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PETER WILMOTH MEETS JESSICA MARAIS

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er big break came when she was cast as Rachel Rafter in Packed to the Rafters. The role, which she played for four years, turned her into a national star. She loved the experience “because of the beautiful people I worked with” but fame came as a shock. “I didn’t know that I was going to be in a show that was going to be so embraced by the whole country. You know, I went from thinking I was going to be a theatre actress that no one knew, to people really recognising me as Rachel Rafter everywhere. It changed my life a lot.” After Rafters, she went on to star in Channel Nine’s Love Child, based on the real life experiences of young women in a Sydney boarding house in the 1960s facing forced adoptions. Jessica says she was immediately drawn to the story. “There was something about it that I thought was very sensitive and beautiful. I was actually quite shocked when I read some of the background subject matter and realised how widespread was the experience of people having their babies unwillingly removed from them. It was a slice of history I didn’t really know about, and I wanted to be involved in telling that story.” In 2012 she landed a role in a racy American TV series, Magic City, centred around Miami Beach gangsters in the late 1950s. “It was a big eye-opener to me in terms of the scale of production in America,” she says. “I’d come from doing a very domestic Australian piece, Packed to the Rafters, and to then step onto a $55 million set … it was kind of mind-boggling to me.” How did the experience shape her career? “I fell pregnant in the first season of Magic City so … I wasn’t really thinking about how it was shaping my career,” she says. “I was just thinking

about how I was going to become a mother and an actress at the same time. I didn’t know [I was pregnant] for a little while, so it was certainly interesting trying to work through it. I was quite tired with the things that happen at the start of a pregnancy but luckily I wasn’t a lead.”

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in Zoe’s book as some of its great fans may hope. What we are trying to capture is that Lily is an incredibly accessible character to a lot of women who are, at 30, trying to balance being single, trying to have a romantic life, trying to have work, move up and fulfil yourself, living your truth in your work life, and also trying to be a good friend and a good person in the world.” Much like Jessica herself. The 31-year-old actor was born in South Africa and moved to Perth when she was eight. “In Perth, the beaches and the coastline are very pristine and that was a big part of my upbringing, that beach culture, surfing and surf lifesaving.” The young Jessica was involved in all the school plays and, in year 7, played Wendy in a big school production of Peter Pan. “I wanted to be involved in drama from then on,” she says. “It didn’t give me a sense at all that that might be the career I’d have when I left school, it was more just something that I wanted to experience more of.” She loved watching TV and movies, especially musical spectaculars such as My Fair Lady, Singing in the Rain, Fiddler on the Roof and The Wizard of Oz. In year 12, her drama teacher suggested she audition for acting schools. “They saw something in me and they said, ‘It might be something you want to pursue’.” She had considered becoming a historian and also dreamed of working in music, maybe as a DJ. “I often joke that it’s like a dream job of mine to quit acting and go work at JB Hi-Fi.” But ultimately acting won out.

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Meredith’s cafe where Pete and Meredith (Leah Vandenberg) meet.

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t’s early morning and a weak sun is struggling through the pine trees on the edge of an oval along a suburban street in Yarraville. I’m on the set of The Wrong Girl, the new Channel Ten series based on the book of the same name by Zoe Foster Blake. There’s a row of production vans and trestle tables, with laptops open, and its star, Jessica Marais, is nursing a coffee. Jessica is three months into the Melbourne shoot and admits she’s been in a bit of a bubble. “When you’re filming and you work the hours that we work – nearly 14-hour days a lot of the time – it’s like you go into a vortex of the world that you’re filming in,” she says. “The world outside doesn’t seem to exist all that much … It can be quite strange like when major things happen. It sort of trickles through the set, the murmurs of what’s happening in the outside world. You don’t even really get a chance to read the newspaper. Busy learning lines and performing all day.” Today Jessica is softly spoken and chooses her words carefully. She is friendly but also slightly guarded. You get the feeling her mind might still be on the script on the table in front of her, and that interviews are not her favourite moment of that 14-hour day, especially given the sometimes invasive coverage she’s had in the tabloids (her split with her former partner James Stewart, father of her young daughter Scout, was great fodder). In The Wrong Girl, Jessica plays Lily Woodward, a 29-year-old junior producer on a breakfast TV show called The Breakfast Bar Bar. Lily’s ambition is to make documentaries, but she finds herself producing the appearances of a “dynamic and forward-thinking chef” who apparently has 146,000 followers on Instagram. The chef presents initially as a bit of a prat. “What’s important to me is food and our relationship with food,” he tells Lily. We might be gagging, but Lily accepts her fate and gets on with it. The Wrong Girl, like another Ten production, Offspring, is set in Melbourne and consciously Offspring makes the city one of the stars of the show. We see North Melbourne train station, the Sun Theatre in Yarraville and myki cards being tapped. And being Melbourne, there are, of course, some achingly hipster cafes, including one where Lily’s friend, a music journalist who is writing a book, works as a barista. “Yarraville features quite a lot,” Jessica says, “and we have regular cafes and things that we tend to frequent for filming the way that a local would.” Viewers will no doubt have a lot of fun trying to identify familiar streets and landmarks on the screen. Jessica says the production has gone to some lengths to capture the essence of Melbourne. “Even in the way Simon Chapman, our director of photography, films it, the colours and things that he’s using, we’re trying to give it a very sort of Melbourne feel … visually it’s kind of edgy but also very beautiful. I think Melbourne has a sort of depth.” The series has a strong cast, including Kevin Harrington, Steve Vizard, Kerry Armstrong, Craig McLachlan and Zoe Foster Blake’s husband Hamish Blake as the weather man. Zoe has visited the set several times. “I think she’s just really excited by seeing the whole process, behind the scenes,” Jessica says. “She’s kind of given me her blessing with Lily to make her my own. “We’re not basing Lily as closely to the character

