Grim hoarder house is transformed into a multi-million dollar mansion after $1.3million makeover
- A crumbling Brisbane shack has been transformed into multi-million dollar home
- The home was ‘barely standing’ when builder Julian Zullo decided to buy it
- Mr Zullo spent countless man hours shovelling garbage out out the property
A crumbling shack that was ‘barely standing’ has been transformed into a multi-million dollar home after undergoing a $1.3million makeover.
The dilapidated property, in one of the most exclusive streets in Brisbane, was once an eyesore, with rubbish filling each room and paint peeling from the walls.
But builder Julian Zullo saw potential in the ‘hoarder house’ in Coorparoo.
And after countless man hours shovelling garbage out of the home it has now become a family’s dream.
A crumbling shack that was ‘barely standing’ has been transformed into a multi-million dollar home (pictured) after undergoing a $1.3million makeover
The dilapidated property in one of the best streets in Brisbane was once an eyesore (pictured), with rubbish filling each room and paint peeling from the walls
‘It really was the worst house in the best street,’ owner Julian Zullo told Domain.
‘A lot of people knew this place as the crazy hoarder house that a little old lady lived in for 60 years.
‘And, everyone knew about her because of all the weeds and how dilapidated the home was and that deterred the rest from buying it.
‘But I could see the potential. There was just so much character.’
He said it was ‘so rewarding’ to drive down the street and remember it for what it was and see it for what it is now.
It took a year of planning and another 12 months of building to transform the property.
Builder Julian Zullo saw potential in the ‘hoarder house’, which was covered in overgrown weeds (pictured, before the transformation)
It took a year of planning and another 12 months of building to transform the property, which now boasts a swimming pool and al-fresco dining
The old late-1800s cottage in Coorparoo was falling apart before the redesign.
But the five-bedroom family home now boasts a combination of heritage elegance and modern design.
The stylish two-storey home also feature an al-fresco living area and a swimming pool.
With open-plan living and dining area and a kitchen complete with a butlers pantry, it is now on the market and attracting eager buyers, who can bid for the home from July 10.
The five-bedroom family home now boasts a combination of heritage elegance and modern design