The Next 10 Star SUPERHOME

The Next 10 Star SUPERHOME

Posted by BigCommerce on 17th Feb 2021

The Next 10 Star Superhome: Rainwater Collection, Vegetable Garden, New Windows & Doors, Passive solar, Insulation, Heat Pump Water Heater, Solar Power (photovoltaic), Ventilation System, Electric Car Charging Station.

Enquiries over $885,000

Eco Features

Rainwater Collection

Vegetable Garden

New Windows & Doors

Passive solar


Heat Pump Water Heater

Solar Power (photovoltaic)

Ventilation System

Electric Car Charging Station

Home Details







Property Type

Floor Area

Land Area



Open Home

135 Somerfield St


Christchurch City



4 bedroom(s), 3 bathroom(s)


195 m²

488 m²

Enquiries over $885,000



Seller Details

Bob Burnett

0800 002 674

A quiet rear section with mature trees. Subdivision currently under way to separate the rear half from the restored historic villa sited on the front of the 0.1012 hectare property.
Zoned Residential Suburban Density Transition Zone TC2

Options include:
Purchase the section only (offers over $285K) and build your design
or for $10K extra you could purchase the land and concept plans for a 10 star superhome designed by Bob Burnett Architecture.
or House and Land (offers over $885,000) to be built by Dan Saunders Construction.
Plans have been created for a larger 4 bedroom version of NZ’s first 10 Star SUPERHOME. One of only two in the country the home is powered with 18 solar panels & salt water batteries.

The first 10 Star built home is at 11 Church Square, Addington and can be viewed by appointment. (photos are of 11 Church square Addington).
Refer to the attached Plans and specifications for the larger 4 bedroom version designed to passive house standards. with attached double garage,
House area 195m2 Land Area of rear site approximately 488m2 over 30 innovations not in typical NZ homes.
• Passive Solar Superhome Design
• 10 star homestar design
• Super efficient space layout and ergonomics
• SUPERwall GIBFIX framing 140mm thick (R4.1)
• Super Slab Fully Insulated Warm Edge (R3.66)
• Super efficient in-slab heating, dual heat system, solar PV powered
• True Energy recovery ventilation (ERV) balanced air system
• Super Insulated - R10.0 ceiling
• European UPVC Windows/doors (R0.7) Low E, argon filled, fully recessed installation
• Air tight with thermal bridging eliminated.
• Solar system 4.1Kw PV / 4.5Kw salt water batteries
• Solar wall & Heat exchange fresh air ventilation (free pre-warmed fresh air)
• Rainwater Harvesting & Grey water system
• Energy recovery waste drains
• Water efficient tapware and fittings (wels rated)
• LED lighting on sensors
• key less entry etc
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