This original 1914 home has been restored to reflect its original heritage

first_img26 Mayfield St, AscotThis original 1914 home has been restored to reflect its original heritage while suiting modern family living.It has been owned by radiologist, Dr John Fenwick, and his interior designer wife, Christin Fenwick, since 2002.The couple are only the third owners of the stately home at 26 Mayfield St, Ascot.More delightful heritage renos…Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:39Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:39 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p360p360p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenClose Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Average house? Wait till you see the extension!00:39 Related videos 00:39Average house? Wait till you see the extension!00:31Converted Homes: Jails, shops & police station 00:43Best converted homes 201700:35Dreamy Victorian Terraces 01:59Dream Home: Carlton02:35The Converted: BlacksmithMs Fenwick said they had felt strongly that it should be restored and that the renovation reflect its original Queensland heritage.“Our home has been carefully designed to accommodate our five children, and the many parties, family celebrations and weddings,” she said.26 Mayfield St, AscotIt has already hosted three weddings and with only two children remaining at home, the couple have decided it is now time to downsize.“We have enjoyed living in this home so much that we will definitely look to replicate it on a smaller scale,’’ Ms Fenwick said.One of the things Ms Fenwick enjoys most about the home are the clerestory windows which give views out to the tennis court.“When our whole family is together, the kitchen is the focus, with everyone spilling into the living areas, courtyard and tennis court,’’ she said.The Ascot home sits on a very large land holding of 1856sq m.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home4 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor4 hours agoIt has spacious living and entertainment areas both indoors and outdoors.It was renovated and restored by architect Derek Trebilcock with the assistance of interior designer Mary Durack.26 Mayfield St, AscotAt the front entrance of the home is a formal garden. Once inside, there is a formal sitting room with an imported French fireplace, a formal dining room, and a music room.These rooms all have pressed metal ceilings and panelled walls.The home opens out onto a rear deck, covered courtyard and rotunda through French doors and double hung windows.26 Mayfield St, AscotThere is a full-sized tennis court with pavilion, and a swimming pool plus a bathroom outdoors.There are two studies in the home and the kitchen has a butlers pantry, Italian marble and Gaggenau appliances, including a double oven, steam oven, and two sinks and dishwashers.A family room next to the kitchen is large enough for a dining table and sitting area.26 Mayfield St, AscotThis space leads out to the multipurpose room and library which has blackbutt floating floors, timber tongue and groove wall panelling, and timber coffered ceilings.last_img

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