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How much does a 3-bedroom house cost?

  • R7000R15,000 / sqm
    3-bedroom house — cost per sqm
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At Procompare, we have been tracking prices and seasonal trends for many years. Based on our proprietary data of historical project costs (acquired from thousands of our Pros) and other cost data from various respectable sources, we have put together a 2022 3-bedroom house cost guide, where we have gathered all the necessary information for you to make the best possible decision.


3-bedroom house — cost per sqm

  • R7000R15,000 / sqm

Even though we are witnessing a rapid increase in the proportion of two bedroom homes in SA, three-bedroom houses are still the most popular choice. A spacious 3-bedroom house can measure up to 200 sqm, but it usually measures between 120 and 150 square metres. The average cost of a 3-bedroom house is R11,000 / sqm, or typically between R7000 / sqm and R15,000 / sqm.

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Recent jobs for 3-bedroom houses

Extension/addition

  • City (or suburb) where you need the service: Wierdapark, Pretoria
  • What kind of property do you have?: House/Townhouse
  • What do you want to add to the existing property?: Deck/Patio/Balcony, Garage, Other
  • Approx. size of the addition: 100–200 sqm
  • Do you have all the necessary building plans?: Yes, I have all the necessary plans
  • Estimated project start: More than 3 months

1. Remodel an existing garage, with adjoining servant's quarter, into one big area (intending to use it as home office space). 2. Upgrade an existing separate servant's toilet, with new modern fittings. 3. Enclose an existing double carport, for use as a new garage. Or build a new double garage, depending on regulations. 4. Remodel/rebuild an existing lapa area with built-in braai. The current supporting structure is a combination of bricks and sleeper wood, with a thatched roof. Want to change the supporting structure to be bricks only and replace thatch with tiles, in full. Keeping built-in braai, in place. 5. Getting the plans in order, after that the building will commence.

New build

  • City (or suburb) where you need the service: Lephalale
  • What type of property do you want to build?: Other
  • Approx. size of the new build: Less than 100 sqm
  • Do you have all the necessary building plans?: Yes, I have all the necessary plans
  • Estimated project start: 1–3 months

Specification attached. The existing park home sizs is 20.5M x 3.7M with two doors. 6 big windows & 1 small windows for the existing ablution fa ility within the clinic. It must be divided into half, one section of the facility will remain as a clinic & the other one will be modified into extra ablution facility for both Males & Females. Please check the attachments for further specifications.

Renovation/remodel

  • City (or suburb) where you need the service: Pretoria central
  • What kind of property do you have?: House/Townhouse
  • What rooms do you want to renovate/remodel?: Kitchen, Bathroom(s), Bedrooms/Living room/Dining room, Deck/Patio/Balcony
  • Approx. size of the renovation/remodel: 100–200 sqm
  • Do you have all the necessary building plans?: No plans – I need the Pro's help
  • Estimated project start: 1–3 months

We need help renovating our home we are purchasing. Its a 3 bedroom townhouse in a complex. We anticipate geting most of the rooms carpeted, sitting room as well as the stairs. The bathrooms (2) also need a retouch, and in the balconies we would like to close off with clear glass slide doors, as well as maybe add in a small room/storage area on the ground level on the garden side.

Renovation/remodel

  • City (or suburb) where you need the service: Towerby, Johannesburg
  • What kind of property do you have?: Flat complex
  • What rooms do you want to renovate/remodel?: Kitchen, Bathroom(s), Bedrooms/Living room/Dining room, Deck/Patio/Balcony
  • Approx. size of the renovation/remodel: Less than 100 sqm
  • Do you have all the necessary building plans?: No plans – I need the Pro's help
  • Estimated project start: 1–3 months

In the process of purchasing a fixer- upper and would like an idea of remodelling costs. Looking at a 3 bedroom flat in need of a strip out of old carpentry and flooring, paint and fit out including new kitchen, bathroom, toilet, wardrobes and refurbish of flooring. Looking to do this on a budget and keep costs down. Hoping for a functional and clean finish.

