration they can use in their home.

Episode 15

Sustainablility is now as an important part of home design as a floor plan and in this episode Gary visits two remarkable sustainable homes.  One in Margaret river in Western Australia and the other a nine star energy efficient house in Geelong Victoria.   Both very different in aesthetics and design but both beautiful.  Viewers can glean what they see and use it as  inspiration they can use in their home.

Episode 16

We start the show with a viewing of a beautiful Bed and Breakfast in Gippsland Victoria that has been created to look 100 years old and finish the show with a tour of a modern luxury apartment right next door tot he Sydney opera house.  This is an episode of variants. Every home here will offer viewers some inspiration they can use in their home.

Episode 17

With our cities bursting at the seams town planers are encouraging developers to build upwards.  In this episode we view four new apartment buildings and find out how apartment living has become so popular and why it so different to times past.  Everyone who has a home will be inspired by some of the ideas in this episode and use them in their own home.

Episode 18

What better way to get ideas for your new home then to test drive them yourself.  In this episode we showcase four beautiful homes that viewers can actually stay in.  We travel to beautiful Coffs Harbour to see a huge family home now available for holiday rental and then off to the Gold Coast where Gary test drives three beautiful luxury waterfront homes. Get ready to be inspred.