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hen it comes to the most memorable moments on Australian television, we have much to thank the Logies for. There was the infamous moment at the 1973 awards when US cop show star Michael Cole drunkenly slurred “sh..” – the first time an expletive was uttered on Aussie TV. Who can forget 1979, when Logies host Bert Newton quipped to special guest Muhammad Ali “I like the boy”, not realising “boy” was a racial slur in America. And this year’s “do not adjust your sets” speech by Gold Logie winner Waleed Aly, calling for greater diversity on our screens, will no doubt go down in TV history. But for me, nothing beats the moment when 2015 Gold Logie winner Carrie Bickmore donned a blue beanie in honour of her late husband who died of brain cancer. The gesture touched hearts around the country but it was also the start of a new mission for TV’s golden girl. Read about her ambitious new project inside. ●
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he golden girl of Australian television Carrie Bickmore is feeling a wee bit the goose. Weeks before the official launch of her range of fashion beanies to raise money for the cause closest to her heart, the much-loved TV presenter’s charitable foundation has all-but sold out of merchandise. “It has been a quick lesson in business,” the host of Network Ten’s The Project admits with a wry laugh. “Because I thought no one would buy one, I significantly under-ordered. I have just had to put in a new order and try and back-date product. I’m like, OK, this is quite the experience.” To be fair, becoming a beanie broker was not something the mother of two envisaged when she made her poignant and powerful speech accepting the 2015 Gold Logie for most popular personality on Australian television.
‘You know you are favourite to win, have you got a speech ready?’,” the 35-year-old recalls. “It was only after I got off the phone I thought, ‘Oh, maybe I will have to say something’. “So I sat there for an hour and I am, like, what am I going to talk about that is going to actually resonate with people? The brain cancer journey of Greg and I has shaped so much of my life. This [the Logie nomination] was about celebrating my work life, but my working life sat side by side a really challenging personal life. “My life isn’t all hair and make-up and red carpets. There have been some very challenging moments and I wanted to let people know at home they are not alone in whatever their challenge is. “The only reason I thought of the beanie was because I often think of Greg wearing one. So I called this factory about an hour and
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a half out of Melbourne and drove there and bought 100 beanies. I thought, if I don’t need them I will just give them to the homeless.” Carrie told no one of her plan except her immediate family and one friend from work. “I just kept it to myself really and, to be honest, I didn’t know if I would have the strength to do it. Even as they made the announcement all I could think was, ‘Do I take the beanie or not, do I take the beanie or not?’. But I am so glad I did because what has happened since has just completely blown my mind.”
Carrie captivated her peers attending the glittering industry event, and the watching nation when she used her acceptance speech to raise awareness of brain cancer. Her voice catching with emotion, she explained how the insidious disease not only stole her husband Greg Lange, but kills more people under the age of 40 than any other cancer and more children than any other disease. And she described how her family was irrevocably changed by brain cancer when Greg died two days after Christmas 2010 at age 34. “Over 10 years I watched him suffer multiple seizures a day, lose feeling down one side of his body, have his little three-year-old push him in his wheelchair because he couldn’t walk any more. He was an incredibly brave man … but he shouldn’t have had to go through that,” she said. She concluded the speech by donning a blue beanie – just like the one Greg used to wear to hide the scars of multiple surgeries – and appealed to colleagues to do the same the next day. Instantly, Carrie’s #beanies4braincancer was trending on Twitter. Between the glittering Paolo Sebastian gown and the incongruous headgear – the frock and the hard place – the three-time Logie winner had opened a window on her soul and the public, already adoring, loved her a little more. But it so nearly didn’t happen. Two days before the Logies, a friend voiced what all the punters were saying. “He said,
arrie was 19 and studying at Perth’s Curtin University when she met Greg. Enrolling in journalism was one of those sliding-door moments, after she turned down a scholarship to study dance at the urging of a careers adviser. “At the time, the careers adviser saying ‘you will never make a career out of dance’ was probably an irresponsible thing to say because, one, she hadn’t seen me dance and, two, I don’t think you should ever tell somebody – even though their dream is big – that it is not possible. “At the same time I am always glad she did tell me because the path my life has led has been incredibly rewarding,” says Carrie, who enjoyed the more glamorous side of the action hosting So You Think You Can Dance Australia (series four in 2010).
Born in Adelaide, Carrie moved to Perth at five with her mother Jennie following her parents’ divorce. Jennie, who would go on to become a highly regarded educator, remarried, raising Carrie along with her two elder stepsisters, Claud and Ash. Carrie describes herself as “a bit of a dag” as a teen. “I was pretty conscientious. I did my homework and had it in on time and had assignments finished days before they needed to be. I know a lot of people assume I was incredibly outgoing at school, but I was a very different person to who I am now. I was very easily intimidated. I was intimidated by other girls who I am sure now were not terrifying, but in my mind were terrifying.” With the same diligence she exhibited during her years at the Anglican all-girls school Perth College, Carrie applied herself to uni and, well before graduating in 2000, she had a gig at Perth radio station 92.9FM. In 2001 Carrie and Greg moved to Melbourne where she joined Nova 100.3.
as she had seen her mother (Dr Jennie Bickmore-Brand) work. “I grew up with my mum, who was contributing so much and working so hard and that was what I saw as the norm. Every night she would make dinner and clean up and I would see her in the study for two hours trying to complete her doctorate. I think it took her eight or nine years while raising three girls to complete. She never complained about it, just had her head down and bum up and did it.” In 2005 Carrie and Greg married and in 2007 they welcomed their son Oliver, by which time the “laughing person’s newsreader” had already become a popular television presence on Rove Live, while still working at Nova with Dave Hughes and Kate Langbroek. “I was working full-time, he [Greg] was going for treatment and we had our little boy and never knew quite what was around the corner,” she says. “We had a mortgage and it is not cheap to be sick. I often think I worked so
Greg lived to see his wife win her first Logie in 2010 for most popular new female talent for The 7pm Project – as The Project was originally known. In the hard years that followed, their son Oliver brought joy to her life. After Greg’s death came a new relationship with The Project producer Chris Walker (now producer of Charlie Pickering’s The Weekly Weekly) and in February 2015 Carrie gave birth to their daughter Evie. “I often read headlines about my new life and how I have moved forward and it amuses me, because anyone who has suffered grief will tell you it is not like that,” she says. “Grief is a really tricky thing; it is a very fluid thing and I don’t think there is ever any end point to it. But I’m OK with that. I can’t imagine it any other way. My past will always be with me, it shaped who I am today and I wouldn’t want a world where Greg wasn’t part of it. I look at my son and I see Greg. He is very much like him in different ways. We talk about him all the time.
PROJECT Part of the motivation to move east was to be closer to her father Brian – a founding executive of Austereo and its longest-serving director until his retirement in 2004. The young couple’s future looked bright, but within months Greg was diagnosed with a brain tumour – its shadow lengthening as it recurred after treatment. “Greg would often say, ‘I just feel like there is no one that understands’. There wasn’t a brain cancer community that we, at least, could find or were tapped into. “We didn’t know any other people who were in their 20s who were going through this stuff. People in their 20s are supposed to be partying, travelling the world and we just didn’t do any of that. “We never knew what each six-month scan was going to bring. It was a completely different and an incredibly isolating experience, which bought us very close together but made life challenging in different ways. I was forced to grow up very quickly.” Through it all Carrie worked, just
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incredibly hard, and whether that has helped me get where I am from a career perspective. But I wasn’t doing it from that motivation. Just working in this industry I was happy enough. And it was a great outlet as well. “There were times when Greg would say to me, ‘I don’t want you to just sit by my bedside and watch me be sick’. He wanted me to have things to come home from work and tell him about, experiences and stuff.”
