Garnet Hill in all of her glory

first_imgThe glass in these doors is to die for.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus12 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market12 hours agoThere is a sense of grandeur about the home, with detailed leadlight french doors opening to a black and white checkered floor in the entry of the home. The house at 7 Mackay St, Coorparoo, has listed on the market.This colonial Queenslander has been part of Coorparoo for almost as long as Coorparoo has been a suburb.Built in the 1880s, Garnet Hill was originally constructed for Captain Hugh William Elder Mackay, whose occupation was listed as an accountant and the street was eventually named after. Relax in the rumpus room.Most of the residence’s living is across a single level, with the exception of two bedrooms and a walk-in wardrobe in the attic.At the front of the house is a large master bedroom, which has a walk-in wardrobe and an ensuite. Warm up by the fireplace this winter.Peter and Vicki Morrison became the sixth owners of the property when they purchased 7 Mackay St, and have loved living in the character home since.Mr Morrison said they were attracted to the convenience of the location and the size of the block.“It was a large piece of land, I subdivided it in 2000 (and) it was close to public transport, all the schools and shops,” he said.“Myer was still open then.”center_img The study is executive style.Another bedroom is also found at the front.The foyer runs through the middle of the home, with the living spaces to the right of the entry.There is a formal dining and living room — which has a fireplace, as well as a more casual living area, meals space, kitchen and walk-in pantry. The bedrooms are like you have just stepped into a period drama. Gorgeous.There is also laundry, bathroom, study and home office.Off the triple car garage is a rumpus room with a bar and bathroom.“We found it very satisfying (living here), Mr Morrison said.“All our friends and family who come here love it. We have a lot of big family lunches in the dining room.”Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:51Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:51 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD576p576p432p432p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenStarting your hunt for a dream home00:51last_img

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