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The sitting area on the second story with vintage furniture and exposed brick walls.

The facade of the shophouse was retained and the wooden doors reinstated.

Left: View of the courtyard from the kitchen. Centre: The double volume dining room. Right: Louvre windows and a wooden sink give this bathroom an old school feel.

Left: The staircase comes without handrails for a clean look. Right: On the second floor, looking into the master bedroom and the study in the mezzanine

Old Is Gold

This carefully restored shophouse is also hailed for its heritage contribution.
Nov 1, 2019 5:50 AM

DARK, DINGY AND grim aren’t usually the criteria a househunter puts on his wish list, but for married couple Chin Sing Ping and Sharon Tay, looks didn’t matter in their quest to buy a shophouse.

“We love shophouses and didn’t want to move into one that was already restored and renovated

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