About Montgomery Homes
Building dream homes sine 1989
Montgomery Homes has been building beautiful homes in Newcastle, Sydney, the Central Coast and the Hunter for more than 30 years.
With a wide range of single-storey, narrow, acreage and two storey styles, along with modern split level home designs suitable for uphill, downhill, and sideways sloping sites, you are sure to find a home that suits your needs with Montgomery Homes.
Quality homes from the inside out
Every Montgomery Home is built by our network of long-term, local, and reliable contractors. The craftmanship of their work is reflected in your completed home, equipped with highest quality inclusions and appliances. We build each home as if it we our own; as a Montgomery Homes client, you can rest assured that your dream home is quality from the inside out.
Value for money with superior inclusions
Working with leading suppliers such as Clipsal, Colorbond, Caroma, and ILVE ensures your home is equipped with appliances, fixtures, and fittings worthy of the Montgomery Homes brand and your dream home.
We confidently invite you to compare our inclusions to other builders and discover what we offer as standard is usually what other builders sell as upgrades. In your new Montgomery Home, you will enjoy a high quality 2-pack kitchen, stunning stone benchtops to your kitchen, bathroom and laundry, and full height tiling to your bathrooms. These features ensure every Montgomery Home is the highest quality possible.
Experts at building on all types of blocks
Montgomery Homes is renowned for the ability to build on every level — whether your block is narrow, slopes downward, upward, or is uniquely shaped, our specialist building techniques allow us to work with every type of site with varying degrees of complexity. Our goal is to deliver a beautiful home with manageable driveways, abundant light, minimal excavation, and a breathtaking outlook.
Our ability to build on every level is exemplified by our industry-leading reputation as the Sloping Site Specialists. Our engineered split-slab technique can complement the gradient of the site to enhance the practical and aesthetic qualities of your home. We adapt our designs to suit the slope of your land and create unique that take advantage of natural light, ventilation, and drainage, provide manageable driveways with minimal excavation, and wonderful views and outlooks.
More than 200 home designs
Whether your block slopes downhill, uphill, sideways, is narrow or level; if you want a single, two storey, or split-level home, you are sure to find one that suits your needs among our 200+ home designs. Our extensive range has been designed to balance must-haves with mod-cons while also offering you the flexibility to adapt our designs and ensure it perfectly suits your needs.
Building award-winning homes for more than 30 years
The quality of a Montgomery Home is only surpassed by our exceptional customer service.
Our superior quality homes and customer service were acknowledged at the Australian Housing Awards where Montgomery Homes won the category of Australian Professional Medium Builder. We were also recently awarded the 2020 HIA Award for Display Home $350,001-$375,000 for our Monaco 1 211 at Cameron Grove Estate.
Throughout our many years of successful operation, we haven’t forgotten the customer service approach that set us apart from other builders when we started building homes in the 1980s. Our team is honest and approachable and aims to ensure the home you build is perfect for your lifestyle and, importantly, your budget. This has also been acknowledged through our many industry awards.
Highly organised, systematic, and efficient service
We provide fast and efficient service that will progress your home into construction as soon as possible. Our procedures and processes have been cultivated through 30+ years of operation — combined with our dynamic pre-construction team, in-house drafting team, dedicated planners, and whip-smart estimators, we have the expertise from the very start of your building journey.
Montgomery Homes is committed to completing your build in a dedicated timeframe so you can move into your new home as soon as possible. With strong relationships with local trades, we're able to rely on them to complete your house on time.
We pride ourselves on a personalised and enjoyable experience throughout the entire building journey. From the moment you step into a display home, your Montgomery Homes consultant is your dedicated partner right through to placing your home into construction.
Once your home is under construction, your building supervisor will be in contact frequently via your preferred method of communication – text, calls, or emails. You will also have 24/7 access to our YourHome portal where you can access photos and track your build from start to finish.
Independent Quality Assurance checks
You have peace of mind when you build with Montgomery Homes thanks to our stringent, third-party Quality Assurance (QA) process. We put every home build through rigorous checks to guarantee your home – and every home we build – is finished to the highest standard. The QA checks are undertaken at critical stages throughout the build by an independent assessor who ensures your home is the highest quality.
Enjoy the selections process
We ease your decision-fatigue by providing four personal consultations with specialists in electrical, kitchen, flooring, and interior design to guide your decision-making process and ensure you enjoy the selections process.
Discuss with our experts how to finesse colour choices, design a functional kitchen layout, choose stylish and practical flooring solutions, and plan an electrical configuration that is functional and beautiful.
With central locations in Sydney and Newcastle, Gallery One offers a convenient venue for you to select your preferred internal and external fittings and finishes for your home with complete bathrooms, kitchens, and storage for your perusal.
You can also explore the gallery from the comfort of your own home via our online 3D tour.
Extensive network of display homes
Our network of 25 display homes around New South Wales means you have the opportunity to experience the Montgomery Homes difference for yourself and take inspiration from our award-winning designs and striking interior design concepts.
The Montgomery Homes difference
|Independent quality assurance checks
Enjoy peace of mind when you build with Montgomery Homes with our thorough third-party Quality Assurance (QA) checks undertaken at critical stages throughout the build - including your 13 week maintenance stage - to ensure every home we build is of the highest standard.
Don't just take our word for it
Montgomery Homes is committed to building excellence from start to finish. Our staff will create a personalised home for you of the highest quality, from the initial site appraisal to a detailed tender, design and throughout construction, rest assured we provide full building details for a sloping site so there are no surprises.
Find the perfect home for you
From beautiful open plan homes to cleverly designed split level homes Montgomery Homes has more than 200 architectural home designs to help bring your dream home to life.
