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Growcott Freer Property is a New Zealand owned urban property development company. Offering a bespoke selection of developments that provide both prospective investors and homeowners the chance to own a brand new property in some of Christchurch’s most sought after neighbourhoods.

Directors Nicholas and Isaac personally oversee every project, they have carefully partnered with some of the largest names in the industry to ensure the design, craftsmanship, liveability and overall building experience is perfect from conception to completion.

Whether you’re looking to take your first step onto the property ladder, searching for your picture-perfect family home or an investment we’re certain you’ll find what you’re looking for with Growcott Freer Property.

Developments include a number of residential properties varying from new homes to affordable metropolitan townhouses. Take a look at our current and past developments for more information, or alternatively contact someone from our team.

Nicholas Growcott


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Nicholas has grown up around construction, with his father arguably Christchurch’s best architectural builder. For almost a decade Nicholas has been working as a licensed building practitioner (a builder!) on some of Christchurch’s most sought-after homes.
Growcott Freer Property has grown from Nicholas’ love for the property industry and how fulfilling it is to see families move in to their new home.

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Isaac Freer


027 354 5061

Growing up Isaac always loved helping his dad with the day to day business of his commercial property portfolio. Isaac trained and worked as an electrician for seven years, however always had a pull to get involved in property development. Nicholas and Isaac have been life-long friends and in their respective trades have been lucky to work closely together throughout their careers to date. With a shared vision, the conception of Growcott Freer Property was an obvious one.

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Vaughan Ellis

General Manager

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Vaughan was a natural fit for the General Manager role, overseeing the day-to-day running of Growcott Freer Property. Vaughan brings a unique wealth of building industry knowledge and first-hand experience to the team.
Over the last 10 years Vaughan has worked closely with Nic and his father John in his bespoke building company. He always appreciated Nic’s work ethic, craftsmanship and interpersonal skills first as an apprentice, then builder and foreman.
Vaughan’s supply chain expertise and ability to wear many different hats has seen him facilitate high-end materials and services to countless award-winning architectural builders and construction companies. This experience has shaped his passion for calmly and quickly ”making things happen” on each of our projects.

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John Growcott

Operations Manager

John Growcott established his own construction firm J H Growcott Builders in 1986, over the last four decades John has built some of New Zealand’s finest bespoke architecturally designed homes.
His need for perfection, eye for detail and impeccable craftsmanship made John the obvious choice for Growcott Freer Property’s Operations Manager position.
John is responsible for implementing and executing inspections and evaluations on every single Growcott Freer Property home to ensure they meet not only NZ building code but also Nic and Isaac’s exceptional high standards.
If you’re lucky enough to know John – you‘ll agree he is reliable, professional and someone you want to keep around.

Nick Putt

Sales Manager

021 335 558

Our trusted Sales Consultant, Nick Putt, puts all his energy into fostering relationships with potential (and repeat) home buyers. Nick’s industry knowledge, coupled with his exceptional customer service skills means whether you're a first-time homebuyer or an experienced investor, Nick is here to support you to find your perfect home.
Nick is passionate about real estate and is dedicated to staying up to date with the latest market trends and industry developments, giving our clients an edge when it comes to finding the ideal property. His expertise in the field allows him to guide our clients through every step of the buying process, making it a seamless and stress-free experience.

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