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Virginia trioli \ It’s time to embrace the Eeyore in the room

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grew up with a copy of the Desiderata stuck to the back of the toilet door. That hokey guide to a life lived well was all the go in the 1970s, and the observation that we are all “a child of the universe, no less than the trees and the stars” was a permanent comfort. As a result, I’m always open to a little homespun wisdom in the form of a catchy aphorism. Yes, life really can be reduced to a greeting card – that’s why clichés become hard currency: they ring true. So when I was sent this little item on Twitter the other day, the sender could have had no idea how deeply it would affect me. Have a look: “One awesome thing about Eeyore is that even though he is basically clinically depressed, he still gets invited to participate in adventures and shenanigans with all of his friends. And they never expect him to pretend to feel happy, they just love him anyway, and they never leave him behind or ask him to change.” Eeyore, the gloomy donkey from A.A. Milne’s classic series of Winnie-the-Pooh books, is the character that completes the magic circle of personality archetypes

of friends one can expect to meet and make through a I want to rejig our approach to the national epidemic long, full life. The sweet, thoughtful one everyone loves of depression using the Pooh Principle, which is to stop (Pooh), the brains of the operation (Piglet), the one who pathologising this condition, to stop angsting about thinks they’re the brains (Owl), the party boy (Tigger), “what” to do for and with our friends and family with the mother figure (Kanga) and Christopher Robin – the depression and simply include them, and their issues, in person we all want to grow up to be. our life, work and play. To invite them and be with them Eeyore represents the dark side, but in the House at and not expect anything more than they can give on Pooh Corner books this side of our personality is that day. To, of course, join them in their efforts to never shoved to one side but, as this observation battle the more damaging aspects of depression, from an online Eeyore fan blog demonstrates, but to also accept that this could be part of they don’t is represented and included as a normal part modern life for a long time to come. see the of life. Forget beyondblue, let’s start talking I hope this does not sound defeatist, as about beyond Pooh. if I am condemning people to debilitating flowers I know many people like Eeyore. Some think depression and anxiety. Instead, I’d like to their problem is just a matter of perspective, of start a conversation about letting our friends looking on the bright side a bit more often – cheer and family off the hook. I know how many of up! I don’t know if they are all “clinically depressed” those dealing with depression feel as if by their mere or not, but they don’t see flowers, they see weeds, and presence in that state they are ruining the day, spoiling if they don’t receive the kind of fond and interested the vibe: we need to let those we love know that we attention that others do, that comes as no surprise: do just that – we love them. No matter what frame of they expect little else. They are all invariably intelligent, mind they are in. Maybe a simple acceptance of the thoughtful, interesting people who just find the rocks in dark always existing with the light can help them find a the road of life a little more often than we do. sure-footed path through. \

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My view \ Katrina Hall loses patience with life’s bits and pieces

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so go about your day with a peg on the back of your head. Hysterical, yes, except that all those pegs have to fall somewhere. Then there’s the weird weight-loss posts with pictures of Fifi Box and eggs inside avocados littering my newsfeed. What are those? I never asked for them. Nor did I invite the spare buttons, those that come in individual plastic packets with new cardigans and slacks, into my house. They are currently residing in the bathroom cabinet alongside numerous nit-removing combs that accompany every bottle but pull at their hair just a bit so are never used, but kept, of course, because you just never know. Who makes these things? Who puts them in “stop it, the boxes and sticks the stickers on top? The stop the absorbent paper that lines the meat trays, now menus and red with blood. Strange little packets of beads that come with wraps and two-minute noodles. bread ties” All this to contend with and still, every day, new fast-food menus arrive in the letterbox. All for pizza, too, which I don’t eat, never for Thai or Vietnamese or Indian, which I’d much prefer. Now our fast-food menu collection is epic. It is spilling out of our kitchen drawer. It needs to be curated, itemised, alphabetised, because we may well have every current fast-food menu in circulation, but none for any food I would like to eat. Stop it, stop the menus and the bread ties, the nit combs and all the small, sticky stuff. I don’t want to not sweat it, I want to kiss it all goodbye. \ khall@theweeklyreview.com.au (iStockphoto \ THINKSTOCK)

ou know the saying “don’t sweat the small stuff”? Well, this week I am because I’ve just discovered 2000 of those small plastic clippy things that go on the end of a loaf of bread – at the bottom of my freezer. And then, in the fruit bowl, an entire layer of apple stickers. It’s fruit sticker découpage. One of the kids is also using them to wallpaper the side of the once-very-nice chest-of-drawers in her room. They are there, carefully arranged alongside a collection of barcodes she’s pulled off the back of books and new sports socks, arranged in such a grand fashion because, maybe, like me, she just doesn’t know what to do with all these little bits of plastic stickiness that have no official name, no brand or special identity of their own, but were once quite useful in their own silly way. Every day I find them. The plastic ties that connect new clothes with price tags, which I never get around to cutting off, so they bite and itch and scratch their way through my day. The hair ties that lie in fuzzy corners all over my house, invisible when I need them. The lids of pens, once pretty useful, now obsolete but for the fun they give our puppy. Except when she chokes on them. Hairy, freestyle, inedible Mentos on the bottom of my bag, making friends with a mountain of supermarket and automatic teller receipts. Why, oh why, are receipts given out so freely? Who needs to prove they once bought a packet of carrots from the IGA or adds everything up just to make sure they got it right? In our house, clothes pegs are everywhere, too, because in our house a random, sneaky hug comes with the surreptitious planting of a clothes peg on your person. But you don’t know because it’s a trick, and

