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Porter Davis homesPorter Davis homes
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I went 6 times before my actual colour selection appointments. The reason I did this is I didn't want to make decisions using a 10cm sample. So I would look at what I…

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Mar 24, 2017 6:47 pm
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lizbf85
23 March
Vancouver -Porter DavisVancouver -Porter Davis
VIC
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like most trades, they too clearly have no bloody idea :(

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lizbf85
Mar 23, 2017 4:17 pm
nikil
23 March
We are building VANCOUVER 33 with PORTER DAVISWe are building VANCOUVER 33 with PORTER DAVIS
VIC
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Ours was really straight forward and took no time to get through. Good luck with it, let us know how it goes :)

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nikil
Mar 23, 2017 3:29 pm
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melipen19
Mar 20, 2017 5:45 pm
lizbf85
17 March
Porter Davis slowPorter Davis slow
VIC

they dont care its as simple as that really! we are in the same predicament.

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lizbf85
Mar 17, 2017 4:57 pm
nikil
17 March
Who is Building with Porter Davis?Who is Building with Porter Davis?
VIC
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It's nice to have a least one positive :) Well if they said they wouldn't honour the promo I would have been fighting it as it's them taking their time to do things not…

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nikil
Mar 17, 2017 9:26 am
Porter Davis CharltonPorter Davis Charlton
VIC

your suggestion makes total sense :).. thanks... I'll definitely go the glass balustrade at builder.. One thing that i would do cover it with stuff (newpapers or plastics)…

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everistically
Mar 14, 2017 3:34 pm
way2funky
14 March
Building the Charlton (Baby Charlton) 28 By Porter DavisBuilding the Charlton (Baby Charlton) 28 By Porter Davis
VIC

Thanks nikil, you must be thrilled and i love the vancouver layout it's such a beautiful home, i would have gone with vancouver if i had the land space. I will make sure…

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way2funky
Mar 14, 2017 11:31 am
Dean Turner
14 March
Building with PD Homes, Recommendations?Building with PD Homes, Recommendations?
VIC

No home builder (Porter Davis, Metricon, Coral, etc) actually builds anything. It ALL depends on the person who is actually building the house - that is the BUILDER…

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Dean Turner
Mar 14, 2017 9:24 am

Hi Patto22 Everything is going alright albeit slowly. Just awaiting tiles to go into the bathrooms. Brick layers stuffed up and rendered the whole front of the house…

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Rickardo05
Mar 13, 2017 6:31 pm
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Allura EstateAllura Estate
VIC
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Henley is building 7 3bdr townhouses which will be going on sale from July onwards costing a bit over $460k. Land sizes are between 200-235sqm.

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jitendrasharma
Mar 10, 2017 7:41 pm
Gio
8 March
Porter Davis - Madison 40Porter Davis - Madison 40
VIC

We start building in July. We are still reviewing our colour/electrical selection and making changes. As far as structural changes are concerned we have finalised this.…

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Gio
Mar 08, 2017 3:20 pm
Jacinta.C
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2 March
Building with Porter DavisBuilding with Porter Davis
VIC

Haha, yes the agents are shocking. We have a friend trying to buy a block. They haven't had a return call in 2 months. We start building in under 10 weeks now. We are at…

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Jacinta.C
Mar 02, 2017 8:09 pm
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asha27
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1 March
Tender costs for Waldorf 50Tender costs for Waldorf 50
VIC

Our site costs were fixed so no nasty surprises. Hope yours are within what you expected.

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asha27
Mar 01, 2017 9:30 am
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Snail_D3
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21 February
Building a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter DavisBuilding a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter Davis
VIC
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Yep, we are building a Waldorf 48 with Hyde Park facade. Very similar to the display at Williams Landing. You can see what's been going one here.

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Snail_D3
Feb 21, 2017 11:33 pm
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Macfarlane_Manor
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16 February
Porter Davis Charlton 33Porter Davis Charlton 33
VIC
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We originally went with the upgraded stairs (as displayed in Riverwalk) but it was a little bit our of budget (think it was around $11k) so we went with the silver chrome…

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Macfarlane_Manor
Feb 16, 2017 1:05 pm
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BuildingOurDream
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13 February
Charlton 33 Design Options Packs - LandscapingCharlton 33 Design Options Packs - Landscaping
VIC

Hi everyone! After much deliberation we decided to build the Charlton 33 - and we are SUPER exited! One of the main reasons we decided on the Charlton (apart from the…

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BuildingOurDream
Feb 13, 2017 11:32 am
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nikil
16 January
Building Dunedin 29 (Feng Shui) With Porter DavisBuilding Dunedin 29 (Feng Shui) With Porter Davis
VIC

