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Sarah Marinos meets soccer supremo Ange Postecoglou

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n October 23, 2013, he was given the country’s most high-profile football role when he became head coach of the Socceroos. Ange was quick to get stuck into the job, taking the team to the 2014 FIFA World Cup, the 2015 Asian Cup and now working through the process of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup. “My own ambitions are beyond just qualifying – that’s not satisfying enough. I want us to go to a World Cup and make an impact,” he says. “I’ve stated my ambition is to win a World Cup. It’s a challenge but when you say that is your goal I think you are more likely to be appreciated for your efforts.” Ange is also determined to raise the profile of soccer in a country steeped in Australian football, cricket and rugby. “Without sounding arrogant, we are good at the game, we’ve matured as a nation, we are great at every other sport and there is no reason why we can’t be great at this one. We just need to state that ambition and not hide in the shadows,” he says. “To say you love this game in this country is not always the easiest thing to do and maybe that’s contributed to the steeliness in my character. You’re almost preparing yourself for a fight,” he says laughing. But he says a bottleneck in the game means Australia is losing the potential talent fostered at grassroots clubs across the country. “We’re giving kids the opportunity

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you see progress in certain areas and understand you’ve put the pillars in place to get there and that gives you self-belief. The players and staff know I really believe in the way I coach and lead teams. They understand I am not going to walk away and that gives them the courage to go down that road with me.” The strategic thinking that is an essential part of the game has fascinated Ange since he was a young kid waiting outside the local newsagency for the latest delivery of British soccer magazines such as Shoot. He’d spend months poring over the pages and he still has those yellowing magazines at home. From the start, he has been an unflinching coach ready to speak his mind. He describes himself as someone who likes to shake things up, rather than coach with an eye on holding on to his job. “It’s liberating when you can do your job without worrying if it will end tomorrow. I’ve never worried about contracts or if my job was in jeopardy,” he says. “Probably the one time in my career where I veered away from that is the only time I’ve left feeling unsatisfied and unsuccessful.” Ange is referring to his departure from coaching the national youth team in 2007. He won the role in 2000 after moving from his position as South Melbourne coach. But he was replaced after Australia failed to qualify for the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup. It still irks him. “I started doing what I thought people wanted me to do and trying to fit in with the overall agenda. That doesn’t mean I would have been any more successful but I probably wouldn’t have left with the regrets I did,” he says ruefully. Ange then worked with Fox Sports as a commentator and with Football Federation Victoria before spending most of 2008 in Greece coaching then-third division club Panachaiki. The following year he returned to Australia to coach Brisbane Roar, where he became the first coach to win back-to-back A-League championships. His stint included a 36-match unbeaten run, which remains a record across all codes of football in Australia. In April 2012, he returned home to Melbourne to coach Melbourne Victory.

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nge Postecoglou owes a lot to the world game. It brought him the tight-knit circle of friends he’s had since he coached and captained the year 7 soccer team at Prahran High School. Soccer gave him the confidence to resign from a humdrum nine-to-five banking job, and it’s also how he met his wife, Georgia, in 2000. He was coaching South Melbourne and Georgia was the club’s newly appointed marketing manager. But the game’s influence on Ange’s life and identity doesn’t end there. Since he migrated to Melbourne from Athens as a five year old, soccer has been a glue that has held him close to his parents, particularly his father. Soccer clubs and match days were social hubs for migrants craving a taste of the homeland they’d left behind. It was no different for Ange’s father, Jim. After a hard week working as a carpenter and cabinetmaker, Jim went to South Melbourne Hellas, where he met new friends and could pretend, for a moment, he was back in Greece. Sharing those moments, Ange revelled in his father’s company. “Dad introduced me to soccer and I wanted to be close to him. It was the only time I saw him relax,” Ange says. “I started to play footy and got into cricket, but my father wanted to make sure his son didn’t lose the values of the past. We were in an unknown country and he didn’t want me to go into an unknown sport that he didn’t understand. So I became obsessed with football because it gave me a connection to my father.” That connection is still a major driver for Ange as he has progressed from high school coach to playing senior soccer and then to coaching at national and international level. “We always talk about migrants coming here for a better life but I’m sure my parents did not have a better life. Things would have been hard for them in Greece but at least they would have been surrounded by family and friends. They came here to give my sister and me the opportunity of a better life,” he says. “That’s a torch I still carry. I want to make sure I achieve what mum and dad fought for, so hopefully they get some satisfaction out of that. Dad is old school. He didn’t hug me and tell me he loved me every night and he’s still a hard taskmaster today.” Ange laughs when he recalls returning home to Melbourne from Sydney after leading the Socceroos to victory in the 2015 Asian Cup. The final was a hard-fought contest between South Korea and Australia with the home side winning its first Asian Cup in extra time. “I came home and showed dad the medal and cup and he said, ‘Well done son – but if you’d made a substitution you would have done it in full time’. It annoys the sh-t out of me,” Ange says. “Mind you, mum says when I’m not around he watches tapes of my games and says how proud he is, but I’ve always felt I was never good enough. That drives me – to have dad one day say, ‘You’ve done OK’. But I almost think I don’t want him to say it so I can maintain that drive to prove myself to him.” Ange’s playing career ran to 193 senior games for South Melbourne between 1984 and 1993. But it is as a coach that he is most comfortable and confident. “Playing was always a bit of a struggle. I was aware of my limitations and that allows fear to creep in on the field. I was captain at quite a young age, and I was confident talking about the game, but I had a nervousness about my ability. I never really believed I was a top-class player,” he says frankly. “I’ve never had that lack of confidence as a coach – it’s not arrogance but just a natural belief in what I do, plus


to play and we’re selling dreams about becoming a professional footballer but we only have 10 professional teams in our competition. If you grow up in Europe or South America, there are multiple avenues to get to the top. Here those avenues are very narrow and some great kids are walking away from the sport.”

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nge’s commitment to the game that helped him ease into life beyond Athens is clear and he’s made plenty of sacrifices. Time away from Georgia and his three sons, James, 17, Max, two, and seven-month-old Alexi, are the biggest personal wrench. “My wife and I love going to the movies for our switch-off time and we love travelling back to Greece when we can. I also enjoy watching a game without being a coach. I can watch Liverpool play a game on TV and get as frustrated as any other supporter. “I missed a huge chunk of James’ growing up and I’m missing chunks of the two young ones growing up – I think that’s harder for me than for the boys. My father was working all the time and there weren’t many hugs and I overcompensate that with my kids. I worry that I am bringing them up too soft,” he says with a smile. James has taken up the game but Ange is careful to keep a low profile when his son plays – he usually hides in a remote corner of the field. “I’ve taken James into the dressing rooms at games when I am working and he understands what I do. He sees it’s a great job, but he sees the pressures.” Ange copes with those pressures and making the hard decisions that come with the national head coach role by keeping players at a respectful distance. While he’s empathetic, he maintains a professional remoteness. “People know that’s my personality so at any time if I say, ‘Let’s go for a coffee’ to a player or staff member they say ‘What’s going on, Ange?’. But I make tough decisions on a daily basis, so I need that barrier,” he says. That barrier means he’s not the greatest travel companion. He’s hears the stories of his players and staff trying to switch boarding passes when they realise they’ve drawn the seat next to the head coach. “Nobody wants to sit next to me because I don’t speak. A couple of times I’ve chuckled when young players are oblivious to how I am and start chatting to me and I shut that down pretty quickly. Eventually they realise it’s not personal. But I’m not that serious at home. I’m softer when I’m “I’ve always felt relaxed, like my father. I wasn’t good When he was with his friends and family, he enough. That was the life of the party, and that’s me. drives me – I enjoy being around to have Dad say, people who are close to me, telling the stories and ‘You’ve done OK’. cracking the jokes. If the players saw me then, they’d do a double take.” The focus now is on Russia and the 2018 World Cup, but what does the game hold for Ange beyond that? He’s never been one to plan too far ahead but says his next role will be overseas. “I want to coach abroad as an Australian. If I can go to Europe and have some success then people will say, ‘Well, hold on, maybe the Aussies do know something about the game’. That’s the next step for me.” ● smarinos@theweeklyreview.com.au

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A 73/19/4/4 blend of cab sav, merlot, malbec and shiraz, this is a super wine that got better the longer the bottle was open. There’s a minty, cedar character plus rich blue and black fruits on the nose. It’s smooth and rich in the mouth, with blackberry, spice and earth, balance and glossy, dense tannins. Delicious now, but wait a few years if you can. ●

The crew at Chandon in the Yarra Valley made their own orange-based bitters and added a dash to the sparkling. This is the result. It’s designed to be drunk over ice and there’s a heady set of aromas, including orange marmalade. It’s creamy smooth, slightly sweet without ice and full of complex citrus and stonefruit flavours. It’s the perfect drink for a hot night. ●

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ABOUT CHRIS TO SEE AND BE SEEN \ Oter is the perfect place for a great dinner or even a quick business lunch – French food as we don’t know it. Make sure you keep some room for dessert; those beautiful daily baked tarts are not to be missed.

A FANCY DINNER \ Amaru in Armadale. I love Clinton [McIver’s] food. It’s the perfect example of contemporary Australian cuisine. It’s fine dining but with a casual approach and not intimidating.

A DATE \ Bistro Vue The setting and the food is always consistent. David Wilson [restaurant manager] makes you feel special.

