Next Big Futures – First of three homes to be constructed in 2020 – the country house race is set to begin.
Rounding off the 2019-2020 race are two more new homes, the Country House Race and the new house at the Country Houses, in South Australia.
The Country House race is the largest single-day race of the year and will see a series of houses across the country compete in the bid for the title of the most-wanted house in Australia.
There are a total of 11 categories to enter the race, including:The winner will be crowned with a new house on the market for a cool $1.5 million.
There will also be a number of other events, including the Country Cup race, the first of its kind, which will see three new house designs enter the field at the same time, starting with the Country Club and the Country Inn.
The next race, for the Country and Country Inn, will see two new houses compete in two different categories.
The two new Country Houses in the Country Races, the Broughton Country House and the Gulliver Country House, are expected to be the first to enter.
The Gullivers Country House is a three-storey, four-bedroom house on St Andrews, with two bedrooms and a bathroom, and is owned by former Victorian Prime Minister Jim Loughlin.
The Broughtons Country House on the outskirts of Sydney is currently the only house on offer for the race.
In 2018, the race saw five of the 12 categories reach the final stage, with three of those, including two new properties, the Gully Country House in Sydney and the Greenfields Country House at Sydney’s Northern Beaches, becoming finalists.