Hi Everyone out there,
This is a thread for those building (or looking to build/buy) in the Brooks Reach (Horsley) area. Please feel free to share your stories, plans and experiences on the thread.
As of 24.07.13 the most active members include
Building @ Brooks Reach
Building the Verdelho Guest with Beechwood
My blog on the build: http://imnotunlucky.wordpress.com/
Building the Nova w/ McDonald Jones Homes
Building Phoenix 41 in Brooks Reach, Horsley
Blogging about our build at: http://ourmetriconphoenix.blogspot.com.au/
As for my build DH and I built the Kenthurst 24 with Clarendon Homes in Stage 4 of Brooks Reach. We purchased land in 2011 and it was originally meant to be registered by May 2012 but was delayed until end of November 2012.
For anyone interested I also have been blogging about our build here: http://rubyam.wordpress.com/ It goes into all the nitty gritty details of our plans etc.
Our timeline (more detailed version on my blog):
7.11.11 Deposit paid on land with Stocklands
7.11.11 Deposit paid with Clarendon Homes
7.12.11 Initial Tender presentation with Clarendon at Baulkham Hills
6.01.12 Contract signing and Clarendon Create apt pt.1
12.09.12 Tender expired (eeeeep)
21.11.12 Land registration
24.03.13 Cut/Fill of site completed
2.04.13 Slab poured [20% progress payment due]
17.05.13 Bricking completed. Scaffolding in place for fascia, gutter and eaves
23.06.13 Lock up stage
31.07.13 Walkthrough PCI (Practical Completion Inspection)
19.08.13 Handover (keys in hand!)