Live Life Better with Award Winning Carlisle Homes


We are so incredibly proud of the Carlisle Homes team for being recognised by so many leading industry bodies.

The industry has been up and down over the past few years, but this has only made us double down on the core principles we were founded upon almost 20 years ago – delivering exceptional homes and service to our customers while growing our business responsibly and supporting our incredible team.

And the experts agree! Over the past 20 years we have been awarded for our customer service, our inspiring home designs, and most importantly, we have been recognised as both Victoria's and Australia's Most Professional Major Builder. Read on to see why we've been awarded for our customer service and beautifully-designed homes, or see our full list of awards here.


Carlisle Homes was awarded as the HIA Australia Most Professional Major Builder for 2021.

Australia's and Victoria's Number 1 Builder

Showing immense agility, professionalism, and maturity, Carlisle has continued to deliver quality homes for our clients, an achievement that has recently been recognised with the industry’s highest accolade, the 2021 Housing Industry Association (HIA) Australian Professional Major Builder Award.

Awarded the HIA’s Victorian Professional Major Builder title three times (2015, 2017, 2020), we are delighted to take out the National title, reflecting just how far Carlisle has grown to provide industry leading service and exceptional quality homes, in our nearly 20 years of operation. We are thrilled to see our efforts and customer-centric approach acknowledged with such a prestigious award.

So, what does it take to become the most professional major builder in the country? This acclaimed award is given to the builder who outperforms others across 5 key areas: business philosophy, principles & leadership, planning, marketing & growth, business management, and financial management & ethical conduct, along with their contribution to the overall customer experience.

“To be awarded as the Australian Professional Major Builder was a great result and a testament to the input from all our staff and our managers in what was an extremely difficult year for everyone. I’m extremely proud of how we got through.” – John Doulgeridis, Managing Director.


2022 National Business Excellence Award for Large Residential Building Company by Master Builders Australia.

Awarded by Master Builders Australia

The MBA Awards celebrate businesses in our sector that are leading the way in best practice and that have genuinely instilled this objective into their long-term business strategy. This particular award recognises Carlisle’s business acumen, resilience initiatives, innovation and corporate responsibilities.

In awarding Carlisle Homes, the 2022 National Business Excellence Award for Large Residential Building Company, the MBA noted key areas that set us apart from other finalists:

Robust financial management practices, with an emphasis on ensuring real-time insight of cash position across all projects.
• Controlled growth through an unerring focus on core business capabilities.
• Focus on safety and mental health.
• Digitalisation throughout all aspects of the business, both through internal systems and outward-facing communication to drive efficiency and productivity.
• Actively learning on a project-to-project basis to ensure profitability.
• Robust customer communication at every stage of the project to ensure complete customer satisfaction.


Our display homes have won numerous prestigious awards!

Awarded as the Best Affordable Display Home

We’re firm believers that whatever your lifestyle and budget, everyone deserves a home they truly love. So while it’s always wonderful to see our luxury homes nominated for awards, it’s particularly special when our affordable ranges are recognised for the outstanding design and incredible value they provide our customers.

And our EasyLiving Sterling 25 display home in Olivine Estate, Donnybrook, does just that! It won the National Display Home – Under $250,000 – at the 2021 Master Builders Australia National Excellence in Building and Construction Awards. This comes off the back of another great win when Sterling 25 was awarded the 2021 HIA Victorian Housing Awards – Best Display Home Up to $250,000, which made it eligible for the national prize.

Our budget-friendly EasyLiving display homes are built exactly as we offer them to our customers, with very few upgrades added, so you can get a realistic view of what you can achieve on your budget. The Sterling 25 is a cleverly designed single-storey home with four bedrooms and two bathrooms specially tailored to meet the needs of first-time homebuyers and investors building smaller homes on smaller blocks. And just like all the homes in our EasyLiving series, it has been designed to go up fast.


The best luxury display homes

Over the years, a number of our display homes have been nominated, shortlisted, and awarded as the 'Best Display Home' at the HIA-CSR Victorian Housing and Kitchen & Bathroom Awards.

The annual HIA awards are regarded as the industry’s most prestigious awards, recognising the achievements of those who set new standards in design, innovation and construction in residential housing. Our Montpellier Grand in Craigieburn was awarded as 2019's winner for the Best Display Home within the $500,001 - $600,000 category. Our Montague Grand display home at Aintree, featuring open-plan living with spacious kitchen and entertaining area, was nominated for ‘Best Display Home’ within the $500,001 to $600,000 category for 2020 and so many more. 

Check out all our beautiful award-winning home designs here.


The Number One Builder for Customer Service.

Awarded best builder for customer service in 2023 is Australia’s leading product review site, seeing more than 200,000 reviews written by members per year, critiquing a diverse range of products and services, with reviews being read by over 4 million consumers each month. If you are considering a new purchase, or trying a new service, then you should be heading to the review site to find out how it rates with real customers!

Recognised as the 2023, 2017 & 2016 Product Review No.1 Home Builder in Melbourne and Victoria, along with our 4.7-star rating, you can rest assured that our focus on quality, service and value is second to none. Carlisle Homes was also awarded the 2016 Victorian Customer Service Award, for the third time, at the HIA-CSR Victorian Home and Kitchen & Bathroom Awards: an annual awards program renowned as being the pinnacle measurement of excellence in residential building, with entry open to all companies involved in the industry. Carlisle Homes was assessed by a panel of independent judges across a diverse range of criteria supported by real customer case studies, including service policies, communication, understanding customers’ needs and the measurement of service levels and satisfaction. The judges praised Carlisle for its combination of systems and genuine desire to listen to clients.

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When you choose Carlisle Homes, you get the peace of mind knowing you've placed your trust in the right hands. Contact us today to start your home journey with our award-winning team. 


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