28 Sep

‘Fixer Upper’ brings farmhouse style to 1930-built home

first_imgShaker cabinetry used in the kitchen is often found in United States homes.Fittings and fixtures include bespoke shaker cabinetry, American oak timber floors, timber wall panelling and french doors. MORE: Hoarder’s home — ‘worst house in best street’ An island for the price of a city home The poolside cabana is one of the agent’s favourite spots.She said some of the outstanding features included the gazebo near the pool and the kitchen and butler’s pantry.According to the realestate.com.au listing, the 7 Brae St has a modern farmhouse design on an elevated 539sq m block. MOST VIEWED: 7 Brae St, Coorparoo was Queensland’s most viewed property on realestate.com.au this week and the second most viewed in the country.THIS week’s realestate.com.au most viewed home in Queensland looks like it’s fresh from the set of (former) United States television show Fixer Upper with Chip and Joanna Gaines. Belle Property Coorparoo agent Amanda Beck said since the property was launched to the market on Wednesday (October 17, 2018) the inquiry on email and phone had not stopped. No space was wasted in the revamp.According to CoreLogic, the 1930-built home was purchased for $835,000 in July last year (2017), Ms Becke said it had since undergone a complete overhaul by Rachael Turner at Front Porch Properties.“It’s been a year in the making, they’re literally still doing final touch-ups today, cleaning and last minute items,” she said. More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus16 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market16 hours agoRelaxing spaces are everywhere to be found at this Coorparoo home.Included among its international appeal is the mud room, which Ms Becke said was a great feature for Queensland families.“In the States and Europe the mud room is used for when you come in out of the snow,” she said.“But here it’s just a great room for kids to plonk their school bags, their school hats and shoes and things before traipsing through the house.” >> FOLLOW EMILY BLACK ON FACEBOOK << Out with the old, in with the new — the farmhouse trend is set to the next big thing in Queensland.Ms Beck said the home’s popularity indicated that the farmhouse style was on trend and about to take off in the Queensland market.“The Hamptons look has been very on trend for the last couple of years … and was really appealing to everyone, and I think this is the new, on trend, modern farmhouse appeal, which Queenslander’s lend themselves beautifully to,” she said. RELATED: Mini-farm for sale in Coorparoolast_img read more

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