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The Broadway, West End and international sensation STOMP is back, with new routines, new choreography and new music. Eight performers use everything from supermarket trolleys to Zippo lighters to hammer out feel-good rhythms. At the Comedy Theatre for eight shows only, from August 20 to 25, one TWR reader can win a double pass to the August 20, 8pm show.

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Yarra Council is proposing amendments to its Road Management Plan and Register of Public Roads. Amendments include: a road and footpath hierarchy for issue response and maintenance; greater focus on operations; additions to the road register; and a new Force Majeure clause.

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The proposed amendments and updated Register of Public Roads can be reviewed at Richmond Town Hall (333 Bridge Rd), or Fitzroy Town Hall (201 Napier St) until 9 August 2013, or at www.yarracity. Written submissions must be marked ‘Amended Road Management Plan’ and addressed to: Bon Tee, Yarra City Council, PO Box 168 Richmond 3121. For further information, contact Bon Tee, Coordinator Asset Management, on 9205 5716, or at

Sessions will be held on: Saturday 27 July at Fitzroy Town Hall Reading Room from 12noon to 3pm; Tuesday 30 July at Richmond Town Hall meeting room 2 (333 Bridge Rd) from 6.30pm to 9.30pm. For more information, visit or contact Joanne Mulcahy, Executive Manager – Communications & Customer Service, on 9205 5142 or at

Street tree pruning in Alphington and Fairfield For about three weeks from 15 July, street trees in Abbotsford will be pruned to improve their health, and maintain safe clearances for pedestrians, vehicles and signage. Council is legally obliged to prune the trees to comply with the Electric Line Clearance Regulations 2010. For further information, please visit or call 9205 5555.

National Tree Day Yarra residents are invited to help plant trees for National Tree Day on Sunday 28 July, from 10am to 12pm. Meet at Yarra Bend Park, between the Roseneath St Foot Bridge and Yarra Bend Park Dr, Fairfield (Melways ref: 2D D3). Plants, gloves, tools and a free BBQ lunch will be supplied. To RSVP, contact Craig McGrath on 9489 4588 or Craig.

Feedback sought on tram Route 96 upgrades Public Transport Victoria (PTV), in partnership with Yarra Trams and VicRoads, is seeking community feedback about proposed upgrades to the 96 tram route. The tram travels down Nicholson St in Yarra, through North Fitzroy and Fitzroy. Feedback is due by 31 August and can be provided on 1800 800 007 or at For more information, visit www.

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he guy on the bed in the blue jocks sleepily reaches represented in the way that women are, and that no out his hand to his bedside table as cool beats play bloke would front up for a similar competition trailer on the soundtrack. It’s a sexy, sinuous beginning unless it featured him at full strength, cutting some to the video, until you realise he’s a middle-aged, serious waves. Unless he was a clapped-out old surfer grey-headed guy reaching for his dentures. dude poking fun at himself. The now-notorious film clip teasing the Roxy Pro Jarratt was excellent company when he joined us on Biarritz women’s surf competition caused a ABC News Breakfast to talk about the spoof, and storm of controversy when the “Who Am I?” he was charming in his desire to poke fun at ad featuring repeated close-up shots of the himself (and also push the Noosa Festival of our girls bottom of surfing champ Stephanie Gilmore Surfing). His clip is very, very funny and very admire was howled down as sexist and exploitative. well made. But I don’t think he lands the point surfers like You can watch it here: that he wants to. gilmore watch?v=GCji6TiJjbE What drives mothers, daughters, teachers, So in a gentle dig at himself and the sportswomen, business leaders, all of us, crazy controversy, the director of the Noosa Festival is not that attention is being paid to a great body – of Surfing, Phil Jarratt, was filmed in a shot-for-shot we all enjoy and admire beauty and physical loveliness. parody that you can see here: No, the maddening nature of this archaic form of watch?v=m3jkiythBOQ advertising is that it adopts (and revives) a standard that Jarratt thought the controversy was overblown and is never applied to men. the angry response to the Roxy ad was “silly”. ‘‘If you are Unless you’re a member of the Chippendales, in going to get offended by an inoffensive Roxy clip with a which case you can expect your physical attributes to be pretty girl, you are going to be furiously offended by the exploited (well … that is your job) you just won’t ever see sight of an overweight man doing the same thing.’’ men promoted in this way. Well, no – and that’s precisely the issue. Phil’s Replace Stephanie Gilmore in the Roxy ad with gentle tease about the difference between a top-form Mick Fanning, and imagine what you’d get: the ad female surfer and a clapped-out old surfer dude just would make many viewers very uncomfortable. I doubt managed to make the point that men in sport are rarely you could even persuade Fanning to sign up for that

shooting script, and that’s because we just don’t objectify men in the easy way that we do women. It’s certainly not seen as “manly” to be depicted in this way, yet the women who enjoy and support female surfing are expected to see their heroes sign up for this kind of depiction. All without once showing the audience what such a sportswoman can actually do – which is catch mighty waves. Women’s surfing is struggling for sponsorship and is losing events because it can’t secure financial support. When I see promos like this I wonder at the sense of this soft-core focus when the women’s competition should be presented as the magnificently brave sport it is. But most annoying of all is that I and many others automatically run the risk of being depicted as overly serious, overreacting sensitive souls, when really we’re just having to make the same old boring arguments about the same old objectification of women yet again. Our girls admire surfers like Gilmore, and they are constantly being reassured that they should be not defined by their looks – and then they see this. It’s dispiriting. It’s maddening. It’s just so old-fashioned. And not even a sweet old surfer guy with bad knees and bifocals can make that funny. \

