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iddle me this: if you stacked one on top of the other all the “plans for Melbourne” ever commissioned and ever written, would they actually reach all the way to the moon? Or would you need Grocon to come along and add a little Eureka Tower-like lightning rod to the top to fill in that last bit? It would only be a little jump, for as sure as governments will come and governments will go, each new wave will feel the need to commission their own plan to deal with a basic truth: that this city is going to keep growing and will need an ordered approach to development, service provision and infrastructure, and a sensible plan to fund it. Now we have a new one. Previously, we had another one. Melbourne 2030, meet Plan Melbourne. To paraphrase a certain prime minister, I have said here before that I was the best friend Melbourne 2030 ever had – not that I was ever in a position to take care of my dear friend. But unlike most of the then-government members who were actually charged with the task of defending its core principles and going out and advocating them, I was always happy to argue the case for a limit on urban expansion and an increase of urban infill that was quite evenly distributed throughout Melbourne. The focus on major transport hubs just seemed smart to me: with pre-existing infrastructure that would

easily handle improvement, and solid communities that could absorb more citizens, Melbourne 2030 not only envisaged a bigger city but a uniformly developed one. High-density was not just for the suburbs that had no political leverage to argue against it. The new Plan Melbourne on basic analysis seems to see the city a little differently. Integrated transport is good. So is identifying employment zones where pre-existing institutions can be better linked in with business. (The South East Melbourne Innovation Precinct, which is aligned with Monash University, is a good example of this). But in Plan Melbourne, urban renewal is the big thing. Areas such as Fishermans Bend and E-Gate and Arden-Macaulay have been earmarked for major population growth and the choices are smart – not too far out, close to services and amenities, even while the timeline for their much-needed transport options seems way too long. But the protective cordon thrown around the suburbs is short-sighted and cowardly. The plan states: “Achieving housing and population growth in defined locations will enable local governments to protect the majority of Melbourne’s existing suburbs from significant housing densification.” Unless of course the “densification” is in your local government area … This flies in the face of all the work and research and planning that has been done over decades looking

at sensible ways to deal with Melbourne’s growth. It also squanders the opportunities that exist for building non-ghetto communities within a solid suburban setting. There IS a way to embrace higher density living within the suburbs without ruining the reason people want to be there. The older, pre-existing small-scale developments throughout South Yarra, Toorak, Prahran, Armadale, Malvern and, yes, even Camberwell, demonstrate this: with decent height restrictions and mandated open space or green building requirements, such suburbs could absorb more residents with little impact. The infrastructure requirements of the new E-Gate-style developments are significantly more than would be required in pre-existing transport hubs such as Camberwell and Box Hill. And who plans for and funds the establishment of the libraries, schools, pools and recreation centres that will be needed sooner than everyone wants to believe? I know this can be achieved, but my heart sinks at the prospect of these important requirements falling victim to another change of heart, another version of our planned future: another dusty document stacked high and shooting for the moon. \

Virginia Trioli is co-host of ABC News Breakfast on ABC1 and ABC News 24, 6am-9.30am weekdays.

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PETER WILMOTH meets Lorna Jane Clarkson, the name on everyone’s hips

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t’s Saturday morning in a city hotel in Melbourne and Lorna Jane Clarkson is telling her story with all the enthusiasm, excitement and brio you might expect if you’ve read her books or her blogs, or even met her, which is not uncommon given the priority she gives to connecting with her customers and fans. When your name is on 160 stores around the world, you’re No. 26 on Business Review Weekly magazine’s top 30 richest self-made women, with an estimated wealth of $50 million, and you’re on the cusp of opening a range of new cafés, stores and wellness centres, you have every reason to be excited about life. And perhaps there’s another reason for her excitement. A few weeks after our interview, media reports emerge airing speculation that the Lorna Jane empire is on the market for a cool $500 million. Clarkson, who with her husband Bill owns 60 per cent of the business (the remaining 40 per cent is owned by a private equity firm), has refused to comment on the reports but, if true, she stands to walk away a very, very wealthy woman. Today as we talk over coffee in Collins Street, there’s no mention of multimillion-dollar business deals. In fact, she says the global empire she founded 24 years ago was never about the money. “This has been about following my dreams and doing what I love to do, and I’ve got all these amazing women all over the world who love what I do and love the active-living philosophy and want the same things in their lives,” she says. Clarkson’s passion for active living has been the motivating force, not just of her business but of her life since she moved, aged 11, to Brisbane from a small town in the north of England. “It really did change my life because in England you have a different way of living, all indoors,” she says. “What I really loved about Australia was that outdoor, being-active way of living. I can thank this really amazing Australian environment for getting me excited about moving my body.’’ In Brisbane she did ballet, played netball and was a cheerleader at school. “I’ve never been this great athlete and I think that’s what’s appealing about what I do,” she says. “It’s for everybody and you don’t have to be an amazing athlete and be gifted to move your body and enjoy it. I’m a high-energy person and exercise definitely has something to do with it. I’m just your everyday girl next door who likes to hike and feel great about myself, and part of that is moving. I think moving helps you think and be positive. It makes you feel like you’re alive because all your cells are regenerating.” At school she wanted to be a journalist but her mother thought that world was a bit tough. Instead she did dental therapy for the Queensland government and was posted to Cairns to work in schools. She stayed in Cairns for four years until age 24. “I did my first marathon there but not very well. It was hot. I couldn’t move for a week.” It was while studying dental therapy, that Clarkson began teaching aerobics at night. “I was really into that ’80s fitness, Olivia Newton-John, Jane Fonda – that whole fitness thing was really big for me,” she says. “I remember in year 12 getting my hair cut off like Olivia Newton-John in the Physical video, and my ballet teacher going ballistic because you’re supposed to have long hair.” All her friends were in fitness and she began to feel the constraints of working for the government. “I felt like I was turning into this person that wasn’t dreaming big enough any more,” she says. The boundless energy was always there. “The gym I was working at nominated me to be Miss Cairns and I won, for some reason,” she says. “When I got up to get my crown [a DJ] said, ‘Wow, have you been drinking?’ because I was so excited. I said, ‘No, this is a natural high, from exercise’, because I’ve never drunk.”

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Cover Story She needed the energy for all the work she took on. She was teaching 13 aerobics classes a week, before and after work. Just for herself, she started making activewear. “I got my favourite swimsuit, unpicked it, laid it out on some newspaper and made a leotard. I started wearing them to my classes and because you’re up there and teaching – and remember, classes were huge then, there were 50 or 60 people in front of you – after the class they’d say, ‘Where did you get your outfit, it’s amazing’. I said, ‘I made it’. ‘Will you make me one?’ And that’s how it went.”

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he returned to Brisbane and soon there were hundreds of people in her classes. “It got to the stage where I was spending every waking moment making activewear. I remember waking up one day and having to go to work and thinking to myself, ‘I don’t want to go to work today’. I want to get up and make activewear. “I was talking to one of the guys who owned the fitness centre and he said, ‘Well, Lorna, if you want to do that we have room upstairs, and you can do some hours on reception if you need some extra money’.” That was 1989. She opened her first store in 1990, in Brisbane in an old building above a fitness centre. On the flight to Melbourne before our interview, she bumped into a man she knew, who reminded her of those early days in her first studio. “We were on the top floor and there were pigeons and they were pooping and the cockroaches were eating it, and when people used to jump around in the very corners of the room all the cockroach poo used to fall down. And that’s what he remembers about my first studio, that I would always be cleaning out the

ZEST FOR cockroach poo. “You forget these things. You forget things that don’t matter. It’s like when Bill and I sold our home and bought a big old building in the valley so we could have a warehouse, and we lived upstairs in this amazing apartment. People said, ‘Oh my God, you sold your beautiful home’, but at the time you’re following your dream, it doesn’t feel like you’re giving anything up. “All our friends were going on holidays, had beautiful cars and stuff, and we were still on our pushbikes, but you look back now and I feel we never missed out on anything, ever.” Any sacrifice certainly paid off. These days Lorna Jane counts 134 stores across Australia and 25 in California, as well as shops in South Africa, Britain, Canada and Dubai. There are stores planned for Texas and Arizona. I ask Clarkson if all this success has changed her. “You still want the same things in life and you still care about the same things. I don’t do anything different. I believe health’s important, family’s important, who you are at the end of the day and how you feel about yourself when you close your eyes at night are really important.’’ She’s keen to use her public profile and business