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cout was just three months old when Jessica started shooting the second season. “I was kind of in a haze, to be honest, new mum, pregnancy, new baby, all that.” Now back in Australia, she calls Sydney home but is torn by her love for Melbourne. “I haven’t made any firm decisions about where I’m going to live. I love being in Melbourne, but I don’t make decisions on my own; it’s all going to be about what’s best for our family. A child changes everything, absolutely, but we’re just doing the best we can, you know. “I’ve felt that Melbourne is a gentler city and people seem to be a little, I wouldn’t call it laid-back … I just feel a little bit less self-conscious in Melbourne. I feel like people are busy doing their own thing. And it’s very artistic, which I love. I feel like the hospitality here is excellent.” Not that she’s had all that much time to explore Melbourne during filming. “On my weekends I’m being a mum, so every minute that I haven’t been filming I’ve either been trying to work out how to get back to Sydney to see Scout or organising her to come here.” When Jessica is away with work, Scout spends time with her father in Sydney. Of course Jessica misses her. “Yeah, we manage. It’s not ideal but the time I spend with her is very quality time, so that’s very good for both of us.” She met James Stewart on the set of Rafters. “He’s a great father and I respect him enormously. But I don’t really feel the need to talk about James.” That hasn’t stopped the tabloids speculating about their family arrangements. Has she become used to media intrusion into her personal life? “I don’t like it, not at all. I can understand the interest but, you know, I feel protective of my daughter.” She says her discomfort with being in the public spotlight has actually increased since she first catapulted to fame on Packed to the Rafters. “I think at first it was kind of a whirlwind and it was a bit exciting. The discomfort at the attention that we receive has increased as I’ve started getting older and I’ve changed.” Meanwhile she’s concentrating on building a career as a respected actor. Role selection is critical, and tough. “I remember reading an interview with Meryl Streep where she said, ‘You’re defined by what you say no to’. It can be really hard for actors, especially in this country where there’s not an abundance of work for anyone.” Even in a well-established actor there’s the ever-attendant neuroses. “We all have – well a lot of us do – we’re always thinking every job’s going to be our last. What if we never get another role?” It’s been time spent with a down-to-earth, no-nonsense and focused professional who’s juggling parenthood and whose priorities revolve around her daughter. I ask Jessica about passions outside work. “Music, travel, food, sleep and my daughter – being a mum.” ● pwilmoth@theweeklyreview.com.au » The Wrong Girl screens on Wednesdays at 8.30pm on Channel Ten OCTOBER 5, 2016 \ THE WEEKLY REVIEW 9


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Oliver’s Taranga Chica Mencia Rosé 2016 (McLaren Vale) $25; 11.5% Mencia comes from northern Spain, where it creates perfumed, juicy wines. The grape’s in its infancy in Australia but it should have a good future. There’s a distinct rosé petal aroma to its bouquet of cherry, raspberry and spice. It’s all about the structure in the mouth – crisp and refreshing, with gentle berry and cherry flavours. ● Enjoy with \ Steak tartare

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DIAL M FOR CULTURE CLARE KENNEDY INVESTIGATES MELBOURNE’S NEXT CULTURAL HUB What is it?

Who designed 2016 MPavilion?

The 2016 MPavilion, an annual temporary Indian architect Bijoy Jain is acclaimed for summer pavilion (this year designed by designing houses that combine traditional renowned international architect Bijoy Indian craftsmanship with a modernist Jain), is ready to host more than 400 free sensibility. The US-trained architect, who public events covering art, design, fashion, established Studio Mumbai in 1995, designs architecture and sport. Located in the Queen with a deep empathy for natural elements and Victoria Gardens (opposite the NGV on surrounding landscape and is seen as a key St Kilda Road) it will host a varied program proponent of the “handmade architecture that includes a new series Design and Science, movement”. Studio Mumbai’s many awards as well as “making” workshops, dog walking include the Global Award in Sustainable and Thursday morning yoga sessions. Architecture (2009), the Spirit of Nature Using seven kilometres of bamboo, Wood Award, Finland (2012), and the 50 tonnes of stone and 26 kilometres Grande Medaille d’Or, France (2014). of rope, the 2016 MPavilion IT IS A PLACE How does it look? captures Bijoy’s ongoing interest in traditional craftsmanship and TO DISCOVER Bamboo poles imported from human connection to nature, and THE WORLD India are pegged together with has less emphasis on technology in & ONESELF 5000 wooden pins and lashed its construction and design than the together with rope. The pavilion has previous two pavilions. an oculus or central opening that Bijoy The 2014 pavilion by Sean Godsell describes as connecting earth to sky. Below had mobile walls and was inspired by sits a golden well symbolising the essential outback sheds and verandahs. It now sits in nature of water to people and place. The roof the gardens of the Hellenic Museum. British is constructed with slatted panels made from architect Amanda Levete used aerospace sticks of the Karvi plant woven together by technology to create the 2015 pavilion with a craftspeople in India. The bluestone floor canopy of translucent petals. It’s now in a park is from a quarry in Port Fairy. Next to the on Collins Street, Docklands.

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pavilion is an elaborate entrance tower, a “tazia” as used in Indian ceremonies. When can you go there?

MPavilion opens from Wednesday, October 5, to Saturday, February 18. Entry and all programmed events at MPavilion are free. ● ckennedy@ theweeklyreview.com.au » mpavilion.org

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Program highlights CULTURE VULTURES A performance by leading Indian tabla player Aneesh Pradhan on October 8 and a weekend of Indian cultural events on December 3 & 4. SPORTS FANS A talk on the Art of Sport hosted by Robyn Archer will feature MPavilion architect Bijoy Jain, who swam the English Channel at 18 and was in the Indian Olympic team, and artist David Pledger.

MUSIC LOVERS To celebrate its 110-year anniversary, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra is holding a series of concerts, one at each site of the three MPavilions, on December 11. FOR KIDS Free events and workshops. ●

What does the architect say?

“I want the building to be … a place of engagement, and a space to discover the essentials of the world and oneself,” Bijoy says. “The building is an organic building in the sense that it emerges from the ground and, in time, can go back into the ground. That is then the closest representation of the human body, of humankind.” Why was MPavilion established?

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FASHIONISTAS On November 12, Monash University’s architecture students hit the catwalk with wearable designs of Melbourne’s iconic buildings. This year’s theme for Wearing the City is the architecture of selected Melbourne homes. Expect a Robin Boyd, an Alistair Knox, a Peter McIntyre, a Wood Marsh, a John Wardle and more.

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wat c h \ D av i d B o w i e Nothing Has Changed

(JAMES BRICKWOOD)

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inger Steve Kilbey is telling me how he got the Smiths together. As frontman for legendary Aussie rock group the Church, he was performing at the Sheffield gig where Morrissey and Johnny Marr first decided to make music together. “They never gave us any credit,” Steve says. “They wanted to pretend that, like Athena, they leapt from Zeus’s head fully formed.” We’re supposed to be talking about another rock icon. Steve is joining Tim Rogers, Adalita, Deborah Conway, iOTA and the MSO for David Bowie: Nothing Has Changed, a musical tribute that will be the centrepiece of this year’s Melbourne Festival. As usual, the festival is a showcase of the newest and best art from home and abroad.

