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Jun082010

Stalking two for one

Behind this beautifully restored Edwardian facade is a house with two personalities. There is little to forewarn you as you stalk on by this Hawthorn, Melbourne home. Through a purple door the original rooms of the house give a hint at an owner who, while respecting the past, embraces modern design ... the chairs, a light here and there, the colours. But then as you break through to the rear of the house a second home awaits you. Clever and contemporary, sleekly modern and  definitely 21st century. But wait there's more! The garden. OMG the garden! Did I say two for one? Make that three! If you need to ask the price you cannot of course afford it. It even has it's own website for the sale and definitely more after the jump.

Reader Comments (17)

Amazing! Oh, how I would love to live here... the purple door, the stained glass, the bay windows (and that kitchen!).

8 Jun 2010 | Unregistered CommenterBlue Penguin

Wow! Totally awesome!

Love the dining room chairs and stools in the kitchen.

8 Jun 2010 | Unregistered CommenterPaddy

That looks absolutely stunning and amazing!!Wonder I had one.

8 Jun 2010 | Unregistered Commenterjoydeep

Hawthorn (no e) is such a lovely suburb too but this house is just amazing!

8 Jun 2010 | Unregistered CommenterKristy

All fixed Kristy :) Force of habit because it's Hawthorne, Brisbane and I guess I've been entering it too many times in realestate.com.au in my never ending search for a house to buy here!

8 Jun 2010 | Registered Commentermidcenturyjo

Wow. I think every room has a serious WOW effect.

8 Jun 2010 | Unregistered CommenterTanya

Wow! What a contrast of traditional and modern, and so lovely. It is like a fairytale.

8 Jun 2010 | Unregistered CommenterSarah Winchester

It looks like a Hobbit hole from the outside. I kind of wish they would have decorated it in that fashion!

8 Jun 2010 | Unregistered CommenterSB

That is just perfection

8 Jun 2010 | Unregistered CommenterLouis Duke

Amazing!!! That house is out-of-control stunning! (sigh) I love this blog!!!

8 Jun 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMichelle

No I mean it "I REALLY want this house!!!

8 Jun 2010 | Unregistered Commenterlea

wow, what a surprise! THE GARDEN... I love the levels and those big honkin' boulders! When I saw the picture of the front I was NOT expecting anything like what this offers.

8 Jun 2010 | Unregistered Commenterjessica

The house facade is very Thomas Kincaide, painter of light. Hilarious!

9 Jun 2010 | Unregistered CommenterStephanie

<3 Painter of light! Ahahahaha!

9 Jun 2010 | Unregistered Commenterwhistlerpotpie

other then that disco ball looking light in the living room, this place is perfection!

9 Jun 2010 | Unregistered CommenterSW

A DREAM :)

21 Jan 2012 | Unregistered CommenterBernadete

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