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4 d4 dCookyCooky posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Sorry, I dont understand. Did you also by a quarter acre lot like Hasan?

4 d4 dCookyCooky posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Congrats! So glad that all worked out for you. We looked at doing the same also, but the lots available all had so many restrictions on them with a large…

16 d16 dCookyCooky posted:
Show us your facade...

Thanks so much!

1 month1 monthCookyCooky posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Correct, so if your lot is undervalued by 30k, bringing it's worth to 430k and not the 460k you paid, the bank will require you to either produce the additional…

1 month1 monthCookyCooky posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Hey Neighbour,
If your land is undervalued and you don't have the savings to make up for the loss, the bank may not give you a loan unless you can come…

1 month1 monthCookyCooky posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

One of the planners told me likely to be June registration, not March as we anticipated. Which makes our concern much worse as prices are set to drop even further…

1 month1 monthCookyCooky posted:
Show us your facade...

This is stunning!
Can I ask what colour your door is and who the supplier is?? It looks black and I am so keen to do that for my entrance…

2 months2 monthsCookyCooky posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Thanks, will do. Also re your post about the sunset clause. My sis in law is a solicitor and she said, yes there may be a chance to do it,…

2 months2 monthsCookyCooky posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Hi Hasan,
Thanks for the referral. Can I just ask, is that with top inclusions?
Thanks again

2 months2 monthsCookyCooky posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Hi Hasan,
We changed our lot sizes from the 400 Sqm to the 532 sqm just after paying the $1000 deposit, but before contracts were exchanged and that was allowed with…

2 months2 monthsCookyCooky posted:
Show us your facade...

Either, honestly. They both dont offend and look nice. Pick whichever you prefer over the other :)

2 months2 monthsCookyCooky posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

Unrelated to your post, but I drive through Bardia daily and see your house is nearing completion! Looks great :)

3 months3 monthsCookyCooky posted:
Building at Bardia - New Breeze

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

3 months3 monthsCookyCooky 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…

3 months3 monthsCookyCooky 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…

4 months4 monthsCookyCooky 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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4 months4 monthsCookyCooky 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…

4 months4 monthsCookyCooky 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…

4 months4 monthsCookyCooky 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…

4 months4 monthsCookyCooky 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…

4 months4 monthsCookyCooky 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…

4 months4 monthsCookyCooky posted:
Show us your facade...

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

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4 months4 monthsCookyCooky 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…

4 months4 monthsCookyCooky 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…

4 months4 monthsCookyCooky posted:
Review my floor plan please - Bardia NSW Build

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

4 months4 monthsCookyCooky 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
4 months4 monthsCookyCooky 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.

5 months5 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.

6 months6 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…

6 months6 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…

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