A QUIET DINNER \ La Tortilleria in Flemington. It’s close to my home and the outside tables are perfect on a nice Melbourne day. It’s authentic, tasty Mexican food and they always have great Mexican cocktails to choose from.

A BIG GROUP \ Mister Jennings The mezzanine level upstairs is perfect for a big group. The atmosphere of a private dining room makes any occasion feel special. You’re sure to be blown away by Ryan [Flaherty’s] food creation.

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COOKING \ prawns are great right now, especially those coming out of Skull Island in the Northern T Territory. For perfectly poached prawns at home, simply cover with boiling water and leave to cool. ● READING \ I’ve loved getting to know Rick Stein better while in Margaret River this month and his book Under a Mackerel Sky (Penguin Books) is back in my handbag – so insightful and honest, just like the man himself. ●

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PETER WILMOTH takes a sneak peek at the new incarnation of one of Melbourne’s favourite restaurants

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t Kilda has its beloved and iconic restaurant back. Stokehouse 2.0 – or the Stokehouse Precinct, as owner Frank Van Haandel is calling it – is set to fully open next week and Frank says he is “jumping out of my skin”. “Bring back the good times,” he says, as builders around him saw, grind and put the finishing touches on this amazing new structure. “We’ve been waiting for this for three years.” In January 2014, a fire destroyed the original Stokehouse restaurant, a historic timber structure that, faced with engulfing flames, never stood a chance. “I got a phone about 11 o’clock that Friday night and I could hear the tremor in our manager’s voice when he told me, ‘Frank, there’s a fire at the Stokehouse’,” he recalls. “The old Stokehouse was predominantly built out of 80-100-year-old timbers and I knew a substantial fire would be very hard to stop.” Faced with rebuilding, Frank at no stage considered a re-make of what had been lost. Instead he asked for submissions from six architects known for their coastal-friendly buildings, choosing Robert Simeoni Architects’ design. “I wasn’t keen to do a replica,” Frank says. “I have to say my ego might have played a part in wanting to do something new because I have four sons. I’d like the Van Haandel name to continue.” After two years of planning and approval, building began a year ago and will finish just in time for the main restaurant’s opening on December 9. Within 24 hours of the reservation line opening last week, the restaurant had been booked out until April. Earlier this month, Frank gave us a tour of the almost finished building: four different identities within one five-green-star-graded structure, built at a cost of $13.5 million.

“My ego might have played a part in wanting to do something new” – Frank Van Haandel

Let the good times roll: Robert Simeoni’s design (main). Above: Frank Van Haandel (centre) with son Hugh (left) and new head chef Ollie Hansford outside the new restaurant. (MICHAEL RAYNER)

It’s a dramatic entrance. From a circular driveway, guests walk under a “sand-dune” to enter the building. There’s the option of taking an elevator to the Stokehouse Restaurant, the classic diner that will focus on seafood. Echoes of the old Stokehouse remain: the famous balcony overlooking the bay is now an “internal”, weatherproof terrace: a window can be opened or closed within two minutes to create an outdoor space. For hip younger diners there’s the ground-level Pontoon, which Frank calls “a fast, young, vibrant space”. It has craft beers on tap and shared food prepared on a four-metre grill, custom-designed in the US. Also on the ground floor, Paper Fish is an affordable and healthier version of a takeaway

fish and chip shop, while The Stoke Bar incorporates a station with freshly shucked oysters and sliced sashimi-grade fish. “It has something for everyone’s budget, backpackers right up to corporate diners,” Frank says. The new building’s credentials for sustainability are impeccable. Geothermal technology includes 3.5 kilometres of copper piping installed 80 metres below the building. A 300,000-litre rainwater-harvesting tank under the driveway services all water needs. The timber on the outside of the building will not require painting for 40 years, and no petroleum-based paints, glues or plastic have been used. Most of the timbers for the entry, the stairs, walls and floor were recovered from

Gippsland, where the State Government was cutting firebreaks. “I nearly teared up when I saw a poster one day from the geothermal company that said, ‘Stokehouse, powered by the Earth’,” Frank says. “There are three kitchens and one bar with high water and energy usage. To achieve five-star design is quite extraordinary.” Reaction to the new building has been overwhelmingly positive. Frank says there’s been an avalanche of people who love it. “A couple of knockers have said the footprint has grown. It’s because the old weatherboard beach shack never had a lift or disabled toilets or staff facilities with showers.” The Stokehouse’s dramatic renaissance has also provided the opportunity for a new guard to take the reins. Frank’s son Hugh, 28, is the restaurant’s manager. Head chef Ollie Hansford, previously with the Stokehouse in Queensland and in the city, is also 28. Frank knows it’s a young person’s game. “Restaurants, like the fashion industry, change fairly rapidly so to keep abreast of it you need youth and a changing of the guard.” Given its coveted beachside site and the affection with which the Stokehouse is held by so many, there was naturally pressure to achieve a brilliant solution. “Everyone feels a sense of ownership with the Stokehouse,” Frank says. “Everyone had stories. I believe what’s been achieved – with the restaurant appearing to float above the sand dune – in my opinion, is on a global level.” Frank is excited about the new era. “We’re not going to be talking about the past ever again, we’re just going to be talking about the future,” he says. “We’re bringing back the good times.” ● pwilmoth@theweeklyreview.com.au » stokehouse.com.au/melbourne NOVEMBER 30, 2016 \ THE WEEKLY REVIEW 13


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invited to the theatre before, and they came, all over Australia.” And not just all over Australia. The show was a huge hit at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival and at fringe fests in Dublin and Adelaide. “We have so much beautiful talent that is just not getting an opportunity to be seen,” Kim says. “We’ve worked with so many Honeys around Australia, from amazing drag queens to B-girls to amazing circus performers. We decided to write ourselves and these people onto the stage.” These so-called Honeys include beatboxers, storytellers, singers, circus performers and dancers from Tongan, Indonesian, Samoan, Maori, South African and Kamilaroi backgrounds. Together they’ve created a genre-bending production that Kim describes as a cross between a night at the theatre and a Beyonce concert. “The arts have the capacity to change culture and we’re in a culture that needs changing,” Kim says. “Laughter is the best way of breaking preconceptions. We laugh a lot and the audience gets to laugh a lot.” ● mbartlett@theweeklyreview.com.au

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ighting the good fight was never this sweet. Or this much fun. The cheekily named Hot Brown Honey comes storming in from the fringes this week and Australian theatre might never look the same again. The group’s act is a furious mix of everything from cabaret to hip hop, designed to show Australian audiences exactly what we’ve been missing. MC Kim “Busty Beatz” Bowers says their success has proved there’s an appetite for adventurous and diverse theatre. “There was a statistical thing done in Australia that showed if you put a woman of colour on a poster, people won’t go to your show,” Kim says. “We just went, this is how we look, this our show, here we are. We found our people, people who had maybe never been

» December 6-11 Arts Centre Melbourne, $50-$55 hotbrownhoney.com

GOING OUT

MOVIES \ QV OUTDOOR CINEMA QV Melbourne’s outdoor cinema returns with another program full of the best Melbourne has to offer, including live entertainment, free cocktails, special food, charity screenings and a film festival. Melbourne’s only silent cinema is located on the open-air Astroturf square in the heart of the precinct. One of the city’s most affordable outdoor cinemas, QV Outdoor Cinema’s $12 ticket includes deckchair seating and high-quality headphones for every audience member. ■ Thursday to Sunday nights from November 30. Level 2, QV Square, QV Melbourne, Lonsdale and Swanston streets, Melbourne. Cost: $12. qvcinema.com.au

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FED SQUARE LIVE As part of Fed Square Live, singer/songwriter Maya and five-piece trip-hop/electronica outfit Kalacoma will perform a free show. It’s just one highlight of a free, open-air concert series by some of Australia’s most interesting and exciting independent and emerging acts on fortnightly at Fed Square on Thursdays until mid-February. ■ December 1, 5.30-7.30pm. The Square at Federation Square, corner of Swanston and Flinders streets, Melbourne. Entry is free. fedsquare.com/live PERFORMANCE ACROSS THE WATER Oral History Victoria brings a special collaboration between cellist Stephanie Arnold and composer Dr Robert Davidson to Brunswick. Using interviews between Stephanie and Melbourne-based asylum seekers, the performance recounts the interviewees’ journeys to Australia. Following the premiere performance of

this important and moving composition, Stephanie will be joined by author and Open City Stories project co-ordinator Rajith Savanadasa for an open forum discussion of the nature of the interview as well as the role of music, literature and oral history. ■ December 9, 6.30-9pm. The Good Room, 390a Lygon L Street, Brunswick East. Cost: $10.50, general; $8, members and concession. @thegoodroombrunswickeast MARKET THE REBETIKO ENSEMBLE AT THE COBURG NIGHT MARKET With a tantalising selection of street food, work by some of the city’s finest artisans and performances by local music acts, you’d be mad to miss the Coburg Night Market this summer. In early December take a trip to El Salvador, with Mariachi Los Romanticos, followed by a visit to Greece with the folks from Rebetiko Ensemble. ■ December 2, from 5.45pm. Bridges Reserve, Coburg. Entry is free. coburgnightmarket.com.au

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DEBATE ON AIR: TRIPLE R DEBATE Is anything authentic anymore? Is authenticity lost as time passes? These questions and more will be thrashed out by Triple R presenters at the Counterfeit Culture debate. The night event will be held at the State Library of Victoria. Tony Biggs (On The Blower), Geraldine Hickey

