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About Craig Christensen Finest Homes

Craig Christensen, a third generation builder and managing director of family company CCF Homes, was born in and bred in Bundaberg. For the last nineteen years, Craig, Tracy and their three children have proudly based themselves in Gladstone.

His building background is comprehensive. A registered builder since 1985, Craig is a Carpenter by trade working in the industry for 38 years. His vast construction experience includes everything from affordable family homes to tilt slab constructions, motels, commercial sheds, 5 story apartments and large prestigious homes.

We are a family based company and we believe in providing a personalised service to all our clients to ensure they are happy with the finished product. Attention to detail is very important to us, but by consistently delivering high quality workmanship and fittings we ensure our homes stand out.'

His commitment to his industry and his region are ably demonstrated by his work as the Chairman of the Housing Industry Association (HIA) Regional Committee, former President of the Master builders Association Gladstone Branch and Member of the Port Cutis Rotary Club.

CCF Homes also takes on apprentices, to enable the region to continue to have a pool of quality tradespeople to choose from. CCF Homes is also heavily involved in the Schools and Industry Network, in which we take on young school age students for work experience and on the job training. We are encouraging these students to join our industry and stay in the region.

Craig's meticulous attention to detail, experience and standing in the industry are a client's assurance of the highest possible standards of excellence.

Since 1985, CCF Homes has built an enviable reputation for innovative design, quality construction and dependability.

The company's success lies in its ability to consistently recognise changing market trends and conditions and respond to them with creative new housing choices.

The company's success lies in its ability to consistently recognise changing market trends and conditions and respond to them with creative new housing choices.

Over recent years, CCF Homes has designed and built over 290 homes and collected (at last count) some 86 prestigious design and construction awards along the way, including 3 State Titles and and Australian runner up.

Our focus is on affordable luxury in family homes and is reflected in the magnificent portfolio of designs and display homes.

CCF Homes' mission is to build homes that have innovative and practical floor plans, maximum street appeal, superior quality and cost effective structural design. With this in mind the client is always the winner.

We are a family business and conduct our business with family values in mind.'

Awards

2014

  • MASTER BUILDERS REGIONAL QLD - Commercial Building up to $5,000,000

2013

  • HIA REGIONAL QLD - Display home of the year
  • MASTER BUILDERS REGIONAL QLD - Individual Home $776,000 - $1,000,000
  • MASTER BUILDERS REGIONAL QLD - Best Bathroom

2012

  • MASTER BUILDERS - Individual Home up to $275,000
  • MASTER BUILDERS - Display Home $476,000 - $625,000
  • MASTER BUILDERS - Sporting and Community Service Facilities up to $5Million

2011

  • HIA STATE - Apprentice of the Year
  • HIA STATE - Employer of the Year
  • HIA STATE - Project Home of the Year
  • HIA REGIONAL QLD - Apprentice of the Year
  • HIA REGIONAL QLD - Employer of the Year
  • HIA REGIONAL QLD - Project Home of the Year
  • HIA REGIONAL QLD - Display Home over $300,000
  • HIA REGIONAL QLD - Best Outdoor Project
  • HIA REGIONAL QLD - Energy Efficient Home of the Year
  • HIA REGIONAL QLD - Lifestyle Housing for Seniors
  • HIA REGIONAL QLD - Display Home of the Year
  • MASTER BUILDERS (QMBA) - Lifestyle Housing for Seniors
  • MASTER BUILDERS (QMBA) - Energy Efficient Home of the Year
  • MASTER BUILDERS (QMBA) - Individual Home $450,000 - $500,000

2010

  • QMBA - Display House $401,000 - $550,000
  • QMBA - Individual Home up to $250,000
  • QMBA - Best Bathroom
  • QMBA - Individual Home $751,000 - $1 Million

2009

  • QMBA - Individual Home upto $250,000

2008

  • QMBA - Best use of steel cladding
  • HIA - Best Custom Built Home $300,000 - $450,000
  • HIA - Best Custom Built Home up to $300,000

2007

  • QMBA - Renovation up to $80,000
  • QMBA - Individual Home between $400,000 & $500,000
  • QMBA - CQ Regional House of the Year
  • HIA - Best Project Home up to $250 000

2006

  • QMBA - Individual Home $150,000 - $225,000
  • QMBA - Individual home $400,000 - $600,000

2005

  • HIA - Best Display Home Valued over $200,000
  • QMBA - Display Home $275,000 - $380,000
  • QMBA - Qld display home of the year
  • QMBA - Presidents Award

2004

  • HIA - Home of the Year
  • HIA - Best Custom Built Home $250,000 - $325,000
  • HIA - Most innovative use of steel
  • HIA - Custom built 400-600
  • HIA - Energy efficient house of the year
  • HIA - Best use of glass
  • HIA - best use of timber
  • QMBA - Excellence in Design for QLD Climate

2003

  • QMBA - Best Contemporary
  • QMBA - Pole Housing over $250,000
  • HIA - Best Display Home over $180,000
  • QMBA - Best use of tiles
  • QMBA - Excellence in energy aware homes

2002

  • HIA - Project/Spec Home of the Year
  • HIA - Best Custom Built Home up to $135,000
  • HIA - Energy Efficient House of the Year Rockhampton
  • QMBA - Individual Home $150,000 - $200,000
  • QMBA - Individual home 150 - 200 State Winner 2002
  • QMBA - Best use of tiles
  • QMBA - Small lot housing over $125,000
  • QMBA - Most innovative use of steel roofing

2001

  • QMBA - Central QLD House of the Year
  • QMBA - Individual Home $400,000 - $500,000
  • QMBA - Individual home $400,000 - $500,000 State Winner
  • HIA - Project/Spec Home of the Year
  • QMBA - Best Bathroom
  • QMBA - Best outdoor living and landscaping

2000

  • HIA - Project/Spec Home of the Year
  • HIA - Bathroom Project of the year
  • HIA - Qld Spec/ Project home of the year
  • QMBA - Regional Award Individual Homes $100,000 - $125,000
  • QMBA - Regional Award Individual Homes $200,000 - $250,000
  • QMBA - Regional Award Most Innovative use of Steel Roofing

1999

  • HIA - Regional Award Individual Homes $85,000 - $110,000
  • HIA - Regional Award Individual Homes over $200,000
  • HIA - Regional Award Bathroom of the Year

Australian, State and CQ Awards

  • HIA - Australian Spec home of the Year finalist 2001
  • HIA - Qld Spec/Project Home of the year 2000
  • QMBA - Qld individual home $400,000 - $500,000 2001
  • QMBA - Qld individual home $150,000 - $200,000 2002
  • QMBA - Qld Display home of the year 2005
  • HIA - CQ Spec/Project home of the year 2000
  • QMBA - CQ Home of the Year 2001
  • HIA - CQ Energy Efficient House of the year 2002
  • HIA - CQ Home of the year 2004
  • HIA - CQ Energy Efficient House of the Year 2004
  • HIA - CQ Display home of the year 2005
  • QMBA - CQ Presidents award 2005
  • QMBA - CQ Home of the Year 2007

I would build again with CCF Homes, as the process has been so simple. The staff, which have proven so helpful, are always eager to provide answers for any of my questions.

Reece and Chelsea