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“Grief is a really tricky thing; it is very fluid & I don’t think there is ever any end point to it”
“At the same time I am also very aware that I don’t want Ollie’s life to be heavy. I want it to still have the lightness of childhood. He was obviously dealt an extremely tough card very early on and I look at him now and I am so incredibly proud of who he is. He is just a gorgeous boy.” Now, on top of the demands of a high-profile job, the needs of her family and the pressure, as ambassador for beauty brand Garnier, to look good even when she steps out on a school run, there’s the business of the beanies. Even before her latest order of beanies (available at the end of July) Carrie had reached almost $800,000 of her $1 million fund-raising target through her BrainBeats concert and public donations. She has already presented the first $250,000 grant to the Royal Melbourne Hospital Neuroscience Foundation towards developing a blood test for brain cancer. But in this particular battle there is still a very long way to go. “Like most women do, I often feel tired. I am exhausted sometimes, but when I look back at the past 15 years of my life I have this perspective of knowing that I am so fortunate that I am here, so fortunate that I can do any of this, so stop being tired Carrie and just get on with it.” ● firstname.lastname@example.org
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Aglianico’s a late-ripening grape from the Campania and Basilicata regions of southern Italy. It’s not grown much here but it’s a grape with a real future. Fresh plum and raspberry – a little pinot-like – white pepper and wild herb flavours are supported by juicy acid and sandy tannins. Note the low alcohol. ●
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called rotundone that has a strong peppery character. It comes from the skins of grapes and develops late into the ripening process. The longer the grapes hang on the vine – in cool climates that can be a month or two later than warm areas – the greater the concentration. It’s found in a range of grapes – pinot noir, riesling, graciano and durif – but most often in shiraz. It’s a character I love. ● GOT A QUESTION EMAIL \
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milia-Romagna, at the knee of Italy’s boot, is the region responsible for many of the country’s most excellent edible exports. Balsamic vinegar, parmigiano reggiano, salumi, tortellini … even spag bol! So imagine, if you will, a restaurant dedicated entirely to all of these, smartly tucked away in one of Melbourne’s laneways, with a revolving list of stupendous seasonal specials and the kind of charming staff who don’t baulk at your propensity to get excited by said menu, over-order and then ask for doggy bags. Bene! Everything’s great, but the salumi e gnocco fritto is a must if “meat donuts” are a thing you want in your life. Lard-based dough is deep-fried and turned into puffy pillows ready for mortadella mousse. The wild mushroom risotto is also remarkable: pine mushrooms and Slippery Jacks bobbing about in perfectly montecato-d wholemeal carnaroli rice. Ask for the tortellini con brodo – it’s not on the menu, probably because folding the tiny tortellini requires regular rests. For dessert, the Vienetta 2015 is not what I remember of Vienetta c1995; the ricotta mousse, semifreddo and boozy chocolate sauce is a fitting arrivederci to one of my favourite dinners of the year. ●
EATING \ Daisy Mandarins. Unlike flowers of the same name, Daisies are always on the loveable side of the citrus spectrum. Sweet yet tart, juicy yet firm – they’re exactly what you want mandarins to be. As far as I’m concerned, the Imperial reign is done. ●
COOKING \ Brussels sprouts. If you cringed as you read that, you’ve obviously never burnt them. Halve and whack them in the oven on 220 degrees, with a pinch of brown sugar, salt flakes and plenty of butter. Roast, giving the tray the odd shake, for 20-30 minutes or until the sprouts are basically ruined (you’d think). ●
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LISTENING TO \ Nazeem Hussain likes to pretend that his podcast, Burn your Passport, is supposed to put you off travelling, but even Hamish Blake’s tales of chewing on spiders can’t keep us away. ● GOING TO \ Be a #CultureVulture at the last of Arts Centre Melbourne’s Produce & Wine events for 2016 next Tuesday night (July 19). This one’s showcasing Yering Station wines (including a pretty spesh 2014 shiraz vionger, I’m told) matched with a three-course menu from executive chef Darryl Hand, and cool tunes from jazz duo Kimba & Ryan. To book, call 9281 8453 or email: membership@ artscentremelbourne.com.au ●
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pera has a reputation for being supersized. Leaving aside the cliche about plus-sized women singing, the art form is characterised by melodrama, grandiose performances and running times that can numb even the hardiest of bums. The latest production from Victorian Opera bucks this trend. At just under an hour, Cinderella aims for the smallest of crowds. Specifically, children aged three to 12. “With respect to the art of opera, it is a dying art form,” says director Libby Hill. “The audiences are getting older. It’s really important to expose kids to opera from a very young age. They don’t need to like it, but to not have an experience of it would be sort of sacrilegious.” As it is, the kids do like it. This is the third year running Victorian Opera has run a children’s program, alongside school “incursions”, for which a company member leads a workshop with a class. “All the kids who have experienced those workshops come away loving the opera. Last year, a group of kids who came to one of our shows was afterwards running madly around the Arts Centre forecourt screaming at the top of their lungs that they wanted to be opera singers, so it obviously works,”
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Libby says. The company has learnt a lot about what works by listening to the sort of unflinchingly honest reactions only children can provide. While Cinderella will be sung in the original French, each section will be preceded by an explanatory slide. Likewise, the performers have been directed to be unusually physical for opera, so the action is easy to follow. Libby says performances are a relaxed affair offering an authentic taste of opera without the accompanying snootiness. “We encourage children to giggle, to applaud and boo if you hate the stepmother.” This year’s program also includes new family opera The Pied Piper Piper. ● firstname.lastname@example.org » Cinderella, Arts Centre Melbourne, July 16 (three performances), $30-$45, victorianopera.com.au
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CIRQUE DE LA SYMPHONIE Classical meets spectacle in CIRCUS this unique fusion of circus and orchestra. For two nights only, the MSO will perform music from Dvorak, Bizet and Tchaikovsky (among others) surrounded by acrobats, contortionists, jugglers and strongmen, courtesy of US troupe Cirque de la Symphonie. It promises to be a family-friendly affair, perfect for younger folk who might dismiss classical music as lacking excitement. Cirque performances have sold out the world over, so be quick. ■ Hamer Hall, July 15 and 16, 7pm, $54-$110, mso.com.au
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GHOSTBUSTERS Yes, the Ghostbusters are back to trample on your childhood. Or so armies of internet cry-babies would have us believe. Director Paul Feig (Bridesmaids) has rebooted the ’80s classic with four of the best female comic actors in the biz. Given our current obsession with resurrecting franchises, gender-flipping does seem the best way to get more women on screen. I’m hopeful the film will prove the doubters wrong, even if the trailer has the humour skewed a little dumber than ideal. ■ Opens July 14, 116 minutes, ghostbusters.com + ONLINE \ Read Myke’s review
+ ONLINE \ WATCH THE TRAILER THREE ACTS, TWO DANCERS, CABARET ONE RADIO HOST Ira Glass doesn’t exactly have what you’d call the ideal radio voice. Nonetheless, his nasal, geeky patter hasn’t stopped This American Life from becoming an international sensation. Now he’s branching even further out of his comfort zone and joining two trained dancers onstage for a live version of his show. Yes, Ira will be dancing himself, but it’s his knack for storytelling that is the real draw. He has a gift
for finding small and unusual human tales of extraordinary power. ■ Arts Centre Melbourne, July 14 and 15, $68-$85, artscentremelbourne.com.au BEDTIME STORIES Remember that story-time TALK trance of your childhood? This Wheeler Centre event (hosted down the road at Toff) aims to recapture the sweetness and wonder of those days. Four acclaimed authors will read
versions of their grown-up books – rewritten for kiddies. Romy Ash will be offering a soothing rendition of Floundering, Lorelei Vashti will be reworking her memoir Dress Memory and George Megalogenis will be sharing fables about, er, macro-economics. Melbourne muso Laura Jean will provide the lullabies. ■ Toff In Town, July 18, 6.30-7.30pm, $10, wheelercentre.com
SHAKESPEARE ON FILM This year has seen a wealth of celebrations marking 400 years since the Bard’s death. MACBETH ACMI joins the party with a fortnight of films inspired by his works. The selection is pleasingly eclectic, featuring well-worn classics and great performances from Lawrence Olivier, Ian McKellan and Michael Fassbender, as well as offbeat picks including silent shorts, Derek Jarman’s The Angelic Conversation and ghoulish comedy Theatre of Blood. I reckon the highlight is Kenneth Branagh’s Much Ado About Nothing. ■ ACMI, July 14-26, acmi.net.au/shakespeare
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School Tours Tuesday 19 July, 9 -10am All Levels
Parents and students are invited to take a tour of our facilities and observe our students while they work. Staff will be available to discuss the school’s programme and culture. Tours depart from the foyer of the Performing Arts Centre, 55 Mont Albert Road Canterbury at 9am. For further information please contact the Registrar, Mr Peter O’Connell: 9835 1777 email@example.com www.cgs.vic.edu.au
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GOING OUT I N YO U R N E I G H B O U R H O O D
GEORGE MARTIN (THE FIFTH BEATLE) A LIVE CELEBRATION Davey Lane with Young and Hardy and the Corner Hotel present a one-off celebration featuring Beatles classics from the George Martin era. Glenn Shorrock joins the guest lead vocalists in a tribute to Sir George, who was known as “the fifth Beatle” for his work with the Fab Four, and who also produced Little River Band’s sixth studio album Time Exposure in 1981. ■ July 15, 8pm. Corner Hotel, 57 Swan Street, Richmond. Cost: $35 plus booking fee. Inquiries: youngandhardy.com OPERA Enjoy a luxury Sunday afternoon opera extravaganza. Soprano Antoinette Halloran, a regular lead with Opera Australia, will perform alongside well-loved tenor and former Operatunity star Roy Best. Melbourne’s Star Chorale, conducted by Jane Elton Brown OAM, will perform more than a dozen opera choruses by Verdi, Mozart, Tchaikovsky and Wagner. Don’t miss an enchanting afternoon of fine music.