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here’s been a lot of talk recently about parents behaving badly at their kids’ sports games. Screaming on the sidelines, having punch-ups and hissy fits when their kids’ teams don’t win. Apparently some grown-ups need to be told it’s not OK to yell abuse at small children or punch each other in front of them. In defence of all those parents across Melbourne who brave freezing cold weekend mornings to take their kids to sport, who have long ago cast aside the idea of a warm cuppa in bed with the papers on a Sunday so they can stand on a muddy oval and cheer on small people running around after a ball, I would like to say this: Good on you. Not all parents care if their kids win or lose. Some of us are just delighted to see them giving it a go, being brave enough to run around in the rain, enjoying their jumpy fit bodies while they can before running becomes painful. Most of us are thrilled to see just one goal. Just one. We take the time to learn all the other kids’ names so we can cheer them on, too. It is possible for parents to have hour-long discussions about fitness levels and how so-and-so’s skills have developed so much this season, but not for a second even imagine criticising any

of the kids, the other team, or the coach. He’s a parent, too; he gave up his Sunday as well. All around me on Sundays I see parents donating their time and energy to coach, organise, bring oranges and put up goals. Everyone’s smiling, even if it’s very early and they

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were up late the night before and haven’t had coffee yet. We are also happy to clap the other side when they get a goal, as much as we are beyond pleased when we turn up to an away game to discover they, too, have a weekly sausage sizzle. Most of us are happy to car pool, to take it in turns to work out where the hell Gisborne is or Thomastown, or to stand around in the dark on a weeknight after a long day at work while the kids train. I’m doing it right now, working on the laptop in the car where it’s a bit warmer. Can’t see a thing, though. On match days, I don’t mind if one of mine is on the sidelines. One of them usually is. But I’m really thrilled when they come off with muddy knees, all fired up about the team song or because someone got a goal. We’re all learning stuff, too. My oldest that she doesn’t always get to be striker now she’s gone up an age group. After not winning a single game last year, she’s also learnt it is possible that, with experience and lots of training, eventually you might even win occasionally. Now it’s finally happening. And my youngest has learnt kicking a ball can feel just as good, if not better, than kicking her sister. I’ve learnt some stuff, too. After two seasons, I know I really should insist, no matter how hungry or tired everyone is, that soccer boots be extracted from feet and put in plastic bags before everyone gets in the car. I’ve also learnt that gumboots are extremely useful, even if they’re animal-print and kind of ugly, but dinner parties involving dancing the night before a match are not. \ khall@theweeklyreview.com.au

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t is difficult to imagine entering many other houses in suburban Melbourne that possess the impressive scale of frill and flounce of this Federation Queen Anne property. Described by Darebin Council as “representative of the best villas of this period”, the house is given a more modest though no less striking assessment by the vendor. “For us it’s a home. We didn’t want to do anything fancy other than appreciate the architecture and the space.” Certainly there is much to appreciate. Built in 1904, it is an immaculate representation of the period, from the wraparound verandahs and terracotta roof tiling to the pitched roof accents, leadlight feature windows and – the pièce de résistance of the property – ornate ceilings that rival any in that suburb. They are extremely detailed, all varied and so intricate as to leave onlookers wondering about the time and attention that must go into creating such work. There are other comparable houses in the area – Mandalay and Lugano in nearby Clarke Street – but the vendor assures that this house, built before the others, maintains the high-water mark when it comes to representing the era. But if its architectural stature is imposing, the succession of vendors that lived here have ensured that the balance between the monumental and the domestic has been maintained. The house has been intrinsically tied into the community: former owners, the Kontos family, conducted a driving school for fellow Greeks from the bungalow out the back, filled with chalkboards and desks. The vendors rented rooms to local friends in the early years as they struggled to take on the mortgage as art teachers. Their jobs are an important part of why the property has been maintained in such an original state – as trained arts and craft professionals, they have done much to maintain without pulling down and reorienting. Perhaps the only real concession to modernity has been the installation of a country-style timber kitchen (the current vendor’s husband being trained in woodturning) that presents as a lovely family hub. The floor plan is extremely flexible, courtesy of the large rooms and square layout that means today’s bedroom could be the next owner’s formal lounge. There are four bedrooms, two of which are attic rooms on the second level adjoined by a second modern kitchen (this space is used for rent to a boarder). French handprinted silkscreen wallpaper changes the character of each of the ground-floor rooms. It is certainly a gorgeous kaleidoscope of colour. The cherry on top of all this is the “widow’s walk”, a tower platform accessed via stairs from the second level, which places one on the rooftop with 360-degree views of metropolitan Melbourne. There is more, of course, including an independent study, lovely family meals area with access to the backyard and an outhouse that has been rebuilt on its original site (the original was not saveable) containing the laundry, a powder room and a workshop. A second independent studio space and two-car garage don’t even make a dent in the 820-square-metre block. \ SARINA LEWIS property@theweeklyreview.com.au

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Hocking Stuart \ 8481 1900 Auction \ May 31 at 2.30pm

Price \ $1.5 million – $1.65 milion

There are two substantial residences on this corner block; one a two-storey period house, the other a contemporary residence. Charismatic in weatherboard with lacework over the verandah, the original Edwardian has a central hallway to three bedrooms, a laundry, a spa-bathroom and elegant interconnected lounge, dining and kitchen areas. Polished floorboards, high ceilings with hand-painted roses and a modern kitchen create an easy mix of old and new. On the second storey, the main bedroom has a walk-in wardrobe and two further bedrooms have built-in wardrobes. A few steps from the back door of this house is the front door of the other residence. Here, two storeys of finely finished spaces offer open-plan living, a second-storey retreat, three bedrooms, two bathrooms and a laundry. Close to Dennis station, Westgarth Primary School, village-style shops and parklands, this property is a rare opportunity. \ KAY KEIGHERY

postcode

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FITZROY \ 53 CHARLES STREET

Jellis Craig \ 9481 6800

Price \ $1.3 million – $1.4 million

Auction \ May 31 at 1pm

Tamar Villa hides a great deal behind its Victorian double-fronted façade. Two bedrooms sit on either side of an entrance hallway, which has polished floorboards and white walls, and an arch halfway along. The larger of the pair flows through a grand arch to a study with built-in bookshelves. The other bedroom has a big ceiling rose and an ornate fireplace flanked by more shelving. The beautiful, light-filled living area at the property’s core has three sets of french doors to a private, paved courtyard with established trees and water feature. Plantation shutters run the length of the big, provincial-style kitchen. The living area has a gas fire and there’s a skylight over the dining space, which blends into a sitting room with wood-fired stove and another skylight. The bathroom sits past the separate powder room and the laundry. The main bedroom at the rear has thick carpets, painted stone walls and a wall of built-in wardrobes. A peaceful escape, it looks out over the leafy courtyard. \ STEPHEN A. RUSSELL

postcode

3065

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ALPHINGTON \ 28 SMITH STREET This is a great house for a party, with spacious open-plan living opening to a north-facing backyard with multiple decks, swimming pool and low-maintenance surrounds with greenery provided by vertical gardens. When one isn’t entertaining, the double-storey house provides comfortable and stylish family living with plenty of spaces to come together. Two front bedrooms have built-in wardrobes and big picture windows. They share a large bathroom that, like the upstairs en suite, has a stand-alone bath and an oversized frameless glass shower. The study tucked under the stairs has a built-in desk and storage cupboards. A rear open-plan kitchen, dining and lounge area is enclosed by timber-framed glass, giving it a bright and airy feel. A small TV lounge is a cosy offshoot from the open-plan. A grey stone island bench makes a contemporary statement in the kitchen, which has a suite of Smeg appliances including a built-in coffee machine. The upstairs main bedroom has luxurious expanses of plush grey carpet and sheer black curtains. A walk-through wardrobe and large en suite complete the huge suite. A second upstairs bedroom faces north. A big double garage has been partially converted to a home business and could suit any number of uses. There is also off-street parking for more cars. \ EMMA HOUGHTON

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Collins Simms \ 9488 0688

Price \ $1.3 million +

THORNBURY \ 63 WALES STREET

Auction \ May 31 at 1pm

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Love Real Estate \ 9480 2288

Price \ $560,000 – $590,000

Woodards Carlton 9347 1755 3

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Nelson Alexander Brunswick 9388 0088 4

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671 Lygon Street, Carlton North ................................................................. Price: POA ................................................................. Auction Saturday May 31 at 11am ................................................................. OFI Thur 6-6.30pm; Sat 10.30-11am .................................................................

