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burn this Inspired by traditional crafts from the apothecary to the spice blender, Eau de Vie’s new spring cocktail list is so visually exciting and flavourful, we’re already booking front-bar seats. If you have Money to Burn, why not treat dad to the drink of the same name – coconut-spiced rum, sloe gin and apricot brandy – and watch his eyes light up. ● » Money to Burn, $23. Eau de Vie, 1 Malthouse Lane, Melbourne. Also on September 4: Paired Whisky & Cheese nights, $40. » eaudevie.com.au/melbourne

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A flying toy, with an app and a camera, is the winning trifecta when it comes to Father’s Day. Get your geek dad the DJI Phantom 3, a mid-range drone that’s easy to master in a short session. It comes back to base if the remote signal is lost, has built-in GPS and produces spectacular video and photos. ●

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Kanpai! Japanese hotspot Sake is offering a Blushing Geisha craft beer for dad on September 4 if you select one of the restaurant’s set menus. Sake’s signature dishes include sashimi zensai, kingfish jalapeno and beef brisket with salad and rice. ●

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ne of the nicest things about the arrival O of a new season is the chance to reboot your look. As spring splutters tentatively to

life, we rediscover last year’s floaty dresses and open-toed shoes in the back of the wardrobe, and head to the shops for a crisp new jacket or summery scarf to bring it all on-trend. This week we meet some locals who invariably get it right when it comes to getting dressed. They may not be household names, but they’re sartorial standouts who help define Melbourne’s claim to being Australia’s style capital. Check out their style secrets inside. Speaking of new looks, this week you’ll notice our property pages have gone green – to reflect our links to the national Domain group. As TWR’s owner, Domain boasts Australia’s best real estate coverage, with quality editorial and huge audiences across print, online at domain.com.au and via its award-winning app. Also this week, we’re delighted to welcome Bank Australia as our new property partner. ●

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THE LASALLIAN DIFFERENCE A De La Salle classroom is characterised by warmth, humour, interaction and rigour. At the heart of learning is the student-teacher relationship, with staff working in association with students, creating an environment where every student is known and feels comfortable to take risks, be different and share their ideas in the classroom. “Our obligation to the young men entrusted to our care is to provide a holistic education for life in contemporary society; an education which is engaging, rigorous and inspiring. This is shared in an environment where the inherent dignity of each child is recognised and he feels valued, safe, encouraged and there’s always someone who believes in him.” – Peter Houlihan, Principal To learn more about what is means to be part of our Lasallian community, visit www.delasalle.vic.edu.au

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Christine barro \ 66 accessories queen & owner Christine boutique Christine made her name as accessories buyer for luxe store Georges, where she introduced labels like Fendi and Prada to Melbourne. She opened her eponymous boutique on Flinders Lane in 2000. Describe your style: For me it’s a state of mind rather than a formulaic approach to fashion. It’s always a mix of practicality and delight in the shock of the new. One wardrobe item you can’t live without? Lanvin’s medium-sized quilted Happy bag – a clever carry-all that can transform from clutch to handbag to shoulder bag. It’s my go-to dress bag. Latest splurge? A black/navy jacquard skirt and ballet-neck top by Martin Grant. I love a long skirt, and Grant’s masterful tailoring makes my waist appear inches smaller.

First style influence? I loved Katharine Hepburn. She feminised the male wardrobe, making it her own. She had so much confidence and flair that others followed. Your worst style faux pas? If you are true to yourself stylistically, then nothing is a faux pas and everything is fabulous – because you make it so. What makes Melbourne so stylish? We don’t have a glittering harbour, but we have a high regard for design and a desire to express it in every corner. Melbourne style in five words: One word will suffice: intelligent. ●

geraldine maher \ 46 interior designer, jackson architecture The creative force behind projects such as the Forum Theatre redevelopment and the MCG northern stand, Geraldine has an eye for clean lines and detail that’s reflected in her personal style.

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Latest bargain buy? A man-style poplin shirt by English print-masters Swash. It’s a great wear-to-work piece that sat on my sale rack for five seconds before I sold it to myself.

Describe your style: Elaborate. One wardrobe item you can’t live without: I’m very attached to an old, heavy canvas jacket by Belgian designer Martin Margiela. I love the construction and unusual silhouette. I’ll be wearing it when I’m 90. Worst style faux pas? The’80s weren’t great – fluoro was involved. Luckily there was no social media. Best style advice you’ve been given? You can’t go past a good haircut. Early style influence? My mum often said, ‘Just because so-and-so is wearing something doesn’t mean you have to’. I didn’t like it but it stuck. I grew up appreciating clothes that had a point of difference. What makes Melbourne stylish? The weather. You can be more adventurous when there’s so much climatic variety. Melbourne style in five words: Black, noir, schwarz, nero, kuro. ● 8 THE WEEKLY REVIEW \ AUGUST 31, 2016

DHAV NAIDU ASKS SOME OF OUR BEST-DRE ST ST-DRE SSED THEIR STYLE SECRETS

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CREATIVE DIRECTION \ Dhav Naidu PHOTOGRAPHY \ Bernard Gueit, Bernard Gueit Studios HAIR \ Ivan Constable, Saint Louie MAKE UP \ Emma Jane for M.A.C Cosmetics NAILS \ Chelsea Bagan, Trophy Wife Nail Art FLORAL ARTISTRY & DESIGN \ Flowers Vasette, flowersvasette.com.au SPECIAL THANKS TO \ Des Wills


sarah gale \ 39 PR doyenne & owner ampr The brains behind some of Melbourne’s most memorable events, from the fashion festival to the choice marquees at the Spring Racing Carnival, Sarah is always impeccably dressed, no matter the occasion. Describe your style: Clean, minimal and uncomplicated. I base my wardrobe on classic pieces that aren’t trend-driven. The one item in your wardrobe you can’t live without? A good handbag – it can lift any outfit. I also love a good white sneaker as they can be worn with almost anything. I currently have four in rotation. Latest splurge buy? On my last afternoon in Barcelona I had my eye on two pairs of Gucci shoes. I couldn’t decide between the Princetown slides, which I can wear every day, or the high-heeled mules to get me through events season. I splurged and bought them both. Latest bargain? A pair of grey cropped flares from Zara. The shape, fit and fabric ticked all the boxes. I like to follow the rule of spending less on trend items and more on classic pieces that won’t date. Best style advice you’ve ever had? Understand your own style, describe it in three words and stick to it. When I’m shopping for something new or wondering what to wear, I always refer back to those three words. Melbourne style in five words: Effortless, stylish, minimal, layered, black. ●

ben smith \ 37

christian kimber \ 28

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menswear designer

Ben was 22 when he sold his first fashion collection to the influential London boutique Browns. He worked in Asia, the US and Europe before settling in 2011 in Melbourne, where he runs a fashion and interiors consultancy.

The British-born designer worked in PR, styling and in a shoe shop on Savile Row before enrolling at the London College of Fashion. In 2011 he moved to Melbourne for love and established his eponymous menswear label.

Describe your style: I like to dress up, as opposed to playing dress-ups. I am definitely not a peacock but I like to think I look good.

Describe your style: Growing up in England, I feel a connection to European craftsmanship but my style depends on how I feel and the statement I want to make.

One wardrobe item you can’t live without? A white shirt. They are classic and easy and work in every situation. I always feel more pulled-together in a white shirt.

One item you can’t live without? My Christian Kimber Byron sneakers. I wear them with everything. The padding and calf-leather lining make them extra comfortable.

Latest splurge buy? A pair of TOD’s suede desert boots in a great charcoal colour that changes tone from green to brown to blue depending on what you wear them with.

Latest bargain buy? On my last trip to New York I stopped over in LA and checked out the vintage shops in Silver Lake. I found a unique army coat, which I’ve saved for inspiration for something I’ll create in a future collection.

Latest bargain? My Christophe Lemaire/Uniqlo blazer in a greenish navy cotton drill. The price was great and it’s a really well-thought-through and practical garment – the detailing in the pockets alone is incredible. Best style advice? Gore Vidal once wrote: “Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say and not giving a damn.” First style influence? My mum has always been a great inspiration. She was always pulled together but never overdone. There was always an ease and effortlessness to her. Melbourne style in five words: Intelligent, considered, understated, thoughtful and surprising. ●

What’s the difference between stylish & trendy? Trendy is about fitting in and says nothing about who you are. Stylish is about self-expression and making a statement. Best style advice anyone ever gave you? Try not to care too much. Style should be about what you want to say, rather than what other people think. Worst fashion faux pas? Tight denim when I was younger. It didn’t last long, as I couldn’t bend down to tie my laces. Melbourne style in five words: Fresh, relaxed, minimal, refined, quality. ● AUGUST 31, 2016 \ THE WEEKLY REVIEW 9


WATCH THIS FACE

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ethany Whitmore is an industry veteran, which is somewhat surprising given the Melbourne-born actor is only 17. This softly spoken star first appeared in a major TV production at an age when most of us are starting school. She has worked consistently ever since, building up to her first lead role in Girl Asleep, an Australian coming-of-age film with a fairytale twist.

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What’s the buzz? Girl Asleep won The Age Critics’ Award at the Melbourne International Film Festival and the Grand Jury Prize at the Seattle International Film Festival. As Greta (the girl of the title), Bethany deserves much of the credit – Variety described her performance as “nothing short of courageous” while the AU Review said she “expertly captures the angst and anxiety of being a teenager”. In the beginning … Bethany was six years old when she told her mother she wanted to be an actor. “My mum thought it was hilarious that a six-year-old knew what she wanted to do, but she signed me up to a drama school,” Bethany says. A few months later, she won her first screen role in US TV series The Starter Wife, in which she played Debra Messing’s daughter. The big break … Bethany has enjoyed prominent roles in films Mental and Mary and Max, but sees Girl Asleep as her breakthrough moment.

d e s t i n y The extraordinary Saville display home is poised to embark on the next chapter of its destiny. For one special family, this will mark a wonderful new beginning. For those who would like to come and experience the home before it becomes a private residence, it means time is running out. In October, the Saville must close its doors to the public and fulfil its destiny as a luxury family home.

Bethany stars in her first lead role, alongside Harrison Feldman, in Girl Asleep, which opens nationally on September 8. Rated M. girlasleepfilm.com Where to now? She will be back on our screens early next year in the second season of The Family Law Law. She’s hoping the international success of Girl Asleep will lead to more acting work, but would love to pursue a side career as a film director. The best part about success: “The best part is the roles you get to play. Greta was quite a challenging role, because it was a very experimental film. I love a challenge.” If I could do it all again: “I’d probably stay in contact with more people. It’s a lot harder to stay connected when you’re six years old, but connections are quite a big thing in the industry. I’ve worked with such wonderful people and I’ve fallen out of touch.” ● MYKE BARTLETT mbartlett@theweeklyreview.com.au

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“My wife Sue and I are very involved in our children’s lives. Sometimes they roll their eyes when we turn up at a concert or indoor soccer but really they love being with us. We’ve had great holidays in Greece and Thailand. “I was 38 when Claudia was born. I’d been performing for nine years and Sue and I had travelled and socialised a lot. But fatherhood made me less self-indulgent. Of course there are challenges with parenthood – Claudia had an intense fever once and had to go to hospital and that was frightening. “I had a good relationship with my father, Jack, and when you realise your own dad went through the things you’re going through it brings you even closer. Dad was an enthusiastic member of Rotary and was involved in his community and I inherited that from him. He passed away in 2002, a few months after Henry Joe was born. Henry is a handy footballer and dad would have loved that. He spent a lot of time with Claudia and Lola. He did magic tricks and always had a sparkle in his eye. Dad was fair and kind and I learnt by his example. I teach my children kindness and enthusiasm for the world. I enjoy the spirit of family and I am constantly in awe of my children’s progress. “On Father’s Day we have a family breakfast where I’m indulged with a lovely spread and then I play football with friends I’ve played with every Sunday for the past 21 years.” ●

DAVE O’NEIL

Writer, comedian, film and television producer and presenter of The Friday Revue on 774 ABC Melbourne. He is father to Claudia, 22, Lola, 18, and Henry Joe, 14. The family lives in Balaclava.