July 17, 2.30pm. Robert Blackwood Hall, Monash University, Wellington Road Clayton. Cost: $25-$60. Inquiries: starchorale.org/next
July 20, 6.30pm7.15pm. My Bookshop, 430 Toorak Road, Toorak. Cost: $25. RSVP by Monday July 18 to 9824 2990 or email events@ mybookshop.net.au
FOOD GABRIEL GAT GATÉ Q&A Melbourne’s favourite French foodie Gabriel Gaté will discuss food, France and treasured recipes at a special evening at My COURTNEY CONWAY \ Bookshop to promote ALWAYS … PATSTY CLINE his new recipe collection Delicieux: The Recipes of France. One of our most respected chefs and food commentators, Gabriel has been a champion of French cuisine in our city for more than 30 years. Join him for an evening of food chat, travel talk, delicious food and beautiful French wines. (SUPPLIED)
THEATRE ALWAYS … PATSY CLINE Having enthralled audiences across America, Canada and the UK, Always …Patsy Cline kicks off a five-month Australian tour with the first metropolitan venue at Hawthorn Arts Centre. The role of Patsy is beautifully brought to life by Australian country music sensation Courtney
Conway. The show is based on a true story from 1961 of one wild night in Houston, when single mum Louise Seger became fast friends with her idol, Ms Patsy Cline. Louise relives her evening with Patsy as well as many of the singer’s career highlights in a touching country musical comedy. ■ July 14, 7.30pm. Hawthorn Arts Centre, 360 Burwood Road, Hawthorn. Cost: $47, concession $40. Inquiries: hawthornartscentre.com.au DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS When Ephraim Cabot brings his young bride Abbie home to their remote New England farm, he cannot foresee the turmoil her arrival will bring his family. Ephraim’s youngest son at first loathes the newcomer, but when hatred gives way to lust the resulting conflict threatens to rock the peaceful farm to its core. Nobel Prize winner Eugene O’Neill conceived Desire Under the Elms in its entirety one night as he slept and the play has the passion and intensity of a fever dream. First produced in 1924, this American classic has the power and scope of ancient Greek drama, infused with the writer’s ravishing vision of rural life. ■ Until July 24, 8pm Tuesday-Sunday; plus weekend matinees. Chapel Off Chapel, 12 Little Chapel Street, Prahran. Cost: full $38; concession/child $33; family (4 tickets, max 2 adults) $32.50; group 10+ $30; under-25s $28.50. Inquiries: 8290 7000. chapeloffchapel.com.au ● COMPILED BY JEMIMAH CLEGG
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Stranger Things \ Netflix from July 15. netflix.com.au
The latest big hitter from Netflix is a nostalgia binge-fest. It’s set in the 1980s and cherry-picks the best of that decade’s pop culture. When young boy Will goes missing after a strenuous Dungeons and Dragons session, his small town finds itself drawn into a (literally) monstrous conspiracy. Winona Ryder stars as his mum, with Matthew Modine as a sinister scientist. It’s ET meets Stephen King. ● STRANGER THINGS
Delta Goodrem \ Wings of the Wild (Sony) deltagoodrem.com
Delta comes out fighting on album number five. Dramatic opener Feline sees her turn on her detractors with claws out (her time on Cats has clearly left its mark), ready to be the “fiercest queen out in the wild”. This theme of positive thinking runs through the record (see also Wings and Enough) – it’s basically the pop equivalent of a self-help book. But there’s nothing wrong with aiming to inspire, particularly when the tunes are this confident, memorable and thrilling. ●
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Films by the Coen Brothers usually benefit from a second or third viewing and this romp through 1950s Hollywood is no exception. I’m not sure if there’s too much or too little happening (the script doesn’t reconcile parallels between religion, politics and cinema) but there’s nostalgic fun to be had. Josh Brolin plays studio fixer Eddie Mannix, with George Clooney, Tilda Swinton and Scarlett Johansson. ● MB HAIL CAESAR! \ GEORGE CLOONEY
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O V E R H E A R D … 3pm, Wednesday @ High Street Kew “What do you call it when you have a song stuck in your head? An earwig?”
KRISSY BROWN Krissy Brown is the owner of White and Co, an online store that features beautiful homewares and fashion. “We source unique finds from around the globe and pride ourselves on offering customers a specialised and personalised service,” she says. Krissy started the online store in March and has already set her sights on opening a bricks and mortar store in the near future. “After such a fantastic response since our launch, we plan to open a showroom,” she says. “It will be a space for customers to receive one-on-one styling advice from our expert team and we are planning to hold lots of fun events and workshops too.” Krissy lives in Glen Iris but finds herself gravitating towards nearby Malvern and its many cafes and parks. (SCOTT McNAUGHTON)
I N YO U R N E I G H B O U R H O O D
I love Malvern
Where do you go to buy the perfect gift? White and Co. of course! We have everything you could possibly want.
For a night out? Milton Wine Shop in Malvern Road is a favourite for a date night with my husband or drinks with friends. For a great cup of coffee? Coffee and Soul opposite Central Park. Going there for a coffee is a daily ritual that I rarely break. For a fantastic meal? Sozai Japanese restaurant in High Street Armadale is great and the food is fantastic. To get some me time? Millstone Cafe in Claremont Avenue. It’s got a great atmosphere and the best pastries and cakes you will find for miles around. To get some exercise? Central Park on a sunny day is always nice with my husband and kids or on my own for a walk. ● JEMIMAH CLEGG
White and Co whiteandco.com.au ● Milton Wine Shop 1427 Malvern Road, Malvern. 9824 5337 ● Coffee and Soul 126 Burke Road, Malvern East. 9885 1310 ● Sozai 1221 High Street, Armadale. 9824 8200 ● Millstone Cafe,10a Claremont Avenue, Malvern. 9509 0789 ● Central Park corner of Burke and Wattletree roads, Malvern East. 8290 1333
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I’m flying to New Zealand this weekend with friends, so just wineries and activities like skydiving, hiking and skiing. It will be fun and a bit of a break from work. ●
This may sound stupid but I like the dogs. This is one of the places where people are very welcoming of dogs; it’s that sort of community. ●
Stephanie Browne Australia 1210 High Street, Armadale 9500 9650 Specialises in custom jewellery, head pieces for weddings and more. Stephanie designs all the pieces herself.
Nicole Fendel Jewellery 45a Glenferrie Road, Malvern 9500 0771 Nicole is always on top of what’s on trend and thin metal bracelets, rings and necklaces in rose gold, silver and gold are what’s in right now at this store.
Collections Fine Jewellery 148 Toorak Road, South Yarra 9867 5858 The place for lovers of antique jewellery and watches. For over 30 years they have sold, valued and restored vintage pieces.
WHAT ARE YOU UP TO TODAY? I’m buying something for my mum’s birthday. I’m terrible at finding presents for her, I usually just default to buying kitchen appliances. ●
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GIVE IT A GO JEMIMAH CLEGG LENDS A HAND
JEMIMAH WITH STORE MANAGER ANGIE
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The promise Give back to the community, meet new people and learn some great skills by volunteering at the Red Cross shop in Prahran. The store is looking to recruit more volunteers to sort donations, keep the shop looking great and help customers who come in to pick up some fantastic vintage wares.
Angie shows me how to use the register, a regular customer comes in to donate some books and have a chat. Angie says locals often come by just to say hi.
The reality I’m greeted by manager Angie, who shows me where to put my bag and sets me up in the back room. Angie explains that on Mondays and Tuesdays a lot of time is spent sorting donations that came in during the weekend. I get to work tagging items to go out onto the shop floor. I’m instantly transported back to my days working in retail and get into a rhythm with the tagging gun. As I tag, other volunteers sort and steam clothes, and we all chat and laugh as we go – we’re all working, but we’re having fun at the same time.
Who should do it? Anyone really. But students looking for work experience and retirees who’d like to get back into a regular activity would really benefit.
The pay-off Though I only spend a short time helping, I feel I’ve done my good deed for the day. As
The pain factor I don’t pine for my days in retail but this feels different, as I’m working for a good cause.
The bill Just your time. Shifts are a minimum of four hours. Volunteers must have a police check.
WOULD I DO IT AGAIN?
Indeed I would – it’s always a nice feeling to lend a hand. ● Red Cross shop 188 Commercial Road, Prahran 9521 7613 volunteering.redcross.org.au
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Finch and Lane Interiors is a new homewares and furniture store that focuses on quality handcrafted wares.
57 Glenferrie Road, Malvern 9576 2683. finchlane.com.au
“We help customers develop a really beautiful space.” – Stephanie Rew, store owner
Who’s behind the counter? “it Husband and wife team Stephanie and David Rew opened the store replicates after each spending decades in the our own corporate world. home” “We came up with this concept of an interiors environment which pretty much replicates our own lifestyle and our own home,” Stephanie says. She and David pride themselves on the quality of their products, and on their ability to deliver items within two or three days of purchase.
The Iron Back Accent Chair will add a stylish twist to a dull corner, and is made from American oak and Belgian linen. $699
Who’s buying? “People who want to buy grown-up furniture,” says Stephanie. “They may be in their mid to late 30s and may have a family on the way. They’re buying investment pieces.” The store also attracts downsizers looking for special pieces and advice to help them furnish their new pads. ● JEMIMAH CLEGG
What’s in store? Furniture, homewares and a stunning collection of original vintage movie posters. “All of our furniture is made from best-quality materials; we use a lot of American oak,” Stephanie says. “It’s the best oak in the world to make furniture from, we use white oak, not red – white oak has a tighter, smoother grain.” Their upholstered furniture is all made from Belgian linen, which is not only durable but stylish.
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SOCI JUSTICE Schools with a social conscience LEARN
ustralia’s first saint, Mary MacKillop, said: “People should never see a need and do nothing to help”. She was definitely a woman of her word. Given the number of children without an education living in rural Australia at the time, St Mary of the Cross MacKillop (as she is now known) helped establish schools and worked with the poor and disenfranchised, teaching them mathematics and how to read. Her philosophy to help those in need has been adopted by schools across Melbourne. In fact, giving back to the community has a long history at Melbourne schools which, like St Mary, are inspired by their community and religious beliefs. Students and teachers often offer a helping hand through volunteering or fund-raising for charities.