(Breakfasters) and Pauly P (Livewire) will argue that there’s nothing new under the sun, while Jeff Sparrow (Breakfasters), Elizabeth McCarthy (Multi-Storied 3RRR), Casey Bennetto (Superfluity) will debate for the negative. ■ December 8, 7-8pm. The State Library of Victoria, 328 Swanston Street, Melbourne. Cost: free (RSVP to attend). rrr.org.au ● COMPILED BY VIRGINIA MILLEN

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two decades). Actually, this golden anniversary show features only two of the original rock apes – Micky Dolenz and Peter Tork. The celebratory, fan-pleasing affair features clips from their cultish TV series and performances of all their best-known hits. ■ Palais Theatre, December 7, $89.90-$249.90, monkees.com

DANCE, DANCE! THE WIGGLES BIG SHOW! KIDS Perennial kids’ favourites (and purveyors of near-fatal earworms for adults), The Wiggles are marking 25 years in the business with a national stadium tour. Even a ONLINE \ Watch the trailer change of cast hasn’t dented their appeal for young ’uns. If anything, the addition THE MONKEES of Emma Wiggle has won That other the group an army of new GIG fab four fans (and added a certain are still soap opera frisson, via monkeying her recent wedding to around. Even a daydream her purple peer). They’re believer wouldn’t have performing three shows this THE MONKEES expected, some 50 years on, Saturday, with a little help to see the Monkees embark on from their friends. ■ Rod Laver Arena, December 3, an Australian tour with a brand new $35.55, thewiggles.com.au album under their belt (their first for

STAYING IN

Reg Mombassa has left an indelible mark on Australian pop culture. Leaving aside his countless chart hits with band Mental As Anything, his design work for Mambo still characterises ’80s Australian pop art – coming second only to Ken Done. And let’s face it, Reg’s stuff looks better on a T-shirt. This enchanting collection of his landscapes is packed with art displaying a uniquely Aussie blend of irreverence, warm-heartedness, surrealism and earthy simplicity. Your coffee table will thank you. ●

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This star-studded sequence of Shakespearean plays looks back to when being monarch was a far bloodier affair than it is these days. The cast list is a veritable Who’s Who of British acting aristocracy. The monarchical Richards and Henrys are played by Tom Hiddleston, Ben Whishaw, Benedict Cumberbatch and Jeremy Irons. This is stunning, classy telly. I’ll take Plantagenets and Lancasters over Windsors any day. ● ONLINE \ Watch the trailer

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Sydney’s Nicole Millar is best known for singing on other people’s songs. Most famously, she co-wrote Peking Duk’s High, which came close to topping triple j’s Hottest 100 last year. Her new EP is driven by a similar, summery fusion of pop and electronica. Single Signals is a jittery kind of anthem, as spooky as it is seductive. ●

PHILIPPE PARRENO: THENABOUTS For almost 30 years, French artist and filmmaker Philippe Parreno has toyed with the line between art that moves and art that doesn’t. His first Australian solo exhibition arrives at ACMI following a triumphant installation at London’s prestigious Tate Gallery. Thenabouts is a retrospective of his filmic works. As with many of his previous exhibitions, it changes with every visit. A gallery technician controls the display of images and sounds to create an immersive, interactive experience. ■ ACMI, Opens December 6, Free, acmi.net.au EXHIBIT

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BURNING DOORS What happens when making art makes you an enemy of the state? Belarus Free Theatre is the only theatre company in Europe to have been outlawed by its government. Not that the company has let that stop it standing up for human rights across the globe. For this fierce work of performance art, it teams up with the equally controversial Maria Alyokhina (of Pussy Riot fame) to share real life stories of artists who refuse to be silenced. ■ Arts Centre, November 29-December 3, $30-$69, artscentremelbourne.com.au THEATRE

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QUEEN OF KATWE We all love an underdog. This FILM feel-good flick from Disney follows the unlikely (if true) rise of chess champion Phiona Mutesi, played by newcomer Madina Nalwanga. Phiona hails from the poverty-stricken slum of Katwe in Uganda, where there are few options for self-improvement, let alone escape. Missionary Robert (David Oyelowo) invites her to join his chess club, where she soon proves to be a prodigious player. The world championships beckon. ■ Opens December 1, rated PG, 124 minutes, queenofkatwe.com

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Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic treads softly on the memories of generations. While it’s a bit too sentimental and reverent to capture Dahl’s wickedness, powerful performances from the two leads bring it to life. Mark Rylance (Wolf Hall, Bridge of Spies Spies) oozes charm, while newcomer Ruby Barnhill is brainy and bold as orphan Sophie. ● MB THE BFG

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O V E R H E A R D . . . 11am, Tuesday @ Brunswick Street, Fitzroy “I’m inclined to order the same coffee when ordering two coffees in a busy cafe so a friend is less likely to get a bad coffee through mix up.”

I love Collingwood MO WYSE \ 32 With her business partner Shannon Martinez, Mo Wyse is on a mission to make vegan eating exciting and delicious. The pair opened vegan restaurant Smith & Daughters in 2014, vegan deli Smith & Deli a year later and have just published a cookbook called Eat Vegan. Mo moved from the US to Collingwood in 2012 after falling in love with her now-husband Callum Preston. “I used to live in New York and Collingwood reminds me a lot of parts of that city,” she says. “Everything is just outside your door and you can be really low key or super glamorous.”

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Where do you go for a great cup of coffee? Everyday Coffee. For me, that’s really difficult because I’m vegan and I make it even harder for baristas; I get a strong soy latte. But they always nail it. For a cool manicure? Glitz & Glam. I get the SNS manicure because it’s

natural and it’s the only thing that lasts when you’re in hospitality. They’re very thorough and clean. For a sneaky takeaway? Because our restaurant is Latin and the deli is more American, I always crave Asian. Jinda Thai, off Victoria Street, is the best Thai food in Melbourne. It’s always so hot it makes your nose run. Being vegan, eating Thai can be a minefield. But she’s all over it. When friends come from out of town? I’ll take them to Panama Dining Room for a good cocktail and an amazing view and, either before or after, Gelato Messina. They always have maybe 10 vegan gelato flavours. Also, my husband is a part of the Everfresh Studio. If you go into the shop, it gives you an insight into some of the best street artists in Melbourne. For some great entertainment? I like the divey, fun element of The Tote or the Bendigo Hotel for live music. ● VIRGINIA MILLEN

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CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL IN THE CITY

CARING FOR PETS DURING FIREWORKS AND STORMS

Take a free photo with Santa, explore the Christmas forest and join in story time in Christmas Square. Make sure you pick up your free copy of the Christmas Festival Gift and Event Guide and see this year’s projections at Melbourne Town Hall and Federation Square.

Remember that cats and dogs are often frightened by the loud noises from fireworks and thunderstorms. Be proactive by making sure they’re registered and micro-chipped, and bring them inside and create a calm environment.

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The promise The dreaded Christmas shopping is a breeze in Fairfield Village, with two concierges on hand to help. They’ll be there every second Saturday until Christmas. The reality You know what’s it like. Traipsing around on a hot day (or during a downpour; it is Melbourne, after all), feet hurting, arms laden with bags, in a mad panic to complete the Christmas shopping before it’s too late. But in Fairfield Village it’s a different story, with concierges Alyssa and Brittany on hand every second Saturday between 10am and 2pm. They’ll direct you to the shops selling exactly what you’re looking for, carry your shopping to your car or to the station, and give you the lowdown on where you stop off for a latte (Alyssa’s hot tip is Blooming Baristas). With a base near Fairfield station and dressed in uniforms so they’re easy to spot, the two concierges are armed with loads of local information and umbrellas, too. If you get stuck at a shop with too much to carry,

most of the retailers on Station Street have the pair’s phone numbers and can call them to come and help you. The pay-off Low-stress shopping and someone to help me lug my shopping to the car. What more could you ask for? The pain factor Totally taken away, thanks to Alyssa and Brittany. Who should try it This is perfect for anyone with special needs, the elderly, pregnant women, harried mums, people unfamiliar with the shops on Station Street, Fairfield, or anyone who needs a bit of support during the silly season.

