BUILDERS EAGLE BAY – Home Building Tips
Updated: Jul 19, 2018
Builders Eagle Bay – Cape Constructions have been building award winning homes in Eagle bay for over 20 years now. When it comes to building in Eagle Bay there are a few important things to consider such as the direction you block faces, the type of ground underneath the soil and fire protection.
Land for sale in Eagle Bay
Choosing your block of land to buy Ideally a north facing block is the best block of land to buy as it will give you the best chance of taking advantage of the picturesque views of Geographe Bay.However, there is also some great views of the surrounding farm lands and native bush lands that are also a beautiful scene to look out upon. Some of you may even wish to have a bit of seclusion and privacy and there are blocks of land for sale in Eagle Bay with this characteristic too.
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Wherever you buy land in Eagle Bay you will enjoy a short stroll to some of the most iconic northerly facing beaches Western Australia has to offer. Walk down to the local Eagle Bay Beach, Rocky Point, Point Picket, Bunker Bay and the famous Meelup Beach for a stroll along the beach, fishing, swimming, boating, stand up paddle boarding, kayaking and surfing.
Earth Moving – Eagle Bay
There are a variety of different types of ground you can encounter when building in Eagle Bay and it is a good idea to check what the ground type of the land you wish to buy in Eagle Bay before purchasing.
Some areas are sandy with good drainage whilst other ares can be gravelly with clay deposits, rocky or even have large deposits of Granite just below the surface. So be sure to check below the surface of the land for sale in Eagle before making plans to build you new luxury home. The costs of earthworks and the position you are left to build on are something very worthwhile when considering the total cost of you house and land venture. For instance, lets say you wish to build into a sloping north facing block, the surface of the block may look like an easy earth moving exercise, but sometimes there can be very large Granite deposits just below the surface that could greatly blow out your earthworks budget.
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Fire Protection – Builders Eagle Bay Eagle Bay is in a valley surrounded by Class A Native Bush Reserves and large swaths of privately owned bush and farmland. When the Summer months come along the area is prone to bush fires. It does not take long for the bush to dry out in most parts of Western Australia during the summer months and Eagle Bay is no exception.
Careful planning of the location of your home site on your block is essential, the prevailing winds from the North, East and South reach strengths of up to 40 knots+ sometimes during the summer period. Combine strong winds, a dry bushland area and just one spark and Eagle Bay can become under threat of a bushfire very quickly.
Choosing the right materials for you home when building in Eagle Bay is essential and Cape Constructions work closely with the City of Busselton to ensure all of the local rules are followed in regards to fire safety when building your home.
Please click on the link for detailed information from the City of Busselton regarding planning approvals – http://www.busselton.wa.gov.au/services/building_services
So when you have chosen you beautiful block of land in Eagle Bay give Charles from Cape Constructions a call on 0429 020 958 to have a friendly chat about your home building plans for Eagle Bay. And please see our website and read our testimonials to see what our clients have had to say about not only our workmanship and completion to timeline but also the way in which we work with our clients to ensure the best possible project outcomes.
We look at every residential or commercial building project as an opportunity to win an award for our work … and year after year we take quite a few home with us from the Master Builders Association South West awards night!