(SCOTT McNAUGHTON)

BRIAN NANKERVIS

DAD talk

“i teach my children kindness”

LOLA, BRIAN, HENRY JOE & JERRY THE DOG

How has fatherhood changed three well-known Melburnians, asks Sarah Marinos MATT TILLEY

THE TILLEY FAMILY

“I’m an annoyingly modern dad. I talk to my children about anything – Grace and I have had conversations about boys. I’ve told her, ‘Make sure he is a friend first and a boy second’ but also advised her to make sure they’re good at footy and have rich dads! As a dad you indulge the childish side of yourself like wrestling with your boys. Grown men wrestling isn’t a great look. I can go to theme parks and kids’ movies. “Growing up, you assume you’ll just have a baby but our two boys had a rare condition and needed in-utero blood transfusions. They were premature and teetered on the brink for a while. When they were in intensive care I’d get up at 1am to visit them before going to work. And there are heartbreaking moments when your kids feel they’ve been left out

of something and they’re hurting. Then you have to embrace the life lesson that you can’t fix everything. “I’m still in awe of my dad, Trevor. He is loving and patient and wanted us to get the most out of life. But I remember him saying, ‘Never think “not my child, he or she would never do that”.’ He means don’t think your kids are not capable of shocking and disappointing you. “I want my kids to embrace things they love doing and to give back. “I’ve just had a discussion with Grace and my wife saying it would be lovely this Father’s Day not to have three navy-striped T-shirts from Country Road, a hotchpotch selection of red wine, a spy novel I’ll never read and a gift voucher that will never be cashed in.” ●

(MICHAEL RAYNER)

“i want my kids to give back”

Co-host of KIIS 101.1’s breakfast show, Matt and Meshel. He lives in Melbourne’s Bayside area and is dad to Grace, 15, Jack, 12, and Oscar, 10.

DAVE O’NEIL

Appeared at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and on Spicks & Specks and is the author of The Summer of ’82. He lives in the inner-northern suburbs with his partner and children – Jasper, 13, Kitty, 10, and Barney, 7. “I did breakfast radio for a long time so spent all day with the kids and went to bed at 8 o’clock like them. Guys like Jamie Oliver talk about ‘quality’ time. But it’s about being there. I was involved in the kinder committee but got sacked because I couldn’t take notes. “I had to sit on those little chairs for hours as people got fired up about chip bark, water tanks and Epipens. I did a lot of sleeping and going to the movies before I was a dad. Then the children arrived and I went to the movies twice – and one of those visits was to see Bob the Builder and the Golden Hammer! As a comic you’re self-centred and having children takes you out of your own head. “My dad, Kev, had four boys under five. He was in Vietnam and became a trades teacher and was a ‘wait until your father gets home’ kind of dad but he’s softened. Mum was called Joyce The Voice. Dad was quieter but funny – that’s where I get my humour from. He shared wisdom like ‘when you lock your car, turn around and look back at it’. I always do that. I turned around once and I’d left the handbrake off my car and it was rolling. “I’ve told my children to find what they love doing and do that as a job. When I started, being a comedian was like being a stripper or a wrestler. Dad supported me and still turns up to gigs and heckles. On Father’s Day the kids give me a present – I appreciate gifts of food – and we catch up with Poppa Kev.” ● smarinos@theweeklyreview.com.au AUGUST 31, 2016 \ THE WEEKLY REVIEW 11


Ask the wine guy

THE VINE

I thought I’d get my dad a bottle Q of wine for Father’s Day. What do you recommend?

W H AT T O D R I N K W I T H B E N T H O M A S

I’ve been thinking the same thing A and have narrowed the field down to a couple of drinks for my dad. It’s now a

Mars Iwai Tradition Whisky (Japan) $99; 40%

toss-up between giving him a nice bottle of shiraz and a bottle of Japanese whisky. I’ll be helping myself to a couple of cases this Father’s Day, too. Our second child is due in early November and I’ve been on the lookout for 2016 whites (this year’s reds are a year or two away from release) to put away for future milestones and birthdays. I’ve found a couple of beauties. ● GOT A QUESTION EMAIL \

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Mars Whisky, made high in the Japanese alps, is on the fruity and spicy side of the whisky spectrum. Iwai Tradition, named after Mars’ first distiller Kiichiro Iwai, is a smooth, sweet, crowd-pleasing style. Rich pear, honey, malt and light smoke are the major players in what’s a good introduction to Japanese whisky. It’s available at Dan Murphy’s. ● Enjoy with \ Fruit and nut chocolate

O’Leary Walker Polish Hill River Riesling 2016 (Clare Valley) $25; 11.5%

Henschke Tappa Pass Shiraz 2014 (Barossa) $100; 14.5%

The soils in the Polish Hill River subregion – all slate and rock – make it tough for vines to grow. Its riesling is generally characterised by bath salts and musk and they’re on show here, along with green apples, slate and zippy lemon-flavoured acid. With refreshment in spades and a drying chalkiness on the finish, this will go down a treat on summer days. ●

This wine makes quite an impression, for all the right reasons. It’s rich and complex, with dark fruits, Christmas spice and earthy flavours. The balance between ripe, concentrated flavours and vibrant acid is near-perfect, while a wash of fine, powdery tannins round off an impressive finish. ●

Enjoy with \ Pork schnitzel

Enjoy with \ Roast lamb

BARGAIN BUY Tahbilk Marsanne 2016 (Nagambie Lakes) $19; 13% Marsanne ages well. It starts out zesty, developing honeysuckle and toast characters with time in the bottle. Tahbilk’s version is a floral delight – aromas of honeydew melon, lemon and wet stones burst out of the bottle. It’s zippy and fresh and there’s a richness to its lemon and tropical fruit flavours. ● Enjoy with \ Cassoulet

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LET’S DO DINNER Saint Lucia ● 78 Chapel Street, Windsor ● 9530 2085

THE VIBE \ Cool and relaxed, this little restaurant will take you away to an island in the sun – if only for a night. THE DECOR \ Knick-knacks collected by owners Stephanie Harris and Charlie Ranken adorn the walls, while cane furniture and plants create a warm and inviting atmosphere.

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THE FOOD \ Caribbean, Cuban and Creole cuisine served tapas-style. The smoky roasted cauliflower is a moreish starter while bigger dishes such as jerk salmon and buttermilk fried chicken will satisfy cravings.

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A DATE \ CHUCKLEE PARK – A city oasis, it’s like a cosy caravan park. There’s something about heading to a Melbourne laneway spot for a date. I love their simple food menu – the meatball wrap and the pulled pork roll are classics – and the colourful, funky decorations.

Their cocktail jars are delicious. It makes me feel relaxed when meeting up with someone. A QUIET DINNER \ I’m obsessed with Korean fried chicken at the moment, so when I want a quiet dinner to feed the soul SAMSAM Korean Chicken and Beer does the job. Try the soy and garlic fried chicken, bibimbap, spicy seafood noodles and the kimchi fries. TO SEE & BE SEEN \ TWO WRONGS on Chapel Street. The menu is deliciously left-of-centre,

READING \ Locally produced and expertly curated, Bread, Wine & Thou Thou Volume 2 is the slow-braise of food writing. An intimate interview with Marco Pierre White is a standout, and I’ve managed to score you an extract for The Feed online. ● WATCHING CHING \\ That scene in UnReal (Stan), where a producer poisons the would-be winner with eye drops in her sashimi and then watches the horror unfold (or unload). A reminder to stay extra vigilant in the face of raw fish and reality TV. ●

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BRUNCH \ THE HARDWARE SOCIETE in the heart of the CBD – always busy but always great. I’m a big fan of their Lobster Benedict and matcha latte. Their baked eggs are also perfect for this chilly Melbourne weather.

DRINKING RINKING \\ Or rather not drinking, because I’ve run out – of Maidenii Sweet Vermouth. It’s spicy and warm – like an instant mulled wine. Squeeze a little mandarin juice into it for a zip of acidity. ●

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here are certain expectations that come with dining at a winery. Undulating hills of some description (preferably with signs of fauna), wine-friendly food, an invitation to languish. But what I didn’t expect to discover, in the dining room of a place that ticks all of the winery boxes and therefore could just rest on its laurels, is one of the best dishes I’ve had all year. Hand-rolled nettle orecchiette, the colour of the surrounding eucalypts, cooked al dente so they’re almost meaty in texture, enveloped in dashi butter broth, nutty and savoury and topped with grated black truffle. Earthy, herbaceous, complex. Divine. I loved it so much I dragged my husband back the next week – this time to the piazza – more casual but with the same attention to detail and use of fresh ingredients from the restaurant’s kitchen garden. Our Four Cheese Pizza was enlivened with broccolini and a slow-roasted beetroot so flavoursome you’d swear it had been pulled straight from the ground and into the oven. Montalto’s vines-to-venue approach sings through its olive oil, house-baked focaccia, greens from the garden and wine from the cellar. Like a classic Italian estate, complete with sculpture park. ● aliceinframes@theweeklyreview.com.au

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THE DRINK \ A great wine and beer list with local and international drops, and all sorts of rum, which can be done straight, with a mixer or in a cocktail. Mojito anyone?

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THE CROWD \ The who’s who of Windsor drop in for a drink and some snacks, while others stay longer and enjoy the full menu.

