Design and build a luxurious custom home with Arli.

Architectural living. Uniquely yours.

Discover our seamless, bespoke approach which spans your entire project journey from architectural design to interior design and construction.

Our collaborative process allows you to work as one with our design and construction team from the first architectural sketches to move-in day.

See your vision come to life as we use our collective expertise to craft an elegant contemporary home designed and built around your unique lifestyle.

New Custom Homes
Knockdown Rebuild
Heritage Renovations
Dual Occupancy
Coastal Homes

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Get to know our team and learn about our seamless, supportive design and build solution.

Our commitment to exceptional design, affordability, and uniqueness drives us to push the boundaries of architecture, melding form and function to create bespoke homes that inspire and elevate the lives of the people who live in them.

Architecturally designed, premium-built custom homes.

Arli Custom Homes combines architectural design, interior design and construction into one comprehensive service.

We integrate architecture and construction to maximise creativity, functionality and efficiency. Our in-house design team will meet with you to understand your vision and lifestyle to refine the project brief. We’ll then craft a bespoke design response meticulously tailored to your individual style and preferences.

Our streamlined service offers a single source for architecture, interior design, costing, permits, building documentation and construction.

Throughout the design process, our construction team will provide advice and clever solutions to ensure your design can be built economically. This will elicit the maximum value from your budget, and you’ll achieve a unique, contemporary home.

Traditional model

Arli model

We collaborate with leading architects DKO Architecture to create unique, elegant, contemporary homes. Our designs prioritise natural light and effortless living, showcasing the beauty of harmoniously balanced design and functionality.

Why Arli Custom?

Architectural excellence

We craft homes and spaces that reflect your desired aesthetic and functionality. Collaborate with our award-winning design team to create a unique home meticulously tailored to your personality, vision and lifestyle.

Integrated service

Enjoy a seamless experience with our fully integrated design and build service. Our holistic approach saves you time and cost while providing one dedicated team for every aspect of your project. 

Streamlined process

From the first consultation to the final handover, you’ll be supported by our transparent, collaborative and cohesive process. Benefit from the diverse expertise of our unified team, guiding you through every step of creating your custom home.

Uncompromising craftsmanship

In our many years of creating luxury custom homes, our superior craftsmanship stands at the forefront of our ethos. Each project benefits from our deep experience, extensive trade relationships and refined methodologies, ensuring cost efficiency and unparalleled quality in construction.

We love our new home

We completed our custom build with Arli in March 2023.

Conquering challenges

We had a very small site so the design was a challenge, but Arli were able to resolve it well and build a beautiful home for my family. As always, there are challenges with any build, but the team at Arli were very proactive and able to resolve these as they came about.

Meticulously crafted

Our build quality and finishes are of a very high standard. Maintenance has also been very easy to work with and again the team are very proactive and attentive in their approach. The team work hard and they deserve huge praise on this project.

A true collaboration

The team are very passionate about what they do, and we felt heard and valued throughout the process. I love the fact that we could build an architectural home for a more affordable price as the team at Arli were able to offer suggestions to keep the price down without compromising the look and feel.

A five-star experience

We’ve had many compliments on the design and quality of the build. Thank you everyone at the Arli team! We would definitely build with them again – highly recommend.

– Maryanne

Is this what you dream of?

Arli Custom Home process

We make the somewhat daunting process of designing and building your dream home a true pleasure. Work with our integrated design and construction team to create something extraordinary.

Keen to learn more about Arli’s custom build process?

Seven key stages of Arli Custom

Here are the seven key stages in the custom build process. Your expert team will provide help, advice and guidance every step of the way.


Begin your journey with a complimentary discovery call to discuss your design goals, lifestyle aspirations, site specifics and budget considerations. Then, you’ll engage us to undertake a site visit, create concept sketches, and provide a preliminary cost estimate to start shaping your future.


Collaborate closely with our experienced design team to refine your project brief and craft a holistic design response that reflects your personal style and functionality preferences. Visualise your future spaces with detailed 3D models and receive a preliminary construction estimate to ensure the budget meets your expectations.