There will be a bold reinterpretation of Tolstoy’s War and Peace, a fusion of dance and circus in Triptyque, and a live performance of Philip Glass’ music to Jean Cocteau’s 1946 film Beauty and the Beast. But when it comes to art that consistently straddled the twin streams of innovation and populism, nobody did it better than the late, great Starman. Bowie has had a profound impact on Steve’s life and career. The Church took their name from a lyric on 1972’s breakthrough album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and Steve says he was the first person in his Canberra hometown to have his hair cut in the style of Ziggy’s red mullet. (His mum did the dye job, but dad was less impressed.) “Getting my hand on that record, the whole world made sense,” Steve says. “I’m the most heterosexual guy in the whole world, but David Bowie made me want to dress up in blouses and put makeup on. I just couldn’t embrace bisexuality, when it came down to it.” Bowie’s death in January hit him hard. “I felt like an orphan. I was shocked, horrified. We never thought he was going

to die, just like we never believe we’re going to die ourselves,” he says. “But it’s an ill wind that blows no good in showbiz. Now everyone in the world is making a living out of doing David Bowie tributes.” mbartlett@theweeklyreview .com.au » Melbourne Festival, October 6-23. David Bowie: Nothing Has Changed, Hamer Hall, October 15-17, $79-$129. festival.melbourne + ONLINE \ Watch the trailer

“I felt like an orphan. I was shocked”

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Open Day 2016

Join us for a rolling program of activities, presentations from our Principal and our annual Visual Arts Exhibition

Saturday, 15 October 2.00pm - 4.30pm Register at www.siena.vic.edu.au

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BETTER HOMES & GARDENS LIVE EVENT Thinking about a spot of DIY? A live version of Seven’s popular magazine show will see host Johanna Griggs dole out advice on how to avoid the most common DIY disasters (number one is “drilling a hole too big”, apparently). Visitors will have the chance to glean gardening tips and home-design ideas from the experts, spend big at a marketplace packed with unique wares and rub shoulders with the presenters at a free barbecue. ■ Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, October 14-16. Cost: from $10. bhglive.com.au

a special night under the stars, as the MSO plays scores from Star Trek’s long history. ■ Sidney Myer Music Bowl, October 8. Cost: $25-$99. startrekultimatevoyage.com + ONLINE \ Watch the trailer

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OUR LADIES OF PERPETUAL SUCCOUR PLAY In the big city for a choir competition, six small-town Catholic schoolgirls have only one thing in mind – getting hammered. Their excursion quickly turns into a riotous round of debauchery, covering sex, drink, death and pregnancy in a single day. The STAR TREK: National Theatre of Scotland THE ULTIMATE L LTIMATE makes its Australian debut MUSIC VOYAGE with this gleeful musical, This year marks featuring numbers from half a century ELO, Vaughn Williams and IN G EL LI E GO U LD since Captain Kirk first set sail Mendelssohn, among others. into the cosmos, across screens Described as funny, sad and very big and small, and there’s no sign of rude, the show has been a huge hit him hanging up his space boots yet. A in the UK. ■ Arts Centre Melbourne, October 6-22. Cost: new film (the fourth since Chris Pine took over $25-$79. festival.melbourne from William Shatner) has been announced and another TV reboot is imminent. Melbourne + ONLINE \ Watch the trailer Festival is celebrating the franchise’s 50th with

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ELLIE GOULDING Fresh from wooing crowds at the POP Grammys, British pop singer Ellie Goulding is bringing her Top 10 album Delirium to town. Last year’s single Love Me Like You Do was a smash here (no doubt helped by its inclusion on the Fifty Shades of Grey soundtrack). If that’s still not ringing any bells, then you might remember her from last year’s AFL grand final. She was the blonde who wasn’t Bryan Adams. Her live shows are famed for energy and spectacle. ■ Rod Laver Arena, Saturday, October 8. Cost: from $86.35. elliegoulding.com ● MB

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN With nothing much going on in her life, divorced alcoholic Rachel (Emily Blunt, pictured) starts to fantasise about a married couple she sees every day from the window of her commuter train. She knows nothing about them, but imagines they have the perfect life that has eluded her. One morning, she sees something from the window that changes everything. With echoes of Gone Girl, this twisty crime thriller, based on a bestselling book, looks set to be a surefire hit. ■ Opens October 6. Rated CTC, 105 minutes, thegirlonthetrainmovie.com + ONLINE \ Watch the trailer and read Myke’s review

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GOING OUT I N YO U R N E I G H B O U R H O O D MUSIC \ AFFINITY COLLECTIVE Affinity Collective will perform the complete cycles of String Quartets by Benjamin Britten and Andrzej Panufnik over two concerts in the stunning acoustics of the court house. This ensemble, winners of the 2015 Australian National Academy of Music Chamber Music Competition, represents the next generation of Australian music making. Affinity Collective performs with the Australian Chamber Orchestra Collective, the Sydney Chamber Opera and as casual musicians with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. ■ October 14 at 7.30pm and October 16 at 5pm Friday and 5pm Sunday. Kew Court House, 188 High Street, Kew. Cost: $25 Inquiries: affinitycollective.com

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THE COLOR PURPLE Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning bestseller and Steven Spielberg’s Oscar-nominated film are given new life with the Australasian premiere of The Color Purple. This inspiring musical takes its audience on a journey of adversity, liberation and ultimately celebration. Spanning four decades and three continents, the production chronicles the feminist evolution of Celie, a battered and downtrodden woman who endures and overcomes adversity in all its forms. Her unforgettable story is a testament to the healing power of love and faith. ■ October 13 – November 6, 7.30pm, Saturday and Sunday matinee 1.30pm. Chapel off Chapel, 12 Little Chapel Street, Prahran. Cost: $49-$69. Inquiries: 8290 7000 or chapeloffchapel.com.au

RIDE2WORK BREAKFAST Cycle up to celebrate the third annual Ride2Work breakfast. The City of Stonnington will be serving free breakfast, coffee and hot chocolate to celebrate and encourage riders who commute to work along Chapel Street and throughout Stonnington. Commuters will have access to free bicycle parking on-site, and can also get a free check-up by a bicycle mechanic. Part of the National Ride to Work Day, Ride2Work has 67,000 riders registered around the country. ■ October 12, 6.30-9am, Prahran Town Hall, corner Greville and Chapel streets, Prahran. Cost: free. Inquiries: stonnington.vic.gov.au

TELLING TALES As part of Seniors Week 2016, treat yourself to an evening of stories from Boroondara to Berlin. Direct from the unique memories of Boroondara locals and developed for the stage by Dr Vivienne Nicholson and Evelyn Krape, each story shares a memory that is hilarious, poignant, celebratory or commemorative. This show is presented by Boroondara Arts and Health Active Aging and Disability. Afternoon tea will be served at 3.30pm after the show. ■ October 7, 2pm. Hawthorn Arts Centre, 360 Burwood Road, Hawthorn. Cost: free. Inquiries: hawthornartscentre.com.au or 9278 4770

CHARITY PINK TIE BALL Put on your pink tie or ball gown in support of the Breast Cancer Network Australia. Walk down the pink carpet and be greeted with a pink daiquiri before entering a ballroom with live entertainment, delicious canapes, a three-course meal and charity auction. The night will be hosted by Channel Seven News reporter Emily Angwin, with entertainment including the Australian Girls Choir and Australia’s Got Talent winner Andrew De Silva. Come and support the Breast Cancer Network. ■ October 8, 6.30-11pm. Lincoln of Toorak, Trak Centre, 445 Toorak Road, Toorak. Cost: $165. Inquiries: nicheelle.com ● COMPILED BY JEMIMAH CLEGG

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STAYING IN

Seven years in the writing, The Boss’s memoir manages the rare trick of both revealing and mythologising its subject. Like the best of his music, his writing here somehow becomes bigger and more universal as the details get smaller and more specific. His life is all our lives. In short chapters barely longer than a three-minute song, he evokes memories and emotions so richly it doesn’t matter if the story sometimes proves slippery. ● HEAR

Thanks to Disney Studios, we have five prize packs of Alice Through The Looking Glass containing the Blu-ray and a notebook (total value $64.90) to give away. Go to theweeklyreview.com.au/competitions and leave a comment identifying the book reviewed in this week’s mag. Closes midnight Sunday, October 9.

