Alternative & Affordable
Shed Homes Canterbury

Cost effective and unique hybrid Colorsteel shed homes.
At Lifestyle Builds we offer New Zealanders warm, well built
and affordable homes to beat the housing crisis.






Your local experts for
affordable shed homes Canterbury

  • After a solution to gain more covered storage with accommodation?
  • Need a minor dwelling but with ample garaging?
  • Want to be living on your bare land as quickly and cost effectively as possible while designing your dream home?
  • Need bach with incredible utility and space?
  • Or maybe need a farm manager’s quarter with attached work space?

Lifestyle Builds offers the answer to these questions with
alternative and a
ffordable housing options in Canterbury

Perfect for a bach, granny flat, man cave,
farm hand's house, rental or an extra dwelling!

Limitless potential with our Lifestyle Builds.
Your new project starts here!

The Twizel Build

48m2 living area, 64m2 garage
The Twizel gives you all the conveniences of a full Kitchen, bathroom, laundry and 1 double bedroom with built-in wardrobe for a modest budget. A great option for the bach - here is the central hub for all the family, with overflow garage for bunks, boats, pool table, chest freezer and more!

The Karapiro Build

70m2 living area, 64m2 garage
This spacious 1 bedroom unit is a great potential minor dwelling for those looking to get onto their own land quickly and cost effectively or an extra unit for family or extra income. Designed to sit inside the requirement for a minor dwelling in Christchurch, Selwyn and Waimakariri regions, this very flexible design is a pleasure to live in.

The Henley Build

70m2 living area, 64m2 garage 
For those who need a second bedroom or office, the Henley is for you. Featuring 2 double bedrooms with built-in wardrobes, complemented by a full kitchen and well-designed bathroom / laundry, this delightful, warm little home gives a lot of value.

Customisable with
upgrades and extras

At Lifestyle Homes we believe in creating a perfect hybrid shed home for your needs. These versatile, robust buildings having a host of customisable options.

Whether you are after more garaging height, or more patio and carport space, let's have a chat!

Our Colorsteel Hybrid Shed Homes have many uses

Recreational hybrid shed homes

Recreational Hybrid Homes. Alternative & Affordable Housing Canterbury

Perfect as a weekend get away bach. Our Lifestyle Builds can accommodate camper-van and large boat storage with plenty of space to spare. Make the most of your holiday with some of our affordable sheds.


Rural shed housing

Rural Accomodation. Alternative & Affordable Housing Canterbury

Housing solutions for farming, vineyards, orchards. if you are in the market for some affordable accommodation for workers, or need a managers house with extra storage - Give the Lifestyles Builds team a call today


Lifestyle dwellings

Lifestyle Dwellings. Alternative & Affordable Housing Canterbury

If your after a second dwelling for extra income or for family member, wanting to get onto a bare section quickly and cost effectively, or need comfortable temporary accomodation while you build your dream home - Our sheds are the solution


Your build incorporates quality products you can trust

Turning metal into magic and transforming the everyday environment. COLORSTEEL® is made, tested and trusted for New Zealand conditions.

Methven tapware, A true NZ pioneer in tapware. The Methven name is synonymous with quality and durability. 

Knauf Earthwool, high quality glass wool insulation manufactured using recycled glass bottles and no formaldehyde