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hen outgoing independent Tony Windsor founding member and managing director of the famously said he was thinking of heading Regional Development Company. down to the seat of Indi in northern Victoria Fed up with what they saw as Mirabella’s poor to help out the local candidate who was going to representation of their electorate, a group of 12 local take on the “nasty” Sophie Mirabella, the Cathy figures formed an incorporated association in July last McGowan campaign team were delighted. Windsor’s year, wrote up a set of core values and started asking endorsement gave McGowan, farm manager and the community about the issues that mattered to businesswoman, a national profile. The team them. Locals told them that trains, broadband, knew he would be a great asset. They looked mental health and jobs for their kids were the it was forward to the crowd of TV cameras that key issues. Kitchen conversations were held a true would accompany his visit. in towns across the electorate. The group then grassroots But, in an example of just how politically took their concerns to Mirabella, who held the campaign shrewd this campaign has been, it was seat by a margin of 9 per cent. later decided that Windsor, the man who “She gave us 11 minutes, and told us, ‘No, I notoriously gave power to Julia Gillard, was a know my electorate, and the issues are the cost of divisive and resented figure within their conservative living and stopping the boats’,” says Benedyka. rural electorate. They politely declined the offer, and This may have been the moment that radicalised McGowan pushed on to claim what seems at the time of the group. They knew they had to take the seat off writing to be a famous victory. her. Leading community figures were approached to The “Voice for Indi” independent campaign is a run, formal interviews were held and McGowan got fascinating paradox, and may well become the playbook the job. Volunteers came out of the woodwork. They for any independent political candidate around the had to sign and uphold the statement of core values country. It was a true grassroots campaign founded (respect, evidence-based work only). No one was to be on an unsentimental business model. “V for I”, as disrespectful or insulting of Mirabella: she was only ever it’s known, didn’t even start life as a political quest: referred to as the sitting member or the incumbent. “We didn’t know what it was at first: a community As the campaign continued, some volunteers organisation? A lobby group?” says Susan Benedyka, abandoned the Greens to come on board and, by


election day, volunteer numbers has risen to 600. With only enough money for one mail drop, the campaign used community contacts, face-to-face meetings and social media – run by the younger members of the team – to reach a large and disparate community. Social media was described as “crucial” in the campaign. The team drew upon the theories of Marshall Ganz, the Harvard alumnus and pioneer of grassroots political organising, to persuade voters of a need for change. And as the campaign went on, and the national media got a whiff of a possible boilover, attention turned to the north-east and momentum built. Well before the election was called, the team ran their figures and knew they could win on 25 per cent of the primary vote: McGowan ended up getting 32.8. She later said Liberal Party HQ should have seen this coming. When asked the secret of their success, Benedyka ticks off a list of key objectives that could come straight from an MBA handbook: “Planning, vision, follow-through, community.” Turns out that the winning strategy for a successful independent candidate is so pithy it could be written on the back of a country business card. \

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t won’t come as a surprise that Eamon Sullivan likes to win – not just in the pool, but at everything he tries. “Whether it’s rhythmic gymnastics or pretending to be a horse on all fours – I want to win,” he says. Kicking back on a long blue bench seat at Channel Ten’s headquarters, Sullivan is talking about some of the left-field challenges involved in his role as a team leader on Ten’s new family entertainment show, A League of Their Own. In his olive-green jeans, denim shirt and casual sneakers, he could be mistaken for any average 28-year-old. His casual attire and disarming grin are an excellent disguise for the core of fierce competitiveness just under the surface. What is surprising, though, is the fact that this three-time Commonwealth gold medallist and two-time Olympic silver medallist places clowning around just as high on his list of his priorities as winning. That why he has relished the opportunity to play the fool during his gig on A League of Their Own. The show, hosted by comedian Tommy Little, involves team captains Sullivan and Pat Cash competing in quizzes, funny games and sporting challenges, including trying their hand at V8 racing, gymnastics and cycling, among other things. It provides a welcome comic relief from the serious demands of Sullivan’s other pursuits. The Perth-born freestyle champion has focussed on winning since he started swimming competitively at the age of 13. So it’s refreshing for him to invite people to laugh at his shortcomings. “It’s quite funny when you try your hardest at something and you still look ridiculous,” he says. His grin widens as he hints at the quirky trivia questions that might be asked on the show. “Here are three sports stars, what are their favourite smells? It’s weird answers, like ‘sniffing a baby’,” he explains. “They’re all true facts.” Here’s another quirky question: which sports star set up a Twitter account for his dog, Baxter, and tweets on his behalf? The answer is: Eamon Sullivan. “It was a Saturday night in the peak of training,” Sullivan says. “I was sitting on the couch as usual. I looked at Baxter and thought, ‘What are you thinking?’ Then I thought, ‘I’ll just make it up’.” Baxter’s Twitter feed highlights Sullivan’s cheeky side: “Is that a tennis ball in your pocket or are you just happy to see me?” Baxter tweets to Sullivan. The three-year-old French bulldog hasn’t tweeted for more than a year but still boasts more than 600 followers. “He might make a comeback,” Sullivan chuckles. “But then Duke [Sullivan’s other French bulldog] will be jealous that he doesn’t have Twitter.” Social media hasn’t been all fun and games for Sullivan. He has received plenty of negative feedback for his performances from some of his 33,000 Twitter followers, particularly during the London 2012 Olympics, when many felt he failed to live up to his golden promise. “If you make one mistake there’s quite a negative response,” he says. “It’s disappointing when people have nothing better to do than slag you off or write something mean.” Still Sullivan insists nasty tweets are like “water off a duck’s back” and the only opinions that matter to him are those of his father, John, mother Pam, sister Pia, and his friends. “I just love to have fun,” he says. “Ask my friends. I’ll pester them until they break. I’m like a little brother that doesn’t quit. I don’t like being serious.”

Within the Olympic swimming team, he’s known for taking photos of his teammates taking a nap and posting them on Instagram. He says that growing up, he loved Jim Carrey and Rowan Atkinson and admired their ability to please a crowd. But when you’re a public figure, a bit of tomfoolery can turn into national news. Late last year, there was an incident involving a motorised scooter and a café patron during a buck’s party in Adelaide, which ended up with Sullivan pleading guilty to disorderly conduct and paying a $1000 fine. “Whenever I do have fun there’s photos. It’s made me a lot more cautious of having fun in public, which is a shame for me, but at the same time it’s fine. I enjoy going out for dinner and having a red wine instead of causing havoc,” he says. A havoc-free life will become inevitable now that the Australian Olympic Committee has declared Sullivan eligible for selection for the 2016 swimming team for Rio de Janeiro. There had been a question mark hovering over Sullivan’s Olympic future, and that of five teammates, investigated for taking the sedative Stilnox during a wild “team bonding” night in Manchester ahead of the London Olympics. Sullivan confessed to using the drug and publicly apologised. On August 23, the AOC announced he and the others would not face formal sanctions, but were on notice that no further indiscretions would be tolerated.


he decision has come as a huge relief to Sullivan, even though he admits that after his last Olympic experience, he contemplated throwing in the towel. He says there have been times in the past year when he battled with the idea of having to return to life as a “complete saint”, relinquishing fun and a social life to have a crack at gold again. “After London I was really disillusioned,” he says. “Obviously it wasn’t a great experience. You question yourself, why do I put myself through all the pain of training to be painted in a negative way?” But he’s not ready to give up the pool just yet. In June, after 10 months on dry land, Sullivan took his first dip since London. “Just having that feeling of watching the sun come up and being in the water and being around friends – it was something I really missed,” he says. “I’m not ready to bow out after the way London panned out.” He reckons he has only another three years of top-level swimming left in him. “You only have one shot at your sport and getting your life set up,” he says. “I really want to do that right.” Sullivan has had six major operations during his career and says it’s unusual for a swimmer to have even one. “I was going for speed, strength and power. My body just kept breaking down,” he says. The upside of the operations, he says, was that they gave him time to think and get in touch with his spiritual side. He has marked many of these occasions with tattoos. He twists his wrists to reveal two small Chinese characters – “this means good fortune” – then lifts his shirt to reveal more charcoal-coloured ink on the right side of his abdomen. “That’s a reiki symbol for strength and protection.” A scar from an emergency appendix removal adds texture to the artwork. He also has an unfinished Zen circle that represents moving away from a chosen path and making one’s own destiny. This is perhaps the most symbolic for Sullivan, who is already carving out a path in hospitality. After winning Celebrity MasterChef in 2009 with a decadent chocolate délice, Sullivan went on to share his

