Wanaka and Central Otago

Architectural Home Design and Build

The David Reid Homes Wanaka & Central Otago team specialises in custom built, design and build homes in the Wanaka, Albert town, Hawea, Cromwell & Alexandra areas.

David Reid Homes Wanaka is the second franchise owned and operated by husband and wife team, Chris & Tracey Leith, who have owned a David Reid Homes franchise since 2005. Originally from Southland, their move to Wanaka in 2015 has enabled them to bring their years of skill and expertise to the Central Otago region and focus on building quality design and build homes in the Wanaka area.

Chris is a qualified & licensed builder, which combined with his more than 25 years experience building award winning homes means you can have confidence in his capability and commitment to your home design and build project, and know that the advice he gives is backed by years of experience and knowledge.

As Chris and Tracey state, “Our philosophy is all about quality not quantity. We genuinely believe in building superior quality homes for our clients. We are very passionate about David Reid Homes and are committed to offering an excellent service in both the design and the quality of the homes we build.”

By working with trusted partners, leading designers and suppliers in Wanaka and Central Otago,  David Reid Homes can build a custom home tailored to your specific needs, whether that be your holiday haven, your family home or the homestead on the station. They will ensure that your home, of any size or style, is constructed to its full potential and the potential of your site.

Chris & Tracey are passionate about Wanaka and building in this region.

Get in touch to discuss your project today.


Central Design and Build Ltd

56 Anderson Road
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Meet Our Team

  • We are absolutely in love with our beautiful new home in Wanaka. We cannot thank Chris and Tracey enough! They went above and beyond for us and nothing was ever a worry. Their experience and attention to detail, coupled with their incredible work ethic meant that we were able to build a stunning home within our incredibly tight time frame. They are honest and genuine people and we will be forever grateful! 

    Ben and Katie Smith
  •  “The team were great to work alongside offering sound advice where necessary, alterations were no problem and completed within budget. Everyone, including the office secretary, understood the whole project and was able to advice or put us in touch with whomever we needed to consult. ”

    Ben Hore & Jan Robertson
  • “We are totally thrilled with our beautiful sparkly new home.  Your attention to detail, speedy execution and helpful suggestions have given us a much admired home we are proud to call our own. ”

    Darren, Diana and Nixon Cripps
  • “DRH has a nice variation of homes and this Master builder pays attention to the wishes of his customers and gives good advice. We are very satisfied with the workmanship, the high quality result and the after sales service. After 3 years our home still looks brand new. ”

    Mike and Willie Blom
  • “It was not just the quality of the big things, but the quality and detail of the small things that made David Reid Homes the perfect choice for us. Chris and the team were great down to earth people who made the building process easy and enjoyable.”

    Selena & Mark
  • “We were grateful to Chris for his ideas, advice and professionalism along the way.  We now have a beautiful new home with nothing we want to change.”

    Susan and Peter Dale
  • 2023 Awards

    2023 Awards

    Southern CARTERS New Home $1 million - $1.5 million – Regional Category Winner

  • 2023 Awards

    2023 Awards

    2023 Registered Master Builder House of the Year – Gold

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