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GemmaS

Bass Coast, Vic
Joined 13 September 2015
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11 months11 monthsGemmaSGemmaS posted:
Our Simonds Express Journey (Westbury)

Garden shed up & the neighbours have just started their Metricon build. Anyone got any ideas on how they're going to brick that garage wall? Because I'm for sure not…

Our Simonds Express Journey (Westbury)
1 year1 yearGemmaSGemmaS posted:
Simonds express Westbury Beckett facade

Looking great!!!

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1 year1 yearGemmaSGemmaS posted:
Simonds Homes- Hudson (Aurora Wollert build thread)

Looking fantastic!!! Can't wait for ours to be finished!!

1 year1 yearGemmaSGemmaS posted:
Simonds Homes- Hudson (Aurora Wollert build thread)

Sounds awesome! We've just finished our back retaining wall & are about to start the deck which like yours will cover the alfresco area and extend out! I'd love to…

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1 year1 yearGemmaSGemmaS posted:
Simonds express Westbury Beckett facade

Yes, same town as us so I'd assume same trades... But we did complain about the job our plasterers did so maybe they changed after ours and got worse ones…

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1 year1 yearGemmaSGemmaS posted:
Simonds express Westbury Beckett facade

Check the tops of your door and window frames, ours were all good but my friend just sent me these pics of theirs...

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1 year1 yearGemmaSGemmaS posted:
Building the Cleo two story with Simonds SA - Lock up

While we're talking prices, do you know the size and approx cost of the poolside deck? Looks around the size we're talking about at our place!

1 year1 yearGemmaSGemmaS posted:
Simonds Express Westbury Build

Yay!! Fingers crossed for keys before Christmas!

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1 year1 yearGemmaSGemmaS posted:
Our Simonds Express Journey (Westbury)

Yes! The guys are here finishing off today, so glad it's all done before Christmas! Soooo much more to do out there though!

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1 year1 yearGemmaSGemmaS posted:
Simonds Express Westbury Build

Looking good!!!!

1 year1 yearGemmaSGemmaS posted:
Our Simonds Express Journey (Westbury)

Yeah we had to do it ourselves, I did ask about it in the initial costing but Simonds said do it yourself it will be too expensive... So now after…

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1 year1 yearGemmaSGemmaS posted:
Our Simonds Express Journey (Westbury)

Finally some more action around here!! Some landscaping has started & the retaining wall is finally happening!!

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2 years2 yearsGemmaSGemmaS posted:
Simonds express Westbury Beckett facade

Good idea!

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2 years2 yearsGemmaSGemmaS posted:
Simonds express Westbury Beckett facade

Just standard ceiling height in ours

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2 years2 yearsGemmaSGemmaS posted:
Simonds express Westbury Beckett facade

If you zoom in on ours you can see the extension line on it is level with the top of the cupboards

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2 years2 yearsGemmaSGemmaS posted:
Simonds express Westbury Beckett facade

Here's a pic of ours for reference, I would get rid of the laminate personally, but if you don't mind it it may be easier to just leave..
Maybe ask if…

Simonds express Westbury Beckett facade
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2 years2 yearsGemmaSGemmaS posted:
Simonds express Westbury Beckett facade

Ours are 720, all other doors are 820, to be honest though we've been in the house 6 months and I never noticed until you brought it up and I…

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2 years2 yearsGemmaSGemmaS posted:
Simonds express Westbury Beckett facade

I'd say late Jan, remembering they shut down for 2-3 weeks over Christmas..

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2 years2 yearsGemmaSGemmaS posted:
Simonds express Westbury Beckett facade

Looking good!! Our Westbury was handed over 2 months after waterproofing, but paint and kitchen were done before waterproof!

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2 years2 yearsGemmaSGemmaS posted:
Our Simonds Build - Leon/Westbury

Fair enough! We tiled both of ours to make the whole area look bigger! Big IKEA rugs have been great, but yes, carpet is cosy!

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2 years2 yearsGemmaSGemmaS posted:
Our Simonds Build - Leon/Westbury

Leave the floor!!! Just get a big rug for in there! The hard floor is so much more practical as that's a major traffic area!!!

2 years2 yearsGemmaSGemmaS posted:
Our Simonds Express Journey (Westbury)

Thanks! We think so too! Absolutely love it!

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2 years2 yearsGemmaSGemmaS posted:
Our Simonds Express Journey (Westbury)

Just over $2000 for the stone & the tiler to install it :)

2 years2 yearsGemmaSGemmaS posted:
Our Simonds Express Journey (Westbury)

Thanks!!! We did have to assure the neighbors that the Adams family hadn't moved in! Have always wanted a dark facade and it has all come together so well!

2 years2 yearsGemmaSGemmaS posted:
Our Simonds Express Journey (Westbury)

Thanks!!! We absolutely love it!

2 years2 yearsGemmaSGemmaS posted:
Our Simonds Build - Leon/Westbury

Yes!! The end drags soooo much! Progress is so fast at the start and then when it starts looking close to the end it takes forever!!

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2 years2 yearsGemmaSGemmaS posted:
Our Simonds Express Journey (Westbury)

Thanks guys!! Got the hose out this afternoon and sprayed the dust off and then touched up the chips in the render, makes a massive difference again!

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2 years2 yearsGemmaSGemmaS posted:
Simonds Express Westbury Build

Thanks! That was my aim! When we started I found it really hard to find much info on Simonds express builds, so I wanted to put as much of ours…

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