Features enhance lifestyle
THIS traditional-style family house called Bimbimbie, meaning House of Many Birds, spans two levels with large communal spaces and five bedrooms.
On a large 830sq m block encompassing an inground pool, outdoor patio area and lush gardens, the residence dates back to 1925.
Beyond a cheerful facade, the living spaces are enhanced by elegant features such as rich timber floors, french doors, ornate balustrades and exposed timber beams in the soaring ceilings.
A front porch invites entry into the lower level of the home.
Inside, a foyer flows left to a spacious open-plan lounge area. Features of the room include hardwood flooring and exposed oregon pine beams, while two sets of french doors open to a covered patio area.
The dining area, in the right wing, has tiled floors and an open-plan design. Large windows provide views of the gardens and allow for plenty of natural light.
Sharing the open-plan space is a kitchen with quality appliances, ample cabinetry and a breakfast bar. There is also direct access to the patio area. Servicing the ground floor is a central bathroom.
A timber staircase with a unique, decorative balustrade ascends to the upper level of the house and the sleeping accommodation.
Polished timber flooring extends throughout the level, while large windows offer suburban views.
All five bedrooms have builtin wardrobes, while the main bedroom and two others also have direct access to a lightfilled studio or study.
The upper level foyer boasts french doors to a covered balcony overlooking the gardens and streetscape.
Also on this level is a large modern bathroom with elegant casement windows, dual vanities and a separate bathtub and shower.
Outside, and with its own entry point, is a self-contained guesthouse overlooking the pool. An open-plan living area boasts galleries of louvres, and there is a well-designed kitchenette and a bathroom.
The wraparound patio and pools areas of the home are surrounded by lush countrystyle gardens. The expansive property also offers a double garage with electric gates.
Close to Nundah village’s shops and cafes, the residence is also near Toombul shopping centre and multiple public transport options.