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etting to try out the latest tech gadgets at home may sound good but it’s often disappointing. While these things usually do as promised, I’m seldom unhappy to send them back because I’ve discovered their annoying quirks and shortcomings. Occasionally I get a product I want to buy. The last was an umbrella that stands up to high winds. Before that, in 2004, it was some noise-cancelling headphones. Even so, I’d been looking forward to getting a Bose SoundTouch 30. I’d used it at its launch and in the shops, but home is the acid test. And at home something quite unprecedented happened. My non-technical, only just iPhone-literate wife played with it for 30 minutes and told me we have to get one. She’s even figured out where it will go. I’m not arguing. SoundTouch is neat. It’s a high-quality speaker system that hooks into your home wireless network and streams music from your phone, your tablet and your computer. Nothing new there. But it also has software built in to get internet radio and Pandora, and Bose says other music libraries are on the way. We’re big fans of Pandora, a predictive music library that takes your musical preferences and serves up the stuff you like, along with stuff it figures you’ll like. It guesses correctly most of the time, so you have a continuous stream of new and interesting music. What makes Pandora-through-SoundTouch so

compelling is convenience. There are six preset buttons on top and all you do is press one. This starts it, hooks it into whatever the preset is tuned for (one of your Pandora stations, an internet radio, the music on your phone) and starts playing. It’s so simple, fast and convenient, and it sounds so good that you tend to use it all the time, so the house is always full of music. When you’ve finished coffee and can’t put off housework any longer, changing from background music to Johnny Cash takes one button press. It goes so loud, without distortion, you can hear Mr Cash over the vacuum cleaner, important when he is integral to housework (I’ve found Elvis Costello also works well, as do the Doobie Brothers and Gypsy & the Cat). Quirks and shortcomings: the set-up, although easy, can take 30 minutes; start-up station loading often seemed to jam, which may be a firewall issue (flipping between presets got it going). Track information, shown at the start of the track only, is fleeting. The sound quality, while bass-oriented, is excellent. Add extra SoundTouch units and you get music wherever they are placed, too, with the same or different programs. The only problem I face now is the $899 involved, although there are a couple of cheaper offerings – a portable and the smaller SoundTouch 20 are both $549. \ reasdown@theweeklyreview.com.au

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plain of red sand stretching to the horizon is the first clue to this garden’s unique design. It is a revelation for eyes accustomed to the English garden model that has dominated Australian design for decades. The Australian Garden, designed by Taylor Cullity Lethlean (TCL) with designer and horticulturalist Paul Thompson, was declared the Landscape Project of the Year at the World Architecture Festival Awards held in Singapore late last year. The winning garden is part of the 25-hectare Royal Botanic Gardens in Cranbourne, an hour’s drive from Melbourne via the Monash Freeway and South Gippsland Highway. If you haven’t been there, a sensory feast awaits. “The main theme of the garden is to take visitors on a journey of water from the centre of Australia to the continental edge,’’ says TCL director Perry Lethlean. “It’s a metaphorical journey through our landscape, beginning in the desert, travelling to experiences of escarpments, rivers, coastal edges and urban landscape.” He and the other garden designers hope it will help people better understand the nature of our landscape having been formed by water, flood and drought. “This is much more than simply the reproduction of the Australian landscape; it’s a highly designed, sculptural and artistic response,” he says. The gardens were 17 years in the making. The site, which was gifted to the state, was a sand mine denuded of vegetation and surrounded by pristine bushland. The desert view first stage, the sand garden that evokes the red centre, was finished in 2006. “You don’t go into this impression of a desert landscape, but instead visitors are able to view it like a Japanese garden and enter into the landscape via their imagination. We didn’t want people to walk on it, because the sense of depth would be totally lost, so it is a very painterly approach,” says Lethlean, who studied garden design in Japan and has become keenly aware of its influence on his work. The second stage expresses elements of the urban landscape and was completed in mid-2012. The garden is made up of 170,000 plants and 1700 species selected for their adaptability and drought tolerance. “The main intent was to inspire visitors to see our flora in new ways and hopefully to inspire them to use it in their own gardens,” “The main Lethlean says. “Only in the last 25 years intent was has there been a real recognition that our to inspire” continent has beautiful landscapes and beautiful flora, and that our gardens and our parks and our botanic gardens should be referencing and inspired by that landscape rather than importing ideas from around the world.” textured garden Creating the gardens was a collaboration of people with different skills, Lethlean says, the main players and asked, ‘Why don’t we convey the tenacity and the being TCL’s founding member Kevin Taylor and wife harshness and the patterns of the landscape?’ Kate Cullity, Paul Thompson and Lethlean himself. “I saw my job as composing those intentions, to make “There wasn’t the sort of hero designer who came it a beautiful picture.” down and said,”This is my view’,” he says. He pays tribute to the client, the Royal Botanic “Kevin had a lovely design ethos and a poetic Gardens, and the vision of its now retired director, Dr response to the landscape. He developed the narrative Philip Moors. “It’s rare in our work for a client to say, of the garden and had a great affinity with the desert,

