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K I admit it. I am officially over winter. Sure there are some lovely things about the colder months in Melbourne – hunkering down for the film festival, mugs of Mork hot chocolate, a new pair of chunky winter boots – but enough already! Bring on spring, I say. I can’t begin to describe my delight at the first early signs of the changing of the seasons. The lighter mornings, the odd burst of Sunday sunshine and now the building anticipation for Melbourne Spring Fashion Week. The town’s fashionable set has been all aflutter with the news that rising Hollywood star Isabel Lucas is coming home as the face of our annual spring frock fest. The former Home and Away actor is fast becoming an international style icon, gracing magazine spreads and sitting front row at the big international couture shows. So we were thrilled to invite her into the TWR studio for a cover shoot and a chat about her take on the local fashion scene. Check out the result inside. ●
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Jane Rocca meets the face of Spring Fashion Week, Isabel Lucas
ne of Melbourne’s most recognisable exports, Isabel Lucas, will return at the end of the month as the face of Melbourne Spring Fashion Week. The Melbourne-born, LA-based actor, who started her career in 2003 playing Tasha Andrews on Home and Away Away, has gone on to turn heads in Hollywood blockbusters such as Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Daybreakers and most recently Careful What You Wish For. These days she divides her time between the US and Melbourne, although she spent most of last year living in Europe, filming in Barcelona and Budapest. When she got the call last month from the City of Melbourne asking her to be the face of this year’s fashion week, she couldn’t resist. “It means I get to come back to Australia and visit my parents, who split their time between the Yarra Valley and Cairns,” says Isabel, who also recently bought a home in Byron Bay. The 31-year-old, who fell in love with acting after she was discovered on a Cairns beach at 18, has never walked a fashion runway or worked as a model. But her mesmerising looks and poise have seen her become an accidental style icon, who seems equally at ease gracing magazine fashion spreads as sitting in the front row at international couture shows for Chanel and Calvin Klein. She loves Etro the label but prefers discovering emerging designers. She can’t wait for the Emerging Runway show at MSFW. She is particularly keen on brands that are eco-friendly, conscious about their carbon footprint and serious about recycling. “Nothing makes my heart get more excited than when I learn about brands who are going that extra mile to be sustainable, are made locally and aware of their impact on the planet,” she says. At MSFW opening night, she’ll wear a design by Nevenka – the local label started by Rosemary Masic, who combines a dreamy
bohemian sensibility with atelier genius. It’s the perfect fit for Isabel, who favours bohomeets-gypsy-goddess silhouettes – think delicate lace, pastel hues and a hint of floral. “I always feel a little klutzy when I describe my style,” says Isabel. “For me it’s all about comfort and fashion needs to be practical. “I have a feminine edge and I like minimal designs too. I’ve always been drawn to more gypsy styles. I love to mix and match, whether it’s vintage with new. Fashion should be fun and not too much thought to go into your outfit. I try to dress according to my mood.” During MSFW she will also wear outfits by Thurley (which she also wore at the AFI Awards), Yeojin Bae and Manning Cartell. “Australian fashion is unique and I love that there’s an energy in our designs you don’t find elsewhere,” she says. “I love Melbourne brands. They are world-class.” But for all her fashion cred, she admits she prefers to shop at flea markets over high-end boutiques. “I love market shopping,” she says. “I love Camberwell Market, Bangalow Market in Byron and the Rose Bowl in LA. “But what I love about MSFW is you can shop the looks from the runway in various stores around our city and you don’t need to feel trapped in a shopping centre. You can be in the fresh air and in daylight and have fashion at your fingertips. It’s a great thing and it really makes Melbourne unique.” Despite her star power and her history of dating famous men (Angus Stone, Chris Hemsworth, Adrian Grenier, Shia LaBeouf), Isabel is no show pony; in fact she is disarmingly down to earth. She doesn’t fit LA’s self-obsessed celebrity mould and prefers to live away from Hollywood’s buzz. She has a place by the ocean, a stone’s throw from Venice Beach and Santa Monica. She’s a 5Rhythms addict and needs regular yoga classes. She is also an ambassador for Australia For Dolphins, working to raise awareness about the slaughter in Japan.
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“Doing my bit to raise awareness seems like a natural extension of who I am,” she says. Her environmental awareness was sparked at age nine when her family moved to Kakadu for a couple of years. Her father, a pilot, had been transferred there for work, and her mother was learning Aboriginal dance and teaching autistic children. “I made friendships with Aboriginal children who taught me the importance of our Earth,” she says. “We are on the very surface of the Earth and need to be aware of that and safeguard the Earth. Its resources aren’t infinite.” ● firstname.lastname@example.org » Melbourne Spring Fashion Week, August 26 to September 2 » msfw.melbourne.vic.gov.au
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PETER WILMOTH MEETS SOME OF OUR MOST INSPIRING PARALYMPIANS
he road to Rio has been a long one for every athlete – a journey of fierce determination, enormous sacrifice and immense physical talent. But it is our Paralympians who have overcome the most extraordinary odds to compete on the international stage and whose stories inspire the most awe. It’s little wonder, then, that the Paralympic Games have emerged
from the shadow of the able-bodied Olympics to become a hugely popular event in their own right, securing their first commercial broadcast partner, Channel Seven, this year, promising 14 hours a day of live coverage. Before the games begin on September 7, here are some of the inspiring stories behind Australia’s Paralympians.
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n 2013, Emma Booth was heading home from a horse-riding event when a truck jackknifed and hit the car she was in. Her injuries included a fractured skull, punctured lung and shattered spine. She is a paraplegic. But while she was told she would never walk again, Emma was determined to ride again and is now heading to Rio for her Paralympic debut in dressage. “I got back into the horses as soon as I could,” she says. “I think everything happens for a reason and you’ve just got to take everything as it comes and make the best out of every situation.” There were times when she thought she might not get to where she is. “The thought probably went through my head when I was in hospital,” she says. “It was obviously really difficult coming to terms with the fact that I wasn’t going to be able to walk again. I think I always had in my mind that I definitely would ride again and it was a matter of how far I would be able to take that as a career. “I decided very early on I would get back in the saddle. It wasn’t until I had my first ride that I realised it had come back to me quite naturally. I’m lucky I have quite a low-level spinal cord injury so I still have a lot of control of my core and upper body, which helps.”
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Emma, 25, who lives and trains at her parents’ property at Langwarrin South, fell in with horses at age seven, riding her aunt’s big thoroughbred in Canberra. “I was tiny. I fell in love instantly, before I even got in the saddle. I always had a love for all animals and horses and riding, I get such a buzz out of it.” She acquired her horse, 14-year-old Zidane, last December. It’s a special relationship. “With any horse you’ve got to have a particular connection and feel like you mesh,” she says. “From the first time I rode Zidane it felt like we’d been a team for years. He understood what I wanted him to do.” Emma uses a Velcro strap that crosses over her thighs and elastics that hold her feet in the stirrups. There is a bar at the front of the saddle that she can use for support. And she is permitted to ride with two whips. Zidane has learnt to act on Emma’s voice commands. “He’s a really clever horse, he’s picked up my way of riding really quickly, we’ve really clicked so he’s a bit of a superstar.” Emma is excited to be in such a huge international event as the Rio Paralympics. “It’s such a big journey. I take it each day as it comes, try not to get too overwhelmed and make sure I enjoy the experience.” ●
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ristan Knowles loved all sports when he was growing up. “My dream as a kid was to play AFL football for Hawthorn,” he says. “At nine that dream was taken away when I was diagnosed with bone cancer and had my left leg amputated above the knee. “It was obviously pretty traumatic having to deal with that as a kid. Had to do chemotherapy … had to learn to walk on a prosthetic leg. I was put in remission and stayed in remission for two years.” But exactly two years later, doctors found a tumour in his lung. Tristan was 12. He underwent chemotherapy for a year. “That was a really devastating time for me because I learnt during the first (diagnosis) that the two places you don’t want to have cancer are your brain and your lung. I watched a lot of kids not make it and it seemed the kids had a tumour in their lung or their brain. “I was really scared. It was the first time I’d ever let the thought of death into my mind. I’ve always been someone who’s related things to numbers. I asked my doctor ‘What are my chances of surviving?’ My parents anticipated I’d ask this and they agreed a white lie would be the best thing so they told me 50-50. “My response at that point onwards was that I would survive. I found out later that my chances of survival were closer to 10 or 15 per cent.” At 15 Tristan found a pathway that changed his life. “I found wheelchair basketball and it sent my life in a direction I’ll be forever grateful for,” he says. Wheelchair basketball has played a “massive” role in his life. “I struggled big time after my amputation coming to terms with who I now was,” he says. “And when you find something you’re passionate about and you show potential at it, it gives you confidence. It gave me enough confidence to be myself. He recalls the moment when that confidence came. “I used to wear a cover over my leg. From a distance you couldn’t tell I had one leg. At 17, before school one morning, I ripped the cover off and went to school with it exposed. I realised I’d been trying to hide that
I had one leg. It was a really liberating feeling. I have wheelchair basketball to thank for that. “All my teammates have a different journey and challenges to overcome. I saw some of those as a lot greater than the challenges I’d been through.” Tristan, 33, lives in Spotswood and works as a financial planner with the CBA. He is engaged to be married. He was part of the men’s national team, which won gold in Beijing and at the World Championships in 2010 in Birmingham, England. The team goes into Rio with a number one world ranking. “We fell one short in London 2012, got beaten by Canadians for the gold medal,” he says. “The hurt is still very fresh and that’s what has motivated us over the past four years.” ●
llie Cole is pleased that Paralympic sport has been so strongly embraced in recent times. “It wasn’t like that at all when I was a kid,” she says. “When I went to competitions, the Paralympic events were always either at the very beginning or the very end. I’ll never forget one day I was having a medal presentation and they turned off the lights in the middle of it. Things like that just don’t happen any more.” Ellie was 14. “My dad was so angry.” Ellie, 24, had her right leg amputated when she was three after being diagnosed with a sarcoma cancer. She took up swimming eight weeks later t ’ n as part of her rehabilitation, o d s after having a prosthetic e a l p e leg surgically fitted. “I’ve o f m th “Pe still got it, it’s really small o i k w now,” she laughs. n i e ut th hlet “When I came out of b y t theatre, I still thought I t a i e n had two legs. I didn’t an isabil eo y m really understand d a so bilit that my real one s a a e had been taken s i n d o away.” a d h ’s g She felt good t i o n i w in the pool wh th g” e m and moved in so from squad az