We have the large tile on floor and walls in the ensuite (except for the shower back wall which will be the other plain grey tile) the main bath is the large tile on the…

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nikil
Jan 16, 2017 4:40 pm
inexp_user
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12 January
Building a Porter Davis Hillside 34Building a Porter Davis Hillside 34
VIC
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Nice house design! I like the idea of the home office and the kitchen os a good size with those extra cabinets leading to the laundry. It is a pity you couldn't get into…

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inexp_user
Jan 12, 2017 8:50 pm
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vivek_121079
8 January
Porter Davis Vienna H 19 photosPorter Davis Vienna H 19 photos
VIC

FInished building Vienna19H , hand over done in nov 2016, It looks lovely depending on what type of package you have chosen for Landscaping , and coloring schemes. I…

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vivek_121079
Jan 08, 2017 5:39 pm
nikil
7 January
Porter Davis double storeyPorter Davis double storey
VIC
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Does anyone know how PD work out the tile costs?? When we ewnt for a look last week, we were looking at tiles, the lady there was really helpful. I asked how the pricing…

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nikil
Jan 07, 2017 3:02 pm
Waldorf_Grange_Build
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24 December 2016
Need opinions on house exterior - Hillside 35 Porter DavisNeed opinions on house exterior - Hillside 35 Porter Davis
VIC

Do you have all the colour samples together in one pic? I find seeing them all together next to each other helps to ensure they all compliment each other.

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Dec 24, 2016 11:11 pm
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PerryFamily
23 December 2016
Building Porter Davis "Livingstone" in SE MelbourneBuilding Porter Davis "Livingstone" in SE Melbourne
VIC
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Ohhhh I see what you mean, yeah we're persisting with Vodafone because our plans are so good but making regular phone calls is pretty tough, basically there are only two…

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PerryFamily
Dec 23, 2016 9:35 am
nikil
6 December 2016
Knock down rebuild steps - PDKnock down rebuild steps - PD
VIC

Hi, we are also doing a KDR with PD, although the block we bought the house was already knocked down so we just have to clear it etc as it was done by the previous owner!…

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nikil
Dec 06, 2016 1:19 pm
keepwatch
22 November 2016
Vienna 21 porter davis photos pleeeeaseVienna 21 porter davis photos pleeeease
VIC

Hi Karyn, I've too just bought a Vienna 19. Is there any chance you can help me with what you liked, didn't liked ? Further to that, do you mind sharing your layout on…

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keepwatch
Nov 22, 2016 8:36 pm
Patto22
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17 November 2016
Building the burmuda 23 with hebel: Porter DavisBuilding the burmuda 23 with hebel: Porter Davis
VIC

Hi all, just wanting people's thoughts on HEBEL POWER PANELS, my wife and i have decided to build with it but before it's confirmed i'd like to speak with anyone who has…

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Patto22
Nov 17, 2016 10:35 am
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inexp_user
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28 October 2016
Porter Davis Hillside - upgrade costsPorter Davis Hillside - upgrade costs
VIC

What upgrades were you after? We are thinking of building a Hillside. The second alfresco is roughly $7500. The soaker tub to ensuite is roughly $1500. You can ask a…

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inexp_user
Oct 28, 2016 4:56 pm
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Patto22
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25 October 2016
Porter Davis : Maya FacadePorter Davis : Maya Facade
VIC

I'm looking to go with the maya facade on the bermuda 23, but i would like to see some photos before i sign the contract as there is only the one on the website which is…

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Patto22
Oct 25, 2016 3:51 pm
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Kathleen79
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17 October 2016
Minimum front setbackMinimum front setback

Hi Sian, I'm interested to know how you went with your application? We are building in Monash also and have just had our request for reduced setback declined. Cheers, Kathleen

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Kathleen79
Oct 17, 2016 10:07 pm
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DB81
11 October 2016
Dunes - Porter DavisDunes - Porter Davis
VIC

Hi all, building the Dunes 29 with Porter Davis in Woodend, Victoria. Just waiting on build start date. Anyone else here building or has completed the Dunes? Or the…

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DB81
Oct 11, 2016 8:21 am
Dani_J
9 October 2016
Building the Brookwater from Porter DavisBuilding the Brookwater from Porter Davis
VIC
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Hi guys, just found this thread. Love the Brookwater 47 display at Harcrest. Anyone know what colours are used for the weather boards and what roof tile profile/colour?…

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Dani_J
Oct 09, 2016 9:27 am
Dani_J
9 October 2016
Building Porter Davis Brookwater 49 in Eucalypt Wollert VICBuilding Porter Davis Brookwater 49 in Eucalypt Wollert VIC
VIC

Hi Kes1984, just found your thread to see if anyone on here had built the Brookwater. Would love to see some pics of your home, particularly the facade you've chosen

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Dani_J
Oct 09, 2016 12:14 am
Waldorf_Grange_Build
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17 September 2016
Coffered Ceiling cost Porter DavisCoffered Ceiling cost Porter Davis
VIC

We have it in our quote for $3690 which is for the standard size lounge room in the Waldorf Grange not for the 'Grand Lounge' size which is actually on display at Greenvale.

