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Chelsea1990
Chelsea1990
4 December

Simonds Cleland in Adelaide

Simonds Cleland in Adelaide
SA

Hi Sarahmarie, How are you going with Simonds and your build? We're strongly considering building the cleland and would love to see some progress shots! Cheers, Chelsea.

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Chelsea1990
Dec 04, 2018 9:55 am
HaoYu
HaoYu
15 November

Building with Simonds - Bolton - Any suggestions/Ideas

Building with Simonds - Bolton - Any suggestions/Ideas

Sanjay, I am gonna sign the file with Simonds, but what I am concerning is why Simonds' quotation is much cheaper than other volume builder like Metricon? Did you compare…

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HaoYu
Nov 15, 2018 10:18 pm
HaoYu
Sanjay07
Sanjay07
29 October

Building Simonds Palisade in Melbourne

Building Simonds Palisade in Melbourne
VIC

Congrats Deepdive, do share your Gallery selections and experience thanks

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Sanjay07
Oct 29, 2018 4:41 pm
homeone
homeone
28 October

Building with Simonds Homes - Avalon 2nd Build

Building with Simonds Homes - Avalon 2nd Build
VIC

Welcome back melfordgurl Wishing you all the best with your second build. ;)

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homeone
Oct 28, 2018 5:33 pm
homeone
JM1911A1
JM1911A1
21 October

Simonds Prague Modified - Adelaide

Simonds Prague Modified - Adelaide
SA

With the ensuite have you thought about/talked to Cahill about putting a shower seat instead where the duct was? We have one in ours and it's actually amazing (and as…

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JM1911A1
Oct 21, 2018 8:45 pm
JM1911A1
macky
macky
17 October

Experience building with Simonds in Sydney

Experience building with Simonds in Sydney
NSW

Are there anyone who has built or is currently building with Simonds in Sydney? Would love to hear about your overall experience. Do you know if they cater for owners…

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macky
Oct 17, 2018 2:39 pm
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pEast
Oct 15, 2018 11:32 pm
RTS
RTS
14 October

Simonds - Villa Vittoria

Simonds - Villa Vittoria
QLD

Hi TK5, did you go ahead with the Simonds house build? We are considering the same design and would love to know more about your entire experience with Simonds.

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RTS
Oct 14, 2018 10:16 am
Bttf
Bttf
11 October

New house Bushfire Management Overlay (BMO)

New house Bushfire Management Overlay (BMO)
VIC

Hi I'm building a new house with Simonds in VIC Broadford. My builder advised that I'll need to apply for and obtain a BMO planning permit before they can move forward…

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Bttf
Oct 11, 2018 7:34 am
MicknCi
MicknCi
8 October

Taking the plunge building Simonds Rio

Taking the plunge building Simonds Rio
VIC
1, 2, 3

We built on a slab (standard inclusion). I imagine it would be an extra and not included.

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MicknCi
Oct 08, 2018 3:56 pm
MicknCi
cooper229
cooper229
13 September

Simonds Dakota Kilmore

Simonds Dakota Kilmore
VIC
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After a few two and fro negotiations they have brought back their original promise. We are still making sure our 'on the same page' communication is very very clear and in…

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cooper229
Sep 13, 2018 12:08 pm
cooper229
DennyFab
DennyFab
30 July

Building with Simonds in Adelaide

Building with Simonds in Adelaide
SA
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You are right. You know I worked with conveyor belt system too. I ordered some on https://dyno.co.nz/ . It helped me to speed up the building…

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DennyFab
Jul 30, 2018 6:36 pm
SileNceR
SileNceR
18 July

Building Simonds Hudson in Warrnambool Vic

Building Simonds Hudson in Warrnambool Vic
VIC
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I vaguely recall you mentioning this before. I’d say the split crossover was a cost savings measure (that has ultimately cost you more!!)

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SileNceR
Jul 18, 2018 6:54 pm
MrsPDilla
MrsPDilla
11 July

Simond's Melrose 23 - New Home Build, Gallery advice

Simond's Melrose 23 - New Home Build, Gallery advice
VIC

Hey Everyone, So we have signed up to build our new home in Gippsland and we have our colour selections appointment next week Wednesday. I am pretty confident I know…

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MrsPDilla
Jul 11, 2018 12:07 pm
bini
bini
21 June

Building Simonds Prague with Modifications

Building Simonds Prague with Modifications
VIC
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HI Tracey, Thank you for your quick response. Were there any contact details given to you for this company on Handover?? This maintainanence supervisor is claiming they…

