This Cornubia home is a spacious family retreat

first_img68 Green Trees Drive, Cornubia.This near-new home in Cornubia was built with family in mind.Owners Courtney and John Thornton had their hearts set on the spacious and versatile design for years before they transformed it into their four-bedroom home at 68 Green Trees Drive.Mrs Thornton said it was almost split in two, with space for the children to play at one end of the house, while the other was for parents.“It’s a design that we’ve loved for years,” Mrs Thornton said.“It’s just a really practical layout for a family.“We made a few modifications, like the ensuite.”She said they added a 3m shower with two shower heads.An open kitchen, family and dining area is at the heart of the modern home.Three bedrooms, each with built-in wardrobes, a bathroom, laundry and media room are located at the back half of the house.More from newsCrowd expected as mega estate goes under the hammer7 Aug 2020Hard work, resourcefulness and $17k bring old Ipswich home back to life20 Apr 2020The master bedroom, a closed-off loungeroom and study are in the front half.There is a large outdoor entertaining deck in the backyard.The home also has a double remote lockup garage, garden shed and gate access to Kilkenny Park.Mrs Thornton said they chose to live in the suburb because it was considered safe – the ideal place to bring up their two daughters.“We loved the area and we’ve got young kids so it just seemed like a nice area for families,” she said.“I couldn’t think of a better neighbourhood to bring kids up in.“We’ll be sad to leave the street, that’s for sure.”The property is close to schools, shops, bike and walking trails, and Riverlakes Golf Course.The airport, Brisbane city, the Gold Coast and Ipswich are all within a 30-minute drive.last_img read more