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empathy for others is a key part of the curriculum, writes melissa heagney Over the years, social justice has become a mainstay of the curriculum of Melbourne schools and a way for students to learn and inspire others outside of the classroom. Catholic Education Melbourne executive director Stephen Elder says the philosophy behind social justice in schools takes inspiration from the life of Jesus and his work with the poor and marginalised. “His philosophy was to feed the hungry, love God and love your neighbour – to love everybody ‘as I have loved you’,” Stephen says. “[The] teaching really centres around what Jesus has inspired us to do.” He says, in modern times, Pope Francis has continued to inspire the Catholic and
wider community, including schools, to be of assistance and “get their hands dirty” helping those in need. “Catholic schools in and around Melbourne and Geelong have adopted several approaches and programs to making social justice and service to the community part of the curriculum,” Stephen says. “In some schools, students visit elderly citizens’ homes, engaging with and learning from community elders. They also share skills, such as teaching residents how to email family members. “When students truly engage, they are often surprised at how much they love this kind of work,” Stephen says.
Secondary schools also embark on outward-facing social justice projects overseas, where students work directly with local communities to build social capital or work in orphanages. It’s all part of providing an insight into the benefits of giving up your time to help others. “We hope the joy of giving gets into our students’ DNA and inspires them, and others, to value social justice activities as young adults,” he says. At Xavier College, the Social Justice Network extends to parents of students. The program was inspired by the students’ work in social justice programs across Melbourne and the world.
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“We hope the joy of giving gets into our students’ DNA & inspires them to value social justice activities” – Stephen Elder
Xavier, and other schools, including Siena College and Haileybury, see their work as an opportunity to make a difference in the world. Siena College principal Gaynor Robson-Garth says students are able to enhance their global perspectives. “For all at Siena College, social justice is about making a difference in the world, through compassion and service to others,” she says. “We help our students to critically examine the world and not be complacent.” Haileybury marketing director Sarah Bryant says there are multiple benefits. “For students it creates awareness of their community, as well as their own self-worth,” she says. “We all benefit from living in a just society – one that supports the law and human rights, where each individual is valued as an equal member of that society.” ● firstname.lastname@example.org
Come and Discover A CATHOLIC JESUIT COLLEGE xavier.vic.edu.au Established 1878
Xavier College Xavier College offers the International Baccalaureate World Primary Years Programme and co-education from 3-year-old Kindergarten to Year 4. We also offer a boys’ Middle Years Program from Years 5 to 8 at our two junior Campuses located in Kew and Brighton. For nearly 500 years, Jesuit education has pursued excellence in academia, sport, music, performing arts and community service. DISCOVER XAVIER IN 2016 Saturday 6 August 9:00am
Combined Tours at Senior Campus and Burke Hall Campus, Kew
Tuesday 9 August 9:15am
Open Mornings at Kostka Hall Campus, Brighton
For details please visit xavier.vic.edu.au or phone Di Odgers, Head of Admissions on 9854 5373 The Xavier Model of a Catholic Jesuit Education Early Years 3-year-old – Year 4 Co-education
Middle Years Year 5 – Year 8 Boys
Senior Years (incl. Boarding) Year 9 – Year 12 Boys
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SOCIAL JUSTICE \ S P E C I A L
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Cause I can Dollars for those in need
ach year, Melbourne schools help to raise millions of dollars for those in need, locally and internationally. Fund-raising is a large part of schools’ social justice programs. Money raised goes to causes that include cancer awareness and research charities, The Salvation Army, World Vision, Caritas and even other schools in Australia and overseas. While many fund-raisers are one-offs, some school programs have a long history. This includes the Maytime Fair that Xavier College, a Catholic Jesuit school, has held annually for 64 years. The school has raised millions of dollars for the Jesuit mission, which helps refugees, students and communities in developing
countries, including East Timor and India, as well as other Asian and African nations. Projects include improving the educational outcomes for students in these countries, offering pastoral care and advocacy for refugees, as well as medical care and social services. St Monica’s College also has a long-running fund-raiser. For more than 30 years staff have helped to raise money for the Presentation Sisters in Pakistan. The sisters run convent schools across Pakistan that provide education for poor children. Money raised by St Monica’s has helped villages in the southern Sindh region of Pakistan, especially after a 2006 flood ravaged the area. Money was also used to buy a solar water purifier for the Francis Nagar village in the same region, ensuring residents have access to clean drinking water.
Kilvington Grammar School is a Baptist school whose houses each have a nominated charity to raise money for. Every term, one of the houses – Fysh, Barrett, Fethers and Burman – runs a series of fund-raising programs. Local charities, including CanTeen and Very Special Kids, benefit from the students’ generosity. Kilvington is also involved in Operation Christmas Child run by Samaritan’s Purse. It is an annual program in which children raise money and donate toys for other children overseas. Haileybury has also taken part in this program, sending more than 500 shoeboxes of toys to children in need in the past six years. Haileybury marketing director Sarah Bryant says the school donates useful gifts to children overseas, some of whom might never have been given a gift before.
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School Tour 9.15am Thursday 28 July Registration via the website is essential 172 Burke Road, Glen Iris Ph: 9835 2700 w w w. s a c r e c o e u r. v i c . e d u . a u 24 THE WEEKLY REVIEW \ JULY 13, 2016
A Sacré Cœur education is globally-oriented, seeking always to harness the incredible knowledge, resources and people within its borders to make a profound difference in the lives of others. We are taught to be agents for change, leaders of tomorrow and strong women of compassion who have the potential to build a better world. Freya Rodway and Isobel O’Malley, 2016 School Captains
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“The boxes are sent to needy children in South-East Asia, the Pacific and Papua New Guinea,” Sarah says. Haileybury students also support The School of St Jude in Tanzania. Senior students from Castlefield House raise money for projects at the school. “The School of St Jude provides free, quality education to some of Tanzania’s poorest children,” Sarah says. “Every year, the boys fund one teacher and two students to attend and work at the school. Each year they can raise between $2000 to
$3000 and in 2016 they have set their target at $5000.” This type of fund-raising gives students the chance to see how they are changing the lives of children overseas. “The Castlefield boys receive letters from the students that they support, which take pride of place within the House Room,” Sarah says. “The boys were also able to watch online as the first batch of year 12 students graduated in 2015 – it was a very special moment.” ● firstname.lastname@example.org
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Helping hands Melbourne students learn through volunteering “While they’re not raising money, what they are doing, in terms of service, is giving these people the voice that they do not usually have.” While students at Siena College in Camberwell volunteer their time, teachers, principals and parents at the school are also involved in volunteering. Staff are regular volunteers at the St Vinnies’ soup kitchen each weekend. Principal Gaynor Robson-Garth says it’s a great way for educators at the school to lead by example. “For more than a year, staff have been volunteering at the St Vinnies soup van on Sunday evenings,” Gaynor says. “Over 20 staff are permanent volunteers on the roster, with others on a wait-list to join. “Through [teachers] sharing their experiences, students have now requested to help too, with the younger students (aged 14-17) doing food preparation and those over 18 being able to actually assist with distribution.
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ne of the strongest philosophies behind social justice in schools is, undoubtedly, volunteering. Many schools have adopted programs that allow students to volunteer time to charities and educational projects in their local communities and across Melbourne. Not only do people in need benefit, it allows students to learn from their experiences. St Monica’s College in Epping encourages students to visit the Exodus Community in the Olympic Village, West Heidelberg, not too far from the school. St Monica’s social justice co-ordinator, Fadi Elbarbar, says year 12 students visit this area to meet the people who live in the Olympic Village. It’s one of the poorest areas in the state. “They walk the streets with these people, learn about the area and how inherent poverty affects them and their families,” Fadi says. “They then sit down and discuss what they saw and how they feel.
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the world is her classroom. Strathcona extends learning beyond the classroom to connect girls with the wider world. From global service programs where students teach in Tanzania, to cultural and language immersion in France and China, Strathcona inspires girls to become ethically engaged and visionary young women. Visit our ‘School at Work’ Open Morning – it’s the best way to see Strathcona in action.
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“Not only are current staff and students involved, but past students have continued to volunteer to help,” she says. Siena’s students also volunteer internationally. Year 11 students experience life at the Kopanang Community Trust in South Africa, which brings together women in need to teach them life skills and also cares for orphans. Students live and work in the community for a fortnight. “The experience is a life-changing one for those who participate and it has a profound impact on how they see and
understand poverty and the lives of those less fortunate than themselves,” Gaynor says. Through volunteering, Xavier College students learn about the school’s Jesuit philosophy of social justice and giving back to those in need. Students are required to volunteer at least 150 hours in their senior years through programs that include teaching English to newly arrived Australians. Parents and ex-students (more than 450) are also involved through Xavier’s Social Justice Network, working locally and overseas on social justice projects.
Among its many programs, Xavier students volunteer through Rotary Gardening, an initiative in which students don gardening gloves to help those in need. They also offer their time to St Catherine’s Nursing Home and by teaching English to students who have migrated from countries where English is not their first language. Other schools, including Sacre Coeur and Loreto Toorak, are also involved in this “Friday Night School” in Richmond. Xavier College students also volunteer on Thursday afternoons after school at Yooralla Balwyn, taking part in the art circle program.
