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2 d2 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Gj Gardner Wentworth

We looked at this plan, originally when we started on our acreage home journey. It’s a great plan, however i agree i think you need a mud room, drop zone…

4 d4 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Looking for a wide two-story home design with voids, any ide

Fowler homes have some lovely homes, I've followed a few Fowler builds on instagram and they seem to have long processes and longer build times, but the quality is pretty…

4 d4 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Looking for a wide two-story home design with voids, any ide

I just checked Oswald homes, they appear to be a luxury builder,, of course it would be easy to like :)
I think you need to determine…

4 d4 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Looking for a wide two-story home design with voids, any ide

Check out hall and hart.
I also hear lots of good things about King homes, not sure about there designs though

12 d12 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Adding a pool into a new home build

yes but you will need to encase the sewer (if its sewer easement), and that aint cheap...

18 d18 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
3m ceilings volume builder Sydney

We don't need any more light, it was purely a design feature that I love (yes it even cost more for additional beams). we have 3mx2400 windows on either side…

19 d19 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
3m ceilings volume builder Sydney

Alex I think the point of larger windows is to allow natural light in, not to look at the top of the window!
Here’s our ‘Ugly’ transom window with 3.3m…

3m ceilings volume builder Sydney
19 d19 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Building quality volume vs custom builder

MBX3, there is no way you will build a custom design for the same price as a standard design, otherwise everyone would do it!!
You need to consider things like roof…

21 d21 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Hebel, Electrical & Door's Questions

We used 100mm NRG panel, it has a mesh (?fibreglass) that is placed with the first coat of base render, providing more strength. Then they did an undercoat then…

24 d24 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
New Home Construction - Custom Builder

Project builders will still be cheaper than a full custom build, yes they get you with all the mark ups, but my point was that for 320k, you wont get…

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27 d27 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
New Home Construction - Custom Builder

I think for that budget you need to look at project homes, many will customise a plan for you. Sorry no idea of who as I’m in nsw, but just…

27 d27 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Another Fence Dispute

While having the sleepers benefit you, it would mean the fence will be much higher on their side, probably blocking natural light etc...you always need to consider both sides of…

28 d28 dgogo65gogo65 posted:
Home theatre and Bar 🍺🍻

Haha! Not sure anyone needs a 10m theatre.. 5.5m will be fine, we have two sets of 4 leather recliners from our last house, so they will go fit nicely,…

1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Colour questions?

Thanks Michelle,
We decided to go with Domino we will have hints of domino throughout the house. Our kitchen is in production and hoping will look similar to this!

Colour questions?
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1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Million dollar home in Perth

Can you build a 450sqm home inclusive of landscaping for 1 million in Perth? For a high end builder in Sydney you’d be at least $3000sqm plus landscaping etc...
Lucky you!

1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
ANYONE KNOW WHAT TYPE OF BRICK THIS IS?

They look like they are a mix of recycled browns and reds. We’ve used recycled browns, but we had three options, recycled browns, recycled reds or mixed. They pretty much…

1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Home theatre and Bar 🍺🍻

Our bar is a work in progress but will basically be from left to right, sink, double cupboard, bar fridge (we’ve bought the coco cola fridge) we originally had some…

1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Home theatre and Bar 🍺🍻

We are building a bar off our theatre room, mainly because it was leftover space that we wanted to make useful. Our joiner is custom making the bar area and…

Home theatre and Bar 🍺🍻
1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Any suggestion on custom builders pls?

State, location?? Budget?? Size??

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1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Custom Home v Project Home

Hall and hart bought out their display homes and their copyright to plans, not sure if Alkira completely folded after they sold.

1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Timber floor or porcelain tiles

Engineered timber will be one of th most expensive options, so definitely do it afterwards, in regards to porcelain tiles, most builders make a lot of money on tile upgrades,…

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1 month1 monthgogo65gogo65 posted:
Should we start looking looking for a builder already?

The average time from initial deposit to site start would be 6-9 months, start looking now!!!

2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Planning and be Building for Retirement

Ive been around here for a while, built in 2011/12 with a build thread here, so I guess i know how things work!
This build I’m mostly on instagram, as Homeone…

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2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Planning and be Building for Retirement

It seems OKL and SR have come to play on Homeone, so nice to see you both here, your expertise in helping others design their homes will be well received.
Cheers…

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2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
New Build - Bushmead Estate, WA

Depends on your situation, if you’ve got three kids or planning on having in the future I’d leave it as 3 similar sized bedrooms. If this is your forever home…

2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Smaller project builders - sydney

I also looked at Brolen homes I think they build a nice home, small builder.
But after following over a thousand builds on insta I would definitely look first to King…

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2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Colour questions?

Sorry Michelle, I’ve been away for a few days.
I am going to get some sample pots tomorrow, but definitely liking the domino, but will check out both colours (will probably…

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2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Colour questions?

Hi Michelle,
I’m struggling to find a nice charcoal colour for my kitchen cabinets.
I enlisted the services of an interior designer however the two greys she suggested, grey cabin and grey…

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2 months2 monthsgogo65gogo65 posted:
Smaller project builders - sydney

King homes gets great reviews on instagram

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