Sanctuary New Homes - Your style, your sanctuary

Design & Build Process

Six easy steps to your dream home!

1

consultation

Our First Consultation will be at our Studio S Design Office at Tuggerah.

We will take a brief from you and discuss:

  • Your lifestyle requirements
  • Building envelopes
  • Design essentials
  • Budget and feasibility of construction
  • Your wishlist
  • Within a few days we will present an estimated cost to build your home on your land

2

meet on site

  • Discuss how your home will be sited
  • Take in views
  • Plan privacy from neighbours
  • Determine solar orientation
  • Plan access to your site
  • Discuss site restrictions

3

reports

Once you are satisfied with the costing, you will be required to make a deposit to arrange reports as required:

  • Contour survey provided by a registered surveyor
  • Geotechnical report (including soil test)
  • Planning and zoning requirements and any restrictions
  • Bushfire report (if required)
  • Demolition quotations (if required)

4

design

  • We will create a preliminary design and elevation from
    the information we have gathered
  • We will discuss and finalise the inclusions

We will present the plans for your review and discuss:

  • Any alterations
  • Further ideas and inclusions

5

tender

  • Your tender will be presented to you with any variations
    to your plans you've requested
  • These items will be costed and a further deposit will be
    required at this stage to:
  • Finalise your plans for Development Application
  • Arrange contracts to be drawn up and signed
  • Select external colours and material finished
    (required for DA)
  • Submit your application to local authorities for approval.

6

commence construction

Once we have building approval, you have finalised your variations and colour selection and you have obtained an authority to commence construction from your loan provider, we will:

  • Finalise detailed drawings of your home for construction for your approval
  • Prepare full set of engineers for structural details of your home
  • Obtain a Construction Certificate
  • Once all the above items have been obtained we will start construction of your home.