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Regina Spektor \ Remember Us To Life (Warner) reginaspektor.com

It’s 10 years since Russian expat Regina released her breakthrough record Begin To Hope. Featuring hit Fidelity Fidelity, it was piano-pop at its most literate and delightful, with a good dash of Tori Amos-style kook. Her latest album, the first since she became a mother, feels just as lush and fresh. Older and Taller Taller, with its Beatles-esque strings, illustrates her knack for tunes as joyous as they are poignant. Witty, melodic and playful. ● + ONLINE \ Hear Older and Taller

Deep Water \ SBS, Wednesday October 5, 8.30pm sbs.com.au/programs/deep-water

True horrors find fictional justice in this compelling four-part thriller from SBS. Inspired by a string of murders in 1980s and 1990s Bondi, many still unsolved, the series sees two cops on the trail of a brutal killer targeting young homosexuals. Produced by Blackfella Films, written by the East-West 101 scribe, and starring Noah Taylor and Yael Stone, the show is accompanied by a Twitter mystery and a doco looking at the reality behind the drama. ● SEE

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X-Men: Apocalypse \ DVD, Blu-ray, Ultra-HD Blu-ray and Digital (Fox). foxmovies.com/ movies/x-men-apocalypse

There was a time when superhero films were a rarity. Back then, the X-Men films proved comic books could make movies that were clever, topical and full of human drama. Those days are gone. The latest X-flick is all sound and fury. The cast are fantastic, but the story is pure bunkum. That said, if you want to give your home theatre a workout, the 4K Blu-ray looks and sounds amazing. ● MB X-MEN: APOCALYPSE \ JAMES M C AVOY

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A T R U LY TA I LO R M A D E E XPERIENCE T H E N E W C H A D S T O N E O P E N O C T O B E R 13 30 new iconic fashion stores, 20 new dining experiences and a state-of-the-art Hoyts cinema all under one roof.

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LOCAL LOWDOWN

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I love Kew

O V E R H E A R D … 6pm Sunday @ Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn “The movie was so boring. It had too much acting in it”

C A T H E R I N E C E R VA S I O

(MICHAEL RAYNER)

A sought-after mentor to younger women in business, Catherine Cervasio founded baby skincare brand Aromababy in 1994. Today the brand is recognised globally as a leader in natural, organic skincare products for infants. Catherine recently won the Export Award for Excellence in Bilateral Trade at the Hong Kong Australia Business Association Awards. She lives in Kew and loves its amazing natural surroundings. “We are spoilt for choice with all the wonderful bush walks and river tracks in our area,” Catherine says. Where do you go for a lovely meal? Centonove is really nice – contemporary Italian dining in Cotham Road. For something more casual, I love taking my boys to George Calombaris’ Hellenic Republic. It has loads of atmosphere. For a great cup of coffee? I like Now & Then Cafe in High Street and have lots of catch-ups and business meetings

there. It reminds me of Portsea and Sorrento; a lovely, beachy feel with a French twist. For the perfect gift? Star Pharmacy has a great selection of prestige brands, including Dior and my fave, Chanel. Sometimes a simple, luxe red lippy can make an ideal girlfriend gift. For some me-time? Studley Park Boathouse is a beautiful spot and you can find me there most weekends. For a great bottle of wine? Dan Murphy’s is a wine-lover’s paradise … I love browsing their French selections and talking to their staff about what goes well with a particular dish I’m cooking. To get some exercise? I power-walk along the Yarra most Saturdays and during the week. It’s become somewhat of a ritual for me and my girlfriends. ● JEMIMAH CLEGG » aromababy.com

Centonove 109 Cotham Road, Kew. 9817 6468 ● Hellenic Republic 26 Cotham Road, Kew. 9207 7477 ● Now & Then Cafe 204 High Street, Kew. 9853 8306 ● Star Pharmacy 157-161 High Street, Kew. 9852 9888 ● Studley Park Boathouse 1 Boathouse Road, Kew. 9853 1828 ● Dan Murphy’s 299 High Street, Kew. 1300 723 388

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.

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However, as one door closes, another opens. Englehart Homes will soon be announcing the opening of its next luxury home, no doubt also destined to be a multi-award winning masterpiece. In the meantime, don’t miss out on experiencing the perfection of the Saville, inspired by renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright and masterfully re-imagined for Australian families and the Australian climate. But be quick...

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the best chocolatiers

WHAT ARE YOU STUDYING?

WHAT ARE YOU DOING TODAY?

WHAT’S SOMETHING YOU LOVE?

Architecture. It’s cool. I like looking at buildings from a different perspective. I like modern, minimalist architecture. ●

I’ve got to go home and feed the pets. I have a black Labrador who doesn’t like being left alone too much and a 16-year-old white Persian cat – she’s the queen of the house. ●

Fashion and merchandising. I’m hoping to go to RMIT to study it. Hopefully, then I’ll open my own shop or have my own brand. ●

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The Ministry of Chocolate 1361 High Street, Malvern 9824 5437 Family-run business that supplies chocolate to luxury hotels and wineries. The flagship shop is also a cafe, offering a place to relax and indulge.

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Hahndorf’s Fine Chocolates 107 Bulleen Road, Balwyn North 9857 0441 German-style chocolates from a local stalwart. Cafe also serves cakes, milkshakes and hot chocolates.

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Xocolatl 66 Maling Road, Canterbury 9836 3100 The Partsioglou family runs this artisan shop, using quality, Fairtrade ingredients to create inventive recipes.

INSPIRING THE LEADER WITHIN At MLC, we understand that everyone can lead, and that leadership can be developed in all who seek it. Whether a student is interested in volunteering, driving change or paving the way in technological innovation, MLC’s pursuit of curricular and co-curricular excellence provides our girls with the skills and experiences they need to become independent world-ready women. Join us at our upcoming Information Session on Tuesday, 11 October at 9.15am or our Twilight Tour on Tuesday, 8 November at 5.15pm. Book online at mlc.vic.edu.au/visitus

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GIVE IT A GO JANE HONE GETS HAPPY

The promise A 90-minute workshop to explore the idea of happiness.

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good exercise

The pain factor None to speak of.

