Hot auction prospect the perfect fit for families set to embrace the idyllic suburban lifestyle

first_imgThe finish and colour scheme will suit a broad range of buyer tastesTheir most loved addition, however, has been outdoors, Mrs McGuire said.“In the winter it’s beautiful on the deck because we get that northern sun, but in the summer we live around the pool and in the pool house. It’s shaded in the afternoons which is perfect for having a meal pool side,” she said. The setting is idyllic at 5 Dennis Street, Grange.The couple struck gold with 5 Dennis Street, Grange. “The home had a beautiful, open feel which attracted us — views of the park and suburb and it was really light and airy,” Mrs McGuire said. “We knew straight away this was the spot for us.”More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus23 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market23 hours agoThe home is light and airyThe McGuires have made their mark by building in downstairs to create additional living space.The home’s internal finish is eye catching with polished timber floors, a crisp colour scheme and a modern fitout. Simon and Sybil McGuire, with Max (12) and Poppy (9), are selling their family home which offers the quintessential Aussie suburban lifestyle. Photo: AAP/ Ric FrearsonIn 2005, Sybil and Simon McGuire were keen to live in an area full of parkland within an easy commute of the CBD.“We wanted to be close to work but we were having a family and we wanted somewhere with lots of green space and a nice community feel,” Mrs McGuire said.center_img The home main family hub wasn’t necessarily contained within it’s four walls.“The pool house carries that feel of a boathouse — we dreamt of having a boathouse and this was as close as we were going to get in Grange,” she said.“When we moved in there was no garden at all so we planted the entire garden which gives us lots of privacy and beautiful bird life — its lovely.”Mrs McGuire said there’s even more to love beyond their property boundary.“The park is the hub of our community,” she said. “You often see a dad mowing a cricket pitch into the grass so all the kids can get together. Our kids have had many a stall selling eggs and home grown lemons in the park — you can even catch guppies and see turtles in the local creek. We love the area but we’re ready for another project.”The house at 5 Dennis Street, Grange, is being auctioned by McGrath Estate Agents Wilston Saturday November 25 at at 11am.Follow Kieran Clair on Twitter at @kieranclairlast_img read more