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27 d27 dGillyMGillyM posted:
Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

Hi SK ...... looking back through my blog, I discovered that our stacker doors were actually only increased from 2.1m to 2.4m. Sorry for misleading you! As we no longer…

27 d27 dGillyMGillyM posted:
Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

I've fixed my blog so that the pics are all there again. Re-doing the pics was like re-living the whole experience!!
Our site supervisor had his good and bad points.…

27 d27 dGillyMGillyM posted:
Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

Exciting times ahead!! Take lots of pics at your colour appt..... great to look back on while you're waiting to see it all come together!

27 d27 dGillyMGillyM posted:
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Not Calderwood Valley, but not too far away! We built in Gerringong...... are building in Calderwood? If so, you'll probably have the same Site Supervisor we had..... if his initials…

1 month1 monthGillyMGillyM posted:
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Things may have changed since we built our house..... back then our house design included two pot drawers, but the kitchen was mostly cupboards. We changed two sets of cupboards…

1 month1 monthGillyMGillyM posted:
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we had the yes/mansion packages, but what's included depends on the design of the kitchen of each individual house. and yes, pull out bins are certainly available from bunnings/ikea/etc. We…

1 month1 monthGillyMGillyM posted:
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Maybe sliding door heights are different to stacker door height options? Maybe that's why they said they could only do 2.4m?
Each set of pot drawers was $525. We also…

1 month1 monthGillyMGillyM posted:
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We didn't experience them trying to talk us in to anything, so hopefully that won't happen for you either. We built a bit over three years ago so prices will…

1 month1 monthGillyMGillyM posted:
Our First Dream Home Week 5 Roof - G&P Builders

We built with Masterton in 2014, in a new estate in the same town that we already lived. But with new estates come many other factors..... way too many neighbours,…

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1 month1 monthGillyMGillyM posted:
Our First Dream Home Week 5 Roof - G&P Builders

Hi sparrowsnest! I was reading your journey and thought I would post a couple of pics, in case you are still concerned about changing your bathroom windows and the privacy…

5 months5 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
Ideas for tough plants for a very shady and dry spot

Cliveas do well in shady spots. I've had them under trees in a previous house, and I rarely watered them and they did really well. :)

5 months5 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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i expect its fairly standard practice. Plus, you're looking at worst case scenario..... we only had the one ss, they claimed about 6 weeks in rain delays (and they were…

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5 months5 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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Our rain days were calculated as they occurred..... we received a letter every time the rain (or when they were roofing, the wind affected them as well) letting us know…

5 months5 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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yep, we're the same with towels..... we always buy super soft bath sheets, and I doubt the ones M were giving would have been ones I would use anyway.

5 months5 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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woohoo!!!!! happy days! its nice when you can finally say that its all done!!

5 months5 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

Gorgeous!! Been in for 3 months and nearly finished painting....... and getting the plantation shutters installed today. Love living on acreage!! :) :)

5 months5 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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I've seen a lot of peeps here get towels..... but we also got zip! I figured that our SS was/is just getting himself a nice collection by not handing them…

5 months5 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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Hi Pommie..... you are quite right in saying that the SS is crucial to getting the build done. We only had the one SS during our build, but he was…

6 months6 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

That looks soooooo much better!!!! It would have done my head in the way they originally installed it!!! 🤗🤗🤗

7 months7 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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Not sure if it's the same for every job, but I know the guy who did ours also did all the skirtings and architraves. Only know this as I had…

7 months7 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
Building on a cul-de-sac triangle shaped block

we built about 2 and a half years ago with Masterton. We started with one of their designs and changed lots of it! we added rooms, changed the design to…

8 months8 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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They're both nice! The first one will be more of a contrast though, so if that's what you're after, then maybe that one will tick that box? The second one…

8 months8 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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Ours is the same, Gibson....... toilets, garden taps, and laundry are all on rainwater. Our plumber said he sometimes has customers who (after getting OC) have him return and alter…

9 months9 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

We were in the same boat with our front door, martinsharmony. It was supposed to be stained a dark walnut colour, but seeing it raw made us change our mind,…

9 months9 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

Hang in there, Gibson...... the reward of getting the keys to your gorgeous new home is nearly in reach! Can't wait to see the pics when it's all yours!!

9 months9 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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Sadly, it wasn't cheap! We got the one that has a wind and sun sensor...... so if the screen is down and it gets too windy, it will automatically go…

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9 months9 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

Hi jol0 ..... we built the Overture which has a kitchen splashback window as well. As the stove is also in front of the window, we really couldn't put a…

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10 months10 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

Can someone tell me, after gyprocking is it just doors and then lockup?
That's what it was for us! Won't be long now! And its looking great!!!!!
shiraz_elite, I would like…

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10 months10 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
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Hi ms_jd ... the tiles around the window are called Overland Oyster (according to our tile colour sheet) and the supplier is listed as "DW". They are a 600 x…

10 months10 monthsGillyMGillyM posted:
Masterton Homes - The next thread 4.0

We have 3 metre ceilings in our kitchen and also have higher cupboards (although not to 3m!) and yours look similar to ours. Here's a pic .....

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