The brief at this house was to take a beautiful old home and renovate it for modern living without losing any of the character of the original house. The timelines were tight. Plans were made and RENOVA was engaged before the sale closed. The sale closed on a Friday and we began work the following Monday – we were on site by the Wednesday.
This house was a beauty before we commenced works. Our specification for renovation works (both retrofit and finishes) was prepared to ensure that the finished house retained its original features. The original joinery items were retained as far as possible. The new windows are wooden and the original flooring was retained – re-sanded, stained and varnished.
The house received a full suite of retrofit works. Covings, for example were copied and re-done to conceal the addition of internal drylining. The bathrooms and kitchen designs are classical to sit well in this wonderful old house.
We have renovated many houses, and this is among our favourites. It is the perfect blend of modern for comfort and original features. It has been transformed from a cold and dated house into a modern family home.