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swimming to competitions at the urging of her coach. “I was racing adult Paralympians, 18-, 19-, 20-year-old adults. I was 11. I dived in for my very first race and my goggles fell off so I stood up and put them back on, which is a big no-no. I lost the race and cried the whole way home. I look back and realise I was a bit hard on myself. I didn’t realise the world of competitive swimming was going to be so tough. “I’d been handed everything up until that stage and that’s when I realised if I was going to do any good at anything I would have to put some effort into it. “Growing up with a disability, especially as a young girl, a lot of people I guess almost felt sorry for me so I got everything quite easy as a kid. That was probably my first real lesson that things don’t always go the way you planned and that it’s time to put some hard work in if you want to get results.” The notion of competing in the Paralympics was planted when Ellie was 12. “I remember watching the 2004 Paralympic Games on TV and thinking that there are people racing who are just like me and it would be amazing to do something like that. “At that age I really just wanted to be the best swimmer in my squad because I was swimming against kids who had two legs and two arms.” It’s a long journey from growing up in Mt Eliza to winning four gold medals at the London Paralympics and winning an OAM in 2014 for her service to Australian sport, and for Ellie it’s a bit surreal. “I’m still struggling to comprehend that I compete at the level that I do. I don’t think I’ll ever really come to terms with it.” She says swimming has empowered her. “Being part of the Paralympics has been really important for me. People with disabilities are considered a minority and when I was growing up a lot of people
just assumed I wouldn’t be able to complete day-to-day tasks like walking up a staircase. “Going to a Paralympic village and seeing a guy with no arms eating with his feet and people doing amazing things like that, finding their way around any limitation that they have, has been an important lesson to me, that it’s important to keep forging forward and being the best you can be, whatever the public may think of you. Now when I say I’m a Paralympian people don’t think of me as an athlete with a disability, they think of me as someone with a disability who’s done something amazing. It’s awesome.” Ellie meets young people with disabilities at events and realises she is inspiring. “There are kids there who have disabilities and they’ve come to watch you swim. When they tell you you’ve made a really big impact on their life, it’s pretty special. When I was young all my role models were Paralympians.” Now Ellie is trying to raise $129,000 to buy a computer-controlled waterproof prosthetic knee called an X3. “Everyone thinks I’m talking about a BMW,” she says. “It’s like walking on a real leg,” she says. “I’m hoping the knees become a bit more affordable.” Ellie, who lives in Parramatta in Sydney, has also played wheelchair basketball, spending time on the Australian under-25 wheelchair basketball squad. “I was looking at taking it up seriously but I realised I wasn’t finished with my swimming career. I’m looking at a wheelchair basketball career later.” ● email@example.com » The Paralympic Games run from September 7-18. Catch the action on Channel Seven: seven.com.au
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Aromas of peaches and grilled nuts, with a zesty citrus kick, really get the saliva going in the mouth in anticipation of the first sip. When it hits the mouth there’s broad peach and melon flavours, plus a line of grapefruit (juice and pith) flavoured acid adding refreshment. It’s aged in oak for a year, with fine, powdery tannins giving the wine a gentle grip to the finish. ●
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TO SEE & BE SEEN \ FLOWER DRUM is still one of Melbourne’s most prestigious restaurants. It has kept a reputation that was established by Gilbert Lau so many years ago.
A DATE \ WOODLAND HOUSE – I love this restaurant. It is a beautiful, romantic villa with stunning food, the best service and best wine list.
A FANCY DINNER \ ESP has beautiful decor and contemporary Australian cuisine with sexy crockery to present the food.
A QUIET DINNER \ MERCER’S RESTAURANT in Eltham is a place where you feel as if you are in the country, but aren’t that far from the city. The food is without surprises but highly technical and delicious. It is a great local restaurant.
A BIG GROUP \ L’H L OTEL GITAN (owned by Jacques and his family) has a great kitchen theatre with a good vibe, with several private rooms for different sized groups. It’s got a great mix for all ages, including a striking rotisserie with roast of the day as you arrive.
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BRUNCH \ GIANT STEPS in the Yarra Valley has a great variety of dishes with fresh regional produce.
HOSTING \ A Georgian feast at Arbory on August 21 to support Pheasant’s Tears T winemaker John Wurdeman in rebuilding his Georgian winery after a devastating fire. With top chefs from around town plus plenty of Georgian wine, there’s gonna be some Georgian dancing – I can feel it! ●
THE DRINK \ Coffee however you like it, hot chocolate, milkshakes and cocktails, including bloody marys and white peach bellinis.
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THE CROWD \ Locals choose from the new breakfast menu. Groups make a day of it in the upstairs dining room.
EATING \ I’m seeing nettle cropping up on more and more menus, which excites me greatly. It imbues such a vivid emerald hue to dishes, and adds a herbaceous zippiness to soups, pasta and risotto. ●
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ddie Perfect is back on stage with a new production of his black comedy The Beast. While less-confident playwrights might try to curry favour with their audience, Eddie is going straight for the jugular. “There’s the great saying that if you’re going to tell people the truth, you’d better make it funny or they’ll kill you,” Eddie says. The Beast, first staged in 2013 for Melbourne Theatre Company, sees three tree-changing couples brought face-to-face with the reality of life on the land. It’s a savage takedown of latte-sipping, organic-eating, bicycle-riding, middle-class Melburnians. In other words, a sustained attack on the very people most likely to pay for a ticket. Eddie says he tried not to think about the audience reaction when writing the play.
ONLINE \ Read Myke’s extended interview with Eddie talking about Offspring, Play School and fatherhood.
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“The idea of sitting in a theatre and being made to feel uncomfortable is an art that’s dying. There’s definitely a culture of outrage that demands people feel safe at all times. Theatre’s one of the last places you can see some dark, challenging stuff.” Eddie says he was surprised by how dark the script was on revisiting it. He’s now swapping a backstage role for a starring part as one half of one of the three couples. Knowing the first run was a great success has brought a new joy to rehearsals, he says, along with a willingness to resist any urges to make the characters more likeable. “Now that we know the humour works, we can really delve into the nastiness of these characters. It’s not naturalism, it’s big and ridiculous and there’s blood all over the place. If you can show people their hypocrisies in a way that makes them laugh, you’re giving them a chance to enjoy and reflect without feeling preached to, lectured at or admonished.” ● email@example.com » The Beast, Comedy Theatre, August 25 to September 4, $79.90-$129.90 thebeastplay.com
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Il Ritorno Fusing opera and circus seems OPERA to be in vogue at the moment, given last week saw Victorian Opera partner with Circus Oz for Laughter and Tears. This week, Queensland’s Circa is collaborating with composer Quincy Grant to retell Monteverdi’s The Return of Ulysses. The Helpmann Award-winning Il Ritorno is described as a “physical poem” in which six acrobats bring the hero’s journey to life, accompanied by a world-class troupe of singers and musicians. ■ Arts Centre Melbourne, August 17-20, $35-$59, artscentremelbourne.com.au ONLINE \ Watch Circa’s choreographer talk about the production CURTAINS When a disastrous leading lady MUSICAL is murdered on stage on opening night, there’s no shortage of suspects. The detective in charge of the case (himself an aspiring actor) becomes tangled up with the performance, falls in love with a young starlet and somehow manages to significantly improve the play as it continues around him. The second offering from The Production Company’s 2016 season is a brassy
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THE SHALLOWS Ex-Gossip Girl Blake Lively finds herself on the menu when her morning surf is interrupted by a great white shark. She winds up stranded a couple of hundred metres offshore, watching Jaws’ younger brother pick off anyone foolish enough to enter the water. Does she have the brains to outsmart a big fish? Can she jump the shark? No idea, but I was hooked by the trailer and am hoping for a claustrophobic thriller as terrifying as it is daft. ■ Opens August 18, rated M, 86 minutes theshallows-movie.com ONLINE \ Watch the trailer and read Myke’s review
NANCY \ BLAKE LIVELY musical comedy by the creators of Cabaret and Chicago. Simon Gleeson and Colin Lane star in this local production. ■ Arts Centre Melbourne, August 20-28, $42-$130, theproductioncompany.com.au ONLINE \ Watch the season preview
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TREVOR NOAH LIVE From this distance, US politics looks like no laughing matter. Certainly, the idea of Donald Trump getting his (statistically
smaller than average) hands on that nation’s nuclear arsenal isn’t so much side-splitting as hair-whitening. As host of The Daily Show Show, Trevor Noah has his work cut out finding the funny side, but luckily he has serious form as a stand-up comedian. His live show promises to mine similar territory, offering Trevor’s take on such pressing issues such as terrorism, racial tensions and Ebola. ■ Palais Theatre, August 31 and September 1, $79.90-$89.90, trevornoah.com ONLINE \ Watch Trevor’s stand-up
THE FIERY MAZE Some 20 years after it was PLAY conceived as a “rock concert album”, The Fiery Maze hits the stage. Music legend Tim Finn worked on the project with the late, great poet Dorothy Porter to create a journey into the darkest, fieriest places love can take us. The poet’s previously unpublished lyrics are driven by lust, paranoia and obsession. Actor/singer Abi Tucker will join Tim for this world premiere. ■ Malthouse Theatre, August 18-September 4, $35-$65, malthousetheatre.com.au
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THEATRE FIRST DATE THE MUSICAL
THE CREATORS’ MARKET The ever-popular Creators’ Market is back on. Melbourne-based event management company the Ideas Library will again bring together a unique collection of some of the best local designers, artisans, pop-up fashion and food stalls and more. Featuring nearly 40 stallholders selling home-made and handmade goods, you’ll find items here you won’t get in the shops. Specially curated so there are no more than two exhibitors selling similar items, this is one market where it’s definitely not the same old stuff. ■ August 27, 10.30am-4pm. Functions on Chapel, 255a Chapel Street, Prahran. Cost: free. Inquiries: thecreatorsmarket.com.au
JAZZ IN THE MANSION Join musicians Tamara Kuldin, Sam Keevers and Frank Di Sario for an evening of great music in the historic Mandeville Hall in Toorak. These talented jazz professionals have performed at jazz festivals around the world including the Edinburgh Jazz Festival, the Melbourne International Jazz Festival and Stonnington Jazz Festival. Enjoy jazz at Mandeville Hall and then a glass of bubbly afterwards. ■ August 27, 6-7.15pm. Mandeville Hall, 10 Mandeville Crescent, Toorak. Cost: $60. Inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org. edu.au or 9823 8157
AARON & CASEY
When online dating newbie Aaron is set up with serial-dater Casey, a casual drink at a Fitzroy restaurant turns into a hilarious high-stakes dinner. As the date unfolds in real time, the couple quickly find they are not alone on this unpredictable evening. In an unexpected twist, Casey and Aaron’s inner critics take on a life of their own when other restaurant patrons transform into supportive best friends, manipulative exes and protective parents, who sing and dance them through ice-breakers, appetizers and potential conversational landmines. ■ September 1-11, Monday-Saturday 8pm, Sunday 5pm. Chapel off Chapel, 12a Little Chapel Street, Prahran. Cost: preview $30, Monday only $39, full $49, concession $39. Inquiries: 8290 7000.
