Rural sites up to 10 acres (4 Hectares)
Purchasing a lifestyle block is a big investment, in capital, ongoing development and also your time. Our broad-scale lifestyle block plans helps you avoid the pitfalls, develop your property infrastructure with big picture thinking and explore sustainable approaches to a larger piece of land, for a more productive, beautiful and easy lifestyle block of your dreams.
We offer expert input if you are planning to regenerate the land, grow food (for your table or market), restore watersheds, incorporate regenerative grazed animals or undertake ecological plantings. Both our ecological landscape designers have successfully developed permaculture lifestyle blocks. Choose between our different options to suit the level of detail you want, how many options you wish to consider – and of course, your budget.
If you are in the process of looking for land, check out our pre-purchase land appraisals in the tabs below.
The basic lifestyle block plan is suited to those who would either like a bit of direction, are budget conscious or may desire to move quickly. You also need to be good at making and keeping to decisions. Once you are ready to go ahead, your ecological landscape designer will meet with you and further define your brief, often they will do a basic site assessment at this time also. A single sketch concept will then be generated, usually hand drawn for expediency and to keep cost as small as possible for you.
You can then choose to have the design developed into one Master Plan. The plan is juicy and imparts key information, such as location of infrastructure (house, shed, water tanks etc), access and plantings (shelter, specimen trees, food forest or orchard, veggie beds etc). Fruit and nuts are described by type ie Apple, but you will need to make your own selection of varieties. We will provide you with a range of Greenbridge Regenerative Info sheets relevant to your project. The basic broad-scale plan is not about pretty pictures or perfection but rather getting important information down on paper for you, so you can move forward with DYI confidence.
We also offer this service remotely (see tab below)
Prices exclude: GST / Travel / Out of Region Charge
This is an advisory service for those who do not require a full lifestyle block design. You may have an existing block that needs tweaking, trouble-shooting and or are after planting or general advice to head you in the right direction.
We come to your site and spend around an hour and a half with you, discuss your project, look at the site conditions and then come up with options and ideas that you can DIY yourself. This approach is sometimes all that’s needed to feel reassured by experts, that you are on the right path (or steer you clear of pitfalls). You then have the option for us to go away and write up a report for you (highly recommended), which captures these ideas, provides links, nurseries and references applicable to your lifestyle block project.
We also offer this service remotely (see next tab)
Prices exclude: GST / Travel / Out of Region Charg4
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