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With pleasure, but my Christmas shopping’s all done. Like Fairfield Village’s Facebook page for concierge updates. ●

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t was a bit like the Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon movie The Trip: two old friends driving (in our case in a new Porsche 718 Boxster) from winery to restaurant, riffing about life, food and wine – three topics with a lot of range. My friend Matthew knows a lot about wine (he makes it) and food (he loves eating it), and life (he is generous sharing his thoughts on it). So that was handy. Oh, and there were impersonations, too (bad ones – don’t ask me to do Michael Caine) and phone calls home, just like the movie. To the journey … What a car I found myself in hitting the highway towards the peninsula’s fabled wineries. I was road-ready in seconds. I touched a button and the roof came down (it takes just a few moments). And with just a touch of the accelerator came the sound of the car’s throaty growl. Where have you been all my life? ● pwilmoth@theweeklyreview.com.au

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Tour We headed to OCEAN EIGHT WINERY and, at its delightful cellar door, tasted their pinot noir, chardonnay and rose. Exceptional. We took home a bottle of the 2016 rose, which was perfect summer drinking. ● 271 Tucks Road, Shoreham ● oceaneight.com.au

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PORT PHILLIP ESTATE offers six exquisitely appointed suites featuring black sofas and reindeer pelt sofa throws, artworks by Bill Henson and sumptuous bedrooms. There’s a private terrace looking out over the vineyard towards Westernport Bay, perfect for a glass of wine or coffee, or in our case a breakfast in the sunshine of toast from a fresh loaf, muesli with yoghurt and fruit, and several coffees from the DeLonghi machine. Perfect digs to de-brief on our wine tour. The Dining Room offers a delicious menu: think Queensland spanner crab with nero pasta, puffed rice and crustacean crumble and charred John Dory with confit lemon, octopus and macadamia. And what a view to enjoy it with – the vineyards rolling out in front of us and Westernport beyond. ●

The next day we headed the Boxster towards TEN MINUTES BY TRACTOR winery/restaurant, where we had lunch after an excellent at-table wine tasting from a highly knowledgeable sommelier. We settled in to taste the Estate Chardonnay 2014 and the McCutcheon Pinot Noir 2013. Outstanding. The winery restaurant’s casual country-house setting belies its serious ambition as a fine diner in the country (with an Age Good Food Guide hat). You will be guided to wines matching the food or mood. We tried the Tasmanian rabbit ballotine, the roasted breast of Great Ocean Road duck, and finished with slow-roasted blueberries and a blueberry mousse with lemon aspen ice cream and marscapone snow. Large wow factor. ●

We dropped in on the MAIN RIDGE DAIRY, a secluded haven producing handcrafted goat cheeses (delicious and we’re told excellent for cholesterol management). It’s a great place to bring youngsters to see the cute goats and gamboling kids (they are gamboling responsibly). ● 295 Main Creek Road ● mainridgedairy.com.au Over in Flinders (via Point Leo to check the surf), we visited GEORGIE BASS, a cafe and cooking school with good food and a great vibe. ● 30 Cook Street ● georgiebass.com.au Meanwhile, over in nearby Dromana, CRITTENDEN ESTATE is always a great option for wine tastings. ● 25 Harrison’s Road, Dromana ● crittendenwines.com.au

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T H E W R A P \ It’s been a great escape, and the Boxster is a treat. The windy and undulating roads of the Westernport side of the peninsula are perfect to test it out and, in terms of control, manoeuvrability and sheer open-roof fun it felt magnificent. I’m only sad I have to give it back.

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DOUBLE TORQUE ROD & SHERYL EASDOWN TEST DRIVE THE NISSAN GTR

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ruly exciting. Give the GTR some gas mid-corner T and the rear simply digs in for prodigious grip. The more pedal you give it, the harder it digs in and

t would be easy to be intimidated by a car like this, Idown yet driving it turns out to be easy, even just popping to the shops. The power is phenomenal and delivered with such disarming smoothness it’s easy to go into deep illegality without realising. Overtaking is ridiculously simple, you’re out and back in a flash even on half pedal. Don’t give this car full pedal until you’re completely prepared for what happens. The acceleration presses you back in your seat so hard you’ll hang onto the wheel more as an anchor than a control. Suburban housewife gets to 100km/h in 4.5 seconds, experiences jubilation. The GTR is beautifully finished and appointed, even the base (non-leather) edition, but forget the back seat, even for children. The gap between it and the front seat is something you’d post a letter through. The boot is good for a weekend away with a couple of soft bags and maybe a case of wine. I’m surprised I liked this car so much. Just note that you will need to keep your cute little hatchback for any task other than sheer indulgence. ●

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16.8 litres per 10km in the city, 11.9 in the country. The official combined figure is 11.7

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C O N S E N S U S \ A STIRRING EXPERIENCE

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the faster it goes around. There has to be a limit to this and I’m truly relieved I didn’t reach it. Yet the ride quality, while certainly firm, isn’t sharp. Excellent seating helps to make the GTR surprisingly comfortable over long distances. There’s a cacophony of mechanical noises – tyres, transmission, driveline and glorious engine burble as the big V6 rockets to 7500rpm. For an enthusiast this is a symphony, pure and simple. The price is filling up with only the most expensive 98 RON fuel, and the GTR takes heaps of it. It is a true supercar and it need make no excuses to anything that costs under half a mil. As such, it’s bargain basement, but it still has a hard row to hoe. Lots of GTRs, only some of them genuine, have been privately imported and they’re a lead weight on resale value. And the price falls comfortably in Maserati territory. ●

S H E R Y L’ S V E R D I C T Joyously addictive. ●

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AGENT Nelson Alexander 9417 3455 PRICE About $3.3 million AUCTION December 3 at 2.30pm OFI November 30, 5.45-6.15pm SCHOOL ZONES + Clifton Hill Primary + Fitzroy High FAST FACTS Extended and renovated historic house overlooking Darling Gardens; landscaped garden; three bedrooms plus formal sitting room see more domain.com.au PROPERTY ID 2013203772

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his historic house in Clifton Hill was built at the height of Melbourne’s 19th-century economic boom. At the time, land prices rivalled those of London and this upstart colonial outpost was one of the fastest growing cities in the world. Built in 1883 by carpenter, politician and one-time acting Victorian premier George Langridge, this house was rescued from demolition and lovingly restored by its vendors about eight years ago. Inside, skylights have been added to the original section, making for abundant natural light. High ceilings, characteristic of late Victorian houses, add to the spacious, tranquil atmosphere, while period fireplaces and intricate ceiling cornices testify to the sensitive renovation of the house. The large main bedroom has a walk-in wardrobe with lots of built-in storage and an en suite with marble benchtops. There’s a family bathroom, also with marble benchtops, as well as a shower and clawfoot bath. At the front of the house, the formal sitting room could be converted into a fourth bedroom. As it is, it provides a secluded retreat to curl up on a comfortable chair and escape the hustle and bustle of family life. Opposite, a home office or library has wall-to-wall built-in bookshelves. The modern extension at the back of the house provides a focal point for the occupants. There’s an open-plan kitchen, living and dining area, a separate laundry and lots of builtin storage. Floors of smooth polished concrete floors and large windows with views of the garden make for a contemporary feel, without compromising the overall period ambience. The kitchen has white cabinetry, composite stone benchtop, premium appliances and glass-fronted cabinets to display favourite items. Outside, landscape gardener John Patrick has created a front yard that adheres strongly to the aesthetics of the Victorian era and complements the architecture of the house. The rear, north-facing garden features a large elm tree and Canary Island palm (contemporaries of those planted in Darling Gardens opposite), a vegetable patch, shed and paved area. In all, the block covers about 593 square metres – this is a generous slice of Clifton Hill dirt. The house also has a security system, hydronic heating, solar panels, a 9000-litre water tank and garden irrigation. But wait, there’s more: in the side driveway there’s room for up to four cars. Queens Parade, schools (including the highly rated Clifton Hill Primary School) and public transport links are within easy reach. In summary, this is a house that offers the comforts of modern living, but is crying out for a buyer who will cherish it as part of Melbourne’s history. ● FELICITY MARSHALL property@domain.com.au

FINAL WORD “A FULL FULLY RENOVATED HISTORIC HOUSE OPPOSITE THE GARDENS & ON A LARGE NORTH-FACING BLOCK, WALKING DISTANCE

AGENT Collins Simms 9488 0688 PRICE $1.7 million + AUCTION December 10 at 10.30am OFI December 1, 6-6.30pm SCHOOL ZONES + Spensley Street Primary + Fitzroy High see more domain.com.au

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This house might be just five kilometres from the CBD, but it has the feel of a bushland retreat. In a cul-de-sac bordering Clifton Hill and Fitzroy North, it is on a block of about 440 square metres overlooking Merri Creek. Despite its secluded feel, the house is walking distance to the Westgarth shopping precinct and public transport links. The front door opens to a living and dining area with a kitchen along one wall. The combined butler’s pantry and laundry is tucked in behind. The main bedroom has a walk-in wardrobe, garden views and an en suite. Upstairs, there are two more bedrooms, each with a balcony. At the rear of the block is a double carport, accessed from a laneway. There’s also a shed or workshop. ● FELICITY MARSHALL

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COLLINGWOOD \ 178 KEELE STREET

AGENT Jellis Craig, 84156100 PRICE $800,000 – $880,000 AUCTION December 3 at 10am OFI December 1, 6.156.45pm; December 3, 9.30-10am SCHOOL ZONES + Fitzroy High + Melbourne Grammar see more domain.com.au

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5km from Bourke Street

This sweet Victorian terrace in trendy Collingwood is as neat as a pin, thanks to a makeover that has transformed it into a comfortable inner-city residence. The front door opens to a hallway that leads past two double bedrooms, with built-in wardrobes, and the bathroom, before ending at a light-filled, open-plan kitchen, dining and living area. Sliding doors provide access to the courtyard at the rear. The kitchen has stone-topped benches, soft-close drawers, stainless-steel appliances and mirrored splashbacks. The house also has ducted heating and refrigerated cooling, new carpets, timber floors and LED lighting. The location, parallel to Johnston Street and with Smith Street at one end, needs little introduction. ● FELICITY MARSHALL

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EAST MELBOURNE \ 10/131 HOTHAM STREET

AGENT Kay & Burton 9820 1111 PRICE $3.3 million + EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST Closes December 13, 5pm OFI December1, 6-6.30pm; December 3, 10-10.30am SCHOOL ZONES + Richmond West Primary

Set in a striking church conversion with sweeping views of the Melbourne skyline, this 10th floor apartment will surely appeal to those with a flair for the dramatic. The apartment is one of 11 in this modern adaptation of Gothic Cairns Memorial church that has been a landmark on this corner since the 1880s. Step inside to find a main bedroom with builtin wardrobe, spa en suite and a private balcony. A room next door could be anything from bedroom or

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nursery to dressing room or home office, and the third bedroom has access to the east-facing balcony. Living spaces comprise a sweeping open-plan kitchen, dining and lounge area with balconies on its north and east and plenty of large windows affording lots of natural light and glorious cityscape views. Mirrored columns act as room dividers and light enhancers. In fact, only the laundry and main bathroom are deprived of views in this apartment. Some of the best vistas are from the kitchen, which looks across the

rooftops of East Melbourne. Fortunately, practicality is a feature, too, with stainless-steel Bosch appliances and a generous amount of cupboard space. Sports fans are sure to enjoy the building’s proximity to the MCG, while culture vultures might like to indulge their habits at theatres that are little more than a stroll away. When it comes to a day at the office, then at least the walk will be a pleasant one because the city is just on the other side of Fitzroy and Treasury Gardens. ● FELICITY Y MARSHALL

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7 Rathmines Street, Fairfield 3

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Agent: Vincent Taylor 0417 586 271 ................................................................. Price: POA ................................................................. Auction: Saturday December 3 at 1pm ................................................................. OFI: Thu 5.30-6pm; Sat 12.30-1pm .................................................................

