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1 year1 yearWarpSpeed79WarpSpeed79 posted:
Drilling into Steel Beams?

Hi all,
Our beautiful Eden Brae home is finally taking shape, with its steel frame erected and ready to go.
We have set aside some items that we intend to wall…

1 year1 yearWarpSpeed79WarpSpeed79 posted:
Anyone else building at Piccadilly Estate, Riverstone?

Hi Titania_64, have just sent you my mobile number.

1 year1 yearWarpSpeed79WarpSpeed79 posted:
Anyone else building at Piccadilly Estate, Riverstone?

There's a 'standard' wall which includes all of the tile options you can choose from that are included in your $22/m2 allowance. The same goes for floor tiles. There should…

1 year1 yearWarpSpeed79WarpSpeed79 posted:
Anyone else building at Piccadilly Estate, Riverstone?

The costs may be a little higher as the Bristol is a two storey home, ours is a single storey. That's my guess anyway.

1 year1 yearWarpSpeed79WarpSpeed79 posted:
Anyone else building at Piccadilly Estate, Riverstone?

We are in the same situation as Titania71, our standard site costs were part of the essential package. Our additional site costs came to $16180.
What home are you building…

1 year1 yearWarpSpeed79WarpSpeed79 posted:
Anyone else building at Piccadilly Estate, Riverstone?

That sounds like a great idea FirsTimer.
We will be 22 Oberon Street.

1 year1 yearWarpSpeed79WarpSpeed79 posted:
Anyone else building at Piccadilly Estate, Riverstone?

We got an unconditional approval for both the land and build, our broker then sent a copy of our formal approval to Eden Brae for them to know that we…

1 year1 yearWarpSpeed79WarpSpeed79 posted:
Anyone else building at Piccadilly Estate, Riverstone?

Wow!
At least we will be on the home stretch by then!

1 year1 yearWarpSpeed79WarpSpeed79 posted:
Anyone else building at Piccadilly Estate, Riverstone?

Thank you for sharing, that's not a bad idea. Fingers crossed DA approval doesn't take too long through our builder.

1 year1 yearWarpSpeed79WarpSpeed79 posted:
Anyone else building at Piccadilly Estate, Riverstone?

Hey guys, I received the same message as well. Joel said to me that registration should be in two weeks with settlement to occur two weeks after that. Hopefully a…

2 years2 yearsWarpSpeed79WarpSpeed79 posted:
Anyone else building at Piccadilly Estate, Riverstone?

Hi All,
I have an update from McGrath saying that the settlement is expected to happen Mid May :(<br>
Hi AllisWell, who did you speak to from McGrath?</p></div><div class=

2 years2 yearsWarpSpeed79WarpSpeed79 posted:
Anyone else building at Piccadilly Estate, Riverstone?

I have been told the same thing from Emily, very frustrating.
First Timer, consider yourself lucky!

2 years2 yearsWarpSpeed79WarpSpeed79 posted:
Anyone else building at Piccadilly Estate, Riverstone?

I have asked my builder the same question, unfortunately they said they need to wait for the land to register before any plans can be submitted for approval.

2 years2 yearsWarpSpeed79WarpSpeed79 posted:
Anyone else building at Piccadilly Estate, Riverstone?

I hope so, seems like a pretty steep cost (no pun intended)!

2 years2 yearsWarpSpeed79WarpSpeed79 posted:
Anyone else building at Piccadilly Estate, Riverstone?

We have site costs of around $16k on our contract, we're building a single storey Eden Brae. These costs were calculated almost 18 months ago when we had our tender…

2 years2 yearsWarpSpeed79WarpSpeed79 posted:
Anyone else building at Piccadilly Estate, Riverstone?

We also had a similar experience too - not very co-operative. We wanted to take a sample tile along to our other colour appointments, but were told that a $50…

2 years2 yearsWarpSpeed79WarpSpeed79 posted:
Anyone else building at Piccadilly Estate, Riverstone?

Thanks all! This puts my mind at ease a little.

2 years2 yearsWarpSpeed79WarpSpeed79 posted:
Anyone else building at Piccadilly Estate, Riverstone?

Ok, not a problem. Thank you for your help!

2 years2 yearsWarpSpeed79WarpSpeed79 posted:
Anyone else building at Piccadilly Estate, Riverstone?

May I ask what lender you went ahead with? We are also building a single storey.

2 years2 yearsWarpSpeed79WarpSpeed79 posted:
Anyone else building at Piccadilly Estate, Riverstone?

Hi all,
Has anyone gone for finance yet - how will the land be able to get valued?
This is the first time I have applied for a mortgage, so I am…

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2 years2 yearsWarpSpeed79WarpSpeed79 posted:
Anyone else building at Piccadilly Estate, Riverstone?

We loved it. The colour and electrical appointment is where we went a bit overboard...!!

2 years2 yearsWarpSpeed79WarpSpeed79 posted:
Anyone else building at Piccadilly Estate, Riverstone?

I have Emily as well. She is wonderful!

2 years2 yearsWarpSpeed79WarpSpeed79 posted:
Anyone else building at Piccadilly Estate, Riverstone?

From memory, there were about six standard bricks we could choose from category A, and then categories B to G incurred an additional cost. We went with Gibson from category…

2 years2 yearsWarpSpeed79WarpSpeed79 posted:
Anyone else building at Piccadilly Estate, Riverstone?

Welcome. We also dealt with Bede and we were incredibly happy with his service as well.
We are building a Livingstone 22 on lot 33 with Eden Brae.

2 years2 yearsWarpSpeed79WarpSpeed79 posted:
Anyone else building at Piccadilly Estate, Riverstone?

It's so exciting to see street signs! I hope we start to finally see some closure soon.

2 years2 yearsWarpSpeed79WarpSpeed79 posted:
Anyone else building at Piccadilly Estate, Riverstone?

Oh no
So does this mean the civil works will be finished mid January rather than mid December?

2 years2 yearsWarpSpeed79WarpSpeed79 posted:
Anyone else building at Piccadilly Estate, Riverstone?

They're very pretty. Love the colours
Would they be the same trees as the ones planted along Piccadilly St against the new houses?

2 years2 yearsWarpSpeed79WarpSpeed79 posted:
Anyone else building at Piccadilly Estate, Riverstone?

And then there were trees...!

Anyone else building at Piccadilly Estate, Riverstone?
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2 years2 yearsWarpSpeed79WarpSpeed79 posted:
Anyone else building at Piccadilly Estate, Riverstone?

A bit off topic, but just thought I'd let everyone know that Masters have 40% to 70% off everything at the moment. We bought wallpaper rolls for $11-20 each -…

2 years2 yearsWarpSpeed79WarpSpeed79 posted:
Anyone else building at Piccadilly Estate, Riverstone?

I'm sure March would be worst case scenario. Last time I spoke to Joel he said all civil works would be done by December and then it's up to the…

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