culinary flair with West Australians, opening Subiaco café Louis Baxters in 2011 with former MasterChef senior producer Laki Baker. Then, in March this year, he opened North Fremantle restaurant Bib & Tucker. It’s not bad for a kid who was a fussy eater until he learned to cook during home economics classes at John XXIII College in Mount Claremont, Perth. When the restaurant opened he was up at 5am and wouldn’t get home until midnight. “During the day I’d have a muffin and a handful of chips. It was go, go, go.” Pole-vaulter Steve Hooker and hockey player Jamie Dwyer are also investors in the restaurant, which has had more than its share of teething problems, including structural issues, lease woes and, initially, no liquor licence. But soon the restaurant began to hum and, once again, Sullivan was winning. Between owning a café and a restaurant, starring in a new television show and training for the next Olympics, he hasn’t left much time for leisure or for love. Sullivan hasn’t been publicly linked to a woman since he split with fellow Olympic swimmer Stephanie Rice in 2008. He dodges the subject of women as deftly as he tumble-turns at the end of a lane. “Looking back on it, I haven’t had time for a social life,” is all he’ll say. In May, Sullivan posted a picture on Instagram of himself sitting at a table alone with the caption, “I built a table … I have no one else to use it with.” While his tone and image are facetious – a companion clearly took the photo – it’s tempting to wonder why he’s cramming his life with work, responsibility and

“I just love to have fun. I’ll pester my friends until they break. I’m like a little brother that doesn’t quit.” relentless athletic demands when he could be taking his good looks and easy charm out on the town, enjoying himself and making the most of his remaining youth. Surely one bad experience at a buck’s party hasn’t forced him to quit public frivolity entirely? “It’s never too late to have fun,” he says. “I’m the first to admit I would never have been a lawyer or a vet, so while I’m doing my sport and I’ve got options, I want to use what I have now to pave my way for the future so I can have fun when I’m retired.” In the meantime, it’s not all pain in pursuit of gain. Before the intensity of training kicks in there’s still time for culinary tours of whatever city he happens to be in. After filming A League of Their Own wraps, he plans to hit Melbourne and check out his mate George Calombaris’ latest offering, Gazi. “George brings out a new restaurant pretty much every week,” Sullivan jokes. If not frequenting a Calombaris venue he might be found waiting his turn in line outside a food truck or grabbing a coffee. “Melbourne’s really got the whole coffee roaster and boutique thing down pat,” he says. He won’t rule out expanding his West Australian brand of hospitality to the east coast but, for the moment, he has enough on his plate. “I’m on the non-plan plan. I know the things I’m interested in. I could go anywhere,” he says. But before he goes anywhere, he’ll go to Rio. \ We WelCome your feedbACk @

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peak to any winemaker and they will all flowering. We go through bunch counts and tell you the same thing: “Good wine is see if we’re going to get the crop we thought made in the vineyard”. we were going to have.” While wine is made only once a year, work When vines are flowering, not only are in the vineyard runs all year. In fact, vines the grapes for that vintage being made and their grapes go through a regular cycle but the buds for the next vintage are being that changes with the seasons. generated, too. The beginning of the vine’s circle of life “They’re complex things, vines. If it gets starts in autumn, when the vine goes into particularly cold, flowering will be less dormancy by dropping its leaves and sending effective and the bud set for the following nutrients into the roots. vintage will be affected and will reduce your “We consider that to be the start of the crops. We want a window of two warm weeks next season,” Yabby Lake’s vineyard manager in November to help this. Keith Harris says. “We thin the bunches out if it looks like “The next step is to prune the vines to a we’re going to have too much because a nice number of buds.” balanced crop is what we’re after for high Harris says the number of buds left on quality,” Harris says. the vines helps to estimate the size of the “In pinot noir, it runs at five tonnes to the following year’s crop. hectare – that’s about two kilograms per “You’re actually doing your early vine with our vine spacing. If you crop forecasting when you prune,” produce more than that crop, you “they’re he says. tend to get thinner, less-intense complex “It takes us three months to flavoured grapes.” things, prune. Most people would spread From the set period the grapes vines” their pruning over three months grow, their cells constantly – there’s no benefit in getting it all expanding and dividing until they done in three weeks and doing nothing get to full size. for the next two months. “They stay hard and green for quite a “In August we start seeing a bit of bud while. Then they move into veraison, which swell and little fluffy buds come out. is when the bunches start to soften and the “We normally look out for budburst – red grapes go from green to pink and then which is when 50 per cent of those buds have dark red.” green tips showing on the end – at the end “We’re looking to be halfway through of August.” veraison in the middle of January. When we The vines then go through growth stages, get to that stage we know we’ll be harvesting with the bud sprouting two leaves, then four two months from that date. and so on, plus an inflorescence, which will “We measure some other parameters – become the bunch of grapes. the sugar, the pH and total acid levels – and “Then we get into the flowering period when they get to the target we want, we around the last week of November. There are start harvesting.” little caps on the end of each flower and we After harvest, the cycle of the vines look for the caps to fall off and the flowers continues. \ to be exposed,” says Harris, who planted Yabby Lake’s vineyards at Tuerong on the Mornington Peninsula in 1998. Follow Ben on Twitter @senorthomas “Flowering happens and the fruit sets after

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on’t get me wrong; I was impressed by the food at Bistro K – pleasing flavours, an original Korean-nuanced approach to fusion cuisine and gorgeous presentation. But before it arrived I was already charmed by the enthusiasm of the staff. “You’ve chosen all my favourite dishes,” said one young waitress. “Whenever I eat here those are the dishes I choose.” You’d think a reviewer would be immune to employee approval of menu choices. I would have thought so too. But her fervour seemed genuine rather than solicitous and it was catching. Besides, she and her colleagues doted on my young dining companion, who is studying Korea at school and thought he would be able to provide additional insight. The young waitress’ favourites were golden fried, batter-coated fillets of salmon and butterfish that arrived on a pale, textured pottery dish, drizzled with a sticky, sweet chilli sauce and sprinkled with crushed nuts. Not complicated cuisine and not especially Korean, but moreish nonetheless. Our young co-reviewer preferred the milder flavour of the butterfish, which was creamy and delicate. Another of the approved choices was crispy mungbean pancakes, fanned across a pretty white platter and served with a dipping sauce of soy, mirin and vinegar. No wonder. The delicate legume purée gives the patties a refined, airy texture that contrasts with small, tender diced pieces of pork (there’s also a vegetable version), and the salty, sweet and sour elements of the sauce are a pleasant flavour enhancer. The young man and I would like the recipe, please (apparently it was the chef’s mother’s). My dish of the night was a sous vide pork belly with a soybean citron sauce, served with apple and kimchi chips. This is available as a small or larger dish but, as with all of the value-for-money mains at Bistro K, ours was accompanied by bowls of steamed black rice and miso soup. The generous main serve contains two thick pieces of perfectly cooked pork belly, its fat rendered to mouth-coating velvet and its flesh meltingly tender. The syrupy citron sauce (most dishes contain a sweet element) is acidic enough to cut through the pork’s richness, helped by a side of shredded kimchi and spring onion salad. Dehydrated slices of apple and kimchi add a decorative element, but their crunch dissipates quickly and they aren’t substantial enough to add lasting impact. Chef Jae Park and his business partner, Sharon Jeon, opened Bistro K at the quiet end of Smith Street about four months ago. Korean-born and trained, Park has worked at Seoul’s French-inspired Hotel Shilla as well as Italian and French restaurants in the US, and he spent 18 months at Melbourne’s Nobu. Jeon has worked for Korea’s Hyatt hotels and ran a Melbourne business supplying Korean foods. Park’s menu is a product of his background and not determinedly Korean. It features bibimbap, the national dish of mixed rice, meat and vegetables; bulgogi, richly marinated grilled beef; and kimchi, spicy, fermented cabbage, but there are many elements that are Japanese influenced too. A short list of traditional Korean alcoholic drinks, from soju (distilled rice spirit) to bok bun ja (sweet berry wine), appear on the placemat-style menu. Our waitress

