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Restoration breathes life into 1940s Georgetown home

Restoration breathes life into 1940s Georgetown home LABOUR OF LOVE: This three-bedroom home in Georgetown has been restored to its former glory.
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ORNATE: Kellie and Don Ivory reused as much of the original materials and features as possible to refresh this tired home.

MODERN TOUCH: They opened up the back of the residence while retaining its classic charm.

This three-bedroom home in Georgetown has been restored to its former glory.

This three-bedroom home in Georgetown has been restored to its former glory.

This three-bedroom home in Georgetown has been restored to its former glory.

TweetFacebookDomain it was “pretty much in original condition” when they found it.

“Everything was basically as it was when it was built, which was good because then you could restore what was true to the house,” she said.

“We loved all of the original features and wanted to restore those. We hadn’t done arestoration before –restoration takes a lot longer. “

Kellie Ivory

They reused as many of the original materials as they could. The windows were taken out, restored and put back in. The front door was stripped right back and the bell cleaned up.

“I feel like the house owns those things and you don’t really have the right to come in and strip it bare,” Kellie said.

Robinson Property’s Cveta Kolarovski is marketing the home, which has an open scheduled forat 12.30pm on Saturday.

A price guide has not been set but offers are expected either side of $900,000.

It still has three bedrooms but has been modernised with two bathrooms, open plan living and a kitchen that opens to a covered entertaining deck.

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