Custom Designed Homes

Our 9 Step Process

The Melandra Custom Design Process has been developed to give clients the highest level of personal involvement at every stage of the process ensuring your new home uniquely reflects you.

  1. Initial Consultation (via phone / email)

    Establish the unique characteristics of your block of land including preliminary Council and fire zone investigation to determine correct zoning.

    Land Assessment
  2. Scoping Meeting at our Office

    Review of Initial Land Assessment and detailed exploration of your ideas, needs, style, desired size/shape, budget and timeframe. 

    Client Consultation
  3. Preliminary Design & Assessment

    Site meeting to factor in your block’s features, detailed site analysis, 'experience' weekend in our luxury show home, further design discussions, preparation of special engineering and build needs if required.

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  4. Custom Design Plans

    Advanced drafts using our 3D modeling software.  Designs sent direct to your desktop/laptop.  Costs of concept plan discussed prior to proceeding.  A detailed bill of quantities and budget estimate is produced prior to proceeding.

    Home Designs
  5. Detailed Costings & Fixed Price Building Contracts

    Your new home design is fully costed with detailed itemisted costs that give you confidence to when signing your fixed price contract.

    Contracts Signed
  6. Completed Concept Design to Full Working Drawings

    Final designs are turned into technical working and construction drawings ready for Council submission and commencement of construction. 

    3D Home Model
  7. Council Approval Process, Finalisation Of Inclusions

    We will liaise with Council on your behalf to ensure the approval process proceeds smoothly.

    Detailed Cost Estimates
  8. Construction

    Participate in regular site inspections with Director and Master Builder Jeff Manwaring throughout the build process.  Site inspections give you an opportunity to inspect and explore the quality of our work throughout the building process.

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  9. Completion of Construction

    Completion within agreed timeframe and to superior quality standard.  Completion of construction is not the end of your relationship with Melandra Custom Designed Homes, we aim to provide ongoing support for the life of the home.

    Completed Home


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"Jeff is a perfectionist, we knew it was going to be absolutely perfectly put together."
- K. Sims

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"Everything was being done on the schedule, on time and on budget"
- I. Scottland

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"I don't think we would have come up with the same house had it not been for his knowledge."
- B. Ivery

Contact Us

Call 1300 30 60 32 or fill out your details.
Melandra Custom Designed Homes
Sydney | Beaches | Mountains

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