Renovation

26 Gibdon St, Richmond

by Dean Berman

Sometimes art and property are one. Besides looking good they both can appreciate in value.

This property in Victoria sold for $1,305,000 by Edward Hobbs and James Richer of Biggin & Scott.

Original purchased in July 2012 for $725,000.

Represents an impressive gain of $580,000.

Original floorplan – 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and single level
New Floorplan – 3 bedrooms, 2 bathroom, look at that 3rd bedroom and attic extension, creating a second storey and that funky staircase
Original Kitchen
New Kitchen – it’s so streamline and slick
Original Living Area – furniture was a little heavy for the space
New Living Area – such cool material usage in the exposed brick wall, wooden ceiling beams, polished wood floor and stair railing
Original Bedroom
New Bedroom – this will be a cosy bedroom in winter with it’s awesome fireplace
New Bedroom – nicely styled with neutral colours
Original Bathroom – massive differences in the bathroom
New Bathroom – so clean and precise
New Bathroom – isn’t that vanity similar to the one Bianca and Carla used on the block?
Original Outdoor Area – paving instead of the wooden decking
New Outdoor Area – decking made a massive difference