DROPLET PROJECT – WETLANDS DISCOVERY TRAIL Dress for the weather and arm yourself with just your mobile phone, or similar recording device, for this workshop, which takes place at local sites that frogs call home. Discover stories about our local wetlands and what makes them precious for frog habitat. Learn about the ecology and the importance of clean water and water consumption. Enjoy a morning tea along with this educational workshop. ■ August 20, 11am. Kew Billabong, Willsmere Park, Kew. Cost: free. Inquiries: email@example.com or 9278 4770
FESTIVAL PARTICLE BLOOM – GLOW WINTER ARTS FESTIVAL Award-winning design practice ENESS teams up with DJs and bands serving up a feast of multi-sensory delights for Particle Bloom. Combining art, technology and fun, ENESS’ work has been shown worldwide and now comes to the Glow Winter Arts Festival. Particle Bloom at Functions on Chapel takes you on a pleasure excursion of stereoscopic 3D visuals tuned to blow your mind. 3D glasses provided. ■ August 18-21. Functions on Chapel, 255a Chapel Street, Prahran. Cost: August 18, 19 and 20: $15; August 21: free. Inquiries: 8290 1333 or glowfestival.com.au ● COMPILED BY JEMIMAH CLEGG
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The science of success. With our alumnae working in bioethics, meteorology, psychology and engineering, there’s good reason for Strathcona to celebrate National Science Week. With more girls studying Science at Strathcona than the State average, we’re preparing the future scientists of Australia to make a meaningful contribution to global challenges. See Science in action at Strathcona.
School Tours Saturday 27 August Canterbury Campuses | 9.30am – 11am Year 9 Campus (Tay Creggan) | 11am – 12 noon ELC (co-ed) to Year 12 Canterbury & Hawthorn Tel: 8779 7500 www.strathcona.vic.edu.au
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The Age of Bowie By Paul Morley, Simon & Schuster, $45 simonandschuster.com.au
As one Twitter wag recently joked, future historians will note David Bowie’s death as the moment when everything started going to pot. Music critic Paul Morley has an explanation for this – we’re beyond the glorious Age of Bowie, a rich period of cultural progress and innovation. His tribute is a loving, personal one and a fittingly unconventional celebration. More than that, it’s a tribute to the life-changing impact of pop music. ●
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Armchair renovation experts will be delighted to see the return of this long-running show. This year six couples take on the mammoth task of kitting out an abandoned art deco soap factory in Port Melbourne. Channel Nine will be hoping this 12th season will appeal more broadly than last year’s, when the finale brought in the show’s lowest ratings in half a decade. As such, they’ve gone for the most diverse contestants yet. ● Midnight Special \ DVD, Blu-ray and Digital midnightspecialmovie.com
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The ex-Powderfinger frontman returns this month with the first of two linked albums. Powderfinger was one of those bands who managed to be massive without ever actually being cool (Coldplay know what I’m talking about there) and there’s a sense here that Bernard is happy just doing his own thing. This is sturdy, gentle and folk-flecked rock likely to warm the hearts of the faithful, if not raise their pulse. ●
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Those looking for something to fill the Stranger Things-shaped hole should check out this spooky thriller from Mud director Jeff Nichols. There’s a similar ’80s vibe to its tale of young boy Alton, kidnapped by his father in the hope of avoiding some apocalyptic destiny. Alton isn’t your average kid. His eyes blaze with golden light and he can summon meteor showers. It’s complex, weird and often spectacular sci-fi with surprising emotional depth. ● MB + ONLINE \ Win a Blu-ray, thanks to Roadshow Home Entertainment, and read Myke’s full review
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Joe Hajdu is an author and academic who has always been interested in cities and their people. He recently published Budapest: A History of Grandeur and Catastrophe, which took him back to his birth country, Hungary. “It brings to the fore my earliest memories of the war. Things I’d long suppressed, but which no doubt helped form me,” Joe says. He says that’s what’s interesting about cities; they influence and shape people. “Cities are where thousands, if not millions, of people interact. They create things, they build things, they invent things, they enjoy things.” Joe lives in Ashburton and loves it for its greenery and friendly people.
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Where do you go to pick up a good book? You can’t beat Jeffreys Books. They are an excellent independent bookshop and Linda Tassone and her staff bend over backwards to be helpful. For a fantastic meal? Our local shop, Eat Fish, in High Street is tops
– the fish is always fresh and there’s a wide selection. Sometimes I buy it grilled and eat it there, or fresh and bring it home to fry. For something special, I revert to my Hungarian roots and drive to The Little Hungarian Restaurant in Caulfield. Fantastic! Flavours like I grew up with. For a great cuppa? I go to E’latte in High Street at least once a week. Jimmy and Eva are very friendly. We always have good chat while I get my Earl Grey tea with milk on the side. For an interesting bottle of wine? Vintage Cellars is hard to beat. They have a good selection and are very helpful. For a bit of exercise? I have a choice of walks – along Gardiners Creek, through Ferndale Park, or along the old Outer Circle Train line. Each one has its own charm. ● JEMIMAH CLEGG » joehajdu.com
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I work at Cumulus Inc. in the city so I’ve met some pretty famous people, like Katy Perry, and I met Alan Rickman. ●
Everything is pretty walkable, it’s really easy to get around. It’s easy to get out on a day like today and get all your errands done. ●
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The reality I meet Dr Marcus McMahon, a respiratory and sleep physician at Epworth Richmond Hospital. He confirms that things I feel on a daily basis – irritable, overwhelmed and tired – could all be solved with proper sleep patterns. Next it’s an overnight stay at the hospital (where parking is free if validated). I arrive around 6pm and am escorted by Darrel, who is conducting the study, to a private room. After dinner, he’s back to connect me to the monitoring devices (there’s also a camera in the room). Sensor probes are stuck on my legs, chest, left rib, face, jaw and head. There are tubes just resting in my nostrils to monitor my breathing. Next morning, I wake up to be told I’d been in a dream state for the past 25 minutes. Two days later, I’m back to see Dr McMahon for the results. Turns out I don’t have sleep apnoea, but I do clench my jaw when I sleep. My mind was also very active.
The pay-off Options to calm my mind include getting to bed at a regular time, creating a ‘‘going to bed ritual’’ and medication. I should also see a craniofacial physio for my jaw clenching. The pain factor I highly recommend bringing your own pillow. Who should try it? Anyone who feels their sleep isn’t refreshing or is excessively tired throughout the day. The bill Most private health insurance should cover the overnight hospital stay, which is $1100 to do the sleep study. Your policy type will determine the gap you have to pay. A portion of the specialist’s bill is covered by a Medicare rebate; ask your specialist beforehand if there are any out-of-pocket expenses involved. (ISTOCK)
The promise Adults should get between seven and eight hours of sleep a night – but many of us don’t. Epworth Richmond’s sleep clinic implements treatment programs for people who aren’t getting enough shut-eye as a result of issues including sleep apnoea and insomnia.