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recommended mae chui soon (green plum wine), which was aromatic, with a sweet body and a slightly tart finish. There are also cocktail jugs for sharing, ciders, a few Korean beers and a selection of Korean teas. My young companion struggled through a proportionately large bowl of chicken legs and wings, listed on the menu as slow-cooked spicy chicken stew with chunky vegetables. Our kind waitress made sure the sweet chilli and soy sauce wasn’t too hot for him and he enjoyed its rich, sweet flavours and the tender poultry pieces. It wasn’t especially traditional, either. Also non-traditional were some rather fun deep-fried seafood balls, comprised of pieces of fish, octopus, prawns, tofu, zucchini and carrot. The riot of textures is softened by a creamy cauliflower purée and enhanced by another sweet chilli sauce. The bibimbap with bulgogi beef (also available with salmon or butterfish) was a fruit-bowl-sized pottery dish filled with spinach leaves, grilled eggplant, pieces of meat, a scattering of enoki mushrooms and a sous vide poached egg. An accompanying platter held a collection of pickled vegetables and a bowl of dark chilli sauce, plus the was the rice and miso soup. Toss the lot in and mix it up. That’s probably a metaphor for this intriguing new bistro. It seems to work. \

Exposed-brick walls and a collection of irregular-shaped light-fittings suspended in the front window add warmth to the interior at this minimalist bistro. Elegant curved pale timber chairs and stools at solid-topped matching tables create uniformity, while a series of red-enamelled lightshades break the neutral tones. Placemat menus and ordered shelving behind a solid-timber bar keep things streamlined, but inflexible surfaces, including polished concrete floors, can make things rowdy. A rear room with a wallpaper mural and faux fireplace is an escape from the din. \




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Kia Cerato Si What is it? surprisingly good for the money. What’s in it? A 129-kilowatt two-litre motor with a six-speed auto. is it thirsty? i used 10.5 litres per 100km in the city, 6.5 in the country. The official combined figure is 7.4

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thumbs up a strong overall package for the money, good economy for the power.


arbon fibre is strong stuff and very lightweight, a natural for building cars. But, being extremely expensive, it turns up only in money-is-no-object the sports cars such as Ferraris and McLarens. manual It’s pretty obvious, then, that you won’t find carbon fibre in Kias. So why the fake carbon fibre inserts in the Cerato’s dash? Is there anyone on the face of the planet who’d think it was real carbon fibre? I raise this question only because it’s the one thing I objected to in this car. Otherwise it’s great. It drives nicely, feels solid, the interior space isn’t bad, the boot’s generous, the power is first rate, and the economy’s good. Small-car buyers are spoilt for choice right now. The Mazda 3, Nissan’s reborn Pulsar, Holden’s Cruze, the Golf and the Corolla are all outstanding products at good prices, and now this new Cerato is offering yet one more highly solid proposition. Any buyer who is prepared to play dealers off against each other all about the suspension. Kia hasn’t relied on stands to be well rewarded. performance tyres to mask any deficiencies The Cerato’s interior surfaces may be hard in the suspension and this means that the and less than tactile, but otherwise this is a tyres are quieter and will probably last longer. nice place to be. The seating is comfortable At freeway speeds, the Cerato is a noticeably and remains so after a couple of hours, and quieter car than some of its competitors. the space is pretty good. It’s not as generous The 129-kilowatt motor is mated to a as the Pulsar in the rear, but the Cerato has a six-speed auto that doesn’t pull any nasty better boot. tricks to achieve its fuel economy. There’s It is comfortable on the road with a good good power available for highway overtaking ride-to-handling compromise. And this is and it’s nicely responsive in traffic.

But the best thing about the car is its solid feel. The structural integrity is not quite on a par with the Golf but it’s better than most. For a sharply priced car out of Korea, build quality such as this is surprising and most welcome. If you can get over the Cerato wearing a Kia badge, you’ll discover a genuinely good package. Don’t buy any competitive product until you’ve driven it. \

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things you DiDn’t knoW about motoring… Charles Rolls was the Rolls in Rolls-Royce but his death made him famous in a different sphere entirely. He was the first englishman killed in a plane crash.

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87-101 Roden Street, WEST MELBOURNE

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Unrivalled Apartment Living


Illura perches in an enviable location to the west of Melbourne’s spectacular city skyline. The dramatic combination of

Contact Bryson Cameron 0434 608 316

skyscrapers towers and sports stadia offer a vibrant backdrop to your life. Ideally situated on Roden Street between


King and Spencer Streets these superbly designed apartments offer a convenient base to work, study and play due to their proximity to the CBD and educational facilities such as Melbourne University, RMIT, State Library of Victoria . No stressful city-bound commutes are required here. City destinations are a short tram, train, bike ride or walk away. Use your time to savour the diversity and dynamism of this rapidly flourishing neighbourhood. • 2 bedroom apartments starting from $510,000 • Immaculate finishes throughout

• Close proximity to a wide range of boutique retail and dining options

• Only 1km from CBD (approx)

• Remaining apartments selling quickly

• Designed by renowned architects Elenberg Fraser

• These are a must see for any city dweller

Tuesday & Thursday 5pm - 5.30pm

Mezzanine Level, 367 Collins St, Melbourne 03 9940 7222

developing our city Park & raPhael

Address \ 59-67 Park Street, Abbotsford Developer \ Kalex Interior design \ DesignOffice and Cantilever Interior Landscape design \ Urban Commons Sales \ Melbourne Real Estate, Georgina 0423 909 266 or Christina 0421 451 703 Display suite \ 65 Park Street, Abbotsford Open \ Saturday and Sunday 11am – 12.30pm » Pricing guide

Three-bedroom townhouses

$875,000 to $1.375 million

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American oak floorboards Polished concrete Wool and mohair carpet Porcelain tiling 2.7-metre ceiling in living Oak and 2pac kitchen joinery Stainless-steel benchtops Pull-out pantry Gaggenau appliances – induction cooktop, underbench oven, extractor and integrated full-size dishwasher Rogerseller kitchen and bathroom fittings Full-height tiled bathrooms, walk-in shower with frameless screen, in-wall cistern, wall-hung solid-surface basin, storage Split-system air-conditioners in living and bedrooms Built-in wardrobes Rooftop terraces and/or balconies or courtyard

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Park & raPhael \ Abbotsford


urrounding warehouse conversions and Victorian terrace heart of layouts. The living level offers a series of spaces, to allow houses inspired the design of 19 luxury townhouses in a quiet people sharing homes to engage in separate activities. pocket of Abbotsford. The kitchen centres on an island bench with stainless-steel The two- and three-level townhouses will have Park or Raphael benchtop and integrated sink on a solid oak base, with an street frontages, with a central lane from Raphael Street for garage overhang for four counter stools. A Gaggenau induction cooktop, and rear access. Located a few minutes’ walk from the seclusion of underbench oven and integrated dishwasher are set into the Yarra River parklands, the townhouses will also be within walking island, with an overhead extractor cloaked in stainless steel distance of Collingwood, Richmond and Fitzroy. and oak shelving. Alongside, a full-height unit incorporates a Developer Kalex selected architecture and design practices pull-out pantry, shelving and storage. Parallel floating wall-hung Jackson Clements Burrows, DesignOffice and Urban Commons bench-height cupboards will provide further storage. to collaborate on what JCB principal architect Tim Jackson Floor plans include at least two bathrooms, with a describes as “an updated take on the contemporary living-level powder room in some. Simpson says the main townhouse”. bedroom en suites have been designed as an extension of Postcode Jackson says they were inspired by the way former the bedrooms, with generous walk-in showers. industrial spaces have become living spaces in the past One bathroom in each townhouse has a bath with 30 years. overhead shower, and all bathrooms have full-height “Park & Raphael is a hybrid of the adapted warehouse wall tiling, in-wall cisterns, concealed lighting and solid and the terrace house. The adaptability of warehouse oak timber custom storage units beneath solid surface living is central to its design – it’s flexible in a way that wall-hung basins, with further storage behind round traditional housing doesn’t allow. People in the inner city have mirrors above the vanities. very different requirements for the ways they want to live and Interior schemes include American oak timber and polished occupy spaces.” concrete flooring, wool and mohair carpets for bedrooms and The resulting design has a strong industrial aesthetic: brick large porcelain tiles for hallways, bathrooms and laundries. façades detailed with black metal and timber, and perforated brick Scandinavian furniture retailer Great Dane and outdoor screening. There are seven unique layouts with internal areas furniture retailer Tait will offer buyers furnishing advice and (excluding garages) of 112 to 175 square metres, and 12 of the exclusive discounts. townhouses have rooftop terraces of 25 to 64 square metres, with Landscape architects Urban Commons designed the compact compact outdoor kitchens. outdoor kitchens for the rooftop terraces, as well as surrounding All but one of the townhouses has three bedrooms, and plantings and edible gardens. The kitchens have a preparation garaging for one or two cars. Most have a ground-level garage and bench, barbecue, sink and fridge space, with a tilt door doubling as bedroom with built-in study bench, ideal for office use. a shade awning when open. \ LIZ McLACHLAN DesignOffice director Mark Simpson says people eat, cook and entertain as a social event so an open, casual kitchen sits at the


