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Here it is: the house of the year

Colin J Clark Essentially Residential built this stunning Point Vernon home, which was named the 2014 Burnett Wide Bay House of the Year at an awards ceremony last night.
Colin J Clark Essentially Residential built this stunning Point Vernon home, which was named the 2014 Burnett Wide Bay House of the Year at an awards ceremony last night. Contributed

AN OCEANFRONT home at Point Vernon has been named the 2014 Burnett Wide Bay House of the Year.

The Master Builders Burnett Wide Bay Housing and Constructions Awards was held at Maryborough's Brolga Theatre last night and Fraser Coast builders were well-represented among the winners.

Hervey Bay builders Colin J Clark - Essentially Residential built the award-winning home, which also won several other awards for the swimming pool and tiling at the home, best bathroom, outdoor living and landscaping and individual home $626,000-775,000.

Scarness business Nelson Family Homes Pty Ltd won the 2014 Burnett Wide Bay president's award as well as the award for best display home $276,000 - $375,000 and the excellence in sustainable living award.

The custom-built home reflected a modern coastal theme, demonstrating value for money, innovative design and sustainable living, according to a statement from Master Builders Queensland.

Murchie Construction's Hinkler Central Flood Refurbishment was the winner of the 2014 Burnett Wide Bay project of the Year, while up-and-coming Tinana builder Dirran Knight won the 2014 Burnett Wide Bay Rising Star Award.

Master Builders' Sunshine Coast and Burnett Wide Bay regional manager, Michael Hopkins, congratulated the winners of each category.

"The standard we have seen this year is incredible and demonstrates the impeccable talent and expertise of our industry," Mr Hopkins said.

"The awards provide an opportunity to recognise this talent, and it is great that after 27 years, they continue to be sought after by the state's top builders and tradespeople."



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