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22 d22 dBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Statesman Homes Build At Wasleys, 4000m2 Block, First Home.

Val G. if that is your own design, it will cost more than if you went for a standard Statesman design which you then modified to suit your needs.

24 d24 dBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Statesman Homes Build At Wasleys, 4000m2 Block, First Home.

A couple of things to look out for.
1. The base price of the house you are planning to build might be around $150k, but by the time you have made…

25 d25 dBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Statesman Homes Build At Wasleys, 4000m2 Block, First Home.

We built with Statesman and moved into our house last February. Very happy with the quality of the build.
We did visit the site every other day and picked up a…

2 months2 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Double Garage VS Extra bedroom?

Definitely go for the double garage. Off street parking is really important to home buyers, and these days there are more 2 car families than ever before.

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2 months2 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
living and dining orientation

We have built 3 houses over the last 20 years, each with large project home builders in Adelaide. Each house was based on an existing design with some modifications specific…

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2 months2 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Quote for partition shower screen - is it unreasonable?

The shower alcove in our main bathroom is 2400mmx1000mm. Unsure if it’s the same as you call a partition wall, but we have what our builder describes as nib walls…

2 months2 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
living and dining orientation

Has this floorplan been built as a display home that you can visit and actually walk through? You need to be able to envision living in this house.
Unless you are…

2 months2 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Stubborn Brick Stains - Render or ReBricking

Looking at your two photos, whatever they treated your bricks with appears to have made it far worse.

2 months2 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Stubborn Brick Stains - Render or ReBricking

We moved into our house 8 months ago. We have had a similar issue with our PGH Oyster bricks, nowhere near as bad as yours though.
Ours have discoloured without patches…

2 months2 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Stubborn Brick Stains - Render or ReBricking

What bricks are they?

2 months2 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Plantation shutters - if you could afford it, would you?

I have plantation shutters on my front windows. I hate to say it, but I don't like them now and regret it.
Mainly because I didn't consider the aesthetics when…

2 months2 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Gj Gardner Wentworth

Great floorplan, love the facade, it will be a beautiful house when it’s finished but I think you’re going to need a cleaner because it’s huge! 😉
Two points to consider…

3 months3 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
HGWA Brabham

Nice floorplan, flows well, perhaps a bit more storage required. You can never have enough!
The alcove in the hallway to beds 3 and 4, are you using that space…

3 months3 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Bathroom Tiles - ask tiler to install our own bought Tiles a

We elected to tile the kitchen splashback after handover. Only a small job and easy enough to find a local tiler, but we had opted for a very large format…

3 months3 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Floor Plan - Advice for Square Block

Huge improvement to the floorplan, the house actually makes sense now.
Would definitely extend out the kitchen/laundry and bedroom wall to increase room sizes unless there’s a really good reason not…

3 months3 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Floor plan advice please

Good question, there was a reason but I can’t remember what that was. Something to do with being able to gain access that room in an emergency, eg someone collapses…

3 months3 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Please help me improve my kitchen layout/laundry

Thanks Louise will pitch it to the builder! I took the idea of putting the fridge in the study and doing a stand alone robe in the bedroom. As you…

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3 months3 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Please help me improve my kitchen layout/laundry

I agree with other comments, the kitchen/butlers pantry and laundry need further work. I do think the changes made by Best Specials were an improvement, by having the entry to…

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3 months3 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Floor Plan - Advice for Square Block

That floorplan works so much better, plenty of storage throughout, and all living areas look onto the alfresco.
Additional changes I would make are to the windows in bedrooms 2 and…

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3 months3 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Floor plan advice please

I’ll p.m. you a copy of our floorplan. We extended the the living room on both sides, and bedrooms 2 and 3 at the rear. We also aligned the…

3 months3 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Floor plan advice please

I would talk to your salesperson before you go any further. Building a house is an expensive exercise and you want to get it right.
We have built twice before and…

3 months3 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Floor plan advice please

We built a modified Felixstow Alfresco, which we moved into 6 months ago. We love the floorplan, it flows really well.
So I’m curious why you didn’t build the Myrtle Alfresco,…

3 months3 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Need Floor-plan Feedback/Recommendations Please

Huge improvement. 😊

3 months3 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Battle axe build

We live in SA and built on a battle axe block with a 35m driveway. Additional cost for services came in around $13k including stormwater and sewage disposal. The builder…

3 months3 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Need Floor-plan Feedback/Recommendations Please

Apologies for providing negative feedback, but IMO the house design does not flow well.
Have you drawn this yourself, or had someone do it for you? I’m not sure it makes…

3 months3 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Floorplan suggestions

A few suggestions...
1. Don’t swap meals and family rooms over, keep the larger space for the family room it is where you will spend the majority of your time.
2.…

3 months3 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Floor plan feedback

https://forum.homeone.com.au/u/83985_1598949848.jpeg
I would not switch your en-suite toilet and shower as you appear to have indicated in your floorplan.
Our en-suite has the same layout and works perfectly. We have full height…

3 months3 monthsBebbsyBebbsy posted:
Ceiling cornice

It come down to personal choice and if you can (or want to) pay for an upgrade, which can be costly depending on the size of your house and the…

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