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Coolwater Constructions is a licensed building company based in Nelson Bay and servicing the Newcastle and Port Stephens region. As a trusted local builder, Coolwater Constructions realise the hurdles involved with trying to build your dream home. We pride ourselves on being able to turn your dreams into reality through personalised design, quality construction and to your budget. ​


Coolwater Constructions specialise in new home building services, catering to all budgets from first home buyers through to elaborate, architecturally designed homes. We also specialise in custom-designed homes, built to client specifications.


Contact Coolwater Constructions today, because​ your dream is ours!​



Coolwater Constructions - Cool Range

We have a number of different designs in our portfolio to choose from, including the ‘Miss Molly’ which was awarded Spec Home of the Year at the 2014 HIA-CSR Hunter Housing Awards.

All of our designs can be customised to suit your specific needs, budget, taste and lifestyle.

Coolwater Constructions - Clients Choice

Whether you’re a first home owner, working to a limited budget, or you have the financial support to design and build a home with distinction and architectural flair, we will undertake the project for you. Our team of fully qualified and licensed professionals will build your new home to suit your personal taste, lifestyle and budget.

Coolwater Constructions - Investment Range

Are you just entering the market as a property investor or looking for a builder to work hand in hand with you and your property investment portfolio goals ?

Coolwater Constructions offer fixed price investment packages for property investors so there are no hidden extras or additional costs.




Coolwater Constructions’ top priority is to fulfil our clients’ dreams when building their home.

Whether the home needs to be large or small, flat or sloping, standard or custom, we have it covered.


Led by Director David Mackander, a former Australian Army Engineer, Coolwater Constructions is a family owned and operated residential builder based in Nelson Bay and servicing the Port Stephen’s region. David instils his knowledge and work ethic into the Coolwater business and together with his 20+ years’ experience, an experienced knowledgeable team, the best trades and best quality products, Coolwater is able to provide our clients’ with the best, quickest and highest quality build that stay within budget.


Contact us today to discuss turning your dream home into reality.



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At Coolwater Constructions we are committed to building your dream home to your personal satisfaction. To achieve these results, we will work closely with you to get a good understanding of your ideas, vision and overall expectation of the design.


We have a number of different designs in our portfolio to choose from, including 5 award winning designs.

  • The ‘Miss Molly’        - 2014 HIA Hunter Region Housing Awards - Spec Home of the Year

  • The 'Ash'                   - 2015 HIA Hunter Region Housing Awards - Custom Built Home $400,001 - $500,000

  • The 'Beachcomber'  - 2016 HIA Hunter Region Housing Awards - Custom Built Home up to $400,000

  • The "Mackintosh'     - 2017 HIA Hunter Region Housing Awards - Specialised Housing

  • The 'Tomaree'           - 2017 HIA Hunter Region Housing Awards - Project Home of the Year



All of our designs can be customised to suit your specific needs, budget, taste and lifestyle.


Have a browse through some of our existing designs:




We have really enjoyed the experience... such an easy company to build with.

And our Home

..well she is breathtaking !!

- Lauren Harley

Dave, Mel and Team...thankyou for building our beautiful home. It was lovely to see it featured in the Newcastle Herald article.

- The Krugers

Amber and my self could not of asked for better people to build with, I say people not company as they have treated us like a person and not just a client or a number.

We can't wait to start building our dream home with you.. Thank you looking forward to the journey ahead..

 - Chris Jones


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