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2 d2 dRhettiRhetti posted:
Start Date six months, 6 months build time!!!

"but their design changes were too restrictive"?
Really? I had the absolute opposite experience. Clarendon let me change HEAPS of stuff.
We did a full realignment of the upper level and they…

4 d4 dRhettiRhetti posted:
Fairmont 35 adapted Hamptons facade - CLARENDON homes

Excited to see the scaffolding come down.
This facade is going to look stunning.
- Lower level roof going up tomorrow.
- Windows were delivered, so I assume they will go soon.
-…

4 d4 dRhettiRhetti posted:
Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Fixing stage

KT,
I'm not usually a big fan of large square parapets, leaving it as exposed brick and the colour brick you've chosen makes the façade like 10/10.
Nice job and good vision!

9 d9 dRhettiRhetti posted:
Fairmont 35 adapted Hamptons facade - CLARENDON homes

Well well......
Roof is going on and gables are looking AMAZING!!

15 d15 dRhettiRhetti posted:
Buying overland flow land

There are particular prescribed acceptable development thresholds and triggers for code assessment depending on the type and extent of flooding.
If you send me the address and a brief summary of…

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24 d24 dRhettiRhetti posted:
Fairmont 35 adapted Hamptons facade - CLARENDON homes

We aren't located within the State or Local mapped bushfire hazard areas. So I can't confirm that for you sorry.

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27 d27 dRhettiRhetti posted:
Got the keys today

Fantastic photos mate. Great finished product!
I would love a few more if you can oblige 😁

27 d27 dRhettiRhetti posted:
Fairmont 35 adapted Hamptons facade - CLARENDON homes

We kept an old massive steel framed shed on the block when we demoed the original house. We decided to spend the weekend giving it a facelift to match the…

1 month1 monthRhettiRhetti posted:
Fairmont 35 adapted Hamptons facade - CLARENDON homes

Week 2
Fence up. Had about 50 piers installed due to sh+#ty soil test. Drainage and plumbing in. Property power pole installed.
Slab being poured Tuesday. Woot

Fairmont 35 adapted Hamptons facade - CLARENDON homes
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1 month1 monthRhettiRhetti posted:
Stage inspections for new build in Brisbane

I've got them on board to. What came up on your slab / prepour?

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1 month1 monthRhettiRhetti posted:
Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Fixing stage

Thanks for the reply KT,
I'll keep on them :-)

1 month1 monthRhettiRhetti posted:
Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Fixing stage

We went for the blossom white cabinet doors to :-)
That floor tile is nice. It looks similar to size we chose. Are clarendon letting you use…

1 month1 monthRhettiRhetti posted:
Fairmont 35 adapted Hamptons facade - CLARENDON homes

Day 2 of construction phase. Site cut done
:)

2 months2 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Fairmont 35 adapted Hamptons facade - CLARENDON homes

Honestly, we pinched most of our ideas off other builds and took heaps of photos to our colour appointment. We met with one of the consultants, Noreen Woolston, who must…

2 months2 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Ask a Town Planner - South East Queensland

I've been getting quite a few PMs about the Traditional Building Character Overlay in the Brisbane City Council Local Government Area. There is typically two parts to the overlay -…

2 months2 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Who's building with Clarendon??

I absolutely understand this. We are building the Fairmont 35 and the fujitsu aircon was 19k for 18kw inverter with 6 zones.
It's just me and my wife at the…

2 months2 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Fairmont 35 adapted Hamptons facade - CLARENDON homes

Tiling selection done. Generally warm, washed tones with a timber look high variation floor.
Bathrooms - Niches and feature wall in the ensuite are river pebbles with ultra white grout (like…

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2 months2 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Brisbane Knockdown Rebuild and Character Overlay Worries

Ha! I seem to have that small detail.
Good point. 🤣

2 months2 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Fairmont 35 adapted Hamptons facade - CLARENDON homes

Finalised floor plans and facade.
Just some minor changes to the upstairs bathroom layout. The consultant at Pallara actually came up with the idea to flip the bathroom to make the…

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2 months2 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Disappointment with Clarendon Home and Austral Brick

This happened to me on a previous build. Mine was moisture to which evaporated. But, the colour didn't return either.
I just ended up having to live with it.
Its the…

2 months2 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Ask a Town Planner - South East Queensland

Hey all,
As a active user, I am just about to start my house build. However, I have noticed a lot of people here who are seeking town planning and/or survey…

2 months2 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Brisbane Knockdown Rebuild and Character Overlay Worries

Hey Clash,
I am a Town Planner. I regularly write applications within the TBCO. I am happy to explain how everything works over the phone or review the plans on how…

2 months2 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Fairmont 35 adapted Hamptons facade - CLARENDON homes

Hey all,
Now that the colour selection is completed and the building approval has been received, we are just waiting for the documentation to be finalised and we should have a…

Fairmont 35 adapted Hamptons facade - CLARENDON homes
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4 months4 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Fairmont 35 adapted Hamptons facade - CLARENDON homes

Heya KT,
We went with Ruby, with a lot of upgrades. Raised ceilings, windows etc. Larger 2700w master bed window. Stone tops. Full height tiling etc etc. It worked better for…

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4 months4 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Fairmont 35 adapted Hamptons facade - CLARENDON homes

Signed off on the prelim floor plans today.
Notably, we removed the 5th bedroom on the upper level and turned it into a grand master, ensuite and large WIR. Other alterations…

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4 months4 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Fairmont 35 adapted Hamptons facade - CLARENDON homes

Thanks Kingtaco 😊

4 months4 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Fairmont 35 adapted Hamptons facade - CLARENDON homes

Thanks for following.
I think between selections, lodging the BA etc about 6-8weeks?

4 months4 monthsRhettiRhetti posted:
Fairmont 35 adapted Hamptons facade - CLARENDON homes

Hi all,
We found our perfect block in the Redlands, 20km from Brisbane city and we have commenced our knock down rebuild.
We looked for ages and we have finally decided…

Fairmont 35 adapted Hamptons facade - CLARENDON homes
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