Home with spacious chill-out zones perfect for large families

first_img9 Emma Pl, Fig Tree Pocket.Imagine finding the perfect family home in a riverside community, making it yours and then not having the opportunity to live in it.Kim Linnet and husband, Nick, purchased 9 Emma Place, Fig Tree Pocket, in March 2013, with every intention of moving in with their son, Will.“We are originally from Queensland but are currently based in Hobart,” Mrs Linnet said.“We purchased the house as our ‘dream home’. We imagined Will spending time in the pool and playing cricket in the yard with his cousins and friends while Nick and I escaped to the upstairs living area for serenity.” More from newsDigital inspection tool proves a property boon for REA website3 Apr 2020The Camira homestead where kids roamed free28 May 20199 Emma Pl Fig Tree Pocket.The house is dominated by the sort of clean lines and high-end finishes that have made contemporary living so popular — particularly when it’s set in a riverside community such as Fig Tree Pocket.“The chill-out zone is definitely the family and dining (area) which flows outdoors to the entertaining area. It is a great space for hanging out together and entertaining family and friends,” she said. 9 Emma Pl, Fig Tree Pocket. The spacious kitchen at 9 Emma Pl, Fig Tree Pocket.Mrs Linnet said the home had been finished just before they purchased, and alterations she and her husband had made since were minimal.“We made very few changes to the property after we acquired it because it was so perfect,” she said.“We added blinds — which were done by a friend who is in the business locally … (and) some security which is not visible.” 9 Emma Pl, Fig Tree Pocket.Mrs Linnet said while they were well settled in Tasmania and loving their southern island lifestyle, cutting ties with Brisbane wasn’t easy. “It was a difficult decision to sell the property because we had excited our friends and family by announcing a purchase in Brisbane again but life doesn’t always work out in a linear pattern,” she said.last_img read more