EATING \ It’s a good thing Crackle & Co comes in 30-gram bags because I literally do not stop hand-to-mouth until these curls of crispy crackling are reduced to crumbs. The difference here is in the provenance – made from rare-breed, free-range Greenvale Farm pork. ●

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THE PLACE Share roasted lamb shoulder with jewelled ancient grain vegetables or opt for pub classics such as fish and chips at the newly refurbished Auburn Hotel. This Hawthorn institution, known for two decades as the Geebung Polo Club, has re-established its original 1888 moniker. There’s a curated wine selection on display, tastings are available on request and diners can select a bottle to enjoy with their meal. The menu’s paddock-to-plate philosophy showcases premium Victorian and Tasmanian cuts of beef and lighter dishes include local mussels in chilli and garlic broth. ● MORE ABOUT THIS HOTEL

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THE TREAT Journey through Latin America on a Tuesday night at Richmond’s El Atino & Co. The monthly eight-course degustation evening is designed to encourage diners to experiment as chef Martin Zozaya develops new flavours for the menu. The El Atino & Co “food complex” includes a foodstore and cafe, and a kitchen, or workshop, dedicated to R&D. The foodstore stocks a collection of sauces and spices, many of which are used in Martin’s cooking. The degustation nights cost $78 a person, excluding wine. ● MORE ABOUT THIS RESTAURANT

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THE READ Our testing kitchen was fragrant with bones, bay leaves and wine as we tested Jennifer McGruther’s Broth & Stock from the Nourished Kitchen. We bubbled broths in the slow cooker, boiled brews in stockpots on the stove and had steam hissing from the pressure cooker. Broths and stocks add flavour and nutrients to any recipe. Broth & Stock contains 60 master recipes and a collection of the classic dishes that use them. ● MORE ABOUT THIS BOOK

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alking to Caroline Reid (aka Pam Ann) is a delightfully wicked way to spend half an hour. So wicked that much of what is said proves far too ripe to print. But, as acerbic airline hostess Pam, Caroline has made a long career out of being outrageous. Nothing and nobody is sacred. When I ask the Melbourne comic what’s keeping her working in New York, she says it’s because there are so many different sorts of people to offend. “In New York, I get such a diverse audience – gay, straight, black, white, Asian, every culture, every age group. There’s so much you can go for …” Pam has come a long way since playing small Melbourne clubs. She has a massive international following, including Elton John (“Elton’s like your fairy godmother”), Cher (“It was horrific,

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all I remember is her walking off with her beads rattling”) and Madonna (“She’s amazing”). Now she’s coming home with a greatest hits show. “The one-trick pony has done well!” she says. “It’s been an amazing journey. I live in a constant fear that it could all end tomorrow, which keeps me fresh. Every single time I still get nervous. Ten years ago, I would have been very scripted. Now I’m really off the cuff because I know how to take whatever’s happening and turn it into something.” Going off the cuff has its perils, of course, particularly when your character has no filter. Audience walkouts have long been a feature of Pam’s shows, but she has no plans to turn things down for the new show. “It’ll be a bit of everything. Filth. Hopefully I’ll offend someone and hopefully a couple of people will leave. If they don’t then I haven’t done my job.” ● mbartlett@theweeklyreview.com.au


TH EATR E BA NG AR RA DA NCE OUR LAND PEOPLE STORIES Fresh from receiving four DANCE Helpmann Awards, Bangarra Dance Theatre has a touring triple bill celebrating spirit, resilience and strength. Choreographed by Stephen Page, the company’s artistic director, Nyapanyapa is inspired by the life and work of painter Nyapanyapa Yunupingu from North East Arnhem Land. Macq, created by Frankston dancer Jasmin Sheppard, is a passionate piece marking the 200th anniversary of the brutal March of Macquarie, while Miyagan explores the importance of kinship to indigenous communities. ■ Arts Centre Melbourne, September 1-10. Cost: $35-$95. bangarra.com.au

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WE WILL ROCK YOU What happens when Freddie Mercury meets Blackadder? You get this futuristic musical comedy from writer Ben Elton (also responsible for ’80s classic The Young Ones), featuring some of Queen’s biggest hits. In a dystopian world of soulless pop culture, video game character Killer Queen (Casey Donovan) has uploaded herself into reality and rules all with an iron fist. Enter Galileo and Scaramouche (who may well do the fandango), rebels planning to overthrow the tyrant with the help of a sacred guitar. ■ Regent Theatre, opens September 1, from $71.07. wewillrockyou.com.au

TRIBUTE MANIA Featuring five of the biggest acts GIG in pop history, this mammoth concert looks like a fever dream of your perfect rock festival (if you were born before 1990, maybe). The Beatles, Queen, ABBA, Spice Girls and Elton John, all on the same bill. These tribute acts might not be better than the real thing, but they’re as close as many of us will get to seeing Freddie, Frida or the Fab Four perform live. ■ Palais Theatre, September 3. Cost: $79.90-$119.90. palaistheatre.net.au ONLINE \ Watch the trailer LILITH: THE JUNGLE GIRL Rising star Ash Flanders is the PLAY eponymous wild girl in this subversive, genre-bending new production from Sisters Grimm (responsible for 2013’s The Sovereign Wife). When a young girl is found living in the Borneo jungle, 19th-century society is rocked. She is taken to Amsterdam by a famed neuroscientist, who intends to tame her feral ways. But Lilith starts to realise civilised society can be no less brutal than the wilderness she left behind. ■ MTC, The Lawler, opens September 1. Cost: $35-$49, mtc.com.au

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EXPRESSION FASHION GALA The City of Stonnington is partnering with Youth Disability Advocacy Service, Centre for Multicultural Youth, Headspace and the Butterfly Foundation to present the annual Expression Fashion Gala – a fund-raising fashion parade for young people aged 14 to 25 aimed at promoting positive body image. The gala showcases local fashion designers and models and the theme for this year is “free to be me”, celebrating diversity and embracing differences in culture, language, gender, sexuality, appearance and ability. ■ September 9, 7pm. Malvern Town Hall, corner Glenferrie Road & High Street, Malvern. Cost: $15 + booking fee. Inquiries: chapeloffchapel.com.au or 8290 7000. MUSIC

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EMPTY BODIES – NICA SECOND-YEAR SHOW Melbourne audiences will witness the phenomenal skills and imagination of the circus world’s future stars at Empty Bodies, by the National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA) in collaboration with one of Australia’s most lauded playwrights, Stephen Sewell. Empty Bodies is a circus-drama fusion considering the uniqueness and common elements of what it is that makes us human. The Bachelor of Circus Arts students present an array of group and solo acts, including hand-balancing, trapeze, juggling, Chinese pole, hula hoops, acrobatics, contortion and more. ■ September 7-10. NICA National Circus Centre, 39-59 Green Street, Prahran. Cost: adult $30, concession $25, under-16 $22. nica.com.au

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OPERA SCHOLARS AUSTRALIA – ARIA Opera Scholars Australia patron Yvonne Kenny AM will be a guest artist at the OSA Aria Concert 2016. Enjoy eight rising opera stars competing in this semi-final for a $5000 prize and the chance to perform with a full orchestra at Opera in the Alps in January. The afternoon will also include a selection of choruses presented by the full contingent of 23 opera scholars, followed by Yvonne Kenny. Australia’s favourite tenor, David Hobson, will deliver his adjudication after hearing the eight finalists. This promises to be a delightful afternoon of pure talent.

September 4, 3pm. Hawthorn Arts Centre, 360 Burwood Road, Hawthorn. Cost: $35 adult, $15 student. Inquiries: hawthornartscentre@boroondara.vic.gov.au

’90S MANIA The world’s biggest ’90s Dance Party is coming to Toorak. Five ’90s dance acts will perform live, including Euro superstars Haddaway (What is Love), La Bouche (Be Be My Lover Lover), Amber (This is Your Night Night) and Jenny Berggren from Ace of Base, whose hits All That She Wants and The Sign reached number one in Australia. ■ September 2, 8pm. TRAK Lounge Bar, 445 Toorak Road, Toorak. Cost: $96.78 general, $203.83 meet and greet. Inquiries: ticketmaster.com.au COMMUNITY BOROONDARA STROKE HUB LAUNCH The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP will launch the Boroondara Community Stroke Hub, made possible by the City of Boroondara for the Boroondara Stroke Support Group. The launch will include performances by the Sing for Recovery choir, who voluntarily sing to stroke survivors in major hospitals to bring them comfort, hope and warmth. Refreshments will be provided by Kew cafes and bakeries including Rox, Via Verona and Wood Frog. ■ September 8, 2.30pm. Kew Senior Citizens Centre, 533 High Street, Kew. Cost: free. Inquiries: 0417 054 511 or vivienne.harkness@bigpond.com ● COMPILED BY JEMIMAH CLEGG

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This timely thriller takes us into the dark side of competitive athletics, where Olympic dreams excuse all manner of bad behaviour, even murder. Flipping the crime staple of starting with a dead girl in a lake, the book’s corpse belongs to Ryan, the only boy in a team of predatory teen gymnasts. Does Olympic hopeful Devon have anything to do with his demise? Told primarily from the perspective of strung-out parents, this tangled mystery has echoes of Gone Girl. ●

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The 10 songs on the fourth LP from Jess Cornelius are perfectly formed stories of love, loss, self-destruction and dating your friend’s ex-boyfriend. They’re also her best batch of pop songs yet, slinky toe-tappers with an ’80s vibe. ● ONLINE \ Watch Cupcake Revisited

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Having brought down the deputy prime minister at the end of season one, journo Jesse Banks and his hacker brother Ned now face deportation to stand trial in the US. Escape comes when Australian National Security request their help in capturing cyber criminal Jan Roth (Anthony LaPaglia). Roth proves a fascinating, slippery character with plans that could bring our country to its knees. A welcome return for this fast, confident and modern conspiracy drama. ● SEE

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Ryan Gosling gives a comedy masterclass in this wickedly funny retro crime flick. That said, his hapless private eye is pretty much outshone by Angourie Rice as his self-possessed, despairing daughter. Together with Russell Crowe’s gruff cop, they’re drawn into a conspiracy involving sex, drugs, violence and oil. It’s terrific fun that indulges in politically incorrect thrills with a knowing wink. ● MB ONLINE \ Watch the trailer

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Who are they? Melody Sole is a former primary school teacher and Jemima Bentley worked in corporate management before becoming a stay-at-home mum. Florrie’s third owner is Jemima’s sister Elizabeth King, who was also a teacher before launching the brand.

choose their doll, take photos in the special booth and put on fashion parades. “We wanted the kids to have the whole Florrie experience,” Melody says. “They’re allowed to pick up the dolls, hug them and borrow one to sit with while they have their baby-chino.” The shop opened a week before last Christmas and sold 70 dolls in its first month. That number increased to 115 dolls in July.

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Dolls that look like their owners. The dolls come in 11 combinations of eye, hair and skin colour, allowing children to have a doll that looks like them.

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The inspiration The three women were in what Jemima calls a “transitional period” in their lives. They saw a gap in the market for dolls that girls can dress like them – and that look like them. They designed the dolls, clothing and accessories and matching outfits. Florrie means to flourish, but it’s not the name of the dolls. “We don’t give the dolls names. We want to empower the girls to make those decisions for themselves,” Jemima says. “She can be whatever you want her to be, the same way little girls can be whoever they want to be.” The story so far The women designed high-quality dolls and looked far and wide for a manufacturer before picking one in China. They opened their Armadale shop and cafe where girls can

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Biggest win “We made it to the shortlist of the Australian Retailers’ Association’s shop fitout of the year award, so we were really happy with that.” What I’ve learnt “The biggest challenge was not having any retail experience – we’re learning every day.” In five years’ time I’d like to be … “Hopefully we’d have a few more stores across Australia and we’re thinking of maybe one in Singapore. We want the brand to flourish.” ● JEMIMAH CLEGG Florrie 1152 High Street, Armadale, 9509 1546 florrie.com.au


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The promise Ropes yoga is focused on alignment and uses props, including ropes and blocks, to help you hold poses for long periods of time. The reality Sammy Wilson’s new studio, Universal Practice, is stylish and peaceful with grey and neutral tones. From the moment I walk in, I feel relaxed. With five other women I head into the ropes yoga studio, which has rows of thick, white ropes bolted to timber slats on the wall. Sammy gets us to clear our minds by lying on the mats with soft bolsters under our heads. Next we put the rope around our hips to steady us. From here we transition through several poses and Sammy explains how to do each one safely. We then use the blocks to steady us as we bend to touch the floor. At the end of the class we have the option to do an upside-down hang from the wall, so I psych myself up and get vertical. It feels good for a bit, then blood rushes to my head. I feel dizzy so Sammy helps me down.

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The pay-off I feel relaxed and centred after the class and my body has had a good stretch. The pain factor I’m a little sore in my legs the next day – which hopefully means that I did a decent workout. Who should do it? Anyone who wants to try an interesting type of yoga, with some help in holding positions. The bill? It’s $38 for the one-hour class or $175 for five classes.

