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4 years4 yearsdav0jdav0j posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

Ahh yes we chose weathered boatshed for flooring and couldn't find it online anywhere. Will try that company name. We have picked the brick fawn which is cat 2, and…

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4 years4 yearsdav0jdav0j posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

The brick I chose was Ash which is a Cat 2 brick. Also requires neutralising as its a light colour brick.
The splash back is a dark grey. Can't remember what…

4 years4 yearsdav0jdav0j posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

I chose the Sierra. It's on my Instagram... Two windows open. One panel on the main and one to the far left
https://instagram.com/p/5Q33yLRkqy/

4 years4 yearsdav0jdav0j posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

I got data points in 4 rooms of my place. On each wall plate there's 2 x Ethernet ports, 2 x coaxial points for free to air/pay TV. This costed…

4 years4 yearsdav0jdav0j posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

my colour browse consultant was fairly new but she knew what she was talking about. whenever i asked about 'rough prices' she went back and asked someone and always came…

4 years4 yearsdav0jdav0j posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

Rare for pegs to go missing as they are stuck in the ground pretty good. Do not mistake these with your boundary markers.
Head out there with a shovel. The peg…

4 years4 yearsdav0jdav0j posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

I had a surplus through CBA on my loan of about $8k. I had it transferred into my bank account which will come in handy for driveway and fencing

4 years4 yearsdav0jdav0j posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

Pretty much everyday during the week and once on the weekend.
It's become harder now that daylight savings is over :(

4 years4 yearsdav0jdav0j posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

I chose not to get an independent building inspector. I definitely think it's peace of mind though.
The inspector Carlsile used picked up a number of issues with my frame but…

4 years4 yearsdav0jdav0j posted:
Berwick Waters - Land Titles

For current and future residents of Berwick waters located in the waterfront, please join this dedicated Facebook group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1429988640636333/

4 years4 yearsdav0jdav0j posted:
Berwick Waters - Land Titles

Hi, is this in the Waterfront or Heritage Hill part of Berwick Waters?
Nothing wrong with a corner block either way!

4 years4 yearsdav0jdav0j posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

I'd say this is not an issue - the wrap is for thermal protection - whether the plumbing piping is inside or outside the wrap has no bearing on the…

4 years4 yearsdav0jdav0j posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

They don't. It's sort of a risk both the builder and you take. It can either a) work in your favour where site costs work out to be more but…

4 years4 yearsdav0jdav0j posted:
Building next to investment properties and fencing

Hi guys, I'm building in a new estate and the 3 lots to my right are being built by the same builder which looks to be like a 'build then…

4 years4 yearsdav0jdav0j posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

For people who have completed their build, what did carlisle give you for your handover gift?

4 years4 yearsdav0jdav0j posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

I had laminate flooring included in an older promo but since they removed it, they've changed the supplier/brand of the laminate flooring options - saw this when I went in…

4 years4 yearsdav0jdav0j posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

my biggest regret is not increasing the size of the fridge space

4 years4 yearsdav0jdav0j posted:
land in circa berwick

my build starts on the 20th in berwick waters heritage hill. i went to visit my block a on the weekend to find that someone has dumped rubbish on…

5 years5 yearsdav0jdav0j posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

Wow that was a quick build!

5 years5 yearsdav0jdav0j posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

For the people who have built a single story home (4 bedrooms), how long did your build take from laying the slab down to finish?
I've been advised 4-6 mths…

5 years5 yearsdav0jdav0j posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

I agree. I found a Samsung one on the weekend which has an 817mm width (model SRF579DLS). Might be the way to go for me
http://www.samsung.com/au/consumer/home…

5 years5 yearsdav0jdav0j posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

Thanks Bards! I've found picking the perfect fridge to be more difficult than expected.

5 years5 yearsdav0jdav0j posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

Hi all. I'm trying to work out what size fridge I can get. The plans show a 900mm gap but do I need to factor in plaster in this drawing?…

5 years5 yearsdav0jdav0j posted:
Building Riva 29 With Carlisle Homes

How are you tracking along with the build? :) please post some photos!

5 years5 yearsdav0jdav0j posted:
Building Riva 29 With Carlisle Homes

Signed my contract last week. Land titled today so the build will hopefully start soon :)

5 years5 yearsdav0jdav0j posted:
Berwick Waters - Land Titles

Fortunately I'm not in a bushfire area. Carlisle included a $4k charge for the bushfire levy on my house and land package however this was then added as a credit…

5 years5 yearsdav0jdav0j posted:
Building Riva 29 With Carlisle Homes

Should be in December. How about you?

5 years5 yearsdav0jdav0j posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

Had my tender today. Went pretty well. Prices came back pretty much as expected.
My only disappointment was how much plantation shutters are for only the master bedroom window. $2500…

5 years5 yearsdav0jdav0j posted:
Building Riva 29 With Carlisle Homes

Where abouts are you building in Berwick? I loved the riva floor plan from the moment I saw it.
I'm building the riva 25 with the sierra facade at Berwick Waters

5 years5 yearsdav0jdav0j posted:
The CARLISLE HOMES & SPECTRA General Information Thread

Oh wow that sucks. Sorry to hear! Didn't realise how strict guidelines would be about brick choices.
I chose ash for mine as I'm matching it with a dark render on…

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