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, further design discussions, preparation of special engineering and build needs if required.

    Homes Designs
  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. Completed Concept Design to Full Working Drawings

    Final design revisions with floor plans, elevations and 3D models.  Formal construction quote is finalised on completion of plans.  Building contracts with fix price estimate is signed.

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

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

    Detailed Cost Estimates
  7. Council Approval, Building Contract

    Building commences within 21 days of Council approval unless you request otherwise.

    Contracts Signed
  8. Construction

    Attend regular site inspections with Director and Master Builder Jeff Manwaring throughout the build process.  Access to the ‘Client Area’ of our website where we provide weekly updates on the progress of your new home. 

    Home Builders
  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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