Kew Double Story Restoration and Extension
This century old double storey home built in 1910 was in need of a major renovation. At some point extensions had been added to the rear as well as upstairs with an internal layout set up for 3 separate family’s/tenants, each with their own kitchen and bathroom.
- Hydronic heating & under tile heating
- Wood & gas fireplaces
- Alfresco with outdoor kitchen & Vergola roof system
- Bay windows & balcony
- Water tanks & ceramic roof tile solar panels
- Extensive joinery
- Gas & solar heated swim jet pool
Although the home still held character filled interiors, it needed an overhaul. The owners wanted to build a modern family home to suit the present and future needs of a growing family, whilst optimising the opportunities that the existing house and site offered.
The home was completely stripped & gutted along with a partial rear demolition of both floors. A new basement was then built and a rear extension was added to the ground & first floor. Special attention was given also to the integration of the small rear northern yard space as an integral component of the family living zone. The outdoor kitchen, terrace with opening louvre roof, swimming pool – all provide additional function and activity for the family’s general living and amenity.
Transforming this home which had been butchered throughout the years, back to its original character with a livable contemporary extension was rewarding and has shaped this family home into a wonderful place to live.
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