Yes it’s a trophy house. Large by Australian stanards, luxury finishes, swimming pool and desirable address but it has one thing that is really tickling my fancy. A circlular window or should I say circular cutout in a part wall/part staircase in a wall of glass. I love the geometry, the drama. Real estate stalking in Melbourne’s Kew. Link here while it lasts.
From old wooden cottages with expansive modern additions to triangular slivers of urban cool, here are a quick six that tickled my fancy on my real estate scrolling. Want to see more? Click on the pictures to go to the listings while they last. Via realestate.com.au.
Urban luxury hidden down a gritty city lane. Venture beyond the gates and this edgy, masculine interior is all about high end spec and industrial meets art gallery meets downtown glamour riffs. Dark stone is washed by bright light flooding through walls of glass yet all is secluded and private. I’m real estate
strolling scrolling in the Melbourne suburb of Carlton. Link here while it lasts.
I love those emails that pop into your inbox bearing gifts. No not offers of sponsored posts or products to review. I love those emails that readers send of amazing homes they’ve found on their own real estate adventures, little gifts from kindred spirits. This hidden gem is a stables conversion in the Melbourne suburb of Albert Park. Metres from the sea it is the über stylish home of interior designer Jane Charlwood. Think soaring voids, rafters and exposed brick feature walls, beautiful furniture and standout art. Even better think lush gardens, inviting alfresco areas and all of it wrapped up in rambling ivy. It’s going to auction but with a price guide of over $7 million most of us will only be dreaming but oh the lovely dreams! Link here while it lasts.
I don’t know about where you come from but here is Australia these kind of apartments are common. Whether a new build or as in this case a warehouse conversion the developer maximises their profit by minimising the occupant’s square metres by building the bedroom up on a mezzanine floor. Not my favourite type of living but this little apartment in Melbourne’s Fitzroy (of course!) makes the most with what it has been given. An ivy clad courtyard provides a beautiful outlook through a double height window while the owner’s vintage vibe and love of books injects life into what could be a pokey little box. Exposed beams and judicious use of voids are little added extras. The sad thing is this inner city pad has a guide price of over $1 million when it goes to auction. Ouch. Link here while it lasts.