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re you an adventurous diner? Would you give the inventive, East-collides-with-West cuisine of an Iron Chef-trained student a go? And tackle a flight of whiskies to diligently identify every nuance of an exhaustive list of tasting notes? And, if the owner of an illegally parked car in Bourke Street turned up with a mate, a tin of petrol, a packet of SOy SaucE cigarettes and a set of jumper leads, would you watch duck from the restaurant? Or head for home, fast? If you answered yes to any of the first three questions, Heirloom will be a night of adventure. If you responded enthusiastically to remaining while this misguided chap used junk mail he found in his car boot to create an ill-conceived funnel that leaked most of the fuel he aimed at his petrol tank into the gutter, while said mate stood holding the cigarettes and a lighter – you’re crackers. We got to our car as fast as we could, pursued by petrol fumes, and headed out of town. As far as I know, there was no explosion in the city that night. Although – forgive the laboured segue – there were some amazing and memorable flavour explosions the night we dined at Heirloom. Heirloom is a sister restaurant to Shoya in Market Lane and chef and co-owner Shigeo Nonaka is on hand for advice, but the kitchen belongs to executive chef Ryo Kitahara. He trained at Iron Chef Hiroyuki’s La Rochelle in Tokyo, before moving to Australia seven years ago. After stints at Azuma and Gallileo in Sydney, he moved to Duck Duck Goose in Melbourne. He joined Heirloom, named for the Japanese word “kahou” meaning family treasure, 18 months ago. \ I’m sure the quality of the sushi, sashimi, rice and noodles offered at Heirloom are top-notch, but our focus was on Kitahara’s Franco-Nippon cuisine, which runs across the izakaya menu and which we approached with trepidation and zeal. Potato dango – Japanese gnocchi with Roquefort and saiko miso cream – why not? Soy-sauce duck with foie grass, cacao, apple and cinnamon? Ah, OK. And wagyu with sauce ravigote, smoked cheese and smoked almonds? Let’s do it. The gnocchi, fried cubes of potato starch with a darkly caramelised shell, had just the right amount of crunch, yielding to fluffy interior. Served with a pale velvety sauce made from the sweet, white miso paste and tangy cheese, it was surprisingly palate-neutralising and a good drinks companion. POtatO dangO wagyu RavIgOtE SOFt SHELL cRaB tEMPuRa Heirloom offers an impressive international drinks menu, a comprehensive sake list and an extensive Smash and mix for a flavour explosion that works. collection of Japanese whiskies (63 at last count). The and coats the silken tofu, before lightly frying it. Wagyu thinly sliced and cooked to medium rare is whiskies, a passion of operations manager Kelvin Crispy chicken crumbed and dressed with a meltingly tender and the sweet, creamy meat is given Low, are available in tasting flights of three sweet-and-sour sauce was less challenging as was acidity by the ravigote. Paper-thin slices of smoked with detailed tasting notes on a laminated an extraordinarily good soft-shell crab tempura, Smash and cheese and crumbled smoked almonds add a final card. Yes there was apple cider and custard spiced with sansho and yuzu peppers. Prawn and savoury element that I didn’t realise was missing. in my 12-year-old, 40 per cent alcohol abalone gyoza were refined. mix for Desserts are inventive too – houji tea sticky date Nikkia Taketsuru (part of a tasting tribute But to skip the duck and wagyu duck dishes a flavour pudding with Nikka whisky caramel sauce and yuzu to the father of Japanese whisky Masataka would be to miss the passion that drives this explosion soufflé with passionfruit and mango coulis – but we’d Taketsuru) and a mocha finish to its ambitious chef. Duck breast has been marinated gone from fear to surprise often enough that evening. \ 17-year-old, 43 per cent sibling. in spices, salt, soy and sugar for three to four hours, Spicy popcorn tofu paired well with this, and before being cured at a low temperature. with my companion’s Japanese Coedo Ruri pilsner. A cinnamon tuile wraps around a column of creamy foie tO REad MORE REvIEwS The chef blends rice crackers, coconut, peanuts, gras and the duck meat is scattered with a chocolate soil, shichimi chilli pepper and salt to a fine power cubes of red-wine-poached apple and ground cardamom.





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a column of mirrored shelves runs to the ceiling in the centre of a lacquered bar at this cavernous city diner. Dark walls, glossy floors, towering windows and a constellation of hanging globes provide a dramatic, sophisticated backdrop for creative seating combinations: booths against one wall, low, airport-style couches against another, and a stone-topped sushi bar at the rear of the space. antique doors open to reveal chefs in action at the sake bar, splashes of red break up the mostly black theme and a high screen displays subtitled Japanese cartoons. \

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t a recent launch party to celebrate his new book, Melbourne demographer Bernard Salt took a moment to read to the audience. The piece he chose is one of our favourites. In The karma of taking the office biscuit, first published in The Australian in February, 2012, the KPMG partner queries the type of work colleague who steals all the Butternut Snaps from the staff tea room biscuit jar while others, such as Salt, politely take whatever biscuit – usually a Milk Coffee – is on top. For years, the author admits he accepted his lot. “Fate would never yield unto me a Scotch Finger let alone a Butternut Snap. And it never occurred to me to question the grand design of the biscuit barrel’s biscuit allocation.’’ Then one Christmas break, while working in an almost-deserted office with fewer biscuit eaters, Salt pondered the continued absence of Butternut Snaps, despite daily biscuit-barrel top-ups. “Why has it taken years for this revelation to occur to me? Am I really so naïve as to think that some people of questionable biscuit ethics wouldn’t rummage a barrel in search of a better biscuit?” Salt’s parting message to those selfish colleagues? “Sometimes you need to take what life dishes out and accept it,’’ he advises. “Life isn’t all Butternut Snap, you know. Sometimes you have to work your way through bland bits to get to the good bits.’’ Salt’s new collection, Decent Obsessions: Why it’s okay to sweat the small stuff, celebrates the normal, the average, the good guy who doesn’t want to rock the boat. “I wasn’t special as a kid and I can in no way be considered special as an adult,’’ he reflects in his introduction. But Australia’s leading commentator

on demographic issues and social patterns considers himself privileged. Growing up in the 1960s, Salt lived in a Housing Commission house in a Victorian country town; he feels lucky that hard work has afforded him a good education, an interesting job, and a solid middle-class lifestyle. From this vantage point he views the harsh, competitive, “I’m special and therefore I deserve to have that job/that Noosa holiday/that car/that window office/that Butternut Snap’’ world with a mix of childlike curiosity and grumpy-old-man irritation. Not much in this wonderful collection escapes his tuned antennae. Salt tackles suburban aspirants who pronounce Brighton as “Brah-ton’’ with the same enthusiasm he applies to the baby boomer parent who spoils and overcompensates. This is a fabulous book to keep beside the bed, or to offer dinner party hosts as a thank-you gift. If goat’s cheese is on the menu, they may squirm uncomfortably. (“ … inside the goat’s cheese curtain live al fresco foodie, artsy-fartsy types and a large helping of the business set’’.) But they will be impressed by your creative gift choice and admire your ability, via Salt, to plug into the national zeitgeist. \

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This fascinating book details the extraordinary journey taken by Tim Lycett, a former detective, genealogist Sandra Playle, and others in their efforts to identify the remains of 250 Australian soldiers buried in an unmarked mass grave near the famous Fromelles battlefields of World War One. The investigation was a legal and logistical feat, driven by a desire to reunite families with their lost loved ones. Fromelles: The Final Chapters reminds us that history stays alive through the stories of its participants, the observations of secondary sources and the curiosity of ongoing generations to learn more. \

Saroo Brierley’s quest to find his natural mother via Google Earth has been well documented in recent weeks. We urge you to step behind the headlines and have a read of this absorbing account of one adopted Indian boy’s determination to piece together the fragmented memories of his childhood. The objective: to find the village he accidentally strayed from as a five-year-old. With clear recollections and good old-fashioned storytelling, Saroo, now a Tasmanian businessman in his early 30s, recalls the fear of being lost and the anguish of separation. \

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nissan Pulsar stl sedan What is it? Back at last. What’s in it? A 96-kilowatt 1.8-litre with a six-speed manual. A continuously variable auto adds $2250. is it thirsty? i used 9 litres per 100 kilometres in the city, 6.6 in the country. The official combined figure is 7.2.

