This stunningly renovated family Queensland bungalow boasts a 1,214m2 block in leafy Chelmer. Built in 1925, the five bedroom home astounds with its decorative ceilings, white plantation shutters, Carrara marble benchtops and roasted peat floors to wraparound decks, fully fenced gardens and a pool, no stone has been left unturned in the spectacular span. Stripped back several years ago, the property’s loving owners have spent three years carefully recreating the home. Along with a sympathetic update to its classic features, a grand new extension comprises the entire second storey, rear deck and rumpus room.
The home’s captivating façade and charming front deck is framed by Jindera dry stone and timber columns along with leafy gardens and lawns. Enter the jaw-dropping formal living room via the timber and leadlight main entry. Enchanting decorative ceilings and ribboned walls soar above roasted peat floors, a double gas log fireplace and to one side, a Carrara marble bench-top framed by timber cabinetry and double wine racks. French doors also open onto the front deck.
The attractions continue in the magnificent living and dining combination. As well as the gas log fireplace’s second side plus bulkhead ceilings and timber floors, the area incorporates a first-class kitchen. With so much space and style on offer, residents can relax and entertain with ease while having seamless access through glass and timber doors to the wraparound back deck. Adjacent to the kitchen is a study with a built-in desk and storage. Several timber stairs reach down to the rumpus room, which comes with an acoustic ceiling, polished concrete floors, an automated large screen, ceiling projector, built-in speakers and sub-woofers.
Meanwhile, the second storey sees a sky-high ceiling void framed by striking black and white wallpaper. Set apart from the three children’s bedrooms, the elegant main retreat boasts 100 per cent wool carpeted floors and a double walk-in robe. A lavishly appointed ensuite has marble benchtops, twin vanities, a double open shower with a rain shower head, a separate bath and heat lighting.
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