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s a young girl growing up in East Doncaster, Ainsley Newson knew she wanted a career in science. In primary school, she was a member of the CSIRO’s Double Helix Science Club and she penned letters to her favourite astronomers. “Among my Christmas presents in early primary school were a chemistry set and a microscope,” Ainsley says. It’s no surprise then that Ainsley’s studies and subsequent work in academia have led her to become an Associate Professor of Bioethics at the University of Sydney. She has also worked at United Kingdom universities as a researcher and teacher in this field. “My job at the University of Sydney is a mix of research and teaching,” she says. “My research involves looking at the ethical implications of genomics: the investigation of our DNA. Some of my current projects include working with other researchers to look at: sequencing the whole genomes of cancer patients; what people’s attitudes are to sequencing foetal genomes and whether receiving genetic information might lead us to change our health behaviour. “On the teaching side, I lead the Sydney Bioethics Program of postgraduate coursework and run some of the subjects within it. “I also have some research students, who are looking at ethical issues in areas such as personalised medicine and altruism in genomic research.” Ainsley says her work allows reflection on advances in science – particularly medical science. “Most people will be familiar with debates such as whether it’s ever OK for a woman or couple to end a pregnancy when an abnormality is found. “Bioethics allows us to reflect on what is happening in genetics and human reproduction and whether things should progress in a certain direction or another. “Genomics is advancing rapidly and we are already seeing companies being set up to offer information without necessarily having the appropriate credentials to do so. “Academics in my discipline ask the ‘should’ questions – should everyone have their genome sequenced, for example – and we answer them by engaging in reasoned debate. Without bioethics, I fear that we would lack an important way to build in checks and balances in the development and dissemination of new medical technologies.” Ainsley says her inspiration to work in the bioethics field of science came while she was a student at Strathcona Girls Grammar in Canterbury in Melbourne’s east. “I remember reading a biology textbook in around year 10 and getting to the genetics chapter and just having a ‘Eureka!’ moment,” Ainsley says. “I found its principles very intuitive and I loved that you could solve problems by thinking them through rather than having to memorise lots of formulas. “But this was also around the time that big public debates over genetically modified food sources were happening – and I remember thinking that while the actual science of
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“without bioethics, we would lack an important way to build in checks and balances” – ainsley newson
Strathcona Girls Grammar School 34 Scott Street, Canterbury, 3126 8779 7500 strathcona.vic.edu.au genetics was great, I was more interested in its broader implications for society.” After graduating from Strathcona, Ainsley studied at the University of Melbourne and gained a Bachelor of Science with honours in human genetics, a Bachelor of Laws (awarded with honours) and a PhD in bioethics. She then moved overseas to work at various universities. It was while she was employed at the University of Bristol in 2010 that Ainsley was recognised for her work – receiving awards including the Strathcona Medal. “It was a special year for me,” Ainsley says.
“First, I was named as the Young Australian of the Year in the UK for my services to academic research in bioethics and I think the Strathcona Medal came off the back of that. “Recognition from my school, in a sea of amazing alumnae, was quite humbling. “But it was also the year I had my first child, so life changed completely.” After almost a decade living and working overseas, Ainsley moved back to Australia with her partner and two young children in 2013 to continue her work in bioethics. She is currently undertaking a research project – GeniOz – which involves a survey of
Australians about genetic testing. She’s asking Melburnians to take part. “You can help shape how policy around personal genetic testing is made in Australia, to ensure that Australians have every opportunity to make informed choices about these technologies.” ● firstname.lastname@example.org » The survey should take about 20 minutes, and there are regular draws to win a $300 voucher. Head to genioz.net.au to find out more. AUGUST 17, 2016 \ THE WEEKLY REVIEW 23
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cruise, leather, powered cargo door and heated seats. I loved the diesel. I didn’t even realise it was a diesel until I saw the badge. Driving it is effortless, it’s nicely responsive and always robust. It’s comfortable and feels solid and well-made, with excellent fit and finish. There’s pretty good room everywhere, too, including the cargo area. It’s only when you start figuring the amount of interior space that you realise this is a deceptively large car – to drive, it feels smaller than it really is. But don’t fret, it has a good back-up camera and it’s easy to reverse park, even in tight spots. The electronics can get challenging and require patience as you get to know your way around – it comes with time – but the audio is pretty good and passenger comfort is great throughout. ●
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your speed, so the motor is smooth, flexible and easy to drive. The Outback is certainly not quick off the mark but there’s solid performance at all times. And it is competent in the bush. It might not be an off-roader but it will do muddy tracks and corrugated dirt roads without a problem. It rides pretty well although it can get a bit bouncy over rough bitumen. The handling is impressive for a wagon and the rear end is tied down very well for fast, predictable cornering that always feels secure. All-wheel-drive helps here and it’s good in the wet. The Outback isn’t cheap but then you pay for quality, and some of the extra you’ve shelled out comes back to you down the track in higher resale value. Even so I think the sub-$40,000 base model, also with the diesel engine, presents better value. ●
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ottie Goldsmith lives in St Kilda in a stylish and homely 1920s apartment she has renovated. “I would describe the decorating style as simple, eclectic, Zen,” she says. She has been here for three years and lives with her cat Jagger May, named after Mick Jagger’s daughter Georgia May Jagger – whom she met when she interviewed the model’s mum, Jerry Hall. “I took my daughter Layla and we all got on so well, and I loved Georgia May so much I called my cat Jagger May.” For the past few months Tottie has been busy criss-crossing the country performing with her band the Chantoozies (with Eve von Bibra and Ally Fowler), which celebrate their 30th anniversary on August 27, Tottie’s birthday. “It started as a bit of fun in 1986 on my 24th birthday,” she says. “We didn’t go out to become a band, we just put on a show for my birthday, but it shows what energy and having the same vision can manifest.” ● PETER WILMOTH email@example.com » The Chantoozies play at The Flying Saucer Club in Elsternwick on August 27 and the Satellite Club in Wheelers Hill on September 3. thechantoozies.com
WO ODEN CARVINGS FROM ARNHEM LAND In the 1990s the Chantoozies hantoozies were invited to Arnhem rnhem Land. They hey wanted us how we looked on television – in our miniskirts, high heels, make-up. We were Priscilla Queen of the Desert before Priscilla Queen of the Desert Desert. These are a reminder of the connection of the land and the songlines and the stories.
M Y C AT J A G G E R M AY My neighbour had a rescued cat whose family got caught in a storm-water drain and Jagger May was a survivor. I think animals come to you for a soul reason. There’s here’s a need for each other and we’ve both had abandonment issues. Cats ats have a very soothing, peaceful, calm, Zen kind of vibe about them. She’s just a really good pal.
THE STONE BOWL OF SENTIMENTS Everything in this bowl came from a grandmother, mother, an aunt or my father. It’s my little eclectic bowl of my family. I light a candle in it. It’s my family in a beautiful stone bowl. And there’s a crystal ball from a profound relationship with a guy I was engaged to.
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Wearing my mum’s watch, I know that her blood pulsed underneath it. And when I’m wearing it, it’s her inside me so it’s profound. We lost our mother (Rona Newton-John) three years ago. We were really close before she died and we had a beautiful goodbye. I miss her at the moment. It goes in waves.
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I bought this 20 years ago at an arts shop on Brunswick Street. It’s gone with me everywhere. Layla (now 23) was a kid. It was originally covered in salmon suede. Within a week of having it Layla put a pen into it so I went with leopard skin, thinking “she won’t be able to mark that”. It’s Layla and I, and our growth together. AUGUST 17, 2016 \ THE WEEKLY REVIEW 25
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AGENTS INDEX ABERCROMBY’S FLETCHERS GARY PEER HOCKING STUART JELLIS CRAIG KAREN GORNALLE KAY & BURTON LUCAS MARSHALL WHITE NELSON ALEXANDER NOEL JONES RT EDGAR SOTHEBY’S WILLIAMS BATTERS WOODARDS
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POWER TO T THE POCKET 17 POWER AVENUE, E, T TOOR AK, 3142
hey used to call this part of Toorak Power’s Paddock, after pastoralist Thomas Herbert Power. In 1880, he commissioned architect Francis White to design his new home, Moonga, in Toorak Road. The house, which faced Gardiners Creek, had 36 rooms to accommodate his seven children. In 1913, the land around Moonga was subdivided to create the south end of Power Avenue. Some 20 years later, architect Arnaud Wright designed several houses in the old-English style on the west side of Power Avenue, which is now one of Toorak’s most prestigious pockets. The house at No.17, on 874 square metres, is classic old-English: white-rendered brick walls, a steeply pitched roof with brick chimneys protruding skywards, and a garage incorporated into the roofline to give it storybook appeal. Wright, known for using bay windows, included a bay in the front room to overlook the lawn and garden. The house, while retaining its original footprint, has been completely renovated. It has four living rooms, a new kitchen, study, four bedrooms, two bathrooms, swimming pool, pavilion and deck. New European oak floors, Calacatta marble and gas open fireplaces are nods to contemporary design. The building is nudging 85 but it is solid as a rock, with great proportions and excellent family accommodation. Elements of 1930s style come from the diamond leadlight window in the entrance hall, the original front door – painted glossy grey – internal timber doors and cornices. Timber panelling to shoulder height in the entrance hall would have once made the house dark but it has been painted white, like the rest of the interiors. The timber staircase is a standout – not just because it provides a gentle climb to the first floor but also because of its handsome arts and crafts balustrade and handrail. Once polished timber, it is painted white with a black handrail. Tucked away beside the staircase, the powder room, large by
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“A BEAUTIFUL 1930S FAMILY HOUSE THAT HAS BEEN BEAUTIFULLY RENOVAT RENOV ED DY – AGENT DY IN A BLUE-CHIP POCKET OF TOORAK.” HUGH HARDY Abercromby’s \ 9864 5300 in conjunction with RT Edgar \ 9826 1000
Price \ $6 million +
Private auction \ August 19
Fast facts \ English-style house designed in 1933 by architect Arnaud Wright and recently renovated; four living rooms; period and modern features, including gas open fireplaces, bay windows, decorative cornices, timber panelling and arts and crafts staircase; designer kitchen with Calacatta marble and Miele appliances; walk-in pantry; study; en suite; walk-in wardrobe; powder room; large laundry with excellent storage; plantation shutters; European oak floors; central heating/cooling; intercom; heated swimming pool; remote-controlled front gates; sought-after Toorak pocket close to Kooyong village, transport and schools Toorak \ 5 kilometres from the city
