First open home in a decade for creative bayside hub

first_imgA level block allows easy access to the house. Her four-bedroom house at 32 Irene St, Wynnum has been a music hub for more than a decade, with her late husband StJohn Kettle and their two sons all playing multiple instruments.“It’s been a very musical house,” she said.“We turned the second biggest bedroom into a music room.“Both the boys played music: trumpet, piano, drums. My husband played the flute with Wynnum Brass and my other son was in the local Yellow Cabs band.More from newsCrowd expected as mega estate goes under the hammer7 Aug 2020Hard work, resourcefulness and $17k bring old Ipswich home back to life20 Apr 2020“My younger son is a music and maths teacher now.”Ms Wilson is looking forward to the next chapter of her life, and there’s a wooden sailing boat on her horizon.“I love sailing so the last few years my escape has been sailing and I’d like to make that more of a long term venture.”Her lowset home is in an elevated position to capture bayside breezes. An open plan living area helps breezes move through the house.The house is in two parts with a master bedroom, kitchen, lounge and dining room with a deck on one end, and at the other end is three bedrooms, a study and another bathroom. MORE REAL ESTATE STORIES The master bedroom with ensuite is separate from the other three bedrooms.“The boys took over that area, it’s great for teenagers,” she said. “But it would also suit an older couple with very little modification as you can come from the garage through to the back. ‘The bathrooms are accessible and flat.” SEE WHAT ELSE IS FOR SALE IN WYNNUM Place Manly is taking 32 Irene St, Wynnum to auction on April 27 at 3pm.ROBYN Wilson moves the river pebbles around her property ahead of this weekend’s first open for inspection with the same gentle persuasion the tide uses to move the sand along the nearby Esplanade.“I’m fixing the pebbles around the dry river bed but with the rain it’s not so dry at the moment,” she said.last_img

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