Drab three bedroom brick-and-tile home given the ultimate makeover

A renovation project has transformed a classic suburban three-bedroom bungalow into a spacious and modern luxury home.

The builder who took on the job of overhauling the dated Adelaide, South Australia residence tread a fine line by retaining some original elements while ditching others including an outdated interior.

The residence – in its original state as a three-bedroom dwelling – was offered for sale two years ago.

Its new owner has since added two extra bedrooms, an additional two bathrooms and a bespoke creation in the form of a wine rack running the length of one wall.

BEFORE: This classic three bedroom brick-and-tile bungalow hit the market for the first time two years ago

BEFORE: This classic three bedroom brick-and-tile bungalow hit the market for the first time two years ago

AFTER: A stunning makeover has seen the property transformed into a thoroughly modern five-bedroom residence

AFTER: A stunning makeover has seen the property transformed into a thoroughly modern five-bedroom residence 

The builder, who bought the property sought to create a family home, albeit one imbued with elements of architectural living.

Reinvigorating the dwelling meant rooms such as the kitchen, dining and lounge, once separate, were combined into a single multifunctional space.

Tired flooring in the form of brown lino was ripped up, ceilings were lifted to five metres and gib removed to reveal a stunning red brick wall. 

The kitchen, in it's original state, once sported brown lino and ageing wood cabinetry which had seen better days

The kitchen, in it’s original state, once sported brown lino and ageing wood cabinetry which had seen better days

Blonde wood parquetry, elevated ceilings and a red brick feature wall have made this living area a stunning space to cook, eat and relax

Blonde wood parquetry, elevated ceilings and a red brick feature wall have made this living area a stunning space to cook, eat and relax 

The kitchen, lounge and dining areas, now grouped in this part of the home, feel spacious and light-filled.

The focus rests on a view from a manicured rear section, one the eye is drawn to thanks to rear-facing floor-to-ceiling windows and bi-folding doors. 

Elements such as a marble topped kitchen island, pendant lighting and fashionable black appliances lend a modern and understated touch.

Before the renovation, this bedroom featured dated wallpaper, aged carpet and a built-in gas heater

Before the renovation, this bedroom featured dated wallpaper, aged carpet and a built-in gas heater 

Bedrooms now feature a fresh white palette, one offset with deep hues of grey and touches of natural wood

Bedrooms now feature a fresh white palette, one offset with deep hues of grey and touches of natural wood 

While the builder added extra bedrooms to the home, those already installed were given a much-needed makeover.

Patterned wallpaper and dull brown carpets were removed and replaced with a clean white palette, one offset with rich grey hues.

The master bedroom has been designed to include additional elements such as a walk-through wardrobe and a luxury ensuite.

This lavish space features a solid timber vanity, frame-less double shower and floor-to-ceiling tiles. 

The master bedroom comes complete with a luxury en suite one featuring a solid timber vanity, frame-less double shower and floor-to-ceiling tiles.

The master bedroom comes complete with a luxury en suite one featuring a solid timber vanity, frame-less double shower and floor-to-ceiling tiles.

The home's original bathroom was once filled with dated white tiles and matching white laminated cabinetry

The home’s original bathroom was once filled with dated white tiles and matching white laminated cabinetry 

The home, designed to offer the best in modern living, also offers a surprise in the form of a wine rack running the length of one wall.

This element, created in stunning natural wood, is practical in nature and also functions as a way to display an impressive collection.

While traditionally wine storage might have been situated in a dining room or kitchen, this element is given pride of place the hallway.

It’s a feature that works well as it offsets the home’s more traditional elements while introducing an elegant touch. 

A wine rack running the length of one wall is an interesting, elegant and thoroughly modern touch

A wine rack running the length of one wall is an interesting, elegant and thoroughly modern touch

The rear section of the home, complete with a Hills Hoist, offered ample inspiration to the renovation team

The rear section of the home, complete with a Hills Hoist, offered ample inspiration to the renovation team

A outdoor dining room that overlooks an expanse of deep green is perfect for a spot of summer al fresco dining

A outdoor dining room that overlooks an expanse of deep green is perfect for a spot of summer al fresco dining 

The rear section of this property has also been creatively tended to with a previously dull section now sporting an outdoor living space.

This extra ‘room’, one facing out across an expanse of deep green, is perfect for those who love nothing better than a spot of summer al fresco dining.

Other touches which elevate this exterior space include polished wooden floors and the installation of an outdoor kitchen. 

This home is currently listed for sale with Ray White. For more information about the property, please click here

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