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‘Challenge and inspire us and do something that hasn’t been done before’.” One of the moving elements is a memorial garden near the Eucalypt Walk. Vertical panes soaring upwards are inscribed with poetic quotes that celebrate the life of Kevin Taylor, who died in a car accident in Darwin in August 2011. He was 57. Once the gardens were open to the public, they took on a life of their own. Visiting children, for instance, used the waterway as an alternative track. “That was all a fantastic accident really; we never thought of it as a pathway, just water to look out on,” Lethlean says. The designers received another unexpected gift when testing the water pumps. “A few minutes after we turned the pump back on, there was a fantastic effect of hearing the trickle of water and then seeing the first flows fall down the waterfall. That was a total accident.” Now the water feature is on a cycle where it dries out and springs back to life. “It’s a fantastic metaphor for how our river systems dry out,” Lethlean says. \ ckennedy@theweeklyreview.com.au » www.tcl.net.au

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ne sunny afternoon strutting along Union Street in Windsor, I stopped “lawn to watch a bunch of bowls is a people in white outfits precision playing lawn bowls. sport” The game seemed indescribably slow so I had to concentrate to notice the teeniest crescendo. I was nevertheless transfixed but not sure what was holding my attention; soon I realised it wasn’t the motion of the bowls but the players themselves that were fascinating. The longer I watched the more it appeared as if the players of each team (doubles) had an awareness of things unsaid, thus enabling moves to be played out without discussion. Lawn bowls is a precision sport that requires the sort of hand-to-eye co-ordination that would turn me into a deranged sociopath. The bowls are biased so they don’t roll in a straight line but in a curve. This makes the skill of bowling extremely challenging because it relies on bowlers judging the distance, weight and their aim – at the same time. The aim of the game is to roll your bowl from the mat to the target (the jack) so it stops nearer to the jack than your opponent’s bowl. The size of the bowl can range from sizes 00–7 depending on the player’s age and the size of their hands; your grip is fundamental to your success. There are two main grips – the claw grip or the cradle grip – either way your bowl should sit upright in your hand, otherwise it will turn onto its side while rolling. I’m already on my knees whimpering!

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final word “A timeless classic offering brilliant entertainment areas and a perfect position in one of Caulfield North’s best streets.” DARREN KRONGOLD – AGENT

Gary Peer \ 9526 1999

Price \ $2.5 million +

Auction \ March 23 at 12.30pm

Fast facts \ Exceptionally large family house in entertainers’ grounds; double garage; landscaped front and rear gardens; formal lounge; formal dining; home office and reception room; two kitchens; casual living room; rumpus room; laundry; storage; paved terrace; in-ground swimming pool; built-in desks; slab heating; ducted heating and cooling; alarm; water tanks; close to primary and secondary schools, trams, parks and shops. Caulfield North \ 9 kilometres from the city

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58 Mitchell Street, Bentleigh ................................................................. Price: POA ................................................................. Auction Sunday April 6 at 1.30pm ................................................................. OFI Wed 5.15-5.45pm, Sat as advertised .................................................................

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29 Kent Grove, Caulfield North ................................................................. Price: $1 million - $1.1 million ................................................................. Auction Sunday March 30 at 11.30am ................................................................. OFI Sat 3.30-4pm; Sun 11.45am-12.15pm .................................................................

Hocking Stuart \ 9557 7733 Price \ $970,000 – $1.05 million Auction \ March 23 at 2.30pm

Simply stunning, this exquisite fourbedroom-plus-study family entertainer showcases a designer stone kitchen and seamless indoor/outdoor entertaining.

Spacious and comfortable, this singlelevel house encapsulates 1970s design principles. The structure is sound and the proportions generous.

Let's eat lunch @ Little Tommy Tuckers, 432 Centre Rd Let's eat dinner @ Taste of Pho, 478 Centre Rd Let's drink coffee @ Bent Espresso, 2/385 Centre Rd

Let's eat lunch @ Expresso, 97 Orrong Crescent Let's eat dinner @ Ilona Staller, 282-284 Carlisle Street Let's drink coffee @ Caffé Uffizi, 53 Hawthorn Road

This house is symmetry at its best. The floor plan is flexible and modern interiors feature throughout. The landscaped front garden has two pebbled areas that meet at a bluestone walkway. Inside, a wide hallway leads the eye to a water feature in the back garden. The sitting room features taupe-coloured walls and carpets that add warmth. Opposite is the main bedroom, with a walk-in wardrobe and en suite. Three double bedrooms have built-in wardrobes. Polished floorboards introduce the open-plan family zone. Here, the kitchen has Caesarstone benchtops, a 900-millimetre stainless-steel oven and eye-catching black-glass splashbacks. Five sets of french doors open the dining and lounge rooms to an outdoor deck with a louvred pergola. The garden is immaculate with hedges and yuccas that surround a large expanse of grass, while around the side is a decked play area, storage zone and garage. \ MICHELLE OSTROW ZUKERMAN

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348 Orrong Road Caulfield 9526 1999 55 Inkerman Street St Kilda 9066 4688 garypeer.com.au

AUCTION THIS SUNDAY 12:30

37 Aroona Road CAULFIELD NORTH

www.123samplestreetcaulfieldnorth.com www.37aroonaroadcaulfieldnorth.com

Grand, Gracious & Geared For Family Living Superior craftsmanship combined with a Golden Mile location on 905m2 (approximate title dimensions) sets this sophisticated family entertainer apart. The foyer’s soaring ceiling & grand sweeping staircase create an elegant entrance for the array of handsomely appointed formal & informal zones, rumpus room & fully fitted home office complete with waiting room & separate entry. The expansive kitchen is comprehensively equipped with everything a chef could want as well as a butler’s kitchen neatly concealed behind bi-fold doors. The manicured landscaping that surrounds the pool entices wonderful outdoor relaxation. AUCTION THIS SATURDAY 10:30

