Stunning renovation to 1950s Newtown home wows buyers


A amazing renovation to a common 1950s weatherboard cottage is producing a excitement in Newtown.

The 4-bedroom household at 13 Daisy St has been renovated and extended, with a up to date inside that rewards from structure cues wrapping in timber from the aged Barwon Heads bridge and crimson bricks recycled from Geelong’s Carrington Hotel.

Buxton agent Tony Moorfoot mentioned the home has absolutely bought the wow issue.

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“A whole lot of people have gone wow!, you don’t realise how nice it is,” he stated.


Younger families show up to the be the key demographic on the lookout at the house – which is mentioned for auction this weekend with selling price hopes from $2.6m to $2.7m – eager to shift into the Newtown area and enjoy the proximity to excellent schools and the river end of Pakington St.

The dwelling is 1 of the most popular on the market place nowadays.

Additional than 12,000 men and women have appeared at the listing on realestate.com.au alone.


“They’ve completed a good occupation extending and renovating,” Mr Moorfoot claimed of the vendors.

“They’ve truly employed the existing residence and developed a luxurious dwelling area.

“That entire main residing zone is awesome with large big stack slider doors with the north-dealing with orientation, polished concrete flooring with in-slab heating. It is occur up a handle.”


The 1950s facade driving a white picket fence with an electrical gate presents tiny indicator of what’s in shop powering the gentle pink door.

The original part houses 4 bedrooms that open by means of striking, outsized sliding doorways.

The generous main suite has a walk-in gown and an beautiful rest room, comprehensive with a stroll-in shower and atrium.


Even the central rest room has an atrium, in addition custom made joinery, timber and concrete aspects.

An attic loft created for storage even gives the solution of a fifth bedroom, Mr Moorfoot claimed.

The house arrives into its individual in the rear residing part that combines a blend of textures this sort of as concrete flooring, exposed crimson brick, metal and timber from the aged Barwon Heads bridge and a wood fireplace.


North-struggling with floor to ceiling glass stackers expose an expansive deck and brick barbecue region.

“You’ve obtained the rear lane with the huge outsized double garage and a big lawn with area for a pool if you preferred to place a single in,” he said.

“Exquisite in design, outstanding in model, this modern residence is the complete pinnacle of luxurious.”

13 Daisy St, Newtown, is scheduled for auction on Saturday at 12.30pm.

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