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8 h8 hRameeRamee posted:
Bryan & Petersen Build in Regional Victoria

Looking good and nice to hear flooring issue sorted out at the end to your satisfaction. Hope everything is ready by the PCI next week and things go smoothly.
It…

6 d6 dRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Ordered some lights for dining and island bench, beacon lighting eBay shop is bit cheaper !
Only issue is we have to buy led lights for each globe, globes comes with…

6 d6 dRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Nice! ours is Sherwood facade too, bit modified/ shortened because of the tree protection zone. Yours balcony will have full width!
Concrete contractor know about the issue, just…

6 d6 dRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Hi Krithi, I think it came down about 20k in price, but they didn't say exact value but said these, these options are free because we have a titled land…

6 d6 dRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Thanks! Yes they say we have to have a gap between concrete paving and the wall(hebel/ brick) They recommend to have some kind of expansion foam or foam layer between…

7 d7 dRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

So PCI went relatively ok, except we couldn't meet the supervisor as he did let us know that he will be going for holidays for a week. Another guy is…

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13 d13 dRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Thanks! Yes your time frame is dead on.. I think they have all the inspections scheduled before final presentation. We will have our independent inspection on Monday and I believe…

13 d13 dRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Thanks makido, They are
Gastone Carrara White Shine

14 d14 dRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

So our house is finally almost complete. We did an visit yesterday, spend sometime inspecting and taking pictures. More like a pre PCI inspection before actual PCI which will…

19 d19 dRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Thanks ronn, Yeah it is just about four and half months from site start to handover, if we get the handover end of this month.
If you are at…

19 d19 dRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Last two weekends we were busy so couldn't visit the house properly. Good news is that C informed us our final inspection coming up in the beginning of next week…

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1 month1 monthRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Good to hear all going well. Yeah they will most probably finish yours on time before December!

1 month1 monthRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Yeah they seams to be amazingly quick. It is only three months in to build so far. However we are still lot behind you in terms of finishing. They haven't…

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1 month1 monthRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Hi Macher it is Lexicon Half (St Clair
Quarter) - SW1G2

1 month1 monthRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Thanks ronn, Yes they are in colorbond wallaby if I remember correctly.
We will do driveway post handover, when we asked C they said driveway is part of landscaping and…

1 month1 monthRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Some more pics of interior painting..


We also got the left side fence installed, thanks to our neighbour for sharing half the cost and finding a good fence builder. They are…

1 month1 monthRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Thanks ronn, SS said PCI could be late next month or so.

1 month1 monthRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

They are doing interior painting now and outside scaffolding is almost removed as top floor wall rendering has completed.

Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes
1 month1 monthRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Very bad weather last few days and one spare part of the temporary fence has fallen on to our neighbours property and gas meter. Very lucky not much damage.

Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes
2 months2 monthsRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Thanks! vickieee 😊

2 months2 monthsRameeRamee posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Looking great! Glendale butlers pantry looks very spacious! Also feature tiles have same theme/texture across the home kitchen bathrooms etc..
Any indication about PCI from SS ?

2 months2 monthsRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Thanks! darb74, it is our ensuite, other bathroom is bit smaller!
Our fridge cavity is 1900 x 1230 x 700 mm. Most of the refrigerators are 18xx or smaller so…

2 months2 monthsRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Thanks! Roniel1517, If they are in upstairs it is not going to be a big issue I think because then it is basically like a single storey house you can…

2 months2 monthsRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Thanks! shokel1975, Yes next few weeks going to be most exciting/stressful .. lots of finishing things to do and lots of small things to keep our eyes out

2 months2 monthsRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Base price of the house was 370k but after upgrades and discounts etc because we had titled land it was around 430k

2 months2 monthsRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Another visit to see the new home and they have done some more work including some cabinetry fixing and waterproofing wet areas.

master ensuite water proofing done
Also stair…

2 months2 monthsRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Hi Macher, yeah we had NHI to do the preplaster inspection and they also rechecked any previous issues identified in frame stage. C agreed to fix all the issues they…

2 months2 monthsRameeRamee posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Yeah hope you get a good news by Monday.. Our builder went through lockup and fix stages in matter of days and we are also coming into last stage…

2 months2 monthsRameeRamee posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Hi , have they given a PCI date yet? Hope it is not too far now! Also are you doing driveway through M or after handover!

2 months2 monthsRameeRamee posted:
Our first home build Sorrento 39 with Carlisle homes

Hi CarnTheHawks, Thanks for the very valuable info, quite insightful for first home builders like us.

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