We get it. Buying off the plans means you'll have questions! We've covered off the main ones here, but if you need more just register to receive the info pack or contact Shane Brockelbank: shane@redcoats.co.nz or 021 459 622. 

How much are the apartments?

Prices start at $639,000 - varying depending on location within each of the four clusters and of course the individual apartment sizes and offerings.  To access the full price list, please register your interest.

How big are the apartments?

From 70m2, Tiketike Brooklyn homes are exceptionally well designed for useable, liveable space. They do not have an internal stairwell or lift taking up valuable square metre area and boast generous outside living Decks / Courtyards plus a 2.7m ceiling height for open spacious living.

When will building begin & will will the homes be ready? 

Construction is due to commence January 2020, and are programmed to be ready to move in June 2021.

What makes Tiketike Brooklyn unique? These homes are apartments that live like townhouses. Although in a group of 24 homes, there are only six homes in each of the four clusters. There are no long corridors to walk down, no major steps to navigate and parking is conveniently close to your home.

Where does the name come from? Tiketike is the name of the street. The meaning of this name in Te reo references height, altitude and importance:  perfect for the terraced Brooklyn site, which offers not only an elevated outlook across the valley but also helps deliver a solution to Wellington’s shortage of quality homes at affordable prices within close proximity to the city.  

Do they come with a carpark?

Yes, each home comes with a designated carpark easily accessed from your home. Ground level apartments have a resident’s car park near the home and homes on level 1 & 2 have carparks or carpads located at the rear.

Who is the team involved?

Tiketike Brooklyn is being delivered by Crafted Projects, who have created an expert team of trusted and experienced Wellington-based firms: Architecture is by Solari Architecture, Geotechnical Engineering is by Engeo, Structural engineering by Silvester Clark, Landscape Architecture is by David Goodyear, Project Management is by Egmont Dixon. 

 

Is there a body corporate?

Yes a body corporate applies to these 24 homes, it covers insurance, common area electricity, water, rates, garden maintenance, general repair, maintenance and contingency fund, rubbish collection, fire protection and a long term maintenance fund, and also takes care of your rubbish collection and home insurance - Easy! (contents insurance needs to be arranged by you though). The Body Corporate rules are available for download.

What are the body corporate fees?

The first year’s levies are budgeted at $4,025.83 (including your home insurance, rubbish collection and management fee).

Do I have choices over the internal/external colours?

No. Options are fixed to enable the development to start right away and retain the designed character throughout each home.

Can I purchase upgrades if I want them?

No. We’ve protected your future property values by ensuring consistency in finishes across all Tiketike homes. This also ensures maximum cost efficiencies, which are in turn reflected in the pricing and construction timing of Tiketike.

Can we change the floor plans?

 No. But please be rest assured that the experienced, award-winning team at Solari Architects have created an internal living space for each apartment that maximises useable space, sunlight hours and outlook within the design rules for the development’s resource consent.

I need schooling/daycare. What are my local options?

TikeTike Brooklyn is zoned for the sought-after Brooklyn School (decile ten) and St Bernard’s (unzoned) is close too. Wellington High, Wellington Girls’ and Wellington East Girls are all in zone. Multiple early childhood options too, including Brooklyn Kids, Brooklyn Kindergarten, Brooklyn Early Childcare Centre and Enjoy Childcare.

Is a developer organised insurer available?

Yes. This is part of your Body Corporate Levy.

Will there be rubbish collection?

Yes, wheeli-bin rubbish removal is included in your body corporate levy.

Am I allowed to have pets?

Yes

Is landscaping included?

Yes, you can view the landscaping plan by registering your interest.

Are window treatments included?

No, but optional window treatment packages have been curated. Please contact Shane for further information.  

Has resource consent for these homes been granted?

Yes. 

Can I see what the specifications are for internal and external materials, fixtures and fittings?

Of course! Register your interest to access the outline specification.

What is the heating?

Each home has an appropriately sized Heat pump

What is the water system?

Hot water cylinder

Are the windows double glazed?

Yes

Are the apartments fully fenced?

 Yes, ground floor court yards are fully fenced.

Is there outdoor storage?

Yes, most homes will have shared use spaces for outdoor storage and some will have private use areas. Please see detailed floor plans for further information.

Can I rent my apartment out?

Yes

Can I list my apartment on AirBNB?

Yes

When will the apartments be completed?

Our construction programme plans are for you to be moving into your new home at Tiketike Brooklyn in June 2021.

What is the deposit required?

10%. Balance on completion

Will progress payments be required?

NO, the developer has picked this up to make the purchasing as easy as possible.

How many different floor plans are there?

8 - need to check this.

Does each apartment get outdoor living?

Homes either have a large deck flowing out from the living spaces (homes on levels 1&2), for outdoor living with uninterrupted views of the valley, or a fenced and landscaped courtyard for entertaining (ground floor homes). See detailed floorplans for more information.

What is the earthquake rating on these apartments?

100% of NBS code.

What is the exterior cladding?

An architectural mix of Nu-wall Aluminium cladding, Linea weather boards, Timber accent boards and rendered block. The external cladding choices help set the tone o two ‘pairs’ within the four clusters.  

Where can visitors park?

Tiketike way has carparks available for all visitors to use.

What are the local amenities?

Brooklyn is one of the best city fringe locations available, with excellent local conveniences such as fantastic bar/restaurant (The Salty pidgin), multiple cafes and takeaway options, a deli, two dairies, the Penthouse movie theatre, two medical centres even a pharmacy! Conveniently on a bus route and a short bike ride/walk into the CBD through some of Wellington’s most beautiful parks. Read more here

What is the local bus service?

Number 7 (Wellington – Brooklyn – Kingston), Number 17 (Brooklyn – Kowhai Park), Number 17e (Wellington – Brooklyn – Kowhai Park), Number 29 (Brooklyn – Owhiro Bay – Southgate – Newtown), Number 29e (Brooklyn – Owhiro Bay – Southgate – Newtown, Wellington Extension).