A grand Crafers dwelling has been stunningly renovated to supply a real entertainer’s life-style within the coronary heart of one of many state’s hottest Hills suburbs.
Jeff and Caroline Owler purchased the house at 9 Fairview Street six years in the past, attracted by its scale and potential for a metamorphosis.
“It was a giant previous stone dwelling of grand proportions,” Mr Owler says.
“We’ve 4 children and we appeared on the house and the land and it appealed to us instantly.
“We may additionally see its potential and see what we may do with it.
“Once we purchased it, it was good, but it surely was dated.
“We lived in it for a yr to work out our choices and the way finest to rework it, as a result of what we actually wished to create was a giant open kitchen, eating and entertaining house.
“The extra time we spent in the home we realised that we actually didn’t wish to have an effect on the heritage of the grand rooms just like the drawing room and the formal eating room, so we checked out what we may do so as to add a contemporary, single-level extension on the again that has a terrace, pool, tennis court docket, driveway and entrance all on the one stage, and have all of it simply supervisable for the children.”
With the assistance of builders Traegermunt and Rolf Proske of Proske Architects, the couple set about remodeling the house into a spot their household may entertain in model, and their youngsters play safely, retaining among the dwelling’s prized character options however creating a pointy disconnect from its historical past by way of the introduction of some breathtaking fashionable areas.
The house, which the couple has spared no expense renovating, has six bedrooms, 5 bogs, open-plan residing and high quality fixtures and finishes all through, making it preferrred for internet hosting household and mates.
“We’ve had weddings right here and had a large house-warming social gathering in Christmas 2019, however one of the best factor about it has been what a unbelievable sanctuary it was throughout final yr’s lockdowns,” Mr Owler says.
“We had been secure, secluded and quiet up right here away from anybody else, and the children had loads of house, so it was excellent.
“All of it flows. You possibly can have your folks over for dinner and the children can swim within the pool, kick a footy or play tennis. It’s sensible.”
With the couple now transferring on to their subsequent mission, Mr Owler says he hopes one other household enjoys it as a lot as his has.
“We made certain we did it proper and didn’t lower corners wherever, and our youngsters are going to actually miss it.”
The 1.15ha property is being bought by way of an expressions of curiosity marketing campaign, which closes at midday on June 2.