FAQ's

Where is the development located?

Manapouri Grove is situated towards the top of Kelson off Kaitangata Crescent.

Who is on the project team?

The development is designed by Prime Designs, built by Friday Homes and developed by Chris Mason.

Are there any resident’s association or body corporation fees?

No, each Lot will be on a freehold title and will not be a part of any resident’s association or body corporate.

Do I have choices over the internal/external colours?

There are eight interior colour boards for purchasers to choose from along with selections of doors, vanities, pendant lights and stone bench tops.
The colours and materials on the exterior of all the homes have been carefully chosen by the architect and an expert colour consultant so that each home appears different and compliments the next.

How many homes are going to be in the development?

There will be 240+ homes built over five different stages.

Can we change the floor plan?

No. But rest assured the floor plan has been carefully designed to create an internal living space for each dwelling that maximizes space, daylight hours and outlook within the design rules for the development’s resource consent.

What type of heating & hot water systems do the homes have?

Each property is heated by a Mitsubishi heat pump, with the option to add more heating for additional costs.


Each property has a hot water cylinder with the option to upgrade to Infinity gas hot water system. 

When will the homes be completed?

Stage one is now complete. Stage two is still in the early stages of development.

How much deposit is required?

10% of the purchase price is required.

 

Will progress payments be required?
No, once the deposit has been paid, the remainder of the purchase price is not due for payment until settlement.

What materials will be used for the exterior & roof cladding?

On the exterior, a selection are Linea, stria, Axon, Rockcote and Schist on cavity. Please check the marketing pack or price list as the exterior cladding differs for each home – based on the ‘house type’.


The roof cladding will be corrugated colorsteel or metal tiles.

Can the developer make variations to the plans and outline specifications?

The developer has the right to amend, revise or alter the plans and specifications included in the contract, provided that the change does not result in a building of lesser quality or function of what was originally contained in the plans and specifications.

Can the price increase from what was agreed?

Any increase over what was agreed will need to be agreed in writing by both parties.


Does the price include GST?
Yes, the price on the contract is inclusive of GST.

Can we visit the site?

Yes, we have a show home onsite and stage one is now complete however, the rest of the site is still under construction and off-limits.

Is public transport nearby?

Yes, there is the Kelson bus and also the Melling Train station, a 10 minute drive away.