Fresh style breathes new life into home
An extensive renovation has transformed this 1970s brick house into a contemporary home with a sleek, industrial style
BELINDA Norton pours her heart and soul into her renovation projects.
Her latest at 38 Aruma Ave, Burleigh Waters, is no different.
Ms Norton transformed the 1970s built three-bedroom brick house into a contemporary coastal home with an industrial style.
She bought the 607sq m property more than a decade ago based on a good feeling she had about the location.
“It was such an untouched area ... and now it’s thriving,” she said.
With the help of a builder, she gutted the property and redesigned it to freshen up its interior and make it a family home.
“I love doing it, it’s a real passion that’s for sure,” Ms Norton said.
The front half of the house is dedicated to four bedrooms, including the master, which features a freestanding bathtub and custom built walk-in wardrobe.
The back half of the house has an open living area, which flows through sliding doors to an outdoor entertainment area that overlooks a pool.
Exposed brick, polished concrete floors and custom made barn doors give it an industrial charm.
“The kitchen area with the butler’s