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6 d6 dbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Boundary between properties

I would just put an angle on that part of the retaining wall and then continue to the boundary.

12 d12 dbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Suggestions on our floor plan

Just a different suggestion - I would flip the kitchen and meals/ dining with the family room. You can then fit in a large Walk in Pantry. I would…

Suggestions on our floor plan
12 d12 dbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
New house - Interior colors suggestion

It really depends on what you are drawn to. Most people head for warm white (usually have brown undertones) or cool white (which have grey undertones). Personal preference.
Go…

14 d14 dbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Advice on floor plans

I think this is an improvement on the original. I remember seeing that one a few weeks ago. It flows really well. You have the biggest kitchen/ butlers…

14 d14 dbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Please help convincing me we didn’t make our house too big!

We lived in a tiny rental while our house was being built and just loved the extra space once we moved in.

18 d18 dbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Please help convincing me we didn’t make our house too big!

That's a great size and the big living/ dining will be fabulous. I love space.

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18 d18 dbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Floor Layout help

I don't think the meals and living will both fit.
Depending on how big your dining table is, if you move the pantry to the side wall of the kitchen, you…

Floor Layout help
20 d20 dbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Walk in Robe size - Opinions please

We love having the entry to the ensuite via the walk in robe. It means that you can close the door to the WIR and have a shower and…

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21 d21 dbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Walk in Robe size - Opinions please

I think it is a good size. .

28 d28 dbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Coral Homes general build thread

We had Coral tile our alfresco last year and they don't tile the side.

1 month1 monthbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Comment on floor plans

I think your floorplan works really well.
Do you need 2 door into the guest ensuite as it doesn't leave anywhere for a towel rail.
One thing I would suggest is…

1 month1 monthbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Gloss vs Matt floor tiles in wet areas

We have shine tiles (sometimes called lapato). They are a cross between matt and gloss. We have them through the whole house including in the showers and don't…

1 month1 monthbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Render patchy

Thanks. You don't see all the brick lines once it is painted.

1 month1 monthbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Render patchy

I have added 2 photos of our house - one before painting
and one after painting
Our render looked exactly like yours before painting. I hope this puts your mind at ease..

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1 month1 monthbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Render patchy

That looks exactly how ours did after rendering. It was then painted and looks perfect.

2 months2 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Gj gardener Brisbane north

I know of 2 people in last 9 months who built with GJ Gardner (one at Narangba and one at Newport) and both unhappy. Not sure which franchise though.

3 months3 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Open Plan Family/Kitchen/Dining/Alfresco-TV & couch position

Option 1 creates a much bigger space and when you are sitting on the couch, you can can still enjoy the outside space.

3 months3 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Door handle height

I was thinking the same thing.

3 months3 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Start Date six months, 6 months build time!!!

We built with Coral and had a great experience.
We bought our block in May 2017 but it didn't register until November 2017, so we signed original contracts in June 2017…

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3 months3 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Advice on customised floor plan

That will be nice

3 months3 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Advice on customised floor plan

This may work better depending on how much light your rooms will get.
By taking out the extra bench along the wall, gives you more space and more space in the…

Advice on customised floor plan
3 months3 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Advice on customised floor plan

That is a good point, which way is north?

3 months3 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Advice on customised floor plan

There are so many options available to you. Just go with what you like best and keep playing with the plan until you are really happy that it all…

3 months3 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Coral Homes Capri 22 Hamptons

Your house looks beautiful. The colours look great.

3 months3 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Fencing question

We were the first of the houses to build so we did the fence (timber lapped and capped).
We put the nice side of the fence on the alfresco side of…

3 months3 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Jasper17

A queen bed with bedside tables will fit in a room of 3m x 3m. There won't be any room for a chest of drawers but most display homes…

3 months3 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Advice on customised floor plan

I have been looking at your kitchen layout and just throwing something completely different into the wind.
What if you flip the kitchen around. You actually end up with more room…

Advice on customised floor plan
3 months3 monthsbestspecialsbestspecials posted:
Manhattan 21 heavily modified - Coral Homes

Looks great. Congratulations.

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