Home Builder Shearwater

Nestled along the picturesque North Tasmanian coast, Shearwater and the adjacent suburb of Hawley Beach presents a unique opportunity for prospective homeowners to create a dream living space that harmoniously blends with the region’s rich environmental and cultural heritage.

Laing Homes has distinguished itself as a specialist in crafting luxurious and sustainable homes in this idyllic locale. With meticulous attention to detail and an unwavering commitment to quality, our dedicated team endeavours to transform our clients’ vision into a timeless sanctuary that caters to both aesthetic preferences and practical needs.


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Our company history is deeply rooted in the North Tasmanian coast, so our expertise extends to providing unparalleled design and construction services that cater to the discerning tastes of clients in the Shearwater region, including Hawley Beach. 

The Laing Homes team is a collective of skilled professionals who are passionate about creating flawless homes that reflect the environmental requirements and heritage of the area. With a fresh, collaborative approach, our intimate team works closely with our clients to ensure that each project is tailored to their unique needs.

Our team approach ensures that clients are involved in every stage of the design and construction process, fostering a sense of belonging and ownership in the finished product. 

From building first homes and remodelling existing properties to creating unique developments for homeowners, investors, and developers, Laing Homes is the first choice for those seeking a truly exceptional home.


Design consultation

Our team works closely with clients to create unique, sustainable, and visually stunning homes that are perfectly suited to the local landscape. By leveraging our in-house drafting capabilities, we can efficiently craft customised solutions for sloping blocks, challenging terrains, and environmentally friendly options, ensuring that each project aligns with both the client’s vision and the region’s heritage.

Unit development

We focus on constructing high-quality units and townhouses for those seeking a more compact living space without sacrificing luxury or style. This service caters to homeowners, developers, and investors alike, providing a comprehensive approach to property development.


For clients looking to revitalise their existing properties, Laing Homes can breathe new life into older homes while maintaining their unique character and charm.


Situated on the picturesque North Tasmanian coast, Shearwater and Hawley Beach offers potential homeowners the prospect of coastal living with numerous cost benefits. The region is known for its affordable land and property prices when compared to larger cities, enabling individuals to invest in a high-quality home without compromising on location or design. 

Lifestyle advantages further enhance the appeal of building a home in Shearwater, as the area offers a diverse range of recreational activities and a thriving sense of community. 

Residents can indulge in water sports and beach outings at nearby Freers Beach, and nature walks in the picturesque Hawley Nature Reserve. Additionally, the town is equipped with essential amenities, such as schools, the Port Sorell Medical Centre, and shopping centres, ensuring a comfortable and convenient living experience. 



Shearwater has a current population of 1763.

The town shows promising growth with a steady increase in average home prices, signalling a healthy and expanding housing market. This growth can be attributed not only to the natural beauty of the region, but also to the strong local economy and the increasing demand for quality homes in environmentally-conscious developments.

The rental market in Shearwater also displays positive trends, with consistent rental yield rates that attract investors and property owners alike. Currently the owner to rental property ratio is approximately 70:30. 

Furthermore, the population growth in Shearwater has been consistent over the years, with more families and individuals drawn to the region’s exceptional lifestyle offerings, including pristine beaches, abundant recreational opportunities, and a close-knit community atmosphere.