Who should do it? Anyone interested in self-development, or who feels that life needs a little brightening up. The bill It costs $40, including the happiness journal, which usually retails at $34.95.

WOULD I DO IT AGAIN?

We try

I might return to do one of Kikki K’s other workshops, such as Mindfulness, Habits or Goals. ● JANE HONE

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The reality The workshop takes place in the happiness-inducing white and pastel surrounds of a Kikki K stationery store. A staff member hands me a clipboard, a name badge and my happiness journal, and then whisks off to fix me a sparkling wine. Chairs are arranged in a semi-circle facing our consultant, Linda. Linda gets things rolling by offering some examples of little things that make her happy, such as her morning coffee, burning candles at night and buying fresh flowers. Then we’re given time to complete our own list. There’s no doubt it’s a feel-good exercise and I soon realise how simple many of the things on my list are, such as taking a bath or reading a good book. We also complete our “reverse bucket list” – amazing things we have already achieved – a gratitude list and a “thimble” list, which is like a “to do” list but consisting of things you actually enjoy doing, rather than chores. These are just a few of the exercises in the journal, which we get to take home.

The pay-off It’s really empowering to reflect on life’s everyday pleasures. Now I have a There’s handful of them always within my No doubt reach and I intend to incorporate them into my day. It’s a feel-

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RETAIL THERAPY FLANNEL \ PRAHRAN

Flannel is a luxury women’s fashion label started in Perth 10 years ago. Since then it’s gone from strength to strength, opening shops in Sydney, Los Angeles and Melbourne, including the beautiful Prahran outlet. Asher Keddie wears Flannel on Offspring. Offspring Who’s behind the counter? Designer Kristy Lawrence was inspired by growing up on the beaches of Western Australia. Her creative assistant, Lucinda Harris, says the collections are reminiscent of the ’20s, with a bit of the ’70s thrown in for good measure. “Each collection just gets more and more intricate and each of her designs is amazing,” Lucinda says. What’s in store? Women’s clothing in flattering cuts and luxurious fabrics. “We are a luxe-traveller brand – so you can sort of mix your winter pieces in with summer,” Lucinda says. “We have lots of beautiful quilted jackets, really high-gradient silks, we do beautiful double-lined pants.” The Prahran shop also carries a range of menswear, including Flannel’s own bamboo cotton Ts and printed shirts mixed in with international brands Paul Smith and Nudie Jeans.

SALES PITCH “Luxe fabric and fibres in beautifully cut garments.” Lucinda Harris – creative assistant

Our pick The show-stopping Sinking Sun top in blush will add a touch of sparkle to your wardrobe. $550.

Who’s buying? “Our customer base is a mix of demographics – they’re a bit free-spirited, a bit out there. They’re fashion-forward,” Lucinda says. “Asher’s stylist for Offspring comes in quite a bit … Nina’s style has got a bit of Flannel-vibe.” ● JEMIMAH CLEGG

F I N D U S AT Fashion forward: Flattering cuts and luxurious fabrics at Flannel’s Prahran shop. (MICHAEL RAYNER)

574 Malvern Road, Prahran 9521 7471 flannel.com.au

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MOTHER & DAUGHTER About us VA L & M O N I C A \ H A W T H O R N

Monica Olivetto is in year four at Hawthorn West Primary School. Her mother Val is a stay-at-home mum to five kids and went to the same school in the 1970s.

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My favourite subject at school was … Art. You could just express yourself. I loved colours, and you can’t make a mistake with art.

My favourite subject at school is … Maths. I like solving the questions – it’s like getting into a mystery. I can’t live without … My mum. She cooks me food, washes the dishes, cleans my room and looks after me.

I couldn’t live without … My parents – they just did everything for me. I was most looking forward to … Growing up and having children.

I’m most looking forward to … Going to gymnastics. I like the bars – you get to hang upside down.

I was worried about … Probably failing at school and repeating a grade – I wasn’t very good at maths – Monica’s the opposite!

I’m worried about … If I hurt myself doing gymnastics or if I fall behind at school – that would be bad.

My favourite outfit was … I used to wear a long dress and some pants that were a bit flared at the bottom – they were my favourite.

My favourite outfit is … Dresses. My favourite one swirls around and I like to do twirls.

My most embarrassing moment was … I remember those days when I used to play kiss-chasey at school with the boys – that was very embarrassing. Monica is most like me in the way that … She likes fashion and colours – she’s always making things. She’s very caring and is also very fiery. ●

My most embarrassing moment is … When I first started gymnastics, everyone else was better than me.

The two of us: Val and her daughter Monica, who is 10. (SCOTT McNAUGHTON)

I’m most like mum in the way that … We’re both kind of into fashion. We have the same hair colour and we look the same a bit. ● JEMIMAH CLEGG

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ith place names such as Cape Grim, Suicide Bay and Dismal Swamp, north-west Tasmania hardly sounds like an idyllic holiday destination. But while Hobart’s stunning MONA museum has cast its glow of cool sophistication over south-east Tassie, the north-west has a different but no less compelling allure, rooted in ancient forests, a dramatic and bloody history and a breathtaking sense of isolation. You can get a taste of all three aboard a cruise down the majestic Gordon River, out of the postcard-pretty west coast village of Strahan. On a 5½-hour cruise, the 32-metre Lady Jane Franklin II crosses Macquarie Harbour to the treacherous mouth at the southern ocean – named Hells Gate by convicts en route to the notorious Sarah Island penal colony – before following the convicts’ course upstream into the heart of the world-heritage-listed wilderness area. Time seems to fall away as the boat sails deep into Tasmania’s past to Sarah Island, where ruins of one of Australia’s most brutal convict settlements are brought to life on an entertaining tour. There’s a more contemporary slice of history back on board as the crew explain how the majestic, centuries-old Huon pines lining the river were almost lost in the bid to dam the Gordon in the late 1970s, sparking Australia’s national conservation movement. Listen and learn or just sit back, enjoy the buffet lunch and get lost in the awe-inspiring views reflected in the tannin-stained water. Just an hour’s drive from Strahan’s quaint charms, the moonscape hills of Queenstown seem as if in another world. The enormous Mount Lyell copper mine that fuelled the town’s economy for 130 years is temporarily closed after a spate of fatal accidents and a plunge in copper prices. But the eerily desolate landscape, scarred by open cut mining and acid rains, is now a drawcard for artists. Local gallery LARQ was established by printmaker Raymond Arnold, who moved here 10 years ago and is a driving force behind the town’s biennial arts festival The Unconformity. Just as a revegetation program is slowly bringing new life to the barren hills that loom over town, the first shoots of artistic awakening promise to reinvigorate the area. Meanwhile, enterprising former mine workers have made the most of Mount Lyell’s hiatus, leading tours deep into the labyrinthine shafts that now lie quiet. For those unfazed by descending six kilometres into the earth, Queenstown Heritage Tours offers a fascinating glimpse into a subterranean world of backbreaking labour, gargantuan rock-crushing machinery and engineering accomplishments that few of us ever get to see. ● JANE HUTCHINSON jhutchinson@theweeklyreview.com.au

