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Mt Macedon house makeover: Before and After

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Take a look at the transformation of this country Victorian brick home. 

About an hour northwest of Melbourne is Mt Macedon, known for the grand country estates and English-inspired cottages on picturesque acreage. Our house is also on acreage, however picturesque it is not. A small lake, fire pits and an outdoor oven are some of the more idealistic features that adorn the property.  But the house is almost hidden from view by the overgrown shrubs and unkempt lawns.

The house is a large double brick U-shaped home consisting of 5 bedrooms and multiple living areas. But the interiors are dark and cloistered, thanks to a mix of dreary carpet and curtains, dark brickwork and a lack of natural light.

It’s a solidly built house, but her true potential is hidden behind the dark and outdated décor. The opportunity to lift this house from the shadows and make it stand shoulder to shoulder with the surrounding properties is a challenge the SHA team was keen to accept.

BEFORE THE MAKOEVER

AFETR THE MAKOEVER 

 
 

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Posted by Lyn654 •18d ago • Report
If Shaun wanted $950k for his house and put in $75k he really only got $875k for his end result. And why not just sell it for 875 to start with.? Sorry, there wouldn't have been a show. Anyway I thought the kitchen was salvageable. Still rip out the bar and turn the original cupboards from there down the wall and paint them all white. Put a new big breakfast bar in and top both with the new marble. Just a big tweet would have been better spent ripping up the triple unmatched slate on the floor and putting through floating floor. I also wonder about the price of the makeovers on all the shows. I'm sure if I got that much work done it would cost more than double of wahat these shows charge. Do the sponsors e.g. Luxaflex etc donate their goods for free. If so great advertising rather than buying airtime in ads. Love to his show
Posted by Liz797 •18d ago • Report
Love the courtyard can you please advise the name and size of the tiles.