6 Keys Avenue BRIGHTON EAST A Privileged Lakeside Panorama Panoramic lake views with indoor-outdoor heated pool & spa create a boutique environment for this exclusive two-storey, four bedroom residence with a double garage abutting Landcox Park. Two living areas, courtyard & balcony & granite kitchen. 22 The weekly review \ MARCH 19, 2014

Auction Sunday 23 March 12:30pm Inspect Wed 2:00-2:30 & Sun from 12:00 Contact Darren Krongold 0438 515 433 Sally Zelman 0412 294 488 Phillip Kingston 0414 353 547

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AUCTION THIS SUNDAY 10:30

www.123samplestreetcaulfieldnorth.com www.6keysavenuebrightoneast.com

Auction Saturday 22 Mar 10:30am Inspect Sat from 10:00 Contact Leon Gouzenfiter 0422 339 791 Ben Ajzner 0421 706 836

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16 Acacia Street ELSTERNWICK Absolutely Flawless, Utterly Gorgeous Subtle French touches highlight the striking décor of this interior decorator’s home. Each room tells a different story – from the lounge/dining to the open kitchen/family/ meals, courtyard & garden, upstairs playroom & huge master ensuite.

www.123samplestreetcaulfieldnorth.com www.16acaciastreetelsternwick.com

Auction Sunday 23 Mar 10:30am Inspect Sat 1:00-1:30 & Sun from 10:00 Guide $1,100,000 - $1,200,000 Contact Adam Joske 0414 337 979 Joel Ser 0415 337 708

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348 Orrong Road Caulfield 9526 1999 55 Inkerman Street St Kilda 9066 4688 garypeer.com.au

AUCTION THIS SUNDAY 1:30

18 Holroyd Avenue ST KILDA EAST Brimming With Charm, Grace & Family Space Framed by landscaped gardens, this Federation/Californian home is graced with beautiful proportions. Tastefully extended for a relaxed lifestyle, the interior features a dining room, sitting room, Ilve kitchen/meals & upstairs kids’ zone.

AUCTION THIS SUNDAY 1:30

www.123samplestreetcaulfieldnorth.com www.18holroydavenuestkildaeast.com

Auction Sunday 23 Mar 1:30pm Inspect Sat 2:15-2:45 & Sun from 1:00 Guide $1,300,000 - $1,430,000 Contact Daniel Micmacher 0419 376 521 Jeremy Rosens 0413 837 723

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12 Wilgah Street ST KILDA EAST Immaculate & Impressive In A Prime Locale This easy-flowing home embraces a great deal of space, comfort & light with a sitting room/study/dining area, welldesigned kitchen & an open-plan living/dining room with double French doors leading to a pergola-covered courtyard & spacious garden.

www.123samplestreetcaulfieldnorth.com www.12wilgahstreetstkildaeast.com

Auction Sunday 23 Mar 1:30pm Inspect Sat 1:30-2:00 & Sun from 1:00 Guide $840,000 - $920,000 Contact Limor Herskovitz 0411 961 351 Joseph Ben-Danan 0408 135 948

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To be Sold SepArATely

www.123samplestreetcaulfieldnorth.com 1 & 4/182 Balaclava Road CAULFIELD NORTHwww.1and4-182balaclavaroadcaulfieldnorth.com

92 Seymour Road ELSTERNWICK

brand-New luxury Within your reach Defined by clean lines & luxury amenities, this selection of five new residences embraces the fundamentals of modern sophistication. Generous living/dining, studies, quality kitchens & terraces combine to create an urban-style ambience.

Edwardian Charm With A Contemporary Edge What a combination ‌ the warmth of period character & contemporary edginess. This gorgeous home features sensational living/dining floored in polished concrete, a sleek Ilve kitchen & a seamless integration with decking & luscious green lawn.

Auction Saturday 29 Mar 10:30am Inspect Sat & Sun 1:00-1:30 Guide $840,000 - $925,000 Contact Rafi Joffe 0419 387 006 Phillip Kingston 0414 353 547

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www.123samplestreetcaulfieldnorth.com www.92seymourroadelsternwick.com

Auction Saturday 29 Mar 11:30am Inspect Sat 1:15-1:45 & Sun 12:15-12:45 Guide $1,000,000 - $1,100,000 Contact Adam Joske 0414 337 979 Arlene Joffe 0409 817 698

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348 Orrong Road Caulfield 9526 1999 55 Inkerman Street St Kilda 9066 4688 garypeer.com.au

29 Kent Grove CAULFIELD NORTH Solid, Comfortable & Easily Updateable Spacious & comfortable, this single-level home encapsulates seventies design principles. The structure is sound & the proportions generous. Cast your creative eye over the layout & picture how a renovation or possible addition of a second storey could literally take it to the next level (STCA).

