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Considering a Knockdown Rebuild? Let's chat!

Love your property, but want a more beautiful home to maximise its potential? Time to consider a knockdown rebuild!


We understand that knocking an existing home down and rebuilding can be a daunting thought.

But unlike some new builds, the existing services, established gardens, and the knowledge of the elements after living there are pieces of gold! It can also provide the opportunity to live onsite or nearby to watch it all happen.

Whether you have a rural or town block or something in between, our experience covers all scenarios. As building designers and builders, we will handle the entire process for you, from knocking down your existing structure to ensuring that your new home is designed within the existing gardens, established trees, driveways/dams, and services. Retaining and heroing these important elements are features which elevate your new home within your existing lot.


Knockdown Rebuild in Mittagong


Our unique and holistic process ensures that every detail, budget and timeline are a priority. This streamlined approach has been put in place to be cost-effective, transparent and as stress free as possible.


Initial Project Consultation

We will take time to meet you and visit your property, allowing us to assess the environment, understand your brief, timeframes, and budget before you receive a design and planning proposal.


Concept Creation, Design Development & Cost Estimate

This is where it gets real and exciting! We will put your ideas on paper and create concept plans and a 3D representation of your home, before making sure we are in line with your budget.


Selection Specification

Working with our designer, you will begin selecting exterior finishes, interior fixtures, and fittings, adding your personal touch to all aspects including joinery design, lighting layouts, and hard finishes.



All relevant reports and certificates are obtained with our hand-selected consultants before approvals are gained.


Finalise Documentation & Formalise Quote

Once all relevant approvals are in hand, and inclusions are refined to ensure the project matches your vision and budget, a formal building proposal is presented to you.


Construction & Completion

Now the magic happens! Throughout your build you will receive regular updates, keeping you involved in the process every step of the way, allowing you to observe the intricate details as they come together.


What service do you provide?

Before selecting your builder, there are many costs and hours lost in the design and planning phases. This is where LHB can simplify the entire process and are able to handle all design, planning management and interior design aspects in house. As a design and construction service, LHB is an end-to-end service which takes care of build budgeting and construction elements. This means, you have one point of contact the entire process, dealing with a small and dedicated team who knows your project intimately is critical to us. All documentation, submission and approvals is handled by us – with open communication throughout each phase, you are always kept in the loop with process and timelines. We offer budget feedback at three stages of the design process, which allows you to make critical decisions regarding your design and advancing to each phase. We pride ourselves on being open and transparent.

After a complimentary site visit a fee proposal to begin design work is presented. Once you engage us, your new home concept will start coming to life on paper. After all approvals are obtained and your specification is locked in, site work can begin. This starts with the demolition of your existing dwelling before to build up your ‘new’ home.

Upfront selection of your finishes, fixtures and fittings is an important focus of ours when developing your house plans. This eliminates as many variables throughout the build, prevents time delays and costs. Our in-house design team are here to help and support you in making the selections for your home. We will provide guidance on how to create a beautiful and timeless home, which is personalised by you!

Our construction build zone covers the NSW South Coast from Coldedale to Milton and up to the Southern Highlands.

Knowing where to start is tricky and you haven’t even spoken to a builder yet! As a design and construct team, LHB offers both in house design and construction service, providing essential budget and critical construction feedback quickly once we have seen your site and understand your brief. This means you start and end with us! We will handle the whole process for you with only one point-of-contact.

Not only do we focus on the design of your home, we also make sure your master plan of the entire property (whether it is big or small) is considered. This covers but is not limited to landscaping, retaining walls, all services, driveways, pools, dams, fencing, sheds, stables, secondary dwellings – you name it. Getting these elements right on paper allows you to fully envisage your master plan and stage any of the development.

Yes! We are more than happy to visit properties within our build zone that you are considering purchasing for a knockdown rebuild. At this time, we can provide preliminary feedback on the structural integrity of the existing house and evaluate if a knockdown or major renovation is more suitable.

We have been designing & building beautiful, quality homes for many years. It is our passion and our hand selected team treats your home like their own. With one point of contact thorough we eliminate the run around, doubt and stress when designing and building a home.


“We can’t thank Life Home Builders enough for designing, building and fitting out a home that is beyond our wildest dreams."

We would love to hear about the potential of your property. Let's chat!

Custom home builders, servicing the NSW South Coast and Southern Highlands.

Custom home builders, servicing the NSW South Coast and Southern Highlands.