‘One of the best renovations I’ve seen’; design guru’s renovation sensation hits the market

first_imgProperty Lipstick Bespoke Interiors’ directors Alexandra Bain and Natalie Manning.AN INTERIOR designer has put her jawdroppingly beautiful colonial Brisbane home up for sale.Alexandra Bain runs Property Lipstick Bespoke Interiors with fellow designer, Natalie Manning, and has meticulously renovated her turn-of-the-century house at 94 Gerler St, Bardon. The four-bedroom, three-bathroom house’s classic interiors and old-worldly facade invoke an atmosphere of yesteryear. The renovation of 94 Gerler St, Bardon, was inspired by this Zimmermann advertisement. Pic supplied.The home is for sale by negotiation through Tim Douglas, of Place Estate Agents, who said few inner-city houses could rival its size and grandeur.“It’s one of the best renovations I’ve seen for this style of home,” he said.“It’s absolutely beautiful.” The stunningly renovated home at 94 Gerler St, Bardon. Picture: realestate.com.au. The ‘hers’ dressing room at 94 Gerler St, Bardon. Picture: realestate.com.au.There are even ‘his’ and ‘hers’ dressing rooms with bespoke boutique-style cabinetry and lighting, which would make Carrie Bradshaw of Sex and the City fame jealous. The kitchen at 94 Gerler St, Bardon. Picture: realestate.com.au.Think understated elegance combined with sophisticated chic — Belgian linens, Ralph Lauren wallpaper, Italian wall sconces and imported American light fittings.Ms Bain said no expense had been spared during the two-year renovation. The formal dining room featuring an antique chandelier at 94 Gerler St, Bardon.The house sits on an elevated 1012 sqm block and boasts formal sitting and dining rooms, a private outdoor room with a built-in barbecue, wet bar and commercial fridge, a 13m saltwater pool, an infra-red sauna and a concrete room that would make an ideal wine cellar.center_img The hand-carved French antique fireplace at 94 Gerler St, Bardon. Picture: realestate.com.au.Other features of the home include Carrara mosaic tiles in all the bathrooms, classic French doors, an antique fireplace and Bianco Romano granite benchtops in the kitchen. Even the roof matches the home’s soft grey and white colour palette. The back of 94 Gerler St, Bardon. Picture: realestate.com.au. Inside the home at 94 Gerler St, Bardon. Picture: realestate.com.au. The formal sitting room at 94 Gerler St, Bardon. Picture: realestate.com.au.“Every single detail in that home has been thought through so that it is harmonious and the best — I didn’t scrimp on a thing,” she said.“I also tried to make it as practical as possible for a family.”More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home1 hour agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor1 hour agoMs Bain said her “labour of love” was inspired by a French townhouse and an old Zimmermann fashion advertisement.last_img

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