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issan Pulsars first hit the market in the late 1970s (they were Datsuns back then) and have always presented robust value. My fave was the N14 between 1990 and 1995, the best Pulsar of the lot. In 2005, Nissan replaced the Pulsar with a comprehensively dreadful thing carrying a name few could pronounce and no one could spell, Tiida. Many people outside the company, and quite a few inside it, thought this was dumb and it only sold on price. Nissan’s share of the small-car market plummeted. After just eight years Nissan has awakened to the error of its ways and it’s an the Pulsar is back. And it’s a ripper. easy car The current yardstick in the to drive and small-car market is Mazda’s 3 and fits like old the new Pulsar is every bit as good, but it faces two significant hurdles; socks the Mazda is cheaper (and down here price is critical) and it’s less powerful. The power isn’t something you will notice; the Nissan is lighter and feels just as fast and Pulsar is $21,878. Officially, anyway. responsive as the Mazda. As for price, well Nissan has learnt much from the Tiida Nissan salespeople have always had sharper embarrassment. The Pulsar’s soundproofing pencils than anyone. I wouldn’t be surprised is good, the manual gear change is fast and to see the Pulsar give the 3, and indeed the smooth, the front seats are excellent and Corolla, the Focus and the i30, a fright. there’s generous legroom in the rear. The boot Early evidence suggests this is already is commodious and there’s a full-size spare. happening. Pulsar sales are strong Equipment is as you’d expect. All models and Mazda has lately dropped the base get cruise, Bluetooth and five-star safety, price of the 3 to $19,990 – a great deal the STL adds a dash screen, USB and iPod by any definition. Meanwhile, the cheapest connectivity and other bits and pieces.

The Pulsar’s difference is that it’s good to drive. It rides well and handles acceptably, it cruises nicely in the country and the fuel economy is good. And it’s well made with high structural integrity. This is an easy car to drive and fits like old socks, but when you get thoroughly into the act of driving, it can be highly satisfying, just like the N14. So it’s a much more rewarding thing than any of its major competitors. \


thumbs up Fun to drive, excellent space, good front seating. thumbs DoWn a bit expensive; you’ll have to deal to get the price down. * These are manufacturer’s list prices.

things you DiDn’t knoW about motoring ... Northwestern university research suggests women are on average charged 6 per cent more than men for similar repairs. But while a third of women asking for a discount get one, with men it’s a quarter.

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BRUNSWICK EAST 185 Glenlyon Road




A brilliant balance of classic and contemporary Comprehensive renovation has introduced consummate contemporary luxury to this landmark four bedroom, two bathroom

Auction Sat 27 Jul, 11.00

residence. Northern light and designer flair define inviting living/dining areas accompanied by an open plan kitchen in which

View Thu 6:30 - 7:00; Sat 10:30 - 11:00

Miele and Smeg appliances and stainless steel bench-tops illustrate an un-comprising commitment to quality. Generous

Quentin Hinrichs 0419 387 703

decking, sunny outdoor dimensions, a charming studio/work-shop and secure carport create a great backdrop for first class

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spaces in an ideal city edge setting.

BRUNSWICK WEST 3/46 Halpin Street




Total townhouse temptation Set back from the street, one of only four, the appeal of this light filled modern townhouse is immediately apparent

Auction Sat 10 Aug, 1.30

throughout downstairs living/dining areas complemented by reverse cycle heating/cooling, an immaculate modern kitchen

Quoting $550K - $600K

and outlooks over a generous rear courtyard. An upstairs terrace adds further outdoor appeal, accessed from two double

View Thu 5:00 -5:30; Sat 10:00 - 10:30

bedrooms that share a central bathroom complemented downstairs by separate laundry and powder room. Huge single

Jason Sharpe 0438 847 700

garage. Melville Road trams, Gilpin Park and Grantham Street shops enhance an ideal city edge address.

Luke Piccolo 0412 951 273 Carlton 9347 1755

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COBURG 65 Reynard Street




A classic keeps pace with the times Behind its elevated, traditional faรงade, this updated & extended three bedroom Californian's bright, inviting spaces include a

Auction Sat 3 Aug, 12.00

welcoming lounge complemented by a modern kitchen with island bench & living/dining areas accompanied by reverse cycle

Quoting $590K - $640K

heating/cooling. French doors flow to a family friendly garden including an entertaining pergola. Ducted heating, leadlight

View Wed 5:30 - 6:00; Sat 11:00 - 11:30

windows & lock up garage. Proximity to Robinson Reserve recreation facilities, Coburg West Primary School, Moreland Station

Anthony Gattuso 0417 330 257

& Sydney Road tram routes contributes additional appeal to a Californian that has clearly kept up with the times.

Jason Sharpe 0438 847 700 Carlton 9347 1755

NORTHCOTE 55 Charles Street



Victorian vibrancy - always vital! Updated period proportions and light filled modern spaces form an exceptionally compatible combination throughout this

Auction Sat 10 Aug, 2.30

engaging two bedroom terrace, enhanced by north facing rear aspects and proximity to Merri Station, bike paths by the creek,

Quoting $620K - $680K

High Street cafes and trams to the CBD. A flexible living or dining area conveys a welcoming mood, matched by a separate

View Thu 5:30 - 6:00, Sat 12:00 - 12:30

kitchen and a living/meals space that catches all the northern light. Attractive landscaping and the option of off street parking

Anthony Gattuso 0417 330 257

create an ideal conclusion to a city edge home of instant - and enduring - appeal.

