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melbourne, vic, Australia
Hi I am a mother of 2 beautiful girls and have the most ownderful husband, we are in the process ofbuilding the Marriott 44 which hasnt been easy, we looked at other homes and found that this was the house which ticked most of the boexes, please feel free to follow our journey and hope that this will help someone else out there

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Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Tiles in ensuite

All of the tiles have been laid, and the sinks have been glued onto their cabinets,

the master ensuite looks a little manly - cant understand what I was thinking when we picked this -

[Image]we have caesar stone and its coffee colour, a little too dark for me but i picked it so now i have to live with it, love the sinks - love love love it :)


I just love the stairs, upgraded the stairs to timber and have had them stained mahogany - we also have added 4 lights to light them up which look great when they are turned on -- but we have a crack in the handrail and i dont know when or how they will fix it...

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Feb 21 2011

The stairs have been stained and i can wait to see it all come together!!!

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Feb 2011

Painters have been in and are painting, the stairs are in and have been stained love the house its looks like all the colours we picked in April 2010 have matched up nicely,

Jan 2011

we didnt expect much to happen - there is plaster which is great

Dec 2010

its getting harder and harder to cope with what seems nothing happening in Dec 2010, we call regularly and hope to have some answers... and thats not happening, we have paid lock up stage even though the door isnt there in good faith.....

Nov 2010 Bricks

Completion of brick laying!! except for the garage which we were told would happen later on!

November 2010

Roof tiles up! seems like this was carried out overnight

We were so excited to see the bricks, they were very quick in laying them, got to hand to the team of brickies, they were fantastic! Off white mortor  looks great against the bricks which we upgraded.

Oct 19 2010

whooooooooooo hoooooooooooo
We have a frame, surprising hw quickly the frame goes up - and yes now its looks big! seeing the walls and the rooms is great, and now we can see the views we have!! and still have plenty of back yard which is what we wanted
My daughters are so excited and its great to see its all
Mistake we had was not to have any windows on the east side of the house, we went back to thie display home which is the Marriott 48 and there are windows but we are building the 44 which doesnt have windows, another thing we didnt realise is that there isnt a window in the laundry! which would have been nice but what do you do!

Looing good - see attached pics

Oct 2 2010

slab in poured!!!
After much arguing its taken them a whole day to lay the slab!! its looks smaller than we thought but everyone says that it does, cant imagine how its all going to fit in ... but excitied to have something finally starting since signing up in April 2010!!!

Sept 2010

Thats right there was something wrong but PD had their heads up their ar*es ... my neighbour would not let them underpin their garage, apparently our home was put in the too hard basket and nothing has happened since the 2 June 2010, new plans have been drawn up which we have rejected as they have simply moved the retaining all further into our property which doesnt allow us to have access to the back yard!
So answer is to extend the garage and have a rear garage door, PD want us to pay for it and they can go jump!
New plans drawn up and approved... hopefully they can resetart once again

July 2010

well looks as if there is nothing more that PD have done to the house and we have been told its due to rain and awful weather, hubby and  I are a little sus... have to wait and see

June 2010

Well how exciting today there was a site scrap - which means that there is soil shiifted from one end to another and off site, retaining wall to be built which is on the boundray and all looks exciting!!!