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Joined 8 February 2012
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12 d12 dPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Here we go again...

So I’ve only just realised that I never posted a pic of our backyard which I had promised to do back in MAY!!
So here is a pic, I’ve also attached…

1 month1 monthPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Take Two

Yay!! Congratulations!!

3 months3 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Our Custom Hamptons Inspired Home - We are in!!!

Looks amazing Dani. What an exciting time!!
I would definitely do a dark door, I think a dark charcoal would look great!!

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5 months5 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Greenvale Central stage 1

Hey everyone, im not building in Greenvale central but I pass it everyday and just wanted to report that yesterday there were 5 ppl in high-vis on site and they’ve…

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6 months6 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Here we go again...

Yes it is. I was a little anxious about choosing surfmist (white wasn’t an option with our builder), as surfmist isn’t a white white, but you can hardly notice.

6 months6 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Here we go again...

Thanks Ezza. I’ll check it out.
Our boards are Dulux Milton Moon and the trimmings are Dulux Vivid White

6 months6 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
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Argh!! Plants!! Why is it so hard to decide??
So we are FINALLY doing our front landscaping. (We actually don’t have that much to do but this whole plant decision is…

8 months8 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Greenvale Orchards - anyone building/bought land?

Hi Hanu, We bought our land in April 2014, we were told it would title in Oct 2014. It did not title until late Dec 2015.
We bought quite late…

8 months8 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Greenvale Central stage 1

Hi all, for what it’s worth, I saw a excavator being dropped off where the house they need to knock down is.... hopefully this means progress for you all.
Believe…

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10 months10 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Here we go again...

Ahhh good to know. Thanks pEast

10 months10 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
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Ok, so I had to go outside today and check that out, as you can probably see I don’t venture out there very often. It’s a drain. I have no…

10 months10 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
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FINALLY remembered to take a pic of our grass

10 months10 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Here we go again...

I will take a pic for you once it’s done. And I just remembered I need to take a pic of my grass too. I will do that tomorrow...

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10 months10 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
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Hey Ezza78, so sorry for the late response. Our concrete is going to be sealed in the new year. My dad (an ex-concretor) did it all for us and he…

11 months11 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Here we go again...

PEast - No, we’ve just got charcoal concrete which needs to be sealed. That will do for now, as we have to start putting our money into the front landscaping.
Ezza98…

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11 months11 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Here we go again...

We’ve been in the house now for 3 months, it’s just gone so quick!! Happy to report we don’t have much at all on our 3 month maintenance list. We…

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11 months11 monthsPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Here we go again...

Hi pEast, so sorry for the VERY delayed response. And thank you!! We are pretty happy with our house and after all the stress it’s come together nicely.
Our builder charged…

1 year1 yearPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Here we go again...

Hey Noni, glad to hear that your house is almost there.
Yes I must say that, now that all the stress is over, Ashford going under was a blessing in disguise.…

1 year1 yearPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
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Handover on Friday!! Woohoo!!
We had PCI last Tuesday. Hubby couldn't make it so I brought my mum and Dad with me for extra eyes.
Not many issues to report.…

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1 year1 yearPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Help with tree/ plant for front yard

Thanks Joker. I will look into it.

1 year1 yearPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Help with tree/ plant for front yard

Hi,
Was wondering if anyone could suggest a tree or plant for our front yard?. We want to plant a couple on the side fence line, however the trees will need…

1 year1 yearPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Here we go again...

Oh, I have a question. So I've noticed that our kitchen sink is not set centre to the window as per our plans and elevations. I know it's way too…

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1 year1 yearPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Here we go again...

Thanks Reg. I've been slowly doing my own vacate clean, amongst packing, while we wait to get the keys. Our house is quite clean, so it's not taking too long.
As…

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1 year1 yearPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
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Thanks Tash! I've been google imaging and the crimesafe is definitely one of our options. But I've also got another one or two that may look ok

Or

It's so hard.…

1 year1 yearPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
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So we've been given an estimated handover date of the 15th September. Dean homes have been so accommodating and are letting us instal our carpet earlier that week because we…

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1 year1 yearPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Greenvale Heritage Views

For what it's worth. I saw the machines all working this morning when I drove past

1 year1 yearPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Here we go again...

Thanks Tash. It is all starting to feel very surreal. Can't believe we will finally be able to call this place home in a few weeks!

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1 year1 yearPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Here we go again...

Thanks Reg!

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1 year1 yearPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Here we go again...

Went past our house today. Tiling is done. Wardrobes, linen, pantry is all fitted out. The house is looking really great. And thankfully not as dark as it was looking…

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1 year1 yearPolkaDotsPolkaDots posted:
Here we go again...

Look at me, posting twice in one week!!!
Tiling has started and is looking great (well in photos anyway). I haven't seen them in real life yet but my site supervisor…

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