Southport renovation mixes old with new to produce contemporary masterpiece

first_img66 Melinda St, Southport.Mr Scott has added pops of colours with interiors to bring the space to life.“The colour palettes allows for bold colours which is really what I envisioned.Even the bathroom is a stylish space with its classic white subway tiles and timber finishes. Timber bi-fold doors open up the kitchen space and create a seamless flow out to the entertainment deck. 66 Melinda St, Southport. STYLISH would be an understatement for this Southport home.A contemporary renovation with an industrial flair was responsible for the striking looks in this four-bedroom home at 66 Melinda St. Homeowner and carpenter Shane Scott bought the house in 2015 and said he doubled the size. As his fourth renovation in Southport the home was redesigned with the living room downstairs and the main bedroom upstairs. “The house was 40 years old when I bought it and I had this idea that I wanted to mix the old with the new,” he said. More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North9 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day ago66 Melinda St, Southport.Mr Scott said the home was designed to fit his modern taste but described the finishes as slightly industrial. “I wanted to create a lot of big spaces and incorporate the indoor and outdoor feel as well,” he said.Polished concrete floors, high ceilings, stylish lighting and black finishes in the kitchen create a bold look. 66 Melinda St, Southport.Mr Scott said the original home only had one level of living and the downstairs floor had yellow-painted concrete floors.“I basically rebuilt it by adding another living space under the house which is now the living and dining area and I added a large deck with a barbecue,” he said. “The home has now almost doubled and it has taken advantage of the space it had.“I kept the concrete floor style but made them look a bit more modern.”last_img read more