The renovation on this house is so good it looks new

first_img56 Gregory St, AuchenflowerWith her two children starting university in Melbourne and Sydney she decided it was time to move back south.The home at 56 Gregory St will be auctioned on site today at noon by Daniel Argent through Urban Property Agents. 56 Gregory St, AuchenflowerMore from newsNew apartments released at idyllic retirement community Samford Grove Presented by Parks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus21 hours ago“(We were told) that we can’t knock down the property because it was built prior to 1946,” Mrs Hingston said.“So we built around it.” 56 Gregory St, AuchenflowerThe extensive renovation added two extra bedrooms, to make it four, and the architecture took on a much more modern design with striking angular exteriors and a soft industrial look on the inside.“The polished concrete floors work so well here,” Mrs Hingston said.“I like that you can walk into this house and really remember it because it’s not like six others that you have seen before.”The design embraced the open air and gives each of the home’s rooms a very separate feel.The front of the home has a curved design, which Mrs Hingston said was so the home would better suit the corner block it sits on. 56 Gregory St, AuchenflowerIf you take a walk inside 56 Gregory St in Auchenflower you would be forgiven for thinking it was only a few years old.But despite the pristine walls, the interesting architecture, the polished concrete floors and the dozens of other modern additions, it was actually built in the first half of the last century.Owner Kim Hingston was not sure of exactly how old the home was, but said it did look very different when she and her husband Michael bought it in 2009 when they moved up to the Sunshine State. 56 Gregory St, AuchenflowerBack then it was a smaller two-bedroom Queenslander home and she wanted to modernise it to make it more suitable for her family, but Brisbane City Council restrictions made it more difficult.last_img

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