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Sep 17, 2016 1:02 pm
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Muttonchops
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10 September 2016
Problems building with Porter DavisProblems building with Porter Davis
VIC
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"tens of thousands of dollars to fix the mess" that awful!. What sort of fixes are needed? We have had ongoing problems with PD's subbies - just hopeless really. To…

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Muttonchops
Sep 10, 2016 9:04 am
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Build2016
Aug 31, 2016 8:03 pm
davidandginny
14 August 2016
Building the Porter Davis DurhamBuilding the Porter Davis Durham
VIC

Hi all, I've gleaned a lot of valuable information off this forum while we planned our new home. To give something back, I'm sharing my blog on our building journey with…

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davidandginny
Aug 14, 2016 11:21 am
Lisjac
9 August 2016
Waldorf BlogWaldorf Blog
VIC

Hi guys, I finally managed to get around to updating the blog - I am still a bit behind but for those interested please follow along here; http://waldorf43.blogspot.com.au/

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Lisjac
Aug 09, 2016 2:49 pm
thewoodies
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30 July 2016
Porter DavisPorter Davis
VIC

Hi! There's actually a much bigger PD thread on here :) to answer your question, best person to contact is their social media person Joanne who seems to be able to get most…

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thewoodies
Jul 30, 2016 6:31 pm
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yoyo72
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26 July 2016
porter davis how long to get building permit and site start?porter davis how long to get building permit and site start?
VIC

we are currently waiting on town planning approval as in a bushfire zone, how long did it take for the builder to get your building permit once you were ready to go and…

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yoyo72
Jul 26, 2016 8:31 pm
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inexp_user
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21 July 2016
Budget questions - potential build with Porter DavisBudget questions - potential build with Porter Davis
VIC

Yes the study is a funny space in the Hillside. I have already told my family they will not be using the study because they are too messy. It will be only a show room…

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inexp_user
Jul 21, 2016 11:01 pm
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PORTER DAVIS STAIRS HELPPORTER DAVIS STAIRS HELP
VIC

We have been quoted $7180 for the Traditional Option 5 that is on display int eh Waldorf Grange. Not sure about Option 3.

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Jun 25, 2016 5:36 pm
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PVBuild
14 June 2016
Floors after handover - what should I know?Floors after handover - what should I know?
VIC

Thanks Jays. Out of interest, what was your hardwood floor? What surface were they installing onto - and did you have to put any sublayer down to attach to? 12mm seems…

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PVBuild
Jun 14, 2016 10:43 am
Porter Davis plaza 44Porter Davis plaza 44
VIC

We are planning to do this too. We are just getting Porter Davis to install the gas line and then we are buying a gas fireplace from an external supplier. If you give PD…

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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Jun 05, 2016 8:25 pm
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Amanda1G1
5 June 2016
Griffith FacadeGriffith Facade
VIC

Hi, we have chosen the Griffith façade and porter davis only have the computer generated image. Just wondering if anyone could share a picture of this façade if you have…

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Amanda1G1
Jun 05, 2016 12:08 pm
Luinel
4 June 2016
Porter Davis Rochford 34 - Anyone building or in the processPorter Davis Rochford 34 - Anyone building or in the process
VIC

Did anyone build a rochford 34? Just wanted to check if your 1st floor elevation A(garage side) had brickwork or rendered cement board as standard? We are being charged…

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Luinel
Jun 04, 2016 1:10 am
Stewie D
18 April 2016
has anyone built a 4 car garage? have some questionshas anyone built a 4 car garage? have some questions
VIC

You may have to check with your local council. Ours won't let garages to the front of a house be more than 50% of the front elevation. Stewie

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Stewie D
Apr 18, 2016 10:34 am
Ashgrove33
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8 April 2016
Building our Porter Davis Vienna 21Building our Porter Davis Vienna 21
VIC

heya how are oyu going with the build?

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Ashgrove33
Apr 08, 2016 3:21 pm
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Ashgrove33
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8 April 2016
Building Bermuda 23 porter DavisBuilding Bermuda 23 porter Davis
VIC

heya how are you going with the build?

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Ashgrove33
Apr 08, 2016 3:20 pm
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