Brisbane River features in Palm Springs-inspired Aspley home

first_img <<>> Now it is time to sell, he is feeling more than a little emotional about the move.“It’s probably because I’ve had a different time here with entertaining, having my godkids over, and it has been a huge change from what it was to what it is now.”The renovation involved replacing the bathroom, kitchen, changing flooring and lighting. On a 1744sq m block, this could be your piece of Palm Springs.The inspiration for the rebuild has been an internal wall in the main living area made from Brisbane River stones.It was designed by the original Canadian architect in the mid-century modern style and the renovation has taken shape around it. There’s that cabinetry again, this time in the kitchen.Rooms were flipped, doors and windows replaced and the entire 1744sq m block was landscaped with a pool added. Check out the ceiling, that’s original compressed straw.The property is a battle-axe block, which Mr Muir prefers because of its privacy from the road and security features. A flat, usable block and 12m swimming pool with room for four cars. More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus16 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market16 hours agoAnd where would mid-century modern be without a bit of Aussie expressionism?For the next four years he lived and worked on 153 Kirby Rd at Aspley, integrating that mid-century modern design into every room. Custom cabinetry is a feature throughout the house. This is one of the four bedrooms.“When I buy a house, it’s not an emotional purchase, I look at the location, schools, hospitals, main roads. I have a checklist,’’ he said.“I try to enjoy turning something average in to something pretty amazing.” “For the calm this is my favourite room,’’ he said.“The Brisbane River stones are tranquil and there’s a beautiful filtered light that comes through. It’s a calm and peaceful space.”Mr Muir travelled to Palm Beach in California for the annual Modernism Week celebration where he brushed up on mid-century modern architecture before beginning the renovation. Rock walls are a feature of mid-century modern architecture, and an antler chandelier doesn’t go astray either.KEVIN Muir is a flight attendant by night and a career renovator by day.His latest transformation is a little piece of Palm Beach in Aspley. HERE’S SOME MORE PALM SPRINGS-STYLED HOMES FOR SALElast_img

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