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Good as Gold Three Golds and Best in Category for Design Builders Waikato

Registered Master Builders House of The Year 2018 news.

Friday 13th is sometimes thought of as an unlucky day. In fact, Friday 13th July 2018 was fantastic day for Design Builders Waikato. That was when Jeff Marra and his talented team picked up a swag of awards at the Waikato Registered Master Builders House of The Year 2018. Design Builders Waikato’s impressive tally consisted of three golds… and they even nailed a Best in Category. Well done team!

Congratulations to the owners of these beautiful homes, and our contractors and partners who have helped create these stunning award-winners.

New Home $550,000 – $700,000
Gold Award

‘Fly Away Home’

Clad in engineered timber laminate, this 303sqm home is right beside Whitianga Airfield. The perfect location because its 12m x 2.8m hangar houses a light aircraft. Chocks away!

Resene New Home up to $450,000
Gold Award + Regional Category Winner

‘Bach to the Future’

This beach beauty is a new twist on the classic Kiwi bach with the addition of concrete block to its mix of claddings. Weatherboards and iron roofing give it a real sense of Kiwi tradition.

GIB Show Home
Gold Award

‘Blurring Boundaries’

The judges simply loved this this ultra-modern home’s intriguing personality. Angled walls in the living room and master bedroom, a red-bricked wine room, and many more surprises throughout this amazing home.