Jason Sharpe 0438 847 700 Carlton 9347 1755

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CARLTON 346 Drummond Street

COBURG 4/30 Shaftsbury Street

Development site with approved plans

The love of light



This development opportunity is a rare find. Zoned

Deadline Private Sale

Instantly enjoyable, endlessly bright, this fully

business 1, with approved plans for 3 one bedroom

Closing 5.00pm Thursday 25 July

renovated north facing apartment on the Brunswick

Quoting $385K - $420K

apartments, a dual level two bedroom apartment & a

Jason Sharpe 0438 847 700

border is one of only seven. Large living opening to a

View Thu 5:00 - 5:30; Sat 12:00 - 12:30

shop make this an enticing proposition, currently

Sam Abboud 0401 434 329

sunny balcony is complemented by huge separate

Lisa Roberts 0413 265 362

configured for use as an office space with

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kitchen/meals. Under cover parking and secure store

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comfortable car access from a rear laneway.


Auction Sat 10 Aug, 12.30

room ensure convenience matches comfort.

PARKVILLE 702/228 The Avenue




ARCADIA - brilliance inside, beauty beyond Balcony views that stretch across Royal Park Golf Course to the Macedon Ranges provide sensational sights and sunsets for

Auction Sat 10 Aug, 2.00

this light filled ARCADIA apartment. Generous living/dining areas are accompanied by the open plan kitchen´s combination of

Quoting $740K - $780K

gleaming granite benches, stainless steel appliances and ample storage. Video security, heating/cooling and allocated car

View Wed 5:00 - 5:30, Sat 10:00 - 10:30

parking enhance a desirable contemporary building surrounded by Royal Park and Princes Park, close to tram routes,

Sam Abboud 0401 434 329

Melbourne University and the city - but it´s the views that you´ll remember best!

Ian Rye 0418 302 458 Carlton 9347 1755

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ASCOT VALE 38 Bloomfield Road






A visionary approach to Ascot Vale A brand new 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom home from JKG Building, ideally poised between Ascot Vale station and Union Road. A refined formal Lounge creates a fabulous first impression, matched by a separate living/dining area and a Bosch fitted kitchen overlooking a landscaped north facing backdrop featuring sunny decking, seductive pool and BBQ bench. Brilliant

Auction Inspect Price Land

Saturday 3rd August at 2pm Wednesday 5.30-6pm & Saturday 12.30-1pm Price on application 327sqm approx


John Morello 0412 088 757 Kieran Moloney 0400 634 565 Elisha Di Paola 0430 133 096


Kensington 8378 0500

FITZROY NORTH 66 Delbridge Street




Substantial Space & Scope in Edinburgh Gardens Environs Launch an enviable lifestyle just metres to Edinburgh Gardens with this freestanding doublefronted Victorian that´s solid, comfortable and sure to inspire innovative contemporary rejuvenation. First time offered in over 50 years including flexible 3 bedroom layout, heating, cooling, alarm and rear LUG seconds to schools, Queens Pde/Brunswick St and transport. 28 THE WEEKLY REVIEW \ juLY 24, 2013

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Saturday 3rd August at 12noon Thursday 12.30-1pm & Saturday 3-3.30pm Estimate $1,200,000 - $1,300,000 Land 37.18m x 10.05m approx.


Simon Shrimpton 0411 889 577 Craig Shearn 0418 596 388


Clifton Hill 9481 6800

CLIFTON HILL 155 Roseneath Street




Classic Catch in Parklands Pocket This substantial solid brick doublefronted home in the sought-after Yarra Bend precinct is a prized Clifton Hill catch. Boasting tasteful update and large northfacing rear garden (ROW). Near parks, trails, trains, cafĂŠs, shops and schools.

Auction Inspect Estimate Land Contact Office




Surround Yourself With Style This refined contemporary Kensington Banks residence offers sophisticated Living, flexible Retreat or Study and light filled Kitchen/Dining leading to designer decking, Jacuzzi pavilion and landscaped gardens. With store room and secure garage

Auction Inspect Estimate Contact Office



Brilliant New Easy-Access Oasis

Saturday 3rd August at 2pm Thu 4.30-5pm & Sat 10-10.30am $880,000 - $930,000 10.97m x 30.2m approx. Rod Watson 0407 848 599 Bev Adam 0422 396 477 Clifton Hill 9481 6800

KENSINGTON 36 Howlett Street

COLLINGWOOD 4/77 Little Oxford Street 3 Created for stylish and secure living; absolute privacy and personal lift highlight this stunning brand new 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom townhouse. Own auto LUG, north-facing alfresco areas, state-of-the-art kitchen near Gertrude/Brunswick/Smith St.

Auction Inspect

Saturday 27th July at 12noon Thursday 5.30-6pm & Saturday from 11.30am Estimate $800,000 - $850,000 Contact Simon Shrimpton 0411 889 577 Craig Shearn 0418 596 388 Office Clifton Hill 9481 6800

KENSINGTON 22 Rankins Road




More than merely an address, an identity Saturday 27th July at 2pm Thur 5.45-6.15pm & Sat from 1.30pm $800,000 - $880,000 John Morello 0412 088 757 Kieran Moloney 0400 634 565 Elisha Di Paola 0430 133 096 Kensington 8378 0500

The former Flemington & District Dispensary, c1915, now a spectacular modern residence that retains romantic ceilings, lead-light windows, open fire places and polished floors. Hydronic heating. OSP enhances a pivotal position.

Auction Inspect Estimate Contact Office

Saturday 3rd August at 2pm Wed 5.30-6pm & Sat 2.30-3pm $880,000 - $960,000 Ryan Currie 0419 120 221 Anita Taylor 0432 805 596 Kensington 8378 0500

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Carlton 3.1/125 Rathdowne Street A magnificent design for executive living. Commanding breathtaking CBD views over two levels, this grand-scale apartment opposite the Exhibition Building offers 236 sq.m of luxuriously appointed living space, plus expansive outdoor living areas. Superbly zoned accommodation comprises a vast living and dining area open to state-of-theart kitchen with butler’s pantry, second informal living room, main bedroom with dressing room and stunning ensuite, two further large bedrooms with ensuites and walk-in wardrobes, gallery with fitted study, laundry and powder room. Including directentry lift, two car spaces and extensive storage, this quite exceptional property features marble and other premium finishes and zoned air conditioning. 3


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> EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST Closing 4.00pm - 15th August > MEL REF 2B / H10 > PRICE Please contact agent > OFFICE Carlton 158 Rathdowne Street 3053 > TEL 9340 1900 > CONTACT Scott McElroy 0411 889 972

Elizabeth Schofield 0405 387 045

Fitzroy North 1C Grant Street Contemporary in a classical context. Designed by renowned architects Techne this striking contemporary residence offers a rare opportunity to buy a remarkable new home in a prestigious Fitzroy North location. Space, light, and open plan living are the key elements blended to perfection with state of the art appointments and finishes. Comprises 3 bedrooms, (master with ensuite), 2nd bathroom, separate study area, well appointed kitchen with open plan living and dining opening onto two outdoor terraces, and the bonus of off individual garaging for 2 cars. A private roof top terrace overlooking Edinburgh Gardens and the CBD crowns this special offering.