290 Moreland Road, Brunswick ................................................................. Price: $1 million - $1.1 million ................................................................. Auction Saturday June 7 at 2pm ................................................................. OFI Thur 6.15-6.45pm; Sat 2.15-2.45pm .................................................................

This wonderful Victorian is a candidate for reincarnation. It has a rare land size (305sqm), north-westerly orientation and a second street frontage to Keeley Lane.

With its extended two-level design, this grand four-bedroom Edwardian includes two modern bathrooms, formal lounge and vast open-plan living/dining areas.

Let's eat lunch @ North Carlton Canteen, 1008 Lygon St Let's eat dinner @ Enoteca Sileno, 920 Lygon St Let's drink coffee @ Filou's Patisserie, Cnr Lygon & Fenwick Sts

Let's eat lunch @ The Woodlands, 84-88 Sydney Road Let's eat dinner @ Terra Nova Pizza, 333 Moreland Road Let's drink coffee @ Juliana's Café, 1 Sydney Road

Auction \ May 31 at 1pm

With a clever two-storey floor plan geared for executives, couples or small families, there’s nothing to do at this modern property except move in and relish the local lifestyle. The brick and render façade is classically styled. The ground level has a spacious kitchen, a dining and living area, laundry, powder room and bedroom opening to a study with built-in wardrobes and desk. Honey-coloured floorboards, a fresh colour scheme and extensive glazing render the open-plan area welcoming and bright. The kitchen has a black-tiled splashback, stone-look benches and stainless-steel appliances. Reached through glass doors in the dining area, a covered terrace sits between lawn and paving with a door to the garage. A candelabra chandelier illuminates the staircase and, upstairs, the carpeted main bedroom has built-in wardrobes. Split-system heating and cooling, security shutters and alarm enhance comfort and peace of mind. With High Street metres away, public transport, shops and eclectic dining options are at your fingertips. \ KAY KEIGHERY

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ABBOTSFORD \ 7 BATH STREET When the vendor talks of this three-window-wide terrace, she speaks of the house as a “she”. Given the character of the property, it is perhaps no surprise that it feels as much a living personality as it does a simple structure. Built c1888, it has all the hallmarks of a property of its era – from pressed metal ceilings to marble-framed decorative fireplaces, original Baltic pine floors, leadlight feature windows and an archway in the entrance hall – with the added dimension of physical grandeur granted by its extra-wide frontage. A renovation has opened up the rear while maintaining its heritage through structural design and the installation of features such as the striking pressed metal ceilings over the family living and dining space. Much thought has been given to creating a floor plan with great flow: the kitchen is half-hidden behind a separating wall (“great for hiding mess when entertaining”) and, upstairs, a laundry installed between the bedrooms makes practical sense. The main bedroom is a haven with a large walk-in-wardrobe, en suite and street-fronting terrace wide enough to create a comfortable seating arrangement. In the backyard, fruit trees are interspersed with raised vegetable beds. At the rear, a double garage has extra space for a small workshop. \ SARINA LEWIS

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Nelson Alexander \ 9417 1956

Price \ $2.2 million +

Auction \ May 31 at noon

FITZROY \ 111 ST DAVID STREET POSTCODE

3052

Jellis Craig 9481 6800 3

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44/238 The Avenue, Parkville ................................................................. Price: $850,000 - $930,000 ................................................................. Auction Saturday May 31 at 10am ................................................................. OFI Thur 12.30-1pm; Sat 9.30-10am .................................................................

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Barry Plant Preston 9478 6344 2

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13 Garnet Street, Preston ................................................................. Price: $520,000 - $570,000 ................................................................. Auction Saturday May 31 at 12.30pm ................................................................. OFI Wed, Sat noon-12.30pm .................................................................

Woodards \ 9347 1755

Price \ $900,000 – $950,000

Auction \ May 31 at 11am

Dating back to 1859, this solid-brick Fitzroy cottage is one of the oldest in the neighbourhood, but it’s not showing its age. Step indoors and contemporary living takes over, with a fantastic open-plan approach. White walls complement gleaming floorboards and a wood, steel and wire staircase. The living room flows backwards towards the big kitchen with plenty of bench space and stainless-steel Bosch appliances. Two generous bedrooms are housed downstairs, sharing a neat bathroom with mosaic tiles and laundry facilities. The main bedroom upstairs has a deep window seat, a rotary fan and it opens out onto its own steel balcony. There’s an en suite with a shower behind a glass partition and another deep window shelf. Giant palms ring a spacious paved courtyard out back and there’s roller door access for one car. Literally attached to George Calombaris’ designer Souvlaki joint Jimmy Grants, pretty much on the corner with Smith Street, you’ll be right in the thick of things here. \ STEPHEN A. RUSSELL

postcode

This three-bedroom, two-bathroom, 10th floor apartment offers the space, spectacular views and scope to inspire a remarkable city-edge lifestyle.

A street presence that retains all the character of the boom era, this extended and updated Victorian is attractively positioned in a pocket south of Bell Street.

Let's eat lunch @ Small Victories, 617 Rathdowne Street Let's eat dinner @ Albert St Food Store, 382 Sydney Road Let's drink coffee @ Wide Open Road, 274 Barkly Street

Let's eat lunch @ Lucchini's Café, 360 High Street Let's eat dinner @ Noi Pizzeria, 60 High Street Let's drink coffee @ Umberto Espresso Bar, 822 High Street

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CARLTON NORTH 671 Lygon Street

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The Southern Italian follows a lasting Victorian down Lygon Life began as a trendy terrace reflective of the emerging prosperity of a time passed. The impact is still evident throughout

Auction Sat 31 May, 11.00

spaces that more recently have become candidates for full scale reincarnation. It is opportune this property adopt an entirely

View Thu 6:00 - 6:30, Sat 10:30 - 11:00

new identity due to re-development options (STCA) identified by its land size (305 m2), north-westerly orientation and 2nd

Luke Piccolo 0412 951 273

street frontage to Keeley Lane. Utilise the platform it provides to create your own following, be it for family, profit or both.

Auctioneer - John Piccolo 0408 102 050 Carlton 9347 1755

Auction this Saturday 3

FITZROY 111 St David Street

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Auction this Saturday 2

PARKVILLE 9/212 The Avenue

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The spaces, the style, the sights

This c1859 cottage is now clearly the best it´s ever

Auction Sat 31 May, 11.00

This substantial two bedroom apartment has been

Auction Sat 31 May, 12.30

been. Beautifully renovated, its three bedroom, two

Quoting $900K - $950K

intelligently designed so that all the principal spaces

View Thu 5:15 - 5:45, Sat 12:00 - 12:30

bathroom spaces include generous living/dining

View Thu 6:00 - 6:30, Sat 10:30 - 11:00

make the utmost of abundant natural light and

Jason Sharpe 0438 847 700

areas and a Bosch equipped kitchen while beyond, a

Vince Mazzone 0433 186 786

outlooks that sweep over Royal Park's green

Luke Piccolo 0412 951 273

north facing courtyard incorporates off street

Carlton 9347 1755

expanses and its golf course. Security entrance,

Carlton 9347 1755

parking. Moments from cafes, shops and trams.

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storage room and on title off street parking.

