This bespoke reno is a piece of art

first_imgAFTER: The kitchen is now a gourmet’s delight. Picture: realestate.com.auOther high-end features in the three-bedroom, three-bathroom home included imported tiles, integrated appliances and polished concrete. “All the timber is Rosewood hardwood — it’s probably the most expensive hardwood you can get and the best quality,” Mr Kornel said. BEFORE: You could barely improve the city view. Picture: CoreLogic BEFORE: The upstairs living space was functional, but original. Picture: CoreLogic BEFORE: A kitchen full of possibilities. Picture: CoreLogic AFTER: The pool and yard are now practical and beautiful. Picture: realestate.com.auMore from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home2 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor2 hours agoMr Kornel said the result was truly bespoke with the couple creating a one-of-a-kind home.“The staircase, for instance, was measured, cut and designed by Wendy and Jonathan themselves, and that staircase took about five goes to get it perfect. They had to forge the steel and create the pattern,” he said. BEFORE: 95 Little Chester Street back in 2012. Picture: CoreLogic AFTER: Even the staircase was a meticulous labour of love for the owners. Picture: realestate.com.au“So it’s not your standard house — it’s really a one-off piece you’re buying,” Mr Kornel said.“I keep telling Wendy it’s like a bit of her art. You’ll never get another one similar.” AFTER: The same space now draws people to the viewing deck and lounge. Picture: realestate.com.auWhile there’s plenty to discover, Mr Kornel endorsed one space in particular as a favourite.“The viewing platform. You’ve got views all the way from the Gabba to the city to Mt Coot-tha. So you’re drawn to that view,” he said.“Every time I go over there we have a wine and we sit on that viewing platform and we chat and stare into the city.” The New Farm house was transformed into a bespoke home of incredible finish. Pictures: CoreLogic & realestate.com.auThe unrenovated house at 95 Little Chester St, New Farm would have barely turned the head of a desperate investor in November 2012 when Queensland artist, Wendy Moore, and her architect husband, Jonathan Williams, purchased it.Fast forward to July 2017 and the home is barely recognisable from its timber-and-tin past. AFTER: 95 Little Chester Street in 2017. Picture: realestate.com.auBelle Property New Farm principal, Ivo Kornel, said the renovation had just been completed and the results were remarkable.“I’ve been selling for 10 years and never seen anything that’s so unique and beautiful,” Mr Kornel said. BEFORE: The back yard and rear facade needed a little love. Picture: CoreLogic AFTER: But you could improve the surroundings in which to enjoy them. Picture: realestate.com.auThe home is for sale by negotiation, and while there’s no advertised price, Mr Kornel said the sale of 78A Chester St, Teneriffe for $3.25 million in May this year showed what high-end architectural properties were achieving. AFTER: The owners created plenty of places to relax in the home. Picture: realestate.com.auFollow Kieran Clair on Twitter at @kieranclair or Facebook on Kieran Clair — journolast_img

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