This Wynnum home offers a little piece of history

first_img65 Kingsley Terrace, WynnumTHERE is much more history to this Queenslander than its classic design and features.The property at 65 Kingsley Terrace, Wynnum, served as part of a private hospital called St Kilda from the early 1920s to 1970s.Owner Narelle Robinson said it was joined with the property at No. 61 and was mainly a maternity hospital. 65 Kingsley Terrace, WynnumMore from newsCrowd expected as mega estate goes under the hammer7 Aug 2020Hard work, resourcefulness and $17k bring old Ipswich home back to life20 Apr 2020She said a number of people had come up to her while she has been watering the garden to say they were born at the site. “A lot of people in the Wynnum area were born here,” she said. The couple bought it simply because they liked that it was different. 65 Kingsley Terrace, Wynnum“You can see all the islands and there’s always beautiful breezes up there,” she said.The ground level with kitchenette and bathroom offers the option of dual living. Mrs Robinson said they were sad to leave but were moving overseas.“If we weren’t going thousands of kilometres away, we wouldn’t be selling it,” she said. 65 Kingsley Terrace, WynnumThree of the bedrooms are also on this level, including the master with ensuite, and all include built-in wardrobes and french doors opening to outside deck areas.Upstairs, there is a loft with french doors that open onto a deck, which overlooks the bay.Mrs Robinson said this was what she loved most about the home. 65 Kingsley Terrace, WynnumShe and her husband, Shaun, were unaware of its heritage when they bought it in 2007.“We didn’t know that it was a former hospital when we first bought it, we found out when we were talking to the people next door,” Mrs Robinson said. 65 Kingsley Terrace, Wynnum“It was charming and it was a Queensland character home,” Mrs Robinson said.The three-storey home sits on a 405sq m block.The kitchen, dining room and lounge area with high-vaulted ceiling are on the first level. 65 Kingsley Terrace, Wynnumlast_img

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