House Tour: Fixing Stage

Oh my goodness, Metricon have really kicked into gear and it’s been all systems go at the block! The house continues to morph and I feel like a kid in a candy store every time I go on site. The visual changes since the plasterboard went up are really out of this world. I’m definitely enjoying this stage. All the months of planning, stressing and waiting are now but a distant memory!

Enough of my ramblings. I shall let the photo updates speak for themselves 🙂

Welcome to our Hudson!


Hume Savoy XS26 will be stained Rich Walnut


Did I mention how much I’m in love with the stairwell window?

Wet area floors had been screeded all set for tiling to commence tomorrow.


Ground floor Powder Room – Silk White


Laundry – Silk White

The laundry is the standard Hudson layout. In hindsight, we should have added a window here to bring in more natural light and ventilation. We also didn’t upgrade the joinery so the plan is to add more overhead cupboards and maybe even a built-in clothes bin drawer after handover.



Shower niche in the kids’ bathroom all waterproofed and ready for some tiling


Kids Batrhoom – Milano Walnut


Ensuite minus doors – Silk Avignon Walnut


Balcony balustrades cladded in Scyon Matrix

When we signed off on the final construction plans, we completely overlooked the type of cladding in the master bedroom balcony. We assumed it will be cladded in the same material as the Laguna display home in Kellyville. But the drawings indicated otherwise so we were lucky the oversight was picked up well before lockup stage. Metricon don’t normally allow variations once construction start and I had to push and escalate to management before the change was eventually approved. We love it!


Balcony cladding – Scyon Matrix

Council rejected the slimline tanks we originally planned for the house. They insisted we put in these massive tanks  which hold 5000 litres each! Once they are in, side access from front to rear will be restricted. Our poor landscapers will have their work cut out for them!


What about the kitchen I hear you ask? It deserves a blog post of its own so stay tuned…

16 thoughts on “House Tour: Fixing Stage

  1. monalisa says:

    Very nice Sheilzy 🙂
    Love the bathroom cabinets.
    For laundry we are getting an opaque sliding door, and will have a security screen outside.

    Here we are – moving at a snails pace – heard from the SM yesterday, and he was yet to speak with the concreter – and didn’t give any ETAs! may be they like to be vague!

  2. Johanne says:

    I’d be beside myself Sheilzy! How wonderfully exciting. Your timber tone on the stairs and front door is Beautiful (capital B) and your stairwell is certainly going to be a standout. Can’t wait to see the kitchen.

    • Sheilzy says:

      Thanks for the link. That might just do the trick. Look forward to seeing the pic of yours😄

      Just drove by and tilers have almost finished the laundry floor. I’m still hoping and wishing for handover end of next month. I tried to get a date out of JM yesterday but he wouldn’t commit. Nevertheless I’m so happy by the progress.

  3. lunar62 says:

    Cabinetry, It really brings the house to life 🙂
    Looking good, you get the feel for the place as the rooms are no longer empty.
    Exciting times.

    • Sheilzy says:

      We need a LOT of new furniture! I’ve been too busy focussing on the big handover jobs that I haven’t even thought about furnishing the house. Good timing with the EOFYS😎

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