the Brief

Our client subdivided a large block that had an existing property on it. This property is heritage listed and was in dire need of a carefully designed renovation, keepin with tradition. They also wanted a granny flat out the back AND had plans to build two brand new, modern homes as part of the subdivision.

Thirlmere Muse Facade Before Thirlmere Muse Facade After

Project Description

We started with the heritage-listed house. Originally built around the turn of the century, this home is full of character and required an eye for detail. Keeping with tradition and ensuring we built it according to the specifications of the heritage consultant, we set about renovating this classic Australian home.
We followed this with the addition of the granny flat out the back. This was built in keeping with the heritage ethos, providing a uniform look and feel across both buildings.
Phase 3 saw us clear the newly subdivided sections and build 2 dwellings side-by-side using the same specifications for each. This allowed us to reduce some of the material costs by being able to leverage pricing usually reserved for larger quantities. The result is two simple yet modern homes, each with 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a 2-car garage.

project gallery

Adesso Building Renovations Thirlmere Muse Dual Occupancy Facade

Dual Occupancy Property

Thirlmere Muse Kitchen In New Dual Occupancy House Built By Adesso Building Renovations (1200x800)

Dual Occupancy Interior: Kitchen

Thirlmere Muse Heritage House Built By Adesso Building Renovations (1200x800)

Renovated Heritage Listed Dwelling

Thirlmere Muse Granny Flat Built By Adesso Building Renovations (1200x800)

Granny Flat

client testimonial

We were recommended Adesso by family. We came to them with an idea and they were really easy to deal with. They made us feel like they could achieve exactly what we wanted and we weren't wrong!

They did such a great job renovating our heritage property, and creating a granny flat inline with the heritage design, and lastly, effortlessly moving on to creating two great homes, perfect for two families to move straight into.
N. Langley
Thirlmere, NSW

HIGHly recommended

Adesso were recommended to us by a family member who had used them before.


The heritage home was beautifully reonvated in keeping with the guidelines given to us by the heritage consultant.


The Adesso team were on budget and delivered all 3 projects within the time frame we were expecting.

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