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modern standards, breaks out of the all-white theme with grey wallpapered walls. Residents are spoilt for choice when it comes to living rooms. They can move from the formal sitting room with open fireplace to a smaller living room with a view to the front garden, or relax beside the open fire in the original living room. From here, it is on to the informal dining and living zone. Several small, dark rooms were knocked out to create this large living area measuring 10 metres by 4 metres. Three sets of french doors with white plantation shutters open to the north-west-facing back garden and pool. At the end of this living/dining room, an all-white kitchen is made up of white Calacatta marble benchtops and slim-line white drawers and cabinets fitted with Miele appliances, including two dishwashers. A picture window above the double sink faces south but serves to draw light into the kitchen, as does a bay window overlooking the deck. A new laundry has a stone bench, full-height 2pac cabinets and an extra-wide sink. The stairs lead to a landing that, in turn, opens to one of the most appealing rooms on the house – the book-lined study with built-in desk. Then it’s on to the four bedrooms. The main bedroom opens to a walk-in wardrobe fitted with drawers and cabinets. The en suite, tiled in marble from floor to ceiling, has a frameless glass shower and a vanity with two basins. Views from the window of the main bedroom stretch across the garden, through the treetops and past the houses on the other side of the street. The bedroom at the front of the house has similar views. The three minor bedrooms share a bathroom with a frameless glass shower, a bath and marble tiles from floor to ceiling. ● MARIA HARRIS firstname.lastname@example.org
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ST JOHN’S ANGLICAN CHURCH A landmark in Toorak, this church has been the site for countless services and weddings for more than 150 years. saintjohnstoorak.org
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ASHBURTON \ 15 COMAS GROVE With its chook pen, vegetable patch and gigantic back garden, this property gives a nod to pre-World War II Ashburton, when the suburb was not much more than dairy farms and orchards. Just two blocks from Gardiners Creek Trail, the house is on 1078 square metres and has privacy in spades. Built three years ago, it has three living areas, ensuring family members will have their own space. Set well back from the street, the house is surrounded by established gardens by Esjay Landscapes and COS Designs. In keeping with the streetscape, which is mostly made up of interwar brick villas, the house presents a brick and rendered facade of symmetry and proportion. A wide hallway leads past a study and formal living room to the open-plan family hub. Beautifully appointed with stone tiles and white joinery, this room is designed to capture natural light. Glass doors open to the north-facing garden, which has a mix of spaces for rest, recreation and entertaining. There is also a pool, spa and an adventure playground. The first floor is given over to five bedrooms with built-in or walk-in wardrobes. At the back is the glorious main, which has a sheltered terrace, a walk-in wardrobe and a palatial en suite with luxury spa bath and double shower. ● FRANCESCA CARTER
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PROPERTY ID » 2012947747
Price \ $2.5 million +
CAMBERWELL \ 64 COOLOONGATTA GATTA ROA ROAD
Auction \ August 20 at noon
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41 Waltham Street, Richmond 4
41 Helston Street, Balwyn North 4
Agent: Hugh Hardy 0407 339 807 ................................................................. Price: $3.5 million + ................................................................. Auction: Tuesday September 6 ................................................................. OFI: Wed 5-5.30pm; Sat 1-1.30pm .................................................................
Agent: Jason Salan 0417 664 431 ................................................................. Price: $1.8 million - $1.9 million ................................................................. Auction: Saturday August 20 at 2pm ................................................................. OFI: Thu 1-1.30pm; Sat 1.30-2pm .................................................................
This evocative terrace, with a highly sought-after Richmond Hill address, has had a comprehensive architect-designed renovation.
This luxuriously-appointed contemporary family haven offers a lifetime of comfort and is within the Balwyn High School zone.
PROPERTY ID » 2012948244
Price \ $1.9 million +
Auction \ August 20 at noon
This inviting house still looks fantastic some 88 years after it was built. Having been renovated in 2000, it blends modern and period features. The facade is a delightful marriage of red brick and painted weatherboards. Inside, polished floorboards lead along the hall to the living spaces behind. Three carpeted bedrooms are near the entry. The first has a decorative strapped ceiling and built-in wardrobes. The formal lounge has split-system air-conditioning and provides access to another of the bedrooms. At the rear, the living and dining spaces are open plan. With an east-facing wall of windows and glass doors, this is an area that gets plenty of natural light. It is overlooked by the spacious kitchen, which has black granite benches and sleek stainless-steel appliances. Outside, there’s a large deck, lawn and in-ground pool. Upstairs, a parents’ zone combines the main bedroom, a study nook, walk-in wardrobe and luxuriously spacious en suite. A tandem carport takes care of parking. ● JULIAN HEALEY
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Let's eat lunch @ Richmond Hill Cafe & Larder, 48-50 Bridge Road Let's eat dinner @ Noir, 175 Swan Street Let's drink coffee @ Short Black Cafe, 140 Bridge Road
Let's eat lunch @ Caffe Romeo, 319 Doncaster Road Let's eat dinner @ Dunyazad, 329 Doncaster Road Let's drink coffee @ Hahndorf's, 107 Bulleen Road
KEW \ 51 STAW TA ELL STREET TAW The hills and gullies of Kew’s Studley Park house some of the suburb’s most interesting architecture. This solid brick modernist house was designed by noted Austrian postwar emigre architect Kurt Popper, and built in 1970. The vendor, the property’s second owner, has renovated the house, keeping within its original footprint but adding a self-cleaning pool, deck, garden and outdoor entertainment area. Along the way, she has kept the best original features while making it utterly contemporary. Aesthetically, the house is a bold brick rectangle with a flat roof. A timber balcony at the front has a garage beneath. Original crazy-paved steps in Castlemaine stone to the front door soften the exterior. Linen-like wallpaper in the living rooms was retained. The house is neatly divided between the living zones at the front, an open-plan kitchen/dining/ family area with new floors, and a bedroom wing. In the kitchen, oak timber cabinetry combines with grey Italian marble benchtops, grey cabinets and Miele appliances. Three identical children’s bedrooms are served by two bathrooms with oak cabinets, Carrara marble benchtops and Apaiser basins. The main suite is a magnificent reworking of the original. The bedroom leads to a big dressing room and on to the en suite with bath, double shower behind frameless glass and twin oval basins. ● MARIA HARRIS
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Price \ $2.3 million+
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Auction \ August 27 at 12.30pm
SOUTH YARRA \ 35 TYRONE STREET POSTCODE
17 Shaftesbury Avenue, Malvern 4
Agent: Andrew Luke 0419 154 064 ................................................................. Price: $3.5 million + ................................................................. Auction: Saturday September 3 at 11am ................................................................. OFI: Thu noon-12.30pm; Sat 1-1.30pm .................................................................
2/22-24 Parring Road, Balwyn 3
Agent: David Taylor 0411 222 544 ................................................................. Price: $1.1 million - $1.2 million ................................................................. Auction: Saturday August 20 at 11am ................................................................. OFI: Thu 2.30-3pm; Sat 10.30-11am .................................................................
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Hocking Stuart \ 9509 0411 Price \ $1.1 million – $1.2 million Auction \ August 20 at 12.30pm
This stunning c2014 residence's faultless indoor and outdoor spaces respond to family needs in a refined contemporary manner, zoned to Malvern Central.
In a quiet, no-through road leading to Beckett Park and Maranoa Gardens, this well-maintained townhouse boasts superior fittings and finishes.
Let's eat lunch @ Sissi & Co, 1290 Malvern Road Let's eat dinner @ The Malvern, corner Malvern Rd and Glenferrie Road Let's drink coffee @ Mr Fox, 1491 Malvern Road
Let's eat lunch @ Mr Hendricks, 469 Whitehorse Road Let's eat dinner @ Il Sogno, 512 Whitehorse Road Let's drink coffee @ Focus Melbourne, 439 Whitehorse Road
There’s a satisfying simplicity about this terrace house: two bedrooms, bathroom/ laundry, kitchen, and living and dining area opening to a secluded garden. It’s modern yet with elaborate Victorian ceilings and an arched hallway. It’s the sort of city-edge pad South Yarra does so well. The single-fronted house has a walled front courtyard and tessellated-tile verandah. The two carpeted double bedrooms have built-in wardrobes and one has a fireplace. Down the hall, cupboards and a concealed laundry lead to the bathroom, chic in white and turquoise with a bath, shower and leadlight window featuring a yacht. Blackbutt floors grace the open-plan area, which begins with a smart three-sided kitchen with cream stone benchtops. The spacious communal area has a Heat & Glo gas log fireplace. French doors lead west to the brick-paved courtyard, lush with bougainvillea and olive trees. There’s a pedestrian gate to a laneway. ● ALISON BARCLAY
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BALWYN NORTH \ 51 TOWER ER ROA ROAD
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Price \ $900,000 – $1 million
Auction \ August 27 at 11am
Jellis Craig \ 9810 5000
PROPERTY ID » 2012948222
Price \ $1.78 million +
Auction \ August 20 at noon
Holding nothing back, this early 1980s brick townhouse handsomely illustrates the architecture of the decade. On about 355 square metres, with a double garage at the front and residence and pool at the rear, the house is original and has been well maintained. Inside, the quintessential ’80s sunken living room is front and centre. With an open fireplace with striking copper flue and carpet underfoot, the room steps up to a dining room with sloping timber ceiling and outside to a courtyard and pool. Tucked behind the dining area, the kitchen has conservatory-style windows and a separate meals space. The three carpeted bedrooms are upstairs. The smallest has a built-in wardrobe, while the two bigger rooms have walk-in wardrobes and access to a shared balcony. The main has an en suite. There’s a family bathroom on this floor and expansive northerly views. The property is close to public transport, with Hislop Park behind and Gordon Barnard Reserve across the road. ● JULIAN HEALEY
The renovations are subtle, the extensions discreet, the garden glorious. This weatherboard house lays on the charm, offering a sanctuary to take a family from tots to teens and beyond. The house makes a compact footprint on lots of land, with plenty of room indoors complemented by a north-facing rear garden and a usable front yard with tyre swing. Two living areas give parents and kids a choice of attractive places to hang out. The original living room, at the front, has diamond-paned sash windows, picture rails and a panelled ceiling. Out the back, the modern meals and family area has jarrah floorboards and full-length windows and sliding doors to the wide, covered deck and garden. In one corner is the cream stone kitchen, which has Westinghouse cooking appliances and a Bosch dishwasher. The large study has fitted bookshelves and a desk. Two main bedrooms – one up, one down – have retreats. Bedroom three, downstairs, is a single and the fourth, upstairs, is a double. There’s a bathroom on each floor. ● ALISON BARCLAY
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7 Wimba Avenue, Kew 5
21a Albany Road, Toorak 3
2/60a Anderson Road, Hawthorn East 3
65 Hopetoun Road, Toorak 6
Agent: James Scoones 0413 872 558 ................................................................. Price: $5.5 million + ................................................................. Auction: Saturday September 3 at 2pm ................................................................. OFI: Thu noon-12.30pm; Sat 1-1.30pm .................................................................
