Paddington worker’s cottage undergoes stunning transformation after multi-million dollar makeover

first_imgThe home at 87 Tooth Ave, Paddington, after it underwent a major renovation.Despite this, he saw the potential to create something special and snapped up the home on 503sq m in October, 2015 for $695,000. More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home5 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor5 hours agoThe house was lifted and shifted to create a new main entrance and make room for a double carport.The excavation process involved taking out more than 50 truckloads of soil from the backyard to get the level right. The home at 87 Tooth Ave, Paddington, before it underwent a major renovation. The home at 87 Tooth Ave, Paddington, before it underwent a major renovation. The home at 87 Tooth Ave, Paddington, after it underwent a major renovation.“We liked the square block, allowing 20 metres of frontage rather than the traditional 10 metres, which gave us ability to play around with the design,” Mr Oosthuizen said.He and his wife then moved back in to the home in January and have spent the past three months camping on-site while they finished the internal renovations before putting on the market.“It really is the glamorous life of a renovator to camp on-site and live on a mattress, but that’s what it takes,” he said.“It is a very stressful process. You’ve got to be resilient.“I don’t know how people do it if they work full time.” The home at 87 Tooth Ave, Paddington, after it underwent a major renovation.The amazing renovation job cost over $1 million for the construction phase alone, but for architect and builder Arno Oosthuizen, it’s been a labour of love.When Mr Oosthuizen first viewed the dilapidated property at 87 Tooth Avenue, he knew he had a major project on his hands.“You could feel the house swaying as you were moving inside it, so it was fairly unstable to be honest,” he said. The home at 87 Tooth Ave, Paddington, before it underwent a major renovation. The home at 87 Tooth Ave, Paddington, before it underwent a major renovation.IT might look flawless now, but before its stunning transformation this pre-war Queenslander was barely standing. Check out the before and after photos of this property in exclusive Paddington, which has been transformed from an old, turn-of-the-century worker’s cottage to the ultimate modern family home. The home at 87 Tooth Ave, Paddington, before it underwent a major renovation. The home at 87 Tooth Ave, Paddington, after it underwent a major renovation.The home has been transformed into a five bedroom, three bathroom, two car space property, with pool, media room, wine cellar and expansive terrace.Alex Rutherford of Place Estate Agents said the property fitted a marketplace that had not been catered for in recent years.“The reality is this house has been architecturally designed so the living areas are taking and framing the views,” she said.“It is different and it’s very modern. It’s something that I haven’t seen for quite some time.”The property is scheduled for auction on-site on May 13 at 9am through Place Estate Agents New Farm. Tips for prospective renovators from Westpac: · Ask yourself why Are you renovating to create more space for your family, to update the appearance or functionality of your home, or to add value? The reason you are renovating will influence your choices throughout the renovation process. · Do your research If you are renovating to add value to your property, research the area thoroughly to avoid overcapitalising on your renovations and to understand what buyers in the area are looking for.· Set a budgetBegin sourcing quotes to get a realistic idea of how much the work will cost and what you can achieve within your budget.last_img read more

Zidane admits Jovic season likely over

first_img Loading… “He injured himself at home. It was unfortunate, obviously, because now it will keep him away from the pitch. read also:Zidane: Real Madrid have 11 finals to play in La Liga “We don’t know for how long for, but we’ll see. It’s bad news of course – we hope he is back as soon as possible and before the season is over.” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Real Madrid coach, Zinedine Zidane, has said Luka Jovic’s season is likely over. Zidane has defended Bale The Serbian forward broke his foot in May and Zidane was unable to guarantee he would be able to play again in what has been a disappointing first season at the Santiago Bernabeu for the former Eintracht Frankfurt star. “On (Eden) Hazard, I’m happy he’s back and fully fit, he has re-joined the group and he can play and help us. The bad news is Jovic’s injury,” he said.Advertisementcenter_img Promoted Content5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks10 Most Evil Female Characters In Disney MoviesWho’s The Best Car Manufacturer Of All Time?8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its GrowthThe Funniest Prankster Grandma And Her GrandsonWhat Happens To Your Brain When You Play Too Much Video Games?10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do6 Extreme Facts About HurricanesBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadeBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemFascinating Ceilings From Different Countries8 Scenes That Prove TV Has Gone Too Farlast_img read more

Murray not back to best

first_imgAndy Murray won’t accept that he’s back to his best form ahead of his Wimbledon title defence.Britain’s world number one went into the French Open on the back of some poor results – but ended up getting to the semi-finals before losing an epic match against Stan Wawrinka.Murray says he needs to improve if he’s to win the trophy for a third time at the All England Club. Photo: © pixabaylast_img

Clippers’ Doc Rivers hopes to find rest for his players down stretch

first_imgMarch scheduling has been a bit of a theme throughout the league, with Warriors coach Steve Kerr resting his top players for Saturday’s marquee matchup with the San Antonio Spurs.Rivers would love to find his players a break like that.“Honestly,” he said, “it’s just a hard one.”The Clippers are in the thick of a battle for the fourth spot in the West and are still trying to figure out the issues that hounded them since the All-Star break.“We knew March was coming before the season started,” Rivers said. “Just like everyone has a tough stretch in their schedule at some point. We hoped that we did a good job coming into the month where we were rested enough.” Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error Then the injuries hit.Chris Paul and Blake Griffin missed weeks of action due to injuries, putting a heavier burden on Raymond Felton and Austin Rivers.Among the questions facing Doc Rivers is whether Paul should be given a night off or if he rested enough while he recovered from a torn tendon in his left thumb.For now, Rivers is deflecting the issue.“That’s not for me,” he said, “that’s for the scientists.”The schedule does not let up the rest of the month. Starting Monday in Utah, the Clippers play seven more games in the next 11 days.“It’s just dicey,” Rivers said. “We’re just trying to do the best we can.”The Clippers schedule was equally grueling in November and December, although L.A. navigated that to a league-best 14-2 record, the lack of practice time was to the Clippers detriment, Rivers said.“That stretch, I didn’t like how we handled it honestly,” he said. “Even though we were winning, eventually it hurt us.“We’re trying to do a better job this time of staying sharp.”BRAND AWARENESSFormer Clippers All-Star Elton Brand celebrated his 38th birthday in a courtside seat Saturday, watching two of his former teams play at Staples Center.Brand, a player development consultant for the 76ers, ranks No. 2 on the Clippers all-time rebounding list. He played for the Clippers from 2001-08 and was selected to the Western Conference All-Star team in 2002 and 2006.center_img LOS ANGELES >> A friend called Doc Rivers on Friday to invite the Clippers coach to dinner.“When the heck can you do that?” Rivers asked himself.“That tells you,” he said, “when you have that and you can’t even figure that one out, that means you’re playing a lot of games.”The Clippers schedule has left Rivers and his players struggling not only to populate their social calendars but to find time for rest and recovery. Saturday’s matchup was the Clippers seventh game in 11 days, including a pair of road back-to-backs across the country.last_img read more