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20 h20 hspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
New Home - Summit Homes 'The Orchard' - Perth SOR

Roof framing is completed! They will be measuring up for the Colourbond this week.

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4 d4 dspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
New Home - Summit Homes 'The Orchard' - Perth SOR

Its great isn't it! I stole the idea from someone else and am so happy with the result :D

4 d4 dspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
New Home - Summit Homes 'The Orchard' - Perth SOR

Thanks Natasha! :)
As for the WIR, I can't believe how massive it looks! Can't wait to use it hehe :D

10 d10 dspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
New Home - Summit Homes 'The Orchard' - Perth SOR

Just got a friend of ours to take an aerial shot for us with his drone. LOVE IT!

Roofing is starting this week - so excited.

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15 d15 dspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
New Home - Summit Homes 'The Orchard' - Perth SOR

Ours changed last week (or the week before?!) too.
Apparently they've just restructured them, our original supervisor (Victor) was moved "further north".
We had a different SS for the slab, as…

15 d15 dspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
HomeOne Building Threads

Please add me :)
State: WA
Location: Perth SOR
Builder: Summit
Home: Orchard (Modified)
User: spiffmiff
Link: viewtopic.php?f=31&t=85363

15 d15 dspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
New Home - Summit Homes 'The Orchard' - Perth SOR

Ha! No, still slowly slowly.
The brickie just finished up yesterday, we reached plate height :D
They're doing the rendering on today....
Some photos! A panorama hubby took…

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15 d15 dspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
First Build in Perth - Choosing a Builder

We're building with Summit. Things have been really slow going (we signed our PPA 12 months ago and just reached plate height yesterday) so that's been a bit frustrating.
I strongly…

2 months2 monthsspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
Things you forget - summary page 32

Great thread! Wish we'd seen it during prestart!!!!!
My suggestion isn't so much things you forget as an idea for how to get a cost effective size increase in your house.…

2 months2 monthsspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
New Home - Summit Homes 'The Orchard' - Perth SOR

So I realised I never updated this with our prestart selections!
Will add a couple of photos as well as a summary of the main choices by room.
Exterior:
Roof & Gutters…

2 months2 monthsspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
New Home - Summit Homes 'The Orchard' - Perth SOR

WE HAVE A SLAB!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

3 months3 monthsspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
Building with Summit on rural land.

Hi!
We're building with Summit too, hoping so start siteworks next week.
Things have taken ages to get to this point, we signed PPA on 29th June last year!
Fingers crossed the build…

3 months3 monthsspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
New Home - Summit Homes 'The Orchard' - Perth SOR

Another update! We might have siteworks starting next week!
We got council building approval earlier in the month and hopefully see some action soon *fingers crossed*

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4 months4 monthsspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
New Home - Summit Homes 'The Orchard' - Perth SOR

A little update.
Still more delays... council requested a geotechnical report so we've been waiting on that for a few weeks now.
So frustrating - I just want my slab!!! *stamps foot…

4 months4 monthsspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
New Home - Summit Homes 'The Orchard' - Perth SOR

Thanks!! :-)
The total area is 335m2, with 255m2 internal space (not incl garage, alfresco etc).

4 months4 monthsspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
New Home - Summit Homes 'The Orchard' - Perth SOR

Unfortunately I think you're right. Turns out a colleague of hubby had the same consultant and similar issues. Good news is her actual build apparently went very well

5 months5 monthsspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
New Home - Summit Homes 'The Orchard' - Perth SOR

Good luck with your plans!
We're pretty happy with Summit, though thimgs seem to take forever with quoting and drafting so I feel like they could use more resources to speed…

5 months5 monthsspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
New Home - Summit Homes 'The Orchard' - Perth SOR

Hi MJB, we knew from early on it would have BAL requirements and BAL29 was assumed for the prelim estimate. Its approx $10k on top for our house, but we…

5 months5 monthsspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
New Home - Summit Homes 'The Orchard' - Perth SOR

More delays... need to adjust the size of the store as the way it sits on the block means the front wall of the store is 500mm too close to…

5 months5 monthsspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
Building our first home in Baldivis - Blueprint Build

Exciting!!!
I did have one thought of an option, the end of your bedrooms hallway next to the family room doorway is a bit of wasted space... you could turn it…

6 months6 monthsspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
Our Summit Homes Build in Secret Harbour WA

How are things going Ms Prez? :-)

6 months6 monthsspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
New Home - Summit Homes 'The Orchard' - Perth SOR

Actually we've just heard back from the second consultant's report (there are different levels of assessment, the first assessment was a basic desktop survey that was extremely conservative)...
Thank goodness its…

7 months7 monthsspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
New Home - Summit Homes 'The Orchard' - Perth SOR

A little update...
We have had our prestart which went really well.
But since then there has been a spanner in the works - BAL assessment has come back at BAL40, which…

8 months8 monthsspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
New Home - Summit Homes 'The Orchard' - Perth SOR

We had our consultation with the designers (La Vie) on Monday.
I was really happy with the experience, and have come away happy with the choices we made.
We met with two…

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8 months8 monthsspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
New Home - Summit Homes 'The Orchard' - Perth SOR

Yea La Vie. Did u see them too? If so any tips? :-)

8 months8 monthsspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
New Home - Summit Homes 'The Orchard' - Perth SOR

Just introducing myself, I've been watching these forums for a while but thought I better start up my own build thread.
We're building a modified version of Summit Homes 'The…

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8 months8 monthsspiffmiffspiffmiff posted:
Our Summit Homes Build in Secret Harbour WA

The Orchard :-)
I keep meaning to start my own thread but it hasn't happened yet...

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