Leigh Artist Impression 5378


Is your section wide without much depth? This home is designed for this exact situation! Morning sun can stream through three bedrooms, both bathrooms, the kitchen and dining. Inside the master is positioned separately from the other rooms with its own outdoor covered space. The main lounge is cleverly offset from the living, creating a sheltered outdoor space for the midday/evening sun as well as giving the kitchen two viewpoints outside. This home will not disappoint!

Matata Artist Impression


Add timeless style to your section, whether you’re urban or have a lifestyle section with an outlook! One prominent feature of this home is the indoor/outdoor room which allows glass doors on all three sides to open up and make the room feel like you’re outside while enjoying both cover and the warmth of the optional fireplace. Other options include the outdoor bar and the cedar/stone exterior cladding. More affordable options can also be used. This home is designed to take full advantage of expansive views and give you that homely feel that doesn*t date with time!

Moenui Artist Impression


Simply stunning white on white with triple gable detail! Like your fourth bedroom to be used as a guest room or a study? The fourth bedroom is positioned separate from all other rooms but close to the powder-room for easy access and close to the foyer for client meetings. A covered outdoor area with optional overhead skylights gives you an outdoor space out of the weather or shade. The master is offset to provide the main outdoor area privacy and shelter. If you’re looking for that classic home, you’ll love living in, this is a great place to start!

Paihia Artist Impression


This home has strong lifestyle styling with its exposed trusses and large covered overhangs. Inside, there are four bedrooms, one with direct access off the foyer if used as an office. The kitchen includes a scullery, the lounge has a built-in fireplace, and there’s plenty of storage throughout. Shown in vertical timer, board and batten, this home will suit a variety of cladding types depending on your tastes. If you like the lifestyle, country look, this may be worth checking out!

Raglan Artist Impression


This modern home is all about the outlook! The interior layout of this home is directed towards the northern perspective and making the most of the sun and view. A fourth room can be used as a study with a slider directly off the living or turned into a bedroom with access off the hallway, depending on your needs. The overall width of this home is lean, so even skinny sites will work with this home. If you’re looking for a modern, flexible design, this could be your ticket!

Moana Artist Impression


This architectural farmhouse includes classic styling and symmetrical elements that will look sharp on any lifestyle property. Inside the floorplan layout is made up of two living spaces, a central fireplace, a large scullery, a separate master and an optional outdoor bar with a covered outdoor living space. If you want to make a statement on your lifestyle block, one that doesn’t get old with time and one you can call home, this is it!

Artist impression Mokoia


Floor area 192M2……4 Bedroom……2 Bathroom……2 Car garage…… Super modern , sharp lines and a sloping mono pitch roof , this home cuts through average! Inside , there are four bedrooms, two bathrooms, a large pantry and a built-in fireplace. Metal power coated cladding and brick veneer makes for a low maintenance finish. A nice feature is the bathrooms private garden lookout, where you can install a water feature, maple or palm to take your bath time to the next level

Artist impression Hinuera


House area- 179 M2……4 Bedroom…..2 Bathroom……2 car garage Great for narrow sections , this home makes good use of space. Inside the main living is open plan with exterior doors leading to two outdoor living spaces (one morning sun, the other mid day to afternoon ). All bedrooms are positioned for morning sun including the en-suite and main bathroom. The exterior pergolas allow for optional cover if needed . If you’re after a four bedroom home and you like traditional gable roof with modern styling this could be it !

Artist impression Haast


House Area 169 M2……3 Bedroom……2 Bathroom……
Wrapped in metal powder-coat cladding and weatherboards makes this a low maintenance homes which oozes with lots of architectural style! Features in this home include its walk in pantry, a sheltered courtyard, which can optionally have roof cover if necessary and plenty of storage throughout. The pictured pool is optional . If modern and low maintenance is you thing, this is great design to consider

Artist impression Clinton


Floor Area 179 M2……3 Bedroom……2 Bathroom……2 car garage…… Wrapped in metal powder-coat cladding and weatherboards makes this a low maintenance home which oozes with lots of architectural style! Features in this home include its walk-in pantry, a sheltered courtyard, which can optionally have roof cover if necessary and plenty of storage throughout. The pictured pool is optional. If modern and low-maintenance is your thing, this is a great design tp consider!

