Sheppard Homes Standard Inclusions


  • Master Builders fixed price contract
  • Architectural plans and specifications
  • Engineers soil report and engineers slab design
  • Council building application fees

Site Works, Foundations & Connections

  • Site scrape and / or balanced cut and fill excavation for up to one (1) metre site fall over the building platform
  • H class waffle pod concrete slab to suit “highly reactive” typical soil description
  • Bulk concrete bored piering (if required) to suit balanced cut and fill excavation for up to one (1) metre site fall over building platform
  • Termite treatment to slab penetrations and chemical reticulation system to perimeter of house
  • Sewer and Stormwater connections to existing servicable connection points for sites up to 800m2 in size
    (battle axe blocks may incur extra service costs)
  • Ten (10) metres length of electrical mains
  • Water connection from pre-tapped water main up to and including eight (8) metre setback to house
  • House constructed for “N2” wind rating conditions (W33)

Energy Efficiency

  • 6+ Star energy efficient rating
  • Ceiling insulation rating R2.5 to entire ceiling area including garage and alfresco
  • Sisilation “Wall-wrap” to external stud walls and under side of roof tiles
  • Weather stripping hinged entry and laundry external doors
  • Enviro Seal external hinged doors
  • 250L heat pump hot water system
  • Energy rated downlights in ceiling to all bedrooms, living areas and alfresco
  • Whirly bird ventilation to roof with vented eaves

Bricks, Windows, Roof Tiles & Garage

  • Extensive range of clay bricks from the Builders standard range
  • Natural mortar with raked joints
  • Powder coated aluminium windows in the standard Builders range of colours – with clear glass
  • Keyed window locks to all opening sashes and sliding doors
  • Concrete roof tiles in the standard Builders range of colours / profiles with sarking under
  • Colorbond Electric Sectional Panelift door to the front façade of the Garage in the standard Builders range
    of colours (3 x remotes included)
  • Colorbond fascia, quad gutter and pvc downpipes in the standard Builders range of colours
  • 600mm eaves
  • Security screens to all windows, doors and sliding doors

Kitchen Appliances

  • Overhead cupboard with bulkheads to ceiling
  • Laminate finish cupboards with post formed bench tops in the standard Builders range of laminates and door handles
  • Stainless steel European dishwasher
  • Stainless steel European multifunction fan forced electric under bench oven 60cm
  • Ceran touch control induction cooktop 60cm
  • Stainless steel European recirculating slide out rangehood 60cm
  • Stainless steel kitchen sink 13/4 bowl and drainer
  • Polished chrome mixer taps throughout

Bathroom, Ensuite & Toilets

  • Close coupled white toilet suite
  • Floor wastes all chrome plated brass
  • Clear laminated glass shower screens with powdercoated aluminium frames in the standard Builders range of colours
  • Acrylic bath 1525mm
  • Mirrors powdercoated aluminium frames fitted to the full width of the vanity unit
  • Adjustable shower rose on chrome rail to bathroom and ensuite
  • Chrome flick mixers to shower, bath and vanity
  • Double towel rail and towel ring to bathroom and ensuite
  • Chrome toilet roll holders to all WC’s
  • Vanities – polymarble integrated basin bench tops with chrome pop up wastes

Ceramic Tiling

  • Ceramic tiles to be chosen from Builders Preferred Suppliers standard Builders Range
  • Bathroom and Ensuite – floors – 2000mm high to showers – 400mm above bath – skirting tile
  • Kitchen – splash back as per standard plan
  • Toilet and Laundry – floors – splash back over tub and washing machine – skirting tiles as per standard plan
  • Frieze tiles standard from standard Builders range
  • Step free doorways to tiled Alfresco
  • No allowance has been made for laying of border tiles, 45 degree patterns of floor feature tile layouts


  • Earth leakage safety switch and circuit breakers
  • Single phase underground power connection from existing supply point. Meter box will be
    installed on the side nearest mains connection point.
  • Double power points – Kitchen x 4, Living areas x 2 each, Bedrooms x 1 each, Main bedroom x 3,
    Bathroom x 1 each, Ensuite x 1, Laundry x 1, Garage x 2, Alfresco (water proofed) x 1, watertank pump x 1
  • Four (4) external light points standard
  • Three (3) television points (antenna and booster inclusive)
  • Smoke detectors (hard wired with battery backup)
  • Pre-wiring for two (2) phone points
  • Energy efficient downlights to – Bedrooms x 2 each, Kitchen x 4, Family room x 4, Lounge room x 2,
    Dining room x 1, Alfresco x 2, all other rooms x 1
  • Ceiling fans to all Bedrooms, Living areas and Alfresco
  • Exhaust fan with dual heat lamps to bathroom and ensuite

Standard Internal & External Features

  • 2440mm nominal Ceiling height to low set homes
  • Front entry door – painted or stained – wide selection
  • Paint grade flush panel external hinged doors to other external doors if applicable
  • 90mm paint grade cove cornice, 42mm paint grade classic architraves and 68mm paint grade classic skirting
  • Three (3) coat internal paint system using Taubmans paints – 2 colours allowed (ie: 1 colour to walls and 1 colour
    to timber work) to Paint Manufacturers standard specifications
  • Two (2) coats to ceiling using Taubmans “Qld Builders White” as per specifications
  • Two (2) coat external paint system to external trim and doors using Taubmans “Qld Builders White” as per specifications
  • One (1) painted internal feature wall
  • Laundry tub – 45L single stainless steel
  • Water saving devices to all shower heads and tapware
  • Laundry door – powder coated aluminium sliding door or hinged flush panel with glazing
  • Internal doors – hinged Hume Hag 9 design
  • Linen doors – aluminium framed mirror or vinyl sliding doors
  • White melamine shelving to kitchen pantry, all bedroom robes, linen cupboard and broom cupboard
  • Front entry door Gainsborough polished chrome lever lock handles with double cylinder dead lock
  • Internal doors Gainsborough polished chrome lever handles
  • Privacy locks to WC, Ensuite, Bathroom and Bedroom 1 entry hinged doors
  • Quality carpets – to Bedrooms and Lounge – wide selection
  • Air conditioning – reverse cycle back to back installation in Living area up to 7KW (as required)
  • Vertical blinds – to all internal windows and sliding doors
  • Landscaping – 25m2 landscaped gardens with coloured concrete edging
  • Turfing – to entire yard
  • Exposed aggregate concrete to driveway, front entry and porch
  • Fencing – 1800mm high CCA timber fencing to both sides and rear of property plus one (1)
    single metal framed timber gate included
  • Letterbox from standard Builders range
  • One (1) fold a line clothesline
  • Two (2) external garden hose taps
  • Facades – wide selection to choose from
  • Internal and external builders house clean
  • Site clean after construction


  • Six (6) month maintenance period
  • Statutory structural guarantee period