Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Final Revamp Completes Quality Picture

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Final Revamp Completes Quality Picture

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with Sue Custance

ANDREW is selling 47 Edmund St, Shelly Beach

How long have you owned this property? I bought close to five years ago and kept the property as an investment until almost 15 months ago when I moved in.

Circumstances had changed and by moving in and living here day to day I could work out what renovations would work best to benefit the house and the residents. Since then I have also met my apprentice, Susanna, and together we have made a lot of improvements.

The house has been reroofed and the front faE*ade renewed. We've also polished the timber floors, revamped the kitchen and painted, to name a few of the updates. The house and yard works really well now.

What was the attraction? Location. The block is conveniently situated between three well-known popular beaches. If the new owners decide to put a third level on the house they will have great sea views.

At one stage plans were in place and approved but not acted on.

What room or where is your favourite space? A hard choice for us as the living area and the kitchen have become favourites with everyone, for numerous reasons at different times of day and night.

The kitchen is an easy place to sit and chat while one is cooking and also the living room is such a pleasant place where we all find ourselves congregating in the evening.

What will you miss most? The front veranda. It's a wide space with many uses. It's also where we keep the full-size pool table.

If we hadn't been so busy working on the house the veranda is where we would choose to entertain as it's the perfect place for long Sunday lunches and mid-week barbecues.

The house is set to the rear of the block so we don't notice any road noise and it is also quite private. By the way, the slate pool table stays.

How long did it take you to prepare the property for sale? …

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