The kitchen at 39 Instow St, Yeronga, is something else. Picture: realestate.com.auFIVE bedrooms, absolute river frontage, a deep water pontoon, a jet ski landing and one killer kitchen.Make that two.You’d expect nothing less from food outlet and commercial kitchen designers Spencer and Brooke Lambert, of Lamberts, which designed the funky fit-outs for Bucci and Quench in Fortitude Valley’s James Street.The Brisbane couple have just listed their amazing family home for sale at 39 Instow Street, Yeronga. The home is being offered to the market by Place director Sarah Hackett and is expected to fetch a price north of $2.5 million. The view from 39 Instow St, Yeronga. Picture: realestate.com.auMrs Lambert said she would miss the peace and quiet the most.“There’s no street noise and on this part of the river there’s not much river traffic, so it’s quiet and we’re opposite a park and Indooroopilly Gold Course,” she said. Mrs Lambert said she also loved how the house opened up and invited the outdoors in, making it the perfect entertainer in summer. This home at 39 Instow St, Yeronga, is for sale. Picture: realestate.com.auMrs Lambert said the house had been perfect for raising her three children, but it was time to downsize.The kitchen, living and dining space is the hub of the home on the second floor, featuring high ceilings with wraparound glass panelling designed to capture natural light. The kitchen opens onto the front and back of the house with glass bi-fold doors that fold back to create a breezy atrium feel, ideal for year-round entertaining. The kitchen itself is stainless-steel and commercial-style – perfectly practical for the home chef. The kitchen at 39 Instow St, Yeronga, which is for sale.Four bedrooms are also on this level, as well as separate powder room and office/library.A loft-style master bedroom is connected to the home via an internal suspended walkway and separated with an outdoor deck.Yeronga is just 5km from Brisbane’s CBD and has a median house price of $912,500. “Yeronga is such an easy suburb to live in; it’s so accessible to everything and still a bit of a hidden pocket,” Mrs Lambert said.Follow Liz Tilley on Twitter @liztilley84 Indoor/outdoor living at 39 Instow St, Yeronga. Picture: realestate.com.auThis connects to a covered, outdoor entertaining area and dining room featuring a second outdoor kitchen and barbecue, overlooking the river.It’s enough to make any passionate chef salivate. More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home3 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor3 hours ago What a $700,000 reno looks like Brisbane home price growth slows Swap city penthouse for suburbia The house occupies 690 sqm of riverfront land in a private cul-de-sac, with views of the river and Indooroopilly Golf Course from every living and dining space. The kitchen and living area at 39 Instow St, Yeronga. Picture: realestate.com.auThe mix of polished and raw timber, polished concrete, and stone throughout the house allows for durable, low maintenance living.“It’s a hardy, tough house,” Mrs Lambert said.“You can do a lot to it, it’s not precious. It’s a real kids home.”The lower level of the home features an open-plan living area with a fully equipped bar and floor to ceiling glass bi-fold doors which open out onto a large deck overlooking the saltwater swimming pool and river.
151 Sir Bruce Small Blvd, Benowa Waters.“We focused a lot on raw materials like marble and wicker and although I am a big fan of trends we wanted a family home that was modern and elegant but a place you could live in and enjoy comfortably.” African baskets, art and tropical plants fill the large spaces. 151 Sir Bruce Small Blvd, Benowa Waters.“We didn’t have Pinterest or much online inspiration at the time, it was mostly ideas we pulled from magazines and our travels to South Africa and around the world.More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North4 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day ago“My husband Johan’s family is South African and we used that as inspiration in the design.“We gave our architect photos from our travels and photos of angles on houses we liked and he was able to use that to design a house that matched our personality.” The mammoth sized front door opens to reveal an African-style and captures a striking riverfront view.“That was one of the requirements we gave the architect, that when you opened the front door you would have a long, unobstructed view down the hallway to the water,” Mrs Planting said. 151 Sir Bruce Small Blvd, Benowa Waters.ADMIRATION for breathtaking architecture led homeowners Helen and Johan Planting to build one for themselves. The six-bedroom house designed by architect Shane Denman commands the street with its sophisticated style and extensive use of raw materials including timber, marble and stone.The couple who built their stunning family home five years ago said they were inspired by a friend’s home. 151 Sir Bruce Small Blvd, Benowa Waters.Louvres and wall-to-wall bi-fold doors seamlessly connect the inside to the outside while the soaring ceilings provide light and a sense of space.“There are windows everywhere so you can catch the light from a sunrise and a sunset right through the house,” Mrs Planting said.The mother-of-two said she wanted a home that wouldn’t date. 151 Sir Bruce Small Blvd, Benowa Waters.While the house is big on space Mrs Planting said it is designed to feel like you’re living in two villas.“The water feature separates the back of the home so when you’re in the main bedroom you can look out and feel like you are completely detached from the next room,” she said. 151 Sir Bruce Small Blvd, Benowa Waters.“We asked our friend what architect he used because we loved the angles, light and especially the space in his house,” Mrs Planting said.“It was luxurious and breathable at the same time.“We really admired the architecture and wanted similliar spaces.” Mrs Planting said the couple bought the block of land and started from scratch.“The design took about six months,” she said. 151 Sir Bruce Small Blvd, Benowa Waters. 151 Sir Bruce Small Blvd, Benowa Waters.“We needed a lot of wall space because we love showcasing art,” Mrs Planting said.“My father-in-law does a lot of beautiful paintings and we wanted a place to hang them, not just a corner but walls with space.”
Iran is battling one of the worstoutbreaks outside China, with nearly 13,000 confirmed cases and more than 600fatalities. The real number of infections could be even higher, as questionshave been raised about the government’s transparency. Firefighters disinfect a street against the new coronavirus, in western Tehran, Iran, Friday, March 13, 2020. AP TEHRAN – The official leading Iran’sresponse to the worst coronavirus outbreak in the Middle East on Sundayacknowledged that the pandemic could overwhelm health facilities in thecountry, which is under severe U.S. sanctions. “If the trend continues, there will notbe enough capacity,” Ali Reza Zali, who is leading the campaign against theoutbreak, was quoted as saying by the state-run IRNA news agency. (AP)