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5 d5 dstanusstanus posted:
New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

Spectacular D777!
that's the display homes chandelier!
Mind telling us how much that cost.
I asked them I wanted to choose something else later in the piece.

19 d19 dstanusstanus posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

Renman
was there any flinging of the water/cement particulates on the walls?
Were any sheeting put up to protect the freshly painted walls?

29 d29 dstanusstanus posted:
Building with Metricon

I thing Renman did a massive outdoor room with a seven meter height ceiling.
have a read of his first post (down the bottom)
if he could do it, so…

1 month1 monthstanusstanus posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

Congrats Renman
You must be relieved.
And excited.

1 month1 monthstanusstanus posted:
Building with Metricon

I waited till the building permit had been approved before demolition even the builder recommended that.
Or else in their words" you could be left with an empty piece of land".…

1 month1 monthstanusstanus posted:
New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

Just stick to your guns. The curve is a feature of this particular house. I do not think that is even available in the Bordeaux 56a which although has a…

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1 month1 monthstanusstanus posted:
New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

Definitely circular with the plaster to the edge
That is how it is in display. And that's how I will do mine.

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1 month1 monthstanusstanus posted:
KDR - Demoliton

recommendation from my builder was wait for the permit then demolish
or else you could be left with an empty piece of land.

1 month1 monthstanusstanus posted:
New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

you must have paid a fortune for that, the grout sealer alone is about 400 bucks!

1 month1 monthstanusstanus posted:
My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build

that's good I was expecting closer to 50k
I have yet to think about what mine will look like might need to start considering it as I get closer to completion

1 month1 monthstanusstanus posted:
My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build

Ynnie
the Bordeaux has only one facade the one you see. It is not an upgrade just what you get when you build the house which last I checked was 680k.…

1 month1 monthstanusstanus posted:
My Metricon Bordeaux 56 build

Vu,
the entrance is always the statement of the home and your front says elegance.
If you do not mind how much did your front landscaping cost?

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1 month1 monthstanusstanus posted:
New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

I would be up for a leaseback if it is 8% as indicated on there website.
I would sacrifice a year and make upwards of 80K.

1 month1 monthstanusstanus posted:
New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

D777,
The house is looking spectacular. It has given me a second wind personally, cannot wait till mine starts.
I love the tiling in the bathrooms esp. when it goes to ceiling…

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2 months2 monthsstanusstanus posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

I do not know anyone with Hydronic apart from a work associate who said to me never go Hydronic due to issues he had.
Never been a fan of Hydronic heating…

2 months2 monthsstanusstanus posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

I had the free hebel promo for my build but as I wanted the facade to look like the display I had to forgo the hebel and do a full…

2 months2 monthsstanusstanus posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

it was February 2017
the promo was pay 5k get 40k of upgrades and I did get it for the upgrades
i.e. the price does not come of the base house price…

2 months2 monthsstanusstanus posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

when I signed the base house was 481300

2 months2 monthsstanusstanus posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

Charlotte,
the house is 56sq same size as the display only difference is the outdoor room which is only up to the rumpus room wall and not extended like in the…

2 months2 monthsstanusstanus posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

The build has not started yet. Hopefully in the next couple of months.
The site costs went up dramatically.
From the initial 40K to 57k at contract. Then another 34k on top…

2 months2 monthsstanusstanus posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

Hello Charlotte,
the upgrade cost for my build were a touch over 500k.
If you want to know more about the costs of the different upgrades, just chime in below and I…

2 months2 monthsstanusstanus posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

I am in the waiting stage. Hopefully in the next few months we have a start. Will definitely post pics when it all starts.

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2 months2 monthsstanusstanus posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

Kandi
for the smaller rooms it was 28 dollars that I got as a credit.
The master suite 140.

2 months2 monthsstanusstanus posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

the cost for the hawthorn bricks to the facade was $9945. total units 4.5

2 months2 monthsstanusstanus posted:
Our Bordeaux 56 Build in Sydney

Congrats on the start. I will be following your journey. Love the Bordeaux.

3 months3 monthsstanusstanus posted:
New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

it is weird however that they do not do that. After all the painters are there so why not.
I am getting hardwood panelling on the ceiling of the alfresco, and…

3 months3 monthsstanusstanus posted:
New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

D777
I am getting decking done by M and no they do not paint/stain it for you.
They repeated it twice at selections.
However I'm looking forward to doing it myself.

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3 months3 monthsstanusstanus posted:
Building with Metricon

Seems like the SS not doing his job to regularly check the site.
I agree a facebook post on their facebook page is in order.
If i was the manager of…

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3 months3 monthsstanusstanus posted:
New here we are building the Doulton 56 with extension

nearing the finish line. Looking good
have tiles/benches been done?

3 months3 monthsstanusstanus posted:
Building the Metricon Doulton

The old house has been demolished last week but have not had the chance to upload a pic until now.

There are some broken bricks/concrete from the demo that the demo…

Building the Metricon Doulton
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