Dad’s inspiration lives on in daughter’s award-winning house

first_imgThe riverfront property at Sinnamon Park.VEETA Bassi moved house 35 times by the age of 40 and she’s about to do it again, leaving the Sinnamon Park home she designed seven years ago. Custom-made pivoting glass doors channel breezes into the house.A lawyer by profession, Mrs Bassi hired Neo Building Design architects to realise her vision and builder, Scott Russell.The Windermere Estate house has a media room that is custom-made with a sound barrier wall similar to those used in convention centres. A rosewood staircase tapers from double width at ground level to single width on the first floor with Mexican-inspired battens. The rosewood staircase provides internal access while an external staircase also connects the two levels.Extinct wood from 100 year old Chinese fishing boats has been turned into tiles and used as a feature wall in one of the living rooms.Despite all these incredible features, communal areas are where Mrs Bassi feels most at home.“It’s the kitchen I feel connected to, a big communal area,’’ Mrs Bassi said. Rooms are enhanced by views to the Brisbane River.“I said I’m taking the best of every house you ever made and putting it into my home.”More from newsDigital inspection tool proves a property boon for REA website3 Apr 2020The Camira homestead where kids roamed free28 May 2019The result is 32 Burdekin Drive, Sinnamon Park, with 650sq m of living space designed to enjoy Brisbane River views from every angle, with pivoting glass doors. FIND MORE HOUSES FOR SALE IN SINNAMON PARK This is where Mrs Bassi and her family love to hang out.“We have three outdoor areas that come off the kitchen, the pool area, as well as two living spaces.“The back is the Brisbane City Council Reserve and the river.”Mrs Bassi’s father passed away last year, but his knowledge will be carried forward through Veeta and Harry Bassi’s daughters.“It’s in my blood and I’m going to teach the girls,’’ Mrs Bassi said. Relax by the pool at 32 Burdekin Drive, Sinnamon Park.Her father, Sukha Sandhu, was a builder in Canada with over 400 homes to his credit, and she was his greatest apprentice. “I designed the inside layout and my Dad came over and helped me with the structural things,’’ Mrs Bassi said. <<>>last_img

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