The shape and location of your property can make a big difference to the price. For example if your section is sloping, you may need a digger and extra soil to level it out. Even flat ground may need extra foundations or piles so your house sits on solid soil or rock. Sections that aren't near utilities like power, water and phone will cost more to connect up.
There may be some things you want to change about the structure of the house - maybe you want to move a wall to create more space, or to make more of the view. That's easy enough, but might mean your home needs an engineered beam, which will cost extra. If you'd like a bigger bathroom or kitchen, you should expect to pay more too - these are expensive areas per square meter.
The indicative prices are based on our standard specs. If you'd like special tap-ware, different doors, or an amazing feature wall, no problem. You can customise any part of the design to suit you. These little extras will add to the price, but can make all the difference to how much you love your home.
We meet and discuss your ideas. We'll visit your site and look for any potential issues.
$5k - $10k to pay designer and surveyor
We organise a detailed survey of your land, and draw up your house plans. This allows our quantity surveyors to give you a price.
Cost included in build
Once we agree and both sign the contract, we’ll take care of all your consents and applications.
Independent Master Builder's contract
Your friendly project manager will keep you updated throughout the entire build process, and you’re welcome to visit the site at any time.
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We have at every stage had excellent communication & wonderful personal service. The whole experience has been first-class. I can't recommend Sentinel Homes Waikato enough. Thank you all so much
Sentinel were 100% transparent about the process. Their communication was excellent, they have a really great app that keeps you up-to-date.
Having Sentinel owned by a husband / wife team also felt like you got that extra bit of care as a family owned business. The quality and finish of the home is great. We knew we'd get a quality build from Sentinel and they didn't disappoint!
We always felt in control of the build, due to the open lines of communication.
Sentinel Homes don’t cut any corners – they take care of your home for the long term.
For us it was a no-brainer going with Hayden and his team. We had gone out for quotes with other companies and Sentinel were the only ones who came up to site and understood the challenges of our unique location. Their quote was considerably more detailed and price competitive when we saw what the other companies were omitting in theirs.
Let’s get together for a free, no-pressure meeting with one of our team, at your place or ours.
We can't wait to hear your ideas!