Agent: Anthony De Iesi 0407 803 501 ................................................................. Price: POA ................................................................. Auction: Saturday December 3 at noon ................................................................. OFI: Thu 7.15-7.45pm; Sat from 11.30am .................................................................

Agent: Nicholas West 0418 559 494 ................................................................. Price: $1.3 million - $1.4 million ................................................................. Auction: Saturday December 10 at 1.30pm ................................................................. OFI: Wed 5.30-6pm; Sat 2.30-3pm .................................................................

Attractive two-level Victorian has three bedrooms (upstairs main with city views), two bathrooms, living/dining, a deck and garden. Land 216sqm (approx) with ROW.

Mediterranean inspiration and an emphasis on timeless elegance enhance this spacious home. Stroll to Fairfield village, schools, transport and parks.

Cleverly renovated and extended, and combining period appeal with modern amenities, this inviting Victorian delivers perfect inner-city living in a prime locale.

Let's eat lunch @ Carringbush Hotel, 228 Langridge Street Let's eat dinner @ Jinda Thai, 1-7 Ferguson Street Let's drink coffee @ Three Bags Full, 60 Nicholson Street

Let's eat lunch @ Fifteen Pounds Cafe, 21-23 Railway Place Let's eat dinner @ Flour + Salt, 72 Station Street Let's drink coffee @ CH James, 86 Station Street

Let's eat lunch @ Loafer, 146 Scotchmer Street Let's eat dinner @ Supermaxi, 305 St Georges Road Let's drink coffee @ Mitte, 76 Michael Street

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EAST MELBOURNE \ 110 VALE STREET The MCG is little more than a drop punt from this stately terrace house. Perched on the edge of the CBD, it looks across Yarra Park to the light towers of the G and the city skyline. The exterior is all Victorian glamour, with columns, arches and decorative plasterwork. But step inside the front door and all is sleek and modern. Entry is into the traditional long hallway. To the right are connected formal living and dining rooms. The lounge area has an ornate open fireplace, and there are high ceilings and the arched windows characteristic of the era. Modern pendant lighting, charcoal-coloured carpet and a crisp, white colour scheme make a contemporary contrast. At the rear of this level, there is a modern, open-plan family, kitchen and dining area. The kitchen has marble benchtops, Gaggenau appliances, an integrated Liebherr fridge and plentiful storage. A downstairs powder room and storage area round out the floor plan. Upstairs, the main bedroom gets pride of place at the front of the house. It has a dressing room, en suite and colonnaded balcony from which to enjoy a cool drink and soak up the sounds of the MCG crowd. The second bedroom is at the rear. There’s also a bathroom and the laundry. The latter leads out to a terrace. The property also has a courtyard space for off-street parking. In a pretty palm tree-lined street, the house sits among other immaculate-looking period houses of a similar ilk. ● FELICITY MARSHALL

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AGENT Caine Real Estate 8413 8000 PRICE $3.5million – $4 million AUCTION December 3 at 1pm OFI December 1, 1-1.30pm December 3, 12.30-1pm SCHOOL ZONES + Richmond West Primary see more domain.com.au

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PRESTON 75 WILCOX STREET

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Pure Class Near cosmopolitan High Street, Preston Market and public transport, this magnificently renovated Edwardian home includes four spacious bedrooms, sensational indoor/outdoor living options plus deluxe kitchen and bathrooms.

Elegant Revelation Stylishly transformed, this elevated three-bedroom home near the Thornbury border showcases impressive proportions, modern inclusions and an entertainer’s deck. Central heating/cooling, side driveway and carport.

METHOD INSPECT CONTACT

METHOD PRICE INSPECT CONTACT

Saturday 17th December at 2:00pm Thurs 6.15pm - 6.45pm & Sat 2.30pm - 3.00pm Photo ID required Jim Dimitropoulos 0411 831 177 & Harry Manaras 0402 348 307

Saturday 10th December at 12:00pm $650,000 - $715,000 Wed 6.15pm - 6.45pm & Sat 3.00pm - 3.30pm Photo ID required Jim Dimitropoulos 0411 831 177 & Harry Manaras 0402 348 307

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THORNBURY 4/37 WOOLTON AVENUE

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Big On Space, Bigger On Lifestyle Exceptionally spacious and brilliantly positioned this fully renovated two bedroom villa unit features a bright lounge with timber floors, stylishly appointed kitchen/meals and exceptionally large courtyard, ready for summer.

Style + Location = Sensational Lifestyle Modern two bedroom apartment ideally positioned to transport, shopping and trendy High Street includes secure entry, alarm, split system heating/cooling, single car space and storage cage.

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Saturday 10th December at 11:00am Thurs 5.30pm - 6.00pm & Sat 10.15am - 10.45am Photo ID required George Metax 0407 661 615 & Josephine Luberto 0401 845 733

Saturday 3rd December at 11:00am $440,00 - $480,000 Wed 5.00pm - 5.30pm & Sat 10.30am - 11.00am Photo ID required Jim Dimitropoulos 0411 831 177 & Harry Manaras 0402 348 307

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18 Alston Street Thornbury 3 Beds 1 Bath 2 Cars

With northerly light streaming into front rooms and city views at the rear, this appealing three bedroom plus studio home has been renovated to make an ideal inner north base. Boasting a very generous deck and stylish spaces, it's a stroll to cafés, local shops, schools, transport and parks.

Auction

Saturday 17 December 2.30pm Price guide $850k-$915k View

Wednesday 6.30pm-7pm Saturday 11.30am-12pm Agent

Stephanie Lentini 0437 565 273 Michael Divito 0403 739 393

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BRUNSWICK EAST 14 Bladen Avenue

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Family Living At Its Finest! This handsome freestanding residence, with fine period detail and a light-filled, architecturally inspired modern extension, offers the perfect family living environment in a quiet cul-de-sac location. 4 double BRs (BIRs; main with walk-in-robe & stylish ensuite), elegant sitting rm/4th bedrm, bespoke family sized premium kitchen, sunny internal courtyard, stunning family bathroom & fitted laundry. Spacious living & dining zones with 5 metre raked ceiling & high north facing windows, flowing to a landscaped native garden with easy off street parking; Fts: Duct htg, exc’t storage, split-system a/c & many premium appointments. A fabulous family home. offering immense warmth & space in this quiet residential location! 42 The weekly review \ NOVEMBER 30, 2016

AUCTION INSPECT GUIDE CONTACT

Sat 3 December at 12pm Thu 2.30-3.00 & Thu 5.30-6.00 Sat 11.30-12.00 $1,450,000 - $1,550,000 Nicholas West 0418 559 494 Duncan McPherson 0416 108 436


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CLIFTON HILL 11 North Terrace

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Heritage Distinction, Darling Gardens Outlook This landmark Victorian villa (1883) on a landscaped block (593 sqm approx.) with sweeping views over the Darling Gardens, offers an elegantly proportioned sitting room & library (potential 4th & 5th BRs); expansive conservatory-style living/dining room & studio flowing to a luxuriant north-facing garden & entertaining terrace, bespoke kitchen adjoining fitted laundry, 3 double BRs (main with dressing room & stunning ensuite) plus large semi-ensuite family bathroom. Moments from Queens Parade & close to schools and transport, this impeccable home includes 4 car OSP & features hydronic heating, custom storage, security system & superb period detail.

AUCTION INSPECT CONTACT

This Saturday at 2.30pm Wed 5.45-2.15 & Sat 2-2.30 James Keenan 0418 580 620 Janine Ballantyne 0400 182 710

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COLLINGWOOD 13/21 Northumberland Street Authentic Conversion Style: 3 Apartments, 1 Title This striking warehouse development in the magnificent Victoria Distillery buildings (ca 1860) is a once-in-a generation investment opportunity. Currently leased at a total of $88,380 p.a. and featuring soaring ceilings, hardwood floors, wellpreserved industrial detail and modern appointments, each comprises 2BRs, vast living and dining spaces, timber kitchens and stylish bathrooms: Apt 13 offers a roof garden and car space; Apt 13C includes a garage. Opening from a leafy mews, these exceptional residences border East Melbourne, the Fitzroy Gardens and the Collingwood arts and cafĂŠ precinct.

