Start the day with a dip at this convent turned luxury home

first_imgOutdoor entertaining and pool at 407 Bowen Tce, New Farm.The veranda flows into an open plan lounge, dining and kitchen area through bi-fold doors.“The layout of the house allows for entertaining both indoors and outside,” Mr Adams said.“The only thing we have done to the property is heated the pool, which means we can open up the bi-folds or sit on the deck and watch Eva swim nine months of the year.”The bottom floor also has three carpeted bedrooms, one with a walk-in-wardrobe and ensuite, along with a laundry, bathroom and a butler’s pantry on the floor.Upstairs is a master suite, with a his and hers walk-in wardrobe and an ensuite. The home at 407 Bowen Tce, New Farm.You wouldn’t know this New Farm house is a former nunnery with stunning renovations giving it a new lease on lifeFormally the convent of Our Lady’s Nurses for the Poor, the 407 Bowen Tce residence has hardly a spooky detail in sight, with bright spaces and beautifully polished floors throughout the home. Open plan living at 407 Bowen Tce, New Farm.Owners Alistair and Liz Adams have lived in the home for three years and said they are only moving to get a bigger backyard for their five-year-old daughter Eva as she grows.“The layout is perfect, it’s spacious, it’s open, it’s functional and it doesn’t need anything done to it,” Mr Adams said.“It was so beautifully renovated when I bought it and I’ve joked that the only thing I’ve had to do is change two light bulbs.”More from newsFor under $10m you can buy a luxurious home with a two-lane bowling alley5 Apr 2017Military and railway history come together on bush block24 Apr 2019 The master bedroom at 407 Bowen Tce, New Farm.This property is unique as the front yard opens to the pool and a wraparound timber deck with an alfresco dining area tucked around the side. The ensuite at 407 Bowen Tce, New Farm.There is also an underground double garage with internal access.Mr Adams said although they will miss the convenience and serenity of the home, they hoped to stay in the area.last_img read more