Bulimba Queenslander catches attention of locals

first_imgMore from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus14 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market14 hours agoThe dining room looks out to the backyard.The two-level house has a classic Queenslander theme upstairs, with VJ walls, polished timber floorboards and picture rails, and downstairs is a more modern feel, with coffered ceilings and open-plan spaces.This combination is part of what drew Ms Matthews to the home in the first place.“I have owned three different places in Sydney, the last two were extremely modern … so this to me was a real contrast to have a bit of old world and a bit of new world,” Ms Matthews said. Upstairs are VJ walls and picture rails.Ms Matthews is relocating.“If I could pick up the house and take it — I would.”Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:51Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:51 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD576p576p432p432p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenStarting your hunt for a dream home00:51 There is an L-shaped plunge pool.Ms Matthews said the house had been perfect for when her three sons or her mother came to visit, but believes it would also be suited to a family.“It’s very family orientated,” she said.“It’s got a beautifully sized L-shaped plunge pool, and a huge open-plan family and kitchen area.“It’s also got a butler’s pantry which is really handy for when you don’t want clutter in view — you can just put it in the pantry and sort it out later.” Downstairs is a modern, open-plan living, dining and kitchen area.“Since I’ve moved in I’ve had three people that left letters in my mailbox asking what colour I had painted the house,” Ms Matthews said.“It’s a dark grey outside and it’s obviously a colour that attracts people.“I didn’t paint it so I didn’t know the colour but I found a spare tin of paint that was left behind that helped the people.” People wrote letters about the colour of the house.THIS Bulimba house was so eye catching that several people left letters in the mailbox about a particular aspect of it.Kerrie Matthews moved from Sydney and into the house two-and-a-half years ago and has since received several inquiries about the colour of the property.last_img