Selling Houses Australia

Stroud NSW House - Before + After

Take a closer look at the amazing Stroud  house makeover completed by Shaynna, Charlie and Andrew.

Ariana and Melissa purchased their Stroud property after Ariana got a job there with the NSW Ambulance Service. They thought it would be a nice place to settle. They have family in Newcastle and buying in Stroud meant they could afford a big property for the family they were planning.

The couple now have 3 boys under the age of 3. There is 3 year old Zac, 18 month old Eli, and 6 week old Tane.

All was going to plan until Arianna’s job meant they had to move to Teagardens. As a Paramedic she has to be on call, which means the family have to live in the place she works.

Ariana and Melissa are really desperate to get a sale and feel stuck with the house they own while living somewhere else in a rental.




Summary of works – Interior

Shaynna needed to make simple, but effective, changes to this house to banish the old fashioned feeling and injecting some character.

By taking out the carpet in the living/dining area and replacing it with modern laminate it instantly created flow between the kitchen, dining and lounge areas. It also created the illusion of space. Some savvy styling and colour choices really put the finishing touches to this part of the house. The Kitchen and Bathroom reaped the benefits of a re-spray and new taps.

By replacing the daggy carpet with tiles in the rumpus room and installing new lighting the dark bunker feeling was transformed – creating a fresh light area to relax and work in.

Summary of works – Exterior

Charlie has his hands full replacing the deck. This was a massive job but one worth doing as it’s huge and a great asset to a sloping garden like this. Because the deck’s so big he’s divided it into zones for dining and lounging.

Charlie’s also built a slatted screen, which not only looks great but does a superb job of hiding the shed. Painting at the front of the property matches the back and a clean and tidy up have made all the difference with planting and a new front light to finish off the job.

Check out the Suppliers list for this makeover, here!

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