This Holland Park house underwent a total renovation to transform it from a tired Queenslander to a large family home.

The build involved a house raise and build under, to create more space for added bedrooms and living spaces. Complete with four bedrooms, study and large open plan upstairs and spacious living areas downstairs, the home was modernised for convenient family living. Large windows let light and air into both levels of the home, and we were more than happy to work with the owners to incorporate the original Arctic Glass casement windows, in order to maintain the classic Queenslander charm of the home.

On the lower level, the kitchen features “shaker-style” cabinetry, a large Caesarstone island benchtop and farmhouse butler’s sink. Eight light bifold doors and matching floor to ceiling windows with transom light above open the kitchen and dining area seamlessly onto the rear Spotted Gum timber deck. Overlooking the pool, this area is perfect for outdoor entertaining all year round.

This nine month renovation was no small feat, but by working closely with our clients we were able to deliver to them a beautiful home that will no doubt be their pride and joy for years to come.

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I spoke to many builders before I spoke with Terry from T&J Bowden Constructions. I was grateful to Terry for spending time with me, explaining different options we could consider for our Queenslander renovation. It was invaluable to me and was something other builders did not do in any detail.

We embarked on a major renovation of our original-state Queenslander which involved a house raise and build under. Converting a 2 bedroom house into a 5 bedroom plus study home was a large job, and it took approximately nine months from start to move in date.

Having never done any house renovation prior to the project, Terry and his team were always very patient with me if I didn’t understand something. I was always offered solutions to any problems that arose as the build progressed. I was impressed when I visited the site as they also kept it clean and tidy.

We couldn’t be happier with the work that Terry and his team did for us. The feedback we received after the house was completed was amazing. It is a beautiful house and I have Terry and his team to thank for the high quality of work throughout the build. His team were a pleasure to work with and I would not hesitate in recommending T&J Bowden Constructions to anyone considering house renovations.

B and S Swindale, Holland Park