Kalex managing director Kyp Bosci says Park & Raphael’s pocket of Melbourne has the best location of both worlds, being within a few minutes of secluded parklands and also connected to the CBD, Collingwood, Richmond and Fitzroy. “This is something only Abbotsford can offer,” Bosci says. The Yarra parklands and

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30-kilometre Capital City Trail are a three-minute bike ride away, via Gipps Street, with connections to Melbourne’s hundreds of kilometres of trails. Abbotsford Convent’s emerging arts and café precinct and the Collingwood Children’s Farm are just over a kilometre away, using the river trail. One hundred metres down Langridge Street is artisan coffee house Three Bags Full. Victoria Street’s restaurant precinct, trams, and Collingwood and North Richmond train stations are all about a five-minute walk. Richmond, Collingwood and Fitzroy’s pubs, bars, cafés, restaurants, galleries and shopping are within walking distance. \ SEPTEMBER 18, 2013 \ The weekly review 21

CARLTON NORTH 24-26 Wilson Street




THE PRINCE OF PRINCES HILL One of the finest inner city family homes in a premier Princes Hill location. Delivering the absolute ultimate lifestyle opportunity with unsurpassed quality, this first class Edwardian home set amongst wonderful established gardens, delivers the perfect indoor/outdoor living environment. 4 large bedrms (master suite/parents retreat), 3 bathrooms, family kitchen, various living/dining/family rooms, roof deck plus dble car garage/workshop & self-contained home office/studio with gym & separate access from Munnering Lane. An amazing home! Land 10.64m x 50.16m apx. Please note: Inspection strictly by prior arrangement only 26 The weekly review \ SEPTEMBER 18, 2013


Sat 12 October at 2.00pm Thu 12-12.30+ 6.15-6.45 Sat 3.15-3.45 Carlton North | 9347 4322 Nicholas West 0418 559 494 Andrew De Angelis 0402 039 342

COBURG 97 The Grove




ONE OF THE AREA´S FINEST HOMES Surrounded by landscaped gardens in Coburg´s premier streetscape, this late-Edwardian home boasts an expansive two-level floor plan comprising five bedrooms and two bathrooms, formal lounge and dining, open living/dining and granite bench kitchen, study and second living area. Features include high ornate ceilings, parquetry floors and lead-light windows, heating and cooling, alarm, plus an enormous north-facing backyard with double garage/garden room.

CARLTON NORTH 219 Station Street SUPERIOR BALCONY TERRACE This imposing Victorian residence close to Rathdowne Village, transport and schools offers 4BRs, formal sitting room and second living room, large dining zone, gallery kitchen, tiled bathroom and laundry, plus courtyard, hydronic heating, open fireplaces and exceptional leadlighting.



AUCTION Sat 5 October at 11.30am INSPECT Thu 2.15-2.45 Sat 12-12.30 GUIDE $1,000,000 - $1,100,000 CONTACT James Keenan 0418 580 620 Mark Verrocchi 0413 135 935 Carlton North | 9347 4322


This Saturday at 1.00pm Property will not be open prior to Auction Thurs 12.45-1.15pm $1,300,000 - $1,400,000 Coburg | 9353 8444 Peter Jones 0411 249 965 Duncan McPherson 0416 108 436

CARLTON 93 Barkly Street


A CARLTON LIFESTYLE! Superbly positioned near the Carlton Gardens, this stylishly updated home offers a unique lifestyle in this tightly held pocket. 2 bedrooms, 2 luxury bathrooms (ensuite), o/plan kitchen, full width living/dining to a private rear deck (ROW). The perfect first home, city base or investment opportunity!


AUCTION Sat 5 October at 11.00am INSPECT Thur 5.30-6 & Sat 10-10.30 GUIDE $680,000 - $740,000 CONTACT Nicholas West 0418 559 494 Andrew De Angelis 0402 039 342 Carlton North | 9347 4322

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NORTHCOTE 14-16 Eastment Street




STUNNING WAREHOUSE CONVERSION, TWO BLOCKS! Formerly the Northcote Bakery stables, this superbly executed conversion offers expansive living on a vast double allotment (342 sq.m. approx) with garden and dual covered parking. Featuring the original trusses and Baltic floors, this exceptional property offers huge multi-zoned upper level living/dining, second living area, commercial-style kitchen, 3 bedrooms (dressing room to main), 2 bathrooms and laundry. This remarkable property just minutes from High St includes bespoke storage, polished concrete floors, air conditioning and sound insulation.

FITZROY NTH 29 Falconer Street ELEGANT VICTORIAN This charming double-fronted residence close to the Edinburgh Gardens and Queens Parade offers 3BRs, spacious living and dining areas, kitchen with premium fittings, bathroom and separate laundry, on deep north-facing land with ROW car access.

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AUCTION This Sat at 2.00pm INSPECT Thu 6-6.30 & Sat 1-1.30 GUIDE $1,500,000 - $1,600,000 CONTACT Luke Sacco 0407 528 040 Tom Breen 0437 175 677 Fitzroy | 9417 1956


Sat 5 October at 11.00am Thu 6.30-7 & Sat 12-12.30 119 High Street Northcote | 9486 1800 Luke Chisholm 0439 392 887 Arch Staver 0417 515 802

FITZROY NORTH 6 Rowe Street ´THE WHITE HOUSE´ This superbly reconfigured Victorian residence with Edinburgh Gardens and CBD views offers vast living and dining zone flowing to courtyard, state-of-the-art kitchen, three double BRs, all with ensuite bathrooms, powder room/ laundry, plus dual off-street parking and premium fittings.




AUCTION Sat 21 Sep at 12.30pm INSPECT Thu 6-6.30 & Sat 12-12.30 GUIDE $1,400,000 - $1,500,000 CONTACT James Pilliner 0405 106 421 Tom Roberts 0418 553 680 Fitzroy | 9417 1956

PRESTON 1/2 Empire Street




ESSENTIAL ENTERTAINER EXCLUSIVELY YOURS! A completely stunning renovation delivers designer living to a brilliant lifestyle position with this stylish 3 bedroom double-fronted home enjoying north-facing indoor/outdoor entertaining oasis. Features chic living/dining flowing seamlessly to great alfresco deck, gourmet s/s kitchen, breathtaking double bathroom, BIR´s, ample storage throughout, heating/cooling, alarm, polished floorboards, in-built internal/external sound system, gorgeous garden surrounds, cubby house, OSP.

ALPHINGTON 11 Roemer Crescent A TRANQUIL PARKSIDE RETREAT This superbly zoned residence overlooking Alphington Park with dual street frontages includes two light-filled living areas flowing to paved and landscaped courtyards, stylish kitchen, 3BRs (ensuite to main), fitted study, bathroom and laundry, plus dual garage, air conditioning and quality fittings.




AUCTION Sat 5 October at 1.00pm INSPECT Wed 1-1.30 & Thu 6.30-7 & Sat 11-11.30 CONTACT Marek Olech 0413 830 954 Northcote | 9486 1800


Sat 5 October at 12.00pm Thurs 6-6.30 & Sat 12-12.30 $580,000 - $640,000 140 Regent Street Preston | 9478 5000 Michelle Portelli 0414 758 541 Brian Magro 0424 377 187

BRUNSWICK 314 Albion Street


MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE! Surprisingly spacious 4BR Edwardian home comprises two bathrooms (one with spa), lounge and dining rooms, open living area and granite-bench kitchen, heating and cooling, plus an expansive backyard and multiple off-street parking.



AUCTION Auction this Saturday at 2pm INSPECT Thu 6.30-7 & Sat 1.30-2 GUIDE $720,000-$790,000 CONTACT Peter Jones 0411 249 965 Duncan McPherson 0416 108 436 Brunswick | 9388 0088

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BRUNSWICK EAST 7 Parkview Avenue




LARGE RESIDENCE WITH A BRILLIANT NORTHERN ASPECT This elevated well maintained 50s home situated in a quiet cul de sac offering 4 bedrooms & BIRs, large northern light filled open plan living area with views over Merri Creek parklands. Other features include a well appointed kitchen and meals area, central bathroom, basement workshop, study, double garage, ROW & pool with spa. Close proximity to creek, parks CERES, local schools, tram to CBD

BRUNSWICK 6 Allan Street OPEN FAMILY LIVING WITH STUDIO Modern 3 bedroom residence renovated to the highest possible standard with a self contained studio or 4th bedroom. Large open plan living with rear sunroom, well appointed kitchen, central bathroom, laundry and landscaped yard with ROW.