Your home building FAQs answered
Everything you wanted to know about home building answered here
The time frame will depend greatly on the size and type of house you’re building as well as the local council approval process which can vary between locations. However, your home will take approximately 26 to 38 weeks to build from when excavation commences on your site.
Yes, Montgomery Homes have extensive experience with building in flood affected areas. Many of our designs can be modified to be suitable for flood prone areas.
We will take into account the building materials, foundation, and flood clearance level to mitigate any damage to the house in the unfortunate event of a flood. Read more about building in a flood zone in our short blog.
If you’ve been dreaming of beautiful leafy surrounds, you may be aware that this area could be classified as a bushfire zone. If that’s the case, there are a few things you will need to consider, for example, the slope of the land and the materials used to build your home.
We are equipped with the knowledge and experience to construct your home to the correct standard for to meet the complying requirements for your build zone.
Yes, we have a long-term relationships with our network of reliable sub-contractors. They are understand our designs and specialist building techniques to deliver the same high-quality construction on every home.
Yes! Our experienced interior designer will guide you through your colour selection appointment during the design process. The decisions you make on colours, materials, and components for your new home will be made with confidence in a relaxed and well-resourced design space.
Plus, you can start styling the exterior of your home from the comfort of your own home using our Online Visualiser! Choose from 11 popular Montgomery Homes' facades and get creative by mixing and matching colours, materials, and much more.
Whether you’re looking for a single, two-storey, or split level home, we can offer flexible home designs and construction for almost any site. While some builders limit you to certain designs and parameters, we offer the flexibility to amend our plans to ensure your home is the one you’ve always dreamed of.
Yes, you can download our standard inclusions brochure here to discover the true potential for your new home. When you build with Montgomery Homes, you will receive essential items like flyscreens, sarking, and appliances as standard inclusions while most builders call these “extras”. Our inclusions deliver premium quality and practical essentials as standard.
Before choosing a home builder, it is important to understand what pre-construction processes they have in place to avoid any potential redesigns and re-lodgement fees, which could result in delays and more costs to you.
Some builders can take more than six months to submit plans to your local council, whereas Montgomery Homes have in-house drafting and planning teams that regularly monitor the progress of your submission in an effort to have your plans approved as soon as possible.
We find we are often the first builders to start construction in just about every new estate, which means you’ll be in your new home a lot quicker!
Yes! Montgomery Homes has a strong reputation for being the go-to builder for sloping blocks and difficult sites.
When approaching a sloping site, our team of experts work with the natural gradient of the land to maximise potential views, breezes, and natural light. Explore the benefits of a split level home.
Of course! With block sizes on the decline, we have expanded our range of home designs to suit narrow blocks. We have home designs ranging from 5.7 metres all the way to 29.27 metres.
Explore our range of narrow home designs.
Double glazed windows have two sheets of glass which are separated by a small gap. Double glazed windows can be used to improve energy efficiency as the double glazing will make your home more comfortable in both the warmer and cooler months while also reducing your energy costs.
Double glazed windows can also reduce outdoor noise.
Once your contract has been signed, we require a number of additional documents before construction can start. This includes proof of funds from your financial institute, the clearance certificate for demolition (if applicable), and a construction certificate from a private certifier.
Once we have the documents listed above, your home design can be sent to construction.
From here, it will take approximately three weeks to cut the site. In that time, we will assign your site supervisor, book trades, order materials, complete a set-out survey, complete a PCA (Principal Certifying Authority) inspection, and finally, a temporary toilet and fencing will be erected on-site.
Waffle pod slabs are rectangular pieces of foam spaced out in a grid pattern with 100mm between each pod, forming a waffle. Reinforcement is placed between the pods by laying mesh over the top. Concrete is then poured, forming a waffle pod to provide incredible strength and durability to your concrete slab.
External dropped edge beams form part of the main slab and runs down adjacently to retain fill under the slab. This also reduces the need for expensive landscaping and large retaining walls by the owner after handover. Read more about dropped edge beams.
Site excavation is required to create the foundation for your new home. This process can include cut and fill, battered banks, and soil importation or soil removal from the site. Excavation must strictly comply with the approved plans and levels.
The process must also be meticulous when cutting or filling next to adjacent properties.
Site excavation for a split level slab can be a complex and very time consuming process. Excavation needs to be accurate in setting out exact dimensions of length, width and height of differing foundation levels.
Footings are trenches in the ground with cages of reinforcement which are filled with concrete, creating a beam that supports your brickwork floor and roof loads.
A bulkhead is a section of the ceiling which has been dropped and used to enclose services like wiring and pipes, or to conceal the space above your kitchen cupboards.
Kitchen bulkheads can also serve as a decorative feature.
Screw piers are an alternative to using traditional concrete board piers. The piers are long steel tubes with a screw head at one end which is screwed into the ground until they meet a certain bearing capacity.
When cutting into a slope or hillside, a cut is made into the soil and used to fill out a flatter area to prepare for the foundation of your home to be laid – the concrete slab.
BASIX stands for the Building Sustainability Index. It is the NSW Government planning centre where each new home is measured against specific energy and water targets.
The objective of BASIX is to reduce household electricity and water, but BASIX also takes into account a number of other elements like the size of the house, the location, the orientation, the placement of windows, design features, fixtures, insulation, and hot water systems.
Site costs are associated with what’s needed to get your block ready for building. These costs can vary depending on your block’s location, the soil type, accessibility, council regulations, and more.
After we have completed our free on-site assessment, site costs will be itemised in your Montgomery Homes tender. We will include costs like earthworks, site preparation, any bushfire levies, and the engineering requirements.
Yes, we provide full split configurations which are best suited for a block with a steep slope. In this scenario, we will use our specialist bearers and joist construction technique to accommodate the slope of the land.