Kenmore home designed for family life

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first_imgThe home at 28a Gleneagle St, Kenmore.IT has been not quite two years since Jo Braithwaite’s home at Gleneagle St, Kenmore, was completed.The home at 28a Gleneagle St has two outdoor entertainment areas and inside, a well thought out layout.“I had it built February last year,’’ Ms Braithwaite said.“I have lived in the suburb for many years now and the opportunity came up for a block of land in this street, which is a lovely pocket of Kenmore and it has some city views, which is lovely.’’ The home at 28a Gleneagle St, Kenmore.“And I know a lot of people around here take in university students, the whole Airbnb sort of thing, so you could easily have downstairs as a bit of an income earner.’’The home is only a few hundred metres from Kenmore South State School and is in the catchment for Kenmore High School.“It is a lovely area, very family oriented,’’ she said.The kitchen has a butler’s pantry and a lot of storage space, there is also a breakfast bench.The front balcony, where Ms Braithwaite said she liked to spend time, has glimpses of the city. There are high ceilings throughout, and ducted airconditioning and ceiling fans. The home at 28a Gleneagle St, Kenmore.Ms Braithwaite said the layout was probably “not the norm’’ but she thought it would suit many different family configurations.More from newsDigital inspection tool proves a property boon for REA website3 Apr 2020The Camira homestead where kids roamed free28 May 2019“The living is upstairs to take advantage of the views and the great breeze,’’ she said.“I have sort of done a separation of living so there is master and another bedroom upstairs and three other bedrooms and rumpus downstairs.’’“I purposely put another bedroom (upstairs) so if it was somebody starting out (with a family).She said the home would also be good for a family with teenagers as there would be some separation with them downstairs.last_img

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