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AUCTION Sat 5 October at 1.00pm INSPECT Thu 7-7.30 & Sat 11.30-12 GUIDE $1,050,000 - $1,200,000 CONTACT Jonathan West 0418 315 490 Carl Sacco 0404 468 258 Brunswick | 9388 0088


This Sat at 2.00pm Thurs 6.15-6.45 & Sat 1.30-2 $980,000 - $1,070,000 Brunswick | 9388 0088 Monique Verga 0424 584 759 Jonathan West 0418 315 490

BRUNSWICK 75 Rose Street STRAWBERRY FIELDS Delightful, character filled three bedroom Edwardian on sizeable allotment is fantastic now, yet also offers exciting enhancement/extension potential (S.T.C.A.). Close to all transport, Sydney Road shops/cafes.



AUCTION Sat 5 October at 12.30pm INSPECT Wed 6.30-7 & Sat 1.45-2.15 GUIDE $630,000 - $690,000 CONTACT Carl Sacco 0404 468 258 Matthew Layburn 0431 011 376 Brunswick | 9388 0088

ESSENDON 6 Loeman Street




VICTORIAN-INSPIRED SHOWPIECE OF SPACE AND STYLE Luxurious low-maintenance living in a premier Essendon location, this stunning home features three bedrooms and three marble-tiled bathrooms, study, formal lounge and dining, Miele-equipped kitchen, open living/dining, entertaining deck and delightful garden, plus heating/cooling, alarm, garage (remote) and additional off-street parking.

IVANHOE 1007 Heidelberg Road ELEGANT AND SPACIOUS DECO This meticulously renovated residence on a deep garden block offers exceptional indoor and outdoor living spaces, superb Smeg kitchen, 3 BRs, 2 bathrooms and laundry, plus dual garage, additional parking and premium fittings, close to Ivanhoe Village, transport, leading schools and parkland.




AUCTION Sat 5 October at 2.00pm INSPECT Thurs 12-12.30 & Sat 3-3.30 GUIDE $900,000 - $990,000 CONTACT Liz Walker 0412 659 140 James Labiris 0409 094 767 Ivanhoe | 9490 2900


Sat 12 October at 12.00pm Sat 10.15-10.45am 1,000,000 - $1,100,000 1019 Mt Alexander Road Essendon | 9379 1313 Matthew Febey 0438 833 239 Milo Rasinac 0418 379 374

NORTH MELBOURNE 7 Mary St CITY-EDGE DESIGNER LIVING Sensational 3-level townhouse highlights three bedrooms (or 2 beds + home/office), two bathrooms, open-plan living/ dining area & stone-bench kitchen, north facing entertaining terrace, plus heating/cooling, secure entry foyer and single garage (remote controlled).




AUCTION Sat 21 September at 2.30pm INSPECT Wed 5.30-6 & Sat 2-2.30 GUIDE $700,000 - $770,000 CONTACT Nicholas West 0418 559 494 Andrew De Angelis 0402 039 342 Carlton North | 9347 4322

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EAGLEMONT 661 The Boulevard LIVING NEXT TO YARRA FLATS This expansive clinker brick residence on vast land with 2nd street frontage to Glenard Estate and landscaped gardens offers 2 living zones, large kitchen/meals, 3/4 bedrooms, multi-zoned bathroom and laundry, with exciting potential to update in a unique setting close to major shopping centres, schools and transport


Spacious north facing apartment flooded with light is perfectly situated on 1st floor at the rear of this boutique (8 only) apartment building facing Lt Wellington St. 2 bedrooms (bir´s), modern bathrm, open kitchen, living & dining zones, large nth terrace. Plus under cover car park & storage cage.

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AUCTION Sat 21 September at 2.00pm INSPECT Thu 1-1.30 & Sat 1.30-2 GUIDE $1,200,000 - $1,350,000 CONTACT Liz Walker 0412 659 140 James Labiris 0409 094 767 Ivanhoe | 9490 2900





AUCTION Sat 12 October at 11.00am INSPECT Wed 12-12.30 Sat 9.15-9.45 GUIDE $500,000 - $550,000 CONTACT Nicholas West 0418 559 494 Andrew De Angelis 0402 039 342 Carlton North | 9347 4322

CARLTON NTH 748 Drummond St

This splendid balcony terrace close to Rathdowne Village and Princes Park offers a unique restoration opportunity, comprising 3/4 bedrooms, spacious living/dining, large functional kitchen, bathroom, private courtyard with ROW access, outbuildings, and fine Boom-period detail.

FAIRFIELD 68 Perry Street FIRST TIME OFFERED IN 50 YEARS! On a substantial corner block in one of Fairfield´s favourite streets, this neat and tidy 3BR period home offers immediate comfort with endless options to renovate/extend, rebuild or develop (STCA).



AUCTION Sat 21 Sep at 11.00am INSPECT Thu 5.30-6 & Sat 10.30-11 GUIDE $900,000 - $990,000 CONTACT Tom Roberts 0418 553 680 Janine Ballantyne 0400 182 710 Carlton North | 9347 4322




AUCTION Auction this Saturday at 11 INSPECT Thu 5.30-6 & Sat 10.30-11 GUIDE $730,000-$800,000 CONTACT Peter Jones 0411 249 965 Northcote | 9486 1800

NORTHCOTE 160 Elm Street DOUBLE BLOCK, PRIME LOCATION! Perfectly positioned in one of Northcote´s most attractive streetscapes, this well-presented 3BR home offers an immediately enjoyable family lifestyle with unlimited potential to rebuild or possibly develop (STCA).

NORTHCOTE 5/20 Eastment Street SOMETHING VERY SPECIAL Situated at the rear of this boutique block (5 only), this spacious top flr 2 level corner apt offers a contemporary living environment with secure basement parking. 2 lrge bedrms (balcony), central bathrm, sep liv & din zones, nth terrace with views, modern kitchen. Enjoy vibrant High St, parklands, transport. An exciting lifestyle!




AUCTION Sat 5 Oct at 11am INSPECT Thu 6.15-6.45 & Sat 3-3.30 GUIDE $850,000 - $930,000 CONTACT Peter Egan 0411 844 230 Jacqui Knapsey 0418 592 509 Northcote | 9486 1800




AUCTION Sat 21 September at 11.00am INSPECT Wed 5.30-6 & Sat 10.30-11 GUIDE $455,000 - $500,000 CONTACT Nicholas West 0418 559 494 Northcote | 9486 1800

NORTHCOTE 38 Auburn Avenue POTENTIAL-PACKED ART DECO Ideally positioned in one of Northcote´s most popular pockets, this instantly attractive 3BR period home on a deep block of land presents a fabulous opportunity to renovate and extend (STCA).

PRESTON 20 Newcastle Street


Located south of Bell Street on an impressively deep block (land approx 734sqm), this classic Californian provides an amazing value-adding opportunity to renovate, rebuild or redevelop (STCA).


AUCTION This Sat at 11.00am INSPECT Thu 5.45-6.15 & Sat 10.30-11 GUIDE $900,000 - $990,000 CONTACT John Karr 0419 522 328 Lorey Whelan 0407 541 923 Northcote | 9486 1800






AUCTION Sat 5 October at 2.00pm INSPECT Thurs 5.15-5.45 & Sat 11.1511.45 GUIDE $600,000 - $660,000 CONTACT Michelle Portelli 0414 758 541 Brian Magro 0424 377 187 Preston | 9478 5000

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RICHMOND 93 Rowena Parade ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES! One of Richmond Hill’s most appealing, and most elevated, positions plays host to this wider than usual weatherboard home. Offered in comfortable condition and enjoying a north facing rear garden which creates the perfect context for renovating/extending with easy rear access.

THORNBURY 207 Smith Street POSITION & PERSONALITY! Well-presented DF WB period home, 2BR and central bathroom, lounge and dining, kitchen/meals, front OSP, good yard with room to expand (STCA).

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AUCTION Sat 21 September at 2.30pm INSPECT Wed 12.30-1 & Sat 2-2.30 GUIDE $950,000- $1,050,000 CONTACT Luke Chisholm 0439 392 887 Arch Staver 0417 515 802 Fitzroy | 9417 1956




AUCTION Sat 5th October at 12.00pm INSPECT Thu 5-5.30 & Sat 3.45-4.15 GUIDE $570,000 - $630,000 CONTACT Peter Egan 0411 844 230 Jacqui Knapsey 0418 592 509 Northcote | 9486 1800

THORNBURY 13 Alexandra Street ONE-OF-A-KIND! With its gorgeous facade and stunning interior appointments, this extended 3BR Victorian home delivers the perfect mix of period charm and modern luxury - all just moments from Northcote´s border.

