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4 years4 yearsSheridanBenjaminSheridanBenjamin posted:
Building the Chifley with Rawson - Update Photos - 24th Aug

We have turf! Photos on the blog.
Thanks for all the awesome comments! Very appreciated! Hopefully get around to answering questions soon!

5 years5 yearsSheridanBenjaminSheridanBenjamin posted:
Building the Chifley with Rawson - Update Photos - 24th Aug

Quite a few updates of late! Always many photos!
Enjoy!
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5 years5 yearsSheridanBenjaminSheridanBenjamin posted:
Building the Chifley with Rawson - Update Photos - 24th Aug

Thanks for the kind words :)
We finally got our five hens today and moved them into their new home. See the pics and vid on…

5 years5 yearsSheridanBenjaminSheridanBenjamin posted:
Building the Chifley with Rawson - Update Photos - 24th Aug

We've been in for a few months now. Head to the blog for some update photos of some goings on...

5 years5 yearsSheridanBenjaminSheridanBenjamin posted:
Building the Chifley with Rawson - Update Photos - 24th Aug

our blog has some pictures of our kitchen.

5 years5 yearsSheridanBenjaminSheridanBenjamin posted:
Rawson Homes - Our dream home journey - Metford 28 Trend

Handover today! Hubby drove past at 6.30 this morning and the cleaners were there already.
We may be offline for a little while until we are set up in the new…

5 years5 yearsSheridanBenjaminSheridanBenjamin posted:
Building the Chifley with Rawson - Update Photos - 24th Aug

Hubby drove past this morning around 6.30 and the cleaner was there!
Will probably be offline for a little while til we sort out the internet at the new house. Will…

5 years5 yearsSheridanBenjaminSheridanBenjamin posted:
Building the Chifley with Rawson - Update Photos - 24th Aug

Hopefully we'll be building the Chifley 42 with Rawson at Caddens (the new Landcom release near Penrith). We have 3 young boys and our current smallish 3 bedroom house, while…

5 years5 yearsSheridanBenjaminSheridanBenjamin posted:
Building the Chifley with Rawson - Update Photos - 24th Aug

Site Fence came down today!
Handover tomorrow!

5 years5 yearsSheridanBenjaminSheridanBenjamin posted:
Rawson Homes - Our dream home journey - Metford 28 Trend

I think the thing with niches it are the measurements on the plans between the bare studs? Do you have to allow for the installation of gyprock and / or…

5 years5 yearsSheridanBenjaminSheridanBenjamin posted:
Rawson Homes - Our dream home journey - Metford 28 Trend

Loving all the progress on everyones builds!
Carpenters back today to finish the job on the decks.
Spoke with SS today. Plan for the final few days...
*painters in tomorrow to do first…

5 years5 yearsSheridanBenjaminSheridanBenjamin posted:
Rawson Homes - Our dream home journey - Metford 28 Trend

quick question for those who have recently had handover. On your final payment request was there a "Practical Completion" date?
What did this date correspond to in terms of building /…

5 years5 yearsSheridanBenjaminSheridanBenjamin posted:
Rawson Homes - Our dream home journey - Metford 28 Trend

So as we get closer to handover (3 working days away) we are still waiting for:
* Stairs to be stained
* Appliances to be installed, including all kitchen appliances, hot water,…

5 years5 yearsSheridanBenjaminSheridanBenjamin posted:
Building the Chifley with Rawson - Update Photos - 24th Aug

So as we get closer to handover (3 working days away) we are still waiting for:
* Stairs to be stained
* Appliances to be installed, including all kitchen appliances, hot water,…

5 years5 yearsSheridanBenjaminSheridanBenjamin posted:
Caddens penrith

Looking good kiwifire!
Almost 18 months after buying our land we will finally have handover on 12th August!
I notice in that time a house on Barnea has been built and is…

5 years5 yearsSheridanBenjaminSheridanBenjamin posted:
Building the Chifley with Rawson - Update Photos - 24th Aug

Handover date set! 12th August!

5 years5 yearsSheridanBenjaminSheridanBenjamin posted:
Rawson Homes - Our dream home journey - Metford 28 Trend

Handover date set! 12th of August.

5 years5 yearsSheridanBenjaminSheridanBenjamin posted:
Rawson Homes - Our dream home journey - Metford 28 Trend

We had our PCI and while there are a few things outstanding (like internal floors which started yesterday, and the decks which are booked in for 4th and 5th August)…

5 years5 yearsSheridanBenjaminSheridanBenjamin posted:
Building the Chifley with Rawson - Update Photos - 24th Aug

PCI Was awesome. Still the couple of outstanding jobs that we knew had to be done.
Drive way was complete
fly screens complete
Timber laminate was started yesterday, so we assume carpet will…

5 years5 yearsSheridanBenjaminSheridanBenjamin posted:
Building the Chifley with Rawson - Update Photos - 24th Aug

So tonight in the dark, after my grandfathers funeral, we drive past to see:
*Driveway done, crossover cut out (and road damaged)
*fly screens installed
*in torchlight hubby could see blue tape on…

5 years5 yearsSheridanBenjaminSheridanBenjamin posted:
Rawson Homes - Our dream home journey - Metford 28 Trend

Hi all,
We have PCI on Thursday, we know there will be outstanding jobs, however my husband is away for work soon, so we wanted it this week.
Jobs that we know…

5 years5 yearsSheridanBenjaminSheridanBenjamin posted:
Building the Chifley with Rawson - Update Photos - 24th Aug

We'll do it ourselves, however handover is still looking to be ages away.
Jobs that we know need to be done:
*Driveway and crossover to road
*internal flooring (carpet and laminate)
*external decking (front…

5 years5 yearsSheridanBenjaminSheridanBenjamin posted:
Building the Chifley with Rawson - Update Photos - 24th Aug

Heading out to pick the new flooring for our house today to replace the other choice we made 11 months ago.... Let's hope we are successful!

6 years6 yearsSheridanBenjaminSheridanBenjamin posted:
Building the Chifley with Rawson - Update Photos - 24th Aug

Just found out our flooring is delayed - we can either wait for it to come back in stock, or pick something else. We are going to the supplier on…

6 years6 yearsSheridanBenjaminSheridanBenjamin posted:
Building the Chifley with Rawson - Update Photos - 24th Aug

More updates over the past few days. Check out the photos on the bog!

6 years6 yearsSheridanBenjaminSheridanBenjamin posted:
Neighbour cut land - no retaining wall yet

I know this thread is a bit old, our contract specifies that our retaining wall is to be "provided by owner after handover" so I don't think 1m retaining walls…

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