‘New Farm’s greatest family home’: this is what a $2m reno looks like

first_imgAFTER: Sleek, stylish and a joy to be in, the new bathroom is unrecognisable. Picture: realestate.com.auHe said the property’s 20 metre frontage was bigger than the standard 10 metres in New Farm.It’s also on a 607 sqm elevated block, which is classified as acreage in New Farm.Other features include Vzug kitchen appliances, a Vintec wine fridge, a self-opening dishwasher, in-ceiling speakers, a steam room shower, automated blinds and curtains and even a fireman’s pole.BEFORE: The old dingy carpet haas seen better days…Picture: realestate.com.au AFTER: 24 Bailey St, New Farm, after the renovation. Picture: realestate.com.auMarketing agent Scott Darwon of Ray White New Farm said there was nothing else like it in the blue chip suburb.“It’s the greatest architectural family home on the market in New Farm I’ve seen in the eight years I’ve been in real estate here,” Mr Darwon said.What you’ll get for $4m in BrisbaneWhere home values grow the fastestWho paid big bucks for this unitBEFORE: The interior was poretty dated before the renovation. Picture: realestate.com.auMore from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home3 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor3 hours agoAFTER: Impressive outside – and in. Picture: realestate.com.auThe home was designed by Shane Marsh Architects and developer Strathallan spared no expense creating a house for the modern family, based around integrated living areas all on one level spanning 480 sqm.The office, laundry, kitchen, living and dining areas all connect through a single 14 metre, floor to ceiling glass door to the backyard.BEFORE: The kitchen before the renovation was basic to say the least. Picture: realestate.com.au AFTER: A cosy haven now, with wonderful sunset views. Picture: realestate.com.auThe home will open for inspections for the first time on Saturday, but Mr Darwon said he had already received 10 inquiries since the listing went up yesterday.The property is being sold by negotiation, but recent comparative sales include 579 Lower Bowen Terrace, New Farm, which fetched $4.8 million and 53 Mountford Road, New Farm, which sold for $3.3 million.Follow Liz Tilley on Twitter @liztilley84 AFTER: Now it’s a kitchen fit for a master chef. Picture: realestate.com.auThere you’ll find a no-mow lawn, built-in Weber BBQ, outdoor wood burning fire place, outdoor shower and heated pool.“What people are looking for right now is consolidation of living, so you can see the kids from wherever you may be in the house,” Mr Darwon said.GET THE LATEST REAL ESTATE NEWS DIRECT TO YOUR INBOX HEREBEFORE: The bathroom wasn’t exactly a place for pampering before the reno. Picture: realestate.com.au AMAZING MAKEOVER: 24 Bailey St, New Farm, is for sale after a multi-million dollar reno. Picture: realestate.com.auTHE makeover may have cost a mint, but the results speak for themselves.A rundown, pre-war character house in one of Brisbane’s most exclusive suburbs has been dubbed ‘New Farm’s greatest family home’ after undergoing a multi-million dollar facelift.The facade and roof pitch are all that remain of the original 1930 Queenslander at 24 Bailey Street after undergoing a major renovation estimated to be worth around $1.9 million.BEFORE: 24 Bailey St, New Farm, before the renovation. Picture: realestate.com.aulast_img read more

Help wanted: City of Wellington accepting applications for seasonal laborers

first_imgHelp Wanted: The City of Wellington is accepting applications for numerous positions for Seasonal Laborers involving manual labor and a variety of maintenance tasks that could include but are not limited to: patching and sealing roadways, trimming trees and removing brush, grass mowing and trimming,  grounds and building maintenance,  operating light equipment, assisting in repairs, documenting daily field assignments, and/or other administrative and/or clerical duties. Eligible applicants must be at least 18 years of age. Starting Salary is $7.25 per hour.  EOE, Drug-free workplace.  See available positions and apply at www.HRePartners.com or City Clerk’s Office, 317 S. Washington, Wellington, KS by 5:00pm, Friday, April 22th,  2016.last_img read more