2 Thurs 5.15 - 5.45pm & Sat 3.15 - 4.00pm Sat 3rd August - 1.00pm 2C / E3 $1,175,000 - $1,250,000 Carlton 158 Rathdowne Street 3053 9340 1900 Michael Amarant 0411 144 569 Elizabeth Schofield 0405 387 045 30 THE WEEKLY REVIEW \ juLY 24, 2013

Northcote 16 Westbourne Grove ‘Roselea’: Victorian charm meets modern style. This classic tuckpointed terrace residence, close to two tram routes, High St and Merri Creek, offers immaculately presented accommodation comprising two double bedrooms (one with wall of quality built-in wardrobes), an extra spacious living and dining room opening to deep paved courtyard with covered outdoor living area and deck, stylish contemporary kitchen and smart bathroom/laundry. Featuring well-preserved period detail, polished timber and concrete floors, quality carpets and ducted heating, this appealing property includes side access and dual car parking from a wide right of way. 2




186 (approx)

Thurs 6.30 - 7.00pm & Sat 2.30 - 3.00pm Sat 10th August - 12.00pm 30 / D9 $660,000 - $720,000 Northcote 64 High Street 3070 8481 1900 Sam Rigopoulos 0425 834 583 George Theocharis 0415 578 809

Thornbury 39 Hutton Street Edwardian elegance meets contemporary style. Renovated with taste and flair, this picture-perfect residence (ca 1910) is sure to please! Light-filled accommodation comprises two double bedrooms (BIRs), an expansive living and dining room, wellequipped kitchen (tongue-and-groove cabinetry and stainless steel appliances) and a smart tiled bathroom/ concealed laundry. A pergola-covered deck overlooks the paved and landscaped rear garden, which includes remote-entry parking for two cars. Located close to schools, Thornbury Station and two tram routes, this inviting property features large loft storage, fine period detail, polished timber floors, quality carpets, zoned heating/cooling and gas log fires. 2




247 (approx)

Thurs 6.00 - 6.30pm & Sat 3.15 - 3.45pm Sat 10th August - 1.00pm 30 / F4 $640,000 - $700,000 Northcote 64 High Street 3070 8481 1900 George Theocharis 0415 578 809 Sam Rigopoulos 0425 834 583 juLY 24, 2013 \ THE WEEKLY REVIEW 31

COLLINS SIMMS FITZROY NORTH 276 Rae Street Pride of place in gracious ‘Britten’s Building c1881’ is reflected in the outstanding presentation and period appeal of this excellent three bedroom Victorian. Tastefully enhanced for a modern lifestyle offering traditional formal rooms (open fireplaces), light filled living/meals overlooking entertainers’ garden, bath/powder rooms, hydronic heating, large 1st floor terrace and off street parking. Moments to Edinburgh Gardens, village cafés and trams.


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Thursday 1-1.30pm Saturday 12.45-1.15pm


Belinda Lindsay 0409 853 769 Angela Coates 0417 439 090


286 Queens Parade Clifton Hill 9488 0688

Web Part of the Marshall White Group

Northcote 93 Westgarth Street Elegant double fronted period home in central Westgarth. Fully renovated family home with quality fittings & fixtures boasting 2 living areas, modern kitch, central bathroom with spa & bi-fold doors off rumpus room leading to North facing entertaining area, OSP & shed.

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386 (approx)

Thurs 5.00 - 5.30pm & Sat 2.15 - 2.45pm > AUCTION Sat 10th August - 11.00an > MEL REF 30 / F11 > EPR $900,000 - $990,000 > OFFICE Northcote 64 High Street 3070 > TEL 8481 1900 > CONTACT Sam Rigopoulos 0425 834 583 Eric Brown 0404 012 483 > VIEW

Thornbury 89/337 Station Street This attractive first home or investment property close to Station St cafes and parklands offers expansive living/dining flowing to balcony, large kitchen, 2 double BRs and tiled bathroom, with parking, security and access to pool and tennis court facilities.




Wed 6.30 - 7.00pm & Sat 3.15 - 3.45pm > AUCTION Sat 10th August - 2.00pm > MEL REF 31 / A6 > EPR $390,000 - $430,000 > OFFICE Northcote 64 High Street 3070 > TEL 8481 1900 > CONTACT Eric Brown 0404 012 483 Sam Rigopoulos 0425 834 583 > VIEW

COLLINS SIMMS FAIRFIELD 221 Rathmines Street There’s an innovative inner-city style with a lot more space in this brilliant up to five bedroom, two bathroom residence designed by renowned Fitzroy architect Bruce Katsipidis. Includes office/study, rumpus, living/dining, quality kitchen, double-glazing, decking, garden under a majestic Oak and off street parking. A modern renovation of remarkable flexibility, captivating form and family functionality moments to parklands, Station Street, trains and schools.


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Nicholas Corby 0418 512 978 Stephen Whitelaw 0418 616 000


286 Queens Parade Clifton Hill 9488 0688

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'Worthing': Victorian grandeur on ruckers hill This landmark Italianate residence (ca 1886), tastefully renovated on a vast landscaped allotment (2660 sq.m. approx) with unrivalled CBD views offers separate living and dining rooms, state-of-the-art kitchen, 3 double BRs (one with dressing room), 2 bathrooms, cellars, courtyard, verandah and secure parking, plus grand period detail and premium fittings.

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northcote 155 Clarke Street

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Sat 10 August at 2 pm Thurs 12.30-1 & 6-6.30, Sat 27 July 12-12.45 $1.75m - $1.9m Northcote I 9486 1800 Luke Sacco 0407 528 040 John Karr 0419 522 328

Live Large on The BouLevard On 1814sqm, this gracious family home stands proud on The Boulevard, minutes from leading schools, shops and Yarra parklands. Solid brick, 4 BRs plus study, bright lounge, separate dining, spacious kitchen, luxury family bathroom, sunroom, polished floorboards throughout. Enormous family-friendly backyard, double garage and rumpus above. With approved plans for double-storey extension, a rare combination of space, location and opportunity. Potential unit site (STCA).

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ivanhoe easT 243 The Boulevard




Sat 10 August at 1 pm Thurs 12-12.30 & Sat 27 July 12.45-1.15 POA Ivanhoe I 9490 2900 Liz Walker 0412 659 140 James Labiris 0409 094 767 David Oster 0418 800 120

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period grace meetS Stunning contemporary Style Designed by Neil Architects, this superbly zoned residence close to parkland and Fairfield Village offers 3 bedrooms, separate living and dining zones, state-of-the-art kitchen and bathroom, laundry, expansive landscaped outdoor living area, workshop/studio and quality fittings.

