Building Services

In today’s climate, maximising your investment through extending your existing property can make real sense, to continue climbing the property ladder.

From inception to completion, Vanilla can give you the space that works for you in every way.

Vanilla build inspiring spaces. Our experience allows us to do this. We deliver a personal environment to meet your needs and budget. We achieve this through client communication and our genuine desire to exceed your expectations to give you the home you deserve.

Our trade skills and methodology offer our clients a personally tailored works programme delivering exacting standards of workmanship and attention to detail across all our trade connections. This gives our clients confidence at each stage of the project. Client service is paramount to us.

Having the kitchen you’ve always wanted, refitting your bathroom or even creating a fabulous decking area to extend your living space, Vanilla can make it happen. We are always full of ideas, sensitive to your budget and timescale requirements and have the expertise to deliver every time.
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Renovating a property, and subsequently adding value, makes sense in today’s climate. From a tenement flat, to a complete refurbishment of an ‘A’ listed country mansion, Vanilla has the ideas and expertise to maximise your investment and deliver your dream.

Vanilla can design and build the house of your dreams. With plots of land representing good value in the current market, you can have the bespoke home tailored to your lifestyle. Your space to live, love and laugh. Make it your own. Collaboration on your project from an early stage maximises its potential. Whether it’s a home extension, a garage, sunroom or an attic conversion, we can take the hassle away with our one stop shop design and build service.

Design & Build

Whether wishing to build a new house, extend or renovate an existing property our design and build service will bring the project to fruition with the least amount of stress. Our dedicated professional team will deal with all the local authority approvals and complete the project to your budget and the highest standard.

Architectural Services

At Vanilla we have working relationships with several architects. We know each one and what kind of project would be best suited to each of them in order to provide the best possible service to our clients.

New Build Homes

We take care of the entire build from the groundworks to the roof finish. Using your architects and engineers drawings our team will build the house to your exacting standards.

Conversions & Renovations

Converting and renovating properties requires sympathy and an ability to adapt to the needs of the client and the property. Our tradesmen and hands on management allow us to provide the highest standard of finish.


Adding additional space to your property can achieve more usable areas and create value. We build extensions to the highest standard of finish using our professional team of tradesmen and management.

Kitchens & Bathrooms

We can supply and fit or are happy to install a kitchen or bathroom you have supplied. Our team will complete the project to your expectations.

Internal Finishes

The finish is what everyone sees. We pride ourselves in the level of finish we create whether its tiling, flooring, skirtings and facings or decoration.


Outdoor space can be as stunning as the inside of your property. We have designers and tradesmen that can transform your garden or driveway to enhance your home.

Project Management

If you want a professional and experienced project manager to run a build or project to time and budget, Vanilla can help. This is what we do day to day on our own projects to satisfy all our clients requirements.

Interior Design Service

If you are having trouble or have run out of ideas how best to finish your project or would like to re-vamp your property without major works, our interior design service may be for you. From soft furnishings and wall coverings, to choice in finished floors we are able to help.

See what people are saying about us

"Graeme has been a brilliant property manager for us. We have had little reason to contact him but when we have he has responded almost immediately and sorted any problems we have had. He has made our first rental experience in Edinburgh very enjoyable and we would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone."
Sloan Street, Leith

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“Excellent service from Vanilla Homes Property Management. Good rapport with my Property Manager who knows exactly what standards I aim to achieve with my properties.”
J.T. White

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"Vanilla did a fantastic job of remodelling the lower floor of our house to form a large open plan kitchen/living/dining area. We were delighted by the quality of the work carried out at a competitive price by Chris and his team."
Douglas Hardie