The Living Difference

Universal Homes is a one of New Zealand's largest, most established, stable and trusted building companies, with over 55 years building experience in New Zealand. It takes years to establish a reputation as solid as Universal Homes and we are proud of our history and commitment to innovation, quality, value for money and state-of-the-art building solutions. Our vision for building outstanding homes combining the latest innovative designs, long lasting materials and value for money features within the most exciting new communities across greater Auckland and the wider North Island.

We call our ground-breaking vision 'the Living Difference' and our proven systems and solutions for delivering such a vision time and time again, for customer after customer, year after year, we call the Universal Way. 

Our policy does not accept any amendments to the plans, external colours and landscaping.


Our designers are consistently at the forefront of developing the Living Difference to cater for modern lifestyles in each home. All kitchens are packed full of the latest and greatest trends, unique ergonomic features and exceptional quality. Each kitchen has been designed to not only look impressive, but be extremely low maintenance, hard-wearing, and long lasting. 

Fresh colour schemes and cabinetry with concealed handles create a minimalistic, modern look. Spacious designs and well planned functionality provide plenty of scope for cooking and entertaining. Each impressive Long Bay kitchen is complete with the latest timber plank tiling and engineered composite stone bench tops, made up from natural quartz granite.



Our state-of the art bathrooms have a perfect combination of functionality, versatility and distinction, coupled with unconditional quality.

Each impressive bathroom and ensuite bathroom is carefully fitted with the top names in fixtures and accessories. Feature wall to ceiling tiles complete each bathroom at Long Bay, adding texture and a trendy statement to each room. Our bathrooms will enthuse you with wall-mounted cabinetry, semi polished tile flooring in slip cast, organic colorings and shiny stainless steel fittings. These designer bathrooms are a constant pleasure to use and virtually trouble-free to keep clean, encouraging you to relax, refresh and rejuvenate your senses.

Our choice of quality bathroom brands and suppliers for our bathrooms and ensuite at Long Bay currently includes - Porcelanosa, Athena, Showerwell and Wenge products


Interior Features 

Universal Homes’ Interior design focuses on creating stylish looks that enhance the natural environment, reflect lifestyle choices and encompass future considerations. Functional, modern interior features create an inviting feeling that will last the distance of time. 

Universal’s selection of quality, hard-wearing materials, warm neutral tones, soft LED lighting and open plan designs  create for comfortable living and effortless style. 

Our choice of the latest technology in robust, but soft to touch carpets, environmentally sound easy-wipe wall paints, and performance-enhanced double glazing, ensures that your Long Bay home will continue to look new and up-to-date for many years to come.

Design Options

The exterior design of our Universal Homes at Long Bay have been chosen to ensure they look as appealing on the outside, as they function and excite the senses on the inside. 

Throughout construction, a rigorous thought process and quality control is maintained -  so that attractive street appeal can be combined  with the most  durable materials - in order to meet our promise that they will stand the test of the elements and retain their good looks for years to come. 

Our industry leading 10 year Master Build guarantee, plus our 55 years of building experience, is our ongoing commitment to our customers that we take our design and build tasks extremely seriously.





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