15 Ellington Street CAULFIELD SOUTH Five-Star Family-Sized Paradise This family entertainer showcases a flawless integration of luxury, comfort & poolside paradise with formal & informal zones, superb hostess kitchen, study, upstairs retreat & a covered alfresco setting overlooking the garden & pool. NOTE: Land size 758m2 (approximate title dimensions) 24 The weekly review \ MARCH 19, 2014

www.123samplestreetcaulfieldnorth.com www.29kentgrovecaulfieldnorth.com

Auction Sunday 30 Mar 11:30am Inspect Sat 3:30-4:00 & Sun 11:45-12:15 Guide $1,000,000 - $1,100,000 Contact Darren Krongold 0438 515 433 Sally Zelman 0412 294 488

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www.123samplestreetcaulfieldnorth.com www.15ellingtonstreetcaulfieldsouth.com

Auction Sunday 30 Mar 2:30pm Inspect Sat 2:45-3:15 & Sun 1:45-2:15 Contact Darren Krongold 0438 515 433 Sally Zelman 0412 294 488

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18 Narrawong Road CAULFIELD SOUTH Superbly Spacious, Stress-Free & Family Friendly Contemporary class marries perfectly with a stunning sense of spaciousness at this enviably located residence with three dedicated living areas, granite kitchen & north-facing courtyard beneath a rain-sensor louvered pergola for alfresco relaxation the whole year.

2 Nottage Street ST KILDA EAST Perfect Potential In A Prized Position Meticulously maintained, this seventies home offers solid bones for revival. Use the brilliant proportions & retro flavor as a springboard to your creativity as you work your magic to update the lounge/dining & kitchen/meals area.

www.123samplestreetcaulfieldnorth.com www.18narrawongroadcaulfieldsouth.com

Auction Sunday 30 Mar 1:30pm Inspect Sat 12:30-1:00 & Sun 1:45-2:15 Guide $950,000 - $1,050,000 Contact Leor Samuel 0413 079 255 Aviv Samuel 0401 378 582

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www.123samplestreetcaulfieldnorth.com www.2nottagestreetstkildaeast.com

Auction Sunday 30 Mar 3:30pm Inspect Sat 11:30-12:00 & Sun 12:45-1:15 Guide $1,300,000 - $1,430,000 Contact Aviv Samuel 0401 378 582 Leor Samuel 0413 079 255

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348 Orrong Road Caulfield 9526 1999 55 Inkerman Street St Kilda 9066 4688 garypeer.com.au

showcasing finishEs, fixtuREs & fittings at Display suitE at 203 BalaclaVa RD, caulfiElD nth hugE stamp Duty saVings constRuction has commEncED

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BoutiquE DEVElopmEnt of only 2 luxuRy apaRtmEnts (pEnthousE solD!) in thE hEaRt of ElstERnwick – Each as Big as a housE – only 2 gRounD flooR apaRtmEnts aVailaBlE!

24 Elizabeth Street BRIGHTON EAST A Welcoming Family Home In The Gardenvale Zone This Gardenvale Primary zoned home embodies the essence of timeless family comfort. Embraced by treed outlooks at almost every turn, the residence is warm & inviting with a lounge/dining room, family room, solidtimber eat-in kitchen & garden.

www.123samplestreetcaulfieldnorth.com www.24elizabethstreetbrigthoneast.com

Auction Saturday 5 Apr 12:30pm Inspect Sat 11:45-12:15 & Sun 3:45-4:15 Contact Leon Gouzenfiter 0422 339 791 Ben Ajzner 0421 706 836

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• Miele / Smeg appliances • Ducted refrigerated heating / cooling • Timber floors to living areas and wool carpet to bedrooms • Security video intercom

• 21sq + double garage & private internal access • 3 bedroom (master with ensuite and WIR’s) • North facing landscape courtyards‘ • Designed by Michael Factor Architects • Two pak kitchen with stone bench tops pRiVatE salE inspEct: By appointmEnt

Rochelle Butt 0412 707 033

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WE DELIVER... PERFECT PROPORTIONS FOR EASY LIVING Settle in and soak up the afternoon sun in this surprisingly large unit, peacefully tucked away at the rear of a boutique block of three with the perfect ingredients for young families, empty nesters or investors. • Step into open plan living with a charming bay window, polished solid timber floors and decorative ceiling roses • Enjoy holding dinner parties in the adjoining dining area, with a sliding door outside for fresh air • Spacious kitchen with stainless steel wall oven, gas cooking, dishwasher and views into the courtyard • Private, full-length tiled courtyard flanked by gardens, with great room for a table setting, BBQ, and outside entertaining • Bedroom wing off a hallway comprises the main with generous walk-in robe, plus spotless ensuite • Second and third bedrooms both offer built-in robes, share another immaculate sky lit bathroom with a separate powder room • Central heating, evaporative cooling and ducted vacuum for year round comfort • Separate laundry with storage plus handy access to the courtyard • Remote controlled lock-up garage for one car, plus extra car parking space for one more • Beautifully maintained complex surrounded by gardens and tree-lined driveway • Moments walk to Glenhuntly Road shops, train station, parklands, schools and North Road 3 AUCTION VIEW CONTACT

GLEN HUNTLY 3/21 MACGOWAN AVENUE ID and contact details are required at all open for inspections

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BENTLEIGH 58 MITCHELL STREET

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Simply stunning with its imposing Edwardian style facade and parterre gardens, this exquisite 4 bedroom plus study 3 bath family entertainer sets a new standard in perfection featuring a downstairs main bedrm (fitted WIR & ensuite), gorgeous study, designer stone kitchen (900mm gas stove), amazing open plan entertaining (wood heater) with 3 series of bi-fold doors to the lush gardens and alfresco entertaining rooms; and an upstairs theatre room. Timeless with white timber blinds & stained floorboards, this breathtaking beauty has alarm, ducted heating & cooling, intercom, speakers & auto garage. Excitingly close to Centre Road shops, train, schools. and the lovely Halley Park.

