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About Orenshaw

Designer Homes 

The Orenshaw Designer Homes story began with owner, Kaih Orenshaw, at 16 years old working as a carpenter for a Sunshine Coast Builder that specialised in high-end builds.

The company was founded on Kaih’s dedication for building high quality, unique and customised homes for clients. With now over 20 years’ experience providing quality service to clients, Orenshaw Designer Homes have established an excellent reputation in the Sunshine Coast Region and are the preferred choice for those looking for a quality home builder.

At ODH, we pride ourselves on giving clients an exceptional building experience with the highest quality of workmanship. Kaih works closely with the team and is personally involved in each home to ensure it is delivered on time, on budget and to the highest quality.

Our team believe that open and transparent communication is essential and make sure that clients are as involved as they want to be. After all, the best part of the job is working with our clients and helping bring their visions to life.

Our Team 

Over the years we have built great relationships with other builders and tradesman in the Sunshine Coast region and the team on site can often reach up to 35 people.

Key members of the ODH team are Joe Kelly, our Site Manager and Hannah Jarad, our Office Manager. Together with Kaih, the team are here to support you through the process of building your custom home.

Our Design Team 

At ODH we work with the amazing team of building designers at 21K Design Projects – Cam, Prue and Lisa. 21K is a multi award winning national residential and commercial building design firm with a passion for design and creativity. With a focus on timeless design, they aim to achieve the best value and affordability outcomes for clients. They believe that the mix of contemporary and modern building design offers this in today’s modern world. 

Want to Know More? 

Check out the full range of services we offer here.

Fill out your details and we will be in contact to discuss your new project further.

Our Process 

Stage One: Initial Consultation
  • We will meet you on site to discuss your brief and budget.
  • Initiate searches to establish all site restrictions including: town planning, covenants, services, soil conditions and site surveys.
  • Prepare a preliminary estimate in response to your brief.
  • Establish the feasibility of your project considering the best possible design features to suit your block, your budget and your lifestyle requirements.
  • Give you critical information on how to get your project to proceed and a realistic time frame for your project, from concept to living.
Stage Two: Having established the project feasibility
  • Present architect initial concept and budget estimate in response to your brief.
  • Revise if necessary conceptual design and estimate.
  • Develop 1:100 plans and elevations.
  • Design your cabinets and help you select your inclusions and fittings.
  • Inspect and complete a full report of your site.
  • With our architects and in house estimators, we take responsibility to keep your project on budget.
  • Prepare real project pricing.
Stage Three: Contracts & Approval – Once you have approved your design
  • Select colours and settle lighting design
  • Finalise a schedule of inclusions
  • Prepare engineering documentation and a fixed price contract that reflects your requirements and includes all fees and insurances
Stage Four: Once you have your finance approval and we have building approval
  • Meet you on site to discuss your building program.
  • Establish regular site meeting format.
  • Commence Construction with trouble free building process under an experienced team who keep you informed every step of the way.

Make an Enquiry 

Fill out the form below or call us now on 0431 458 307  to book an appointment. 

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