Artist impression Cambridge


Floor Area: 179m

2 Car 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathroom

Stunning to look at and narrow in width, this home can also fit tighter sections by removing the covered outdoor living bringing the total width to only 8.6m. Inside, this home includes a scullery, a large walk-in wardrobe, an excellent sized open-planned living and plenty of storage. The exterior is broken into two cladding types which can be changed out for
your prefered cladding or colours. If you’ve got a view, this home will soak it up and allow you to enjoy it under the optional covered outdoor living.

Tairua Artist Impression


Floor area 265 M2……4 Bedroom……2 Car……2 Bath
Get some modern street appeal with architectural twin gables and dark weatherboard cladding. This home has two living spaces, each at opposite ends of the house, always handy! Also included is a large study, close to the entry, so great if you work from home. Also included is a large laundry, scullery and a living space which flows out to the outdoor living. This home really does work as good as it looks!

Russell Artist Impression


Floor Area 266 M2……4 Bedroom……2 Bathroom……2 Car……
A gem of a home, designed for a family that loves to entertain. A great feature is the separate kids’ retreat, which sits central to the surrounding bedrooms. Explore the many facets of this design and it will enthral you with the number of features. There’s plenty of room to spread out and move around in your own space. This is a home designed for a lifetime of enjoyment!

Rakaia Artist Impression


Floor Area 270 M2……4 Bedroom……2 Bathroom……2 Car……
This home creates a large outdoor space with its unique “L’ shaped design. The spacious open plan living, dining, kitchen and scullery, all look out onto the large outdoor living area giving the home a family hub feel. A smart office positioned close to the entry makes working at home a real option. This effortless family home has everything and your family could want and then some!

Paeroa Artist Impression


Floor Area 260 M2……4 Bedroom……2 Bathroom……2 Car Garage……
Inside this home, you’ll discover an open-plan living and dining area that continues out to the alfresco area with outdoor dining and a bar. A master suite at one end of the home and a secondary master suite at the opposite, both with built-in wardrobes and ensuites. This stunning home will provide your family with all the elements you would expect for a superior lifestyle!

Kauri Artist Impression


Floor Area 244 M2……4 Bedroom……2 Bathroom……2 Car garage……
A beautiful modern and chic home that offers all the luxuries and superior features. Designed with families in mind,
this home packs a lot of potential! Make your way to the center of the home and be greeted by the luxurious living and entertaining area, with a separate private lounge close to the entry. Sit back and relax in the large master suite which offers a double wardrobe and a striking ensuite. This home is functional, practical and all with a tasteful touch!

Okere Artist Impression


This architectural home captures both farmhouse and colonial styles with its use of shingle roofing over a classic roofline, joinery detailing and small overhead windows. Inside, the master is positioned separately from other bedrooms with the kitchen centred in the hub of the home. Room arrangements allow for multiple outdoor spaces making this a perfect home for a larger property. If you’re looking to build something substantial on a lifestyle section, this is a real contender.

Renwick Artist Impression


This home is designed to make the most of northern outlooks if your section is wider than standard. Add in a covered outdoor living space, a scullery, dual living, four generously sized bedrooms and you have a modern architectural design you could be calling home! This home also works well with a gable roofline.

Tirau Artist Impression


This modern home is ready to entertain with generous spaces designed around a northern outlook. Nice features include the covered outdoor living, an optional outdoor kitchen bar, seamless indoor/outdoor flow through large, corner opening bi-fold doors. The master is also spacious with an extensive walk-in wardrobe and ensuite all separate from the other bedrooms. If you like modern, spacious homes, this is worth checking out!

Waihi Artist Impression


This architectural plan, designed as a classic home with timeless style, will surely impress. The grand covered entry with the garage stepped back sets the tone from the street front. Inside the living and master bedroom are positioned to create shelter while still maintaining an excellent outlook, whether that’s a private courtyard or extensive property. If you’re after a home that won’t date with time, this is it!

