It was an awesome experience being involved in the relocation and restoration of three magnificant old villas from ‘red zoned’ land in Christchurch to the Gibbston Valley.

The most recent villa relocated is the tallest building in the rural Wakatipu region at the time of writing, thanks to its turret, which had to be resized to comply with regional regulations in order to gain consent. 


Featured on Grand Designs New Zealand in the moving mansion episode - plans involved a sunken wine cellar amongst other quirky features. 

"On approach, the house is breath-taking," says Grand Designs NZ host Chris Moller. "It sits well in its new surroundings, rising magnificently before the majestic Nevis Bluff. Reported by NewsHub.

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Whether you’re doing a small renovation, building your house from scratch, lovingly restoring a piece of Central Otago’s history or embarking on a larger development project we can help.

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