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9 years9 yearsMaya_PapayaMaya_Papaya posted:
BORE IN BALDIVIS WA

I think we're sticking with "V". Still nutting out details with the plan :th:

9 years9 yearsMaya_PapayaMaya_Papaya posted:
BORE IN BALDIVIS WA

Hey camyperth
Yeah, things stalled there for a while. Kinda back on track. I think we've picked a house. You'd have to ask my OH :roll:

9 years9 yearsMaya_PapayaMaya_Papaya posted:
BORE IN BALDIVIS WA

Excellent tool :: !! Doesn't cover out to our block though :(
Oh well, maybe it will by the time…

9 years9 yearsMaya_PapayaMaya_Papaya posted:
Anyone with Acreage - Come Say Hi

Yep I sure am.
Well sometime this decade anyway :lol:

10 years10 yearsMaya_PapayaMaya_Papaya posted:
Anyone with Acreage - Come Say Hi

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10 years10 yearsMaya_PapayaMaya_Papaya posted:
Anyone with Acreage - Come Say Hi

Some piccies (from my favourite time of year) :D
Looking towards the road (probably roughly where the house - whatever house it is …

10 years10 yearsMaya_PapayaMaya_Papaya posted:
Anyone with Acreage - Come Say Hi

Hey thirsty
I think we've looked at most of the kit home companies, but nothing really grabs us. Ross Squire I think, had some houses we thought were okay. If you…

10 years10 yearsMaya_PapayaMaya_Papaya posted:
Anyone with Acreage - Come Say Hi

Hi there :)
We have 5 acres in the lovely Chittering valley.
We've had it for two years now but are confusing ourselves with what we…

10 years10 yearsMaya_PapayaMaya_Papaya posted:
UPDATED PICS IN BLOG - MOVED IN -Our Perth Hills Pole Home

Hi v
In the Chittering Springs estate :)
There are at least two Queenslanders, a two storey one and a Roofline I think

10 years10 yearsMaya_PapayaMaya_Papaya posted:
UPDATED PICS IN BLOG - MOVED IN -Our Perth Hills Pole Home

:)
The colorbond cladding is a good idea. My OH would like to build two storey and I said yes, but how would you paint it?…

10 years10 yearsMaya_PapayaMaya_Papaya posted:
UPDATED PICS IN BLOG - MOVED IN -Our Perth Hills Pole Home

Hi there
Will watch your thread with interest. We too are building on a slope and keep changing out minds whether to stick with traditional double brick on a slab, or…

10 years10 yearsMaya_PapayaMaya_Papaya posted:
Which Vacum Cleaner esp for Pet hair

I have a Dyson which works for me - but we don't have any carpets in this house either. I have a cat, a Ridgeback and a GSDx who sheds…

10 years10 yearsMaya_PapayaMaya_Papaya posted:
Researching for a new home in Perth?

Hey there
My neice and her fiance were in a similar possie to you. He had finished uni and was working (not sure of salary) and she was finishing off her…

10 years10 yearsMaya_PapayaMaya_Papaya posted:
What's for dinner?

Slow cooked lamb shanks in Red wine, tomato and garlic, served with mashed potato and green beans :D

10 years10 yearsMaya_PapayaMaya_Papaya posted:
What's for dinner?

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10 years10 yearsMaya_PapayaMaya_Papaya posted:
Can anyone identify this lamp??

Similar: http://www.hermonhermon.com.au/lighting.pdf check pp 24-25 :D :D
Quite partial to some of these myself :wink:

10 years10 yearsMaya_PapayaMaya_Papaya posted:
How often did/do you visit your house during construction?

We'll be living on site, so I guess I'll have to look at it longingly every day :cry:

10 years10 yearsMaya_PapayaMaya_Papaya posted:
Ensuit Door - Yes or No

I'm a ensuite-with-door kinda gal. There are things a lady has to do that I don't believe my husband needs to know about, but I'm a little old fashioned that…

10 years10 yearsMaya_PapayaMaya_Papaya posted:
Buying my first land

Further to Hels post. Not just in regards to investment, but most land developments (suburban ones anyway) require you to start building within a certain time frame (say 18mths). Vacant…

10 years10 yearsMaya_PapayaMaya_Papaya posted:
Frog watch

My step-dad is right into his frogs. Even takes part in a tadpole exchange or something :?
My parents place is a suburban froggie haven…

10 years10 yearsMaya_PapayaMaya_Papaya posted:
what goverment rebates are out there????

Hi msbyrne :D
Guess you've had some success finding a builder?? If do, congrats :: ::

10 years10 yearsMaya_PapayaMaya_Papaya posted:
WA - Coastal brown ants

Fu, do you know if Ambro works on Meat Ants??? We have couple of "nests" (aka ant metropolis) on our property. I'm not so worried about the one at the…

10 years10 yearsMaya_PapayaMaya_Papaya posted:
$200 000 to build?

No worries. I can sympathise. Have had our block for 15 months and we have explored owner building, steel framed kit, transportable, wood frame on stumps and double brick on…

10 years10 yearsMaya_PapayaMaya_Papaya posted:
$200 000 to build?

I thought of another couple of websites you might want to look at:
Studio West Design: http://www.studiowest.com.au
This guys website: http://www.jarrahbark.com/builder.html - it's old, but he has some interesting info and built…

10 years10 yearsMaya_PapayaMaya_Papaya posted:
Another Redinker...

Hey there :)
I'd give it a go. When we built our current house, we supplied the builder with all the relevant conditions for the…

10 years10 yearsMaya_PapayaMaya_Papaya posted:
$200 000 to build?

Depends on your definition of dream :)
I can't help with the "solar passive" bit, but looked into a variety of builders for our rural…

10 years10 yearsMaya_PapayaMaya_Papaya posted:
Why are alfresco's always on the side of the building?

Ours is out the back. Although we do have a second paved patio area on the side of the house - but I had that put on for the dogs…

10 years10 yearsMaya_PapayaMaya_Papaya posted:
Dogs and flooring?

We have laminate floors here. Both my doggies are well toilet trained, but had a couple of accidents when the ridgie was a little puppy (as puppies do) and liquids…

10 years10 yearsMaya_PapayaMaya_Papaya posted:
Slab this week - Celebration Homes

Yep, we bought in one of the first stages so have been here about four years. It's great - good transport links, close to shopping, near Joondalup for work/Lakeside/uni, sea…

10 years10 yearsMaya_PapayaMaya_Papaya posted:
Slab this week - Celebration Homes

Well then, welcome to sunny Somerly :D 8)
I guess that means we would've parked on your block…

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