Part panto, part great railways of the world, this trip into history is fun, informative and indulgent in equal measure. The 1896 railway that hauled ore from the world’s richest copper mine in Queenstown to the harbour at Strahan was an engineering marvel, traversing 40 bridges and climbing death-defying gradients through remote wilderness. These days, passengers ride the restored 35-kilometre route in style, sipping champagne as one of the original steam locomotives does all the hard work. ●

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ach day of the working week, Breast Care nurse co-ordinator Delwyn Morgan travels from her home in Lilydale to Epworth Hospital in Bridge Road, Richmond. It can be a long trip in peak-hour traffic. But Delwyn says it’s a drive she happily takes to work in a role she is passionate about. Delwyn works with dozens of patients each week, some of whom are having initial tests for breast cancer. Others are dealing with the realities of treatment after diagnosis with a disease that affects about 16,000 Australians every year. “I’ve always been very passionate about psychosocial care for anyone with cancer,” Delwyn says. “Cancer is not just dealing with the physical, it’s dealing with the emotional as well.” Delwyn has worked in the cancer field for more than 20 years, in hospitals across

Melbourne. She joined Epworth last November and moved to the hospital’s Breast Service in March. She is one of a team of nurses at the service, which has offered support and advice to breast cancer patients for 25 years. “My job is really about co-ordinating and streamlining the care process from diagnosis and it’s also about being aware of their [life] circumstances,” Delwyn says. “I need to look at the bigger picture – like the support they have at home and how their family are dealing with things.” Delwyn acts as a point of contact for information, care and support for breast cancer patients. She helps to co-ordinate appointments and offers advice throughout their treatment. Her advice includes information about support groups, cancer services and

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relaxation therapies to help them cope with what’s going on. “It can be very confusing to deal with a cancer diagnosis,” she says. “Not everyone requires extra help – some need a little, some need a lot … it’s good to give clarity. People like to know, ‘How this is going to impact on my world?’.” While the diagnosis is a shock for patients, Delwyn says it is during recovery that emotional and mental-health issues can

sometimes arise. “In the beginning, there’s a lot to deal with – with surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy and the impact on the family,” she says. “Once the dust settles, that’s the time it can be hard … prior to that they have a plan, a reason to get out of bed every day for treatment.” Delwyn says most try to keep family life as normal as possible, but the fatigue and depression that sometimes occur, along with everyday stresses, can make this difficult. “Stress can be unrelated to the cancer – they may have a son who is very sick or a parent in intensive care, or they’re looking to get a place for a parent in a nursing home,” she says. “That’s why we really look at the bigger picture.” Delwyn has seen many patients at Epworth, some for a short time and some in an ongoing capacity. She believes each has been a privilege to work with. “People let you into their lives when they’re at their most vulnerable, as well as their family’s lives,” she says. “I feel very privileged to be there at the beginning of their journey and sometimes, sadly, the end of their life.” ● MELISSA HEAGNEY » For more information, visit epworth.org.au and search for Epworth Richmond’s Breast Service or call 9426 6666.

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housands of students in Melbourne this year would be only too well aware of the pros and perils of being in their final years of secondary school. There’s excitement and stress in equal measure as study and exams take over their lives and important decisions about future careers come into sharp focus. More and more, study and end-of-year results are taking over students’ lives to the point where they are not getting enough sleep, not eating properly or not seeing their friends socially. In short, many are stressed-out and not functioning well. Dr Peggy Kern, a senior lecturer at the Centre for Positive Psychology at the University of Melbourne’s Graduate School of Education, says the pressure on year 11 and 12 students has been growing – particularly over the past 10 years. “What we’re seeing, and it’s actually a more recent trend, is that as education has shifted towards academic achievement and final test scores, there’s been more and more pressure put on young people such that

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Having an active social life can actually help to enhance students’ ATA AT TAR results, writes melissa heagney the conversation becomes all about this,” Peggy says. “Cases of stress and anxiety disorders are skyrocketing, particularly in year 11. Some of the most stressed-out are year 11s as they’re gearing up towards their final year.” While experiencing stress and being anxious can be a normal part of year 11 and 12, it can also be the catalyst for mental illnesses, including depression. Educators are seeing the effects of this stress and Peggy says there is definitely more discussion about mental health in schools.

Part of that discussion centres around students needing to take time away from books and to socialise with friends.

Right balance Peggy says that while study is important during the final years of school, there’s a lot of research to suggest it’s just as important to take regular breaks including time for social gatherings, birthday celebrations and other events with friends and family. Research shows that students can actually

excel by finding the right balance between rest and study. Peggy has undertaken research in the area of well-being in schools, in particular looking at conscientious students who find the balance between study and rest to excel in their studies and lives outside school. “Some of my work has focused on the characteristics of conscientiousness. If you look at conscientious people’s habits, they take time out. They work hard but also rest hard as well,” she says. “They actually don’t work all the time –


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they rest a lot during the day. In a sense we need more of that brought into schools with our young people.” While rest is highly recommended, Peggy says it can be difficult to convince many students to take a break when many of the conversations in school and at home centre around Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) scores, getting the course you want at

university and having a good career path. “I think part of [addressing the issue] is changing the conversation – that the exam is not everything,” Peggy says. “You want to be preparing for life, because no one’s going to remember your test score once you get past secondary school.” Peggy says great results during the VCE and a degree don’t always lead to steady

work, particularly when there are so many university students competing for jobs. “It’s fascinating that exam results have become these all-encompassing things but there’s actually very little you’re going to need in terms of future 21st-century jobs. “Social skills, creativity, flexibility and pro-social behaviour – these are the skills that are not taught in exams but will be

needed to get a job in the future,” she says. So how much rest should students get? While there’s a lot of research on how rest can help study, there are no solid suggestions regarding the length of breaks. “At this point we don’t have a formula for how much study and rest students should have,” Peggy says. “We’ve identified this huge issue but we’re still looking at ‘what is the right balance?’” She says students can find out what works for them with the support of their teachers and parents. She also recommends scheduling regular breaks. “I really recommend that students schedule rest and schedule fun time as well, as part of their studies. Work hard, rest hard because we need that rest to do well,” Peggy says. ● melissa.heagney@theweeklyreview.com.au » For tips on finding the balance during year 11 and 12 visit: vicsrc.org.au/news/ vicsrcvoices-finding-the-balance

At Xavier Coll lege e, cu u ra p e rss o n aliss , o r ca re for the e ind d iviidua a l, fo o rm m s t h e b a sii s o f a l l t h at we do. An n d whatt we do i s s e t h e a r t s o n f i re, werr ing you u ng p e o p le e , b oys a n d g i rl s , empow e in nto th he wo rld d w itt h t h e co u ra ge to to ventt ure employ y th heirr pass sion n in n th he s e r vii ce o f ot he rs. Xavier continues a tradition of education through inspiration that spans back 500 years. Though times may change, one thing remains constant; a flaming heart will always have the power to transform the world. The Xavier model of a Catholic Jesuit education EARLY YEARS

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Stephen says stress and anxiety in the final years of secondary school are common for students and aren’t necessarily a sign of a mental health condition. “I think anxiety is a normal emotion that everyone gets from time to time and certainly having exams would raise stress and anxiety levels,” Stephen says.

