first_imgThe home at 16 Doyle St, Coorparoo, is for sale.This Coorparoo Hamptons honey was more than just a house for the Synman family.It represented hopes for the future as it was the first home the family bought after moving to Australia from South Africa. The kitchen is modern.Michael Synman, his wife Tessa and his two children, now eight and six, have loved living in the 16 Doyle St home for the past two years but are now selling the home to downsize.“Moving from South Africa to Australia, this was the first home we bought so we have some pretty great memories here,” he said. The home has a deck overlooking the pool.More from newsCrowd expected as mega estate goes under the hammer7 Aug 2020Hard work, resourcefulness and $17k bring old Ipswich home back to life20 Apr 2020The two-level home was originally an old Queenslander, which was renovated and given a beachy Hamptons vibe about four years ago. “The second story is the original house with all the original floorboards,” Mr Synman said. “They raised it and built underneath.” The master bedroom is large and has polished wooden floors.The family loved how modern the house was, and Mr Synman said he enjoyed the classic breezy Queensland flow the home had.“I love how open the entertainment area is, even in summer, it’s very cool and you get a breeze right through the house,” he said.Mr Synman said all the things he was going to miss about the home were all the things he loved about it, but there was one aspect he would miss in particular.“I’m also going to miss my wine cellar underneath the staircase.”center_img The floorplan of 16 Doyle St, Coorparoo. Bi-folds open the kitchen and living up to outdoors.On the first floor, there is a bedroom, study and an open-plan living, dining and kitchen area which spills out to the back deck and pool through bi-fold doors.There is also a double lock-up garage, large laundry and a bathroom for visitors.Upstairs are three bedrooms, the master with an ensuite and walk-in-robe, and another living space.The whole home has polished timber floors, which gives it a warm and inviting feel.last_img

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