Students assist groups at the school with their works of art. At Kilvington Grammar School in Ormond students from year 7 to senior years take part in voluntary work. Year 9s work with a charity called Helping Hands, which makes prosthetic hands for people in countries including Afghanistan and Cambodia. Students also volunteer for a term at a community-based charity or organisation. Community volunteer work is also done by students at Academy of Mary Immaculate. They work with organisations, including the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, McAuley Community Services for Women and Mercy Aged Care facilities, which are near the school’s Fitzroy campus. The school’s social justice co-ordinator Sue Moran says much of the volunteering is student driven. “Students are moved by the experiences of others and are highly motivated to make a difference,” she says. “Working together to create meaningful outcomes for others is an enriching experience and one that teenagers relish as individuals and as an experience to unite them as a community. “As teachers, we are inspired to deepen their experiences with the many and varied experiences that are available to the education community.” ● firstname.lastname@example.org
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only when you’re pointed straight ahead again. I found it damn annoying; who’s driving it? But I have to admit the GLC is very safe. Autonomous braking with pedestrian identification, adaptive cruise, lane departure and blind spot warnings. This is a city SUV. It’s on 20-inch low-profile run-flat tyres so the ride can get quite harsh, especially out of town. And there’s no spare. While it handles nicely, it doesn’t come close to Range Rover’s Evoque. But it’s quiet and relaxed and there’s a tonne of torque on hand and no significant evidence of turbo lag, which along with silky nine-speed auto, makes this a very smooth operator. And the audio is a cut above. It’s also sharply priced, from $71k. Given the equipment levels, this most-expensive GLC is very good value against its major competitors. ●
makes parking and reversing brilliantly easy. As for the rest of the electronics, not so much. There are buttons everywhere; dash, doors, console, below and behind the steering wheel and on the steering wheel; there’s a control wheel on the console and there are menu systems both in the instrument cluster and the centre screen, which looks like an iPad glued to the dash. Pay attention: it’s not all straightforward. Budget a good slice of time to learn how to operate the most perplexing cruise control. The electronic park brake takes some finding. Get used to things, however, and the GLC is a nice way to travel, with plenty of usable power. The cabin is beautifully finished, the seating comfy and supportive. Back seat room is adequate and the cargo area is generous for the vehicle’s size. ●
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elbourne’s most-awarded luxury home builder has created an innovative French provincial-inspired design focused on quality, style and value for luxury home buyers. Mon Rêve by Englehart Homes is a four-bedroom two-storey house with classical French styling and the features most sought after by luxury home buyers: ground-floor guest suite, individual en suites, a butler’s pantry and zoned living areas. The 407-square metre home is designed for inner Melbourne’s standard 15.24-metre width blocks. Among an exhaustive list of inclusions the $775,000 price tag covers a solid masonry rendered facade, Daniel Robertson bricks, extra-high ceilings, Miele kitchen appliances with a second gas cooktop, rangehood and sink for the butler’s pantry, 2pac joinery, Italian porcelain tiles, and double-glazed timber windows. The design can be customised to suit individual requirements and a deluxe specification is available for $700,700. Englehart Homes managing director Ron Englehart says with land prices skyrocketing in sought-after inner suburbs such as Balwyn and Kew, luxury-home buyers are increasingly focused on value. “We have designed a subtle and elegantly understated French provincial house inspired by the styling and fitout of our award-winning La Provence home in Belmore Road. Mon Rêve’s facade has strong classical lines with engaged piers, deeply recessed tall provincial windows and a recessed front entry with a granite threshold,” Ron says. “People come to us for a structurally superior home with outstanding design and construction and we have carefully analysed what luxury-home buyers are looking for to ensure Mon Rêve delivers in every aspect
en suite with double vanity and separate toilet and shower; two more bedrooms have en suites and there’s a separate leisure area. Englehart Homes, founded in 1980 by Ron Englehart, has won more than 100 state and national awards, including HIA Professional Builder of the Year and Master Builder of the Year. ● LIZ McLACHLAN firstname.lastname@example.org
from styling to layout and finishes.” Mon Rêve’s generous ground-floor layout features a guest bedroom with walk-in wardrobe and an en suite that doubles as a powder room, a private living room, study and an open-plan dining, kitchen and family zone that embraces the covered outdoor living area with a butler’s pantry and laundry behind the kitchen. Upstairs, a splendid parents’ retreat has a walk-in wardrobe and
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The selling point A 407-square-metre French provincialinspired, four-bedroom luxury house that cleverly combines the features most sought after by high-end home buyers and a value for money price tag.
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PERSONAL SPACE AT H O M E W I T H P H I L I P B O O N
elebrity stylist Philip Boon chose the inner city convenience of a 1960s one-bedroom apartment in Windsor in 2007 after selling a country retreat in Wilsons Promontory. The Perth-born former fashion designer, who has helped style an eclectic mix of fashionistas from Magda Szubanski to footy WAGs, has lived in Milan, Germany and Miami. But he was drawn to Melbourne for its winters and design sensibility. Obsessed with the looks and designers of 1960s and ’70s, he’s usually seen wearing a 1970s suit and keeps his apartment looking chic with a vintage Kartell trolley in one corner, fashion magazines stacked in another and ’70s furniture rounding out the decor. “I love that the ’70s were all about hyper glamour and that there was a uniqueness to the design of this era,” he says. “I like to continue that theme with my apartment and have sourced many items over the years from Chapel Street Bazaar or op shops.” Philip is one half of ML Vintage – which sells the Mary Lipshut designer label here and internationally. He also hosts Fashion Torque fashion soirees with his friend, fashion designer Jenny Bannister – when they’re not scouring op shops together, of course. ● JANE ROCCA firstname.lastname@example.org
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BLUE ’60S CHAIR I bought this in 1991 in Perth. It is one of four. I had a little black convertible at the time and could only fit two in and they were $10 each. It’s still in original condition. My friends at Leonard Joel tell me you’re better off leaving things in original condition these days. Magda Szubanski has sat on this chair.
FIDDLE LEAF FIG TREE I’ve had this tree for a year and a half. It’s a bit ’70s and trendy now, but I love the organic shape. It doesn’t need water every day and is sitting on a pile of magazines – every edition of Wallpaper from Issue 1.
I have seen many reproduction versions of this, but this is the original. I bought it in North Melbourne, second-hand for $250 in 2007. I use it on the weekends mostly. I love martinis and like to think I can shake a good one.
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I bought this phone in the late ’90s from Camberwell Markets for $100. It does work but I don’t have a landline.
I bought this in 2008 because I needed a desk to work from. It goes with the other teak pieces I have. It’s an Australian brand that did a bit of that Scandinavian look. I paid $350.
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V I S I T CA P I TO LG R A N D. C O M O R CA L L C H R I ST I A N + 6 1 4 3 4 3 0 3 2 4 6 *Qantas Frequent Flyer members who purchase an Eligible Property will earn Qantas Points as follows: 1,000,000 Qantas Points for a one or two bedroom apartment, 2,000,000 Qantas Points for a three bedroom apartment. Qantas Points will not be earned on any government taxes and charges paid, including stamp duty. “Eligible Property” means a new residential property that: 1. is located at Capitol Grand – corner Toorak and Chapel Street, South Yarra; and 2. has been identified by LK Property Group or its accredited agents as a property for which purchasers are eligible to earn Qantas Points; and 3. has been purchased from an agent accredited by LK Property Group (a list of accredited agents is available at www.lkproperty.com.au).You must provide your Qantas Frequent Flyer membership number to the accredited agent prior to the payment of the deposit. Qantas Points will be credited to the nominated Qantas Frequent Flyer account(s) (a maximum of 20 accounts may be nominated) in two stages: Stage 1: one Qantas Point per dollar of the deposit price upon the contract becoming unconditional and full deposit being paid; and Stage 2: the remaining Qantas Points upon settlement of the Property and the balance of the purchase price being paid. Qantas Points will be credited to the Qantas Frequent Flyer account(s) within six weeks of the relevant payment being received under each qualifying stage. This offer applies to all contracts signed on or after 28/01/16.
