An up to date basic at 2 St Bernards Drive, Keilor East.


Two tradie brothers have utterly remodeled a retro brick house from the Nineteen Seventies into an ultra-modern household pad, doubling the property’s worth within the course of.

Doni, 36, and Oni Barolli, 38 bought the Keilor East home in 2019 with plans to flip it after being drawn to its “rock strong” foundations.

The absolutely renovated five-bedroom residence at 2 St Bernards Drive has hit the market with $1.68-$1.78m value hopes.

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The property’s facade received a complete facelift.


Luxurious household eating changed an authentic residing house.


Marble and monochrome finishes elevate the kitchen.


This spacious bed room may very well be proper out of The Block.


CoreLogic information present the siblings initially paid $840,000 for the once-dated pad.

However after lower than a yr of renovations, “blood, sweat and tears”, the renewed luxurious house is again in the marketplace.

Mr Barolli – who has his personal building firm, Lion Property Options – stated the siblings designed and labored on the property themselves all through lockdown.

“I’m a little bit of a jack of all trades and my brother is a carpenter, so as soon as restrictions kicked in it was a great likelihood for us to concentrate on the venture,” he stated.

“My brother and I’ve at all times finished issues collectively in enterprise and we’ve finished some smaller renovations earlier than, however we simply had a imaginative and prescient for this one and went for it.”

The house’s facade earlier than the renovation.


The pair initially paid $840,000 for the property.


Retro flooring and cabinetry dominated the kitchen.


This unimaginable outdated residing house is now unrecognisable.


He stated the house’s free-flowing residing areas and out of doors eating space with a barbecue kitchen have been simply among the property’s highlights.

“We’ve put plenty of thought and energy into it and I want I may dwell in it, however now it’s on to the following,” Mr Barolli stated.

He stated the property was unrecognisable after the in depth makeover, having redone the house’s facade and changed the inside’s authentic classic wallpaper and printed carpets with timber flooring, crisp white partitions and monochrome finishes.

Nothing outdated about this luxe lounge.


Loads of house for the household.



Barry Plant Moonee Valley’s Natalie Drazic stated the brand new additions to the property have been “second to none”.

“The kitchen now has all marble finishes and Bosch home equipment,” Ms Drazic stated.

An electrical hearth, brick function partitions, dimmable downlights and an outside water function have been different design drawcards.

Ms Drazic stated the home was additionally inside among the space’s finest parklands, outlets and premium education.

“It’s essentially the most prestigious pocket in Keilor East,” she stated.

The property is about for public sale February 13.


The out of doors water function.


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