WOULD I DO IT AGAIN?

I would be tempted – it was a relaxing way to do yoga. ● Universal Practice 8 Albert Street, Richmond 9421 1049 info@universalpractice.com.au

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About Bernadette

Bernadette Donnelly loves working as part of the community, both inside and outside Siena College, where she is deputy principal of learning and teaching. special promotion

WHO WAS YOUR INSPIRATION AT SCHOOL AND WHY? Growing up in a country town – Warragul – provided me with a strong understanding of the importance of community. My schooling experiences there were central to this. I was fortunate to have had a number of inspirational teachers who encouraged me in my learning. They took an active interest in me and were always challenging me to do better. And they were always genuinely interested in me as a person. In particular, my year 12 English teacher Joan Pilgrim was a significant influence and possibly the reason why I became an English teacher.

what iNSPIRed you TO BECOME A TEACHER? My parents were very encouraging of me and my four brothers and it was expected that we would pursue further education. As they had never had the opportunity to even finish school, they felt passionate that their children would. I chose teaching as a career as I loved the idea of working with young people and being part of a community that encouraged learning.

I was fortunate enough to be offered a job in Springvale that I really loved. I remember the ongoing support and encouragement that I received from some staff who helped me make the transition into teaching, from university. I taught year 7 and 8 English, history and religious education. I was surprised that parents treated me so respectfully even though I was so young. It was fun, challenging and fulfilling. Very early on I learnt that how I fulfilled my role as a teacher was the link that nurtured a student’s interest and passion to accomplish their future dreams.

WHAT JOB HAS HAD THE BIGGEST IMPACT ON YOU AS A TEACHER? I have been incredibly lucky to work in a number of fantastic schools and each of them has positively impacted on me in some way. My short but amazing time on an Aboriginal community outside Katherine in the Northern Territory proved to be a truly formative experience. In terms of my teaching it made me be more flexible and adaptable because every day would be completely different and often unpredictable, which was also completely outside the control of the students. I learnt a lot about resilience, to follow through on what you believe in and not be put off by obstacles. I have come to understand that a successful contemporary learning community is one that is based on teams who collaborate to implement real change for the benefit of the community. Within this supportive community, I believe it is important that we work with our young people so they gain confidence and the 24 THE WEEKLY REVIEW \ AUGUST 31, 2016

(SCOTT McNAUGHTON)

WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST DAY OF TEACHING LIKE?

“we cannot underestimate the impact we can have” – Bernadette donnelly

necessary skills to engage and contribute to the wider context.

WHAT DOES YOUR ROLE INVOLVE? Taking on the role of deputy principal learning and teaching has been another opportunity to grow and learn again in a new environment. Working within the Dominican charism, which values prayer, study, service and community, adds an extra dimension to the purpose of my role in providing a holistic approach to the education of our Siena girls. We cannot underestimate the impact we can have on the lives of our students and, therefore, it is important that we are conscious of developing positive relationships.

WHAT WAS IT LIKE WORKING AT A SCHOOL (WITH YOUR HUSBAND) THAT YOUR CHILDREN ATTENDED? We were part of a community that didn’t really think this was unusual. We were all very respectful of each other’s place and independence.

WHAT DO THE STUDENTS TEACH YOU? Teaching secondary school students keeps you young. I love finding out about the newest technology or trend. Their enthusiasm and energy is often contagious. ● melissa.heagney@theweeklyreview.com.au

ABOUT SIENA COLLEGE » A Catholic school for young women in the Dominican tradition, years 7-12 » Ideally located on Riversdale Road in the leafy surrounds of Camberwell » Is committed to educating students towards the intelligent use of liberty and empowering them to develop into confident and articulate young women » siena.vic.edu.au


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After graduating from Siena College, Marie Joyce studied at the University of Melbourne, earning a bachelor of arts (hons), master of educational psychology and PhD in psychology. She has worked as an academic and clinical psychologist over many years. In 2013 she was awarded the Australian Psychological Society’s President’s Award for a Distinguished Contribution to Psychology in Australia and the following year was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for services to psychology. Marie is a founding member of the Refugee Tertiary Education Committee (RTEC) and has worked to bring online higher education programs to overseas camp-based refugees. ●

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Professor of Emergency Medicine

Anne-Maree Kelly, Australasia’s first female professor of emergency medicine, has studied and researched in the medical field since her final year at Siena. She has bachelor degrees (medicine and surgery) and a PhD in medicine (research) from the University of Melbourne, is a Fellow of the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine and has a masters of clinical education from the University of NSW. She has practised emergency medicine in South Australia, New Zealand and Victoria and is an internationally recognised teacher, researcher and clinician. For the past 20 years she has worked at Western Health in Footscray where she is director of emergency medicine. ●

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When she left Siena College, Geraldine Collins set out to be a chef. But after six weeks’ work in a kitchen, she realised it wasn’t for her and gastronomy’s loss became the legal world’s gain. This was particularly so for those seeking personal injury compensation against large organisations – Geraldine represented them in her role with Maurice Blackburn. She started with the firm in 1998 and became a partner in 2006. Geraldine has also worked on behalf of asylum seekers – fund-raising and writing letters, reflecting the importance of social justice she learnt at Siena College. Geraldine also teaches skiing to people who have spinal injuries. ●

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Georgina McKay has a great enthusiasm for politics and social justice and it has been evident since her days as Siena College’s captain of Veritas (the student publication). After graduating, Georgina completed a bachelor of arts majoring in political science and history and a juris doctor at the University of Melbourne. She undertook an internship with both Victoria Legal Aid and the Australian Consulate-General in New York. She has volunteered with organisations including the Oaktree Foundation, which sees young people lead the way to end poverty locally and globally. Georgina works as a lawyer for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Canberra. ●

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e’s king of the kids on ABC TV as the high-pitched host Jimmy Giggle on Giggle and Hoot, but when he’s not dealing the funny card to amuse small children, you’ll find Jimmy Rees at his home on the Mornington Peninsula with his wife Tori and their son Lenny. The couple bought their home four years ago and spent a year living in Sydney to fit with the busy presenter’s schedule, but with all their respective families in Melbourne it seemed inevitable they’d return. Comfort is the key at the Rees’ home, where living revolves around the gas fireplace, on the large comfy sofa and kicking out the jams on his electronic drum kit. It’s where Jimmy trades high-energy entertainment for adult time with those he holds close. ● JANE ROCCA jrocca@theweeklyreview.com.au

F E N D E R A C O U S T I C G U I TA R Tori got me this Fender acoustic guitar for my birthday present in 2009. We had actually just started going out and she also organised a plaque with a love message on it. My dad had a guitar and I would play his at 14. I guess that’s when my interest began.

S O FA I have a high-energy job and travel a lot. When I am home I love nothing more than to chill on a very comfortable couch. It’s where we sit to watch TV or play PlayStation.

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I wear thongs every chance I get. I love summer and you’ll find me in shorts and thongs. I should probably live in FNQ. F I occasionally  occasionally have to boil them to stop the smell.

T Tori’s sister suggested we go for a superhero theme so we bought a child’s mobile from Etsy, got Batman masks and put them on the walls. We have fond memories of getting ready for Lenny’s arrival.

THERMOMIX I love cooking and gadgets, so this is the perfect utensil for me. My Swiss aunty had one and got me on to it. I can whip up a stroganoff or eggs benedict and prepare meals for Lenny. We got it three years ago.

WEDDING PICTURES We got married on September 21, 2013. Meeting T Tori was the best thing that ever happened. We’ve done a lot in a few years of being together, like moving in together, buying a home, moving to Sydney and having a child. We wouldn’t have it any other way.

BEANBAG The beanbag was purchased from a shop in Frankston but was a nightmare to assemble – we had balls going all over the place. It was $150. It’s another chair option when we want to sit on the floor next to Lenny and play.

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Inspired by handmade jewellery and origami, the building’s three-dimensional diamond-patterned facade will shimmer in sunlight and be accentuated at night by an integrated LED installation. When completed in early 2019, it will be Melbourne’s first illuminated residential tower. It will also be Melbourne’s first inner-city tower to feature kitchen appliances by Sub-Zero and Wolf, the high-end brand favoured by celebrity chefs. Sales agent Christian Numa says that 88 Melbourne is proving highly attractive to owner-occupiers with half of the apartments now taken. “Every detail of 88 Melbourne has been designed for owner-occupiers and our buyers to date are nearly all city professionals and downsizers,” Christian says. “Buyers love the fact that every apartment in the building has the highest quality fit-out including solid granite bench tops, Hansgrohe tapware, Miele or Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances.” There is secure parking for 197 cars on levels one to seven. ● LIZ McLACHLAN lmclachlan@theweeklyreview.com.au

Location, location In the midst of the Southbank entertainment precinct, 88 Melbourne is a five-minute walk to Crown Casino and an eight-minute walk from the CBD. Southbank’s arts precinct and first-class restaurants, retail and top entertainment and sports venues are on the doorstep.

INTERIORS KPDO has created interiors inspired by the sophistication of European hotels and prestigious homes focusing on soft luxury with textural finishes. Oak floorboards flow through living areas with wool carpet in bedrooms. The kitchens have granite benchtops with timber laminate cabinetry, high-end appliances by Miele or Sub-Zero and Wolf. Most kitchens have an island bench. Bathrooms feature blown glass pendants and dual contrast mirrors with large basins set within timber veneer joinery. ●

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n the midst of Southbank’s entertainment precinct, 88 Melbourne is designed to offer owner-occupiers all the advantages of distinctive design, five-star amenities and a first-class location. The $100-million, 60-storey tower has been designed by architects Rothelowman in conjunction with Kerry Phelan Design Office to create 252 city residences for people looking to upgrade their lifestyles. Prices range from $499,800 for a one-bedroom apartment to $15 million for a full-floor penthouse. Thanks to the building’s shallower floor plates, the apartments have greater exposure to natural light and views that take in the city, bay, Yarra River, Docklands and Albert Park. In response to rising demand for luxury apartments, most have two or three bedrooms and layouts feature larger living spaces. The 13 upper levels are dedicated to three-bedroom residences, sub-penthouses and two full-floor penthouses. Residents will have the use of a double-height floor of amenities, including a 19-metre indoor lap pool, wine cellar and bar, private dining room, lounge spaces and terraces. Also dual-height, the lobby features a concierge service and fireplace.

