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andystar70

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6 years6 yearsandystar70andystar70 posted:
Our Hamilton23 with Carlisle - Moved in pictures added!

The gaps around the alfresco and laundry doors are ok. They get filled in later on when the full facing for the doors is done. We had the same question…

6 years6 yearsandystar70andystar70 posted:
How long until land settlement

We had roads and lights in three months before the land settled. :(

6 years6 yearsandystar70andystar70 posted:
Berwick Waters - Land Titles

Avsharma we built with Carlisle at Pasadena - very happy! You can check my thread for details.

6 years6 yearsandystar70andystar70 posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

That is completely based on your block. The initial quote is an estimate, and if you don't go for fixed site costs you take the risk that the costs will…

6 years6 yearsandystar70andystar70 posted:
The MuzzMansion

Congrats!!!

6 years6 yearsandystar70andystar70 posted:
Our Hamilton23 with Carlisle - Moved in pictures added!

All very exciting! Where are you building?

6 years6 yearsandystar70andystar70 posted:
Metricon vs Carlisle

We went with Carlisle's Loan Studio and they were outstanding.

6 years6 yearsandystar70andystar70 posted:
Metricon vs Carlisle

We were about to sign with Metricon when we discovered Carlisle. At the time it was more about the house suiting our needs (we built the Ascot 35) …

6 years6 yearsandystar70andystar70 posted:
The MuzzMansion

Great to hear!

7 years7 yearsandystar70andystar70 posted:
PR's Finished Build - A belated update and a wedding Pg. 69

Congrats on starting the journey!
I assume you have a block of land? If so, what direction does the house face?

7 years7 yearsandystar70andystar70 posted:
Handover approaching - damaged spa bath - what to do??

I agree with the above. Stand your ground and make them do something about it.

7 years7 yearsandystar70andystar70 posted:
Porter Davis homes

At the very least I'd be demanding that the cost of the niches be refunded. Horrible, horrible workmanship.

7 years7 yearsandystar70andystar70 posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

Welcome!
Our site costs were fixed before the soil test and before the land titled. In our case it turned out to be a good thing as it was based on…

7 years7 yearsandystar70andystar70 posted:
Sammymac's build! - We have keys!!! :-)

No way would I be accepting that join. Looks like a bad home handyman job.

7 years7 yearsandystar70andystar70 posted:
ascot 35 carlisle homes

Hi Ben - Jackie from Carlisle contacted us on Friday to ask if she could bring someone through our place, so if you're working with Jackie I think it's covered!…

7 years7 yearsandystar70andystar70 posted:
Building Ascot 35 with Carlisle- We are in!

Oh yes it was Paramount. It was a standard facade at the time.
Didn't get around to blogging as well. I do have a bunch of new pics which I will…

7 years7 yearsandystar70andystar70 posted:
Building Ascot 35 with Carlisle- We are in!

Yes our floor was Cat 1. :)
The facade was one of the standard ones - can't remember what it was called?
We were very happy with…

7 years7 yearsandystar70andystar70 posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

Check out my thread for our Ascot 35 build. It's a wonderful house and we couldn't be happier! Will post some more recent updated pics when I am at a…

7 years7 yearsandystar70andystar70 posted:
Building the Atlantique Mk2 with Carlisle Homes

Great to hear! Hope it all keeps going smoothly!

7 years7 yearsandystar70andystar70 posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

We had our final inspection and settlement on the same day. I'm pretty sure this is bff
Astandard. We knew a week in adviser

7 years7 yearsandystar70andystar70 posted:
What is reasonable. Renocracking and mistakes

I would definitely contact the builder and ask him to come and look at the issues and then see what he is prepared to do. Was there any warranty on…

7 years7 yearsandystar70andystar70 posted:
Building Ascot 35 with Carlisle- We are in!

Good to hear - all the best for the moving in process!!!

7 years7 yearsandystar70andystar70 posted:
Building Ascot 35 with Carlisle- We are in!

Great to hear Dan! Have you been happy with your build?

7 years7 yearsandystar70andystar70 posted:
Building the Atlantique Mk2 with Carlisle Homes

Willow, that's no good at all! Sorry to hear. I hope things end smoothly for you. :(

7 years7 yearsandystar70andystar70 posted:
Delayed land settlement

Sympathies - our land was delayed by 11 months and it was not fun. We built with Carlisle and had a buffer built into our contract. I'd suggest finding out…

7 years7 yearsandystar70andystar70 posted:
NBN ... Confused

Our is also with Opticomm, it's in the garage, and it's fine. Can't think of a better place for it really unless you want to lose wall or cupboard space.

7 years7 yearsandystar70andystar70 posted:
Porter Davis homes

I don't know about your estate, monkeypantz, but in ours you can't have the same facade within I think six houses in any direction. Hopefully yours is the same! …

7 years7 yearsandystar70andystar70 posted:
Need advice following rejection of plans by council - Please

I'd be seriously looking at walking away from this builder if you can. They should never have put you in this position in the first place.

7 years7 yearsandystar70andystar70 posted:
Building in Fernvale - Pic update!

Looking great! It's all coming together now. :)

7 years7 yearsandystar70andystar70 posted:
Sammymac's build! - We have keys!!! :-)

We didn't get our proper handle until just before handover. We had a temporary one for the build so the proper one didn't get damaged. Might be the same?

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