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2 months2 monthslia_dvmlia_dvm posted:
Montgomery Homes Carolina

Hello, see pics below.

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2 months2 monthslia_dvmlia_dvm posted:
Our Carolina (slightly modified) Build With Montgomery Homes

POST-HANDOVER
Handover happened exactly as scheduled. Pretty stoked about how everything turned out. I think our build was easy because we didn’t deviate too much from the standard Montgomery designs. What…

2 months2 monthslia_dvmlia_dvm posted:
Our Carolina (slightly modified) Build With Montgomery Homes

Hi, handover was on schedule. Doing the move slow, still finishing the landscaping.
Landscaping a bit tricky because of the slope. Fortunate enough to have a knowledgeable landscaper on-board.

2 months2 monthslia_dvmlia_dvm posted:
Montgomery Homes Carolina

Hello, this is the Carolina 238 Metro facade. It’s standard height, porch area 4.5sq m.

Montgomery Homes Carolina
6 months6 monthslia_dvmlia_dvm posted:
Our Carolina (slightly modified) Build With Montgomery Homes

Tentative date of handover is late August.

Our Carolina (slightly modified) Build With Montgomery Homes
6 months6 monthslia_dvmlia_dvm posted:
Our Carolina (slightly modified) Build With Montgomery Homes

Month 6
Gyprock, cornice, architraves and baseboards installed. Kitchen cabinets and pantry cabinets, bathroom and ensuite vanity installed. Garage door installed. House is definitely locked up.
Water tank in.

7 months7 monthslia_dvmlia_dvm posted:
Our Carolina (slightly modified) Build With Montgomery Homes

We have the front door.

Our Carolina (slightly modified) Build With Montgomery Homes
7 months7 monthslia_dvmlia_dvm posted:
Our Carolina (slightly modified) Build With Montgomery Homes

Cladding, aircon, electrical done. Pre-lining inspection on the 21st May.

Our Carolina (slightly modified) Build With Montgomery Homes
8 months8 monthslia_dvmlia_dvm posted:
Our Carolina (slightly modified) Build With Montgomery Homes

Month 4

Bricks finished, gutters and fascia on.

Roof on. Plumbing rough-in done.

9 months9 monthslia_dvmlia_dvm posted:
Our Carolina (slightly modified) Build With Montgomery Homes

3rd month of build. Progress pics.

A week after.
Kitchen with window backsplash.
Garage. Massive backfill required.
Nice view out the window.

9 months9 monthslia_dvmlia_dvm posted:
Subfloor vent - seeking opinion on location

Update. The more ventilation the better. We have a massive subfloor cavity. Discussed options with landscaper and will build deck over entry and in front of window.

Subfloor vent - seeking opinion on location
9 months9 monthslia_dvmlia_dvm posted:
Subfloor vent - seeking opinion on location

We are building a split level house on a BAL 19 rated sloping site. The house has subfloor vents with spark arresting vent hole covers.
I’m curious to know if…

Subfloor vent - seeking opinion on location
10 months10 monthslia_dvmlia_dvm posted:
Our Carolina (slightly modified) Build With Montgomery Homes

Thanks for the heads up. So far so good. Didn’t have too many alterations with the Carolina plan so hopefully they won’t mess up too much. 5 weeks into the…

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10 months10 monthslia_dvmlia_dvm posted:
Our Carolina (slightly modified) Build With Montgomery Homes

Week 5
Lower level: frames and brick veneer

10 months10 monthslia_dvmlia_dvm posted:
Our Carolina (slightly modified) Build With Montgomery Homes

Slab down for the lower level.

A week later frames and windows up. Wideline windows and stacker door frames in Monument.

11 months11 monthslia_dvmlia_dvm posted:
Our Carolina (slightly modified) Build With Montgomery Homes

LIGHTING AND AIRCON
Will be buying our LED Downlights from Brightgreen. Free lighting design from their in-house designer. Will be getting the classic D700 and D550 - for narrow beam lights…

11 months11 monthslia_dvmlia_dvm posted:
Our Carolina (slightly modified) Build With Montgomery Homes

Mood board - lighting fixtures.

Our Carolina (slightly modified) Build With Montgomery Homes
1 year1 yearlia_dvmlia_dvm posted:
Our Carolina (slightly modified) Build With Montgomery Homes

Hi Rochelle-1212, his name is Andrew B. There's a couple of houses that's building with MH in our estate, he's probably everyones SS. I read your build thread, how's your…

lia_dvm wrote:

Hi @Rochelle-1212 we have Andrew B. I was reading your thread - are you almost finished with your build? We're suppose to do our electrical consultation soon and just the additional stuff seems expensive.

1 year1 year
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1 year1 yearlia_dvmlia_dvm posted:
Our Carolina (slightly modified) Build With Montgomery Homes

Hello neighbour! It’s good to finally meet someone who’s building in the same estate and the same builder. We’re pretty much excited, and looking forward to finally getting started.

1 year1 yearlia_dvmlia_dvm posted:
Our Carolina (slightly modified) Build With Montgomery Homes

Site scraped. All ready for excavation to start on the 9th of Jan.

Our Carolina (slightly modified) Build With Montgomery Homes
1 year1 yearlia_dvmlia_dvm posted:
Our Carolina (slightly modified) Build With Montgomery Homes

Hello! Land just settled this week, and soon MH will be submitting an application to council for the build. Hopefully around November things will be happening, fingers crossed. I think…

2 years2 yearslia_dvmlia_dvm posted:
Our Carolina (slightly modified) Build With Montgomery Homes

We have to work with a landscaper to figure out what to do with the front yard and driveway

Our Carolina (slightly modified) Build With Montgomery Homes
2 years2 yearslia_dvmlia_dvm posted:
Our Carolina (slightly modified) Build With Montgomery Homes

Lower level with modifications: remove home theatre, re-orient kitchen layout, include walk-in pantry, include roof to alfresco, 3m ceiling height, change sliding doors to stacker doors, increase height of doors…

2 years2 yearslia_dvmlia_dvm posted:
Our Carolina (slightly modified) Build With Montgomery Homes

In 2016, we paid the deposit in February for the land and April for the build. Unfortunately the land still has not titled and for every week that we haven't…

2 years2 yearslia_dvmlia_dvm posted:
Montgomery Homes, Magnolia Estate Hamlyn Terrace

We ended up with the Lisarow land so the schools and public transport is within walking distance. So far MH have been reasonable, but haven't started the build yet since…

2 years2 yearslia_dvmlia_dvm posted:
Our Carolina (slightly modified) Build With Montgomery Homes

Hi ferrarijonesbuild - yes it was easy to modify, there are several options for the Carolina depending on whether you want the living area upstairs or at the bottom level.…

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