The concierge will greet residents in 88 Melbourne’s grand dual-height lobby with its terraced entrance, fireplace and sculptural art space. With a six-metre ceiling height, level eight is devoted to resident amenities including a 19-metre indoor lap pool with spa, steam room and sauna, a wine cellar with tasting area and bar and private terrace, flexible lounge-style meeting areas for socialising and relaxing and a large-format private dining room with catering kitchen. Terraces feature extensive seating, garden and barbecue facilities. There are also two fully equipped gyms in the building. ●

Luxurious features in the layouts of 88 Melbourne’s residences include walk-in wardrobes, separate laundries, island benches, built-in desks, baths and double vanities. Most apartments have an entrance area rather than opening directly into living space. The majority of the 252 apartments have two bedrooms and range in size from 62 to 88 square metres. The 46 three-bedroom apartments range from 112 to 194 square metres internally. The two full-floor penthouses are 450 square metres internally. ● AUGUST 31, 2016 \ THE WEEKLY REVIEW 29


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he experience of “home” has been light through the ground level, where expanded and enriched at a new South large panels of natural stone add opulence Yarra development through exceptional and warmth. amenities and communal spaces. On level six, residents can meet in the When architects Bird de la Coeur designed climate-controlled wine room, hold dinners 661 Chapel Street, they set out to enhance its or functions in one of two dining rooms, have residents’ experience and concept of home, a barbecue with friends on the timber deck, extending personal spaces into a vertical work out in the fully equipped gym or take village with outstanding facilities. a dive in the 25-metre lap pool, detox in the “At 661 Chapel Street, you are not just going steam and sauna room, or relax in the sun home to your apartment, you are going home on daybeds around the deck or in the spa to an enhanced environment that offers an pool. They can take their pick from a choice incredible layering of rich experiences,” of lounges, including a summer lounge, architect Neil de la Coeur says. sports lounge and a wintergarden with “We have designed 661 Chapel a free-standing fireplace. A curved “residents Street so that its residents will feel 20-seat cinema inspired by sculptor uplifted by going home.” Richard Serra will appear within will feel The grand and impressive the level as a striking sculpture uplifted” $154 million project has spectacular creating art from function. city and river views from its “We wanted to make all of these gleaming, curved 30-storey tower. The facilities an extension of your apartment 127 apartments feature layouts of one to four and feel like part of your own space. So we bedrooms with up to 271 square metres of have made the building feel welcoming in internal living space and up to 88 metres of every area by taking great care over detail private outdoor space, and there are two levels to convey a total and authentic experience of shared communal spaces and facilities. of home. We focused on details such as the On the ground level, a grand porte-cochere fireplaces and furniture to make bespoke and in the forecourt is formed by the building’s intimate spaces for people – a lot of smaller lap pool, which projects dramatically over spaces where you can sit on your own or with the entrance. The porte-cochere protects friends or with your neighbours,” Neil says. the entrance to a four-storey sculpture The softer and sumptuous interiors are walkway featuring the work of internationally designed to contrast with the building’s renowned artists. crystalline exterior. Tactile finishes make Residents will then be greeted by the spaces more intimate and welcoming with concierge service and have the choice of large pieces of grained stone, beautiful rugs relaxing in a music corner or the library, and soft furnishings and spectacular light catching up with friends in one of several fittings that are sculptures in themselves. sumptuous lounges or meeting work “As soon as you step off the footpath at colleagues in an elegant private meeting or 661 Chapel Street, you will feel like you dining room. are home.” ● LIZ McLACHLAN Two storeys of onyx and glass windows lmclachlan@theweeklyreview.com.au looking on to lush gardens will draw natural

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his luxe three-level Sackville Ward town residence hits a sweet spot for design, location and value. It’s the fourth and final residence to be released in Montana, a small-scale development in Mountain Grove off Sackville Street that won best small-scale multi-dwelling residential development in the 2016 Boroondara Urban Design Awards. Residence four has large family-home proportions – it’s 467.5 square metres including the four-car basement garage. For $3.5 million plus, it ticks off an exhaustive wish list of luxury elements, including a private lift, full-width wrap-around north and east-facing garden courtyards, high-end finishes, innovative contemporary layout, second living area, wine cellar, home theatre and sumptuous main bedroom suite. Montana was designed, developed and built by Virgon Property Group. Director John Virgona says it’s unusual to find a new medium-density house-sized residence in this location. “It is incredible value in the Sackville precinct and offers a beautifully crafted, spacious and peaceful living environment.” Street access is via a tree-lined boardwalk and through a metal art gate into a private entry courtyard. Vertical limed Victorian ash slats screen a wide entry foyer from open-plan living, which has two full-height window

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walls to garden terraces, landscaped into timber decked ‘outdoor rooms’ for living and dining on stone-style porcelain paving. Inside, extra-wide American oak engineered boards run through the living area, with a naturally toned pure wool carpet for bedrooms and stairs. Calacatta marble tops the substantial kitchen island, benches and splashbacks and the kitchen features custom 2pac joinery, Miele appliances and integrated Liebherr refrigerator and freezer. A large flexible ground-level room offers the option of a fourth bedroom, study or second living room opening to a private garden courtyard, and with an adjoining bathroom. Upstairs, panoramic windows flood the main bedroom with light. The show-stopping en suite has a skylight over a free-standing stone bath, Calacatta marble double floating vanity with louvred windows at either end, a walk-in shower, grey stone wall and floor tiling. Skylights brighten the fully fitted walk-in wardrobe and family bathroom. There are two further generous bedrooms, one with an en suite. The home theatre and wine cellar are in the basement, along with a fourth bathroom and large laundry. ● LIZ McLACHLAN lmclachlan@theweeklyreview.com.au

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55 Claremont offers you the exclusive opportunity to customise your home with multi award winning architects Bird de la Coeur. Boutique in size with only 37 residences, 55 Claremont residents will have access to a private winter lounge retreat, BMW in-house car service and superior Gaggenau kitchens with interior design by HASSELL.

Michael L Yates & Co. invite you to attend an evening with the architect to create your ideal South Yarra residence within the magnificent 55 Claremont project. Thursday 8th September from 6pm-7:30pm. 55 Claremont Display Suite. Shop 4 Yarra Lane, South Yarra. RSVP: John Roach - 0416 137 359 or jroach@elementrealestate.com Drinks & canapĂŠs provided.

Display suite open Sat - Sun 12 - 2pm or by appointment. Shop 4, Yarra Lane, South Yarra (off Yarra Street).

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s housing styles go, it doesn’t get more varied – or more interesting – than Domain Road, South Yarra. From Victorian mansions to ’20s houses, art deco flats, the Robin Boyd residential tower and the multiresidential pyramid by architects Wood Marsh, the street accepts all comers to produce a vibrant, eclectic mix. Take this Spanish mission, Hollywood-style mansion, for example, which has been gutted and renovated, merging original heritage features with modern fittings and fixtures. The renovation has brought the house back to life, provided much-needed natural light and created an inviting home. Along the way, the owners have taken it back to its Spanish mission origins, stripped off layers of render, removed tacked-on extensions and added a swimming pool. Landscape designer Robert Boyle designed and revived the garden. Mature Canary Island palm trees were craned on to the site. Yorkshire stones from old roads and footpaths were used as garden pavers. If that was not enough, the house has a broad north-facing view that cannot be built out. The reason? A former eccentric – and cashed-up – owner made news in 1993 by buying the property at the rear to cut down a tree that was blocking his view. Not satisfied with getting the best view in South Yarra, he then slapped a single-storey covenant on the house before putting it back on the market. An extreme move, perhaps, but one that means 268 Domain Road will never lose its remarkable views. Built in 1926, the five-bedroom, six-bathroom house was designed by architects Irwin & Stevenson, who were among the leaders of the Spanish mission style in Melbourne. Crisp traditional is how the vendors describe their opulent home. Features such as the moulded ceiling in the foyer were reproduced in other rooms. The roof was restored, plumbing, wiring and all services replaced. The attention to detail is extraordinary – from the smallest door handle to the window and door frames and skirtings, the finishes are perfect. This is zoned living on a grand scale.

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The colour palette is a welcome change from traditional all-white interiors. In the sitting room and family room, grey walls contrast with white-painted ceilings and skirting boards. French oak floors are used throughout the living areas, mostly in a chevron design. Even the powder room gets the glamour treatment, with moody grey wallpaper with orange fish, a mirrored wall and a marble vanity with cut-glass taps. Calacatta marble stars in the splashback and island bench in the kitchen. An overhead light fitting by lighting designer Christopher Boots lights the kitchen bench. Another of Boots’ works hangs above the dining room table. A massive six-burner Ilve stovetop and double oven is matched by a semi-commercial rangehood, bespoke French oak cabinetry and a butler’s pantry. It’s a quick step down to the family room with a second powder room and home office. All the living areas open to the spectacular loggia, which looks out over the heated pool with spa, built-in barbecue and landscaped garden. Upstairs, there are five bedrooms, each with an en suite. The main bedroom and two others have french doors to the first-floor balcony, which is the best vantage point for enjoying the view – and the fireworks on New Year’s Eve. The main bedroom suite exudes old-style Hollywood glamour with the luxury of space, wallpaper used sparingly, and voluminous grey linen curtains. The en suite floor is tiled in Italian glass mosaic and has floor-to-ceiling marble walls. It has two chrome-trimmed vanities, mirrored cabinets, a free-standing bath and double shower. A sliding door on the other side of the bedroom opens to the walk-in wardrobe. Four other bedrooms are off the long hallway. A nanny’s quarters or home theatre in the basement has a bathroom, bar and kitchenette. Ducted heating and cooling, a Sonos audio system and a three-car garage plus extra parking complete the five-star package at this famous address. ● MARIA HARRIS property@theweeklyreview.com.au

final word “Timeless architecture, sympathetically & extensively renovated for modern family living on the crest of Domain Hill.” MARCUS CHIMINELLO – agent

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Marshall White \ 9822 9999

ADVERTISING INQUIRIES REGIONAL SALES MANAGER \ MATTHEW MAASDIJK mmaasdijk@theweeklyreview.com.au M \ 0417 307 710

Fast facts \ Restored and renovated 1920s Spanish mission-style mansion on 870 square metres; four living spaces; five bedrooms with en suites; study; Calacatta marble kitchen with semi-industrial Ilve stove, rangehood and integrated fridges/freezers; butler’s pantry; laundry; elegant powder room; home office; basement home theatre or nanny’s quarters; French oak floors; grand fireplaces; decorative moulded ceilings; bespoke timber cabinetry; imported fittings and fixtures; spectacular loggia; solar- and gas-heated pool with spa; built-in barbecue; gardens designed by Robert Boyle; three-car garage

The real estate cover story (right) and We Love It property reviews on the following pages have been visited by TWR journalists. Agents’ Choices and Out of Town are promotions provided by the selling agent.

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MALVERN \ 17 SHAFTESBURY AVENUE In a tree-lined Malvern street graced mostly by red brick houses, this contemporary two-level residence is a commanding presence. Its modern facade contrasts white and oak finishes, while a grand, central glass front door showcases elegance. Once inside, polished concrete floors complement the custom cabinetry. At the front left of the house, the living area is bright with plenty of natural light. Further down, there’s a full-sized laundry with generous bench and cupboard space. The 2pac kitchen has Smeg appliances, a butler’s pantry, soft-closing drawers and a freestanding bench with aged-steel hanging lights. Opposite, in the rear right of the house, is a meals and second living area with a grey stone gas fireplace and floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the landscaped garden. There are four bedrooms upstairs. The main has a walk-in wardrobe and en suite with lavish Italian tiling and a double shower. There’s also a central retreat ideal for children. Outside, the Bayon Gardens-designed yard has bluestone steps leading to a fire pit. There’s also a cosy outdoor area with a built-in bench seat. Other features include a double garage, zoned heating and cooling and an indoor-outdoor sound system. ● SUZAN DELIBASIC

POSTCODE

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PROPERTY ID » 2012979056

Price \ $3.5 million +

RICHMOND \ 41 WALTHAM STREET

Auction \ September 3 at 11am

AGENTS’ CHO I CE POSTCODE

3141

VISIT \ domain.com.au Abercromby’s \ 9864 5300

11a Nicholson Street, South Yarra 4

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POSTCODE

3127

2/33 Chestnut Street, Surrey Hills 3

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Agent: Michael Derham 0425 790 233 ................................................................. Price: $2.5 million + ................................................................. Auction: Saturday September 10 at 12.30pm ................................................................. OFI: Sat & Sun noon-12.30pm .................................................................