FLEMINGTON 130 Shields Street STYLISH AND SPACIOUS On Flemington Hilll this extended family home, highlights 3 bedrooms , 2 bathrooms, modern kitchen ,3 living zones and a delightful rear garden with spa and entertainers deck. With all of today’s comforts plus front car access for two vehicles.



AUCTION Sat 5 October at 1.00pm INSPECT Thurs 5.30-6 & Sat 3.15-3.45 GUIDE $700,000-$770,000 CONTACT Luke Sacco 0407 528 040 Monique Verga 0424 584 759 Northcote | 9486 1800




AUCTION Sat 5 October at 1.00pm INSPECT Thurs 6-6:30 & Sat 11-11:30 GUIDE $950,000 - $1,040,000 CONTACT David Mogford 0409 362 822 Ascot Vale | 9370 7766

Thornbury 2/7 Gladhall Avenue







Space, style & quality ensure this majestic Tudor look home impresses. The attention to detail is nothing short of astounding as well, with the extensive use of timber features, black & white tiles and a prestige array of extras all resulting in mouth-watering appeal. In a desirable location with a park behind the home and easy access to all the shops, cafes, restaurants, public transport & schools you could want.

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Lounge & fireplace featuring decorative surround Stunning timber & stainless steel kitchen Meals area & formal dining room 3 Bedrooms with built in robes Main with a double shower ensuite & private balcony Upstairs study nook, powder room Internal access garage with attic storage

Saturday 5th October 1.30pm On Site View Thursday 6.30-7pm & Saturday 10.30-11am Jamil Allouche 0410 415 197| 9387 8023


Ray White Brunswick




An Entertainer’s Paradise Set on a generous corner allotment with beautiful street presence across the road from parkland, this grand entertainer truly represents a one-time opportunity to purchase a luxuriously renovated three-bedroom residence in a highly sought locale.

Thursday 6:30 - 7pm Saturday 1:30 - 2pm


John Catanzariti 0419 384 060

Auction this Saturday at 2pm Ray White Reservoir Address: 286 Broadway, Reservoir Vic 3073

Phone: (03) 9462 2922 Website:


RESERvoiR 20 Hillcroft Street

THORNBURY 25 Miller Street


Calling All Renovators!


Dust off your overalls and roll up your sleeves as you get stuck into this renovator’s dream, set in the increasingly popular Miller St locale within a short stroll of trendy cafes and the 11 and 112 trams. Primed for a modern makeover, be the one to restore this charming Californian Bungalow to its former glory, taking advantage of its period charm, wonderful high ceilings and convenience-laden location.

Saturday 5th October at 2pm

Ray White Reservoir Address: 286 Broadway, Reservoir Vic 3073



Thursday 7:20 - 7:50pm Saturday 1:45 - 2:15pm


Jason Voglis 0409 175 141

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BRUNSWICK 2/146 Glenlyon Road




Townhouse excellence with a designer edge Enhanced by the independence of its own street frontage, defined by the individuality of its light filled spaces, this distinctive

Auction Sat 5 Oct, 12.00

townhouse appreciates a location that offers desirable proximity to Lygon Street. Front and rear courtyards frame north facing

Quoting $550K - $590K

living/dining areas featuring polished concrete floors, reverse cycle heating/cooling and an open plan kitchen. Upstairs, two

View Wed 6:30 - 7:00; Sat 3:00 - 3:30

bedrooms, each complemented by built in robes and study zone, share a sky-lit central bathroom. Roof space storage. Secure

Jason Sharpe 0438 847 700

single garage. Love the look, live the life. One of only three.

Quentin Hinrichs 0419 387 703 Carlton 9347 1755

Auction this Saturday

CARLTON 47 Drummond Street




Classical romance, contemporary refinement Essentially a beautiful, brand new home behind elegant period aesthetics, this superb city edge Victorian's sophisticated

Auction Sat 21 Sep, 12.30

formal and family spaces are complemented by a sublime Miele and marble kitchen and a precisely landscaped courtyard. The

View Thu 6:30 - 7:00, Sat 12:00 - 12:30

upstairs main bedroom's evocative balcony and designer ensuite set a stunning luxury level for two further bedrooms, each

Jason Sharpe 0438 847 700

with its own ensuite, and a bright central study zone. Above the double garage, a generous studio with its own bathroom adds

Ian Rye 0418 302 458

exceptional flexibility to an impressively appointed, flawlessly finished home.

Carlton 9347 1755

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CARLTON 169 Nicholson Street




Carlton in a modern mood Gleaming polished floorboards, generous proportions and flawless presentation enhance this rare, refined stand alone

Auction Sat 5 Oct, 1.00

residence of three bedrooms and two bathrooms, surrounded by the best of Fitzroy and Carlton. An inviting central courtyard

View Wed 6:30 - 7:00, Sat 3:45 - 4:15

delivers abundant natural light to an instantly appealing living space, matched to the rear by a separate kitchen/dining

Glenn Bartlett 0418 337 710

domain kept beautifully bright by north westerly aspects. Granite benches and stainless steel appliances convey modern

Ian Rye 0418 302 458

quality while a private courtyard and enclosed double carport contribute significant outdoor attraction.

Carlton 9347 1755

Auction this Saturday

CARLTON NORTH 22 Davis Street




Luxurious low maintenance living Re-defining standards of inner city luxury through carefully considered design and opulent finishes, this one-off executive

Auction Sat 21 Sep, 2.00

residence sets new benchmarks in contemporary residential amenity. Abundant light, efficient space, and unparalleled quality

Quoting $1.3M - $1.4M

are signature features within a versatile layout incorporating 3 bedrooms, study/guest bedroom, 2 sublime bathrooms,

View Thu 6:00 - 6:30; Sat 1:30 - 2:00

brilliantly equipped Smeg and Corian kitchen, and stunning indoor/outdoor living and entertaining options, panoramic city

Glenn Bartlett 0418 337 710

views from roof deck, exemplifying low maintenance lifestyle living adjacent Rathdowne Village.

Ian Rye 0418 302 458 Carlton 9347 1755

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Auction this Saturday 2

BRUNSWICK 2/4 Pottery Court



Love the light, enjoy the location


CARLTON 2/75 Drummond Street


Unbeatable city edge address

Designed to capture northern light, created to

Auction Sat 21 Sep, 12.30

Boasting its own independent entry only a short

deliver low-maintenance luxury, this modern two

Quoting $390K - $420K

stroll from the CBD, the hospital/university precinct

Quoting $509K

bedroom townhouse enjoys a great setting adjacent

View Wed 6:00 - 6:30; Sat 12:00- 12:30

and Lygon Street, this ground floor apartment's

View Thu 12:30 - 1:00, Sat 1:00 - 1:30

to Gilpin Park. A sunny courtyard provides the

Sam Abboud 0401 434 329

ultimate convenience and comfortable modern

Jason Sharpe 0438 847 700

introduction to generous living/dining areas and an

Quentin Hinrichs 0419 387 703

spaces provide the ideal debut, investment or CBD

Luke Piccolo 0412 951 273

open plan kitchen. Basement car parking.

Carlton 9347 1755

base scenario with secure undercover car space.

Carlton 9347 1755


CARLTON NORTH 662 Lygon Street Timeless Victorian, corner appeal




NORTHCOTE 1/167 Arthurton Road


Quality town residence with Victorian facade

Boasting timeless Victorian appeal & incredible city-

Auction Sat 5 Oct, 11.00

An evocative facade with independent entrance and

edge convenience, this potential-packed terrace

View Wed 5:00 - 5:30, Sat 2:00 - 2:30

individual privacy enhances the appeal of this town

Quoting $650K - $710K

presents a great entry into prestigious Carlton

Jason Sharpe 0438 847 700

residence. Cool and contemporary behind a

View Wed 5:00 - 5:30, Sat 10:45 - 11:15

North. Rathdowne Street Village, Princes Park,

Sam Abboud 0401 434 329

charming Victorian facade, these northern light-

Lisa Roberts 0413 265 362

trams & Melbourne Uni in moments from a period

Carlton 9347 1755

filled spaces are the ideal illustration of 'low

Carlton 9347 1755

classic that can be enjoyed immediately.

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Auction Sat 5 Oct, 1.00

maintenance luxury'.