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bini
Jun 21, 2018 12:29 pm
MJT
MJT
30 May

Simonds Prague Modified SA

Simonds Prague Modified SA
SA
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We are still yet to do any landscaping at our place. Retaining walls are so expensive :) We have done lots of little things inside, but we haven't decided what to hang on…

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MJT
May 30, 2018 12:16 pm
Mt.view
Mt.view
3 May

Newbie Advice on House size

Newbie Advice on House size

On one side with just 10k extra for 3.3SQ in internal space seem to be an bargain. On the other side, do you need the extra 3.3SQ? We are building a 42SQ house on 477m2…

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Mt.view
May 03, 2018 12:37 pm
Mt.view
larry1124
larry1124
15 April

Building with Simonds in NSW

Building with Simonds in NSW
NSW

I'm bulding with Simonds Queensland now and are confronting a similar situation with Oldwithers. As my…

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larry1124
Apr 16, 2018 12:29 am
Bri1234
Bri1234
26 March

Is Anyone building with Simonds Home (Flinders)?

Is Anyone building with Simonds Home (Flinders)?
QLD

That's great. I'm looking forward to hearing about your progress. Thanks. We're very happy with how it's come out so far.

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Bri1234
Mar 26, 2018 9:50 pm
Bri1234
alexandraa
alexandraa
5 March

Simonds Palisade in Drouin

Simonds Palisade in Drouin
VIC
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Hello everyone! It’s been quite a while since I’ve updated everyone - if you follow me on insta oursimondspalisade you can catch up there. It has been a nightmare so…

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alexandraa
Mar 05, 2018 6:17 pm
alexandraa

Hi all, sorry I am a year late in updating you all. This is a photo just before we moved in in May 2017.

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Simondsbuild1
Mar 05, 2018 4:09 pm
smithfamily
smithfamily
23 February

Simonds PCI/Settlement Experiences

Simonds PCI/Settlement Experiences

We're approaching our PCI day in the next couple of weeks and was wondering, for anyone out there that has built with Simonds, what sort of time frames you experienced…

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smithfamily
Feb 23, 2018 2:10 pm
JM1911A1
JM1911A1
14 February

Simonds Harcrest - SA Build - PCI Complete

Simonds Harcrest - SA Build - PCI Complete
SA
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Handover was today - very exciting. Not any photos in all the rushing due to an annoying mix up. Three little things to be fixed up but all in writing before handover…

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JM1911A1
Feb 14, 2018 10:35 pm
JM1911A1
bini
bini
18 January

How long from PCI to Handover in Simonds

How long from PCI to Handover in Simonds
VIC

Thankyou @Madora Dreamer, I ll keep that in mind. :-)

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bini
Jan 18, 2018 1:42 pm
oldwithers
oldwithers
5 December 2017

Simonds Homes

Simonds Homes
VIC
1, 2, 3

To anyone considering building with these guys, especially in NSW beware, they run their own race, and trust me, it’s not a…

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oldwithers
Dec 05, 2017 2:20 pm
rum_home
rum_home
2 December 2017

House and land Precinct design

House and land Precinct design
VIC

As I was going to point out, they are different but also the same. The VBA states that the appointed Building Surveyor is suppose to do all the things are second…

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rum_home
Dec 02, 2017 3:38 pm
rum_home

We have finally had our PC done and signed. So far we are happy with everything the builder has done and are willing to have handover tomorrow or Friday depending on our…

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Kika
Nov 30, 2017 7:59 am
Kika

Well, the average period a Melbourne person stays put is around 10 years unless u r living in a terrific location very close to city. And yes remember a big builder had a…

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pEast
Nov 29, 2017 11:24 am
Nisarg
Nisarg
24 November 2017

Building Simonds Modified Palisade

Building Simonds Modified Palisade
VIC

Yes Indeed, We are eagerly waiting for PCI next week and then move in. Hope you get started soon. I'm building in Tarneit not too far from plumton. Let me know if you…

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Nisarg
Nov 24, 2017 11:00 am
bini
bini
21 November 2017

Simonds Homes - Manhattan Build

Simonds Homes - Manhattan Build
VIC

Same Pinch!!! for Lock up stage. We were sent an invoice on last Friday and have inspection coming Thursday.. that's when I am planning to ask the handover date. But…

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bini
Nov 21, 2017 1:52 pm

Plan with master at rear The original plan Will upload personalised plan when I receive them at the gallery 😊