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northcote 9 Howitt Street

thornbury 43 Hutton Street Shopfront SenSation in the heart of thornbury! Spacious and stylish, this renovated three bedroom Edwardian corner store home includes contemporary bathroom, open living/dining and modern kitchen, heating and cooling, delightful backyard garden and double garage/ workshop. 36 THE WEEKLY REVIEW \ juLY 24, 2013





auction Sat 3 August at 11 am inSPEct Thurs 5.15-5.45 & Sat 27 July 12.15-12.45 guidE $650,000 - $700,000 oFFicE Northcote I 9486 1800 contact Peter Egan 0411 844 230 Jacqui Knapsey 0418 592 509


Sat 3 August at 11 am Thurs 5.45-6.15 & Sat 27 July 2.15-2.45 $860,000 - $950,000 Northcote I 9486 1800 Roland Paterson 0417 367 997


thornbury 3 Fenwick Street beautifully renovated and ready to enjoy! Gorgeous 3BR Edwardian includes a modern bathroom, Smeg-equipped kitchen, open living/dining out to al-fresco entertaining deck and north-facing backyard with off-street parking via ROW.




auction Sat 10 August at 12 pm inSPEct Thurs 6.15-6.45 & Sat 27 July 2.45-3.15 guidE $740,000 - $815,000 oFFicE Northcote I 9486 1800 contact Colin Abbas 0414 659 635 Robert Pierantozzi 0405 415 078

Modern luxury Meets warehouse style! Functional and individual, this stunning city-edge home includes two bedrooms and mezzanine-style study/3BR, superb central bathroom with Onyx feature wall, front lounge, central living/dining area and modern kitchen, plus high vaulted ceilings, gas heating, polished timber floors and much more.

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fitzroy 195 Young Street

clifton hill 29 Rutland Street Generously proportioned throughout, this pretty Victorian terrace (C1880) offers excellent accommodation and maintenance-free living. It comprises 2 or 3 bedrooms - 2 with OFPs and BIRs, a central bathroom incl. laundry, sitting room with OFP and bookcase, and a light-filled rear living zone opening to a private, paved courtyard. Features hydronic heating and roof storage.




auction Sat 10 August at 10.30 am inSPEct Thurs 5-5.30 & Sat 27 July 10-10.30 guidE $620,000 - $680,000 oFFicE Fitzroy I 9417 1956 contact Roland Paterson 0417 367 997


Sat 10 August at 11 am Thurs 6-6.30 & Sat 27 July 2.45-3.15 $760,000 - $820,000 Fitzroy I 9417 1956 Grant Leonard 0407 323 181 Luke Chisholm 0439 392 887

fitzroy north 30 McKean Street


iMpressive Mix of Modern luxury and period charM Superbly renovated 3BR period home featuring stunning bathroom, formal living, gourmet kitchen and open living/ dining to decked courtyard. Features include stone benches/ vanities, hydronic heating, split-system a/c, alarm, unique pressed-metal ceilings, Spotted Gum floors. Stroll to Edinburgh Gardens, St Georges Rd & Queens Parade cafes and trams. A ready-to-enjoy lifestyle of quality and ease in one of North Fitzroy’s premier locations.



auction This Sat at 1.30 pm inSPEct Thurs 2.30-3 & Sat 27 July 1-1.30 guidE $1.1m - $1.2m oFFicE Fitzroy I 9417 1956 contact Janine Ballantyne 0400 182 710 Tom Roberts 0418 553 680

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a CalifoRnia ClaSSiC – SuPeRbly Renovated foR family living This light-filled residence in a prime Fairy Hills location close to leading schools, shops and transport offers 3BRs (ensuite and dressing room to main), formal dining, expansive informal living/dining flowing to deck with stunning views, well-equipped kitchen, family bathroom and laundry, plus double garage and landscaped gardens. Land size 557sqm approx.

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ivanhoe 28 Redesdale Road

noRth melbouRne 594 Victoria Street edwaRdian SPlendouR - PoSition PluS Potential This substantial residence on large land close to Errol St and the Vic Market offers 3 very large BRs, spacious living room and functional kitchen/meals, tiled bathroom and ROW access garage, plus exceptional period detail.

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auction Sat 10 August at 11 am inSPEct Thurs 12.45-1.15 & Sat 27 July 11.45-12.15 guidE $1m - $1.1m oFFicE Carlton North I 9347 4322 contact Luke Sacco 0407 528 040 Tom Breen 0437 175 677



This Sat at 11 am Thurs 12-12.30 & Sat 27 July 10.30-11 $1m - $1.15m Ivanhoe I 9490 2900 Dave Oster 0418 800 120 Roland Paterson 0417 367 997 Nunzio Sulfaro 0414 223 134

Regent 38 Frankston Street Quality, Style and Regent PReStige! Gorgeous 3BR clinker-brick home includes central bathroom, separate lounge, modern kitchen/dining area, ducted heating and cooling, expansive outdoor entertaining area and northfacing backyard.




auction Sat 10 August at 2 pm inSPEct Wed 5.30-6 & Sat 27 July 3-3.30 guidE $560,000 - $610,000 oFFicE Preston I 9478 5000 contact Michelle Portelli 0414 758 541 Colin Abbas 0414 659 635

FederAtion beAuty in A tightly-held locAtion This gorgeous solid-brick period home comprises three generous bedrooms, spacious lounge and dining, updated kitchen and bathroom. Features include hydronic heating, new carpets, NBN connectivity, Baltic Pine floors and high pressed-metal ceilings throughout, delightful courtyard garden with ROW.

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brunswick 14 Cooraminta Street

brunswick eAst 114 Victoria Street A cut Above the rest! With a wider than normal street frontage, this attractive Edwardian home is as appealing as it is spacious. Two generous bedrooms (both with BIRs), huge central bathroom with European laundry, light filled formal living room opens to a second living zone with well appointed kitchen and open plan dining and living. Double doors to a private courtyard complete with vegetable garden and shed. Features attic storage, solar panels, rainwater tank. Fabulous location!





auction This Sat at 11 am inSPEct Thurs 5.30-6 & Sat 27 July 10.30-11 guidE $680,000 - $740,000 oFFicE Brunswick I 9388 0088 contact Tom Roberts 0418 553 680 Janine Ballantyne 0400 182 710



coburg 2E Campbell Street light-Filled Modern hAven Part of the Moreland Market building, this striking two bedroom conversion makes a fashionable statement, in a cosmopolitan locale moments from cafes, shops and transport.