Agent: Tim Heavyside 0403 020 404 ................................................................. Price: $900,000 - $1 million ................................................................. Auction: Saturday September 3 at 1.30pm ................................................................. OFI: Wed noon-12.30pm; Sat 1-1.30pm .................................................................

Period beauty and contemporary brilliance have been stylishly and successfully combined throughout this refined family Victorian home close to Fawkner Park.

In a quiet cul-de-sac at the rear of only two, this spacious one-level, threebedroom home is near prized schools, Wattle Park and tram.

Let's eat lunch @ Cafe Republic, 158-160 Toorak Road Let's eat dinner @ France-Soir, 11 Toorak Road Let's drink coffee @ Two Birds One Stone, 12 Claremont Street

Let's eat lunch @ Peta's Cafe, 164 Elgar Road Let's eat dinner @ Box Hill Golf Club, 202 Station Street Let's drink coffee @ Chocolate Couture, 1069 Riversdale Road

PROPERTY ID » 2012976922

Price \ About $3.5 million

Private auction \ September 6

There are plenty of surprises to be found in this Victorian house. From the street, it presents a traditional facade, with an iron fence, decorative lacework and raised verandah. Step inside, however, and a more contemporary story unfolds. To the right of the hallway is a study with three walls of bookshelves, a built-in desk and a marble fireplace. The hall ends at a show-stopping open-plan area with dramatically high ceilings, timber floors and a wall of glass. The designer kitchen has three ovens and an island bench in black Italian marble. Stacker doors along one wall open to the large courtyard and luxurious pool. A concealed staircase leads down to a laundry and den, which has a home cinema and a wine cellar. The upper floor replicates the quality and craftsmanship of the lower levels, with two Carrara marble bathrooms and four bedrooms. At the front, the main bedroom has a west-facing balcony, walk-in wardrobe and en suite with a large bath. Off-street parking in the courtyard is accessed from Darlington Parade. ● FRANCESCA CARTER

POSTCODE

3121

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PRAHRAN \ 33 GRANDVIEW GROVE Charles Nott, a land boom developer, retained prominent architects to design mansions that he built along both sides of Grandview Grove. This was in the decade bisected by the bank crash of 1893. That watershed ushered in dramatic changes – architectural styles, materials, even indoor plumbing and electric light. Many remain. This one, built in 1895, was one of the grandest and once Nott’s own home. After decades of neglect, it was restored a few years ago to its original grandeur. All 10 fireplaces, timber and plaster mouldings, wallpapers, tiling and converted gasoliers sit comfortably with late additions and changes to provide a luxurious family home. A sitting room, library and dining room, family room and kitchen, laundry and cloakroom make up the ground floor. On the upper floor, reached by a spectacular staircase, the main suite contains two big bedrooms, a dressing room and a bathroom. Two more bedrooms are grouped around a bathroom and cloakroom. Most rooms access the return balconies and enjoy city views. The original cellar, in the bluestone foundations, has been extended and provides a theatre and gym. The double block has been well landscaped and includes a heated, tiled swimming pool, north-south floodlit tennis court, double garage and cubby. ● NEIL CLEREHAN

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3181

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PROPERTY ID » 2012991576

Price \ $8 million +

Expressions of interest \ Close September 13 at 5pm

TOORAK \ 65 HOPETO T UN RO TO ROA OAD POSTCODE

3124

1288 Toorak Road, Camberwell 4

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Agent: Eva Gyorodi 0411 850 171 ................................................................. Price: $2.7 million + ................................................................. Auction: Saturday September 3 at 10.30am ................................................................. OFI: Saturday from 10.00am .................................................................

POSTCODE

3146

1 Maitland Street, Glen Iris 3

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Agent: Michael Hingston 0412 922 488 ................................................................. Price: $2.2 million + ................................................................. Auction: Saturday September 17 at 3pm ................................................................. OFI: Thu 11.30am-noon; Sat 3.30-4pm .................................................................

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PROPERTY ID » 2012973963

RT Edgar \ 9826 1000 Price \ $11 million – $12 million Expressions of interest \ Close September 9 at 3pm

Lavish modern styling and oodles of light-filled space unite in this exquisite home by Comdain Homes, with spectacular landscaping by TLC Design.

With a long and graceful history, this grand Federation home encapsulates the imagination and flamboyance of pre-WWI architecture.

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

Let's eat lunch @ Glen Iris Pantry, 106 Glen Iris Road Let's eat dinner @ Preserve Kitchen, 32 High Street Let's drink coffee @ Platform Espresso, 1529 High Street

There’s Toorak real estate and then there’s Toorak “surreal” estate. Giving full credence to the adjective, this beautiful, two-storey 1930s house commands a tranquil position on 1970 square metres in one of Toorak’s best streets. The house is concealed at street level. Only as you work your way past the lavish front garden does it come into full view. Either side of the marble entry, the carpeted lounge and dining rooms are decidedly formal, with lush drapery, cornices, chandeliers and open fireplaces. A carpeted study or bedroom is situated near the timber kitchen with stainless-steel appliances and a series of more casual, tiled and largely open-plan living spaces. There’s a courtyard, too. Upstairs is carpeted, with five bedrooms, a central bathroom and separate walk-in storage. The main bedroom an impressive suite with a walk-in wardrobe, en suite and private balcony. ● JULIAN HEALEY

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3142

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KEW \ 140 BROUGHAM STREET

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PROPERTY ID » 2012976475

Sotheby’s \ 9825 0555 Price \ About $5 million Expressions of interest \ Close September 6 at 2pm

PROPERTY ID » 2012964064

Karen Gornalle & Associates \ 9888 5508

Price \ $2.1 million +

Private sale

Sunset makes a spectacular backdrop to cocktails at the top of Brivana. At any POSTCODE hour, the view westward from the penthouse terrace is glorious. This single-level penthouse occupies the second storey of the Gabor Hubay-designed apartments. It was built with an eye to posterity; the crystal chandeliers and American oak doors and cabinetry will be just as beautiful 100 years from now. Formal living and dining areas, a study and a family room offer ample space, and all open to the enormous glass-bounded terrace. The marble family and meals area includes the kitchen, sleek in granite with Gaggenau appliances, and a walk-in pantry. Towering oak doors lead to the cream-carpeted dining and living area and, behind bookshelves, the study. The three double bedrooms have marble en suites and oak wardrobes; the main has a spa bathroom and fitted dressing room with basin. Four basement car spaces are on title. A lift serves the private foyer. ● ALISON BARCLAY

Open space and sharp, clean lines are two elements often synonymous with modern design. The former isn’t always easy to accomplish in the footprint of a single-fronted Victorian house but the redevelopment here is a success. A mix of ceiling heights, the voluminous central hall and large, seamless windows create a bright, spacious and stylish interior. This begins with a guest bedroom near the entry. It has high ceilings and doors, a built-in wardrobe and subway-tiled en suite. The hall passes a central courtyard or lightwell on its way to the open-plan living area. The Miele-equipped kitchen takes up a third of this space. It has natural stone benches and doors to the lightwell and a courtyard garden at the rear. The dining and living spaces also have access to the outdoors and are warmed by a gas fireplace. Upstairs, three more bedrooms are carpeted and have split-system air-conditioning and built-in wardrobes. Two share a central family bathroom. The main, with en suite and balcony, gets prime position at the front. ● JULIAN HEALEY

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3101

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AGENTS’ CHO I CE POSTCODE

3141

63/85 Alexandra Avenue, South Yarra 3

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POSTCODE

3144

30 Monaro Road, Kooyong 5

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POSTCODE 2

3143

24 Hume Street, Armadale 3

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3102

32 Coleman Avenue, Kew East 4

2

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Agent: Andrew Sahhar 0417 363 358 ................................................................. Price: $1.3 million ................................................................. Auction: Forthcoming ................................................................. OFI: By appointment .................................................................

Agent: Andrew Hayne 0418 395 349 ................................................................. Price: $6 million ................................................................. Auction: Saturday September 3 at 12.30pm ................................................................. OFI: Thu 11-11.30am; Sat noon-12.30pm .................................................................

Agent: Anthony Grimwade 0418 382 226 ................................................................. Price: $1.6 million + ................................................................. Auction: Saturday September 3 at 11am ................................................................. OFI: Wed noon-12.30pm; Sat from 10.30am .................................................................

Agent: Damian De Iacovo 0431 740 658 ................................................................. Price: About $1.4 million ................................................................. Auction: Saturday September 17 at 10am ................................................................. OFI: Thu 2-2.30pm; Sat 1-1.30pm .................................................................

Alexandra Apartments, located with easy access to Yarra River walking tracks, endless cafes and restaurants, represents the perfect South Yarra lifestyle.

Prominently positioned in one of Kooyong's finest avenues on 1412sqm (approx), this prestige residence with pool and tennis court delivers the ultimate family lifestyle.

Elegant freestanding, three-bedroom Victorian in the heart of Armadale and only a moment's walk to Union Street Park and Armadale Station.

Beautifully maintained family home has two large living zones, an entertainer's kitchen, north-facing deck, double garage, second garage and gym or studio.

Let's eat lunch @ Thirty Eight Chairs, 4a Bond Street Let's eat dinner @ Caffe e Cucina, 581 Chapel Street Let's drink coffee @ Two Birds One Stone, 12 Claremont Street

Let's eat lunch @ Nom Nom's, 487 Glenferrie Road Let's eat dinner @ Cumin Thai, 481 Glenferrie Road Let's drink coffee @ Croutons Fine Food, 1/475 Glenferrie Road

Let's eat lunch @ Coin Laundry Cafe, 61 Armadale Street Let's eat dinner @ Barca Food & Wine, 1007 High Street Let's drink coffee @ Gardiner and Field, 43 Union Street

Let's eat lunch @ Fat Penguin, 713 High Street Let's eat dinner @ Di Palma's, 686 High Street Let's drink coffee @ Ora Specialty Coffee, 156 Pakington Street

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SURREY HILLS \ 112 CROYDON ROAD

WE LOVE IT

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PROPERTY ID » 2012973047

Kedleston has a namesake in Derbyshire, whose 18th-century facade inspired this stately addition to one of Surrey Hills’ loveliest avenues. However, it’s unlikely the original could top this sterling location, a minute’s walk from Union Road. “We regularly host visitors and there is always the comment ‘How lucky you are –

everything is so convenient’,” says the man of the manor, who commissioned the house 25 years ago for his family. The two-storey house is perfectly private. A gated wall guards a landscaped courtyard, while the rear garden – a magnificent lawn with three patios – is secluded by high hedges. The double garage has internal access. Indoors, French oak parquetry, marble and

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Fletchers \ 9836 2222

POSTCODE

3127

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Price \ $2.2 million – $2.4 million

33 Mills St 51 Dent St

Auction \ September 3 at noon

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CAMBERWELL 19 Stanhope Gve

ARMADALE

Jellis Craig

SOUTH YARRA

KEW EAST

43 Oswin St 32 Coleman Ave

KOOYONG 30 Monaro Rd

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complemented by granite benchtops and a walk-in pantry. Step through the meals area to the family room, which opens to the Vergola patio and its gas barbecue. Upstairs, two double bedrooms share a bathroom, a third has an en suite, and the main has a brown marble spa bathroom. All bedrooms have built-in or walk-in wardrobes. ● ALISON BARCLAY

11a Nicholson St 48 Howitt St

Abercromby’s Jellis Craig

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Marshall White 115

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CANTERBURY

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6 Salisbury Gve

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SURREY HILLS

5a Garden St 503 Tooronga Rd

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67 128 151

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3/39 Mayston St 34 Anderson Rd 11 Mowbray St

106 102

MONT ALBERT NORTH

36 Banool Rd 16 Goodwood St

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1/38 Belgravia Ave

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FITZROY PRAHRAN

GLEN IRIS

BALWYN NORTH

BOX HILL

PYALONG

BRIGHTON BURWOOD 10 Hastings St

RICHMOND

Marshall White 132

124 136 134

74 Gladstone St 23 Campbell St 16 Charles St

101 83 108

17 Spencer Plc 36 36b Corsair St

205/1 Wallace Ave 4/20 Grange Rd

RT Edgar 107 Sotheby’s 109

WINDSOR 2/4 Mary St

Gary Peer 150

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Brighton 50-52 Bay Street

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"Eloc" circa 1874: Splendour and Potential on 1,759sqm

Auction Saturday 17 September - 12.30pm

One of Brighton´s finest estates offers grandeur and vast land, close to the beach and near schools, shops & transport. On 1,759sqm app., "Eloc" reveals rare, exceptional opportunities STCA. The landmark Victorian home is set well back from the street in sprawling gardens, adding to the sense of seclusion. North-facing lounge and dining rooms are resplendent with original features and the family room looks out to a pool and hedged garden. From the stately hallway to the marble fireplaces and tall ceilings, this is a home like no other.