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Wed 5.15 - 5.45pm Sun 6th April - 1.30pm 77 / E1 Please contact agent Trent Collie 0425 740 484 Nick Renna 0411 551 190 Bentleigh 9557 7733

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CARNEGIE 29 MIMOSA ROAD

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Family entertaining beauty by the park.

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A home of unrivalled period style grandeur, this exquisite 4 bedroom 2.5 bathroom home is resplendent in period detail while creating excellent space to entertain. Soaked in sunshine, this elegant beauty features a gorgeous lounge (gas fire) leading to the expansive open plan entertaining area, modern classic kitchen (Ilve stove), bi-fold doors to a covered deck with wood fire oven, spa and generous terraced garden. Upstairs has a study retreat, 3 superb bedrooms (BIRs) and period style bathrooms (ensuite). Stunning with plantation shutters and polished boards, it boasts ducted heating, evap cooling, air cond, manicured gardens, carport and double garage. Seconds to the pool, parks and tram.

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BENTLEIGH 10 SMITH STREET Californian family flavour meets lifestyle living. Sympathetically renovated and extended to celebrate its original beauty, this engaging 4 bedroom 2 bathroom clinker brick Californian Bungalow is a fabulous family home, featuring leadlights, high ornate ceilings, north facing sitting room (OFP), 4 large bedrooms (WIR, BIRs, study area & window seats), modern classic granite kitchen (Ilve appliances), open plan entertaining with French doors to a covered deck, handsome dining room, carport & rear garage (lane access). With exacting attention to detail for function and authenticity, this captivating charmer is superbly located in the prized McKinnon Secondary College zone, a heartbeat to Centre Road shops, cafes, train, bus & everything Bentleigh.

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Wed 4.00 - 4.30 & Sat as advertised Sat 29th March - 12.30pm 77 / F1 $1,050,000 - $1,150,000 Kosta Mesaritis 0412 117 529 Nick Renna 0411 551 190 Bentleigh 9557 7733

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BENTLEIGH 26 BENT STREET ‘Joela’ A captivating Californian with family promise. Charmed by its Californian Bungalow faÁade while graced inside with family size 1980s space, this generous 4/5 bedroom plus study 2 bathroom single level charmer has the right bone structure to be inspired, featuring loads of original character, up to 5 spacious living areas (OFPs & pot belly), central family kitchen, fitted study, 2 bathrooms (one updated) and a north facing covered alfresco area. With exposed brick walls, this outstanding renovator features an alarm, gas heating, double carport & double garage. A coveted corner in the sought after McKinnon Secondary College zone, footsteps to Centre Road shops, trendy cafes, buses & train, and moments to schools and Allnutt Park. Note: Potential multi unit development site (STCA).

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Wed 4.15 - 4.45pm & Sat as advertised Sat 29th March - 12.30pm 68 / E12 $950,000 - $1,050,000 Anton Zhouk 0430 224 438 Kosta Mesaritis 0412 117 529 Bentleigh 9557 7733

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BENTLEIGH EAST 29 MOLDEN STREET Spacious family home in the College zone! In the McKinnon Secondary College zone, this warm & welcoming 4 bedroom plus study, 2 bathroom single level timber home has a lovely balance of family living and modern entertainment, featuring generous lounge & dining (ornate fireplace), expansive north facing open plan living & dining area with a fabulous and spacious kitchen (Miele dishwasher), main bedroom (large WIR & ensuite) with 2nd study nook, glorious north facing rear garden with covered alfresco area (cafĂŠ blinds) and expansive lawn for children to play & a triple carport. Brilliantly located close to McKinnon Schools and parks, GESAC, shops, restaurants & bus.

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Wed 2.30 - 3.00pm & Sat as advertised Sun 30th March - 10.30am 68 / J9 $970,000 - $1,070,000 Calvin Reid 0413 878 860 Nick Renna 0411 551 190 Bentleigh 9557 7733

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BENTLEIGH EAST 12B CHAUVEL STREET Super spacious family entertainer. Wide open spaces with contemporary vitality & quality epitomise this fabulous 3/4 bedroom 2.5 bathroom entertainer. With its own street frontage, this stylish sensation is welcomed by a huge entry foyer, vogue living room, open plan entertaining with stunning stone kitchen (s/steel appliances), main bedroom with retreat area, BIRs and superb ensuite; study retreat area and established low maintenance gardens with paved alfresco areas. Solid timber floors & stone benchtops throughout set the tone for the quality, while other features include ducted heating, evap cooling, window furnishings, great storage and a double auto garage. On its own title, an easy walk to shops, bus and park

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BENTLEIGH EAST 3A FRASER STREET Family sophistication at its highest calibre. Quality & design come together with clever thought and homely warmth in this amazing 4 bedroom plus study 2.5 bath masterpiece. Beautifully finished with Stone Italiana benchtops, stunning timber floors & impressive heights, this unrivalled haven enjoys a customised study, fabulous playroom with secure outdoor play area. The designer kitchen (WI pantry & Smeg appls) set within north facing open plan entertaining area (OFP), lets the oustide in with stacker sliding doors to bluestone terrace & established gardens; luxury main bedrm (custom dressing room & ensuite), auto garage, ducted heating & cooling, video intercom & ceiling fans. Absolute perfection, metres to GESAC, parks & cafes.

