The home at 35 Cockatoo Pl, RochedaleMr Hanrahan said construction began in May 2016 and his family moved into the home a year later.“It was a bit of a dream to be able to buy land in a brand new estate and build the perfect house,” he said.Mr Hanrahan said, with regard to the build, it was important to create a space which allowed constant contact with the kids.More from newsDigital inspection tool proves a property boon for REA website3 Apr 2020The Camira homestead where kids roamed free28 May 2019Inside 35 Cockatoo Pl, Rochedale“We wanted enough space indoors and out for the kids to enjoy,” he said.“We created a home where we were able to see them at all times – from the kitchen, living area and from upstairs.”The two-level home sits on a 452sq m block. Inside 35 Cockatoo Pl, RochedaleOn the ground floor, the entryway leads through to the main living space, dining and kitchen area and out on to the patio, in-ground pool and spa. Mr Hanrahan said the pool was an essential addition to the home. “We’re outside of the body corp for the estate, which means we don’t have to use the shared one, and are able to have our own,” he said. REAL ESTATE: 33 Cockatoo Pl, RochedaleThis modern family home has all the bells and whistles. Owner Lee Hanrahan purchased the land at 35 Cockatoo Place, Rochedale, in 2016 with the intent to build his dream home. The home at 35 Cockatoo Pl, Rochedale“Having the pool just steps away from the main living area downstairs affords us a lifestyle that not many others in the estate have.”There is also a bathroom and bedroom.On the upper floor there are five bedrooms, a second living area and study nook. Mr Hanrahan said the home would suit large and growing families. “The rooms are generous in size, and there is opportunity for a family to enjoy the home without stepping on each others toes,” he said.