Belying an unassuming façade, this home has been architecturally transformed into a unique, contemporary family home employing eco-friendly design principles that result in a luxurious living environment.
Renovated and expanded in 2014 using sustainable practices that include wonderful orientation, extensive insulation, cross flow ventilation, plus recycled spotted gum timber flooring sourced from the iconic Festival Hall’s dance floor, this home’s “green” footprint provides year-round comfort as well as aesthetic appeal.
Upon entering you are drawn down a wide gallery style hallway with an extensive wall unit that is perfect for displaying your art, photo’s, or a book collection. This leads to the impressive staircase landing. From here descend to the easy flow combined living/dining/kitchen area opening out to a large deck overlooking a verdant landscape and perfect for alfresco dining and relaxing.
A crisp white colour pallet offsets a turquoise, Murano glass tiled backsplash in the stylish kitchen fitted with an AEG wall oven, gas cooktop, stone countertops, deep drawers and abundant pull out pantry cabinets.
The sleep zone is privately situated on the upper level where original character features harmonise with the modern addition. Clerestory windows illuminate the staircase and home office/study that separates the air-conditioned master bedroom, complete with a chic ensuite and private balcony, away from the children’s bedrooms. The home office/study has been cleverly engineered to convert to a fourth bedroom and incorporates a cavity space to accommodate a built-in wardrobe.
The opposing wing comprises a family room opening onto a north facing deck, a spacious chic bathroom with frameless shower enclosure and the aforementioned built-in bedrooms. A convenient powder room is located in the central level hallway that also accesses the double lock-up garage with remote operated doors, and an integrated laundry facility together with generous storage space.
The rear garden invites adventure, starting with a level lawn area leading to a stairway that meanders down through terraced gardens of shrubs and trees native to South East Queensland, and culminating in a cool rainforest glen. Additional features include extraordinary ceiling heights both upstairs and down, Crimsafe screening throughout, copious louvred windows and a water tank for irrigation.
LOCATION: Annerley offers a wonderful fusion of an inner city lifestyle and convenience while maintaining its suburban charm. Cafes and shops blend with open parks and green space, good schools, multiple childcare facilities and exceptional public transport with buses and trains from Fairfield station within a short walking distance. Close to the PA and Mater Hospitals, UQ, Griffith University and QUT as well as South Bank and West End.