Week 4 – Airlie, Boutique Homes Victoria

Wow – what a week we had!!!  I’m pretty sure this will be one of the most exciting as it really marked the start of our new home.

Monday 10th Aug 2015, saw our slab pour!!!

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The garage

The garage

Wednesday was our slab inspection – tick

Thursday 13th Aug, 2015 was the beginning of our frame.  I couldn’t believe my eyes, it went up so quickly.  As I dropped my daughter to school the frame was being delivered, and by 10am majority of the walls were up!!!

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The carpenters worked hard today

The carpenters worked hard today

The dead side of the house

The dead side of the house

The kitchen - future window splash back

The kitchen – future window splash back

Looking towards the lounge

Looking towards the lounge

Looking from the kitchen to the alfresco

Looking from the kitchen to the alfresco

The front window (theatre, rumpus, home gym room - TBC)

The front window (theatre, rumpus, home gym room – TBC)

 

Friday the 14th, 2015 – the steel beams were installed.

Steel beems

Steel beams

A giant beam across the garage

A giant beam across the garage

Thinking we should have lifted the height of the garage door???

Looking towards the front door

Looking towards the front door

Looking from backyard toward the alfresco and into the kitchen/dining/lounge

Looking from backyard toward the alfresco and into the kitchen/dining/lounge.  You can also see the large kitchen/dining/lounge beam – with timber inserted.

Close up of the garage beam

Close up of the garage beam

And on Saturday the 15th the carpenters were on site again.

Seeing the frame go up has really been a turning point for me mentally.  I’ve really struggled at times to find the strength to continue and really questioned our decision, but all the stress has quickly moved to the back of my mind as I can actually see it happening now. So far our build is going smoothly, well from what I can see anyway.  I’ve got a couple of things to clarify, but I’m going to wait and see what happens this week before I start annoying my SS.  I’m really happy and the space looks great.  I’m really loving the back open plan area – it’s certainly open and large, and will be perfect for entertaining.  I can’t wait to have our family and friends over.

3 thoughts on “Week 4 – Airlie, Boutique Homes Victoria

  1. So exciting….Looking really good what facade are you having?? The frame has been put up so quickly how long did the slab rest for 1week?? Love the write up and pics…Andrijana ☺

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