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Wed 3.00 - 3.30pm & Sat as advertised Sun 30th March - 2.30pm 68 / K12 $840,000 - $890,000 Kosta Mesaritis 0412 117 529 Gavin Van Rooyen 0429 129 229 Bentleigh 9557 7733

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BENTLEIGH EAST 21B NORMANBY ROAD Lifestyle sophistication in sizzling style. A brilliant design for family living, this stylish new 3 bed plus study 2.5 bath sensation is radiant with quality, class and easy entertaining. Impressive with its long list of features including zoned ducted heating & cooling, ducted vac & full security, this spacious haven enjoys an open study, downstairs main bedroom (fitted BIRs), a fully tiled ensuite and a private deck; The open plan living area comes complete with stone kitchen, SMEG appliances & slow-closing drawers & flows seamlessly on to the north facing landscaped garden & deck. Upstairs is the children’s domain with its 2 double bedrooms (BIRs), relaxing retreat and stunning family bathroom. Surrounded by schools, parkland and sports facilities, doors from the bus & local shops.

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Wed 1.30 - 2.00pm & Sat as advertised Sat 5th April - 11.30am 78 / B3 $700,000 - $770,000 Kosta Mesaritis 0412 117 529 Anton Zhouk 0430 224 438 Bentleigh 9557 7733

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ORMOND 3 COLLINS STREET A fabulous family find in the College zone. Set back from the street in a beautiful formal garden, this generous 5 bedroom plus study 2.5 bathroom home is a world of family entertainment and good times, featuring 5 generous living zones (OFP), granite kitchen (s/steel appliances), large study, a tropical rear garden with relaxing deck (café blinds), solar heated pool, artist studio/cabana & workshop. Finished with Sydney Blue Gum floors, it boasts ducted heating, evap cooling, ducted vac, external blinds, water tanks & double auto garage. Opposite McKinnon Primary School in the coveted McKinnon Secondary College zone, moments to Joyce Park, bus, McKinnon Reserve, GESAC, fabulous café strips & shopping.

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Wed 5.30 - 6.00pm & Sat as advertised Sun 30th March - 12.30pm 68 / H10 Please contact agent Kosta Mesaritis 0412 117 529 Nick Renna 0411 551 190 Bentleigh 9557 7733

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MURRUMBEENA 15 KINLOCK AVENUE Family excellence on a grand scale. With incredible presence, this English style 5 bedroom plus study, 3 bathroom clinker brick home brings warmth and class to family entertaining. Beautiful with its stained hardwood floors, high ceilings & plantation shutters, this exquisite home features an executive office, guest bedroom (BIRs), open plan entertaining (gas log fire), Walnut stone entertainer’s kitchen (quality Euro appliances), fabulous play room, 4 beautiful bedrooms upstairs (BIRs/WIR, main suite - WIR & luxury ensuite), landing retreat, spectacular north facing rear garden with lush expansive lawns & relaxing alfresco area & double basement garage with huge storage areas. Doors to Duncan McKinnon Reserve & bus.

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Thurs 6.30 - 7.00pm & Sat as advertised Sat 29th March - 3.30pm 69 / A9 Please contact agent Chris Janssens 0418 541 208 Nick Renna 0411 551 190 Bentleigh 9557 7733

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MCKINNON 1/17 FITZROY STREET An alfresco delight in garden serenity. Fresh & light, this elevated 2 bedrm street front town residence is a tranquil hideaway of casual bliss. Idyllic with its established leafy courtyard and paved alfresco area, this light filled charmer features a welcoming tiled entry, sun splashed living & dining areas, American Oak kitchen (Bosch dishwasher) & a delightful main bedroom (BIRs & semi ensuite). Comfy cosy, this ideal first home, investment or retiree’s nest boasts security doors & grills, ducted heating, air cond, ample storage & LU garage with car space. One of only two in this beautiful lifestyle location, a hop, skip and jump to Centre Road cafes & funky McKinnon Village eateries, train, Allnutt Park & in the McKinnon Secondary College zone.

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Wed 1.30 - 2.00pm & Sat as advertised Sun 6th April - 11.30am 68 / D11 $550,000 - $590,000 Calvin Reid 0413 878 860 Sarah Gursansky 0467 533 309 Bentleigh 9557 7733

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BENTLEIGH 13 BRAILSFORD ROAD Exuding relaxed contemporary style, this beautiful 3 bed 2.5 bath street front residence enjoys parquetry floors, designer stone kitchen, open plan living & dining, bi-fold doors to the north facing deck (BBQ), study retreat & an auto garage.

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BENTLEIGH 24 DURBAN STREET 4 bed, 3.5 bath home offers north-facing living, a choice of two garden areas and a 1st-floor retreat. Every extra with auto double garage, Australian hardwood floors, CaesarStone benchtops, Euro appliances, zoned ducted heat/air-con, alarm, ducted vac, video-intercom, 2000L tank & auto-gates.

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Wed 5.45 - 6.15pm & Sat as advertised Sat 29th March - 2.30pm 77 / G2 $900,000 - $950,000 Anton Zhouk 0430 224 438 Nick Renna 0411 551 190 Bentleigh 9557 7733

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BENTLEIGH 14 RIDDLE STREET First time offered in over 45 years, this much loved 3 bedroom 2 bathroom timber home enjoys 3 spacious entertaining zones (potential OFP), modern central kitchen, undercover alfresco in terraced gardens and a double carport on 598sqm approx.

