Timber Homes

Custom timber home built in Chintsa East, East London
We specialize in building new timber homes, as well as renovating older homes. We work from plan and are NHBRC registered.

Timber Home Builders, Eastern Cape

We are professional timber frame builders. Based in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, we build timber homes, log homes and wooden houses. We offer the following services:

  • Building timber and log homes
  • Turnkey projects
  • Building lodges, conference centers and resorts
  • Timber home renovations and alterations
  • Maintenance on wooden houses

Our company Bosazza Roofing & Timber Homes is a professional member of both the SAITB and ITC-SA – the regulating organizations for timber construction in South Africa. We hold professional certificates in timber frame building and roofing.

We are also registered with the NHBRC. Every new home that is built in South Africa must be registered with the NHBRC. You must use a registered builder to build your home.

If you are applying for a bond to build your home, we are experienced in the process of working with the bank. We can organize the documents that you need to give to the bank.

We are also able to give you all the compliance certificates that you need for electricity, gas, glazing and termite control. This gives you peace of mind when your home is completed, that everything has been done properly.

Timber Homes, Log Cabins and Wooden Houses

You might be wondering what the difference is between timber homes, log cabins and wooden houses? In South Africa these terms all generally refer to a home built with a wooden or timber structure.

Often timber homes have cladding on the outside that looks like small logs. Although the homes aren’t actually built with full logs, they are often called log cabins because of this.

Timber Homes – Turnkey Projects

We complete turnkey projects which means that we have the whole project under control – all the way from the design stage to you turning the key in the lock for the first time! Our team are skilled in all areas of building including:

  • Timber frame construction
  • Roofing
  • Decking and carpentry
  • Painting and decorating

We work with a team of professional subcontractors for electrical, plumbing and landscaping work. We partner with qualified architects and engineers to draw up plans, help with municipal approval and watch the progress of the building project so that it can be signed off when it’s completed.

Bosazza Roofing & Timber Homes are specialists in construction and timber frame building. We work hard to build the best quality homes that we can. We also want to give our clients the best service we can and be trustworthy and transparent.

Our clients include private home owners, commercial hotels and conference centers as well as government national parks and resorts.

Timber Homes - Plans & Pricing

We have some basic house designs to help you get started building your dream wooden house. There are a few two, three and four bedroom timber homes designs. Our two most popular designs are below:

Two Bedroom Starter Home with Options to Extend

DESIGN: Oregon
DECK AREA: 25.5m²
DETAILS: This two bedroom starter home features an open plan living and kitchen area and separate bathroom, as well as a large deck for outdoor entertaining. It is designed so that you can easily extend as your family (or budget!) grow.
PRICED FROM: R 631 350.00 (R 841 052.50 including fees & VAT)

Three Bedroom Timber Home Plan by Bosazza Roofing & Timber Homes

Three Bedroom Timber Home, Open Plan

DESIGN: Mahogany
DETAILS: This three bedroom timber home has a nice sized master bedroom and en-suite as well as two additional bedrooms and a separate bathroom. The living room, dining room and kitchen are open plan. There is a large open deck which runs the entire length of the house, giving plenty of space for entertaining outdoors.
PRICED FROM: R 1,017,680.00

"We definitely recommend Bosazza Roofing & Timber Homes!
Situated in Gauteng, we were worried about not being able to check on progress but since the start of the project Jonathan instilled a sense of control and calm. We immediately knew it would be a success.
And oh boy was it a success! Staff and sub-contractors knew exactly what was expected of them and when they were needed. They were professional, friendly and accommodating.
Jonathan spotted possible issues with the roof and worked around it; by doing this he ensured that we keep our beautiful sea view.
The building site was always clean and neat.
He is a master in his trade. His attention to detail, quality and planning makes him and his team easy to work and communicate with. He has a talent to envision something before it is constructed which makes him very good at what he does."
Timber Homes built by Bosazza Roofing & Timber Homes, Eastern Cape
Mr. & Mrs. Lemmer
Residential Clients, Chintsa

Recent Timber Home Projects

Two Bedroom Timber Home with Decorative Concrete Finishes

This 130m² custom timber home is small but beautiful. It features bespoke decorative concrete finishes on the floor and walls, created with the raw finish of the cement screed.

The external walls of the timber home are clad in fiber cement boards which require minimal maintenance

Large, Three Bedroom Timber Home in Chinsa East, East London

This large 200m² timber home was designed around having two adjoining living spaces; one for our clients Chrissy & Nick, and one for Chrissy's parents on their annual visit from Germany. The brief also requested a relaxed beach style and lots of open space - check out how we achieved this on our latest turnkey project.

Timber Home with paved drive and back entrance

Three Bed Timber Home, Chintsa East

A home doesn’t have to be big to be beautiful as this small three bedroom wooden house design shows us! The simple, open plan living space has a 100m² floor area and a 30m² deck overlooking stunning views of Chintsa beach and the Indian Ocean.

How Does it Work When You Build a Custom Home?

The prospect of designing and building a custom home is very exciting – but it can also be daunting when you don’t know what to expect. Below is a collection of articles aimed at helping you to understand how the process works; what to expect when and who is responsible for what steps. We hope they help! 

Small Custom Home built in Timber Frame - Eastern Cape

What is the process to Build a Custom Home: First Steps

Building your own custom home is an exciting project to look forward to but it can be over-whelming if you’re not sure how the process works, what to expect and who manages what aspects. In this article I will explain the various steps in the process of building a new custom home. My aim is to assist new home builders in understanding how things work. Our company Bosazza Roofing & Timber Homes, builds custom timber homes for clients in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. The building process described is therefore based on our experience here.

Timber Frame House being Built, Eastern Cape

The Building Process: Breaking Ground to Moving Day

In this article I will walk you through steps 10 – 20 of the building process. From when your builder “breaks ground” to the moment that you turn the key in the lock of the front door and finally get to make your custom-built house a home. I will give details about getting soil classification, registering the home build with the NHBRC, how progress reports, payments and variations are managed, inspections of the building, acquiring certificates of compliance, an occupancy certificate, and getting the final building snags fixed up.

Professional Timber Home Builder

South African Institute of Timber Builders (SAITB) Logo
Certificate of Competetence
ITC-SA Accredited Roof Erector - Bosazza Roofing
Certificate of Competetence
National Home Builders Registration Council - NHBRC
Registration No.
Construction Industry Development Board - South Africa
General Builders: Level 4
Registration No.

Bosazza Roofing & Timber Homes is a professional member of the South African Institute for Timber Builders (SAITB) as a professional timber builder, and the Institute for Timber Construction South Africa (ITC-SA) as a professional Roof Erector. We are registered with the National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC). Our buildings follow the codes laid out by the South African National Building Standards therefore are inspected and signed off by qualified engineers.

We are a grade 6 General Builder with the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) allowing the company to take on government projects up to the value of R 20 million. We can provide the infrastructure and access to capital necessary to complete large construction projects.

Our clients, business and employees are protected with our comprehensive insurances and all workmanship carries an appropriate guarantee.

Contact us for professional references, proof of membership and certification, insurances and good standing with government departments.

PLEASE NOTE: All of the prices that we list on our website are intended as a guideline or starting point, we reserve the right to revise pricing upon quotation.