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Not only are we Canterbury’s best custom home builder,
our passion and expertise provides you with a healthier,
more comfortable home of exceptional quality.

Why Build with Us?

  • Outstanding Customer Experience – Frequent and open lines of communication and personalised to your needs. This includes access to your own online job portal providing 24/7 access to progress, selection choices, variations and communication streams.

  • Exceptional Craftsmanship Defect Fee – We are fully committed to providing you with a ‘defect free’ home – our experienced staff and dedicated systems ensure this is achieved however complex the build. Additionally you get a 10 year ‘independent’ builders guarantee to give you even more peace of mind.

  • The contract price is the contract price. A successful variation process allows you to change your mind with the assurances of written approval and transparency.

  • Expert Understanding and Use of Passive House Principals – We can successfully undertake the full range from the design and build of full certified passive housing to employing more modest methods to create a thermally comfortable designer home with huge health benefits.

  • Professionalism and Accessibility. As professionals we respect that you seek the sort of service you aspire to yourselves.  We strive to meet, and exceed, your expectations.

guarantee_stampOUR PROMISE ………. We don’t just guarantee superior craftsmanship we guarantee a truly unique building experience.

  • Superior Quality
    – experienced craftsmen and only reputable materials. Your house WILL stand the test of time!

  • Outstanding Customer Experience – Tailored to your needs and lifestyle. Includes access to your own online client portal 24/7.  No excuses for miscommunication!

  • Defect Free – Experienced and committed staff, and proven systems. An independent 10 year guarantee provides additional reassurance.

  • Fixed Contract Price – It is what it is! Foolproof variation process. No surprises!

  • Professionalism – Integrity and Accessibility. Providing professionals like yourselves with the service you expect, and aspire to provide yourselves.

Passive Housing Open Day

We are holding two passive house open days in the new year, check it out here and book a space

The Benefits of SIPs in Earthquake Zones!

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Your Own Online Tool!

Work with us via our Secure Online Job Specific Management Programme. Among other things, keep up to date on the job, track requests and selections, and ensure warranty requirements undertaken.

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Our Difference

Let us take you on your own amazing journey and leave you with an exceptional souvenir – your dream home!  Why not experience exceptional service, innovation, reliability and a company true to their word.

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Our Homes

Whether its a Certified Passive House or an energy efficient designer home, we have the experience and knowledge to create your dream home.  See what our breadth of expertise in even the most complex hill builds can achieve!

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Building for Comfort & Health

Ever heard of structural insulated panels? These panels can provide high insulation performance, greater strength, faster installation, increased air-tightness and superior environmental sustainability to a conventional build.

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About Us

Who are we?  What can we bring to your project?  Who do you want building your home?  Have a look at our team and credentials and see what we can bring to your project!  Our dedicated team share their passion.

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Our Plans

Whether its inspiration or the ease of working with a plan range, our designs can be easily modified to create energy efficient homes or a space more suitable to your unique lifestyle needs.  We still guarantee exceptional quality and service!

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These men worked long hours in sometimes inclement weather, were fastidious in their work and took great pride in the excellent end result. 

We are very pleased with our new home and would have no hesitation in recommending Chatterton Builders……


………The best part about dealing with Brent was once again his professionalism and his constant communication.

He followed up everything and was very approachable throughout the whole building process. I would definitely use them again.

Roxanne & Charles