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COLLINS SIMMS FITZROY NORTH 33 Willowbank Road A brilliant balance of original and contemporary living is achieved with bold architect-designed vision in this outstanding 5 bedroom, 2 bathroom family residence on a tranquil Northcote High School zoned corner block. Near Merri Park, cafes and trams, offering spacious 2nd level parents’ retreat, vast family zone (Jetmaster open fireplace) overlooking garden and north-facing deck, lounge, new Smeg stone kitchen, air-conditioning, ducted and floor heating.

Auction

Saturday 31st May at 11am

Inspect

Thursday 2-2.30pm Saturday from 10.30am

Contact

Vincent Taylor 0417 586 271 Antony Woodley 0421 286 741

Office

286 Queens Parade Fitzroy North 9488 0688

Web

www.33willowbankroadfitzroynorth.com Part of the Marshall White Group MAY 28, 2014 \ The weekly review 27


COLLINS SIMMS ALPHINGTON 9 Como Street Set among some of the area’s finest family properties at Riverside Alphington’s tightly-held top end, this gracious four bedroom, two bathroom double block-fronted Victorian combines classical elegance, modern quality and floorplan flexibility on a tranquil 869 sqm garden allotment (approx). Features huge studio/office/garage, rear access, four living areas, hydronic heating, a/c and alfresco deck. Near private schools, shops, trains and parks.

Auction

Saturday 21st June at 11.30am

Inspect

Saturday 12-12.45pm

Contact

Nicholas Corby 0418 512 978 Stephen Whitelaw 0418 616 000

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Office

286 Queens Parade Fitzroy North 9488 0688

Web

www.9comostreetalphington.com


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One of the earliest Californian bungalows at the prized Yarra-end of Alphington’s Riverside pocket; 691m2 approx. of level land provides inspirational dimensions to make this property one of the area’s greatest. With solid bones, character and having been restumped, this appealing yet tired four bedroom treasure is in need of rejuvenation while there’s plenty of space and scope to start afresh (STCA). Walk to schools, parks, shops and train station.

Auction

Saturday 31st May at 1.30pm

Inspect

Thursday 3-3.30pm Saturday from 1pm

Contact

Belinda Lindsay 0409 853 769 Vincent Taylor 0417 586 271

Office

286 Queens Parade Fitzroy North 9488 0688

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COLLINS SIMMS FITZROY NORTH 50 Delbridge Street Milecroft. This warm and inviting Victorian balcony terrace in one of Fitzroy North’s finest streets and located just metres to Edinburgh Gardens, within a short stroll to Queens Parade cafés and shops. Tastefully restored with potential for further renovations. Offering formal sitting and dining rooms with open fireplace, modern well equipped kitchen leading to private courtyard with workshop and 2 car garage. Upstairs 2 large bedrooms, main with balcony and city views, modern tiled bathroom and laundry. Still retaining all the period features of the era.

Auction

Sunday 1st June at 11am

Inspect

Wednesday 5.30-6pm, Saturday 1.15-1.45pm Sunday from 10.30am

Contact

Vincent Taylor 0417 586 271 Julie Susnjara 0408 006 662

Office

286 Queens Parade Fitzroy North 9488 0688

Web

www.60delbridgestreetfitzroynorth.com Part of the Marshall White Group MAY 28, 2014 \ The weekly review 29


COLLINS SIMMS COLLINGWOOD 1/77 Little Oxford Street A stunning contemporary vision staged over multiple lightfilled levels, this spacious three bedroom, two bathroom townhouse boasts a premier position (1 of 5) with sensational frontage in the Foy & Gibson precinct. Near cafes, galleries, trams, Fitzroy Gardens and CBD; features three alfresco areas (huge north-facing terrace), brilliant living and dining, premium Ilve kitchen, store room, heating/cooling, video intercom and auto garage.

Auction

Saturday 14th June at 10.30am

Inspect

Thursday 7-7.30pm Saturday 10-10.30am

Contact

Leonard Siragusa 0407 875 048 Peter Bennett 0419 502 466

Office

286 Queens Parade Fitzroy North 9488 0688

Web

www.1-77littleoxfordstreetcollingwood.com Part of the Marshall White Group

COLLINS SIMMS BRUNSWICK 10 Fourth Avenue This splendid family home is ideally located on a tree lined street in one of Brunswick’s most sought after residential precincts. Nestled on a generous allotment (15.29 by 36.57 metres approx.) you will discover a beautifully maintained double fronted 1920s style home retaining all the charm of its era with two handsome bay windows, warm polished Baltic pine floors and three open fire places. Comfortable accommodation with scope to update or extend at your leisure includes impressive entry hall, formal sitting room, three bedrooms, bathroom, separate laundry and kitchen adjoining a large family room enjoying a garden outlook. Auction

Saturday 7th June at 10.30am

Inspect

Thursday 6.30-7pm Saturday 11-11.45am

Contact

Peter Bennett 0419 502 466 Vincent Taylor 0417 586 271

Office

286 Queens Parade Fitzroy North 9488 0688

Web

www.10fourthavenuebrunswick.com

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COLLINS SIMMS THORNBURY 166 Harold Street The surprisingly modern mood of this tastefully renovated three bedroom home presents a fabulous first impression extending to a north-facing rear garden. Nestled opposite parkland and path to Miller Street; enjoy an inviting community spirit and relaxed, light-filled living. Includes lounge, dining, living room with soaring ceiling, kitchen with European appliances, bathroom with clawfoot bath, heating/cooling, HRV system and OSP. Auction

Saturday 14th June at 12.30pm

Inspect

Thursday 1-1.30pm & 6-6.30pm Saturday 2.45-3.15pm

Contact

Julie Susnjara 0408 006 662 Vincent Taylor 0417 586 27

Price Guide $780,000 - $820,000 Office

286 Queens Parade Fitzroy North 9488 0688

Web

www.166haroldstreetthronbury.com Part of the Marshall White Group

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COLLINS SIMMS FITZROY NORTH 14 Grant Street An exclusive entry-point to a dress circle location with the Edinburgh Gardens at the doorstep, you couldn’t dream of a better opportunity than this light-filled two bedroom Victorian on the corner of highly-coveted McKean St. Stroll to Queens Pde and Brunswick St from this well-proportioned terrace with further scope; including arched hall, living room (OFP), dining area, hydronic heating and sun-drenched courtyard garden.

Auction Sat 31st May at 10.30am Inspect Thursday 5.30-6pm Saturday from 10am Contact Nicholas Corby 0418 512 978 Stephen Whitelaw 0418 616 000 286 Queens Parade Fitzroy North 9488 0688 Web www.14grantstreetfitzroynorth.com Part of the Marshall White Group

COLLINS SIMMS Introducing Our Property Management Team Antony Harbor, Paula Beavis, Stephen Whitelaw & Kylie Carey Our focus is to manage your property as though it were our own and to this end, our skilled team is resourced to provide every owner and property the attention they deserve. Contact us on (03) 9488 0688 or propertymanagement@collinssimms.com.au MAY 28, 2014 \ The weekly review 31


KEW 32 Highbury Grove This impressive tuck pointed brick Edwardian residence c1902 arguably the finest home in the surrounding area features exquisite period detailing and zoned contemporary living areas comprising black/white tiled foyer, study, north-facing formal sitting & dining rooms, 4 bedrooms, main/WIR/ensuite, 2 attic-style with retreat/5th bedroom, 2 family bathrooms & laundry plus an expansive family domain includes a superb Euro/stone gourmet kitchen, informal dining & living/home cinema overlooking a paved alfresco area plus games room/retreat & remote 3-car garage. Land size: 1,263sqm/13,590sqft approx.

