215 Park Road, YeerongpillyBUYING this classic Queenslander in Yeerongpilly fulfilled a lifelong dream for Mark Mellick.He and his wife, Josephine, were looking for the perfect home to bring up their two daughters when they came across 215 Park Rd. 215 Park Road, Yeerongpilly“We spend most of our time – 11 months of the year – on the deck.”There is also a swimming pool and another covered outdoor entertainment area downstairs as well as a triple garage, which could be converted into an extra living space.The couple renovated the home about six years ago to bring it up to a more modern standard. 215 Park Road, Yeerongpilly“When I originally saw it, I could see the potential,” Mr Mellick said.“I was brought up in Yeerongpilly so it was nice to be able to move back.“The other thing was, I always wanted to live in a classic Queenslander.” 215 Park Road, YeerongpillyMore from newsCrowd expected as mega estate goes under the hammer7 Aug 2020Hard work, resourcefulness and $17k bring old Ipswich home back to life20 Apr 2020More than 15 years later, the family have reluctantly decided to sell the home to downsize.“We’re really sad to leave,” Mr Mellick said.“It was a difficult decision to put it on the market as we just love the place.”The three-bedroom home sits on an 810sq m block. 215 Park Road, Yeerongpilly“Upstairs was pretty much gutted so (we put in) new floorboards, an ensuite and new kitchen,” Mr Mellick said.They maintained classic features, including stained glass windows, to ensure it didn’t stray too far from its traditional form.“That was really important to us,” Mr Mellick said. 215 Park Road, YeerongpillyIt has an open kitchen, dining and living room, which opens on to a covered deck. This was Mr Mellick’s favourite part of the home.“I love the way the bi-fold doors open up so the whole living area of the house goes from inside to outside,” he said.