Hideaway Lodge In Helena Bay

Unique Homes were recently involved in a very exciting project, building a Billionaire’s hideaway lodge in Helena Bay. It will be New Zealand’s most expensive new residential lodge and is being prepared for a grand opening later next year.Hideaway_lodge_build


We had the privilege of being chosen to show off our expertise and skill in building this impressive structure. We look forward to the grand opening of this luxury hideaway in the near future.

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Builders of the Dotcom mansion

New Zealand’s Largest Mansion in Coatesville.

2004 New Zealand’s largest and most expensive home is the 30 million dollar mansion located in Coatesville Auckland. This magnificent property was built using AAC Hebel Supercrete Solid Block, Commercial & Industrial Wall and Structural Flooring Systems installed by Unique Homes . Many parts of the construction used a twin skin technique, using CIWS panels strapped to a steel portal skeleton on the exterior with a cavity and then CIWS panels as an internal lining giving the wall a 600mm thickness.

As you can see from the images (coming soon) Unique Homes director, Philipp Ripa, himself and his team worked and moulded the Hebel to create many of the buildings intricate design features i.e. spiral volutes to arched ceilings, curved scotias, spiral staircases, curved walls, fire surrounds, window banding and much more. This resulted in unparalleled acoustic and thermal insulation properties.

British couple Richard and Ruth Bradley, who emigrated to New Zealand in 1993 wanted a “Traditional English country home”. The couple were the founders of Christmas hamper company “Chrisco” The four-storey home, which sits on 22.26ha on Mahoenui Valley Rd North of Albany and covers 4459 square metres, took four years to build.
Philipp Ripa says “He, as the director of Unique Homes, is proud of his teams achievement and says that although there where huge challenges along the way it was an honor to be involved with the development and they look forward to their next big project.”

Herald quoted April 2012-“The wealthiest overseas billionaire, Alexander Abramov, to arrive on our shores lately is building a house to rival New Zealand’s most expensive, Chrisco’s Mansion.”

Once again Unique Homes is proud to be involved in New Zealands next largest Mansion. The project is under wraps and the Director of Unique Homes, Philipp Ripa, has his lips sealed – So we have to watch the space.

For more information please contact Unique Homes or Frontline Projects, project managers of New Zealand’s largest Coatesville Dotcom mansion.

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