Renovation/remodel

  • City (or suburb) where you need the service: Nigel
  • What kind of property do you have?: House/Townhouse
  • What rooms do you want to renovate/remodel?: Kitchen, Bathroom(s), Bedrooms/Living room/Dining room, Garage
  • Approx. size of the renovation/remodel: Less than 100 sqm
  • Do you have all the necessary building plans?: No plans – I need the Pro's help
  • Estimated project start: Within a month

Not sure about the size.Renovations includes the lounge, but not the whole floor plan.With what has been done I'm not happy and would like to change not major but need advise. 2 bedrooms and bathroom,need advise.remodeling of the kitchen.If possible I would like to have an interior designer/architect as well to assist with advise.Any recommendations will be appreciated.Thank you

Extension/addition

  • City (or suburb) where you need the service: Hout Bay, Cape Town
  • What kind of property do you have?: House/Townhouse
  • What do you want to add to the existing property?: Bedrooms/Living room/Dining room
  • Approx. size of the addition: Less than 100 sqm
  • Do you have all the necessary building plans?: No plans are required
  • Estimated project start: 1–3 months

I want to extend my master bedroom by about 2.5m. Width of the bedroom is 4.0m. Roof height about 2.5m In the attachment: The dark grey walls are the existing bedroom. The cavity currently contains a window and a door, which will have to be removed and are not suited to reuse. The pink walls are for the extension. The thin pink line is a window. The slatted pink is the roof. The roof is flat and just an extension of the patio roof. No cupboards. Floor probably tiles.

Renovation/remodel

  • City (or suburb) where you need the service: Klerksdorp
  • What kind of property do you have?: House/Townhouse
  • What rooms do you want to renovate/remodel?: Bathroom(s)
  • Approx. size of the renovation/remodel: Less than 100 sqm
  • Do you have all the necessary building plans?: No plans are required
  • Estimated project start: Within a month

We have a house at the Vaalriver in Orkney Klerskdorp. We have a toilet on the one side then we have a wall that use to be a build in cupboard and on the other side of the wall we have the basin and shower. We would like to brake the wall down to have a open plan bathroom. Then we need to purchase a new toilet, install a corner bath and upgrade the shower a little bit with a new shower door and new taps, it only has a shower curtain at the moment.

Renovation/remodel

  • City (or suburb) where you need the service: Cape Town
  • What kind of property do you have?: House/Townhouse
  • What rooms do you want to renovate/remodel?: Deck/Patio/Balcony, Other
  • Approx. size of the renovation/remodel: Less than 100 sqm
  • Do you have all the necessary building plans?: No plans are required
  • Estimated project start: Within a month

1. Installation of patio stoep concrete slab= 9 square metres for tiling 2. Installation of outside entertainment area concrete slab for tiling = 12 square metres 3. Renovation of outside entertainment area including replastering and renovation of braai structure to accept fabricated standard mild steel braai unit 4. Installation of appropriate lighting for entertainment area

Renovation/remodel

  • City (or suburb) where you need the service: Pretoria West, Pretoria
  • What kind of property do you have?: House/Townhouse
  • What rooms do you want to renovate/remodel?: Kitchen, Bathroom(s), Bedrooms/Living room/Dining room, Garage
  • Approx. size of the renovation/remodel: 100–200 sqm
  • Do you have all the necessary building plans?: No plans – I need the Pro's help
  • Estimated project start: More than 3 months

Current three-bedroom house require renovation into four-bedroom ensuite double storey house with eight metre long double garage. Plan (not approved/submitted to municipality). 1) Ground floor (1-bed, lounge, kitchen, and outside bathroom), 2) First floor (3-bed & study - all with veranda), We consider starting with ground floor...

New build

  • City (or suburb) where you need the service: Simon'S Town, Fish Hoek
  • What type of property do you want to build?: House/Townhouse
  • Approx. size of the new build: 100–200 sqm
  • Do you have all the necessary building plans?: Yes, I have all the necessary plans
  • Estimated project start: More than 3 months

We are still in the planning phase to build on an erf we bought in Murdock Valley in Simon's Town. It is on quite a steep slope in Rocklands. To aid our planning we are looking for a rough estimate cost per square meter for average & luxury home prices (double storey up the slopes) - excluding the cost of excavations and retaining walls required. There is a road adjacent to the plot so should be easily accessible. We are just looking for a rough estimate and a potential price range to work with for our planning.