“It’s where this builds up to unmanageable levels that it needs to be addressed, where it impacts on day-to-day lives.” Stephen says a high percentage of mental health conditions are diagnosed in people when they are young – in fact 75 per cent of those who develop a mental health condition do so before the age of 25. Beyondblue and other organisations including HeadSpace offer programs and initiatives to help students not only cope with school-related stress, but also deal with the raft of other issues year 11 and 12 students can face, including relationship difficulties, body image issues, bullying and challenges at home with family. Beyondblue offers online information for students and parents including Brave Online, a website offering information and support for young people. “Our focus is raising awareness of how people can look after their mental health and offering support and information for those in need.” Beyondblue also has the Mind Matters

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here’s nothing like those nerve-wracking minutes before turning over the pages of your year 12 exam after months of intense study. The butterflies in your stomach, the moments spent making sure that your pens work and doing that last-minute revision in your mind. Watching the clock tick over. It’s this type of high-pressure environment that can affect students’ mental health. But Beyondblue policy, research and evaluation leader Dr Stephen Carbone says there are strategies year 11 and 12 students can use to survive the pressures of exam time.

and SenseAbility initiatives, which provide information to secondary schools about helping students build the skills they need to deal with the stress and anxiety associated with studies (and those other issues). “It’s really about giving students the skills to build emotional and psychological resilience,” Stephen explains.

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Stephen says there are a number of other strategies for students to survive their final weeks at school by staying healthy, active and positive throughout the stress of final exams. Regular exercise is recommended, generally and especially during exam time. Something as simple as taking a walk between studying can get the endorphins moving through the body and reduce stress. Eating healthily is also highly recommended – although it’s likewise recommended when students aren’t facing a stressful time. And students should make sure to take regular breaks away from study. “Having enough sleep is a big one – it’s really important for young people to have

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a stable sleep routine, particularly over the exam period, because it actually consolidates learning,” Stephen says. “You can’t keep burning the candle at both ends and expect to do well.” He says keeping a healthy perspective about their studies and stress is also important for some students. Talking to family and friends – particularly if they have been through their final years of secondary school – can be a great source of advice and support. Stephen also recommends students monitor their self talk – that is what is going on inside their head – and challenge any thoughts that may make them think they are going to fail or not do well in exams. “If you’re too stressed-out you won’t be able to concentrate,” says Stephen. “You should be psyched-up, not psyched-out.” ● melissa.heagney@theweeklyreview.com.au

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Melbourne schools are finding innovative ways to help year 11 & 12 students

Lamia Rockwell Director of senior years We provide an environment at MGGS in which the message is visible: “Life is more than a grade or a study score.” We promote the belief that our girls should aim to be participants in the full breadth of opportunities available to them. We show that tertiary institutions and employers will look favourably on students who have complemented their academic studies with sustained involvement in sport, cultural passions and community service. We also invite past students to visit our girls and share their stories of success, stories that illuminate the value of developing attributes through non-academic experiences and also to highlight the satisfaction that comes from being a more holistically developed person.

This year we have trialled a program for year 12 students through the Early Learning Centre – they help young students and take their minds off their own studies. Some year 12 students have said they enjoyed connecting with younger girls who share the same language and culture. Others have appreciated the calm spaces in the ELC. Most have simply had fun joining their youngest peers in their imaginary play. These activities offer something quite different to the typical focus on assessments and exams. Other programs include mindfulness education, yoga, boxing and a simple walk around the Tan. The Student Executive Council leads fund-raising activities and raises awareness of good causes. We also believe in spontaneous treats to demonstrate to the girls that we have their well-being in mind – and having fun is a really important element of that. This includes having Frozen (yes, the musical) singalongs at school assemblies. ●

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Melinda Roberts Head of teaching and learning One of the Latin philosophies at Xavier College is Cura Personalis, which means care for the whole person. It is really about looking more broadly at education, so we put equal emphasis on our students’ overall education – academically and spiritually also. Because we are a Jesuit school, we have Ignatian Service and that means our students serve their community. They work in aged-care homes and with disadvantaged and marginalised groups. One of our most popular programs is the Friday-night school when students help children from non-English-speaking backgrounds with their studies. Year 11s have mandatory (volunteer) hours they must complete as part of their schooling

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and it takes the focus off just studying. As the term 4 graduation celebrations are happening, students spend one day solely focused on Ignatian Service – some boys go back to their primary school to offer service, which they love. It really grounds them and reminds them they are finishing school – finishing their childhood and becoming adults. Parents are encouraged to be companions to their children on their VCE journey and are involved in their final years. Xavier hosts guest speakers for the students and parents on balancing priorities and on the challenges the boys face, such as mental-health issues and risk-taking behaviours. We have a very strong pastoral-care system that supports students. We also encourage boys to look after their health and well-being by getting regular sleep and eating healthily and give them tools to build resilience by, among other things, co-curricular activities such as playing sport (and experiencing the highs and lows that competition brings). We tell our students that in the scheme of things, the ATAR (Australian Tertiary Admission Rank) is important but there are so many other aspects to life to be prepared for. There’s a bigger picture and we encourage the boys to become men for others. To give back to their community. ● melissa.heagney@theweeklyreview.com.au

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Mentone Grammar offers a EN TO N E C A D ET S \ M R comprehensive co-curricular program M GR A M A aimed at developing students’ interests outside the classroom. We see a balanced lifestyle as being critical to a healthy and well-adjusted individual but also crucial for academic success. Sport (inter-school and house), music, drama, debating, public speaking, cadets, community service initiatives, international, interstate and local camps, and the Duke of Edinburgh program are all examples of opportunities offered by the school and embraced by our students. Mentone Grammar encourages social activities and views them as part of a normal balanced lifestyle. We have a strong Mentor Program at the school and part of this is assisting students with their time management and planning. In year 12 we acknowledge there is a lot of pressure on students and have run meditation and relaxation sessions and encourage them to practise mindfulness by downloading the Smiling Mind app. We try and spread their workload evenly but term 3 is particularly stressful so we have implemented a retreat day, when we down tools for the afternoon and have some fun together. Last year we had a barbecue lunch and played some carnival games. We all took shots at dunking the principal in a dunking booth. There are VCE parent information nights at the start of each year that outline what they might expect throughout the year and how they may assist their children. ●

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udi’s designers could not be accused of taking A outrageous liberties with the exterior of the latest A4. Their theme seems to have been “status quo”.

