Visiting Metricon Bordeaux Display

24 03 2013

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This weekend was the official opening of Metricon Bordeaux in Balwyn.  So we went and visited the display yesterday to check it out. It looks like this display replaces the older one further down the road which is now closed.  When we walked in we saw our Sales Consultant, Melissa Norden, but we couldn’t say “hi” as she was busy serving some customers.

The Bordeaux facade is very different to the existing Metricon available facades which we think would appeal to many people and is being advertised as being based on French Provincial styling.  The display was 56 squares (floor plans) and it did feel large, but not that much larger than Our Nolan 45.  The Bordeaux had a 5th bedroom but didn’t have a rumpus room downstairs which is something we would have needed.  Overall the display was nicely presented and had a nice layout.

One of the reasons for the trip to the display is that we are getting ideas for window furnishings – its hard to picture small curtain samples in isolation.  The Bordeaux was nicely decorated and we did get some good ideas for Our Nolan.  We will take a few more trips over the coming months to other displays for more window furnishing ideas as well as some outdoor ideas, in particular for the flooring of the Outdoor Room (paving or decking?).

We took lots of photos from our visit:

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The Bordeaux facade

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View of the side of the Bordeaux. The large glass window on the ground floor is the display office (garage?).

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We took this photo from upstairs in a display home across the road.

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Approaching the front door.

Let's walk in.....

Welcome.  Let’s walk in…..

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Entrance way

There’s a few photos we photo stitched together to get the full room into shot, starting with the next few.

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Standing in the entrance way into the family, kitchen & dining room.

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Standing in the corner of the family room.

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Standing in the dining room corner.

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Dining room.

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Laundry room.

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Laundry room bench.

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Bedroom 4.

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Shared bathroom for bedrooms 2 & 3.

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Bedroom 3.

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Bedroom 5 (downstairs).

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Bedroom 2.

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Upstairs Leisure Room.

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Kristen liked this table.

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Desk alcove near the upstairs leisure room.

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Master bedroom. Ensuite can be seen through the double sliding doors.

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Standing in the corner of the master bedroom. The room felt huge – too big for us.

Master bedroom ensuite

Master bedroom ensuite.

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Walk-in robe in the master bedroom.

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Study – this was located off to the side in the master bedroom.

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Outdoor room.  There are three bi-fold doors in the area, 2 of which can be seen here.  This would be nice for entertainment.

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Pool off the to side of the house and outdoor room – will be nice on a hot day.

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View of the outdoor area that is accessed from the Siting Room.

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View of the pool from the other end.

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At the end of the visit, time to sit down, relax and reflect…..

C&K