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Melburnians are embracing the New York way of life
t’s something New Yorkers have known for years – the benefits of living in a luxury apartment close to everything they need. Somewhere to eat? Just walk down the street. A sneaky after-dinner cocktail? Well, it’s close by too. Looking after a garden? As Donnie Brasco would say, “Fugeddaboutit” – there’s no need. Apartments are just that low-maintenance. Melburnians are now realising that luxury apartment buildings offer a glamorous lifestyle in a great part of town with everything at their fingertips. One of the newest and most luxurious is Capitol Grand – a two-tower development in one of Melbourne’s most coveted addresses at the corner of Chapel Street and Toorak Road in South Yarra. Capitol Grand’s developers LK Property Group says Melburnians are embracing the idea of apartment living to be closer to work, parks, public transport and entertainment precincts. The company’s CEO Larry Kestelman says it’s also because apartment buildings, including Capitol Grand, have amenities such as pools, gyms, restaurants and shopping on hand. Plus, there is the value of living in a low-maintenance building. Larry says LK Property Group looked at what was happening in major cities such as New York when deciding on the look (and lifestyle) of its two-tower, 50-storey building. It has what is sure to become a landmark design from architect Bates Smart and will be the tallest building in South Yarra. In fact, none taller can be built in the area. “We looked at a lot of buildings, and not just apartment buildings, in London, Paris, Shanghai, Hong Kong – in fact, nearly all the major metropolises around the world. “We’ve particularly looked at the iconic London building, 30 St Mary Axe, more
CAPITOL GR AND Address \ Corner of Toorak Road & Chapel Street, South Yarra Developer \ LK Property Group Building & interior design \ Bates Smart STATEMENT EXTERIOR
Number of apartments \ 396 (60% sold) Sales office \ 228 Toorak Road, South Yarra. Open 10am-6pm weekdays, 10am-4pm weekends Sales \ Christian Numa 0434 303 246 Capitol Grand is an award winner, taking out the Asia-Pacific Property Awards 2016-17 for Best Residential High-Rise Development and Best Retail Development in Australia. » capitolgrand.com
commonly known as the Gherkin,” Larry says. “Our particular interest stemmed from the fact that it is recognised around the world as an iconic statement of architecture, so we explored its design to inform our own decision-making.” London may have inspired the design, but it was New York that inspired the lifestyle. “One of the central ambitions for designing Capitol Grand was to introduce New York-style luxury apartment living to Melbourne,” Larry says. It’s something, he says, Melburnians in particular are looking for. “We have buyers from mainland China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Dubai, Malaysia and Indonesia but the majority of purchasers are Melburnians,” Larry says. While they are enjoying the New York lifestyle, Melburnians definitely don’t have to pay as much for apartments. Median apartment prices in New York sit at $A1.5 million while Melbourne’s median is about $525,000. At Capitol Grand, buyers can snap up an apartment from about $600,000 giving them access to a luxury lifestyle and a South Yarra location. They’ll have access to five food and beverage outlets in the building’s retail precinct and a 24-hour concierge service. “Like the best Manhattan concierges, they will be there to let residents forget about many of life’s small tasks so they can take full advantage of the amazing lifestyle that is on offer in the immediate surrounds. “Getting the car washed, dry-cleaning done, restaurant reservations made and taxis called – these are just some of the services that will be instantly and constantly available to all residents,” Larry says. ● MELISSA HEAGNEY email@example.com
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URBAN SPACES CLASSIC EAST MELBOURNE
The selling point
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three-bedroom residence of 213 square metres with direct entry from the car park. The building above will contain 43 spacious two- and three-bedroom apartments and two sizeable penthouses. Heritage architects Lovell Chen will oversee restoration of Mosspennoch with mansion-style apartments from 167 to 273 square metres. Original features, including the hall and elements of the ballroom, will be restored. Bates Smart studio director Steve Jones says the firm wanted to create apartments that combined contemporary features with the grand style associated with East Melbourne. “The new buildings are designed to be meticulously crafted contemporary companions for Mosspennoch and the historic residential fabric of East Melbourne, incorporating stunning views over Fitzroy Gardens and Yarra Park,” Steve says. The new buildings’ grid-like frames and deep balconies with glass balustrades and floor-to-ceiling glazing will echo the large and classical proportions of East Melbourne’s heritage houses. Construction starts next month with completion expected in early 2018. ● LIZ McLACHLAN firstname.lastname@example.org
A rare offering of enormous luxury apartments with landscaped surrounds in one of Melbourne’s prized neighbourhoods.
lassic East Melbourne, comprising 67 expansive apartments in three buildings overlooking Fitzroy Gardens and Yarra Park, is ideal for well-heeled downsizers and city professionals with prices from $1.4 million to $6.5 million. The $160-million joint venture by Brookfield and Cbus Property includes the restoration of historic Mosspennoch House at 40 Clarendon Street, designed by Charles Webb, architect of the Windsor Hotel and Royal Arcade. The project’s two new buildings will be the seven-level 22 Clarendon Street next door to Mosspennoch and the 14-level Parade, around the corner in Wellington Parade, incorporating the former MCG Hotel, where in 1859 the oldest surviving rules for Australian rules were drawn up. Between the sites is the Brookfield-owned hotel Pullman on the Park, operated by Accor. Bates Smart has designed 22 Clarendon and Parade to complement Mosspennoch and create an exclusive enclave in the Fitzroy Gardens precinct. With 11 half-floor apartments and a full-floor penthouse, 22 Clarendon’s apartments are a princely 174 to 311 square metres inside with external areas of up to 153 square metres. Parade retains the facade of the former MCG Hotel, transforming it into a
MOSSPENNOCH & 22 CLARENDON
THE BUILD Address \ 22-40 Clarendon Street and 178 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne Developer \ Brookfield and Cbus Property Building & interior design \ Bates Smart and Lovell Chen Landscape design \ Tract Consultants Sales \ Colliers 1300 696 002
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Classic East Melbourne has grand garden settings and integrated outdoor living. Residents will overlook the mature trees and rolling lawns of the 26-hectare Fitzroy Gardens or 36-hectare Yarra Park and share generous garden retreats designed by Tract Consultants. Mosspennoch and 22 Clarendon will share a black-and-white tiled courtyard with low planter boxes between the buildings and a classical fountain in the centre. Parade has a large communal north-facing garden with reflection pool, arbours and pergolas. ●
Bates Smart’s design for the interiors promotes calm and a sense of escape for 22 Clarendon and Parade. The generous apartments contain special design features. Kitchens have European appliances, large stone-topped island benches with counter seating and storage. Some apartments also have butler’s pantries. Timber-veneer cabinets provide ample storage and there is space for large pantries and fridges. Bathrooms have terrazzo floor tiles, porcelain wall tiles and Corian vanities, with baths in the 22 Clarendon Street apartments. ●
Classic East Melbourne adds three luxury penthouses to the market. Parade has a garden penthouse spanning 306 square metres inside with outdoor areas of 257 square metres, and a terrace penthouse of 260 square metres inside and 52 square metres outside. The penthouse at 22 Clarendon takes up the seven-level building’s entire top floor, spanning 267 square metres plus a 153-square-metre outdoor area. The three penthouses and 22 Clarendon’s 11 half-floor apartments all have working fireplaces in their living areas. ●
Open \ By appointment » eastmelb.com.au Living area \ Mosspennoch apartments 167-273 square metres; 22 Clarendon 196-311 square metres; Parade apartments 96-306 square metres. Outdoor space \ 9-257 square metres Facilities \ Garden courtyard and terrace; car parking; storage cages Pricing guide \ Two-bedroom Three-bedroom Four-bedroom Penthouses
$1.4 million – $2.4 million $2.05 million – $3.6 million $4.5 million $4.95 million – $6.5 million
Location, location Opposite the mature greenery of Fitzroy Gardens and Yarra Park, home of the MCG. Wander through Fitzroy and Treasury gardens to Collins Street in 12 minutes or to the MCG in five minutes.
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Classic East Melbourne is an exclusive collection of three boutique residential buildings, offering discerning buyers a choice of the historic or 21st century. Luxurious 2, 3 & 4 bedroom apartments and spectacular penthouses available.
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nterior designer Richard Gasking has an elegant, worldly style that he brings to a well-curated collection of international and custom-made furniture and homewares at his family business Momu, in Richmond. Now run by Richard’s sons, Lec and Marcel, the store focuses on a sophisticated, classic aesthetic, often underpinned by symmetry. Richard gives us his top five tips for creating a balanced interior.
Start from the floor up. A timber floor will need the added comfort of a rug, which also separates the lounge area from the meals area, creating a room within a room.
BALANCED Hugo sofa, made to order, POA. Montana coffee table, made to order, POA. Barclay marble top side table, $945. Loretto table lamp, $1150. All from Momu. Gazelle Midnight cushions, $255 each, from Le Marc. Painting by Tim Maguire, client’s own.
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Establish the position for the main seating (usually sofa), leaving space at each end for side tables and lamps, creating a grouping, a new light source and breaking up the open void of the room.
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Next, decide what to use for support seating. A smaller sofa, pair of chairs, ottomans? Be sure not to line up furniture but rather offset the pieces so that they have their own separate place but are still grouped.
Be generous with the dimensions of a coffee table. It is the centrepiece of the setting and will be the layer that enables you to bring height (via accessories) into the centre of the room. Keep it within touch with your soft furniture, but allow space of at least 600 millimetres.
