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7 years7 yearsmelanie85melanie85 posted:
Building With Simonds Homes in SA

That is so exciting! So close now, congratulations!! :)

7 years7 yearsmelanie85melanie85 posted:
Melsie 68

Soooooo many photos! I love it when people post lots of photos. I don't really have anything other than what I've taken at selections to put up on my thread…

7 years7 yearsmelanie85melanie85 posted:
One small step for most, one giant leap for us in... Mallala

Thanks CountryHome. The feature tile is going to be run up one wall of the shower and around the bath in the 2nd bathroom and along the back wall of…

7 years7 yearsmelanie85melanie85 posted:
Fairmont Homes in Mallala, SA - Moved in pics

Aww that's sweet. You will see me around a fair bit when she starts, after all, it is only a small school ::smile:: What year…

7 years7 yearsmelanie85melanie85 posted:
Building With Simonds Homes in SA

We have a few friends with Boxers and they are all the same. Sooky and mental cases at the same time.
I am trying to stop myself from going out to…

7 years7 yearsmelanie85melanie85 posted:
Metricon Mt Barker Build @ The Grove - Finally Ours

That's excellent Elle! :) Happy days. I have enjoyed pondering over all of the progressive photos. Roll on April 11th and smooth sailing. Wishing you all…

7 years7 yearsmelanie85melanie85 posted:
Fairmont Homes in Mallala, SA - Moved in pics

Hi Tasha!!
Happy to see some updates! We went out to our patch of dirt a few weeks ago and it was awesome to see how much had happened!!! Our neighbour…

7 years7 yearsmelanie85melanie85 posted:
One small step for most, one giant leap for us in... Mallala

Hi Melsie68. Let's just hope the kids pitch in to clean a little bit!! ::lol::
I have been enjoying the dark floor tiles that I've…

7 years7 yearsmelanie85melanie85 posted:
Building With Simonds Homes in SA

Aww Knox :( Nala's idea of playing when we go for a walk and see other dogs is like "if I jump on top of…

7 years7 yearsmelanie85melanie85 posted:
Building With Simonds Homes in SA

Aww... Knox is a fitting name. Ours is a girl called Nala (we have had a Simba), she's red, black and white. Love them! Got her from a breeder in…

7 years7 yearsmelanie85melanie85 posted:
Building With Simonds Homes in SA

We have a boxer puppy!!!! :) Aren't they the best! So much fun.
Yep, Clayton gets annoyed because he can't be back for important decision making but…

7 years7 yearsmelanie85melanie85 posted:
Building With Simonds Homes in SA

Hey Cleo5117, I just realised that you changed your name. Clearly nearly midnight!
Not far from you at all! About 12 minutes haha. I haven't timed my drive at all. I…

7 years7 yearsmelanie85melanie85 posted:
Building With Simonds Homes in SA

Welcome dannimick!
Great to see another Northern build! I know the exact house you are building well. We looked at it and started speaking with Haydn. We would have stuck with…

7 years7 yearsmelanie85melanie85 posted:
Building in SA with Dech£llis Homes- HANDOVER PICS!!

Love it, Pannacotta! Especially loving the fireplace and niche for the TV and also the bathroom selections! You must be so happy with it! How long until you get the…

7 years7 yearsmelanie85melanie85 posted:
Built in SA with Dechellis: landscaping

Hi Carlston01
Welcome! We are building a custom Wild Orchid plan with Dechellis and signed on around the same time as you. We have gone through almost all of our selections…

7 years7 yearsmelanie85melanie85 posted:
First Time home builders

Hi mmorgz
We are building the Wild Orchid with Dechellis and haven't started yet. Our footings came in right on par at $25,000. Seems a lot but the soil was a…

7 years7 yearsmelanie85melanie85 posted:
One small step for most, one giant leap for us in... Mallala

Update...
We have finally decided on the tiles after much deliberation. We chose the darker option for the bathrooms. We went a nice light 600x600mm porcelain main floor tile. So glad…

8 years8 yearsmelanie85melanie85 posted:
Fairmont Homes in Mallala, SA - Moved in pics

I popped out to the estate the other day Tasha and saw the progress. How exciting! It's full steam ahead now. The house next to us has gone up really…

8 years8 yearsmelanie85melanie85 posted:
Building in SA with Dech£llis Homes- HANDOVER PICS!!

Looks fantastic!!! Oh, you must be so excited about it all coming together!

8 years8 yearsmelanie85melanie85 posted:
Simonds Sierra in SA - We've moved in! NEW pics

Exactly. Aww that's so nice to hear you say that it doesn't matter where you live. When we were looking at land again, that's exactly what I said!
It will be…

8 years8 yearsmelanie85melanie85 posted:
One small step for most, one giant leap for us in... Mallala

Hahahaha I tend to LOVE a biased opinion! It is the one stupid thing that has been on my mind for almost a month now! Ridiculous!

8 years8 yearsmelanie85melanie85 posted:
One small step for most, one giant leap for us in... Mallala

See this is what makes me lean towards this tile more than ever. :: Well done guys! I feel like if I hate it, i'll…

8 years8 yearsmelanie85melanie85 posted:
Simonds Sierra in SA - We've moved in! NEW pics

I'm 2 years off 30 and want to be in the house before then hahaha ::lol::
Have you finished all of your selections then? Just…

8 years8 yearsmelanie85melanie85 posted:
One small step for most, one giant leap for us in... Mallala

I love the dark one, but I am just worried that as the vanities are the grey that you can see from the little joinery samples, it looks like it…

8 years8 yearsmelanie85melanie85 posted:
seeking premium builder reccomendations ADELAIDE

Our top 3 ended up being Metricon, Dechellis and Simonds. We ended up with Dechellis in the end, with the only reason that they offered more larger houses that would…

8 years8 yearsmelanie85melanie85 posted:
Simonds Sierra in SA - We've moved in! NEW pics

Oh wow! Only a few more months and you can finally start posting pics of the exciting developments! ::smile:: Fingers and toes crossed for you!
Yes,…

8 years8 yearsmelanie85melanie85 posted:
One small step for most, one giant leap for us in... Mallala

Thanks _lucinda! It has been painstakingly fun haha. We don't have floorboards though, that was just in the picture when I went to the selection meeting. Just the grey carpet…

8 years8 yearsmelanie85melanie85 posted:
Simonds Sierra in SA - We've moved in! NEW pics

Wow! The estate is finally looking like an estate and not a block of land full of ropes! So exciting! Have they given you an estimated start date yet, Deluxes?

8 years8 yearsmelanie85melanie85 posted:
Metricon Mt Barker Build @ The Grove - Finally Ours

Looks fantastic Elle! So exciting to see its transformation!!! What colour roof, gutters and bricks did you choose?

8 years8 yearsmelanie85melanie85 posted:
One small step for most, one giant leap for us in... Mallala

I am hating it! I have to go back into Italia Ceramics once more just to finalise everything. I can't remember the name of the tile but Haven doesn't ring…

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