Agent: Darren Lewenberg 0412 555 556 ................................................................. Price: $4.8 million + ................................................................. Auction: Saturday September 3 at noon ................................................................. OFI: Wed 5-5.30pm; Sat 2-2.30pm .................................................................
Agent: Anton Zhouk 0430 224 438 ................................................................. Price: $1.5 million + ................................................................. Auction: Saturday August 27 at 12.30pm ................................................................. OFI: Thu 1-1.30pm; Sat 1.45-2.15pm .................................................................
Agent: Jeremy Fox 0418 339 650 ................................................................. Price: About $11 million ................................................................. EOI: Close Friday September 9 at 3pm ................................................................. OFI: Wed & Sat 1-1.30pm .................................................................
Beautifully positioned in an exclusive pocket, this imposing home offers a floodlit tennis court and saltwater pool/spa oasis ideal for resort-style entertaining.
Simply without peer in single-level design, this outstanding apartment delivers substance and style in Toorak's finest location.
This elegant, contemporary home offers privacy, security and a tranquil living environment, with a wide entrance foyer and beautiful European parquetry floors.
Private 1930s family residence set in magnificent established garden surrounds with sweeping drive and land of 1970sqm. Situated in a wide, tree-lined street.
Let's eat lunch @ La Q, 223 High Street Let's eat dinner @ Barkers Wine Bar & Bistro, 84 Barkers Road Let's drink coffee @ Cru, 916 Glenferrie Road
Let's eat lunch @ Manhattan, 448 Toorak Road Let's eat dinner @ Bistro Thierry, 511 Malvern Road Let's drink coffee @ Mammoth, 736 Malvern Road
Let's eat lunch @ Ambrosia, 221 Camberwell Road Let's eat dinner @ The Meat & Wine Co, 482 Riversdale Road Let's drink coffee @ Bawa Cafe, 248 Burwood Road
Let's eat lunch @ Monkey Bean, 475 Toorak Road Let's eat dinner @ Bistro Thierry, 511 Malvern Road Let's drink coffee @ Mammoth, 736 Malvern Road
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MALVERN \ 3 MARY STREET Standing handsomely in a prestigious Malvern location, this is a splendid example of contemporary architecture infused with dainty detailing. The state-of-the-art, recently built two-level house is a stone’s throw from Auburn High School and Tooronga station. Inside, white and light-grey interiors contrast with fresh European oak floorboards. The entry hall leads to a spacious main living area showcasing a double-sided fireplace. The kitchen’s full suite includes an exquisite marble benchtop, large butler’s pantry, Wolf appliances, Liebherr refrigeration and two dishwashers. The laundry is nearby. Opposite, the family and meals area has large floor-to-ceiling windows. There are four bedrooms, all upstairs. The main bedroom offers a luxurious setting with an Eichholtz chandelier, a walk-in-wardrobe complete with wood-grain-laminate finish, and a marble-coated en suite with freestanding bath. A feature window frames spectacular views. The outdoors is equally high-end, with a large deck sitting above a remarkable glass-fenced pool. Designed with a family focus to make long-lasting memories, this house has two studies, a retreat, double garage, wine cellar and hydronic heating. ● SUZAN DELIBASIC
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16 Cole Court, Toorak 3
Auction \ August 20 at 10.30am
PROPERTY ID » 2012952971
532 Burke Road, Camberwell 4
83 Mount Street, Kew 5
Agent: Andrew Sahhar 0417 363 358 ................................................................. Price: $850,000 + ................................................................. Auction: Saturday August 27 at 2pm ................................................................. OFI: As advertised .................................................................
Agent: Justin Long 0418 537 973 ................................................................. Price: $2.4 million + ................................................................. Auction: Saturday August 27 at 12.30pm ................................................................. OFI: Wed 12-12.30pm; Sat 2.15-2.45pm .................................................................
Agent: Michael Fonti 0438 091 272 ................................................................. Price: $1.8 million + ................................................................. Auction: Saturday August 27at noon ................................................................. OFI: Thu & Sat noon-12.30pm .................................................................
Agent: Nick Walker 0417 330 650 ................................................................. Price: POA ................................................................. Auction: Saturday August 20 at 12.30pm ................................................................. OFI: Thu & Sat 1-1.30pm .................................................................
In a highly sought-after pocket of South Yarra is this spacious apartment with oversized entertainers' terrace, exemplifying quality and size.
This stylish town residence delivers elegant interiors, impressive dimensions and enviable entertaining spaces that are flexibly formal and informal.
Impeccably presented residence has multiple formal and family zones, al fresco entertaining, auto double garage and offstreet parking. Land of 697sqm (approx).
Immense spaces and extravagant amenity underpin this lavish home, an Englehart Homes finalist in the 1996 HIA awards.
Let's eat lunch @ Entrecote, 131-133 Domain Road Let's eat dinner @ The Botanical, 169 Domain Road Let's drink coffee @ Cafe Domain, 171 Domain Road
Let's eat lunch @ Manhattan, 448 Toorak Road Let's eat dinner @ Orita's, 34 Jackson Street Let's drink coffee @ Townhouse, 466 Toorak Road
Let's eat lunch @ Georges Restaurant, 819 Burke Road Let's eat dinner @ The Meat & Wine Co, 482 Riversdale Road Let's drink coffee @ The Baker's Wife, 414 Burke Road
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25 Victoria Avenue Canterbury 4
Under a beautiful canopy of Victoria Avenue's magnificent plane trees, set in Canterbury's most desired location, this significant and substantial Golden Mile residence delivers memorable living and entertaining spaces, generous dimensions, superb gardens, a north-south tennis court and sumptuous pool to cater to every family member's requirements.
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Beautifully appointed interiors reveal elegant formal sitting and dining rooms, two studies, informal dining and an expansive family room with bi-fold doors on either side spilling onto outdoor entertaining spaces. The stylish kitchen features state of the art appliances and stone benchtops, a butler's pantry and bar conversation area with servery.
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Ground Floor Residence, 21 Albany Road Toorak AUCTION
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35 Stonnington Place Toorak
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31 Argyle Road Kew
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1 Warringal Place Eaglemont
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15 Bromby Street South Yarra 4
AUCTION SATURDAY 703/9 Eades Street East Melbourne 2
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151 Mont Albert Road Canterbury 4
51 Stawell Street Kew 4
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9 Gildan Street Balwyn North 3
7 Glyndon Avenue Brighton 4
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Toorak Penthouse/20 Grange Road A Truly Exceptional Whole Floor 3 Bedroom + Study Penthouse
Closing Tuesday 6th September 2016 at 2:00pm
‘Brivana’ - Designed and constructed to the highest standards by Gabor Hubay Esq, all rooms of this truly exceptional whole floor 3 bedroom Penthouse open seamlessly to a beautiful terrace with panoramic city views.
Wednesday & Saturday 1:00 - 1:30pm Thursday 5:00 - 5:30pm
Comprises grand entrance hall that leads to formal sitting room and dining room, fitted study, magnificent kitchen and family room, luxurious master suite with dressing room and bathroom, 2 further bedrooms and bathrooms, powder room, laundry, triple parking plus store room with secure lift access to Penthouse. Situated only moments to the heart of the Toorak Village.
Contact Greg Herman 0411 473 307 David Colbran 0418 348 481
Melinda Ma 0468 925 666 Office
Sotheby’s Realty 9825 0555
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A3 | B2 | C2
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| 3/11 Lascelles Avenue
Elegant, Exclusive Single Level Luxury
Merely moments from Toorak Village, this substantial apartmentÂ´s two luxurious bedrooms, each with a travertine ensuite, surround a fabulous library or home office featuring a northerly terrace retreat. The refinement that is this residenceÂ´s hallmark is confirmed by huge living and dining areas and a separately zoned Gaggenau kitchen/everyday dining domain, both overlooking a landscaped courtyard. CBUS automation, heating/cooling, surround sound, double garaging and a secure store room enhance enjoyment. One of only four
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| 5 Northbrook Avenue
Irresistible Family Spaces
This refined residenceÂ´s evocative formal rooms and irresistible courtyard retreat lead to superb living/dining spaces and an open plan kitchen with a walk-in pantry overlooking north westerly outdoor areas and a solar heated pool. Four well proportioned bedrooms, two with ensuites, a third bathroom and large study/5th bedroom define the upstairs desirability of a home further enhanced by a temperature controlled wine room, ducted heating/cooling, a two car garage and additional parking in a tightly held address moments from all the areaÂ´s schools.