Avoid using small furniture in small rooms. This will only emphasise the limited space you have. Use at least one large piece – perhaps a sofa with side tables and lamps that span a whole wall. A set of pictures hanging above, and spanning almost the length of the sofa, will create a feeling of grandeur. ● email@example.com » momu.com.au
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MIRROR Oly gothic mirror, $2895, from Coco Republic (SUPPLIED)
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RUG Odbo rug, beige/brown/black, $349, from Dare Gallery
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MASTERFULLY ULLY MODERN 17 MCKINLEY AVEN A UE, MALVERN L LVERN , 3144
very suburb has them – those streets with envy-inducing, highly prized and often historic homes. McKinley Avenue, Malvern, is one of them. With the neighbouring streets off Wattletree Road, it was laid out at the peak of the 1880s boom when Melbourne earned the moniker “marvellous Melbourne”. The houses were built in the following 10 years. Many of them, red brick Edwardians on wide blocks, are still winning plaudits more than 100 years later. Take the house at number 17 for example. A real head-turner, it has gone from a traditional Edwardian to a spectacular, sophisticated contemporary home with loads of extras. It has 10 main rooms, five bedrooms, three bathrooms, powder room, study, media room, upstairs retreat and sensational open-plan kitchen and living space. And that’s just the start. Outside, a barbecue terrace overlooks gardens with a self-cleaning pool, a shallow mosaic pond and in-ground trampoline. Of course none of this would have been possible without the combined talents of architect Geoff Challis and master landscape designer Rick Eckersley. Together they have produced an unforgettable and practical family domain. The Edwardian facade is still very much intact. Painted fretwork on the front verandah contrasts with the red brick facade and the red Marseilles tiled roof. A protruding front gable has a graceful arched window. Inside, the design switch flicks to contemporary. Predominantly white interiors contrast with wide dark floorboards. Large rooms off the central hall include two bedrooms at the front of the house. The main has a spacious fitted walk-in wardrobe on one side of the original open fireplace. The en suite, on the other side of the room, has a double shower behind a frameless glass screen and two basins in a floating stone vanity. The second bedroom also has a small but elegant en suite. A study with an open fireplace and a media room open to a side garden and deck which gives a first glimpse of the
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mosaic-tiled pond. This separate entrance could also be convenient to run a business from home. At the end of the traditional hall, a full-height sliding cavity door closes off the original rooms from the contemporary extension. Dark, polished concrete floors, oak panelling, floor-to-ceiling glass and a sleek kitchen with white 2-pac cabinetry and white stone benchtop are stand-outs. A full suite of Miele appliances includes the latest induction cooktop. A well-laid-out butler’s pantry is at the end of the kitchen, with the laundry also nearby. The kitchen overlooks the meals and living area and the north-west-facing back garden with pool and in-ground trampoline. On the far wall of the living space, a pebble gas fireplace is a modern take on the old fireplace. On either side of the fireplace horizontal windows at floor height look out to the pool on the other side of the glass. An impressive “suspended” staircase with ebony coloured open-tread steps leads to the upstairs children’s zone. Here a retreat can be set up for television with plenty of room for seating and bean bags. The room opens to a balcony. Three bedrooms are just around the corner from the retreat. All have built-in wardrobes and built-in desks. One has a feature wall of green-and-white wallpaper. All three bedrooms share a bathroom which has a bath, separate shower and vanity. Grey-and-white tiling add contemporary style. A full-height sliding door separates the bathroom from the toilet and a second vanity, which should be good news in the morning rush hour. This house gets top marks for its bespoke finishes and up-to-the-minute technology. It’s got hydronic heating, ducted cooling, keyless entry, video intercom, alarm, a wine room with storage racks, remote-controlled front gates and a double carport. It is also in a prized pocket near Malvern Primary School, Malvern station, Glenferrie Road shops, restaurants and Malvern Central shopping centre. ● MARIA HARRIS email@example.com
final word “THIS SENSATIONAL HOME COMBINES ELEGANT PERIOD FEATURES WITH THE LATEST IN MODERN LIVING & IMPRESSES BOTH IN FUNCTION & FORM.” sALLY O’CONNELL – agent
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Fast facts \ Edwardian brick home renovated and extended by architect Geoff Challis: Rick Eckersley garden design; high ceilings; polished floorboards; two en suites; walk-in wardrobe to main bedroom; study with open fireplace; Miele open-plan kitchen and family area; powder room; polished concrete floors; butler’s pantry; excellent storage; wine room; pebble gas open fireplace; upstairs children’s domain; retreat; balcony; self-cleaning pool; hydronic heating; ducted cooling; intercom; double carport.
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Malvern \ 7 kilometres from the city
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Auction uction \ July 30 at 12.30pm
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SOUTH YARRA \ 32B CLARA STREET The south side of this street was developed nearly 140 years ago as workers’ single– fronted cottages. Most have been replaced with two-level townhouses. This development introduced an ingenious architectural alternative: two luxurious apartments with privacy and off-street parking. Entry to this property, which occupies the entire top and most of the ground floor of a three-level building, is via a lift at street level. The main bedroom overlooks the street and the attractive, secluded neighbourhood. Clothes storage space is generous and the bathroom is luxurious. Two double bedrooms share an equally glamorous bathroom. The rear consists of a spectacular, high-ceilinged area. A designer kitchen has a built-in freezer and refrigerator, a six-burner range and high-quality cabinetry. A glass folding door opens on to a terrace and, even in this densely populated suburb, clever architecture has ensured privacy. On the lower level, reached by the lift, are a well-appointed home theatre and a spectacular cellar. There is air-conditioning and a security system. Rich finishes – marble, large-format tiles and wool carpet – give an air of luxury to an already elegant apartment. Tucked away in a tree-lined street, it is only a block from the Toorak Road-Chapel Street intersection. The four-car garage is truly a rare feature in this suburb. ● NEIL CLEREHAN
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PROPERTY ID » 2012358238
Price \ $1.7 million +
BALWYN \ 19 NORBERT STREET
AGENTS’ CHO I CE POSTCODE
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1/7 Boston Road, Balwyn 3
3/94 Balwyn Road, Balwyn 2
Agent: Samara Bella-Coulson 0488 111 915 ................................................................. Price: $1.8 million + ................................................................. Auction: Saturday July 16 at 11.30am ................................................................. OFI: Thu 11-11.30am: Sat 11-11.30am .................................................................
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Designed by renowned architect Joe Fudge, this single-level three-bedroom home provides bright living spaces arranged around a light-filled atrium.
This two-bedroom villa offers the best of both worlds in your own private haven just around the corner from shops, eateries and city tram.
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PROPERTY ID » 2012871508
Price \ About $2 million
Auction \ July 16 at 10am
Built in 1938, this weatherboard house is a well-presented prospect, suitable not only for those looking for a Balwyn address to refresh or renovate, but also those wanting something liveable as is. Set at the mid-point of its 799-square-metre block, there are substantial front and back gardens. The house embraces its Californian bungalow identity with polished timber in the entry, living areas and bedrooms in the original part of the house. Original decorative ceilings, cornices and leadlight windows are also features. The formal living spaces have an open fireplace and bay window. Across the hall, the main bedroom has a shared en suite and walk-in wardrobe. The second bedroom, and two bedrooms in a rear extension, have built-in wardrobes. The spacious family and meals area is entered through a skylit kitchen. A bank of five curved windows across the rear frame the backyard and garden, and draw light into the living room. Expect to entertain on a large scale all year round with the covered deck. ● JULIAN HEALEY
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MALVERN EAST \ 8A PRIOR ROAD When it comes to 21st-century living, this contemporary townhouse ticks all the boxes. Recently built, the two-level residence is one of two. Its facade is characterised by clean lines, a monochromatic palette and black steel-framed windows. French oak floors lead into a study, with an eye-catching screen that separates it from the hallway. Further down is a powder room, a laundry and a cosy sitting room that opens to a side courtyard. Opposite this is a wall of timber joinery that houses an integrated fridge and freezer and deep cupboards. The kitchen is large and well equipped. White and black cabinetry creates a nice counter-balance to the textured splashback and Neolith porcelain benchtops. Cooks will be happy with the pantry and preparation space. A free-standing island acts as a divider between the kitchen and the meals and living areas. Floor-to-ceiling glass bifold doors spill out to a sheltered deck and garden, perfect for dining outdoors during the warmer months. Upstairs are three bedrooms which share a family bathroom. The main bedroom at the front of the layout takes advantage of the northern light. Acting as a bedhead, a wall hides the walk-in wardrobe area, which leads to the en suite with dual vanities. ● FRANCESCA CARTER
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PROPERTY ID » 2012894728
Price \ $1.35 million +
Auction \ July 23 at 11am
HAWTHORN \ 2/14 W WA ATTLEE R ATT ROAD POSTCODE
37 Emo Road, Malvern East 3
Agent: Andrew McCann 0414 643 744 ................................................................. Price: $1.8 million + ................................................................. Auction: Saturday July 30 at 1pm ................................................................. OFI: Thu 12-12.30pm: Sat 11-11.30am .................................................................
11/56 Darling Street, South Yarra 1
Agent: Gary Ormrod 0419 588 331 ................................................................. Price: $600,000 + ................................................................. Auction: Saturday July 30 at 11am ................................................................. OFI: Thur 5-5.30pm .................................................................
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Price \ $720,000 – $790,000
Auction \ July 16 at 11am
Wattle Road has always been a prized Hawthorn address. Only a few minutes’ walk from Scotch College and Yarra River trails and trams, this bright and relaxed villa unit epitomises ’70s style. Its rather bland exterior hides its light-filled, single-level interiors with high ceilings. The front villa of eight on the block, it has the added plus of street frontage and two courtyards. The carpeted living space showcases a high, angled ceiling, exposed brick and natural timber window frames. There is also access to the front courtyard and garden, a lovely backdrop for the main living area. The spacious kitchen and meals area is the most central point in the house and leads to the rear courtyard. Two cosy bedrooms with wardrobes are separated by a bathroom, toilet and laundry. The main bedroom has a small en suite with shower. In addition, two car spaces – one of which is covered – separate this villa unit from its neighbour. Although there is scope for updating the interiors, it has proven to be a hit with downsizers and first home buyers as is. ● JULIAN HEALEY
The irreplaceable elegance of ´Malden´ is matched by welcoming spaces while the garden´s great depth enhances options for updating when ready.
This top-floor, sun-drenched, single bedroom apartment has polished floorboards throughout. Huge two-car garage with storage a welcome amenity
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MELBOURNE, 901/469 ST KILDA ROAD
YOUR ULTIMATE FAWKNER PARK APARTMENT WITH GORGEOUS CAPTIVATING VIEWS ‘PARK CENTRAL’ Superb 9th floor apartment with stunning views, lounge/dining and private terrace, master bedroom with ensuite and balcony, 2nd bedroom with balcony, granite kitchen, atrium style meals, basement parking x 2, lifts, resident building manager, pool/gym/spa. Minutes to Botanic Gardens, the Arts Precinct, South Yarra cafes and boutiques, CBD, Toorak Road and St Kilda Road trams. AUCTION: SAT 30TH JULY AT 12 INSPECT: WED, SAT & SUN 12-12:45 Susan Wolper 0418 505 518
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72 – 76 Serrell Street, Malvern East Generous and lush landscaped outdoor spaces provide a private and peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle beyond. A modern blend of contemporary form and architectural flair in the heart of Melbourne’s leafy eastern suburbs. While trams, trains, schools and cafés epitomise Malvern East’s connectivity, the concentration of abundant parklands, manicured gardens and open green spaces epitomise its ultimate liveability. — To register your interest call Rod 0499 886 399
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HAWTHORN 2/14 Wattle Road Position, Privacy And Single-Level Style
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With its own street frontage, this immaculately-presented 2BR villa includes ensuite and main bathroom, spacious lounge through to the dining area and adjoining kitchen with dishwasher, plus two car spaces and two courtyards on title. Close to trains and trams, parks and riverside trails, renowned schools and cafe/shopping precincts.
