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Simonds First build - DakotaSimonds First build - Dakota
VIC

Hey simondsbuild1 how is your build coming along? Any updates?

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Cassie.f90
Mar 24, 2017 11:35 pm
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Simonds Hudson BendigoSimonds Hudson Bendigo
VIC
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Wow look at simonds go! Looks great and I love your colours. I hope our build goes this fast Building the Simonds Palisade in Gippsland

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Cassie.f90
Mar 24, 2017 1:11 pm
Tracey70
22 March
Building Simonds Prague with ModificationsBuilding Simonds Prague with Modifications
VIC
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Yes it is Marshall. Been raining so bricking has stopped but inside is going nicely

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Tracey70
Mar 22, 2017 12:52 pm
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justheart
Mar 21, 2017 9:24 pm
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Tracey70
Mar 19, 2017 8:47 pm

Hey guys! Just popping by to ask for some advice.. we are confused as to what sort of flooring to use for around our pool! Not really wanting pavers (hate how the weeds…

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Cleo5117
Mar 18, 2017 2:27 pm
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Marshall5858
18 March
Building Simonds Hudson in Warrnambool VicBuilding Simonds Hudson in Warrnambool Vic
VIC
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Oh wow, seems like you've been waiting forever!!

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Marshall5858
Mar 18, 2017 8:12 am
JayaJaya
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9 March
Simonds Sierra - Adelaide, South AustraliaSimonds Sierra - Adelaide, South Australia
SA
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from, not drom - this whole day has been a senior's moment for me. :lol:

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JayaJaya
Mar 09, 2017 10:04 pm
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Our land hopefully we will start building in a couple of months.

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Sammy74
Feb 24, 2017 9:15 am
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rdd
Feb 23, 2017 3:40 pm
alexandraa
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19 February
Simonds Palisade in DrouinSimonds Palisade in Drouin
VIC
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Wow that's so soon! I'll be stalking your forum and stuff to watch everything take place you must be so excited!

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alexandraa
Feb 19, 2017 6:46 pm
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Marshall5858
15 February
Building the Simonds Palisade in Springwood SABuilding the Simonds Palisade in Springwood SA
SA
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We mixed our colours, had to pay around $375 (from memory) in SA

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Marshall5858
Feb 15, 2017 9:30 pm

kitchen going in

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releigh1980
Feb 11, 2017 1:34 pm
bubbles_family
26 January
Simonds Dakota KilmoreSimonds Dakota Kilmore
VIC
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Thank you for that. Sorry for the late reply. But we've managed to lock in a similar facade with our builder (we finally signed contracts yesterday!). Your house looks stunning!

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bubbles_family
Jan 26, 2017 11:58 pm
danevechild
25 January
Bolton Simonds HomeBolton Simonds Home
VIC

Hey mauricejmj, We have made quite a bit of chances and adding quite a bit of upgrades. Currently on construction it will be about $280k. We are heading to the gallery…

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danevechild
Jan 25, 2017 9:43 am
goody59
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21 January
Simonds Homes- Hudson (Aurora Wollert build thread)Simonds Homes- Hudson (Aurora Wollert build thread)
VIC
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Exciting times for sure. Once it is built the works just begins for us owners. Good luck to those building. I won't be building again, they can carry me out of this place…

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goody59
Jan 21, 2017 10:52 am
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Simonds Avalon AdelaideSimonds Avalon Adelaide
SA
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Hey TC! Wow , a year on already! Doesn't time fly? Love your deco! Yes side table is a very lovely piece!

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Building4my3tots
Jan 16, 2017 6:51 pm
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danevechild
12 December 2016
First time buildersFirst time builders
SA

Hi Japer1, just wondering if you have start build yet? We are building Bolton too and are going to rise the Kitchen and Dinner area height to the cathedral ceiling height.…

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danevechild
Dec 12, 2016 2:34 pm
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spice girl
Dec 09, 2016 11:13 pm
Marshall5858
9 December 2016
Our Simonds Build - Leon/WestburyOur Simonds Build - Leon/Westbury
VIC
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Looks like a lovely, family home. Well done you

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Marshall5858
Dec 09, 2016 9:32 pm
Marshall5858
7 December 2016
Building the Turin with Simonds in SABuilding the Turin with Simonds in SA
SA
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I think I prefer either side, sometimes you want to only partially block out the window and it's nice to have the option of which side

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Marshall5858
Dec 07, 2016 11:01 am
brissyguy
17 November 2016
Our Simonds Harcrest build in BrisbaneOur Simonds Harcrest build in Brisbane
QLD
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It's been a couple of years but fairly sure we went with the Plymouth facade. We did alter master layout slightly leading to reduced balcony projection, unexpectedly…

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brissyguy
Nov 17, 2016 10:05 am
Halcyon
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10 November 2016
Simonds Palisade Gallery helpSimonds Palisade Gallery help
VIC

You'll be fine make sure you take your time! I feel like I was too excited and flew through, where I probably should've paid more attention

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Halcyon
Nov 10, 2016 10:04 am
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JayaJaya
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23 October 2016
Simonds building Simonds building
VIC
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How are you going with it, Reco? Did you find a good plan?