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Wed 5.00 - 5.30 & Sat as advertised Sat 29th March - 10.30am 77 / F2 $720,000 - $770,000 Anton Zhouk 0430 224 438 Kosta Mesaritis 0412 117 529 Bentleigh 9557 7733

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BENTLEIGH 24 WINDSOR AVENUE On a generous 736sqm approx, this appealing 3 bedroom plus study 2 bathroom home offers comfortable clean family living with 2 entertaining zones (OFP), Tas Oak kitchen, covered alfresco area & double auto carport in the McKinnon Secondary College zone.

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Showcasing a facade of stylish innovation, this impressive Lowe Construciton 3 bed plus study 2.5 bath new residence showcases a designer stone kitchen (WI pantry), tiled open plan living, alfresco garden & double auto garage. Brighton Secondary College zone.

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Wed 12.00 - 12.30pm & Sat as advertised Sat 29th March - 11.30am 68 / G11 $950,000 - $1,050,000 Trent Collie 0425 740 484 Nick Renna 0411 551 190 Bentleigh 9557 7733

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BENTLEIGH EAST 12 KURRAJONG STREET This contemporary 4 bed 2 bath single level stunner is an effortless entertainer, featuring timber floors, a relaxing lounge, outstanding stone kitchen (900mm stove), open plan entertaining, covered deck & lush lawn and auto carport. Quiet.

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Wed 5.00 - 5.30pm & Sat as advertised & Sun from 2.00pm Sun 23rd March - 2.30pm 69 / D11 Please contact agent Calvin Reid 0413 878 860 Nick Renna 0411 551 190 Bentleigh 9557 7733

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AUCTION SUNDAY

BENTLEIGH EAST 32 WARDS GROVE Brilliantly designed 4 bed 3 bath contemporary home showcasing polished boards, plantation shutters, 2 entertaining areas, fabulous stone kitchen, north facing deck & auto garage (auto gates). Walk to Centre Road cafes, bus & GESAC.

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2 Wed 3.30 - 4.00pm & Sat as advertised & Sun from 1.00pm Sun 23rd March - 1.30pm 77 / K2 $740,000 - $810,000 Kosta Mesaritis 0412 117 529 Nick Renna 0411 551 190 Bentleigh 9557 7733

Auction Mel Ref EPR Contact Office

BENTLEIGH EAST 9 YARRABURN CLOSE Fully renovated 4 bed 2.5 bath family home creating a relaxed lifestyle of easy living, featuring limed timber floors, 2 living zones, designer stone kitchen, north facing alfresco courtyard garden & double auto garage. Whisper quiet golf course locale.

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CARNEGIE 234B GRANGE ROAD Taking lifestyle design to a new level, this imposing 4 bed/study 3 bath residence captures the essence of quality and innovation, featuring 3 living zones, luxe well designed kitchen (butler’s pantry), 2 alfresco courtyards, auto garage and shared circular drive.

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1 Thurs 5.00 - 5.30pm & Sat as advertised Sun 6th April - 12.30pm 68 / F7 $900,000 - $970,000 Chris Janssens 0418 541 208 Nick Renna 0411 551 190 Carnegie 9569 3666

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Wed 2.30 - 3.00pm & Sat as advertised Sun 30th March - 1.30pm 78 / C3 $800,000 - $880,000 Kosta Mesaritis 0412 117 529 Anton Zhouk 0430 224 438 Bentleigh 9557 7733

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CARNEGIE 57 MORGAN STREET In this sought after street, this immaculate 4 bed plus study 2 bath single level period style home enjoys 2 large living zones, main bedroom (2 WIRs & ensuite), timber kitchen, north facing rear garden with relaxing alfresco area and parking. Metres to pool.

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2 Thurs 5.45 - 6.15pm & Sat as advertised Sat 29th March - 1.30pm 68 / G6 $900,000 - $990,000 Chris Janssens 0418 541 208 Nick Renna 0411 551 190 Carnegie 9569 3666

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ELSTERNWICK 1/6-8 Glen Eira Road

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Ground floor villa apartment Perfect for the aspirational first-home buyer or as a gem to add to your investment crown, this lifestyle opportunity is not to be missed. With spacious open-plan living and dining, two generous bedrooms with built-in robes, large separate kitchen and central bathroom with laundry facilities, this irresistible package has the convenience of ground floor position, moments to Ripponlea station, shops and cafĂŠs, Brighton Road transport and all the delights of Elwood and Elsternwick.

ELSTERNWICK 6/20 College Street

Auction Sat 29 Mar, 1:00 Quoting $375K - $400K www.1-6-8gleneiraroadelsternwick.com Juanita Kelly 0419 589 724 Simon Gomolinski 0418 563 291 Elsternwick 9519 8333

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Stylish Serenity This stylishly renovated villa is a relaxing sanctuary of designer living, dressed to impress with the latest quality and style. This spacious haven features an inviting lounge, fabulous stone kitchen with stainless steel appliances and casual meals area, huge bedrooms and sleek bathroom with Euro laundry. With back and front gardens to enjoy including a rear covered deck with paved alfresco area, this idyllic oasis boasts polished boards, ducted heating, evaporative cooling, garden shed and parking. One of only six, this secluded retreat is moments to Martin St & Glenhuntly Rd shops, cafĂŠs and transport.

Auction Sat 05 Apr, 11:00 Quoting $550K - $600K View by appointment www.6-20collegestreeteslternwick.com Juanita Kelly 0419 589 724 Elsternwick 9519 8333

Elsternwick 370 Glenhuntly Road 9519 8333

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