There aren’t many riverside properties in inner-city Melbourne, not to mention ones which are additionally shrouded in bushland. This home in Kew is each: nestled on the banks of Yarra, and surrounded by towering, stately blue gums.
Designed by architect Harry J Little in 1962 and remaining in the identical possession from 1968, the home is an instance of quintessential Australian structure from the mid twentieth century. And it’s been completely preserved!
The home includes two wings related by an entry lobby. The southern wing comprises the non-public sleeping quarters, holding 4 bedrooms and a research. The northern wing comprises the communal residing areas: household, residing and eating rooms all separated by operable doorways.
The kitchen is about again into the property dealing with the rear of the property fairly than the river. It makes up for the shortage of water views with its wonderful retro detailing, together with wooden panelled partitions!
Timber, pink brick and glass comprise the basic lean palette typical of the period. This muted, understated materials expression permits the breathtaking pure outlook to take centre stage. Greenery is embraced at each alternative, with floor-to-ceiling glazing wrapping the river-facing zones.
Beneath the primary physique of the home is a floor degree patio, full with wall-to-wall loopy paving and pond!
This really marvellous piece of structure implies that the home feels completely secluded whichever room you’re in. We are saying this rather a lot, however we’re critically jealous of whoever snaps this up!
2 Scotsburn Avenue, Hawthorn can be bought by way of non-public public sale on Tuesday nineteenth October by Sam Goddard at Abercromby’s. Organise an inspection or register for public sale by emailing Sam right here, or calling 0448 870 454.
As a consequence of ongoing restrictions the format of the public sale is topic to alter and might be held on-line or in-person.