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Probably The Coolest Victorian House Makeover You’ve Seen!

Renovating an old building or house to suit the aesthetic and functional demands of the modern lifestyle is no easy task. This job becomes an even more sensitive balancing act when you are trying to revamp a classic Victorian home into a lovely modern residence. Located in a quiet neighborhood of Prahran, Victoria, Australia, the Alfred Street Residence was rejuvenated and given a brand new lease on life by Studiofour. The exterior façade of the residence was largely left untouched even as the interior acquired a breezy radiant contemporary appeal. An upper floor with bedrooms and bath was added to complete the smart renovation.

Gorgeous use of books to decorate the living space Probably The Coolest Victorian House Makeover Youve Seen!

The newly added upper level was carefully set back so as not to disturb the existing Victorian-style street façade and the chimney. This beautifully hidden extension is the ideal way in which any existing home can acquire a new level without actually taking away from its heritage and historic past. On the lower level, the interior was completely revamped to usher in a posh, urban vibe. Decor in pale timber ensures that the backdrop is as neutral as possible. Books, curated displays and wall art additions bring in pops of color and excitement.

Classic Victorian features of the Alfred Street Residence kept intact Probably The Coolest Victorian House Makeover Youve Seen!

Reading spot next to the fireplace with pale timber chair

Unique decor in wood shapes the stylish Aussie home

All white kitchen with wooden island at its heart

Floating shelves in the kitchen allow you to create an attractive display

Beautiful modern kitchen with sleek floating shelves

Interior and exterior courtyards ensure that there is a constant connection between the living spaces and the green outdoors. A smart dining room, playroom, laundry and pantry complete this level that also houses the master bedroom and en suite. We love the simple, unassuming yet refined color palette of the home, which offers a perfect basic template for anyone trying to give their existing home a bright and beautiful facelift!

Pale wood plays a major role in shaping the ambiance of the house

Contemporary kitchen with smart wooden kitchen island at its heart

Innovative bedside lighting idea for the small modern bedroom

Courtyard outside becomes a part of the interior

Floor plan of the beautiful Victorian House in Prahran

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