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21 d21 demerthisemerthis posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

I'm in Stage 7 of Aurora, so not far away.

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22 d22 demerthisemerthis posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

Hi everyone.
The plan for our lot shows a shared driveway with our neighbour, but our building envelope means that our garage must be 1 metre away from that boundary.…

1 month1 monthemerthisemerthis posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

Yes. If you go into the new Aurora sales office they'll tell you all about that.

2 months2 monthsemerthisemerthis posted:
Boutique Homes

It's going to depend on the size of your home and which bits you choose to upgrade. For example, we chose Cat2 tiles but went almost to the ceiling on…

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2 months2 monthsemerthisemerthis posted:
Boutique Homes

I think it also depends on the size of your frontage. We also paid extra for a corner treatment.

2 months2 monthsemerthisemerthis posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

Hopefully none until the train line goes in, in about 20 years!

3 months3 monthsemerthisemerthis posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

I think there are a couple of other standard facade options, at the same level as the Modern.
My wife loved the flat-roofed Escala facade on the Barcelona display at…

3 months3 monthsemerthisemerthis posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

Wow that's a coincidence. We're also building a Riviera 33 in Stage 7a.
What facade are you looking at? We're going with the Provincial on a corner block.

4 months4 monthsemerthisemerthis posted:
Boutique Homes

That's rubbish. This is one reason I really don't like the idea of building on a concrete slab. It's a shame they don't give us a choice, but I suppose…

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4 months4 monthsemerthisemerthis posted:
Boutique Homes

That's a worry. Dunno how they're gonna fix that stuff without pulling down the frame and breaking up the slab.
Did darbecca do an inspection prior to the slab being…

4 months4 monthsemerthisemerthis posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

Unfortunately I don't think this is as good for Epping/Wollert residents as they might think. The Hume already backs up at the junctions with the Ring Road and Cooper St,…

5 months5 monthsemerthisemerthis posted:
Boutique Homes

Hi there,
We were going to but decided on the Riviera 33 instead.
The big windows in the Barcelona living area are great but the lack of wall between them…

5 months5 monthsemerthisemerthis posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

All I'm saying is that I don't want my slab poured or my timber frame exposed to this kind of weather. Fencing, sure that's a different matter.

5 months5 monthsemerthisemerthis posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

It's been raining really heavily lately. How much work do you want them to do while it's like this? When everything dries out it will move and shrink.

5 months5 monthsemerthisemerthis posted:
Boutique Homes

You can find most of that out at your walk through, before you pay anything. A lot of stuff is standard.

6 months6 monthsemerthisemerthis posted:
Boutique Homes

The Riviera 33 is actually shorter than the 29.

6 months6 monthsemerthisemerthis posted:
Boutique Homes

Hi there,
We struggled with this decision. We liked the Riviera 33 initially, but fell in love with the Barcelona 32 when we went through them. We eventually cane back…

7 months7 monthsemerthisemerthis posted:
Boutique Homes

I figured that. We're not signing anything until we're sure it's what we want.
Good luck then . U must have a big block to build Riviera 33? I am surprise…

7 months7 monthsemerthisemerthis posted:
Boutique Homes

I figured that. We're not signing anything until we're sure it's what we want.

7 months7 monthsemerthisemerthis posted:
Boutique Homes

Excellent news, thanks!

7 months7 monthsemerthisemerthis posted:
Boutique Homes

Well, our sales consultant isn't going to be very happy with us. We have decided, only tonight, that we really want the Riviera 33 instead of the Barcelona 32. So…

7 months7 monthsemerthisemerthis posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

There was rail. It was closed in 1980s because it was losing money. Everyone had cars and all freight went by truck.

7 months7 monthsemerthisemerthis posted:
LYNDARUM/AURORA/SUMMERHILL ESTATES: Epping, Victoria

Hi everyone,
We have obtained one of the corner lots in Aurora 7a, facing the transport corridor, about a block or so away from Craigieburn Rd. Here's hoping the rail line…

7 months7 monthsemerthisemerthis posted:
Boutique Homes

Hi everyone and thanks for the huge amount of information and experience you've posted here.
My wife and I are about to do the PWC this Saturday, for a Barcelona 32…

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