Arncliffe
Redesigning a homes layout resulting in a better fit for the new owners
 

The new owners of this Federation cottage in Arncliffe needed to adjust the existing floor plan to better suit their relaxed lifestyle. Removing a masonry wall between the forth bedroom and the large lounge room allowed for the addition of a much needed dining room.

New bi folding doors in replacement of the single door and windows onto the newly design deck opened up the space for further indoor outdoor entertaining. The addition of an over head pergola with poly-carbonate roofing and timber batons adds yet another all weather room to this spectacular home.

Indonesian columns on sandstone plinths, timber batons and elegantly shaped bi folding doors enhance and acknowledge the houses period features.

Demolition
Demolition

Wall removed to open space up for dining area

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Plastering
Plastering

New opening being rendered and gyprocked

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Finished space
Finished space

Joinery completed with suspended shelving.

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Finished joinery
Finished joinery

Carara marble top on custom joinery unit.

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Walls Painted
Walls Painted

Custom AC unit cover to match walls

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Joinery detail
Joinery detail

Rounded reverse bevel edge on Carara marble top

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Before
Before

Original doors, deck and windows

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After
After

New bi folding doors

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After
After

new bi folding doors

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Building
Building

New foundations for the deck going in

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After
After

Exterior view of the new bi fold doors

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Building
Building

Stair treads and bench seating being built

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After
After

New decking complete with seating either side of the stairs

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After
After

New deck

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Building
Building

Batons being installed

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After
After

Batons underneath the poly-carbonate roofing

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Building
Building

Indonesian columns being set in place

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After
After

Indonesian columns supporting pergola

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