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EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST Closing Monday 12 December at 5 Unless Sold Prior INSPECT By Appointment CONTACT Arch Staver 0417 515 802 David Sanguinedo 0449 903 346

FITZROY NORTH 11 Freeman Street

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Rose Cottage: Superbly Positioned Family Living Cleverly renovated & extended combining period appeal with modern day amenity, this warm & inviting home delivers the perfect inner city living environment in a prime location near Edinburgh Gardens & Curtain Square. 3 bedrooms (BIR´s), central bathroom/laundry, stylish kitchen & breakfast bar, spacious full width living/dining (bi-fold doors) flowing to a northerly entertainers deck (ROW) with built in bench seating/storage and gas BBQ. Fts: Roof storage & ducted htg/cool throughout. A superior family home near Rathdowne Village, Brunswick St, Lee St Primary, Lady Gowrie Centre & transport. This is what inner city living is all about! 44 The weekly review \ NOVEMBER 30, 2016

AUCTION INSPECT GUIDE CONTACT

Sat 10 December at 1.30pm Wed 5.30-6.00, Sat 2.30-3.00 $1,300,000 - $1,400,000 Nicholas West 0418 559 494 Charlie Barham 0400 507 688


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PRINCES HILL

693 Lygon Street

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Serenity And Space: A Home Of Distinction Timeless elegance & a Zen ambience are the hallmarks of this fine Edwardian residence, renovated for family living on a magnificent block (390 sqm approx) with 2nd street entrance. Featuring handcrafted cabinetry, bespoke finishes, pressed metal ceilings, air conditioning, evaporative cooling & ducted heating, it incorporates 4 double BRs (2 with superbly fitted ensuites), a gracious sitting room, spectacular living/dining flowing to a vast north-facing courtyard garden, large study/ retreat with private balcony, custom kitchen (premium appliances), luxurious 3rd bathroom & laundry. Including a studio & OSP, this exceptional property is close to transport, schools, parkland & cafes.

AUCTION INSPECT CONTACT

NORTH MELBOURNE 64 Molesworth Street

Sat 17 December at 12pm Thu 1-1.30 & Sat 11-11.30 Arch Staver 0417 515 802 David Sanguinedo 0449 903 346

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Gracious Victorian On Vast Land One of North Melbourne’s finest family homes, this immaculately presented double fronted Victorian is set on a huge north facing allotment (505.9sqm approx). In a prime location zoned to several Primary Schools & Uni High School & a short walk to CBD, hospitals, Errol Street, parks & transport. This versatile floorplan offers, 4 BRs with period features & OFP’s, zoned ducted heat/cool, attic storage, central bathroom, 2nd toilet, polished boards, large timber kitchen, spacious living/ dining flowing to an enormous manicured garden with covered entertaining area, offering potential to extend (STCA). First time offered in 31 years. A true place to call home and bring up a family! Land: 10.06m x 50.29m (all approx.)

AUCTION INSPECT GUIDE CONTACT

Sat 10 December at 3pm Wed 12.00-12.30, Sat 9.30-10.00 $1,600,000 - $1,750,000 Nicholas West 0418 559 494 Charlie Barham 0400 507 688

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FITZROY NORTH 5/46 McKean Street

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Exclusively Located Warehouse Wonder A boutique complex moments from Edinburgh Gardens finds this spectacular 3BR + study warehouse conversion including two bathrooms and powder room, open-plan living/dining area and granite-bench kitchen with Smeg/Asko appliances, top-floor lounge/retreat out to entertainers´ terrace with retractable awning and city views, plus a private courtyard, heating and cooling, custom lighting, hardwood floors, excellent storage and two secure off-street car spaces (one undercover).

AUCTION INSPECT GUIDE CONTACT

THORNBURY 109 Clarendon Street

This Saturday at 10.30am Thu 12-12.30 & Sat 10-10.30 $1,900,000 - $2,100,000 James Pilliner 0405 106 421 Stewart Kyle 0403 162 924

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Trendsetting Location; Wonderful Potential Down the street from High Street and just moments from everything that makes Thornbury/Northcote the lifestyle hub that it is! This solid house features two large bedrooms a spacious and bright lounge room with gas fire, as well as a kitchen and vast meals area overlooking the gardens. Step outside to a covered entertaining area and delightful gardens and discover a separate bungalow with laundry, storeroom and studio! Character and charm; space and flexibility; worthy of a stylish update, or just move in and live the trendy Thornbury life today!

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AUCTION INSPECT GUIDE CONTACT

Sat 3 December at 2pm Thu 6.15-6.45 & Sat 1.30-2 $830,000 - $910,000 Monique Verga 0424 584 759 Peter Stephens 0418 104 214


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PARKVILLE 42 Park Drive

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Landmark Weston Court ´Weston Court´: this well-known 1930s apartment block in a commanding corner position is a unique Parkville example of Spanish Mission architecture. With possible redevelopment options (STCA), here is a once-in-a generation opportunity to renovate this entire free standing apartment block. Comprising 4 spacious residences (2 upper, 2 lower) with an exclusive address bordering Royal Park, the hospital precinct, Melbourne University & Uni High, and 500 metres from the proposed Parkville Station. Each comprises 2 BRs, a spacious living/dining room, neat functional kitchen & bathroom, and features high ceilings & classic period detail. The splendid site (380 sqm approx.) with shared laundry includes off-street parking.

AUCTION INSPECT CONTACT

CLIFTON HILL 12 Kiewa Street

Sat 10 December at 12.30pm Wed 12-12.30 & Sat 12-12.30 James Keenan 0418 580 620 Damien Shiel 0419 394 999

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Charming Character With Modern Style Set in a lovely streetscape in a warm and friendly neighbourhood, this tastefully renovated, charming period weatherboard home will delight. Two large bedrooms with fireplaces, updated bathroom and cleverly concealed laundry. Modern kitchen with stone tops and stainless appliances, overlooking a dining room, and light-filled sunken lounge with gorgeous open fire opening out onto a lovely courtyard garden with laneway access. Moments from the station, the CBD at your door, and beautiful Yarra Bend Park just a stroll down the road.

AUCTION INSPECT GUIDE CONTACT

Sat 10 December at 1pm Wed 5.15-5.45 & Sat 10-10.30 $1,000,000 - $1,100,000 Luke Sacco 0407 528 040 Monique Verga 0424 584 759

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FITZROY NORTH 2/46 McKean Street

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A Conversion Of Spectacular Integrity Originally the Lynnley Shoe Factory..... now a spectacular warehouse designed by Zen Architects in a prime location near Edinburgh Gardens. Blending soaring ceilings & rich timber detail, this magnificent executive residence enjoys a voluminous interior & versatile floor plan - huge ground flr master suite (ensuite bathroom & courtyard), 2nd bedroom, 2nd bathroom, fabulous 1st floor o/plan living/dining/entertaining zones & bespoke kitchen. Upper level incl: study/3rd BR and fabulous entertaining terrace with magnificent views. Plus secure parking for 2 cars. A unique living environment in the perfect lifestyle location! **Note: Twilight Auction Wed 14 Dec at 6.00pm**

AUCTION INSPECT CONTACT

Wed 14 December at 6.00pm Thu 12.00-12.30, Sat 3.15-3.45 Nicholas West 0418 559 494 Charlie Barham 0400 507 688

ABBOTSFORD 118 Vere Street Mindful Apartments Habitat Abbotsford is a limited release of homes designed with liveability in mind, by local architects ITN. Whether in your home or community, exploring the city or nature, being active or taking time out, these are homes for people who seek balance. Designed with consideration for comfort, functionality and sustainability, you can curate your lifestyle with simple yet elegant interiors. Features have been chosen to fulfil both form and function, from the weathered character of the facade to the fine interior finishes and connection with the outdoors. Call now to discuss your options.

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FOR SALE INSPECT GUIDE CONTACT

By Appointment From $465,000 - $745,000 Damien Theisz 0448 319 171 Alexander Hill 0432 145 790


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NORTHCOTE 116A Emmaline Street

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Brand New + Northcote High School Zone! This two-level showpiece delivers a spacious & versatile floorplan boasting 3 BRs (master with ensuite), study, main bathroom & guest powder room (3rd WC). Add to this an openplan living/dining & gourmet kitchen with s/steel appliances. Also includes euro laundry, heating & cooling, alarm system & intercom, polished hardwood floors, stone benchtops & vanities, double-glazed windows, plus a private North facing garden & double carport to ROW with self-contained home office/studio (or 4th BR). Within the Northcote High School zone, it´s walking distance to Merri Creek trails, St George´s Rd trams, Croxton train station, plus High Street cafes & eateries.

AUCTION INSPECT GUIDE CONTACT

NORTHCOTE 160 Elm Street

Sat 10 December at 11am Wed 5.15-5.45 & Sat 11.45-12.15 $1,180,000 - $1,290,000 Spiros Karagiannidis 0413 348 793

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Land, Location And A Tasteful Transformation A tree-lined street in one of Northcote´s favourite pockets (zoned to Northcote HS) finds this spacious single-level home comprising three bedrooms (BIRs), superb modern bathroom and powder room (second WC), spacious lounge and lightfilled open-plan living/dining area complemented by a modern kitchen with Ilve/Miele appliances. Add to this ducted heating and split-system a/c, alarm, large laundry, front off-street parking, plus a fabulous north-facing backyard garden with decked entertaining area. St Georges Road trams at the end of the street, it´s also close to Merri Creek trails, CERES, High St shops & cafes and Northcote Station.

