Grand Designs Australia

Episode Guide

Series 1 Episode Guide

Callignee Bushfire House

Series 1 · Episode 1

February 2009. Chris Clarke had just spent two years building his minimalist timber and steel dream home at Callignee in Gippsland when, less than a week after completion, it was burnt to the ground in the devastating Black Saturday bushfires.

Videos (5)
Galleries (2)
Articles (2)

Surry Hills Very Small House

Series 1 · Episode 2

Architect Domenic Alvaro and his partner Sue Bassett are urban animals who love the inner city suburb of Surry Hills in Sydney. However their dream location comes with a nightmare price tag.

  • Reminders Record
    30 March: 7:30pm on Lifestyle
  • Reminders Record
    31 March: 11:20am on Lifestyle
Videos (5)
Articles (3)

Southport Heritage House

Series 1 · Episode 3

When Jan and Ed Gillman bought a tumble-down weatherboard in Southport, their first intention was to demolish and start again.

  • Reminders Record
    6 April: 7:30pm on Lifestyle
  • Reminders Record
    7 April: 11:20am on Lifestyle
Videos (4)
Articles (3)

Clovelly House

Series 1 · Episode 4

Julie and Patrick Eltridge bought in Sydney’s beachside Clovelly three years ago, paying $1.6 million for an old house on a sloping block.

  • Reminders Record
    13 April: 7:30pm on Lifestyle
  • Reminders Record
    14 April: 11:20am on Lifestyle
Videos (5)
Articles (3)

Lake Bennett House

Series 1 · Episode 5

For 17 years Trevor and Francoise Sullivan have lived with their two kids and numerous animals in an open sided shed on 33 bushy acres at Lake Bennett south of Darwin.

  • Reminders Record
    20 April: 7:30pm on Lifestyle
  • Reminders Record
    21 April: 11:15am on Lifestyle
Videos (5)
Articles (3)

Hamptons House

Series 1 · Episode 6

If ever there was an ideal place for a Hamptons house outside the Hamptons, the Gold Coast hinterland would be it – wide open spaces, balmy sea-kissed air and a sense of prosperity.

  • Reminders Record
    27 April: 7:30pm on Lifestyle
  • Reminders Record
    28 April: 11:15am on Lifestyle
Videos (4)
Galleries (1)
Articles (3)

Fish Creek Church House

Series 1 · Episode 7

Nothing like an impulsive act to take you down a path you hadn’t expected in life. For engineer Peter Riedel and his interior designer wife Mary, their sudden whim was to purchase an 1870’s church for $20,000.

Videos (5)
Galleries (1)
Articles (3)

Cottage Point House

Series 1 · Episode 8

Drew Muirhead is a self employed entrepreneur and man about town. He’s building a Balinese resort style mansion in leafy Cottage Point.

Videos (4)
Galleries (1)
Articles (2)

Indented Head House

Series 1 · Episode 9

Ian McDonald and Rob Wilhelm are not building an understated new home. Theirs is a Grand Design in its most literal sense.

Videos (5)
Articles (2)