Re: _lucinda's house5
May 12, 2013 8:08 pm
Where are you building? What colour scheme are you going with?
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Re: _lucinda's house6
May 12, 2013 8:18 pm
I'm not sure what to put here--I've gone all shy.
Awww honey-is it your first time? Here, come sit on the couch and let me pour you a drink...it will help you relax.
In all seriousness-people LOVE plans on here...so try posting your up. Just make sure that you blank your name & address out!
Re: _lucinda's house12
May 13, 2013 8:41 am
Thanks for the welcoming party.
It's not our first build. Our very first was a transportable house we had plopped on a block at Napperby outside Port Pirie. It was a basic plan and not much could be changed. I don't even remember selections--I think we got what we got. Our second was in Brisbane. I loved that build, but I fell in love with the house at the display centre and wanted the selections exactly as the display home so we didn't have to think about anything other than pay the bills. We won't build again so I want this to be right!
The block is at St Clair, the old Cheltenham racecourse site. It's only 10x30 so not much space. The block we originally chose was 10x27 but when I found out we couldn't have front fences I begged my husband to find more money to get a slightly longer block for our little dog. My husband says this makes him the most expensive dog we have ever had.
Here's the house plan. I changed the separate toilet and vanity to one bigger bathroom, took out the breakfast bar and return, and added some cupboards in the two smaller bedrooms.
And this is how it sits on the block.
My mind is frazzled preparing for our selections appointment. I know what I want but budget constraints and builder restrictions are constantly getting in the way.
Re: _lucinda's house13
May 13, 2013 8:45 am
Looks good Lucinda we went around St Clair a few times looking at the display homes etc nice little estate
Do you know what colours etc you want yet?
Our Thread: https://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=65703
Re: _lucinda's house16
May 13, 2013 10:08 am
Looks great Lucinda!
Sits really nicely on your block... Our dogs are important to us too, So I totally understand you wanting to have a decent bit of yard for your dog
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Re: _lucinda's house17
May 13, 2013 10:50 am
Love your plan! And that's so cute that your dog is the most expensive dog you've had!
Build thread: https://forum.homeone.com.au/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=59555
Re: _lucinda's house19
May 13, 2013 11:10 am
Colour preferences coming soon. (As soon as I really make up my mind.)
Hachy, small garden and low maintenance inside and out are two of our main aims.
nice floorplan, sits nicely on the block too. A big front yard is generally a waste of space in my experience, I would much rather a lot of room out back too.
we dont have a choice with our front yard, we wanted a good sized land so we have a 20mtr wide block but we have to have an 8mtr setback, luckily the driveway will take up some of the space.
i like that you will have a small front yard
Re: _lucinda's house20
May 13, 2013 8:00 pm
Love your thread so far
My husband comes from Pt Pirie and we have friends in Napperby-its a lovely spot but a little isolated!!!!
I found worrying about slections the hardest and all of the waiting waiting waiting.....
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