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| 2 Vincent Street
Limitless Family Allure
Jack Merlo gardens deliver external beauty that´s matched by DEVONIA´s brilliant interior dimensions, superb Miele kitchen/dining, terrace entertaining, BBQ bench, an elegant pavilion and north-facing retreat surrounding a solar/gas heated self-cleaning pool and spa. Up to five bedrooms and three bathrooms are complemented by an inviting upstairs children´s lounge and a separate office/retreat with its own deck. Hydronic heating, SONOS, 21,000L water tank and double carport. Desirably close to prestigious schools and Central Park. Land size 911 sqm approximately.
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| 41 Waltham Street
Hugh Hardy 0407 339 807 Jock Langley 0419 530 008 Office 9864 5300
Tuesday 6th September
Wed 5.00-5.30pm, Thurs 11.00-11.30am & Sat 1.00-1.30pm
When Elegance Meets Excellence
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------This evocative terrace has received a comprehensive, architect designed renovation in a highly sought after Richmond Hill address. A refined study and sublime formal dining room lead to fresh, fabulous living/dining spaces, a chefÂ´s kitchen and outdoor entertaining featuring a 16.5m pool. Below, a superb home cinema and wine cellar complement a home where the upstairs level delivers four desirable bedrooms and two Carrera marble bathrooms. Consummate quality. Secure parking. In a class of its own.
348 Orrong Road, Caulfield North 9526 1999 55 Inkerman Street, St Kilda 9066 4688 42 Koornang Road, Carnegie 9563 1666 garypeer.com.au Auction this sundAy 12:30
22 Jessamine Avenue PRAHRAN your Perfect Estate in Jessamine The captivating allure of this impeccable home is underpinned by an exquisite blend of period beauty with contemporary finesse. Matching the luxury of space with everything a family could need, this sophisticated domain enjoys a prestigious park-side position. Transformed by a stylish renovation & extension, the beautifully proportioned design incorporates an elegant formal lounge, separate dining, family room, study, casual meals, gourmet kitchen & a self-contained teenagerâ€™s retreat. A poolside patio & garden create a wonderful setting for entertaining.
Auction sunday 21 August 12:30pm Inspect Thurs 2:00-2:30 & Sun from 12:00 Contact Darren Krongold 0438 515 433 Sally Zelman 0412 294 488 Daniel Fisher 0409 797 560
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65 Hopetoun Road TOORAK EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST Friday 9th September at 3.00pm (Unless sold prior) This private 1930â€™s family residence set in magnificent established garden surrounds with pool, cabana and sweeping drive leading to house, land size 1,970m2, situated in this wide tree lined street within close proximity to schools, transport and Glenferrie Road shops. Comprising formal hall, formal lounge, separate dining, huge kitchen/meals area, informal sitting room and study/6 bedrooms, 3 ensuite bathrooms, main bathroom, cellar, storage room, heating and cooling. www.65hopetounroad-toorak.com VIEW Wednesday & Saturday 1.00-1.30pm Jeremy Fox 0418 339 650 | Oliver Booth 0413 975 723 | Toorak Office 03 9826 1000 | rtedgar.com.au 52 The weekly review \ AUGUST 17, 2016
215 Kooyong Road TOORAK EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST Monday 29th August at 3.00pm (Unless sold prior) Renovate this fantastic elevated light filled beautifully constructed 1970â€™s family residence with broad street frontage of 24.32m or rebuild on this large allotment. House opens to expansive terrace with in ground pool, spectacular views towards the Dandenongs, cabana and outdoor entertaining facilities. Land size 1145m2. Ideally situated within walking distance to quality private schools, transport, cafes, restaurants and shops. Comprises large entrance foyer, formal lounge, separate dining, kitchen/informal sitting area, 3 bedrooms, 2 with en suite, family bathroom, large laundry, double car garage, heating and cooling. www.215kooyongroad-toorak.com VIEW Wednesday & Saturday 12.00-12.30pm Jeremy Fox 0418 339 650 | Oliver Booth 0413 975 723 | Toorak Office 03 9826 1000 | rtedgar.com.au AUGUST 17, 2016 \ The weekly review 53
Penthouse, 60A Heyington Place TOORAK FOR SALE An expansive single level penthouse in a tranquil corner of Melbourneâ€™s premier suburb in a boutique complex of only 7. Lavishly appointed with quality fittings including Miele equipped kitchens, integrated heating and cooling, CBUS, an abundance of natural stone, tall ceilings and 2 secure basement car spaces. Offering the ideal lifestyle with generous open living spaces and sizeable terrace positioned just moments from the banks of the Yarra River and a selection of dining and entertainment opportunities. Builders appointed, Construction commencing. Act quickly to maximise stamp duty savings. www.sixtyaheyingtonplace.com.au VIEW Wednesday 12.00-12.30pm & Saturday 1.00-1.30pm Mark Wridgway 0419 510 777 | Justine Harris 0407 332 618 | Toorak Office 03 9826 1000 | rtedgar.com.au 54 The weekly review \ AUGUST 17, 2016
34 Anderson Road HAWTHORN
AUCTION Saturday 10th September at 1.30pm (Unless sold prior) This architecturally designed 5 bedroom home exudes light and space, elegantly flaunting juxtaposed texture and form. Saturated by natural light and Blackbutt floors, open plan living accommodates large gatherings, with adjacent kidsâ€™ rumpus and sunny, private deck with low-maintenance gardens. Exquisitely appointed throughout, including extensive stone kitchen and three opulent bathrooms, providing luxury to five bedrooms and study. A tranquil location opposite Anderson Park, with easy access to elite schooling, transport, shopping and convenient family lifestyle. VIEW Wednesday 2.00-2.30pm & 6.00-6.30pm, Saturday 12.00-12.30pm Anne Mackie Kinder 0417 034 212 | Glen Coutinho 0409 779 399 | Kew Office 03 8888 2000 | rtedgar.com.au AUGUST 17, 2016 \ The weekly review 55
AUCTION THIS SATURDAY
83 Mount Street KEW AUCTION Saturday 20th August at 12.30pm (Unless sold prior) Immense spaces and extravagant amenity underpin this lavish home, an Englehart Homes finalist in the 1996 HIA awards. Perfectly positioned on approx. 766m2 North-facing rear allotment in the leafy streets of The Sackville Ward, convenient to transport, shopping and Melbourneâ€™s elite private colleges. Boasting exaggerated dimensions with classic styling across five bedrooms, study and two living/dining areas, including Daniel Robertson brickwork, woolen carpets, parquetry flooring, Tasmanian Oak cabinetry and Zimbabwe granite, enhanced by sunny outdoor entertaining amongst landscaped gardens and salt-chlorinated pool/spa. VIEW Thursday 1.00-1.30pm & Saturday from 12.00pm Nick Walker 0417 330 650 | Eva Gyorodi 0411 850 171 | James Delbridge 0400 586 101 | Kew Office 03 8888 2000 | rtedgar.com.au 56 The weekly review \ AUGUST 17, 2016
AUCTION THIS FRIDAY
17 Power Avenue TOORAK PRIVATE AUCTION Friday 19th August (Unless sold prior) Gracious Arnaud Wright-designed 4 bedroom plus study family residence showcasing outstanding 1930â€™s features further enhanced by a detailed and thoughtful renovation. Grand proportions define formal/ informal sitting, dining and family rooms filled with natural light complemented by a full Euro kitchen with butlerâ€™s pantry, laundry, and powder room. Additional features: North facing rear entertaining deck with pool, garage and additional parking, intercom security, heating/cooling. Located within walking distance to leading schools, Kooyong Village and Tennis Club, transport and parks. Land approx. 874m2. www.17poweravenue-toorak.com VIEW Thursday 1.00-1.30pm Ada Taylor 0428 058 880 | Warwick Anderson 0418 320 873 | CONJUNCTIONAL AGENT Abercromby's Real Estate | Hugh Hardy 0407 339 807
87-89 Grange Road TOORAK AUCTION Saturday 27th August at 1.00pm (Unless sold prior) Perfectly situated site capturing a magnificent panoramic city view from the rear of the property. Outstanding opportunity to build your new dream home or redevelop townhouses (STCA) on this prized allotment of 674m2 approx. Either way you will enjoy the city aspect from balconies incorporated into the new dwelling. The property currently consists of two homes on separate titles. Both can be easily leased whilst your new plans take shape. Prestige location with access to countless facilities, Toorak Village, transport, leading schools, and just one street from the Yarra River. Land Size: 20.1m x 33.5m (674m2) approx. www.87-89grangeroad-toorak.com VIEW Wednesday & Saturday 1.00-1.30pm Warwick Anderson 0418 320 873 | Ada Taylor 0428 058 880 | CONJUNCTIONAL AGENT Coultons Melbourne | Graham Coulton 0411 198 452 AUGUST 17, 2016 \ The weekly review 57
24 Hume Street ARMADALE AUCTION Saturday 3rd September at 11.00am (Unless sold prior) This most appealing elegant freestanding 3 bedroom Victorian is perfectly positioned in the heart of Armadale and only a momentsâ€™ walk to Union Street Park and Armadale Station, with High Street and Glenferrie Road shops and restaurants all a short stroll away. Comprising: Entrance hall, beautiful big light filled main bedroom with double doors out to North facing courtyard, 2 further bedrooms with built in robes, central bathroom, separate laundry with second w/c, well-appointed kitchen to big and bright open plan living/dining spaces with open fire, built in cupboards and double doors leading to private paved low maintenance courtyard garden ideal for year round entertaining. Other features include: Timber floors, heating, cooling and security system. www.24humestreet-armadale.com VIEW Wednesday & Saturday 12.00-12.30pm Anthony Grimwade 0418 382 226 | Tim Wilson 0419 726 769 | James Paull 0430 338 348 | Toorak Office 03 9826 1000 | rtedgar.com.au
