Period Extension – Ripponlea


1920’s Arts & Crafts Renovation & Extension:

Double-storey rear extension and complete renovation of a period home in Ripponlea

  • Rear extension seamlessly tied into original period home – extending original footprint to add additional space giving a family friendly floor plan that maximizes the North facing aspect of the block
  • Project expanded the home from 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom to a spacious 5 bedroom, 2 bathrooms light filled home with 3 living areas.
  • Clever use of materials to assist in the transition from old to new
  • Rear extension floorboards (recycled) sourced to match original section of house
  • Rear extension bricks sourced to match original
  • Re-plumbed, re-wired and re-stumped
  • Renewed damp course and new wall and ceiling insulation
  • Landscaped / decked rear garden and out door entertaining zone
  • Landscaped front yard – new drive way
  • Completely re-built from the ground up to last another 100 years!



Project details
  • Date: 2006