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Building a Metricon Hampshire 45 KDR in Melbourne Provincial

Congrats on the site start, really like your floor plan change. I'm building the Hampshire as well, just waiting for my building permit so hopefully not too long to go.
Where…

1 year1 yearJXYLJXYL posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

Thanks Stanus. A grand entrance door definitely gives that wow first impression, but I just think with the price you can probably get something even better. I got my eyes…

1 year1 yearJXYLJXYL posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

Yeah I knew it was going to be a lot, but not this much.
I still want a similar double door, might approach the supplier directly and ask for a price.

1 year1 yearJXYLJXYL posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

Hi Stanus:
If you don't mind me asking, how much was your Hume Matisse Double Front Door and door handles?
I got quoted $9800 for the double front…

1 year1 yearJXYLJXYL posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

Thanks Stanus, I think it's a worthy investment too.
Hope your build coped well in today's rain.

1 year1 yearJXYLJXYL posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

Perfect timing for the roof.
Do you minding sharing the cost of terracotta roof upgrade? I'm going for my studio M selection next month and couldn't find any info on roof…

1 year1 yearJXYLJXYL posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

Looking good, it will be lockup in no time.
Btw, awesome shot, make your frame look like gold plated!

1 year1 yearJXYLJXYL posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

Thanks Stanus, timber window and stacker definitely look better, I think I will leave them for my front elevation and rear access.
That's not bad for the panel lining so might…

1 year1 yearJXYLJXYL posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

Agree, it will be a very solid floor and great for sound insulation.
Another question on your windows and stacker door, I noticed you changed most of them to timber, is…

1 year1 yearJXYLJXYL posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

wow, your build is going really well.
I thought about the hebel power floor as well but was under the impression that it's going to further add to the overall building…

1 year1 yearJXYLJXYL posted:
KDR Metricon Hampshire 46 Melbourne Bayside

Finally some progress since deposit been paid.
Soil test, survey all completed and I have received site Drawing and preliminary floor plan. They’ve done a good job and only one upgrade…

KDR Metricon Hampshire 46 Melbourne Bayside
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1 year1 yearJXYLJXYL posted:
KDR Metricon Hampshire 46 Melbourne Bayside

Thanks dulie, your house is an inspiration for me too, especially the WIR fit out and sneaker wall, wife wants something similar for her handbag collection now...

1 year1 yearJXYLJXYL posted:
KDR Metricon Hampshire 46 Melbourne Bayside

Thanks Shokel1975. Renman has indeed set the bar very high :)

1 year1 yearJXYLJXYL posted:
KDR Metricon Hampshire 46 Melbourne Bayside

Thanks Stanus, I'm also stalking your post as well. I'd love to build a Doulton if that was feasible.
Yeah that's Bayside council for you, but the good thing is…

1 year1 yearJXYLJXYL posted:
KDR Metricon Hampshire 46 Melbourne Bayside

Yes I did, and I considered many other designs, but it always comes back to our council's design overlay, basically the first floor side walls need to have a setback…

1 year1 yearJXYLJXYL posted:
KDR Metricon Hampshire 46 Melbourne Bayside

Hi Everyone:

Finally paid deposit to Metricon to build the Hampshire 46 (it's a Bayside special edition designed to cater the stringent council design requirements).
I want to begin by…

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