Private Sale $2,850,000 Inspection Saturday 12.30-1pm

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Contact

Dave Oster 0418 800 120 James Tostevin 0417 003 333

Web

www.32highburygrove-kew.com

Office

266 Auburn Road Hawthorn 9822 9999


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11 GROOM LANE

AUCTION: THIS SATURDAY AT 1PM

Hidden Oasis Situated just a short stroll from Brunswick Street, Queens Parade & Edinburgh Gardens. This magnificent townhouse offering all the modern conveniences, in tranquil surrounds. Meditate in the beautiful private courtyards or enjoy their views from the open plan lounge or dining rooms. Large kitchen/meals area with S/S appliances & dishwasher. 2 spacious robed bedrooms, master with decked balcony to enjoy those quiet moments & A/C. Bright tiled bathroom with enclosed shower / spa bath to relax. Secure & remote controlled garage. Truly a secluded & private home, so close to everything.

“Not just a home.…It’s a lifestyle” 10010011-04-a28May©MMP

17-19 King Street, East Ivanhoe 9499 4711

MELbouRNE

1107/471 Little Bourke Street

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EAST MElbournE

8 Hotham Street

Auction: This Saturday 31st May 12.30pm Modern living-Brilliant location This 3 level residence has lot to offer right on the city fringe. • 3 good size bedrooms all with robes. Generous open plan lounge and dining areas. • Master bedroom has ensuite, built in robes and large outdoor terrace with city views. • Modern kitchen with 2 pack drawers and cupboards, caesarstone benches, dishwasher, hotplates, oven plus private terrace area. Located minutes to the railway station, MCG, Parks and gardens with a short walk to the CBD. Live in or an ideal rental investment currently returning $42,000 per annum. Highly recommended. Contact: Gabriel Mercuri 0411 701 133

1st Floor, 520 Victoria Street, North Melbourne 3051

For Sale: Expressions of Interest Ending Tues 3rd June 1.00pm PENTHOUSE WITH LOADS OF POTENTIAL Spread over two levels, this apartment offers the discerning buyer the comforts of approx 260sqms of Penthouse living with fantastic city views, and secure undercover car parking. Comprising 5 luxurious bedrooms with built in or walk in robes, 2 bathrooms, a separate powder room, large downstairs and upstairs terraces with fabulous views, a separate home office, a family size gourmet kitchen featuring stone bench tops and stainless steel appliances with ample cupboard space, 24 hour concierge, gymnasium, and a separate access card to the penthouse level ensures peace of mind and maximum security. This is a rare opportunity to purchase only one of seven privately owner occupied apartments in this superb building in a great part of Melbourne. Within walking distance to Etihad Stadium, Queen Victoria Market, Melbourne Museum, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Aquarium, Royal Botanic Gardens, Crown Casino and Southbank.

Price: $1.1million plus Jim Pillios 0439 880 096 Gabriel Mercuri 0411 701 133

Richard Mindraoui 0437 250 964

Jim Pillios 0439 880 096

www.mercuripillios.com.au

ph 9329 5655

1st Floor, 520 Victoria Street, 1st Floor, 520 Victoria Street, North Melbourne 50 Lorimer Street, Docklands www.mercuripillios.com.au ph 9329 5655 North Melbourne 3051 9329 5655 www.mercuripillios.com.au 8614 8999 www.cityresidential.com.au MAY 28, 2014 \ The weekly review 33


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AUCTION THIS SATURDAY

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QUALITY, STYLE AND REMARKABLE SPACE This brand new property successfully captures the spirit of a warehouse conversion, a truly contemporary home with a hand crafted finish rarely seen today. The main open plan living room offers spacious proportions, features include: floor to ceiling dbl glazed sliding doors to a sunny Northern terrace, Carrara Stone bench tops, gas log fire and European appliances. The main Bedroom with separate retreat area combines generous proportions, ensuite, bathroom and a balcony with city views making it a perfect private sanctuary. Bedrooms 2 and 3 with BIR' s each offers Northern orientated courtyards, immediate access to central bathroom. Boasting an enormous, bright basement space with cellar and storage measuring 96sqm (approx) that can literally be whatever you would like it to be. Completing this picture is garaging for two cars. 36 The weekly review \ MAY 28, 2014

Saturday 31st May at 11:00am Thurs 2- 2.30pm & 5.30- 6pm & Sat 10.30- 11am 2G G2 Steven Scalise 0439 660 334 steven@chambersre.com.au John Costanzo 0418 990 457 john@chambersre.com.au Level 1/252 St Georges Road Office Fitzroy North 9489 9888 Website www.chambersre.com.au Auction Open Mel Ref Contact


Preston West 2 Mount Pleasant Road

Art Deco Delight ready to Inspire

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Original Art-Deco highlights including stunning decorative ceilings, cornice, plate rails, hardwood floors and fireplaces enhance this classic red brick home on a superb 693m2 (approx) corner allotment. In one of West Preston’s most exclusive pockets moments from the tram, café’s and parklands, it offers an exceptional opportunity to renovate, extend or even move up to take advantage of that city skyline (S.T.C.A)

AUCtIon InsPeCt ContACt

this saturday at 12.00 noon Wednesday 5:00-5.30pm & Saturday 11:30-12noon Joe Horton 0421 128 008 or Stephanie Ferace 0430 051 681

loverealestate.com.au LoVe Preston 274 High Street ph: 9471 0233

AUCTION SATURDAY NORTHCOTE 21 PROSPECT GROVE Classic 1950s, elegantly transformed. This attractive residence in a premium Ruckers Hill position, close to High Street cafés and transport, has been superbly renovated and extended for family living. Full of natural light, it comprises a formal living room, stunning informal living and dining zone flowing to a paved pavilion-style entertaining area, superbly equipped kitchen, 3 double bedrooms (all with BIRs, WOW factor en suite to main), fitted study, second luxurious bathroom and laundry. Including a substantial garage, workshop and loft, suitable for conversion to a studio/teenager’s retreat, this exceptional home features polished timber floors, bespoke cabinetry throughout, period cornice detail, ducted heating and air conditioning.

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NORTHCOTE 31 ANDREW STREET

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Perfectly renovated, superbly situated.

View Auction Mel Ref EPR Contact

This captivating 1920s residence on a deep landscaped block close to High St, schools and cafes is sure to please the most discerning buyer. Including a charming home office/studio, this exceptional home has been redesigned on eco-efficient principles. With premium appointments and bespoke storage, it comprises 3BRs (stunning ensuite to main), expansive living/ dining, state-of-the-art kitchen, luxury main bathroom and fitted laundry. Including vast loft storage, workshop and OSP from Quarrion Lane, this inviting property features polished hardwood floors, ducted heating and vacuum systems, split-system air conditioning, zoned alarm and rainwater storage.

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CLIFTON HILL 7/146 NOONE STREET Packed with appeal, perfectly positioned. This immaculately presented town residence overlooking a manicured garden to the rear of an exclusive small development close to Village cafes, Yarra parkland and transport has so much to offer. A carefully zoned floor plan includes light-filled living and dining zones separated by a well-equipped kitchen, 2 double BRs, neat bathroom, powder room, laundry and separate WC. With the attractions of a private north-facing courtyard, covered parking and an expansive deck adjoining the main bedroom, this tranquil property features polished timber floors, gas heating, reverse cycle a/c and intercom entry.

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Thurs 12.45 - 1.15pm & Sat 9.45 - 10.15am Sat 14th June - 1.00pm 44 / E2 $580,000 - $630,000 Sam Rigopoulos 0425 834 583 Charles Atkins 0405 287 112 Carlton 9340 1900

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FITZROY 1/170 KERR STREET Exclusive inner-city boutique living! Spacious, secure and one of only eight, this apartmentstyle townhouse is a must-see for professionals & blue-chip investors alike. In a prime location (between Brunswick St and Smith St), the apartment’s light-filled interior highlights 2 large bedrooms (master with WIR) and stylish two-way bathroom, granite-bench kitchen with dishwasher and stainless steel cooking appliances, open-plan living/dining area leading out to a full-width balcony. Additional features include split-system heating/ cooling, Euro laundry, plus intercom/secure entry and undercover car space. A brilliant opportunity in the heart of Fitzroy with easy access to trams, shops and an endless array of cafes and restaurants!