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The ‘Albury’ is a modern home with a small footprint. The bedrooms are very separate giving everyone their own privacy and space. The main living is open plan with a separate TV/ Theatre room and a study which can be closed when not used. Outdoor entertainment flows from the living room with signficant roof cover making entertaining always possible. This home can be finished in numerous cladding to give your desired look.



The ‘Brighton’ is a modernised English manor with luxury sized proportions. Above, the ‘Brighton’ is finished in orange bricks with a bagged finish, (thin layer of cement render). Fixed wooden louvres bring this home to present day status and increased privacy for the second floor. All living is situated on the ground level while all 4 large bedrooms plus the study are upstairs. Above the dining is a double height ceiling which is overlooked by the open study and walkway which leads you to your large master bedroom.



The ‘Ettick’ is a fun-sized home that is designed to fit most sections. Whether your driveway comes in from the east, south or west this home can work. The dining kitchen and lounge is open plan with the ceiling raking up towards the higher northern windows allowing light to reach deep within the home. The raking ceilings also give the main living area an increased sense of space. The master bedroom includes a very generous ensuite and an open walk-in wardrobe. Overhead, a covered balcony gives those upstairs great views and sunlight right through to the evening.



The ‘Leeston’ is a great townhouse, perfect for those with a relatively small section. All bedrooms accommodate the second level leaving the ground level for living and entertainment. The single garage has french doors and window allowing this space to have multiple uses. Shown above, the ‘Leeston’ is cladded in weatherboards and plaster but can be finished in a single cladding type or mixed and matched to whatever makes you a proud ‘Leeston’ owner.



The ‘Methvan’ is modern and edgy with its extruded portal form and standing seam roof/ wall cladding finish. 3 Separate rooms are smartly positioned in a semi symmetrical layout leaving the plumbing grouped together at the core. Open plan living is in the largest wing bringing together the kitchen, fireplace, dining, 2 lounge layouts and study making heating/ air conditioning a single room effort. Sliding doors open this main space out to the courtyard giving alfresco flow.

House Plan Rotorua

At Tissink Builders, we can help you get your dream home even if you don’t have plans or an architect. We have a fantastic range of modern and traditionally designed homes, with house plans and specification documents that are ready to go. This will let you jump ahead in the building process, saving months.

All our house plans are designed for Rotorua homeowners and residents in mind, and we have options to suit all styles, tastes, and budgets. From large family homes to striking contemporary designs to the ultimate in luxury, you will find a plan that will become your dream home once built on your section.

The house plan you choose will be adapted for your requirements and section, but that process is considerably easier and less time-consuming than creating house plans from scratch.

You can view all the house plans we have available here on our website. To find out more about any of them, and to speak to a member of our expert team, please give us a call today on 0274830353. You can also send us an email.

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Architectural Design in Rotorua NZ

Do you have a wide section without much depth? Do you want a house that blends outside and inside spaces? Do you want a design full of light, or do you want specific architectural features? Is the view from your windows important to you, depending on the location of your section? Do you want a farmhouse design or something more modern, a large house or a home that can be built on a budget? You will find all this and more in our house plans at Tissink Builders.

We have worked with leading architects in Rotorua and further afield to create our collection of off-the-shelf house plans that are ready to build. We also believe it is important you have a wide range of options to choose from to ensure you get something that you’ll love, that will match your tastes and personality, and that suits your lifestyle.

You can browse through the plans we have available, or you can get in touch to let us know what you want from your new home. We can then recommend the options that will best suit your needs. Get in touch today.

Benefits of Choosing One of Our House Plans

  • Reduced risk as you are not dealing with multiple companies and building professionals. Instead, you just deal with us. We also have in-depth knowledge of each of the plans in our range.
  • You’ll know the full cost of building your new home from the earliest possible stage – a lot earlier than if you go through the traditional process of getting new plans created by an architect.
  • You’ll save money as the cost of using a ready-made plan from our collection will be cheaper than an architect creating plans from scratch.
  • The time to build your new home will also be reduced as we will be able to move to the next stage in the process much sooner, i.e., the actual building work can start much sooner.