AUCTION This Saturday

3J 1H 4F

305 The Boulevard Ivanhoe easT

Set on a substantial wedge of land (approximately 1051m2) fronting both The Boulevard and Burke Road, this character-filled three bedroom home boasts brilliant entertainers’ terraces and a tranquil leafy outlook. Lounge, kitchen/meals, dining and flexible study/ family room. Ducted heating and remote double garage. Auction This Saturday 11.00am inSPEct Wed 5.30 - 6.00pm, Thurs 12.30 - 1.00pm & Sat 10.30 -11.00am Joe Zucco 0414 557 895 Paul McDonald 0419 300 603 1112 Mt Alexander Road, Essendon


9375 9375

PRESTON 1 Mary Street


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Renovated and extended with flair and attention to detail, this impressive home is just a heartbeat from the café and shopping options of High Street, the Plenty Road tram, Cramer Park, stations and Preston Market. Graced with exquisite period detail; four bedrooms, two bathrooms, two living areas and a huge teen retreat complement a rear garden that includes shed, studio and multi-car garage to deliver effortlessly functional family living. PHOTO ID REQUIRED AUCTION INSPECT CONTACT OFFICE

Saturday 5th October at 1:00pm Saturday 1:00-1.30pm Joe Horton 0421 128 008 or Noel Crouch 0412 207 117 Love Preston 9471 0233

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FITZROY 100 Leicester Street

Hidden Haven in Sublime Garden Seclusion A city-fringe haven that's substantial, sophisticated and secure; the doublefronted, solid brick facade of this rare freestanding 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom residence reveals a remarkable indoor-outdoor lifestyle sanctuary. Features native-inspired landscaped gardens and OSP via remote-control door, seconds to cafes, shops, trams, schools, pool and parks.

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4 Auction Inspect

Saturday 5th October at 10am Thursday 6-6.30pm & Saturday 11-11.30am Estimate $1,600,000 - $1,700,000 Land 10m x 27.43m approx.

Contact Bev Adam 0422 396 477 Hamish Adam 0422 798 230  Craig Shearn 0418 596 388



Office Clifton Hill 9481 6800

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FAIRFIELD 14 The Esplanade

Landmark 1543 Sq. Metre River Frontage Paradise Absolute river frontage and an astounding 1543 sq. metres (approx.) of land secluded at the end of a cul-de-sac is a combination so rare it's unlikely to be repeated this close to the city. Offers an approved planning permit including plans for a sensational 4 bedroom residence or consider other options (STCA) minutes to schools, cafes, shops and trains.

CLIFTON HILL 121 Noone Street


Expressions of Interest Closing 2nd October Inspect Thursday 5-5.30pm & Saturday 9-9.30am Estimate Offers in Excess of $2,500,000 Land 1543sqm approx.


See the Light in this Superbly Situated Surprise This irresistible Victorian reveals a clever renovation where natural light, alfresco areas and a deep landscaped garden enhance a delightful 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom layout. Nestled near Yarra Bend, cafÊs and trains offering upstairs parents´ retreat.

Auction Inspect

Saturday 21st September at 12noon Thursday 6.30-7pm & Saturday from 11.30am Estimate $780,000 - $830,000 Contact Simon Shrimpton 0411 889 577 Danielle Reynolds 0432 011 735 Office Clifton Hill 9481 6800

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Bev Adam 0422 396 477 Craig Shearn 0418 596 388


Clifton Hill 9481 6800

COLLINGWOOD 4/77 Little Oxford Street 3



Brilliant New Easy-Access Oasis 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 21st September at 10am Wednesday 6.30-7pm & Saturday from 9.30am Estimate $800,000 - $850,000 Contact Simon Shrimpton 0411 889 577 Danielle Reynolds 0432 011 735 Office Clifton Hill 9481 6800

3 Clissold Street Ascot VAle This as new, north facing home offers style & space in a prime location. Comp: 3 BRs w/ BIRs, main w/ en-suite, sparkling marble bathrms, balcony, open plan living/dining/kitchen, Miele S/S apps, c/yard, alarm, heat/ cool & remote LUG. Nearby all public transport, shops, schools & cafes.







Wed 6:15-6:45pm Sat 1:45-2:15pm, Sun 12:15-12:45pm AuctIon Sat 28th September - 10:30am MEL REF 28 J10 PRIcE RAnGE $770,000 plus oFFIcE 488 Macaulay Rd, Kensington tEL 9376 3322 contAct Scott Belsey 0422 085 673 VIEW

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Alphington 1A Arbor Street


Magnificent Yarra-edge executive living.

View auction mel ref contact

This vast contemporary residence offers light-filled living in an elevated cul-de-sac setting with tranquil bushland views. Finished to the highest standards, it comprises a ‘Great Room’ living and dining zone flowing to an alfresco entertaining area with heated pool, outdoor kitchen and bathroom, stunning Miele-equipped kitchen with blum cabinetry & butler’s pantry, upper level main bedroom/retreat with integrated bathroom and WIR, 2 further double bedrooms and luxury bathroom, lower level cinema/family room/optional 4th bedroom and fitted study. Including a wine cellar, laundry/utility room and double garage, this remarkable property close to Ivanhoe Village features airconditioning, extensive storage and full security. 44 The weekly review \ SEPTEMBER 18, 2013




325 (approx)

thurs 6.30 - 7.00pm & sat 3.00 - 3.30pm sat 12th october - 11.00am 31 / D11 sam rigopoulos 0425 834 583 Walter ortner 0412 371 899 ivanhoe 9499 5611

NORTH MELBOURNE 373 Dryburgh Street


Large Victorian Terrace in a Premiere Position.

View auction mel ref EPr contact

Located on a favoured wide tree lined street in the renowned Hotham Hill precinct. Instantly appealing, the stunning faรงade retains original period character showcasing its class and stature. A home ideal for the family looking for a big inner-city residence with room to move. Comprising terrific open plan living, formal dining or lounge and a modern kitchen overlooking the rear yard and ready to take on the best of produce from the Vic Market. Accommodation is plentiful and totals 4 double bedrooms, 2 large bathrooms, large rear yard with laneway access and sunshine throughout the day. The home is further advantaged by high ceilings, polished timber floors, cellar and the best form of heating available being hydronic heating.




280 (approx)

thurs 5.00 - 5.30pm & sat 2.00 - 2.30pm sat 5th october - 1.00pm 43 / c3 $1,350,000 - $1,450,000 trevor gange 0418 533 522 Lucas mills 0410 037 682 north melbourne 9328 8388 SEPTEMBER 18, 2013 \ The weekly review 45

Northcote 44 Bridge Street Bright and spacious in Westgarth. Looking for low-maintenance living in this sought-after city edge precinct, just around the corner from Village cafes, cinema, and parkland. Blending with the Victorianera streetscape, this modern residence comprises 2 double bedrooms (BIRs), good-sized study/3rd bedroom, an expansive living and dining room open to a smartly fitted kitchen with premium European appliances, and a stylish semi-ensuite bathroom (separate bath and shower). Including a deep rear courtyard with secure parking, this light-filled property features a concealed laundry and air conditioning. Commuting is a breeze Merri Station is at the end of the quiet street.



View auction mel ref EPr contact office


194 (approx)

thurs 5.30 - 6.00pm & sat 1.15 - 1.45pm sat 5th october - 12.00pm 30 / E10 $720,000 - $790,000 sam rigopoulos 0425 834 583 george theocharis 0415 578 809 northcote 8481 1900

Northcote 2A JAckSon Street Spacious low-maintenance style in Westgarth Village. This appealing modern residence just around the corner from Westgarth cafes, cinema and railway station offers 3 double BRs (spa ensuite to main), expansive living/ dining zone flowing to courtyard with off-street parking, well-equipped kitchen and second bathroom, with polished timber floors, ample storage and ducted heating.



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165 (approx)

thurs 5.00 - 5.30pm & sat from 11.30am sat 21st september - 12.00pm 30 / F10 Please contact agent sam rigopoulos 0425 834 583 Eric Brown 0404 012 483 northcote 8481 1900

THORNBURY 214 Gooch Street




Deceased Estate – Solid Starter with Potential Boasting a desirable position only moments from cosmopolitan High Street’s, shopping, café and transport hub, schools, Northland Shopping Centre and Penders Park, this neat original home provides exciting prospects to renovate and scale new heights with your own style.


Saturday 5th October at 1.00pm


Features formal lounge/dining, French doors to patio, kitchen/meals, sunroom, 2 bedrooms, carport and large single garage with workshop.

Thursday 4.30-5.00pm & Saturday 2.30-3.00pm


Aldo Verga 0412 357 696 Mario Butera 0412 380 400

The perfect entry-level or investment opportunity.

