This statement home is a brand-new masterful fusion of Paddington character and architecture brilliance. Designed by outstanding contemporary Brisbane architects Twohill and James, this remarkable residence has been further enhanced by thoughtful and innovative landscaping by 2019 award-winning landscape architect Dan Young.
A masterpiece of sleek and dynamic architecture, the living and entertaining core of the home features a showstopping yet functional kitchen with spectacular views to the Brisbane CBD and Paddington surrounds. The piece-de-resistance is undoubtedly the impressive statement handcrafted terrazzo bench. This state-of-the-art kitchen with its 4.2 metre ceiling height, incorporates high-quality Meile appliances and features an amazing butler’s pantry, complete with terrazzo preparation benches, huge pantry, double sinks and dishwasher. This space also features a stunning timber-framed glass sliding window which opens onto an elevated garden complete with a selection of fresh herbs.
The kitchen and dining areas are filled with an abundance of natural light which has been provided by the inclusion of the 3.5 metre high glass and blackbutt timber stacker doors. This combined area flows effortlessly to the covered outdoor terrace. This impressive entertaining space features a built-in barbecue set into a stone bench and storage that runs the whole width of the balcony. This living area is enhanced by a private, yet central living room and separate powder room. The lower level is an architectural haven with its towering off-form concrete ceilings and walls. This divine living space flows through from the atrium to the private timber deck and pool area incorporating bedrooms 3, 4 and 5 and a separate main bathroom. It also features stunning 3.5 metre sliding hardwood doors, adding another brilliant design statement.
Discerningly separated from the living is the quaint original home which has been meticulously transformed into a grand master retreat with uncompromising attention to detail. This opulent space includes an exquisite ensuite bathroom showcasing handmade terrazzo floors, dual basins, separate bath and shower. This space has also kept the character features of the original home, with VJ’s throughout and charming window fittings. This master bedroom also includes separate walk-in robes, and opens out through French doors to a delightful balcony that has captivating views of Paddington’s undulating landscape through to Government House.
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