Newspaper article Coffs Coast Advocate (Coffs Harbour, Australia)

A Home Rich in History

Newspaper article Coffs Coast Advocate (Coffs Harbour, Australia)

A Home Rich in History

Article excerpt

THE Real Estate Property Guide team were at one of the Orara Valley's oldest homes this week.

This beautifully renovated and extended century-old four-bedroom home at 356 North Island Loop Road, Upper Orara will feature on the front page of Saturday's Real Estate Property Guide, but you can get an earlier look when the Guide goes online tomorrow.

First National selling agent David Small said the love and care put into the renovation of the home must be seen to be fully appreciated.

"The original section of the home retains the style of the early 1900s with fireplaces in the bedrooms and 12 foot ceilings. The exterior weatherboards and floorboards were milled from local hardwoods, and local timber has been used to craft the intricately moulded window and door frames and some of the fittings," David said.

"Blending the old homestead to the newer addition has been well done; the stonework adds to the home's grand old-world appearance, and the floor-plan suits our modern lifestyle. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.