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Limitless Family Allure

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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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Smart Ideas, Superbly Executed

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When Elegance Meets Excellence

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A4 | B2 | C2

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| 11a Nicholson Street

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Michael Derham 0425 790 233 Hugh Hardy 0407 339 807 Office 9864 5300

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Saturday 10th September at 12.30pm

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Surround Yourself With Style

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Period beauty and contemporary brilliance have been combined with outstanding skill to ensure this refined four bedroom, two bathroom Victorian responds superbly to family requirements close to Fawkner Park. The spectacular lines and northern light of the living/dining spaces are complemented by a Miele kitchen, surround sound and seamless flow to a sunny backdrop where appealing privacy and a heated spa enhance enjoyment. Fabulous upstairs parents´ retreat. Hydronic heating. Secure parking for two cars.

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A4 | B3 | C3

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| 210 Waverley Road

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Rob Vickers-Willis 0412 210 066 Emma Pierson 0409 182 310 Office 9864 5300

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Where Quality Clearly Comes First

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106 St Georges Road Toorak

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53-55 Hopetoun Road Toorak

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2/29 Washington Street Toorak

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AUCTION SATURDAY Ground Floor Residence, 21 Albany Road Toorak AUCTION

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35 Stonnington Place Toorak

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33 Grandview Grove Prahran

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3

2

CONTACT

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AUCTION SATURDAY 1 Warringal Place Eaglemont

5

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40 Swinburne Avenue Hawthorn

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58 Auburn Grove Hawthorn East

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AUCTION SATURDAY 83 Victoria Road Hawthorn East

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3 First Avenue Kew

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2 Molesworth Street Canterbury

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PRIVATE AUCTION

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EOI CLOSING TUESDAY 25 Victoria Avenue Canterbury

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399 Barkers Road Kew

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58 William Street East St Kilda 3

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8/1 Muir Street Hawthorn 3

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23 Edgerton Street Hawthorn 4

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82 Middleton Street Highett 5

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2015 BEST LARGE RESIDENTIAL AGENCY IN AUSTRALIA

KEW 83 Normanby Road

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1

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Premier Corner Location - What An Opportunity! First time offered in many decades, this original classic offers exciting possibilities to renovate/extend, rebuild or redevelop (STCA). On a magnificent corner allotment (836 sqm approx) with second frontage to Argyle Road, this substantial 1920s residence currently offers generous rooms & authentic period details for renovation to restore its former glory. Step outside to discover a simply enormous west-facing backyard highlighting the property´s vast dimensions and unexplored future rare potential. Admirably suited to the construction of a grand new residence or for redevelopment (STCA) in this prestigious neighbourhood. Close to leading schools, transport options & Kew Junction. 100 The weekly review \ AUGUST 31, 2016

AUCTION INSPECT GUIDE OFFICE CONTACT

Sat 17 September at 4pm Wed 12-12.30 & Sat 12-12.30 $1,550,000 - $1,700,000 Kew | 9854 8888 Mark Verrocchi 0413 135 935 Nikki Gervasi 0438 166 116


2015 BEST LARGE RESIDENTIAL AGENCY IN AUSTRALIA

EAGLEMONT 7 Glen Drive

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Contemporary Splendour In Heritage Setting Designed by award-winning architect Peter Hirst, this brand-new residence on a vast landscaped block offers magnificently scaled family living with superbly zoned entertaining spaces & a self-contained recreation complex. The home, with expansive terraces, incorporates a formal living/dining wing, informal living open to bespoke kitchen/butler´s pantry, family room; 5 double BRs (3 ensuite); study; luxurious main bathroom, powder rooms & laundry. With 3-car garage, wine cellar, studio, Pool House complete with salt-chlorinated pool, gym & sauna, this distinguished home includes superior appointments, air conditioning, underfloor heating, security & IT systems.

KEW 74 Gladstone Street Classic Clinker Brick, Superb Potential This immaculately presented residence with potential for extension (STCA) on large land (424sqm approx.) close to Kew Junction, transport, schools & freeway access offers 2 double BRs, spacious living room with gas heater, large kitchen/meals, neat bathroom, laundry & garage, plus polished hardwood floors & period detail.

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AUCTION Sat 17 September at 10.30am INSPECT Thur 10:30 - 11 & Sat 1 - 1:30 GUIDE $920,000 - $1,000,000 CONTACT Nick Whyte 0417 131 153 Jessika Spink 0400 176 441 Kew | 9854 8888

AUCTION INSPECT OFFICE CONTACT

Sat 10 September at 3pm Wed 12-12.30 & Wed 6-6.30 & Sat 3-3.45 Ivanhoe | 9490 2900 Nick Smith 0425 755 238 Liz Walker 0412 659 140

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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ONLY THREE REMAINING CON O STRUCTION COMMENCING SEPTEMBER

ACT AC A C TUAL CT UA AL A LD DIIS SPL PL AY PL AY SU SUI SUI U ITE IT TE E

COLLECTION XI 11 LUXURY RESIDENCES IN HAWTHORN EAST Inspect display suite at: 11 Mowbray Street, Hawthorn East Open: Wed & Thurs 2pm - 2:30pm Sat 2pm - 3pm Or call for private appointment: Jeff Phillips 0418 244 411 Mark Wridgway 0419 510 777

THE COLLECTION XI DISPLAY SUITE WILL BE CLOSING ITS DOORS ON SUNDAY 11TH SEPTEMBER Hurry and inspect today and secure your spot at this never to be repeated project. Finished to the highest level, with imported Italian robes and kitchens, Miele appliances, butler’s pantry, huge open plan living areas, 3m ceiling heights, luxuriously tiled bathrooms and Jack Merlo gardens. Construction commencing mid September. Last chance to maximise stamp duty savings and customise your new home.

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Artist Impressions

715–719 Orrong Road An intimate collection of luxurious and contemporary residences Each extravagantly proportioned, single level residence enjoying its own unique city view, vista or leafy surrounds has been individually designed by architects smith+tracey. Interiors by MBA design & landscaped gardens by Paul Bangay Inspections at display suite - 433 Toorak Road, Toorak, Tuesday – Saturday 1.30–2.00pm

www.themirren.com.au

Anthony Grimwade 0418 382 226

Mark Wridgway 0419 510 777

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Penthouse, 60A Heyington Place TOORAK An expansive single level penthouse in a tranquil corner of Melbourne’s premier suburb in a boutique complex of only 7. Lavishly appointed with quality fittings including Miele equipped kitchens, integrated heating/cooling, CBUS, an abundance of natural stone, tall ceilings and 2 secure basement car spaces. Offering the ideal lifestyle with open living spaces and sizeable terrace moments from the banks of the Yarra River and a selection of dining and entertainment opportunities. Builder appointed, Construction commencing. Act quickly to maximise stamp duty savings. sixtyaheyingtonplace.com.au FOR SALE VIEW Wednesday & Saturday 12.00-12.30pm Mark Wridgway 0419 510 777 | Justine Harris 0407 332 618 rtedgar.com.au 104 The weekly review \ AUGUST 31, 2016


65 Hopetoun Road TOORAK This private 1930’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. 65hopetounroad-toorak.com EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST Friday 9th September at 3.00pm (Unless sold prior) VIEW Wednesday & Saturday 1.00-1.30pm Jeremy Fox 0418 339 650 | Oliver Booth 0413 975 723 rtedgar.com.au AUGUST 31, 2016 \ The weekly review 105


34 Anderson Road HAWTHORN EAST 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 kids’ 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. AUCTION Saturday 10th September at 1.30pm (Unless sold prior) 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 rtedgar.com.au 106 The weekly review \ AUGUST 31, 2016


10 Lisbuoy Court TOORAK Stunning new Nicholas Day designed town residence with the perfect blend of formal and informal living areas superbly located in Toorak's finest tree lined Court close to Hawksburn Village shops, cafes, restaurants, major schools and transport. Comprising: Entrance foyer, private lift, library, powder room, formal dining room, fully equipped chef's kitchen, butler's pantry, laundry, open plan living/dining opening to entertaining terrace with plunge pool. Upstairs: 3 double bedrooms (all with ensuites) and study area. Features: Heating/cooling, basement parking for 3 cars, gym/cellar. 10lisbuoycourt-toorak.com EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST Monday 12th September at 3.00pm (Unless sold prior) VIEW Wednesday & Saturday 12.00-12.30pm Michael Ebeling 0418 338 811 | Abby Innes 0423 210 790 rtedgar.com.au

205/1 Wallace Avenue TOORAK Situated in the highly regarded and renowned "One Wallace Avenue", this fabulous and secure well-appointed spacious 2nd floor apartment has the convenience of Toorak Village shops, restaurants and transport right at your doorstep. Comprising: Security entrance to well appointed foyer and 2 lifts, entrance hall, 2 big bedrooms, master with walk in robe and ensuite, central bathroom, study/sunroom or 3rd bedroom. Spacious living/dining areas, West facing balcony/terrace with a modern well-appointed kitchen and meals area. Features: Heating, cooling, 2 car parks, pool and gym. 205-1wallaceavenue-toorak.com AUCTION Saturday 17th September at 11.00am (Unless sold prior) VIEW Wednesday 2.00-2.30pm & Saturday 1.00-1.30pm Anthony Grimwade 0418 382 226 | Tim Wilson 0419 726 769 | James Paull 0430 338 348 rtedgar.com.au AUGUST 31, 2016 \ The weekly review 107


AUCTION THIS SATURDAY

24 Hume Street ARMADALE This elegant freestanding 3 bedroom Victorian is perfectly positioned in the heart of Armadale and only a moments’ 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, big light filled main bedroom with double doors out to North facing courtyard, 2 further bedrooms with BIR's, central bathroom, laundry with 2nd w/c, well-appointed kitchen to big and bright open plan living/dining spaces, double doors leading to private paved courtyard garden. Heating/cooling, security system. 24humestreet-armadale.com AUCTION Saturday 3rd September at 11.00am (Unless sold prior) VIEW Wednesday 12.00-12.30pm & Saturday from 10.30am Anthony Grimwade 0418 382 226 | Tim Wilson 0419 726 769 | James Paull 0430 338 348 rtedgar.com.au

16 Charles Street KEW Maintaining a privileged position opposite Xavier College and mere meters from Trinity Grammar plus MLC, this graceful family home showcases an abundance of space for formal and casual living complete with an alluring in-ground pool. Comprising five bedrooms plus study, including master with ensuite and dressing room, spa bathroom, three lavatories, laundry, formal lounge (OFP), dining, rumpus (bar and cellar), kitchen, meals, family room, lush backyard, solar heated pool plus triple garage. On 815sqm approx., close to shops and transport. AUCTION Saturday 10th September at 11.00am (Unless sold prior) VIEW Thursday 12.30-1.00pm & Saturday 10.30-11.00am Simon Derham 0411 479 994 | Graham Broadhurst 0413 943 650 rtedgar.com.au 108 The weekly review \ AUGUST 31, 2016


Toorak Penthouse/20 Grange Road A Truly Exceptional Whole Floor 3 Bedroom + Study Penthouse

EOI

Closing Tuesday 6th September 2016 at 2:00pm

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‘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.