AUCTION INSPECT GUIDE CONTACT

Sat 17 December at 1.30pm Wed 5.15-5.45 & Sat 12.30-1 $1,100,000 - $1,200,000 Jacqui Knapsey 0418 592 509 Kristian Lunardi 0401 810 556

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CARLTON NORTH 395 Canning Street 3 Boom-Period Splendour This grand Rathdowne Village balcony terrace with ornate period detail offers formal sitting & dining rooms, informal living, sunny modern kitchen/meals, 3 double BRs (one ensuite) & family bathroom/laundry, plus luxuriant courtyard garden & garage/workshop, hydronic heating, custom storage & remote-controlled blinds.

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AUCTION This Saturday at 1pm INSPECT Thu 5.30-6 & Sat 12.30-1 GUIDE $1,900,000 - $2,090,000 CONTACT Tom Roberts 0418 553 680 Janine Ballantyne 0400 182 710

CARLTON NORTH 450 Park Street 2 Handsome Edwardian, Top Spot! This immaculate home opposite the Inner Circle Reserve, close to Rathdowne Village, tram routes, East Brunswick restaurants, Princes Park & schools, offers 2 double BRs, spacious living, good-sized modern kitchen/dining, neat bathroom/laundry and sunny courtyard, plus Baltic floors, cornice detail, OFPs, split-system a/c and loft storage.

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AUCTION Sat 10 December at 11.30am INSPECT Wed 5.30-6 & Sat 11.45-12.15 GUIDE $980,000 - $1,070,000 CONTACT Tom Roberts 0418 553 680 Janine Ballantyne 0400 182 710


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CLIFTON HILL 11 Myrtle Street Period Grace, 2 Frontages This elegant residence with scope for extension (STCA) & 2nd street access, close to schools & transport, offers 2 double BRs, sitting room, informal living/dining flowing to northerly landscaped garden, well-equipped kitchen & atrium-entry bathroom. Features incl polished Baltic floors, period detail, ducted heating, split-system a/c & storage.

FITZROY 161 George Street Stella: A Boom-Era Beauty In a prime position near Gertrude & Brunswick St, this well presented residence offers terrific scope for renovation (STCA) with a deep block & 2nd street frontage to Lt George St. 2 bedrms, spacious open plan living/dining, north windows, timber kitchen & bathroom. A classic home with a bright future!

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AUCTION Sat 10 December at 12pm INSPECT Wed 12.30-1 & Sat 1.30-2 GUIDE $1,250,000 - $1,350,000 CONTACT Alexander Hill 0432 145 790 Roland Paterson 0417 367 997

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AUCTION Sat 17 December at 11am INSPECT Thu 5.30-6.00 Sat 4.15-4.45 GUIDE $1,300,000 - $1,400,000 CONTACT Charlie Barham 0400 507 688 Nicholas West 0418 559 494

CLIFTON HILL 61 Hodgkinson Street 2 Heritage Splendour With A Modern Twist This 2BR + study Victorian includes contemporary bathroom, open living and dining, modern granite-bench kitchen with Miele appliances, polished timber floors, Nobo heaters, attic storage, plus a delightful back garden with ROW access. Close to trams and trains, cafes and shops, popular schools, Darling Gardens and Edinburgh Gardens.

NORTHCOTE 4 Plant Street

AUCTION This Saturday at 11.30am INSPECT Thu 6.15-6.45 & Sat 11-11.30 GUIDE $950,000 - $1,040,000 CONTACT James Pilliner 0405 106 421 Stewart Kyle 0403 162 924

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Classic Westgarth Edwardian This tastefully renovated residence minutes from High St offers 3 double BRs (BIRs), gracious sitting room with OFP, well-equipped timber kitchen open to sunny dining zone, stylish bathroom, powder room & laundry, plus northeasterly courtyard garden & OSP, ducted heating, splitsystem a/c, ceiling fans, solar power & alarm.

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AUCTION Thur 8 December at 7.30pm INSPECT Thu 6.30-7 & Sat 10-10.30 GUIDE $1,250,000 - $1,375,000 CONTACT Arch Staver 0417 515 802 David Sanguinedo 0449 903 346

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NORTH MELBOURNE 4 Shiel Street 3 Expanded Elegance With Leafy Outlook This 3BR balconied terrace includes two bathrooms, central lounge and light-filled dining/kitchen with dishwasher, plus new carpets and polished timber floors, under-stair storeroom, bi-folds to north-facing courtyard with ROW access. Close to cafes, parks, schools (zoned to University HS), public transport and hospital/uni precincts.

NORTHCOTE 95 Beavers Road Freestanding And Fabulous! This renovated 3BR Edwardian includes study alcove, two deluxe bathrooms, lounge/dining area and new kitchen, heating and cooling, plus a private back garden with paved entertaining area, storage shed and secure off-street parking via ROW. Close to trams and trains, High Street trams and cafes, Northcote Plaza and Merri Creek trails. 52 The weekly review \ NOVEMBER 30, 2016

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AUCTION Sat 10 December at 11am INSPECT Thu 12.30-1 & Sat 10.30-11 GUIDE $1,100,000 - $1,200,000 CONTACT Peter Jones 0411 249 965 James Pilliner 0405 106 421

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AUCTION Sat 3 December at 11am INSPECT Thu 5.30-6 & Sat 10.30-11 GUIDE $960,000 - $1,050,000 CONTACT Jacqui Knapsey 0418 592 509 Kristian Lunardi 0401 810 556

BRUNSWICK EAST 123 Barkly Street 4 Captivating City-Edge Victorian Grandeur This elegant balconied terrace comprises four bedrooms (extra-large master with balcony access) and two bathrooms, formal lounge, kitchen with dishwasher and family/meals area. Add to this gas heating, open-fireplaces and high ornate ceilings, NBN, plus north-facing courtyard with undercover patio and OSP potential via ROW.

NORTHCOTE 24 Bird Avenue Perfect Position And Cool Retro Style Retaining its original charm, this captivating home comprises two bedrooms (master with BIRs) & study, central bathroom, spacious lounge/dining, kitchen/meals & rear sunroom. Add ducted heating/evaporative cooling, solar power, a private north-facing back garden with workshop & garage via side driveway. Land of 426 sq.m (approx.)

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AUCTION Sat 10 December at 1pm INSPECT Wed 6-6.30 & Sat 12.30-1 GUIDE $1,150,000 - $1,250,000 CONTACT Peter Jones 0411 249 965 Michael Fry 0418 107 413

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BRUNSWICK 101 Edward Street Victorian Prize, Extended Style This spacious 3BR home includes stylish bathroom, formal lounge and dining, light-filled open-design living/meals area and kitchen with stainless steel appliances, plus ducted heating throughout and a private north-facing back garden. Close to Sydney Road/Lygon Street cafes and renowned restaurants, Barkly Square shops, trams and trains.

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AUCTION This Saturday at 1.30pm INSPECT Thu 12.45-1.15 & Sat 1-1.30 GUIDE $1,200,000 - $1,250,000 CONTACT James Pilliner 0405 106 421 Stewart Kyle 0403 162 924

NORTH MELBOURNE 16 Scotia Street 3 On-Trend Warehouse Style This spacious conversion close to Errol St, the Vic Market, hospital precinct & transport offers flooded living/dining flowing to north-facing entertaining terrace, stylish Miele kitchen, 3 well-separated BRs (BIRs), 2 stylish bathrooms, laundry & internal-entry garage, plus polished hardwood floors, intercom, split-system a/c & solar HWS.

BRUNSWICK 25 Hardy Street

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AUCTION Sat 10 December at 2.30pm INSPECT Thu 12-12.30 & Sat 12:45-1.15 GUIDE $1,200,000 - $1,300,000 CONTACT James Keenan 0418 580 620 Andrew De Angelis 0402 039 342

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Stylish Family Living Extended and meticulously renovated, this home features three downstairs bedrooms - master with WIR and en-suite, modern bathroom, kitchen with SS appliances, open dining/ lounge (gas-log fire) - both leading out to deck with vinedraped pergola. Upstairs: versatile living area/fourth bedroom (BIRs) and en-suite - an ideal retreat.

Minutes from Rathdowne Village & Princes Park, this attractive residence with light from 3 sides & a secluded courtyard offers 2 double BRs, spacious living/dining with gas heater, bright modern kitchen, sunroom, neat bathroom, separate laundry & 2nd WC. Updated with scope for further renovation, the home features elegant period detail.

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AUCTION Sat 3 December at 3.30pm INSPECT Thu 12.30-1 & 6.15-6.45 Sat 3-3.30 GUIDE $1,450,000 - $1,550,000 CONTACT Nuno Raimundo 0415 232 059 Duncan McPherson 0416 108 436

CARLTON NORTH 173 Macpherson Street 2 So Much Light, So Well-Situated!

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THORNBURY 187 Smith Street Imagine The Possibilities! On a wide block with options to renew or redevelop (STCA), this well-presented home includes three bedrooms and contemporary-style bathroom, front lounge, open family/ meals area and updated kitchen. Add to this ducted heating, split-system a/c, plus a sizeable backyard and garage/ workshop (remote-controlled) via wide side driveway.