Sat 3 August at 12 pm Thurs 5.30-6 & Sat 27 July 11-11.30 $700,000 - $770,000 Brunswick I 9388 0088 Duncan McPherson 0416 108 436 Nicholas West 0418 559 494



auction Sat 3 August at 11 am inSPEct Thurs 5.45-6.15 & Sat 27 July 2.30-3 guidE $390,000 - $430,000 oFFicE Brunswick I 9388 0088 contact Carl Sacco 0404 468 258

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ImpressIvely equIpped three-bedroom lIvIng This stylish energy-efficient residence close to Queens Pde and parkland offers 3 bedrooms (ensuite to main), study zone, spacious living/dining flowing to courtyard, luxury kitchen, second bathroom and powder room, plus carport and premium fittings.

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clIfton hIll 32A Noone Street

brunswIck 71 Rose Street plan a rosy future Take on the challenge of rejuvenating this simple three bedroom Californian Bungalow or snap up the opportunity to build your brand new dream home in an appealing Brunswick locale (S.T.C.A.). Lounge, dining, kitchen/meals and rear garden. Garage and rear ROW.

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auction Sat 3 August at 3.30 pm inSPEct Thurs 5.30-6 & Sat 27 July 1-1.30 guidE $500,000 - $550,000 oFFicE Brunswick I 9388 0088 contact Carl Sacco 0404 468 258



brunswIck 5 Rope Walk warehouse style, modern luxury, cIty-edge convenIence! Spacious 3 bedroom townhouse includes two bathrooms, study, open living/dining and stone-bench kitchen, northfacing entertainers’ terrace, heating/cooling, polished hardwood floors, secure undercover parking.

Sat 10 August at 12 pm Thurs 5.30-6 & Sat 27 July 10.30-11 $850,000 - $920,000 Fitzroy I 9417 1956 Rick Daniel 0409 737 985 Arch Staver 0417 515 802




auction Sat 3 August at 2 pm inSPEct Thurs 6.30-7 & Sat 27 July 11.30-12 guidE $600,000 - $660,000 oFFicE Brunswick I 9388 0088 contact Jonathan McLeish 0401 944 029 Carl Sacco 0404 468 258

Brunswick 18A David Street Modern luxury living in the heart of Brunswick! Stunning 3BR home features two bathrooms, Miele kitchen and open living/dining area, private courtyard with off-street parking a ROW, plus hydronic heating and split-system a/c, alarm, plantation shutters.




auction Sat 10 August at 2.30 pm inSPEct Thurs 5.30-6 & Sat 27 July 11.30-12 guidE $700,000 - $770,000 oFFicE Brunswick I 9388 0088 contact Jonathan West 0418 315 490

THORNBURY 1-8/152 Collins Street

8 x 2 Bedroom Apartments To Be Sold As One

Carlton North I 9347 4322

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Super charge your investment portfolio, get the most out of your super, make the most of the family trust, with this terrific complex of 8 x 2 bedroom apartments on a 788m2 corner allotment (approx). Perfectly positioned just moments from Penders Park, it is an easy stroll from all the delights of High Street.

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This Thursday at 1.00pm Thursday 12:30-1pm $2,600,000 - $2,800,000 Bill Kyriakopoulos 0419 008 008 Bernard Stocco 0418 344 166 Love Thornbury 9480 2288

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NORTHCOTE 25 Main Street The Main Reason To Come Home Live large in this ultra contemporary architect designed home, where clean lines, luxury inclusions & floor to ceiling glass expanses create a light filled family haven. Nestled in a quiet, tree lined cul-de-sac it delivers high end living where multiple living spaces, three huge bedrooms & innovative bathrooms demand your attention. An impressive 2 Pac kitchen delivers a fully integrated Miele fridge, Smeg 900mm s/steel appliances, dishwasher & stone bench tops as it overlooks the spacious meals & family area which flows onto the large entertaining deck. Upstairs lounge/home office, designer bathroom, master bedroom with ensuite, sep laundry, double carport & premium extras. Enviously located a stroll to bus, train & Station St shops.


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RESERVOIR 13 Elsey Road Introducing Reservoir’s Newest Stylish Address Built with quality, designed for maximum comfort and located for premium convenience, treat yourself to a higher standard of living as a resident of this brand new residential development. With a selection of one, two and three-bedroom Townhouses and single-level villas available, become the proud owner of a carefree lifestyle offering walking distance to transportation and only moments away from cafes, shops, schools and parks.

NORTHCOTE 170 Gladstone Avenue Family Lifestyle With All The Trimmings Fusing a classical Californian Bungalow with a modern renovation creates a fantastic family home & a rewarding lifestyle. Granite kitchen, enormous meals, family & study area, rear ROW, plus OSP. Stroll to transport, schools & Merri Creek parklands.

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$930,000 - $980,000 Thur 6:15-6:45pm & Sat from 11:30am Photo ID required Michael Divito 0403 739 393 Gino De Iesi 0418 328 062

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Adriano Persichetti 0402 055 437 Anthony Cardinale 0412 994 599



THORNBURY 31 Lewis Street Period Charmer A Treat For Modern Tastes Cleverly renovated to satisfy contemporary desires whilst retaining original appeal, this period home offers lounge, kitchen/meals & covered entertainers’ deck. Stroll to Mayer Park, Merri Creek trail, transport & local shops; short drive to vibrant High St.


$815,000 Sat 1:30-2pm Photo ID required Anthony De Iesi 0407 803 501 Gino De Iesi 0418 328 062

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NORTHCOTE 149 Arthurton Road Beguiling Presence A charming façade announces this attractive & freestanding period home. Enticing, with further enhancement possibilities, living spaces comprise: lounge, kitchen/meals, rear garden. garage & rear ROW. Stroll to CERES park, trams, schools & shops.

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Family Favourite In Outstanding Locale With stylish touches including granite counters & a beautiful open fireplace, this inviting family home boasts a top position near Northcote’s best features. Huge living/ dining, quality kitchen, lounge/fourth bedroom, rear verandah, garden & rear OSP.

This Saturday at 2pm Thur 6-6:30pm & Sat from 1:30pm Photo ID required Sandra Brizzi 0404 078 567 Gino De Iesi 0418 328 062

NORTHCOTE 26 Gladstone Avenue So Glad To Come Home Gracing one of Northcote’s most superbly located streets, this Victorian with northerly rear aspect offers a brilliant opportunity to enter the fashionable locale. The light filled kitchen/dining/living benefits adjoins a pergola & garden, with rear ROW.


