Building A New House
Re: Chuq's custom 5br courtyard house (10/11 slab/framing pi101
Mar 05, 2012 8:18 am
Re: Chuq's custom 5br courtyard house (10/11 slab/framing pi102
Mar 07, 2012 10:46 am
OK here's the whole thing. I'm very happy that the forum now auto-resized large images - I had to manually resize every pic before, this should make things a lot easier!
Continuing the same view as last time... here is the progress since November to January!
Jan 18 (after very short Christmas break!)
Feb pics seem to be hiding from me :-/
And here's from a different angle, and a slightly longer timeframe - a view from inside - This is the corner of the L-shaped open plan kitchen/dining/living area, with a view of the rear deck (just to the left) and the internal deck (in the middle).
Re: Chuq's custom 5br courtyard house (7/3 roof on!)103
Mar 07, 2012 11:19 am
Hurray!!! You must be so excited to be framing. Looks massive, as I knew it would
Re: Chuq's custom 5br courtyard house (7/3 roof on!)104
Mar 07, 2012 4:54 pm
Wow! It does look massive! Windows as well!
Re: Chuq's custom 5br courtyard house (7/3 roof on!)105
Mar 27, 2012 8:35 pm
Quick update to say I have done a couple of blog posts about the house in the past week. If you are looking for newer pics than what is above you'll be disappointed but there is a bit more detailed info if you want to read :)
http://blog.chuq.net/2012/03/house-upda ... wards.html
http://blog.chuq.net/2012/03/house-upda ... ds_26.html
Re: Chuq's custom 5br courtyard house (7/3 roof on!)107
Apr 26, 2012 9:27 am
It is looking fantastic. Love the cladding!
Re: Chuq's custom 5br courtyard house (7/3 roof on!)108
Apr 26, 2012 10:22 am
wow - how did I miss this one!!!!
What a beautiful house!!!!... and that's my kind of view. Very impressed
Preliminary agreement 23/11 Contract 22/03 Prestart 06/04 - finalised on 30/04 Unconditional approval 10/05 Demolition 05/07
Slab 26/08 Brickwork 13/09-06/10 Roof frame started 07/10
Re: Chuq's custom 5br courtyard house (7/3 roof on!)109
Apr 26, 2012 11:13 am
For info on our build: viewtopic.php?f=31&t=43093
Built the McLaren by Dechellis - slab down 22 Feb - handover 30 Aug 2011 - and gardens finished 9 Dec 2012!!
Re: Chuq's custom 5br courtyard house (7/3 roof on!)112
Nov 08, 2013 10:31 am
Wow.. it's been that long? Sorry for deserting you all :(
Yes, we moved in, in June 2012!
I unexpectedly had to travel overseas for two weeks in July, conveniently using up my annual leave that was going to be my "post move-in" time. Not long after that, my wife went back to work three nights a week, making me single parent to a 5, 3 and 1 year old (they are now 6, 4, and 2!)
Enough excuses - I promise I will get some updated pics for you all!
I may even stagger the posts so that you can "live" through the build in real time, sort of, rather than get several months worth at once!
Watch this space...
Re: Chuq's custom 5br courtyard house (7/3 roof on!)114
Nov 08, 2013 10:43 am
Sneak peak, these are the pics from the builders website!
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