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AUCTION Sat 10 December at 2pm INSPECT Thur 7-7.30 & Sat 12.30-1 GUIDE $1,000,000 - $1,100,000 CONTACT Tom Alexiadis 0417 030 452 Ermes Papadopoulos 0401 578 391

141 ROBERTS STREET

Stylish, Spacious And Well-Situated! This smartly refurbished home close to St Georges Rd, schools, shops & parkland offers 3 double BRs (main with BIRs & ensuite) plus study, living and dining rooms, family room, well-equipped kitchen, bathroom and laundry, plus workshop and triple ROW access garage, new carpets, gas heating and split-system a/c.

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AUCTION Sat 10 December at 2pm INSPECT Thu 6-6.30 & Sat 1.15-1.45 GUIDE $860,000 - $930,000 CONTACT Mark Verrocchi 0413 135 935 Nick Whyte 0417 131 153

348 Orrong Rd, Caulfield Nth 9526 1999 55 Inkerman St, St Kilda 9066 4688 42 Koornang Rd, Carnegie 9563 1666 garypeer.com.au

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INSPECT FROM 10.30 A.M. “CORNER ALLOTMENT”

Tile roof double front timber home. Superbly located comp entrance hall, 2 bedrooms, separate lounge room (gas fire), dining room (gas fire) and kitchen. Features central bathroom, sleep out, shed and excellent car access to carport. Ideal opportunity to purchase in this select residential area. The property would suit a multitude of uses.

9 Harris Street NORTH MELBOURNE

Contact Tom: 0409877645 or Drew: 0409877646

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A Victorian Beauty With A Modern Edge in a Hot Inner-City Location Well located Victorian in a leafy street delivers living/ dining room, stylish kitchen, whole-floor master ensuite bedroom & a rare off-street car space doubling up as an alfresco entertaining area.

www.123samplestreetcaulfieldnorth.com www.9HarrisStreetNorthMelbourne.com

Auction Saturday 10 December 10:00am Inspect Wed 12:15-12:45 & Sat 10:00-10:30 Guide $1,000,000 - $1,100,000 02 A Contact Leon Gouzenfiter 0422 339 791 02 B Jarrod Martin 0422 094 849 01

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FITZROY 270 YOUNG STREET Estilo Apartments – Fitzroy’s latest boutique offering. Only 30 luxurious 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments to suit the most discerning owner-occupiers and astute investors. By Stoll Long Architects the apartments offer everything you could expect in a boutique building. Register your interest now at www.estiloapartments.com.au for a sneak preview prior to the public launch. Huge stamp duty savings, move in mid 2018. Price: From $490,000 to $1,995,000

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CLIFTON HILL 2 Abbott Grove Nestled in the Clifton Hill Village´s best-kept secret of tranquil Abbott Grove, this delightful Victorian is so incredibly central yet so quiet and private it´s almost hard to believe. Capturing full north light along its deep Marshall Place boundary, this picturesque one and a half-fronted home with further potential offers three bedrooms, living/ dining, kitchen with Blanco/Bosch appliances, heating/ cooling, alfresco deck and courtyard garden.

Auction

Saturday 3rd December at 10.30am

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Thursday 1-1.30pm Saturday 10-10.30am

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CARLTON 96 Barkly Street Elegant in style and stature gracing a beautiful heritage street, this attractive double-arched Italianate terrace is poised to impress with its period beauty, north-rear courtyard and potential to further improve. An exceptional lifestyle opportunity at Carlton´s historic heart near Lygon Street; the previously updated three bedroom, two bathroom interior offers complete comfort with scope to create a residence of luxury and refinement.

Auction

Saturday 10th December at 1.30pm

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Thursday 12-12.30pm Saturday 11-11.30am

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Nicholas Corby 0418 512 978 Paula Beavis 0407 267 366

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286 Queens Parade Fitzroy North 9488 0688

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NORTHCOTE 2B Creek Parade A tranquil Merri Creek family retreat on a ´country lane´ culde-sac, this remarkable three bedroom and study residence is a Westgarth revelation overlooking bushland and northfacing rear garden sanctuary. Near cafés, shops, cinema, schools, trails, trams and train station, this first-time offered architect/owner-designed home features light-drenched living and dining, stainless-steel kitchen, two bathrooms, entertainment terrace and double carport.

Auction

Saturday 10th December at 10.30am

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Thursday 6-6.30pm Saturday 1.30-2pm

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Nicholas Corby 0418 512 978 Paula Beavis 0407 267 366

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Thornbury 1-8/104 Gooch Street A very unique opportunity to purchase an entire block of 8 spacious apartments is on offer in this outstanding location. Set in the heart of Thornbury, these 8 1br apartments are currently tenanted, meticulously maintained and only moments from High Street Cafes & shopping, multiple public transport options and local parklands. Ground and first floor configurations comprise large lounge rooms, generous bedrooms, BIRs, large bathrooms and smart kitchens. Also features off street parking. Land size 747 m2 (approx). A prime residential investment and landholding.

8J 8H 8L Auction Saturday 10th December 3:00pm Price Inspect Contact office

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Contact Agent Wednesday 1pm to 1:30pm Saturday 2pm to 2:30pm Stefan Dzanovski 0404 828 723 130 Upper Heidelberg Road, Ivanhoe 9497 1990 318 High Street Preston 9470 2799 www.HauS.com.au


Ivanhoe 1&2/67 Beatty Street An unsurpassed opportunity to purchase two properties on the one title set in a much prized Ivanhoe location on 719.5 m2 (Approx) allotment. Size and scope on a significant scale is afforded by these two brilliant homes to be sold as one, ready to occupy, invest, rebuild or redevelop (STCA) creating pure lifestyle excellence. A substantial site with incomparable potential, ideally situated near parklands, schools, shopping and public transport.

5J 3H 4L auction Saturday 10th December 1:00pm Price Inspect Contact office

Contact Agent Thursday 6pm to 6:30pm Saturday 10am to 10:30am Stefan Dzanovski 0404 828 723 130 Upper Heidelberg Road, Ivanhoe 9497 1990 318 High Street Preston 9470 2799 www.HauS.com.au NOVEMBER 30, 2016 \ The weekly review 59


Land 608m2 approx. ABBOTSFORD 91-93 Charles Street, Abbotsford 3067

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Just picture the possibilities! Close to the cool cafes of Victoria St, Collingwood Station and the Convent arts precinct, experience cosmopolitan inner-city living at its best with the Yarra on your doorstep and the added appeal of a wide tree-lined street with the history of Abbotsford seemingly distilled into its DNA.Presenting a near perfect platform for the `hands-on’ market inspired by The Block, this spacious and solidly built 4BR home on a bumper 256sqm (approx.) double block is positively plump with potential for buyers ready to roll up their sleeves. Features spacious living/dining with adjacent open-plan kitchen/meals, large rumpus/games room with second kitchen and extra bathroom downstairs, reverse-cycle airconditioning, low-maintenance surrounds and a double garage.

IVANHOE 33 Abbotsford Grove 12.00pm 10th December 2016 CONTACT Anthony Cimino 0400 500 903

REFINED FAMILY ENTERTAINER, PARK TO CITY VIEWS After a century celebrating life in a prestigious locale, this magnificent 4BR and study home continues to impress with its heritage character and breathtaking views. Offers formal rooms, lounge, family room, kitchen, 3 bathrooms, pool, solar power and OSP. Auction Inspect Contact

Saturday 17th December at 12.00pm Thu 5:15-5:45pm, Sat 1-1:30pm Elisse Farquhar 0419 116 130

ESR $1,900,000-$2,000,000 Office 9497 3222 | 9459 5666 Stewart Oldmeadow 0412 119 277

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CARL CARLTON NORTH 919 RATHDOWNE RA STREET LIVE WORK AND PLAY. PLA ... Opportunity to secure an Unrenovated double storey Victorian terrace with a twist. Multi use ppty located in one of Melbourne’s highly sought boulevard locations would suit the creative individual looking for a living & working environment. Combination shop front gallery, 5 rooms, fully self contained studio apt at the rear.ROW ar ar.ROW for easy car access.

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Sale By Negotiation $1,530,000 Inspect Sat 11.30am-12pm Contact Gabriel Mercuri 0411701133

EAST MELBOURNE 6 HOTHAM STREET MODERN LIVING-BRILLIANT LOCATION LOCA This Home offers of unbeatable lifestyle situated right on the city fringe, located min to train line, MCG, parks & gardens, hospitals. Comp 3BR all with BIR’s, master w/ensuite plus large private terrace, OPL and dining (with courtyard), modern kitchen, 2 pac joinery, stone benches, gas stove & dishwasher central bathroom with WC, undercover security dishwasher, car park, features: intercom, alarm, heating & cooling. Ideal Home or as Investment. Currently returning $43,000PA $43,000P

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3A 2B 1C Private Sale $1,250,000

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Gabriel Mercuri 0411701133, Jim Pillios 0439880096

Brunswick 9387 0966

BRUNSWICK EAST 203/100 NICHOLSON STREET SMART LIVING Brand new 1BR apt, BIR’s, (40m²), offers of excellent transport, convenience and smart living. Small boutique block of only 29. Light and sunny OPL incorporating s/s gas equipped kitchen, large sliding doors to balcony. (7m²). Enjoy the cafe’s, bike trails and all Brunswick has to offer offer. fer. NOW leased at approx $17,680PA $17,680P till Sept 17.

1A 1B

PRIV E SALE PRIVAT $370,000 Inspect By Appointment Angelo Scambiatterra 0418339827 Contact

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