>>>FOLLOW THE COURIER-MAIL REAL ESTATE TEAM ON FACEBOOK<<< SEE WHAT ELSE IS FOR SALE IN NEWMARKET This renovated farmhouse in Newmarket is going to auction on June 8 at 11am.IT WAS the character of this original Federation-era farmhouse in Newmarket that caught the attention of Amanda and David Newman 10 years ago.“We fell in love with the house straight away,” Mrs Newman said. The back end of the house was reworked to integrate with the garden and a new pool. The main upstairs bedroom with walk-in wardrobe and ensuite.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus12 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market12 hours agoThe couple moved into 8 Kooemba Street to get a feel for the house before engaging an architect and builder four years ago. The new lounge area and back deck.“It’s elevated from the front so you get amazing views over the suburbs and in the back there’s a flat backyard and pool area which is quite unusual. We had a new living room built on the back with a cantilevered area with dual bi-fold doors that open up.” Worst suburban credit scores revealed MORE REAL ESTATE STORIES The new pool and rear entertainment area.“I love waking up and seeing the sun creep through the orange leadlight windows.” Last year they built a completely self-contained area downstairs with a lounge, kitchenette, bathroom, laundry and wine cellar. Motorsport legend lists luxury pad The downstairs self-contained living area.“It’s been a privilege to live in this house and we’ve had positive feedback from those who venture into our cul-de-sac,” she said.“We built it with generations in mind, so there are advantages for young kids and teenagers.”The house has 12 foot ceilings, VJ walls, an inground saltwater pool with Travertine pavers, and a wraparound deck with views to Mt Coot-tha and the city.