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1 month1 monthFunkynoodlesFunkynoodles posted:
Knockdown rebuild- Clarendon Hamilton 36

Hi funkynoodles.First of all a big CONGRATS to you for your new house. I am also going tommorow to sign contract for Hamilton 36 with Clarendon. They quote me around…

1 month1 monthFunkynoodlesFunkynoodles posted:
Knockdown rebuild- Clarendon Hamilton 36

Hi! That’s exciting for you!
We have been very satisfied so far. The whole process has been so easy. Our site manager is extremely fussy and makes tradies pull stuff out…

1 month1 monthFunkynoodlesFunkynoodles posted:
Knockdown rebuild- Clarendon Hamilton 36

The end is in sight! Carpet went in this week, goop removed from windows so we can see inside.

Everything looks awesome.
We have been given a final inspection date of 30…

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2 months2 monthsFunkynoodlesFunkynoodles posted:
Knockdown rebuild- Clarendon Hamilton 36

Some more pics- these are already a week old. We haven’t been over to the house this week. Tiling is finished, carpet goes in next week!

2/3 of the triple…

2 months2 monthsFunkynoodlesFunkynoodles posted:
Knockdown rebuild- Clarendon Hamilton 36

How exciting for you. Have you settled on a design?
Knockdown rebuild is a huge undertaking (especially if you live in the house you are knocking down) but I’m glad…

2 months2 monthsFunkynoodlesFunkynoodles posted:
Knockdown Rebuild | Clarendon QLD | Modified Madison City 40

Looks great! What is the issue with the window?

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2 months2 monthsFunkynoodlesFunkynoodles posted:
Knockdown rebuild- Clarendon Hamilton 36

We met the electrician onsite on Friday. I only took one photo because everything was really dusty, but here’s our kitchen!

All of the painting is finished and looks excellent. The…

Knockdown rebuild- Clarendon Hamilton 36
2 months2 monthsFunkynoodlesFunkynoodles posted:
Knockdown rebuild- Clarendon Hamilton 36

Wow, I haven’t posted in ages!
Progress slowed down a bit in the new year as Clarendon had trouble getting the kitchen and bathroom cabinetry, which pushed back the tiling…

2 months2 monthsFunkynoodlesFunkynoodles posted:
Knockdown Rebuild | Clarendon QLD | Modified Madison City 40

Looks great! This stage goes so quickly.

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4 months4 monthsFunkynoodlesFunkynoodles posted:
Knockdown rebuild- Clarendon Hamilton 36

We got stairs!

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4 months4 monthsFunkynoodlesFunkynoodles posted:
Knockdown rebuild- Clarendon Hamilton 36

Hi Poorman. Sorry for the delay, just got back from a caravanning holiday!
Congratulations, the Hamilton is such a great design! You got some good promos. We also got the $25k…

5 months5 monthsFunkynoodlesFunkynoodles posted:
Knockdown rebuild- Clarendon Hamilton 36

Some more pics! External painting has been done. This week the plasterboard has started to go up inside. The house is massive and it’s so exciting to see it coming…

6 months6 monthsFunkynoodlesFunkynoodles posted:
Knockdown Rebuild | Clarendon QLD | Modified Madison City 40

Wow, that looks fantastic! I love that everyone gets their very own bathroom! Makes mine look like a shack 🤣
I like the office with its own entrance. We thought about…

6 months6 monthsFunkynoodlesFunkynoodles posted:
Knockdown rebuild- Clarendon Hamilton 36

Wow, that’s freaking massive! Can you send me a link if you start a post?

6 months6 monthsFunkynoodlesFunkynoodles posted:
Knockdown rebuild- Clarendon Hamilton 36

That’s exciting! Which design did you end up going with?

6 months6 monthsFunkynoodlesFunkynoodles posted:
Knockdown rebuild- Clarendon Hamilton 36

Lots has happened since I last posted on here!
Roof is on, aircon ducting is in, windows are in, electrical wiring is in, and almost the whole bottom level was bricked…

7 months7 monthsFunkynoodlesFunkynoodles posted:
Knockdown rebuild- Clarendon Hamilton 36

No, Clarendon had a special at the time we were negotiating- $5K for floor coverings for the whole house. It was too good to pass up.
We ended up spending another…

7 months7 monthsFunkynoodlesFunkynoodles posted:
Knockdown rebuild- Clarendon Hamilton 36

We have a two storey house!
Can’t believe how quickly this went up. Three days!
All of the bedrooms have pretty nice views of the surrounding parklands.

8 months8 monthsFunkynoodlesFunkynoodles posted:
Knockdown rebuild- Clarendon Hamilton 36

The aircon is 21kW. We got approximately eleventy billion downlights 😅 I’d have to dig out the paperwork in my mother-in-law’s garage to get the exact number. We wanted to…

8 months8 monthsFunkynoodlesFunkynoodles posted:
Knockdown rebuild- Clarendon Hamilton 36

$410k including absolutely everything (site costs, council fees, upgraded carpet and underlay, etc). Oh and we also got ducted aircon.

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8 months8 monthsFunkynoodlesFunkynoodles posted:
Knockdown rebuild- Clarendon Hamilton 36

Hmm, I’ll try to remember!
-3rd garage
-timber staircase
-soundproofed study with solid door (it’s going to be my music studio)
-extended alfresco
-door on living area and pocket doors to media room
I finally have…

8 months8 monthsFunkynoodlesFunkynoodles posted:
Knockdown rebuild- Clarendon Hamilton 36

Clarendon only just started work on our site last week. There had been lots of back and forth because they told us the $10000 retaining wall we’d put in was…

9 months9 monthsFunkynoodlesFunkynoodles posted:
Knockdown rebuild- Clarendon Hamilton 36

Some photos of our tile selections and the demolition....

9 months9 monthsFunkynoodlesFunkynoodles posted:
Knockdown rebuild- Clarendon Hamilton 36

Oh my god, I just typed out a massive reply and it disappeared! Gah!
Well, we haven’t started building yet due to COVID-19, idiots at NAB who took 7 months to…

1 year1 yearFunkynoodlesFunkynoodles posted:
Knockdown rebuild- Clarendon Hamilton 36

Update: We signed the contract two weeks ago. Have made our appointments for colour, tiles and electrical. Still haven’t 100% decided on a demolition company!

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1 year1 yearFunkynoodlesFunkynoodles posted:
Knockdown rebuild- Clarendon Hamilton 36

It’s a lovely design. Our block has a 25m frontage so it’s too wide for most designs and not wide enough for acreage designs. Hopefully with the third garage the…

1 year1 yearFunkynoodlesFunkynoodles posted:
Knockdown rebuild- Clarendon Hamilton 36

Hi all. After more than two years of changing our minds about what to do with our house (sell, renovate, rebuild) we finally made the decision a few months ago…

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