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7/09/2015 12:00:00 AM

Metricon’s Merricks 37 Wins at the Western Victoria HIA Awards

The Housing Industry Association awarded Metricon’s Merricks 37 on display in Mt Duneed, with the prestigious best display home award in the $300,000- $350,000 category, at their recent annual celebration of Regional building excellence.

The four bedroom, two bathroom, double storey Merricks, wowed judges with its great use of liveable space on just a 14 metre wide block and they commented on how the home offers features often only seen in significantly larger homes.

Regional Victoria General Manager, Phil Barrett said, “At Metricon, we have a proud 39 year history of creating homes for Australian families to love where they live. Each and every home that we build is as important as the last, and is designed with the Australian lifestyle in mind. We strive to create high quality, innovative and stunning designs and deliver exceptional customer service, so awards like this let us know that the Geelong team are on the right path.

“Winning this award is a huge achievement and helps drive us forward to continue to deliver homes that Australian families will love to live in. We understand that building a home is one of the biggest decisions a family can make, so we want to ensure that the homes we deliver meet the needs of Australian family’s lifestyles. These awards let us know that we’re delivering on this core vision.  

“This proud achievement is a credit to both the display, design and Geelong team. Through this award win, we are able to reflect on how proud we are of the outstanding homes that we offer to Australian families.  To win this award is a great reflection of the high quality, innovation, beautiful design and professionalism which is at the core of everything that we strive to achieve at Metricon Geelong.

Speaking about the award winning home design, Phil said, “The Merricks is a stunning double storey design, with a sprawling open plan kitchen, living and dining featuring an adjoining outdoor room, the Merricks is an entertainers dream. Zoned living on the first floor offers the perfect space for kids to play, while the lavish master suite, boasting his and hers walk in robes and designer ensuite, offers the perfect parents retreat. This home offers great flexible family living that won’t break the budget,” concluded Phil.

For more information visit the award winning display at Armstrong Estate, Mt. Duneed, Geelong, phone 1300 Metricon or log onto


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