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The chance to keep moving forward while also doing a bit less sounds like a magic trick, yet it could actually be within reach. Given space, money and time are at a premium for many in Aotearoa, a smaller home offers a more achievable way to find your place in the world, with the bonus of reducing some of the at-home admin to fit more me-time into your schedule.
Along with the rising land prices and increased building costs that are seeing our local housing market evolve, lifestyle goals are increasing demand for smaller, easy-care homes, and first-home buyers, downsizers and investors alike are spotting an opportunity when they see one. For some in the know, that comes in an ideal form designed by a family business started in Ōtautahi/Christchurch in 1976. Now encompassing over 30 locations around the country, Versatile is a 100% New Zealand-owned company with a nationwide franchise network, which has plans for every type of Kiwi life, intended to help you live your best one. Using insights gained from more than four decades of experience, they’ve done the legwork, so all you have to do is take your pick of their quality plans, then personalise it.
Modern living made easy, Versatile’s Metro range presents a selection of intelligent, low-maintenance, healthy, compact homes to meet your everyday needs, and has recently expanded to include eight new designs. Efficient architecture for tighter urban sections, subdivisions and anywhere there’s limited room you want to use to its full potential, these homes run from 132m2 to 161m2, while offering all the functionality you might find in something bigger, along with a fringe benefit: the freedom of lower-maintenance living.
Creating a home for you and yours with Versatile is a comprehensive, project-managed process, involving highly qualified professionals who can take care of everything right down to your landscaping — and provide a 10-year Master Builders guarantee. Value for money, peace of mind and an astute way to get ahead, Versatile’s Metro range is accessible, affordable and adaptable. Take the next step and some of the pressure off, while making the most of every metre and life a little more enjoyable.