1288 Toorak Road CAMBERWELL AUCTION Saturday 3rd September at 10.30am (Unless sold prior) Lavish modern styling and oodles of light-filled space unite in this exquisite home by Comdain Homes, with spectacular landscaping by TLC Design. A highly functional floorplan segregates four exceptional bedrooms from three extensive living zones, offering modern indoor-outdoor entertaining aside an in-ground pool. Elegant interior design flaunts contrasting form and subtle textures mingled with timber and stone highlights. Relish in opulent amenity including fullyintegrated Ilve kitchen, three sumptuous bathrooms and Jimmy Possum furniture, close to shops, transport, and elite schools. An assured investment with 18 month lease-back, close to shops, transport and elite schools. VIEW Thursday & Saturday 11.00-11.30am Eva Gyorodi 0411 850 171 | Glen Coutinho 0409 779 399 | Kew Office 03 8888 2000 | rtedgar.com.au 58 The weekly review \ AUGUST 17, 2016
2B/516 Toorak Road TOORAK AUCTION Saturday 3rd September at 1.00pm (Unless sold prior) This large beautifully renovated north facing half floor apartment is approximately 20 squares of internal living with both formal and informal living zones all overlooking superb sunroom/balcony offering lovely tree lined views. Featuring a wide entrance foyer, high double French doors leading to a large open plan lounge and dining room, both offering excellent light and views, chef's gourmet kitchen with large casual meals area, 3 over sized bedrooms including the master with stunning ensuite, 2nd with powder room and a separate main bathroom. Designer parquetry, top quality kitchen appliances and a stunning handmade Moroccan tile splashback complete the package. Features: Security intercom, lock up garage and laundry. Only 2 large apartments per floor. VIEW Wednesday 1.00-1.30pm & Saturday 11.00-11.30am Tim Wilson 0419 726 769 | Anthony Grimwade 0418 382 226 | James Paull 0430 338 348 | Toorak Office 03 9826 1000 | rtedgar.com.au
Rare Four Bedroom Docklands Retreat Like No Other
1001/70 lorimer street, docklands
The ideal combination of panoramic views, amazing internal space & modern luxury
Spacious living includes formal & casual living areas plus huge wraparound balcony
4 double bedrooms feature BIRs & balcony access (master with en-suite)
Includes powder room, Euro laundry, laundry storage cage, RC/air-con & 2 car spaces
Enjoy access to RekDek facilities: pool, spa, sauna, steam room, & gym
open thurs 5-5:30pm & sat 12-12:30pm baden lucas | 0418 888 751 9091 1400 | lucasre.com.au
bed 4 | bath 2.5 | car 2
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MALVERN EAST 357-359 WATTLETREE ROAD ‘Airdoch’ Fabulous Land, Vast Future Options Once a showpiece of its time, ‘Airdoch’ is an expansive residence luxuriating on 1050sqm with a frontage of 23 metres (approx.) with a General Residential Zone Schedule 3 (GRZ3) in one of Malvern East’s most desirable settings on the edge of Central Park. Previously renovated to create state-of-the-art surroundings with a lagoon-style indoor swimming pool & spa, the three-bedroom, two-bathroom interior’s voluminous proportions complement a northern aspect. But it’s the fabulous scope for renovation or re-development with a luxury new home (STCA) that provides the real excitement so close to Central Park Village, the park itself, schools, shops & transport.
Wed 1.00 - 1.30pm & Sat as advertised
Sat 27th August - 10.30am
Price on application
C O N TA C T
Andrew Summons 0418 321 604 Tony Doh 0419 316 676
Glen Iris 9818 1888
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7 Wimba Avenue Kew Beautifully positioned on an exclusive avenue amidst the finest schools, this imposing home offers an extraordinary lifestyle on resort-style grounds incorporating floodlit tennis court and salt-water pool/spa oasis. An array of grand-scale spaces provides refined, relaxed and teen enjoyment whilst lushly private terraces are ideal for al fresco entertaining. A lovely 5 bedroom/3 bathroom home comprising elegant formal rooms, library, huge Euro/stone kitchen/family areas, expansive rumpus room, upper retreat, catererÂ´s room/laundry, security, intercom/auto-gates and a prized location close to Cotham Rd and High St trams and Glenferrie shopping.
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Auction Inspect Land Web
Sat 3rd September at 2.00pm Thu 12-12.30pm & Sat 1-1.30pm 1580 sqm approx. jelliscraig.com.au
James Scoones Nick O'Halloran Bruce Severns Hawthorn
0413 872 558 0430 345 086 0413 744 998 9810 5000
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Surrey Hills 112 Croydon Road 4
'Kedleston' It´s not surprising that the majestic treed canopy of Croydon Road presents one of Surrey Hills´ most sought after residential settings. Add the short stroll to village shops and eateries and the speedy rail commute to the CBD and this impressive 4 bedroom plus study, double storey home will blitz the checklist for discerning buyers. The classic facade is set well back, allowing for a formal courtyard garden, double auto garage and off-street parking. Enter this immaculately maintained home to an impressive foyer bathed in natural light and featuring a curved staircase, parquetry flooring, detailed ceiling and stunning chandelier. Formal living and dining rooms, kitchen/meals area and separate family room/home theatre offer exceptional family living and entertaining options. The kitchen is well appointed with walk-in pantry, Miele appliances, fridge in situ and granite work surfaces. Dining and family rooms open to the ultimate in alfresco living, a beautifully landscaped undercover terrace with cafe heating and BBQ and a privately hedged lawn with an inviting gazebo. Study, fitted laundry and powder room are on the ground level, there is also ducted vacuum, ducted heating and evaporative cooling throughout. Upstairs are 2 family bedrooms, a guest bedroom with WIR and ensuite and family bathroom. The highlight is the imposing master suite comprising an expansive bedroom complemented by an indulgent, fitted dressing room and luxurious ensuite. A short walk to Surrey Hills Primary and Canterbury Sports Ground, close to private schools, Maling Road and Canterbury Gardens.
Auction Saturday 3 September at 12noon Guide Inspect Land Web Contact Office
Price on Application Thurs 12-12.30pm & Sat 2-2.30pm 817 sq m approx. 112croydonroadsurreyhills.com Tim Heavyside 0403 020 404 Jeremy Desmier 0409 601 613 244 Canterbury Road, Canterbury, 9836 2222
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EXCEPTIONAL FAMILY MIL LIVING MILY 140 Brougham Street, Kew
Stunning modern contemporary residence offering of exceptional family living in this prized location just moments to High Street Str shopping, eateries, parklands, leading schools, tram, bus. Accommodation: Entrance hall, 4 large lar bedrooms, bedr (master on ground gr floor) 2 ensuites, 3rd 3r bathroom, bathr spectacular northern living room & dining room leading to extensive outdoor entertaining, Miele kitchen with stone bench tops, powder room, laundry. laundry Features: Featur Polished timber floors, zoned ducted heating & air conditioning, alarm, intercom, inter remote control contr lock up garage, second car space. Land 360 SM Approx. Appr Mel Ref: 45 C4 Inspect: Thursday 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM & Saturday 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM PRIVATE SALE: Karen Gornalle 0418 330 808 or Mike Gornalle 0417 568 806
Office 9888 5508
81 Canterbury Road Canterbury
277 Danks Street
CAPTIVATING EDWARDIAN, COVETED LOCATION
• Exquisite leadlight windows, high ceilings, timber floors, open fireplaces throughout plus ducted heating and cooling • Prestigious location only one block from the beach and public transport on the door step • Outstanding north-facing allotment: 5.02m x 55m (approx) Instantly alluring, this single level, semi-detached home is superbly presented whilst enriched in gorgeous period detail throughout. Comprising: Ornate hallway entrance, three excellent bedrooms (each with an open fireplace, main with walk-in robes) and a fully renovated central bathroom. State-of-the-art chef’s kitchen with duel ovens, integrated fridge and stone bench tops. Open plan living/dining with high vaulted ceilings. Glass bi-fold doors open to the north-facing courtyard and a lock-up garage. Auction Saturday 3 September at 1pm VIEW Tues & Thurs 12:45-1:15pm
330 Montague Street Albert Park 9699 5999
Simon Carruthers 0438 811 601 Geoff Cayzer 9690 9782
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KEW EAST 1/50 Hartwood Street Space, Style, Position: A Winning Trio! This master built modern residence (1 of 2) with high ceilings and abundant natural light, close to schools, parkland, Harp Junction shopping and transport is sure to appeal both to families and those seeking to downsize. (Note: Property on its own title of 416mÂ²)
AUCTION Sat 20 August at 12pm INSPECT Thu 5:15 - 5:45 & Sat 11:30 - 12 GUIDE $1,300,000 - $1,400,000 CONTACT Mark Verrocchi 0413 135 935 Nick Whyte 0417 131 153 Kew | 9854 8888
FITZROY 417 Brunswick Street Outstanding Fitzroy Investment An Imposing 2 Level Victorian Freehold > Land size: 183 sqm (approx) > Building size: 169 sqm (approx) > Zoning: Commercial 1 > Current rental income $91,316pa (approx) > 1 retail lease plus 2 residential tenancies
AUCTION Friday 9th September at 1pm CONTACT Simon Verduci 0419 993 330 Fitzroy | 9419 5511
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