A Santorini-Type Oasis (And One Of Our Fave Ever Houses) Is On The Market!
On The Market
Earlier than Phoebe Rolleston and her household purchased this Glen Iris house in 2014, it had already undergone two renovations within the 80s and 90s. Throughout its newest renovation in 2019, architect Lucy Bowen (who was engaged by the Rollestons) united the beforehand disparate design influences into one cohesive theme.
Stripping again the architectural references to Scandinavian lodges and Japanese design, the newly renovated home now exudes a relaxed and breezy coastal really feel. ‘The present residing and kitchen had been redesigned to present a softer, lighter really feel and extra of a European type’ explains Phoebe. ‘New supplies and textures had been launched to create a relaxed and relaxed really feel for our younger household.’
The 4 bedrooms stay of their unique positions on the entrance of the home (on each the bottom and higher flooring) with the communal areas unfolding as you progress by way of the physique of the home. Sweeping curved motifs within the kitchen wall and staircase convey a way of architectural magnificence to the modern design.
A set of arched glass doorways are a key focus behind the home, stretching to the tall ceiling, they open up the eating and residing rooms to the rear courtyard. Up a set of stone steps lies the raised backyard and pool (landscaped by Andrew Panton Design), which is related to the again studio through a set of retractable glass doorways.
Each component of this home has a private contact and exacting eye for element – all the way down to the precise shade of eucalyptus inexperienced coating the outside, which Phoebe combined herself. And although the faultless artwork and furnishings choice don’t include the home, in-built options comparable to sisal carpeting, textured partitions and rattan cabinetry particulars make sure the bones of the home retain its distinctive character.
‘We love the element in Lucy’s design, just like the raised skirting and indented shelving, all of the small issues add heaps of character,’ says Phoebe. ‘We love the sunshine, ethereal really feel of the lounge and out of doors space, the comfortable edges of the render and the window seats give all of it a relaxed really feel.’
The right transfer for a household on the lookout for a house that takes you on vacation!
40 Aintree Highway, Glen Iris will probably be offered on Friday, fifth November at 12:00pm by Michael Armstrong and Edward Fanning at Kay & Burton. See the complete itemizing or e book an inspection right here.