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4 d4 dTiredHaloTiredHalo posted:
Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41

Got our official 'welcome to construction' email today.
Contacted by our site supervisor and he is starting to set things up to commence. Dates he's given us:
Site cut/excavation: 18/1
Survey set…

1 month1 monthTiredHaloTiredHalo posted:
Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41

Today we got our Council approval. Yay!
Interestingly, part of the drawings submitted to the council included the kitchen, WIP, and wet area elevation drawings (which we've never seen before), and…

1 month1 monthTiredHaloTiredHalo posted:
Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41

Good taste then. :)
Yeah, we upgraded to the Fujitsu with 9 zones and MyAir 5 control. That came to $5,300.

2 months2 monthsTiredHaloTiredHalo posted:
Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41

Well we now have Covenant approval. Yay.
Now just to wait on Council approval.

2 months2 monthsTiredHaloTiredHalo posted:
Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41

Quick update.
Our CSC has not only been dishonest with us, but disparaged us to our Covenant for the Estate.
Back when we had our colour appointment, at the start of the…

2 months2 monthsTiredHaloTiredHalo posted:
Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41

Yep, appointments all done. We already got the bank approval, so just waiting on covenant and council. Our CSC is submitting to covenant on our behalf, though we provided the…

2 months2 monthsTiredHaloTiredHalo posted:
Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41

We've now had our Electrical & Smart Home appointments with Zurcorp.
Firstly, we got a few wins back from our colour selection. They've agreed to do the 10mm overhangs square set…

3 months3 monthsTiredHaloTiredHalo posted:
Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41

No, we have our electrical on Wednesday and then all done. No, our CSC thinks we might get a date by end of November if the covenant etc goes quickly.
The…

3 months3 monthsTiredHaloTiredHalo posted:
Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41

We had our colour selection appointment, and we're a little frustrated with the entire process. The first time we're upset at Clarendon.
Biggest grief point is the fact if you don't…

3 months3 monthsTiredHaloTiredHalo posted:
Coral Boston38 - SEQ

Looking good, and progressing well.

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3 months3 monthsTiredHaloTiredHalo posted:
Metricon Liberty 45 in Ryde NSW

Nice. Did you do this yourself or have someone else do it?

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3 months3 monthsTiredHaloTiredHalo posted:
Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41

Yeah, we got an email at 830pm on Thursday night to ring to book our electrical appointments (yep, we're getting ducted), but on Friday the sole person who does the…

3 months3 monthsTiredHaloTiredHalo posted:
Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41

Thanks. :)
We have the colour selection appointment on the 1st November. Haven't been phoned yet to set up the electrical. At this stage, it is…

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3 months3 monthsTiredHaloTiredHalo posted:
Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41

This morning we had our tile selection appointment with Beaumont Tiles. Upgrade total was just under $14k.
Haven Bone and Haven Charcoal in the bathrooms (300x600 on the walls, 450x450 on…

3 months3 monthsTiredHaloTiredHalo posted:
Modified Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Brisbane

Looking good. With our current house we go through garage > laundry to get the mower out into the backyard and it works fine. Lucky you realised that now!
Hope you…

3 months3 monthsTiredHaloTiredHalo posted:
Modified Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Brisbane

Our final price on our BA came in at $484,000.

3 months3 monthsTiredHaloTiredHalo posted:
Modified Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Brisbane

Other pricing in our BA:
2 continuous rotating roof vents: $600
Wall and the 2 820mm cavity sliding to theatre: $1,140
2 620mm cavity sliding to study: $685
Magnetic door stops: $165
Wall tile…

3 months3 monthsTiredHaloTiredHalo posted:
Manhattan 21 heavily modified - Coral Homes Sunshine Coast

I like how this one looks, but in the end you're the one who has to live with it. :)
We've got our tile appointment on Thursday…

3 months3 monthsTiredHaloTiredHalo posted:
Modified Madison 35 by Clarendon Homes - Brisbane

Nice to see you now have a thread, and happy to see another QLD Clarendon build.
Really like the downstairs modifications you have planned. And definitely, you can put in…

4 months4 monthsTiredHaloTiredHalo posted:
Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41

Yeah, it has pictures of all the various choices and if they are Ruby/Sapphire/Diamond/Upgrade options. Some things are missing like staircase options, but majority is in there.
Since we already have…

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4 months4 monthsTiredHaloTiredHalo posted:
Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41

Signed the Building Agreement today.
Got this handy little book as well:

Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41
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4 months4 monthsTiredHaloTiredHalo posted:
Metricon - Chelsea 37

Aww what a cutie.

4 months4 monthsTiredHaloTiredHalo posted:
Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41

Received the Building Agreement yesterday, and will be meeting with our sales consultant on Saturday. There are still a few small things that need to be rectified.
Updated drawings:

4 months4 monthsTiredHaloTiredHalo posted:
Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41

Haha me too!
By the time land settles and council approvals, it likely won't start until late November/early December, and even then I think I may be wishful. We'll see. But…

4 months4 monthsTiredHaloTiredHalo posted:
Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41

To help others looking at building with Clarendon Homes in QLD, here is a list of some prices for our upgrades/changes:
500mm extension to Garage width: $2,795
Raised platform in theatre: $1,395
2340mmx1200mm…

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4 months4 monthsTiredHaloTiredHalo posted:
Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41

Yeah the entire house will be rendered, so we won't have bricks. They're replacing the bricks with Hebel and using acrylic render.

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4 months4 monthsTiredHaloTiredHalo posted:
Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41

Preliminary drawings from our building agreement. We've already put in variations for minor alterations to be there for the contract.
Updated drawings found: viewtopic.php?p=1825802#p1825802

5 months5 monthsTiredHaloTiredHalo posted:
Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41

Our first home we built with Plantation and their build quality and inclusions for base are quite good. We recently had the bank valuer out and he was like 'is…

5 months5 monthsTiredHaloTiredHalo posted:
Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41

Pricing from Clarendon:
Sapphire Plus: $355,100 (this includes site costs up to H1 soil)
Axis facade: $6,990
Hebel render finish to home: $9,880
Colourbond roof with anticon blanket: $6,750
Grand alfresco standard option: $7,450
Diamond kitchen:…

5 months5 monthsTiredHaloTiredHalo posted:
Clarendon Homes | QLD | Sheridan 41

Hi
We were originally planning on building a , but have recently changed our track and are now building a Sheridan 41 with Clarendon Homes.
Timeline:
* 9 June 2018 - $1,000 deposit…

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