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JayaJaya
Oct 23, 2016 8:10 am
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andyboiii
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1 October 2016
Simonds Modified Palisade - Brentwood Forest - Frame is up!!Simonds Modified Palisade - Brentwood Forest - Frame is up!!
QLD
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such a cool thread! I'm thinking of either going with the Palisade and the high ceiling or the Bolton with the high ceiling. Bolton MAY be too much for me in terms of…

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andyboiii
Oct 01, 2016 5:05 pm
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Halcyon
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19 September 2016
Simonds Homes - Manhattan BuildSimonds Homes - Manhattan Build
VIC

Absolutely! That's funny we picked the smaller version too, and the same bathroom tiles as well haha Oh delays are definitely the standard! Right there with you, I get…

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Halcyon
Sep 19, 2016 6:07 pm
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stephy2457
23 August 2016
Building SIMONDS PALISADE victoria need answersBuilding SIMONDS PALISADE victoria need answers
VIC

Hi stephy, just wondering how you went? I've only just come across your thread and am also going to be building the palisade. Build thread:

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stephy2457
Aug 23, 2016 1:20 pm
kyliebsmith
31 July 2016
Simonds Prague Willow Vale QLDSimonds Prague Willow Vale QLD
QLD
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We really love the carpet, so lovely and soft. But nowadays the puppy pees everywhere. It needs a dry clean

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kyliebsmith
Jul 31, 2016 6:25 pm
TomCat
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17 July 2016
Simonds Harcrest - Adelaide BuildSimonds Harcrest - Adelaide Build
SA
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LOL! I haven't worked out my oven yet. Except I now wish I'd got a 60cm not a 90cm. Really inefficient for only two people! To grill something, the whole stupid element is…

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TomCat
Jul 17, 2016 8:30 pm
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KimberleyB93
4 July 2016
Building with Simonds in SA (LOTS OF PICS)Building with Simonds in SA (LOTS OF PICS)
SA
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Hi thank you! I will be jumping on there in a moment :) My partner and I are building the Turin (altered to have littler luxuries) and so far we're extremely pleased. I'm…

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KimberleyB93
Jul 04, 2016 5:20 pm
Sammy74
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25 May 2016
Turnkey Simonds Homes PrecinctTurnkey Simonds Homes Precinct
VIC

Tomcat Yes the will be the second house we have build. I really love not having to go through all those choices. We didn't get to pick the facade which is okay as it is…

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Sammy74
May 25, 2016 10:18 pm
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Marshall5858
16 May 2016
Simonds Palisade Build Ripley QLDSimonds Palisade Build Ripley QLD
QLD
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Ahh sorry to hear that but tbh, if I was offered a full turnkey package for the same or less, I would jump at the chance. It really does add up. We've just done gallery…

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Marshall5858
May 16, 2016 4:23 pm
staceyt
22 April 2016
Our Simonds Harcrest in MelbourneOur Simonds Harcrest in Melbourne
VIC
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Hi Kellee, we are looking at building the Azure and I would love to see some pics of yours. Did it all end up the way you expected it to? ::lol::

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staceyt
Apr 22, 2016 4:54 pm
TomCat
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28 February 2016
Building Simonds -Como (Vanstone Way Redland Bay)Building Simonds -Como (Vanstone Way Redland Bay)
QLD

Yes get your site level first. Hire your own earth moving contractor if you like. We had a slope of 1 metre from front down to back. We couldn't find a builder that would…

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TomCat
Feb 28, 2016 2:02 am
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cooper229
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12 February 2016
Dakota build in VIC with Simonds - Our first home!Dakota build in VIC with Simonds - Our first home!
VIC

How did your build go? We are hoping to build a Dakota in north Vic soon

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cooper229
Feb 12, 2016 10:42 pm
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Tracey70
8 February 2016
New Simonds homes thread New Simonds homes thread

Thank you. We have decided on blackwood bricks, monument colourbond roof, dune cladding and black windows. I was thinking of adding a light timber look for cupboards etc…

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Tracey70
Feb 08, 2016 3:16 pm
kyliebsmith
7 February 2016
Simonds Homes problemsSimonds Homes problems
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Thanks I really needed to hear this.

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kyliebsmith
Feb 07, 2016 1:28 pm
Nyssa+Lachlan
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21 January 2016
Simonds HomesSimonds Homes
QLD

Almost finished. 2nd PCI on Monday.

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Nyssa+Lachlan
Jan 21, 2016 10:59 pm
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Tracey70
Dec 26, 2015 9:38 pm
Valerie Kiwikvinna
21 December 2015
Modified Simonds Palisade - Cranbourne VicModified Simonds Palisade - Cranbourne Vic
VIC
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Thanks for your blog and pics. We loved the Digger's Rest show home too and that was what sold us on the design. I would have loved to have seen your modified plans but…

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Valerie Kiwikvinna
Dec 21, 2015 10:07 am
clairemsong
24 November 2015
Building Simonds Amberlea - KeysBuilding Simonds Amberlea - Keys
VIC
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Hi edscl, I am not sure if you still check this blog. We are in the middle of getting our house built. We have chosen Blackwood bricks. But I saw very obvious black…

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clairemsong
Nov 24, 2015 9:27 am
BlueButterfly
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15 November 2015
Anyone building in Essence, Maddingley/Bacchus Marsh?Anyone building in Essence, Maddingley/Bacchus Marsh?
VIC

Hi, It's been a very exciting few weeks while my husband and I have been deciding on a block of land and builder for our very first home. We've just signed the land…

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BlueButterfly
Nov 15, 2015 6:17 pm
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Halcyon
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3 November 2015
Building with simonds homes is SABuilding with simonds homes is SA
SA
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" title="Love struck" /> But just a question about your lighting, I noticed you swapped the batten lights above your island bench…

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Halcyon
Nov 03, 2015 9:47 pm
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aussiepam1327
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24 October 2015
Simonds CLEO MelbourneSimonds CLEO Melbourne
VIC
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Thought of you guys last night when we went to check our build the bath had been installed and was half full of water. Plumbing not connected yet so the only thing we can…

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aussiepam1327
Oct 24, 2015 9:01 am
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