View

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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

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Melinda Ma 0468 925 666 Office

Sotheby’s Realty 9825 0555

Website melbournesothebysrealty.com

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124 Kooyong Road, Armadale An Armadale icon since it first took its place amidst a streetscape renowned for illustrious Victorian era residences, ´TAYTON´s period integrity is matched by its sophisticated sun-drenched interiors to deliver an exceptional family environment. Grand exterior aesthetics introduce exquisite interior detailing including eight marble fireplaces, five bedrooms, dramatic formal lounge and dining, home office, Carrara marble kitchen, three bright bathrooms and open plan living and dining spaces boasting open fireplace and French doors to the garden. Includes OSP for 2 cars via dual driveway. Land: 858sqm approx. 124kooyongroad-armadale.com Auction Saturday 17th September at 10.30am Inspect Thursday 12-12.30pm & Saturday 11-11.30am James Redfern 0412 360 667 Joanna Nairn 0419 994 664 Madeline Kennedy 0411 873 913

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Camberwell 277 Camberwell Road 9805 1111

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SURREY HILLS 20 KENT ROAD & 3 FELIX STREET

5

Buy One or Buy Both, Multiple Options.

VIEW

Set in the picturesque English Counties Estate, this beautiful c1938 family home with stylish Maggie Edmond architect-designed extension boasts a substantial 5 double bedroom conďŹ guration with 2 bathrooms and a powder room. A sophisticated lounge (OFP) and dining extends to the huge open-plan living (OFP), meals, spotless family kitchen, verandah and pretty garden. In the Camberwell High and Canterbury Girls’ SC zones, walk to the tram and train. OR there is also an exciting opportunity to purchase the separately titled 1078 sqm (approx.) N-S tennis court at 3 Felix Street. Extend the existing home upward for beautiful distant views or build a dream home or 2 prestige townhouses on the tennis court allotment (STCA).

E X P R E S S I O N O F I N T E R E S T Closing 13th September - 6.00pm

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2 Thursday 3.00 - 3.30pm & Saturday 2.30 - 3.00pm

EPR

Please contact Agent

C O N TA C T

Tony Doh 0419 316 676 Steve Burke 0448 331 653 Nick Goold 0408 553 181

OFFICE

Balwyn/Hawthorn 9830 7000


ARMADALE 11 ADELAIDE STREET Premiere position. A beautiful home on approximately 670sqm of absolute prime real estate on the southern end of one of Armadale’s most sought after streets & locales. This very rare opportunity offers an elegant light-filled residence with dynamic dimensions inside & out. Generous formal lounge (OFP) & dining rooms followed by an open plan kitchen, sitting & further lounge area complimented by an elegant fully landscaped private garden. An inviting master bedroom domain (OFP) with walk-in robe & ensuite, powder room, spa bathroom & large separate laundry completes the ground level. Above are three further large double bedrooms, the largest with its own walk-in robe & ensuite & the other two both with robes share a bathroom.

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670 (approx.)

Wednesday 2.45 - 3.15pm, Thursday 12.00 - 12.30pm & Sat as advertised

AUCTION

Sat 10th September - 2.30pm

EPR

Price on Application

C O N TA C T

Andrew James 0411 420 788 Lauchlan Waterfield 0422 290 489 Andrew Summons 0418 321 604

OFFICE

Armadale 9509 0411

hockingstuart.com.au

ARMADALE 11/7 MERCER ROAD Unsurpassed excellence in blue chip setting. Set within the exclusive gated confines of ‘Mercer’, this executive two-storey residence resides in one of Armadale’s finest boulevards on the edge of High Street’s cafés and retail precinct. With an imposing presence and desirable low-maintenance surroundings, the flexible 2/3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom residence exemplifies classic elegance, contemporary luxury and sophisticated design against a backdrop of northern light. With spacious open-plan living, two courtyards, granite kitchen, separate meals, study/ 3rd bedroom and double remote garage, this fully-appointed home combines the security of a gated community with the space of an independent home.

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VIEW

Wednesday 12.45 - 1.15pm & Saturday as advertised

AUCTION

Saturday 17th September - 10.30am

EPR

Price on Application

C O N TA C T

Andrew James 0411 420 788 Andrew Summons 0418 321 604 Walter Summons 0438 576 233

OFFICE

Armadale 9509 0411

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

GLEN IRIS 1/41 EDGAR STREET At the front of only three, beautifully bright with its prized northern aspect, the generous proportions of this single level villa enjoy an elegant ‘house like’ ambience enhanced by superb indoor/ outdoor entertaining, extensive built in storage, a secluded garden and remote double garage. hockingstuart.com.au

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318 (approx.)

VIEW

Wed 12.00 - 12.30pm & Sat as advertised

AUCTION

Sat 17th September - 12.30pm

EPR

Price on application

C O N TA C T

Andrew James 0411 420 788 Tony Doh 0419 316 676

OFFICE

Glen Iris 9818 1888

2 Celia Street GLEN IRIS

www.123samplestreetcaulfieldnorth.com www.2CeliaStreetGlenIris.com

Volumes Of Space To Live, Play & Entertain Auction Saturday 10 September 10:30am Offering a harmonious indoor/outdoor entertaining Inspect Wed 5:30-6:00, Sat 2:00-2:30 & environment with two alfresco areas, formal & casual Sun 11:30-12:00 06 A zones, gourmet kitchen, study & downstairs main, this Contact Daniel Rees 0433 837 502 03 B substantially proportioned residence is sure to become the Dimitry Kelner 0431 051 353 social hub for your family & friends. 02

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

2/4 Mary Street WINDSOR Sleek, Spacious & Convenient - “Citro” Impressively packaged with a contemporary design ethic, this cleverly conceived residence presents executive styling throughout. Projecting an ambience of edgy urban attitude, the home packs a great deal of space into its design making it perfect for entertaining, with a generous living room, dining next to the efficiently planned kitchen, French doors opening to a fabulous alfresco area & high ceilings adding to the dramatic sense of warehouse-like open-plan spaciousness. Enjoying such a peaceful position, the home is only a few minutes’ walk away from public transport & the foodie & fashion scene in Chapel & High Streets. 150 THE WEEKLY REVIEW \ AUGUST 31, 2016

www.123samplestreetcaulfieldnorth.com www.2-4MaryStreetWindsor.com

Auction Saturday 17 September 11:30am Inspect Wed 1:00-1:30 & Sat 11:00-11:30 Contact Daniel Fisher 0409 797 560 Darren Krongold 0438 515 433 Sally Zelman 0412 294 488

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IDEALLY SUIT $2-$2.2 MILL BUYERS

TOORAK / 3 MELL STREET

AUCTION / 17TH SEPTEMBER @ 11AM

GRACIOUS LIVING IN THE LOCATION OF A LIFETIME

4+

2

CAULFIELD NORTH, 14/57 ORRONG CRES

Highset in a highly-sought crescent, this impeccably renovated Victorian fits a modern family

IMPECCABLE DESIGN, SUPERIOR QUALITY, ASTONISHING VALUE

with a fine formal lounge/5th bedroom, family living-dining around a classic Euro app kitchen

Superbly proportioned house size apartment of 260sqm offers extravagant dimensions throughout. Accommodation includes inviting foyer to lift, impressive sitting and dining room opening to an expansive terrace, customised kitchen and family room, study/3rd bedroom, master bedroom with walk through robe and ensuite, 2nd bedroom with ensuite, powder room and large laundry.

& a stylish bathrm, ducted heating, split A/C, original marble fireplaces, there’s a side atrium

AUCTION: SUN 18TH SEPTEMBER AT 1 INSPECT: SAT & SUN 1-1:45 Rodney Morley 0418 321 222

9826 0000

Naomi Dorevitch 0408 326 747

2/3 2.5 2 428 Toorak Road, Toorak www.rmprealestate.com.au

rear alfresco, 2 WC, permit parking easily available with station, tram, bus & schools within a walk, Chapel St & T Toorak Village equally close, & Hawksburn Village within 250m.

INSPECTION / WEDNESDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY 12-12.30

MATTHEW IACO / 0412 522 900 / matthew@matthewiaco.com.au CONNIE TSIGOUNIS / 0433 326 395 / connie@matthewiaco.com.au OFFICE 615 Glenhuntly Road CAULFIELD VIC 3162 PHONE 9532 8845 WEB www.matthewiaco.com.au AUGUST 31, 2016 \ THE WEEKLY REVIEW 151


130 Old Port Foreshore Road, Port Albert

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST Investment Opportunity

Located on the fringe of Port Albert, close to the sandy shores of McMillan Bay is this beautifully presented approx. 5.62ha property surrounded by natural bush. • Very neat updated 3 bedroom home complimented by established gardens with paved paths. • Large decking, water views across to Wilsons Promontory. • 5x large poly water tanks.

Excellent retirement or lifestyle opportunity.

Expressions of interest invited for this 3.33ha site (approx.)

Inspections by appointment, contact Brendan Williams: 0419 811 546 or (03) 5174 7777.

• 9 Titles.

• Residential Zone 1 Land. • Permissible Land Uses: Subdivision into 41 residential

lots (STCA).

• Services close by.

On site, Friday 16th September 2016 at 2pm.

• Extensive 4 bay shedding and workshop with concrete floor total approx. 124m2. • 20 year NBN tower lease commenced June 2013 returning approx. $6,461 P/A with 2.5% annual increases.

Terms: 10% deposit, balance 60 days.

www.keithwilliams.com.au

find your new home + discover your new neighbourhood

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For further information contact Brendan Williams on 0419 811 645 or (03) 5174 7777.

Contact Brendan Williams 0419 811 546

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MORTGAGEE AUCTION Peaceful lifestyle!

187 Yarram-Port Albert Road, Port Albert


19 Watts Parade, Mount Eliza

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~VILLA MEDUSA~

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4

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This Watts Parade villa is an exceptional offering of of 5 bedrooms + study set on approx. 2,921sqm. With an array of multiple north facing living zones, over two grand levels rich in quality & distinctly individual, exemplifying contemporary essence & well considered classical Palladian architectural nuances, by means of symmetry & abundant proportions throughout the home. EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST: Closing Saturday 17th September at 12pm Private Inspection Aqua Real Estate Mount Eliza 86 Mt Eliza Way, Mount Eliza

Contact: Michelle Skoglund 0416 119 444 / 9775 2222 ®

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