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13 d13 dCookyCooky posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

I wasnt aware of 3 DCPs, will look this up!

13 d13 dCookyCooky posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

That's a very nice sized block and 44sq will fit nicely with lots if green space still available. Unfortunately, CDC wont take my plans purely on the basis of it…

14 d14 dCookyCooky posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Glenfield council? No such thing. Bardia and Glenfield both are under Campbelltown Council.
I am building a 43 square size home on a 532sqm block, and will be putting through…

26 d26 dCookyCooky posted:
Review my floor plan please - Bardia NSW Build

When you look at the Masterton Tempus on display, it looks good (as if it suits) and I think that sold my family. I have never preferred it because I…

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26 d26 dCookyCooky posted:
Review my floor plan please - Bardia NSW Build

We considered a granny flat, but my parents requested to be in the house. It's made things a bit harder design wise, but I'm happy to make them happy.
Are…

27 d27 dCookyCooky posted:
Review my floor plan please - Bardia NSW Build

Hi alexp79
Thanks for such detailed feedback - really appreciate it! My responses are below:
GROUND FLOOR:
1) I don't get an idea of a…

27 d27 dCookyCooky posted:
Review my floor plan please - Bardia NSW Build

Hey gogo65 how big is your garage? Mine is 6m wide by 5.8m long, we were able to fit our Mazda CX-9 and…

27 d27 dCookyCooky posted:
Review my floor plan please - Bardia NSW Build

I'm looking now at where I can move it. Ideally, its be best next to the washer, so I will try to work that. Thank you for the suggestions!
What sort…

27 d27 dCookyCooky posted:
Review my floor plan please - Bardia NSW Build

Thank you! I'm looking at it now to see how I can re-work this and still be happy with space. Admittedly, it is a big laundry. I just do so…

28 d28 dCookyCooky posted:
Show us your facade...

This is gorgeous. It's contemporary, yet subtle plus your colour choices are amazing!

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28 d28 dCookyCooky posted:
Review my floor plan please - Bardia NSW Build

Yeah, the Architect originally had the living/dining facing north but I requested it changed (some reasons in post above)
Regarding your comment about the mud area - you're right, it…

28 d28 dCookyCooky posted:
Review my floor plan please - Bardia NSW Build

Our block is a corner block, so the north facing side of the house will be our neighbours who is on a zero line boundary. Initially, our architect had the…

28 d28 dCookyCooky posted:
Review my floor plan please - Bardia NSW Build

Hi!
North is on the left. The kitchen faces north.

28 d28 dCookyCooky posted:
Review my floor plan please - Bardia NSW Build

Hi All,
I'm currently working with our Architect to finalise our house plans. We are almost there bar some minor changes here and there, but I would like to see…

Review my floor plan please - Bardia NSW Build
1 month1 monthCookyCooky posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Dont know if you can do CDC before land registration however you can do DA approval via council before land registration.

2 months2 monthsCookyCooky posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Is this a recent change with Campbelltown council? I have built and renovated within the last 2 years and each time received approval within 4 weeks.

3 months3 monthsCookyCooky posted:
Lifesize Plans - Anyone used them?

StructuralBIMGuy, thanks again for your insight. $1500/m2 is about what project builders charge in NSW too, but this varies based on the size…

3 months3 monthsCookyCooky posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Ah okay! Yep, we've gotten other shots from here too. There's another user in one of the Ed park threads that shares drone images every now and then.
Shame nearmap…

3 months3 monthsCookyCooky posted:
Hall & Hart - Madison (Contemporary) at Willowdale

Hi adalon
Congrats on your new build! Progress seems to be super quick with H&H. We had looked into them, but they werent willing…

3 months3 monthsCookyCooky posted:
Lifesize Plans - Anyone used them?

Hi StructuralBIMGuy thanks for the advice. This is I guess why I was hoping to have gotten some feedback on this company specifically.…

3 months3 monthsCookyCooky posted:
Lifesize Plans - Anyone used them?

Thanks kjane i will happily share as im keen to get opinions! Its so easy to miss things. Hopefully if we do this…

3 months3 monthsCookyCooky posted:
Lifesize Plans - Anyone used them?

Hi kks, thanks for your thoughtful reply. I will look into the car parking too. I honestly didn't think much of that at…

3 months3 monthsCookyCooky posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

How did you get access? I was happy to pay as an individual but they have restricted usage to businesses only.
Thanks for the photo! Its nice to get an…

3 months3 monthsCookyCooky posted:
Lifesize Plans - Anyone used them?

Hi kks, yep we looked through this with our Architect before doing up the concept designs. We hope we have covered most things,…

3 months3 monthsCookyCooky posted:
Lifesize Plans - Anyone used them?

Hi kjane! Yes, we have considered what we need as a family and it's incredibly vital that our home makes our parents comfortable,…

3 months3 monthsCookyCooky posted:
Lifesize Plans - Anyone used them?

Hi StructuralBIMGuy thanks very much for your advice.
The issue I have, is we are having both my parents and my father in…

3 months3 monthsCookyCooky posted:
Lifesize Plans - Anyone used them?

Hi all,
We have drawn up our concept sketch and are pretty happy with it the way it is, but before our Architect draws up the plans in CAD, we…

4 months4 monthsCookyCooky posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Hi Glo,
No, not as yet. I'll let you know when I find out.
I am going DA with Council not CDC
If you did a 1.5m x 8m balcony, that's…

4 months4 monthsCookyCooky posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

As the land is close to registration, Dahua Group will advise you to prepare your loan documents and finance etc in order to be fully financed by settlement date, which…

4 months4 monthsCookyCooky posted:
Study in master bedroom

Neither my husband or I are fans of the open bathroom concept. Some things should still be private!
I don't want the dresser space near the bathroom, but finding it difficult…

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