Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

A Modern Family Home; TRACEY HORDERN

Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

A Modern Family Home; TRACEY HORDERN

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The Tyndall family purchased this farm house 11 years go. Shirley Tyndall has always had a love of interiors and after completing studies in interior design, she had the opportunity to completely overhaul a modest country farmhouse into the stunning, contemporary family home that it is today.

"The first thing we did was put in the pool. We put that out front to make the most of the incredible setting and view we have. The wet edge of the pool really makes the most of the setting, and gives the house its wow faxtor.

"We would have liked to have demolished and started from scratch, but that was not viable. So we added a living area, a bedroom and an ensuite and a dresssing room.

"All the furniture we already had fitted in and the rest evolved - mainly with Indonesian, Indian and Asian influences. I've always liked that look, and it works here, rather than a French provincial farmhouse look, which I think can be a bit ridiculous, given our weather and lifetsyle here. …

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