$480,000 - $520,000 Thurs 6:30-7pm & Sat 1:30-2pm Photo ID required Sandra Brizzi 0404 078 567 Gino De Iesi 0418 328 062

NORTHCOTE 35 Gadd Street



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Open The Door To Your Dream Lifestyle A stroll from lively High St & within easy reach of the CBD, this contemporary residence boasts the ultimate in low-maintenance modern living. Spacious open-plan living/dining with S/S kitchen, balcony, heat/cooling, laundry, pwd/room & covered parking spaces.

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PRESTON 14 Larne Grove HUGE FAMILY FOCUS IN LIFESTYLE CUL-DE-SAC A substantial family haven in a prized Preston South cul-de-sac adjoining Adams Park, this impressive 4BR, 2 bathroom Californian bungalow represents a perfectly strategic lifestyle move with abundant accommodation, quality features and secure garden surroundings. Close to schools, High Street and transport; featuring lounge room, living room, family dining, Smeg granite kitchen, heating, air-conditioners, alarm and OSP including carports.

THORNBURY 200 Collins Street 3 BEDROOM OPPORTUNITY ON COLLINS This classic 1950s home has double-fronted appeal though there are no two ways of looking at its position - it is complete and utter convenience! Walk to Hayes Park, school, transport and the shopping strip from this comfortable 3BR home secluded on a substantial 508m2 block with LUG. The ideal inner-city investment or first-home, immediately enjoy while planning to renovate, extend or rebuild (STCA) for a fabulous lifestyle. Offers living room, large and functional kitchen and meals area, bathroom, gas heating and big backyard.


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FITZROY 52 Argyle Street




Auction Open Mel Ref Contact

Saturday 3rd August at 2pm Wednesday 5.45 - 6.15pm 44 A3 Steven Scalise 0439 660 334 Office Level 1/252 St Georges Road Fitzroy North 9489 9888 Website

Located in Nth Fitzroy’s cafe precinct this Vic Tce offers the rarity of two street frontages. Comp: 2 BR’s lounge with side courtyard, kitchen, bathroom, laundry, courtyard & potential OSP via 2nd St (STCA). Offered in a neat liveable condition perfect for buyers seeking a rental investment or immediate comfortable accommodation with further potential.

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Saturday 3rd August at 12.30pm Thursday 5.45 - 6.15pm 30 B11 Steven Scalise 0439 660 334 Office Level 1/252 St Georges Road Fitzroy North 9489 9888 Website


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START UP IN WESTGARTH This 2 bedroom apartment boasts character, charm and spacious living. Comprising open plan living/dining room with direct access to a balcony, updated kitchen, 2 bedrooms with BIR’s, functional bathroom with laundry facilities, separate toilet and off street parking. Within moments of the Westgarth shopping precinct, trams, trains plus parks at your doorstep.


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NORTHCOTE 4/57 Walker Street



AN HONEST RELIC OF A BYGONE ERA This 2-storey, 4-bedroom Victorian hasn’t had its classic features stripped out, in fact, it’s so original that the floorboards are still awaiting a first coat of gloss. It’ll need some work, but with features including 5 fireplaces, high ceilings and a large suburbansized backyard with rear-lane and side access, it’ll be well worth it.

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NORTHCOTE 126A Emmaline Street




Saturday 27th July at 1pm Wed 5.30 - 6pm & Sat 12.30-1pm 30 E11 Travis Corbett 0438 777 916 Office Level 1/252 St Georges Road Fitzroy North 9489 9888 Website

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This well presented period home offers the opportunity of a lifetime with its location in one of Melbourne’s most sought after suburbs. It comprises 3 bedrooms, formal lounge, kitchen/meals area, bathroom, laundry, Nth facing rear garden, storage shed and the potential for OSP via wide lane way. Situated close to tram access to CBD and with schools, parks and cafes’ within a short distance, this is the perfect family home.

Auction Open Mel Ref Contact

Saturday 10th August at 12.30pm Thursday 6 - 6.30pm 30 C6 John Costanzo 0418 990 457 Office Level 1/252 St Georges Road Fitzroy North 9489 9888 Website

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CARLTON 34 NEILL STREET CORNER THE CARLTON MARKET WITH A BOLD INVESTMENT! Snap up one of these 30 brilliant apartments in this highly attractive boutique building in Carlton, ready to be lived in and all to be sold separately. Ideal investment opportunity for buyers seeking to develop their portfolio or ready to start living in this vibrant precinct. Offering brilliant rental returns potential, perfect for your selfmanaged super fund. All have been repainted and refreshed. Apartments offer large open plan living/dining, modern kitchen,

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crisp separate or ensuite bathroom, large floor-to-ceiling picture windows and great storage. 25 apartments with secure car space on title Secure access with remote-controlled gated entry, plus intercom. Complete lifestyle location in walking distance to the city, Lygon St cafe scene, CBD universities and shops. Also just moments to the leafy Carlton gardens, trams and with the Eastern Freeway access in minutes, this is a first class location.




$295,000-$360,000 Sat & Sun 12-1pm, Wed 12-1pm Maarten Bruin 0418 365 410 Dean Hipworth 0411 515 505 Marcus Peters 0418 337 051 Ground floor, 448 St Kilda Road, Melbourne 9867 1444


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The ‘Bells’ Are Ringing For Developers Two fantastic adjoining lots on separate titles, 432sqm approx combined, business 2 Zone and a charming updated dwelling in the heart of Bell Street, to be sold as a whole. Opportunity knocks for enterprising developers (STCA) or astute occupiers/investors, footsteps to the fabulous shopping, dining and transport options provided by Plenty Road and High Street. Auction

This Saturday 27th July at 11.00am


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Aldo Verga 0412 357 696 or Mario Butera 0412 380 400



Charming fully renovated brick family home with art deco character in this quiet side street. COMPRISING: separate entry hall, three spacious bedrooms, leadlight windows, high feature plaster ceilings, polished timber floors, tastefully renovated throughout including bathroom, modern kitchen with north facing family area, large laundry-utility room with second shower and toilet. Other features include gas ducted heating, gas hot water, lovely rear outdoor area, one off-street car park CHARACTER - CHARM - LOCATION AUCTION SATURDAY 10th AUGUST at 11am contact Graham Coulton 9497 2111 or 0411 198 452 120 Upper Heidelberg Rd Ivanhoe

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This outstanding development site is approximately 650sqm. Both townhouses comprise of 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, open plan living and meals area and lock-up garages. Situated in a most sought after location of Thornbury being close to primary and secondary schools, local shops and only metres away from the bus service. The existing home is still in very good order and currently leased on a periodic lease. A wonderful and rare opportunity!

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