ALPHINGTON 3/66 Grange Road



The Perfect ‘Latte’ Lifestyle Location


PRESTON 99 Dundas Street



Pot Of Gold For Aspiring Renovators

Surrounded by every imaginable lifestyle advantage, this stylish townhouse offers bright Neat period home with plenty of positives to lure first homebuyers/renovators and investors. In a living/dining/Caesar stone kitchen and courtyard, 2 bedrooms, 2-way bathroom, reverse highly sought after location, handy to High Street amenities, Penders Park and Preston Market, it cycle air conditioners and auto single garage. Few minutes walk trendy Station Street. offers lounge, 3 bedrooms, kitchen/meals, bathroom, bungalow or studio and north facing rear yard with extension potential (STCA). Auction

This Saturday 21st September at 11.00am



Thursday 5.30-6.00pm & Saturday 10.30-11.00am


Wednesday 5.30-6.00pm & Saturday 12.30-1.00pm


Aldo Verga 0412 357 696 or Mario Butera 0412 380 400


Aldo Verga 0412 357 696 or Mario Butera 0412 380 400

9480 1277 764-766 High Street, Thornbury

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Expression of Interest – Closing Tuesday 8 October at 5pm

Prime Development Opportunity • Residential/zoned land 882sqm • Building Size 1085sqm • Current town planning permit for 10 x 3 bedroom townhouses • Current town planning permit for 22 apartments • Large open span warehouse! • Strong residential resale returns on completion • Unlimited potential with 4 street frontages • Rare location available on the edge of North Carlton/Lygon Street shops, cafes and transport



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9478 6344 9460 5066 9499 7992


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Greg Cusack 0417 128 125 Mitchell Boys 0412 800 200

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FAIRFIELD 1-9/105 Grange Road Finest Designs, Unsurpassed Quality Nearing completion, is a visually distinctive residential development with quality finishes, superior livability & a dynamic street presence. Offering a spacious OPL area with bi-fold doors to landscaped outdoor areas, stone benches, ‘Bosch’ s/steel appl, fully-tiled bathroom, timber flooring, secure OSP & video intercom system. 105 Grange Road is more than an apartment it’s a lifestyle experience.

NORTHCOTE 156 Beavers Road Hidden Haven Close To It All Enjoying a huge allotment of 746sqm & a northerly rear aspect, this home is nestled among an exotic garden. Surrounded by a multitude of living areas, sunrm, attic studio with city views & a central bathrm. ROW, a 2nd studio/shed & heating.

Saturday 12 October at 2pm PRICE INSPECT CONTACT

$870,000 - $940,000 Sat 2:45-3:15pm Photo ID required Luke Brizzi 0417 324 339 Jim Dimitropoulos 0411 831 177

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Sat 9:30-10am at 318 High St, Northcote Photo ID required


Michael Divito 0403 739 393

Plenty Of Period Promise Perfectly positioned period home with soaring ceilings, provides further enhancement opportunities. Lounge with gas log fire, kitchen/meals, covered outdoor entertaining area, OSP & rear ROW.

This Saturday from 12:30pm PRICE INSPECT CONTACT

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THORNBURY 6 Kelvin Grove

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$570,000 - $620,000 Thur 5:30-6pm & Sat from 12pm Photo ID required Luke Brizzi 0417 324 339

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NORTHCOTE 5/4 Urquhart Street Winning Westgarth Style Cool, classy and contemporary, this three bedroom residence stretches across three levels, with the top floor showcasing an open living/dining/quality Smeg kitchen and entertainer’s terrace.

This Saturday at 11am PRICE INSPECT CONTACT

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Totally Tempting Dimensions An allotment measuring some 648sqm approx surrounds this ideally situated three bedroom Californian, ensuring present day appeal is matched by exceptional prospects. Polished floorboards and high ceilings frame welcoming spaces including generous living, sunny central dining and stylishly appointed kitchen.

This Saturday at 11am Thur 5:45-6:15pm & Sat 10:30-11am Photo ID required John Pasceri 0405 134 726 George Metax 0407 661 615

THORNBURY 2 & 4/334 Gillies Street Brand New & Stylish With Parkland Views These residences epitomise executive low maintenance living. Two living areas, stone kitchens, glass bi-folds onto nth facing decks, designer bathrms, pwd/rm, ducted heat/cool/vacuum, intercom, alarm & rem/contrld gge.


$670,000 - $710,000 Thur 5:30-6pm & Sat from 10:30am Photo ID required Michael Divito 0403 739 393

PRESTON 14 Dean Street



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$620,000 - $680,000 Wed 5:30-6pm & Sat from 1:30pm Photo ID required Michael Divito 0403 739 393

PRESTON WEST 11 Bayliss Street Prospects, Proportions And Position This three bedroom Californian’s large living and dining areas and bright open plan kitchen lead to under-cover outdoor entertaining and a deep, wide rear garden close to parks, schools, Regent station and Gilbert Road. Single garage. Totally serviceable, with easy scope to update/extend.

This Saturday at 2pm INSPECT CONTACT

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This Saturday from 2pm PRICE INSPECT CONTACT


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Thur 5:30-6pm & Sat 1:30-2pm Photo ID required John Petsinis 0402 611 939 Jim Dimitropoulos 0411 831 177

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BRUNSWICK 875 Park Street A secluded family sanctuary set amidst the prized Royal Park precinct, this inspiring five bedroom, three bathroom 1930s residence reveals a treasure-trove of Art Deco, contemporary and alfresco lifestyle riches. A remarkable architect renovation/ extension enhances exquisite original character creating irresistible extra light-filled space overlooking a stunning north-facing rear garden oasis with heated spa, covered deck and studio. Includes hydronic heating and off street parking.


Saturday 21st September at 10.30am


Thursday 12-12.30pm Saturday from 10am


Belinda Lindsay 0409 853 769 Angela Coates 0417 439 090


286 Queens Parade Clifton Hill 9488 0688

Web Part of the Marshall White Group




AUCTION ThIs sAT @ 11.00 A.m Inspect from 10.30 “UnDer InstrUctIons from stAte trUstees” superbly located double front dwelling comp passageway, (fret work), 3 spacious bedrooms, sep lounge room (gas fire), Dining room (gas fire), sep kitchen (gas fire). features central bathroom, excellent side and rear access, and large shed. select residential Area. Land 46’3”x 133’9”approx Less splay 7’01/2”. suit owner occupier, Investor, Developer (s.t.c.a.).

0409877645, 0409877646 Thomas A




BRUNSWICK 3/20 Donald Street




RETRO STYLIN This spacious single level home (102 sqm approx) is an ideal first home entry point or ready to go investment. Ready to move in but scope to improve, offering 2 bedrooms with BIR’s, great kitchen, large lounge, functional bathroom and secure garage. Other features include; ducted heating & ceiling fan. Close to Sydney Road trams, shops, cafes & Anstey Train Station.

Auction Open Mel Ref Contact

Saturday 5th October at 12.30pm Thursday 6.00 - 6.30pm 29 J5 John Costanzo 0418 990 457 Travis Corbett 0438-777 916 Office Level 1/252 St Georges Road Fitzroy North 9489 9888 Website

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IVANHOE 27 Livingstone Street HUGE CENTRAL CORNER SITE WITH SUPREME SCOPE A substantial land holding in the Ivanhoe Major Activity Area, take advantage of the area’s proposed Structure Plan and transform this massive 1015 m2 approx site into an iconic lifestyle landmark. Situated on the corner with deep cul-de-sac frontage, this level parcel of prime land represents an exceptional opportunity to create a multi-level, multi-unit complex (STCA) at the heart of Ivanhoe Village.


Friday 11th October at 1.00pm


Thu 5:15-5:45pm, Sat 12-12:30pm


1015 m2 approx.


Stewart Oldmeadow 0412 119 277 Dietmar Gregory 0422 402 545


9497 3222 | 9459 5666

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CLASSIC FITZROY Architecturally inspired reno retaining period character, this 2 storey, 3 bdrm home is walking distance to PT, Brunswick St & mins to CBD. Internal floor plan contains multiple living zones suitable for a variety of uses. Level 1 feats: central bthrm, master bdrm with WIR’s & ensuite, water feature, 2nd bdrm, huge living area with access to deck & double lock up drive. Top floor dedicated to open plan living/dining, kitchen & outdoor terrace. High ceilings, timber floors, fireplace & abundant natural light makes this a showpiece for the entertainer.

Auction: Sat 5th Oct 11am Inspect: Sat 11:30am-12pm Contact: Don Gallicchio 0418 148 580







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