Federation Heritage Renovation

Internal Renovation and Rear Extension on a Heritage Federation home.

The brief was keeping and restoring the original style home in the front and creating a new area to the rear to incorporate open plan living still whilst matching the original federation features of the home.

The Details

3x bathrooms, 5x bedrooms, 3x living areas, Kitchen, Laundry, Rear alfresco, Side verandah, Courtyard. Build Timeframe: 5-6 months Cost guide: $450,000 – $540,000 Cost guide: $310,000-$370,000


  • Timber framed, Stained glass windows to match existing home
  • Brick and Stone Fireplaces
  • Brick arches over windows to match existing
  • Raw concrete floors polished and sealed
  • Timber battens to ceilings to match existing
  • Exposed rafters and lining boards to eaves and side verandah
  • Cedar shingles and decorative weatherboards to gables to match existing
  • Glass roof connecting original with new in order to preserve the existing back of the home
  • Decorative timber fretwork between rooms
  • Ornate ceilings and cornices restored in original rooms
  • Built in cupboards and robes
  • Timber kitchen with concrete benchtop, materials were recycled from demolition phase
  • 190mm skirting boards
  • Polished timber floorboards to original section of home