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5 years5 yearsMadison40builderMadison40builder posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

Finally finished. Waiting on touchups and hopefully certificate of occupancy arrives tomorrow

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6 years6 yearsMadison40builderMadison40builder posted:
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Some pics 6 months in

6 years6 yearsMadison40builderMadison40builder posted:
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Wow that’s incredible. It took us 4 months to get our slab and frame finished.
We are 6 months in now from site scrape. Plastering is now complete and stairs…

6 years6 yearsMadison40builderMadison40builder posted:
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I hadn’t noticed. Will check;)
The lock on the sliding doors from our bedroom doesn’t work so will need to follow that up......again 😖

6 years6 yearsMadison40builderMadison40builder posted:
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Our plaster has been hung and had first coat in 2 days. Outside eaves have also been lined and the front of the balcony is nearly done. Found a…

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6 years6 yearsMadison40builderMadison40builder posted:
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Hi I should join this group. We are building the Madison 40 with master bedroom at front and Mayfair facade.
Have had a few issues including our first site supervisor.…

6 years6 yearsMadison40builderMadison40builder posted:
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ETA, I will add some photos later. We are at bricking stage. Have had major delays due to our incompetent supervisor who has now been fired. Things…

6 years6 yearsMadison40builderMadison40builder posted:
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The price you have been quoted for the ducts only seems absurd. We are building the Madison 40 and our entire aircon system for both floors for an evap system…

6 years6 yearsMadison40builderMadison40builder posted:
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Congratulations Gio!
Cannot believe how much you have achieved since receiving the keys
Re fitting your blinds a couple of days after moving in - did you get access to the house…

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6 years6 yearsMadison40builderMadison40builder posted:
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Gio your house looks amazing. I'm getting so impatient about starting
We were supposed to settle on Friday but the damn bank was an hour late finalising our docs so we…

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6 years6 yearsMadison40builderMadison40builder posted:
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We finally settle on our block this Friday. Only 8 months late;(
Pd currently working out our new site start date. I doubt it will be before the Christmas shut down.…

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7 years7 yearsMadison40builderMadison40builder posted:
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the good thing about adding robes to the study is then if you need to sell you can technically market the house as a 5 bedroom house
When we had our…

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7 years7 yearsMadison40builderMadison40builder posted:
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Fademan what about robes in the study?
THe other option we looked at was converting the front lounge into a guest bedroom That way you get an extra full bathroom…

7 years7 yearsMadison40builderMadison40builder posted:
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We have also increased the garage by 1m
We have opted for the Master at front option which results in the inclusion of a walk in storage room upstairs.
We will also…

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7 years7 yearsMadison40builderMadison40builder posted:
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didnt add add overheads in the galley and pantry - didnt even think too. Have left ours as all open shelves expect for under the sink have put in…

7 years7 yearsMadison40builderMadison40builder posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

Hi All
Have not posted in ages as we were due for a site start in August but our land has still not titled. Hopefully we have a title in…

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7 years7 yearsMadison40builderMadison40builder posted:
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hi there everyone
Well we have finally finished contract stage and are all ready to go pending our land being titled, which is hopefully in about 3 weeks
Overall the pre site…

7 years7 yearsMadison40builderMadison40builder posted:
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Thanks Newhouse 22
yes we have the classic option 2 for the stairs
Good news re the balustrade - that's a few $$ I can save. Im so worried about WoS…

7 years7 yearsMadison40builderMadison40builder posted:
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We are going with Darbecca too
WoS appointment tomorrow. We are building the Madison 40
This forum has been so helpful in directing my attention to where it needs to be…

7 years7 yearsMadison40builderMadison40builder posted:
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Yes we have decided to use darbecca too. Very small price to pay
Off to WOS on Tuesday. Am both excited and nervous and a bit annoyed. Only annoyed because it's…

7 years7 yearsMadison40builderMadison40builder posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

Hi Gio
Thanks for info re WOS. Two days there is going to do my head in. I'm wondering can we say straight up we don't even want the blind and…

7 years7 yearsMadison40builderMadison40builder posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

hi Gio, just out of interest when did you sign up? I note your base price is $310K? Our was $323 plus we have to pay an extra…

7 years7 yearsMadison40builderMadison40builder posted:
Porter Davis - Madison 40

G'day Gio
thanks for the advice - extremely helpful
Yes quote includes everything at this stage including site costs, façade, flooring and WoS allowance
We have budgeted $8k for electrical upgrade. We…

7 years7 yearsMadison40builderMadison40builder posted:
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We are building the Madison 4O also. Have made some structural changes inc Master at front, guest bedroom downstairs, sliding doors to study and ensuite and full double glazing through…

7 years7 yearsMadison40builderMadison40builder posted:
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We are building the Madison 40 in Gisborne. I'm a long time lurker. The advice on this site has been invaluable. WoS appointment in a couple of weeks.

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