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Thurs 5.30 - 6.00pm & Sat 1.45 - 2.15pm Sat 14th June - 1.00pm 2C / C6 $600,000 - $650,000 Charles Atkins 0405 287 112 Michael Amarant 0411 144 569 Carlton 9340 1900

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IVANHOE EAST 14 Hardy Terrace

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BOYD´S HOLFORD HOUSE: A MODERNIST MASTERPIECE This significant Robin Boyd residence is a model of understated design, as appealing now as it was in 1956. On a gently sloping site, the residence embodies key elements of Boyd´s style - symmetrical pavilions separated by a tranquil internal courtyard, a soaring parasol roof and a vast window wall to take full advantage of the view over the Ivanhoe Golf Course. Sympathetically renovated, the house comprises a vast living/dining room flowing to the balcony, stylish new kitchen, 3 double BRs (ensuite to main), study, 2 bathrooms, family room, and laundry. Including a triple carport and workshop, this landmark home features solar power, ducted heating, reverse-cycle a/c and alarm. 40 The weekly review \ MAY 28, 2014

AUCTION INSPECT GUIDE OFFICE CONTACT

Sat 31 May at 2pm Thu 6.30-7 & Sat 1.30-2 POA Ivanhoe | 9490 2900 Tania Johnston 0408 770 929 Gordon Hope 0403 613 577


ABBOTSFORD 7 Bath Street

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´HAWKHURST´: ITALIANATE GRANDEUR This imposing balcony terrace overlooking historic Victoria Park is close to Studley Park, leading independent schools and the Children´s Farm. Meticulously restored, it offers a splendid formal living room opening to a ´Great Room´ dining and informal living zone with Wunderlich ´lantern´ ceilings, a study/5th BR, grandly-proportioned BR suite with balcony, dressing room and ensuite, 2 further lrg BRs, upper-level retreat/4th BR with roofscape views, elegant bathroom and fitted laundry. Including a wine cellar and powder room, this landmark property has a landscaped garden, dual garage/ workshop, restored marble fireplaces, hydronic heating, r/c a/c and network cabling. www.7bathstreetabbotsford.com/

CLIFTON HILL 33 O’Grady Street TWO STREET FRONTAGES This substantial Victorian residence on a large block (310sqm approx) offers a brilliant opportunity to renovate and extend (STCA) in a prized location close to Yarra parkland, schools and station. With period decorative detail, it comprises 2 double BRs, spacious living room, large kitchen/meals, bathroom, laundry and separate WC.

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AUCTION Sat 14 June at 1pm INSPECT Wed 5-5.30 & Sat 9.15-9.45 GUIDE $800,000 - $880,000 CONTACT Roland Paterson 0417 367 997 Alexander Hill 0432 145 790 Fitzroy | 9417 1956

AUCTION INSPECT OFFICE CONTACT

Sat 31 May at 12pm Thu 2.30-3 & Thu 6-6.30 Fitzroy | 9417 1956 Arch Staver 0417 515 802 Rick Daniel 0409 737 985

CLIFTON HILL 10 Stan Street

2

SECLUDED CONTEMPORARY STYLE This elegant residence offers expansive living/dining plus study, stylish kitchen (stone benchtops, quality cabinetry), 2 BRs (BIRs), sleek bathroom and laundry. Including a balcony and internal-entry garage, this appealing property features split-system a/c and storage.

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AUCTION Sat 14 June at 10.30am INSPECT Thu 5-5.30 & Sat 11.45-12.15 GUIDE $620,000 - $680,000 CONTACT Alexander Hill 0432 145 790 Roland Paterson 0417 367 997 Fitzroy | 9417 1956

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BRUNSWICK 290 Moreland Road

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MODERN LUXURY WRAPPED IN PERIOD CHARM With its extended two-level design and quality features throughout, this solid-brick Edwardian boasts four large bedrooms and two modern bathrooms (one with spa), elegant formal lounge, vast open-plan living and dining areas, granite-bench kitchen with Ilve/Asko appliances. Highlights include heating and cooling, alarm, ornate ceilings and timberwork, plus undercover deck and paved entertaining area, private backyard garden and double garage (remote) via Denman Street. A showpiece of space and style, it offers quick and easy access to Moreland Station, choice of tramlines, local schools, parks and shopping precincts. Land approx 698sqm

BRUNSWICK 25 Rose Street SPACIOUS AND ELEGANT VICTORIAN This well-renovated DF home with period detail, close to Sydney Rd and schools, offers 4 double BRs, expansive living and dining room open to well-equipped Miele kitchen, large bathroom (separate bath and shower), full laundry and verandah overlooking tranquil garden with ROW-access parking, plus ample storage, ducted heating and cooling. 42 The weekly review \ MAY 28, 2014

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AUCTION Sat 31 May at 12.30pm INSPECT Wed 5.15-5.45 & Sat 12-12.30 GUIDE $870,000 - $950,000 CONTACT Luke Sacco 0407 528 040 Tom Breen 0437 175 677 Brunswick | 9388 0088

AUCTION INSPECT GUIDE OFFICE CONTACT

Sat 7 June at 2pm Thu 6.15-6.45 & Sat 2.15-2.45 $1,000,000 - $1,100,000 Brunswick | 9388 0088 Nuno Raimundo 0415 232 059 Duncan McPherson 0416 108 436

PARKVILLE 29 Morrah Street ´ROTHSAY´: VICTORIAN GRANDEUR This elegant Boom-period terrace close to Melbourne University, Royal Park and hospitals (zoned Uni High), offers formal and informal living rooms, grand balcony bedroom and 3 further BRs, neat kitchen/meals, large bathroom and laundry, plus courtyard, hydronic heating, storage, marble OFPs and other period detail.

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AUCTION This Sat at 11am INSPECT Thu 6-6.30 & Sat 10.30-11 GUIDE $1,400,000 - $1,500,000 CONTACT Tom Roberts 0418 553 680 Janine Ballantyne 0400 182 710 Carlton North | 9347 4322


PARKVILLE 37 Degraves Street

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VICTORIAN OPULENCE Sympathetically renovated, this gracious Victorian home rich in exquisite period features provides a wonderful formal & informal living environment & a premier residential location close to Melb Uni, parklands, transport & CBD. The inviting & versatile interior - 3 bedrooms plus study/4th bedroom, 2 bathrooms, front sitting room, formal dining room, stylish granite & timber kitchen (euro appliances), informal living & dining areas opening to central light court & tranquil rear courtyard garden with double car garage (ROW). Incl: hyd htg, air con, high ceilings, marble OFP´s & more. The perfect inner city family or executive home!

NORTH MELBOURNE 1 St Andrews Street WAREHOUSE-STYLE ELEGANCE This superbly appointed residence close to the Vic Market, Errol St and transport offers spacious living/dining with gas log fire, well-equipped kitchen, 2 large BRs (WIRs), stylish 2way bathroom, laundry and powder room, plus courtyard, wide terrace with BBQ, jarrah floors, premium appliances, reverse-cycle airconditioning and alarm.

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AUCTION This Sat at 12pm INSPECT Thu 5.15-5.45 & Sat 11.30-12 GUIDE $800,000 - $880,000 CONTACT Tom Roberts 0418 553 680 Janine Ballantyne 0400 182 710 Carlton North | 9347 4322

AUCTION INSPECT GUIDE OFFICE CONTACT

Sat 14 June at 2.30pm Thur 12-12.30 & Sat 1.30-2pm $1,800,000 - $1,950,000 Carlton North | 9347 4322 Nicholas West 0418 559 494 Andrew De Angelis 0402 039 342

FAIRFIELD 12 Hall Street

3

POSITION AND POTENTIAL! Options to extend, rebuild or redevelop (STCA), this 3BR Californian includes central bathroom, big lounge, dining room and kitchen, plus a deep north-facing backyard with garage/carport via side drive and plenty of room to expand. Opposite Breavington Park, it´s close to Station Street cafes and shops, Fairfield Station and primary school.

