Up to 100 homes achieve Gold Reserve status each year, and proceed to the National Finals.
Two Local Supreme Awards are awarded from each regional event.
This is awarded to the builder with the highest score in the Workmanship category of the judging criteria.
Local Category Winner
The highest-scoring Gold Award Winner becomes the Local Category Winner.
These are given to entrants who achieve 90% of the available points and judged to be at least 80% above industry standard.
Set against a backdrop of the Southern Alps, this architecturally designed home sits proud with its cedar clad and schist exterior, finished with rustic landscaping. Above striking bluestone tiles, the innovative grooved shadow-clad ply ceilings and fittings of the 30m hallway are impressive. Find his-and-hers walk-in wardrobes and a superior bathroom adjoining the massive master bedroom in this four-bedroom, four-bathroom house. The expansive dining room has fully recessed doors opening to outside living. It adjoins the ergonomically efficient kitchen with its ply cabinetry, floating bamboo floors, butler’s pantry and huge centre island. The sizeable formal lounge has impressive views for entertaining, while the snug media room is the place to go to take in a movie. There’s also a mudroom, laundry and personal gym. Double garaging, to-die-for storage, built-in sound and vacuum systems, underfloor and radiator heating all add up to some seriously spectacular living conditions.