House of the Year 2013

View the finalists below.

RENOVATION AWARD $250,000 - $500,00

Voting No.1 - Tauranga; A stunning renovation turning a house into a wonderful family home. Carefully designed to meet every need of all those living there, adults, children and family pets.

RENOVATION AWARD $250,000 - $500,00

Voting No.2 - Tauranga; A late 1990's house impressively transformed into a luxurious modern home.


Voting No.3 - Tauranga; A stunning renovation to meet the requirements of the owners to have distinct individual areas for all family members.


Voting No.4 - Taupo; A delightful compact holiday retreat cleverly designed to be functional, comfortable and versatile to suit the easy living style of the owners.

NEW HOMES $250,000 - $350,000

Voting No.6 - Taupo; An innovative and inspiring designed home creating apartment style living on a single level and narrow site.

NEW HOMES $350,000 - $450,000

Voting No.7 - Katikati; A stunning Fowler design and build home to suit a lifestyle block for outdoor living to maximise and appreciate the fabulous views. A functional and clever design that will be timeless.

NEW HOMES $350,000 - $450,000

Voting No.8 - Tauranga; A beautiful holiday home to escape to with understated elegance oozing warmth where minimalisation thrives.

NEW HOMES $450,000 - $600,000

Voting No.9 - Taupo; A modern David Reid designed home with old English charm featuring energy, efficiency and classic styling.

NEW HOMES $600,000 - $1 MILLION

Voting No.12 - Tauranga; An impressive contemporary home with ambience design focussed, to provide family identity and respect for individual spaces for parents and other family members in a secluded site.

NEW HOMES $600,000 - $1 MILLION

Voting No.13 - Tauranga; A peaceful private oasis, featuring a stunning home on a private and secluded site. Designed to provide a tropical feel featuring interconnecting pod.

NEW HOMES $600,000 - $1 MILLION

Voting No.14 - Turangi; A stunning immaculate innovative home built for privacy for its owners and guests. A technical haven including visual multiroom media systems.

NEW HOMES $600,000 - $1 MILLION

Voting No.15 - Tauranga; An absolutely stunning home oozing its very own charisma and sensationally sited to enhance the unique ambience of the seaside location incorporating elements of a "Boat Shed" effect. A kiwi bach but practical to maximise the stunning harbour views.

NEW HOMES $600,000 - $1 MILLION

Voting No.16 - Coromandel Peninsula; A truly uniquely purposely designed home to incorporate the owners specific requirements and enhance unobtrusively the surrounding superb vista from the tip of the Coromandel to Great Barrier. Energy efficient to the max with its own water storage system and solar powered without sacrificing luxury.

NEW HOMES $600,000 - $1 MILLION

Voting No.17 - Opotiki; A beautifully architecturally designed home to suit the site and maximise the sea views and include a private haven for guests.


Voting No.18 -Taupo; A brilliant Lockwood pod system designed lake front home to live in plus the ambience of a holiday home for the extended family.


Voting No.19 - Omokoroa; A stunning architecturally designed home to meet the owners desires and lifestyles. A home with a five star resort ambience to facillitate the awesome harbour and Mount views.


Voting No.21 - Te Puke; A beautiful rural home sited to appreciate the ocean views and Papamoa hills. Boasting numerous energy efficient features. A dream made a reality for its proud owners.


Voting No.22 - Tauranga; A beautifuly architecturally designed open plan home to enhance the views to the Kaimai Range, the inner harbour and the Mount avoiding domination for neighbouring properties.


Voting No.23 - Tauranga; Stonewoods outstanding new showhome with brilliant design features including a high pivot front door entry and stunning interior design and décor.


Voting No.24 - Omokoroa; An amazing Jennian show home with stunning features incorporating the beautiful water views of the harboura and Mount. Featuring an exquisite master bedroom with private decks and bathrooms that delight and enhance the homes ambience.


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