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AUCTION Sat 14 June at 11am INSPECT Thu 5.15-5.45 & Sat 2-2.30 GUIDE $900,000 - $990,000 CONTACT Peter Egan 0411 844 230 Jacqui Knapsey 0418 592 509 Northcote | 9486 1800

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CLIFTON HILL 4 Walker Street

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STUNNING ECO-EFFICIENT VICTORIAN This elegant family residence close to parklands, cafes & transport showcases the latest Passive House technology. Featuring ducted heat recovery ventilation, premium double glazing, a 2220w solar panel system, hydronic and underfloor heating, this amazing light-filled home offers a free-flowing floor plan comprising 3 very large bedrms (incl: 1st floor master suite/retrea), 2 stylish bathrms (ensuite), designer kitchen (premium appliances & concealed ldry), expansive living & dining zones flowing to a private north-facing garden (ROW). Including vast loft storage, bespoke cabinetry, this exceptional property features period detail, polished timber & concrete floors & reverse cycle a/c. A must see!

NORTHCOTE 31 Turnbull Grove HEART OF NORTHCOTE! Immediately comfortable with potential to modernise, this Victorian gem includes two double bedrooms, central lounge and kitchen/meals, functional bathroom and separate laundry, plus a north-facing rear courtyard with access to ROW. Close to trains and trams, High Street cafes, Northcote Plaza and All Nations Park. 44 The weekly review \ MAY 28, 2014

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AUCTION Sat 14 June at 11am INSPECT Wed 6.15-6.45 & Sat 10.45-11.15 GUIDE $550,000 - $600,000 CONTACT Nuno Raimundo 0415 232 059 Alex Raimundo 0448 115 886 Northcote | 9 486 1800

AUCTION INSPECT GUIDE OFFICE CONTACT

Sat 14 June at 12.30pm Thu 6-6.30 & Sat 2.15-2.45pm $1,200,000 - $1,300,000 Fitzroy | 9417 1956 Nicholas West 0418 559 494 Luke Chisholm 0439 392 887

FITZROY NORTH 15/63 Holden Street CONTEMPORARY LIVING Townhouse 15 - Positioned at the rear of this boutique development, enjoying nth light - this stylish contemporary res. enjoys the perfect low-maintenance living environment. 2 bedrms, 2 bathrms (ensuite), mod kitchen, o/plan liv & din zones, north terrace, garage + 2nd car space, storage, htg/ cool, security entrance & more

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AUCTION This Sat at 12.30pm INSPECT Wed 5.45-6.15 & Sat 12-12.30 GUIDE $720,000 - $790,000 CONTACT Nicholas West 0418 559 494 Andrew De Angelis 0402 039 342 Fitzroy | 9417 1956


BRUNSWICK WEST 440 Albert Street

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SENSATIONAL INNER-URBAN FAMILY LIVING! With its two-level floorplan and quality features throughout, this Edwardian beauty includes four large bedrooms and study, two stylish bathrooms, formal lounge, rumpus/retreat, open-plan living/dining area and stone-bench kitchen with Miele appliances, heating and cooling, jarrah floors, storage options, plus an undercover deck and backyard garden with off-street parking via ROW. Close to public transport, Gilpin Park, local schools, as well as easy access to Sydney Road shops and cafes.

RESERVOIR 136 North Road EXTENDED FAMILY LIVING! Outstanding 3/4BR family home includes two bathrooms, formal lounge/dining, open living/dining and updated kitchen, plus a deep north-facing backyard, undercover deck with outdoor spa, tandem double carport via side driveway.

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AUCTION Sat 7 June at 12pm INSPECT Thur 5.30-6 & Sat 2-2.30 GUIDE $600,000 - $660,000 CONTACT Grant Leonard 0407 323 181 Preston | 9478 5000

AUCTION INSPECT GUIDE OFFICE CONTACT

This Sat at 2pm Thu 6-6.30 & Sat 1.30-2 $1,000,000 - $1,100,000 Brunswick | 9388 0088 Michael Fry 0418 107 413 Duncan McPherson 0416 108 436

THORNBURY 365 St Georges Road IRRESISTIBLE ART DECO CHARM This charming solid brick art deco comprises two large bedrooms, third bedroom/study, spacious living room, bathroom, separate laundry & kitchen/meals area. Features: OFP´s, heating/ air conditioner, side drive with the addition of ROW access and carport. Just a stroll to tram, train, High Street shops and Parklands.

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AUCTION Sat 14 June at 10am INSPECT Thu 12.30-1 & Sat 3-3.30 GUIDE $510,000 - $560,000 CONTACT John Karr 0419 522 328 Tom Alexiadis 0417 030 452 Northcote | 9486 1800

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RESERVOIR 67 Northernhay Street

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GORGEOUS HOME, PRESTIGE LOCATION - AND 5 BEDROOMS! A mix of period charm and contemporary style, this extended Californian Bungalow comprises five bedrooms and two bathrooms, home office, formal lounge and dining rooms, superb kitchen with stone benchtops and stainless steel appliances, large open living area with wet-bar. Other features include ducted heating and split-system a/c, authentic lead-light windows, timberwork and Art Deco ceilings, plus an expansive backyard garden with undercover entertaining area, studio/games room, off-street parking via side drive and garage (to ROW). Close to Robinson Park, Regent Station, local schools, High Street shops and cafes. Land approx 16.7m x 43.8m - 733sqm.

AUCTION INSPECT GUIDE OFFICE CONTACT

Sat 14 June at 11am Thu 6.15-6.45pm & Sat 11-11.30am $760,000 - $820,000 Preston | 9478 5000 David Hutchinson 0413 559 093 Milo Rasinac 0418 379 374

PRESTON WEST 84 Miller Street CALIFORNIAN CHARM South of Bell Street right on Thornbury´s border, this renovated 3BR period gem includes a modern bathroom, open-design lounge and dining areas, stone-bench kitchen with stainless steel appliances, heating/cooling, high ceilings, separate laundry, plus a private north-facing courtyard and secure off-street parking space. 46 The weekly review \ MAY 28, 2014

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AUCTION Sat 14 June at 11am INSPECT Thurs 6.30-7 & Sat 11.45-12.15 GUIDE $540,000 - $595,000 CONTACT Robert Pierantozzi 0405 415 078 Michelle Portelli 0414 758 541 Preston | 9478 5000


IVANHOE EAST 13 - 15 King Street

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MAGNIFICENTLY TRANSFORMED FOR EXECUTIVE LIVING This elegant 1940s residence, extensively renovated for large scale living, is set on a landscaped double block (1078 sqm approx), close to East Ivanhoe Village, leading schools & parkland. With seamless flows to outdoor entertaining areas, its upper level comprises a splendid living and dining room flowing to an expansive terrace, solar-heated pool & private garden, 4 BRs (dressing room, study area and ensuite to main), designer kitchen with premium appliances, family bathroom and full laundry. Downstairs are a large family living zone, bathroom, sauna and storage room/cellar. This exceptional home features double garaging, European oak floors, airconditioning and ducted heating.

COLLINGWOOD 20 Gold Street CHARMING VICTORIAN This renovated and well-presented 2BR terrace close to Smith St cafes and transport offers spacious living and dining rooms opening to courtyard, neat kitchen, spa bathroom and laundry zone, plus large roof terrace, ROW access garage, period detail, parquetry floors and gas heating.

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AUCTION INSPECT GUIDE OFFICE CONTACT

Sat 31 May at 11am Thur 6.15 - 6.45 & Sat 10.30-11 $1,800,000 - $1,980,000 Ivanhoe | 9490 2900 Gordon Hope 0403 613 577 Nunzio Sulfaro 0414 223 134

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AUCTION Sat 14 June at 12pm INSPECT Thu 5.30-6 & Sat 11-11.30 GUIDE $630,000 - $690,000 CONTACT Luke Chisholm 0439 392 887 Duncan McPherson 0416 108 436 Fitzroy | 9417 1956 MAY 28, 2014 \ The weekly review 47


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THORNBURY 66 Raleigh Street Ultimate Federation Queen Anne Perfection Described by Darebin Council as “Representative of the best villas of the period”, this immaculately maintained Federation Queen Anne rarity boasts a huge 820sqm block (approx.) at a close-toeverything yet tranquil heart of Thornbury. Enjoy wrap-around verandahs, soaring 12’ ceilings, lead lights and ornate fireplaces – amongst numerous other historical features. On offer are three luxurious King bedrooms, two elevated attic-style bedrooms, an elegant formal lounge, full-bath, library, separate dining, two gas kitchens, external laundry/WC, stand-alone rumpus cottage, lock-up garage plus 360-degree rooftop views of entire Melbourne!

