The Brisbane house that even movie directors loved

first_imgMrs Jobson remembers being impressed at the time that it had plenty of modern conveniences, but it retained its original features including striking pressed metal ceilings.During their ownership the couple have also renovated, updating the kitchen and bathrooms, while still retaining the historic feel of the house. More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus11 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market11 hours ago“More recently we put in a new laundry, recarpeted, those sorts of things,” Mr Jobson said.Mrs Jobson said she loved the kitchen the most, as when the children were young should could watch them in the pool while she was cooking.The couple both love the formal dining and library which has pressed metal walls and ceilings and the upstairs bathroom with stained glass in the roof. “We can seat 16 people comfortably in the dining room, so it was the perfect place to have dinner parties, parties and Christmas Day,” Mr Jobson said. 4 car 3 bathrooms Dame Edna Everage“We bought it in 1994, so 25 years ago,” Mr Jobson said.“At the time we wanted a fairly big home, because we had three young kids. We wanted a big backyard, swimming pool and something that was central and close to the city and also fairly close to the airport because I travel for business a lot.“I think the appeal of the house was the grandeur of the house. It was built in 1883 and still had most of the original features.“It was just a beautiful old-world home which had been well restored when we bought it.’’ 30 CONSTITUTION ST WINDSOR Auction: Saturday August 31, 2pm HOW 30 CONSTITUTION ST WINDSOR THE BASICS: 30 Constitution Rd, Windsor center_img 5 bedrooms Land 1298m2 Beyond its grand entrance foyer is a ballroom and the library.The backyard has an outdoor entertainment area as well as the pool and pool house.There are landscaped tropical gardens and high-ceilinged parking for four cars.It is close to local shops, parks, cafes, schools and easy walking distance to Windsor train station.It is also nearby the Royal Brisbane Hospital. IT was the traditional Queenslander charm which first attracted Rick and Petrina Jobson to 30 Constitution Rd, Windsor.While the home came with an impressive pedigree having appeared in Australian movies through a previous owner — a courtier who made costumes for the likes of Dame Edna — the couple recognised straight away it was something special. Open Saturday August 10, 10am-11am and 1pm-1.30pm Agent: Peter Connor, Place Estate Agents. 0403 740 251 Named Fairleigh the house is not heritage listed but is a point of interest on the heritage trail.While in suburban Brisbane the backyard and swimming pool area are private and not overlooked by neighbours and the house has city views. 1 poollast_img


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