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EmEm
Nov 15, 2017 11:46 am
saeen
saeen
11 November 2017

anyone building with Simonds Home in Sydney - reviews please

anyone building with Simonds Home in Sydney - reviews please
NSW

hi all we are getting a H&L package with Simonds Home - from what I ve heard they are new in Sydney (3-4 years); so wanted to know any reviews for those who ve built with…

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saeen
Nov 11, 2017 10:18 am
Halcyon
Halcyon
8 November 2017

Simonds Hudson Bendigo

Simonds Hudson Bendigo
VIC
1 ... 4, 5, 6

Hey Asha, hope you’re enjoying your new home!! I have a small favour to ask, if it’s not too much trouble, would you mind uploading a photo of your double cavity…

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Halcyon
Nov 08, 2017 11:42 am
Halcyon
brokenstick
brokenstick
19 October 2017

Ceiling Height cost on 2.4M to 2.7M

Ceiling Height cost on 2.4M to 2.7M
SA

This may be because you are going 2 increments, from 2.2 to 2.5 to 2.74 (they seem to charge for each increment). Our ground we are looking at comes with 2.55 which we…

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brokenstick
Oct 19, 2017 8:50 am
brokenstick
danevechild
danevechild
9 October 2017

Simonds bolton

Simonds bolton

hi there, sorry we had issues with the site manager and it was delaying our move. We have finally move in last week. Hope yours is going well

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danevechild
Oct 09, 2017 8:59 am
p.dark
p.dark
3 October 2017

Base and Frame completion

Base and Frame completion

Thanks I am building with simonds in Tarneit.

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p.dark
Oct 03, 2017 8:11 pm
JM1911A1
JM1911A1
16 September 2017

Simonds - Display options price list

Simonds - Display options price list
VIC

Do you mean the selections gallery upgrade options/options for in your gallery choices? So far as we experienced there wasn't any overarching list - as you go through…

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JM1911A1
Sep 16, 2017 10:57 pm
JM1911A1
ejwhite89
ejwhite89
6 September 2017

New Build - Simonds - Arundel Springs

New Build - Simonds - Arundel Springs
QLD

My partner and I are building in the Arundel Springs Estate of the Gold Coast. We have decided to build with Simonds Homes QLD and we have chosen…

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ejwhite89
Sep 06, 2017 10:30 am

Thank you SilentChaos that's the 20mm thick stone, it's actually 1000mm deep with 300mm overhang as they had to add 100mm reinforcement to the cabinets to help hold the…

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Cassie.f90
Sep 01, 2017 9:09 am
Puddlette
Puddlette
31 July 2017

We are building Manhattan by Simonds Homes

We are building Manhattan by Simonds Homes
VIC

Do you have photos of your gallery selections? Did you make any changes to your floor plan at all? :)

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Puddlette
Jul 31, 2017 1:55 pm
Puddlette

I took a drive out after work today and we are officially slabbed and frames are well on their way!! Impressed considering we have had atrocious weather this…

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ReneeM
Jul 20, 2017 7:52 pm
Bolton
Bolton
12 July 2017

First home! Building we Simonds home (Bolton)

First home! Building we Simonds home (Bolton)
VIC
1, 2, 3, 4

Looks great. Glad you fixed up the waterproofing problem.

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Bolton
Jul 12, 2017 5:32 pm
Merinnan
Merinnan
7 July 2017

Warragul with a Simonds Nicholson/Stamford

Warragul with a Simonds Nicholson/Stamford
VIC

Thanks for the response! Unfortunately, the builder came back with a resounding "no" to building on that block - luckily our offer was subject to the builder's inspection,…

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Merinnan
Jul 08, 2017 12:10 am
Merinnan
Joker
Joker
4 July 2017

Simonds and feedback

Simonds and feedback

The thinner wood might be placing stud walls as legally far apart as possible, also there is a huge difference in the quality of wood you can use, good chippy with…

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Joker
Jul 04, 2017 10:41 pm
Lyndal2004
Lyndal2004
20 June 2017

The Dakota Simonds

The Dakota Simonds

Anyone building the Dakota design by Simonds? We love the design and would love to see some pics or follow stories of those building it

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Lyndal2004
Jun 20, 2017 8:01 pm
Horse
Horse
8 June 2017

Building Simonds Prague in QLD

Building Simonds Prague in QLD
QLD
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Yes i have cassie. The gen mgr's excuse now is something could happen along the way and there are things that they will do and not do that is in the spreadsheet. I went…

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Horse
Jun 08, 2017 7:28 am

Oh and anyone wanting a quick fix for walk ins we knocked this up from IKEA in a day. Massive difference

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Cleo5117
Jun 02, 2017 1:34 am
Cleo5117

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