1997 Thallon Railway house relocated to Balmoral.
“When I write about it, it makes me wonder why we ever sold it!”
After an epic journey 24 hours on the truck, from Thallon Western Qld, the house docked neatly onto 710m2 site pre-piled with 5m driven timber posts, slotting into 3 car garage/ bunker with cantilever walkway. The sites 40 meters street frontage, large trees and adjacent parkland created an ambiance unique in an inner-city suburb. The eclectic hybrid style combined 100+ yr old relocated Colonial features with the timeless vernacular appeal of corrugated iron. The period charm of the original home complimented the open plan living and French doors opening to wrap around verandas, with exquisite polished floors wide red gum all so very popular today. The home featured most modern conveniences that discerning buyers would expect from a 50+ square home including, 11m lap pool deep and cool, 50m2 detached living, 5 bedrooms, 5 undercover car spaces serviced from 2 driveways, 4 bathrooms, 2 kitchens and a large office.
When I write about it, it makes me wonder why we ever sold it! That’s right, for the chance to build the multi HIA award winning BLUE house in 2001/2 at 19 Portwine st Murrarie…