Condell Avenue in Fitzroy is wedged between Gore Avenue and Smith, a extremely coveted pocket of the inner-city suburb. Throw in a freestanding, architect-renovated warehouse and you’ve got your self a really uncommon piece of actual property!
The open plan house retains its industrial volumes and character, softened by coats of white paint, in-built cabinetry and towering metal framed home windows that enable the north-facing mild to flood into the home.
House owners Anna McLeish and James Griffin had been eager to retain the character of the outdated constructing once they bought it in 2008, whereas concurrently making it a house.
‘We undertook a renovation with Techne Architects’ senior architect and co-founder Justin Northrop (additionally an outdated good friend of ours), to show the house into an inner-city household dwelling whereas nonetheless retaining quite a lot of what we liked about it as an industrial warehouse,’ explains Anna. ‘We intentionally left the surface lowkey and allowed the “WOW-factor” to greet folks upon coming into.’
And it labored!
The entry opens to the research nook, which is surrounded by built-in cabinetry and secreted by massive timber doorways. As soon as these are slid open, the remainder of the home reveals itself.
The primary physique of the constructing is occupied by an open-plan dwelling, eating and kitchen house, with chrome steel benches and cooktops dividing the eating and lounge rooms. A secondary TV room is sealed off and tucked to the facet.
Whereas the towering volumes of the house flood the entire constructing with mild, the bedrooms have their very own dramatic options! The primary bed room is situated subsequent to the lounge with its personal raised sunroom overlooking the backyard; one bed room upstairs is related to a personal rooftop terrace; and a separate studio on the backside of the backyard is totally discreet from the remainder of the home. This really distinctive dwelling is prepared for its new custodians!
89 Condell Avenue, Fitzroy shall be bought through digital public sale on twenty third October by agent Peter Stephens from Nelson Alexander. See the complete itemizing right here.