NORTHCOTE BRUNSWICK ESSENDON

9489 9422 9387 0611 9373 0000

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9478 6344 9460 5066 9499 7992

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This Saturday at 12:30pm INSPECT

Thur 6:30-7pm & Sat from 12pm Photo ID required

2

CONTACT

Luke Brizzi 0417 324 339 Anthony De Iesi 0407 803 501

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THORNBURY 99 Fyffe Street This Double Fronted Home is the Complete Package This immaculate family home in coveted Thornbury offers you the modern lifestyle and position close to parklands, transport and schools you’ve been seeking. With a charming vanilla weatherboard façade enhanced by mature gardens, this residence enjoys a bright lounge and dining zone with undercover alfresco deck, separate formal lounge and chic kitchen with ample benchspace, Blanco appliances and storage. Sleep sweetly in a choice of three beds with access to a gleaming central bathroom with double vanity. Benefits include heating and cooling, study nook, laundry, double garage and handyman shed.

PRICE

$870,000 - $930,000

1

INSPECT

Thur 6:30-7pm & Sat from 10:30am Photo ID required

1

CONTACT

Janelle De Iesi 0403 783 537 Gino De Iesi 0418 328 062

THORNBURY 7 Riley Street Charming and Complete in Quiet Cul-de-sac Delightful and with all the hard work done, this three/four bedroom family home sits stylishly behind a picket fence and formal gardens. Adorned with character it features multiple living areas including a formal lounge/fourth bedroom, open plan family, dining and well equipped kitchen with s/steel appliances and dual drawer dishwasher, while city glimpses enhance the large covered entertaining deck. Family sized bathroom, large laundry, excellent storage, ducted heating, reverse cycle air-conditioner, alarm, 2000lt water tank, side drive and garage. Close to Station Street shops, schools and bus.

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$750,000 - $800,000

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Thur 7-7:30pm & Sat 4-4:30pm Photo ID required

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CONTACT

Michael Divito 0403 739 393 Gino De Iesi 0418 328 062

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THORNBURY 115A Collins Street Inner City Haven With City Views Stylish three bedroom residence provides the ultimate executive lifestyle, panoramic city views and a premier location. Designed for entertaining with spacious living room, generous dining area, well equipped kitchen and large north facing alfresco courtyard. Close to Penders Park, Northcote Plaza, High Street shops, Thornbury Station.

PRICE

$640,000 - $680,000

1

INSPECT

Wed 6-6:30pm & Sat from 2:30pm Photo ID required

2

CONTACT

Michael Divito 0403 739 393 Gino De Iesi 0418 328 062

THORNBURY 2/12 Francis Grove Modern Desires Met In Style Let the good times roll with this wonderful three bedroom contemporary home, featuring individual street frontage, a smart facade and terrific locale. You’ll love the open living, dining and quality kitchen, showcasing Bosch appliances and stone counters, complete with sliding door access to an enticing outdoor entertaining area and rear courtyard. Further assets include an open study, two fully tiled bathrooms with marble-topped vanities, a powder room, heating/cooling, alarm and electronic double garage. Stroll to transport, All Nations Park, schools, Northcote Plaza and lively High Street.

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Saturday 14 June at 1pm

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$780,000 - $830,000

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INSPECT

Wed 6-6:30pm & Sat 2-2:30pm Photo ID required

3

CONTACT

Luke Brizzi 0417 324 339 Sandra Brizzi 0404 078 567

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NORTHCOTE 64 Darebin Road

Thursday 19 June at 1:30pm

Receivers Auction –Development Site with Plans & Permit A prime corner position, rear right-of-way, approximately 430sqm of land, plus plans and permits for four two-bedroom residences ensure builders and developers need look no further. Stroll to trams, trains, All Nations Park, schools, Northcote Plaza and High Street; short commute to the city centre. Plans and permit available for viewing.

THORNBURY 6 Bradley Street Make This Mid-Century Marvel Shine Along with a dash of Art Deco flavour, this rare solid brick 2 bedroom home offers a northerly rear, granny flat and scope to renovate/rebuild/develop (STCA). Making its market debut, this sturdy home also boasts a brilliant locale, lounge, dining and kitchen/meals.

Sunday 15 June at 11:30am PRICE INSPECT CONTACT

$690,000 - $740,000 Wed 5-5:30pm & Sat 3:30- 4pm Photo ID required Luke Brizzi 0417 324 339 Anthony De Iesi 0407 803 501

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Thur 12-12:30pm & Sat 9-9:30am Photo ID required

CONTACT

Michael Divito 0403 739 393 Gino De Iesi 0418 328 062

THORNBURY 312 Victoria Road Write The Next Chapter Be the knight in shining armour yearned for by this two bedroom classic awaiting transformation on approximately 422m2, or fulfill your dreams by building a gorgeous new home (STCA). Stroll to parks, transport and schools: vibrant High Street nearby.

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Sunday 21 June at 12pm PRICE INSPECT CONTACT

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$630,000 - $670,000 Thur 5:30-6pm & Sat 12:30-1pm Photo ID required Janelle De Iesi 0403 783 537 Gino De Iesi 0418 328 062

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NORTHCOTE 91 Jenkins Street

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Californian Charm in Central Location on a Massive 630Sqm Block Immediately comfortable, features include decorative ceilings, fretwork, bay window, large rooms & deep north facing rear garden to enlarge or extend (S.T.C.A). An open plan living, large kitchen, dining room, en-suite central bathrm, side drive, L.U.G & c/port.

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Convenience Proportion and Period Style Two storey Victorian Terrace of 3-4 brms conveniently located & recently refurbished. Comp: d/stairs: hall, brm, lounge adjoining kitchen/meals area, bathrm, laundry & a private brick paved rear garden. Upstairs: 3 dbl brms & bathrm. R.O.W with off street parking.

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This Saturday at 2pm INSPECT CONTACT

CARLTON 41 Elgin Street

2 2 1

Saturday 14 June at 12pm PRICE INSPECT CONTACT

Wed 5:30-6pm & Sat from 1:30pm Photo ID required Anthony De Iesi 0407 803 501 Gino De Iesi 0418 328 062

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$700,000 - $770,000 Thur 6:30-7pm Sat 2-2:30pm Photo ID required Nathan Roylance 0406 422 176 Mitchell Boys 0412 800 200

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AUCTION THIS SATURDAY AT 11am Open Wed 1-1:30pm Sat 10:30-11:00am

PRESTON 209 Raglan Street

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over $900k

Fantastic Find In A Coveted Neighbourhood Solid brick Victorian home with excellent credentials for the first homebuyer to adapt their own taste now or in the future in a coveted location bordering Thornbury, close to shops, cafés, transport, Northland SC & Preston Market. Features lounge, dining, 3 bedrooms, study, neat kitchen (WIP & cellar) & bathroom, outdoor area & double garage/storage.

C O U LTO N S

Auction

This Saturday 31st May at 12.30pm

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Wednesday 5.30-6.00pm & Saturday 12.00-12.30pm

MELBOURNE

Contact

Aldo Verga 0412 357 696 or Mario Butera 0412 380 400

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THORNBURY 63 WOOLTON AVE CALIFORNIAN BUNGALOW WITH ALL THE ORIGINAL FEATURES Endless possibilities and potential with this fabulous home on a huge block 54.25m (178’) deep x 12.1 (40’) wide.661m2 approx Period features include timber panelled entrance, leadlight and bay windows and bay verandah, tuck pointed open fire place, timber floors. Comprising three bedrooms, formal lounge, separate dining, large extended kitchen-family room. Rear access from side right-of-way.Walk to Croxton station, tram and shops. CHARACTER - CHARM - LOCATION AUCTION SATURDAY 31st May at 11am contact Graham Coulton

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