Steep Block House Designs


It is no surprise that the popularity of sloping block and split-level home designs is increasing, with many buyers rushing to take advantage of the ‘million dollar views’ building on a sloping block can provide. Here with Peter Downes, feel empowered to take your home to the next level, as Peter has a plethora of years of experience designing Australia’s leading steep block house designs that will look amazing and have the utmost functionality.


Building on a difficult or steep block can create a breathtaking home with incredible views, desirable privacy and an original, innovative floor plan. Peter will consult with you to achieve the most favourable outcomes and you will get the opportunity to live in your dream house! Building on a steep block is attractive to buyers for a variety of reasons. Not only does it provide stunning elevated views from the comfort of your home, but it also enables an added level of creativity with your home design, often for a more affordable land price. Data shows steep blocks often offer a lower purchasing price than their flat-land counterparts. Peter will assist you with your design throughout the process!


Don’t take our word for it, see what one client said:

“Peter is a pleasure to work with. He has designed our new upside down home and we can’t wait to start building it. He pays attention to detail. He never has to be chased up as he is always thinking once on your job. He is professional and knowledgeable. You can tell he loves what he does. I am surprised at how well he does his steep block house plans and designs!”

However, it is important to note that building on a steep block can present unique engineering and design challenges. For this reason, there are a number of things you should take into account if you’re thinking of building on a sloping block. From specialty home designs to costs, contracts and approvals, it may seem like there’s endless things to consider. When you hear the phrase “steep block house plans” or even “steep block house designs” your mind should pinpoint to Peter Downes – call him today!


Welcome to my website. I specialise in difficult sites with spectacular views, anywhere in Australia.

Inspired by a life – long love affair with the Australian landscape, and a passion for architecture, I design people’s dream homes.

With decades of experience in architecture and engineering, no site presents too much of a challenge, so let me create an innovative masterpiece for you & your loved ones.

I am a winner of 57 AWARDS, and I would love to win another one with your project. Ready to go? Let’s Get Started!

Every site is different, and so are its’ owners, so every project on my website is unique.

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