AUCTION Sat 16 July at 11am INSPECT Thu 11.30-12 & Sat 10.30- 11 GUIDE $720,000 - $790,000 CONTACT Cameron Ingram 0415 284 844 Bruce Bonnett 0418 333 042 Kew | 9854 8888
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FITZROY NORTH 42 Barkly Street
From Factory To Contemporary Flair Built by renowned Neometro within the shell of a former steel factory, this light-filled home has been renovated to create a striking residence perfect for work-from-home living. Close to Nicholson Village, transport & schools, with exceptional outdoor living space, it incorporates a vast living/dining room opening to a stunning courtyard oasis, bespoke kitchen with premium appliances, large 4th BR/home office with own street entry, 3 BRs (spectacular main with luxury ensuite & dressing room), family bathroom, powder room & concealed laundry. Including an entry courtyard & OSP, it includes polished floors, ducted heating and split-system a/c.
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HAWTHORN 12 Brook Street
Sat 30 July at 12pm Wed 12.30-1 & Sat 12-12.45 Fitzroy | 9417 1956 Rick Daniel 0409 737 985 Arch Staver 0417 515 802
A Private And Luxurious Sanctuary Just Moments From The River Brook St is a collection of 5 ultra-luxury town homes presented by Neil Architecture & MLS Built in the highly coveted, riverside precinct of Hawthorn West. Set within exquisitely landscaped gardens, these superb contemporary homes feature 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, multiple terraces, & a private, dedicated lift operating from a secure garage. Featuring: *Detailed joinery & luxurious finishes *A meticulous landscape design by John Patrick with a focus on privacy and seclusion *Private lift access *Individual, private garage with side by side parking *Premium fixtures & fittings including Miele appliances *Oak timber floors *High ceilings. www.brookst.com.au
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1167 Burke Burk Road, Kew
WHEN POSITION IS IMPORTANT Stunning Victorian masterpiece with charm and modern design. Walking distance to the beach, tram, MSAC and Albert Park Village. Comprising 2 bedrooms, designer kitchen, European laundry and stunning bathroom. Living room with double doors opening to decked northern courtyard with rear pedestrian access. Features include polished timber floors plus heating and cooling. Sparkling presentation with nothing to spend. Auction Saturday 23 July at 12pm VIEW: Tues & Thurs 12:45-1:15pm Geoff Cayzer 9690 9782 Simon Hicks 0488 488 999 330 Montague Street Albert Park 9699 5999 • cayzer.com.au
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50 Hopetoun Road TOORAK EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST Monday 8th August at 3.00pm Substantial elevated 1930â€™s family home set on a generous allotment of 1870m2 approx. offering magnificent street appeal, abundant formal and informal living spaces, up to 7 bedrooms, North South tennis court and in ground pool. Superbly located in one of Toorakâ€™s finest boulevards, this sizeable and extended family home provides comfortable accommodation ready to move in today with scope for cosmetic enhancement in an area where capital investment is rewarded. Comprising: Wide entrance hall, 3 formal rooms each with OFP, updated kitchen, family room, 3 bathrooms, powder room, double garage and carport for 4 cars. www.50hopetounroad-toorak.com VIEW Wednesday 12.00-12.30pm & Saturday 1.00-1.30pm Michael Ebeling 0418 338 811 | Mark Wridgway 0419 510 777 | Toorak Office 03 9826 1000 | rtedgar.com.au 64 The weekly review \ JULY 13, 2016
1A Cloverdale Avenue TOORAK AUCTION Saturday 30th July at 12.00pm Superbly positioned only a short stroll to Toorak Village shops and restaurants and Como Park is this spacious light filled single level town residence. Comprising entrance hall, study/3rd bedroom with built in bookshelves, 2 further bedrooms, main with WIR's and double vanity skylit ensuite, central bathroom, guest w/c, separate laundry, huge open plan living/dining room spaces opening to low maintenance North facing paved courtyard, black granite kitchen with both Miele and Smeg appliances and 2nd West facing courtyard. Other features include hydronic heating, cooling, alarm and internal access from double lock up garage. www.1acloverdaleavenue-toorak.com VIEW Wednesday & Saturday 12.00-12.00pm Anthony Grimwade 0418 382 226 | Tim Wilson 0419 726 769 | James Paull 0430 338 348 | Toorak Office 03 9826 1000 | rtedgar.com.au JULY 13, 2016 \ The weekly review 65
Penthouse, 324 Glenferrie Road MALVERN AUCTION Saturday 30th July at 11.00am Sensational whole floor Penthouse with 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms in a boutique complex of only 5, capturing contemporary style and breathtaking views to the Dandenong and Yarra Ranges, in a highly sought after locale. Showcasing exceptional scale, northern light, direct lift access to private entry foyer, open plan living/dining, 2 entertaining terraces, kitchen with adjoining meals, master with en suite/dressing room, 4th bedroom/library, 2nd en suite, 2 WIRs, powder room, fitted laundry. Including open fire place, zoned ducted heating/cooling, video intercom and secure basement garaging for 3 cars, plus 3 storage rooms. www.penthouse324glenferrieroad-malvern.com VIEW Wednesday 11.00-11.30am & Saturday 12.00-12.30pm Justine Harris 0407 332 618 | Mark Wridgway 0419 510 777 | Toorak Office 03 9826 1000 | rtedgar.com.au 66 The weekly review \ JULY 13, 2016
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ARMADALE 11 EGERTON ROAD Tranquil garden living, central to everything! A gorgeous garden setting with a self-contained studio complements this pretty 2 bedroom period residence in a quiet location ﬂanked by dynamic cafés, quality shopping & transport. Bathed in light, the interior blends period detail with elements of modern design alongside lovely garden views & seamless outdoor access from the open plan living & dining zone. Relax in the northwest courtyard framed with Japanese Maples. From the tranquil dining deck you’ll see the versatile studio at the rear of the garden. With reverse cycle air conditioning, this delightful home is a short stroll to trams, Malvern Central & Glenferrie Road’s shops. Possible small car parking.
Thurs 12.00 - 12.30pm & Sat as advertised
Sat 30th July- 1.30pm
Price on application
C O N TA C T
Andrew James 0411 420 788 Jack Richardson 0488 336 929
Armadale 9509 0411
HAWTHORN EAST 90 HARCOURT STREET Parkside prestige with a premium future. Beside beautiful Rathmines Road Reserve, this charming 4 bedroom home is just steps to Auburn Primary, Carey Grammar and Camberwell Girls’ Grammar schools, while Xavier, MLC, Trinity and Ruyton are just a little further along. Features a lounge room, kitchen/meals, large rumpus and a master bedroom with modern ensuite. At your leisure, decide whether to renovate and extend, or take this 588sqm approx allotment and construct a lavish new residence (subject to council approval). Stroll to the tram, Camberwell’s ever-growing shopping precinct, exciting dining experiences and the Rivoli Cinema.
Thurs 3.00 - 3.30pm & Sat 12.30 - 1.00pm
Sat 30th July - 11.00am
Price on application
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Maurice DiMarzio 0419 182 276 Timothy Mursell 0419 800 709
Balwyn/Hawthorn 9830 7000
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MALVERN 36 HUNTER STREET Fabulous family living minutes from Malvern Primary Skilfully renovated, this magniﬁcent 4-bedroom, 2-bathroom residence seamlessly transitions from its weatherboard Federation facade to a stunning contemporary rear extension, celebrating space, light and designer style. Elegantly detailed spaces cater to every occasion from the glassed dining room to the spacious living room and sophisticated stone kitchen. A stunning garden wrapped in Lilly Pillies provide a beautiful entertaining space; while attention to detail is a high priority from a marbled ﬁreplace to integrated Bose speakers, polished ﬂoorboards and R/C A/C. This fabulous home, with carport, resides in a prized heritage streetscape close to Malvern Primary, Malvern Station and Glenferrie Road’s shops.
Thurs 1.00 - 1.30pm & Sat as advertised
Sat 30th July - 2.30pm
Price on application
C O N TA C T
Andrew James 0411 420 788 Walter Summons 0438 576 233
Armadale 9509 0411
MALVERN EAST 114 TOORONGA ROAD A superb family sanctuary with designer style. Northern light ﬁlters throughout a series of living areas to create a stunning light-ﬁlled environment of utter exclusivity in this exceptionally quiet, classically elegant and beautifully detailed six-year-old single-level 4 bedroom, two-bathroom, powder room residence. Add to that a stunning entertainer’s zoned stone kitchen, butler’s pantry, deep north-facing deck and garden with sauna designed in a series of entertaining zones, ROW access to a secure remote control double carport, secured front gate access, intercom system and a location close to all of Malvern’s best attractions. This ﬁve star rated home is comprehensively appointed close to Malvern Primary, Penpraze and Central Parks, Monash Uni (Caulﬁeld), trams/trains and shops.
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Sat 30th July - 11.30am
Price on Application
C O N TA C T
Andrew James 0411 420 788 Tony Doh 0419 316 676
Glen Iris 9818 1888
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