Charming mix of old and new on offer in Clayfield

first_imgThe guest suite opens to the front veranda. Picture: Supplied.Ms Masters said the extension was built where an old garage once stood. “We didn’t want to lose any green space so we decided to go up and create an adult retreat,” she said. “We wanted to retain the character and flow of the original house, with a modern edge.”Outside, the property includes established gardens, a patio and a paved area leading to a covered entertaining area and deck. The property is being marketed by Judy Newlands of McGrath Estate Agents New Farm. The home will go to auction on Saturday, February 23 at 10am. The home at 30 Queens Rd, Clayfield. Picture: SuppliedTHIS century-old Queenslander has been renovated and extended for modern living while still retaining plenty of original charm. The home at 30 Queens Rd, Clayfield, is on an 804sq m block with established gardens creating a private oasis.In the original part of the home, built in the early 1900s, there are separate lounge, dining and kitchen areas with the lounge opening to the veranda and the dining room opening to the patio. Timber floorboards, VJ walls and breezeways feature throughout the home. Picture: Supplied.Ms Masters said the feature fireplace inspired the home’s recent renovation. “We focused our design around the fireplace. It’s so beautiful … we modelled the whole colour scheme of the house around it,” she said. A two-storey extension at the back of the home incorporates a laundry and living area downstairs and a spacious main suite with walk-in wardrobe, ensuite and two balconies upstairs.center_img The new kitchen was designed around the original fireplace. Picture: Supplied.Two of the bedrooms have built-in robes and the third has an ensuite and walk-in robe. The new kitchen has Caesarstone benchtops, modern cabinetry and an original fireplace. Owner Amanda Masters said the kitchen was her favourite part of the house. “It’s the hub of the home. The layout draws people from the other rooms,” she said.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus14 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market14 hours ago“It’s a nice spot for to sit and relax while I’m cooking.” last_img

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