The home at 312 Bielby Rd, Kenmore HillsThe house has a two-bedroom granny flat, which they rent out through Airbnb.“Because it is a really nice spot, it is in the middle of the trees, the middle of the bush and people love staying in it,” Ms Kroes said.The home has an office and multiple living areas including an open-plan lounge/dining room. The home at 312 Bielby Rd, Kenmore Hills“We made a new laundry space — we put on solar panels on the roof,” Ms Kroes said.They are downsizing, with one of their three daughters studying overseas and the other likely to do the same next year.“We are not happy to leave it. It is with pain in our heart, but it is just so big — it is a big house,” Ms Kroes said. The home at 312 Bielby Road, Kenmore HillsRose Kroes feels like she is sitting high in the tree canopy when she sits on the deck of the home she owns with her husband, Maarten Van Der Giessen, at Kenmore Hills.They bought the house at 312 Bielby Rd in 2011.Ms Kroes described it as a sort of “paradise”.“The house is very modern and contemporary. It has been built by the previous owners, who were both architects, and it is totally in a bush setting — it is just at the foot of Mt Coot-tha,” Ms Kroes said. The home at 312 Bielby Rd, Kenmore HillsWhile it may sound like the home is in the middle of the bush, it is actually very close to the Brisbane CBD.“My husband rides to the city in half an hour on the bike,’’ Ms Kroes said.“With the car, it is about 15 minutes’ drive, if the traffic is in favour of you.’’During their ownership, the couple has renovated all the bathrooms and added a guest room in the basement with a bathroom.More from newsDigital inspection tool proves a property boon for REA website3 Apr 2020The Camira homestead where kids roamed free28 May 2019 The 312 Bielby Rd, Kenmore HillsThere is a series of decks with treetop and garden views. There is also a heated pool, pond, tennis court and pizza oven. The kitchen has granite finishes and gas cooking.