Guided by our design experts, you’ll choose colours, customisations, electrical layout and financing. We’ll finalise working drawings, costings and the building contract. This stage confirms the details and ensures everything reflects your expectations and requirements.


Get ready for the building phase with your dedicated Client Service Coordinator’s assistance. Arrange town planning and demolition (if required), site preparation and permits, and ensure a smooth transition towards construction.


Marvel at the superior craftsmanship, exceptional quality and meticulous attention to detail as your one-of-a-kind home comes to life. Monitor construction, attend site inspections and make progress payments.


Receive the keys to your distinctive and luxurious new home and begin an exciting new chapter for your family. It’s time to move in and enjoy your enhanced lifestyle in a space designed and built uniquely for you.


Immerse yourself in the comfort and elegance of your refined, bespoke home, crafted to accommodate your preferred way of living. Remember, our support continues even after you move in, ensuring your satisfaction and peace of mind in your new Arli Custom Home.

Experience the meticulous build quality and luxurious finishes for yourself.

We craft beautifully designed spaces, carefully tailored to your unique requirements and built with uncompromising attention to detail.

Frequently asked questions

What are some of the things I should look for when choosing a custom home builder?

When choosing a custom home builder, here are some things worth considering:

  • Does the builder have a great reputation backed up by credible reviews?
  • Are they experienced in the type of build you want?
  • Do they focus on quality and customer service?
  • Does their design aesthetic appeal?
  • Do they offer an integrated design and build service to ensure a seamless experience?

Our New Home Expert will guide you through these considerations to ensure you have an easy and enjoyable experience.

How much do custom homes cost?

The cost of custom homes depends on the custom solution that you choose. The price range can be anywhere from around $20,000 to $40,000 per square, depending on the size, shape, slope, number of storeys, design, and features of your custom home. We will provide you with a detailed and itemised quote that includes all the costs and specifications of your custom home so you can have a clear and transparent understanding of the price.

How long does it take to design and build an Arli Custom Home?

It varies depending on the complexity and the scope of your custom home project. The average time is 12 to 18 months from the initial consultation to the final handover. It can be longer if there are town planning requirements. We will keep you updated and involved throughout the process and ensure that your custom home is delivered in line with the agreed time and budget expectations.

Do you provide advice on the best design for my land?

Yes, absolutely. Our design team will meet with you to understand your vision, budget, lifestyle and site. They will collaborate with you to craft a bespoke design response that maximises all aspects of your land, including light, views and privacy. You’ll receive a design solution that’s unique, innovative and elegant, and that reflects your style and personality.

Who are the architects and interior designers that Arli works with?

Arli has partnered with renowned architects and interior designers Ian Browne and DKO Architecture, who have won numerous awards and recognition for their work. They are experts in creating high-end, innovative, and elegant custom homes that suit your lifestyle and budget. You can see some of their portfolios and testimonials on our website or contact us to learn more about them.

What kind of land can Arli build on?

Arli can build on any land, including sloping or narrow blocks, dual occupancies and coastal properties. We have the experience and expertise to create custom homes that make the best use of your land, orientation, outlook and surroundings.

Where does Arli Homes build?

Arli builds homes in Melbourne and its surrounding areas, including the Mornington Peninsula, Geelong and the Bellarine Peninsula. Get in touch to see if we can build at your location if you’re outside of these areas.

How can I see some examples of Arli Custom Homes?

You can see some examples of Arli Custom Homes on our website, social media channels, or you can visit our display homes to see an Arli Home in person and chat with us to explore how we can create a home that is uniquely yours.

Arli Custom gallery

Each Arli Custom Home is a unique, bespoke design meticulously tailored to your specific requirements.

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Planning to build your dream home?

Get started with a complimentary site assessment

Benefit from:

  • Personalised siting on your block to maximise potential
  • Identify any planning requirements upfront
  • Detailed guidance on specific lot restrictions and considerations

Let us help you lay the groundwork for your future home. Book your complimentary site assessment today.