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Porter Davis homesPorter Davis homes
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. NEW HOMES were fantastic, very accommodating at being on site for specific time and all the chopping and changing we had with PD. they were worth every cent!!!…

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F1natic
Apr 28, 2017 10:28 pm
We are building VANCOUVER 33 with PORTER DAVISWe are building VANCOUVER 33 with PORTER DAVIS
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Liz, now that your Vancouver is done, hopefully you can still post photos every now and then to keep myself and Nikki entertained and have something to look forward to lol

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Sgene85
Apr 28, 2017 3:22 pm
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lizbf85
27 April
Building a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter DavisBuilding a Waldorf or Marriot by Porter Davis
VIC
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I am so sorry to hear you too are going through this. This is all dejavu for me!!! PD did nothing to help or speed up any process no matter our housing arrangement…

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lizbf85
Apr 27, 2017 8:54 am
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Waldorf_Grange_Build
Apr 27, 2017 8:00 am
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nikil
26 April
Porter Davis - Madison 40Porter Davis - Madison 40
VIC
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Exciting! Enjoy your day.

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nikil
Apr 26, 2017 9:00 am
AnnPerkins
25 April
Porter davis Marbella 38 supply own applainces ?Porter davis Marbella 38 supply own applainces ?
VIC

We are building with PD and have sourced our own appliances. The kitchen appliances they offer are not very great. So we deleted them and will be installing Siemens…

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AnnPerkins
Apr 25, 2017 6:30 pm
PDViennaH
23 April
Porter Davis Vienna 21 Heritage Facade (Hebel) - any photos Porter Davis Vienna 21 Heritage Facade (Hebel) - any photos
VIC

Hi everyone, I am buying a PD Vienna 21 H and i cannot find any photos for inspiration. i would appreciate if anyone could share photos of Vienna 21 or 19? If you have…

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PDViennaH
Apr 23, 2017 5:37 pm
PDViennaH
23 April
Vienna 21 porter davis photos pleeeeaseVienna 21 porter davis photos pleeeease
VIC

Hi everyone, I was wondering if anyone here built a PD Vienna 21 built with Hebel (not brick) and Heritage facade? I would appreciate any photos or address where I could…

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PDViennaH
Apr 23, 2017 5:32 pm

New Update. Developer now want more render to the front of the house. This has threw my colour co-ordination off track to the front of the house. There are 2 sections now…

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way2funky
Apr 23, 2017 3:34 am
Hurrow
22 April
Porter Davis Upgrades and CostsPorter Davis Upgrades and Costs
VIC
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Looking at our quote from a couple of months ago projector pre-wiring is separate from speaker pre-wiring. Projector was about $435, to get a 5.1 system pre-wiring…

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Hurrow
Apr 22, 2017 8:16 pm
sinbox
20 April
Porter Davis - Marbella 42Porter Davis - Marbella 42
VIC

Don't know much about traffic management, but site costs really vary for every block and is dependent on various factors such as soil quality, amount of fill on the block etc...

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sinbox
Apr 20, 2017 5:57 pm
sencillez
20 April
Building a Sandringham by Porter DavisBuilding a Sandringham by Porter Davis
VIC
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Hi newhouse101, would you mind sharing the facade name of your sandringham? Thanks in advance :)

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sencillez
Apr 20, 2017 8:46 am

Finally, some real work starts on site.... We have a temporary fence!

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sinbox
Apr 18, 2017 6:06 pm
Flamee
15 April
Building The Forsyth 35 With Porter DavisBuilding The Forsyth 35 With Porter Davis
VIC
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Hi Phoenix We are also building the Forsyth 35 and our build will start any day now which is exciting. We are first time builders too and have so far found the process…

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Flamee
Apr 15, 2017 8:28 pm
CDL1968
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10 April
Allura EstateAllura Estate
VIC
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Road works... ...When will works…

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CDL1968
Apr 10, 2017 12:59 pm
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KushD
10 April
Building with Porter DavisBuilding with Porter Davis
VIC

Confired with WoS. At the tender we'll finalize all structural issues and PD will charge 1500/= if we do any structural changes after that. Then comes the colour…

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KushD
Apr 10, 2017 11:09 am
Phoenix
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8 April
PORTER DAVIS STAIRS HELPPORTER DAVIS STAIRS HELP
VIC

Our Traditional Stair Option 2 cost 5,321 plus we requested for feng shui winder and bottom handrail upgrade $1,273, total of $6,594. I suggest you speak with your sales…

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Phoenix
Apr 08, 2017 4:18 pm
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naziac
6 April
Building with PD Homes, Recommendations?Building with PD Homes, Recommendations?
VIC
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We have site start booked in a week and its been a total of 5 months of delay which we've been told isn't so bad. We went through PD and Carlisle all the way to Tender and…

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naziac
Apr 06, 2017 12:25 am
Gio
5 April
Tender costs for Waldorf 50Tender costs for Waldorf 50
VIC

Hi Obi I have recently completed WOS, Tender and now Monday 10th April I have my contract appointment. We are building Madison 40 which will be our 2nd build with PD.…

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Gio
Apr 05, 2017 12:07 pm
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lizbf85
Mar 31, 2017 9:14 am
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 3:57 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 8:26 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 2:34 pm

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 5:31 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 12:05 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 10:32 am
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bd3watson
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7 February
Porter Davis House issuePorter Davis House issue
VIC

Unfortunately they are correct about the floors. The VBA website below gives you a run down (basically you have 24 months) to stop squeaking and cracks need to be of a…

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bd3watson
Feb 07, 2017 8:17 am
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NatKCMelb
23 January
Charlton 33 costingCharlton 33 costing
VIC

Hi, We recently paid our deposit on a block of land and looked at the Charlton 33 to build. I fell in love with it when I saw it and didn't bother looking elsewhere. We…

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NatKCMelb
Jan 23, 2017 7:12 pm
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 3:40 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 7:50 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 4:39 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 2:02 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 10:11 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 8:35 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 12:19 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 9:35 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 3:56 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 2:51 pm
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Kathleen79
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17 October 2016
Minimum front setbackMinimum front setback
VIC

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 9:07 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 7:21 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 8:27 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 08, 2016 11:14 pm
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Bapontar
Oct 06, 2016 5:04 pm
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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 12:02 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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Sep 10, 2016 8:04 am
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Build2016
Aug 31, 2016 7:03 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 10:21 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 1:49 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 5:31 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
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