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But beneath the familiar skin is the most extensive makeover in the car’s history, starting with all-new lightweight architecture and suspension systems. Bigger in most dimensions than its predecessor, the A4 is nevertheless about 65 kilograms lighter. Our test car was the mid-range front-wheel-drive 2.0-litre turbo petrol TFSI Sport automatic that can speed to 100km/h in about 7.2 seconds – similar to Mercedes-Benz’s C200 and BMW’s 320i. The Audi is bigger inside than those cars, plus a smidgeon more affordable. But it’s less composed under hard acceleration. You could step up to Audi’s all-wheel-drive grip, but that requires an extra $9000 for the 2.0 Quattro. A wise investment, however, is the optional adaptive comfort damper system that takes the sting out of the firm suspension. ●

options in the A4’s virtual cockpit, showing the way of the future. You can choose to have your sat-nav map display front and centre, flanked by the speedo and other gauges, or vice-versa. A knob and a couple of buttons on the centre console operate the audio and phone on an iPad-like screen. It’s all very snazzy, functional and kind of familiar, so cheers to the Audi TT sports car for paving the way. The Audi’s interior is also sophisticated. The finish is exemplary and the rear seat leg room is the biggest in its class, thanks to an efficient front-wheel-drive layout. On the outside, the design might be status quo, but it is still stylish and appealing. Easy to drive, equally powerful and sweet, it’s not hard to feel right at home here. ●

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the four-bedroom two-storey Piccolo showcases Comdain’s signature style, using high-quality natural materials and finishes. Designed around a central glass courtyard with a floating staircase, the 405-square metre Piccolo has a stunning limestone portico, red ironbark joinery and Shoji-style screen doors. The ultra-modern two-storey Avoca has a soaring seven-metre void over the entry with a bridge above leading to the family bedrooms, a vast open-plan living area and an upper-level retreat. ● LIZ McLACHLAN lmclachlan@theweeklyreview.com.au

The selling point Comdain’s BluePrint range has been created to offer home buyers a fast track to luxury, architect-designed homes with significant savings of time and money.

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omdain Homes has launched a new range of architect-designed houses created to fast-track luxury homes and save time and money for buyers. The BluePrint range showcases four designs from ultra-modern to classic provincial, all scaled to suit innerMelbourne’s standard 15.25-metre width blocks, with prices starting at $567,000. Comdain Homes managing director John Coen says the team decided to develop the BluePrint range for the significant percentage of clients who don’t have the time or energy to design a luxury home from scratch. “A lot of people don’t have six to 12 months to dedicate to the design of a new home but they still want all the trademarks of a Comdain custom-built home – distinctive design, an intelligent floor plan, and quality finishes, fixtures and fittings. “We are also aware that many home buyers don’t think they can afford the quality of a Comdain custom-designed home. The BluePrint range changes the game for these buyers,” John says. Using a BluePrint home design saves significant time and costs in design and documentation. Whereas an individual architect-designed home takes six to 12 months to design and document, Comdain can start building within a few weeks. Designed for today’s modern family and downsizers, the single-storey 324-square metre Aisling has three bedrooms, two living areas, an outdoor kitchen and dining area and butler’s pantry.

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THE BUILD Builder \ Comdain Homes Sales \ Julian Lee 0400 058 147, Matt Maher 0437 566 349  or 9403 0000 Display \ Urbane Forster, 1288 Toorak Road, Camberwell Open \ 1-5pm Friday to Wednesday; 6-8.30pm Wednesday » comdainhomes.com.au Size \ 324-431 square metres (34.9 squares – 46.4 squares)

AISLING

PICCOLO

Pricing guide \ All prices exclude land and site costs; Aisling $567,000; Avoca $740,000; Montpellier $723,000; Piccolo $906,000

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“Vertical penthouses” with private lifts and their own rooftop terraces feature leading urban design with gritty Fitzroy warehouse styling and high-end finishes.

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collection of eight multi-level Fitzroy townhouses has been designed to meet a growing demand for contemporary luxury in Melbourne’s inner north. A minute’s walk from Brunswick Street and just two kilometres from the CBD, the design of No.108 Leicester Street takes inspiration from Victorian terrace houses and Fitzroy’s industrial heritage. The townhouses are stand-alone abodes with private entrances, individual lifts and roof terraces. Prices start at $1.5 million for a two-bedroom house. The townhouses have an average of 6.6-star energy ratings and flexible floor plans of 152-231 square metres over four to five levels with three-metre ceilings and wide-ranging city and mountain range views from their roof terraces. Italian timber-veneer Dada kitchen and Molteni & Co bedroom joinery are on a long list of high-end inclusions. Highly acclaimed design practice BKK Architects designed the hybrid inner-city abodes for developer FOURSQ. Their design acknowledges the classic housing genres of the project’s Fitzroy neighbourhood – along Young Street it’s a contemporary reworking of traditional terraces while on Leicester Street it’s a reimagining of warehouse conversions, with the corner between

designed as a distinctive urban landmark. BKK Architects principal Simon Knott says there’s a scarcity of beautifully designed and highly specified larger residences in sought-after inner-city precincts, particularly within smaller bespoke developments. “These townhouses are designed for people looking for a more interesting, sophisticated inner-city lifestyle.” Four townhouses have a flexible ground level that could be a second living area, third bedroom or home office, with bathroom and storage. All have two bedrooms, each on a private level with an en suite, and some have a balcony. Five townhouses have private street entrances and three are entered via the central shared courtyard. Sustainability has high priority with enhanced cross-ventilation, an upgradeable 1.5kW solar system with the possibility of integrating energy storage, and zoned heating and cooling with a hydronic heating option. Each residence will be zero-emission ready. The townhouses have a minimum of two secure car spaces and bicycle storage. Completion is expected in late 2017. ● LIZ McLACHLAN lmclachlan@theweeklyreview.com.au

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In the heart of Fitzroy, 108 Leicester is a minute’s walk from Brunswick Street, 10 minutes from Edinburgh Gardens and 23 minutes from the CBD. Fitzroy Pool is a four-minute walk, providing a natural balance to the dozens of local cafes, bars and restaurants within a few minutes’ stroll.

THE BUILD Address \ 108 Leicester Street, Fitzroy Developer \ FOURSQ Building and interior design \ BKK Architects Sales \ Ben Khong 0400 882 439 Display \ 108 Leicester Street, Fitzroy Open \ By appointment » 108fitzroy.com

VERTICAL PENTHOUSES

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Living area \ 152-231 square metres

The 108 Leicester townhouses are described by FOURSQ’s Tom Paul as “vertical penthouses” with a penthouse-scale footprint, private rooftop terraces and individual lifts. The interiors are designed to penthouse standards with high-end timber, stone and metallic elements in feature panelling, custom joinery, European-oak flooring and Victorian-ash stairs with timber and brushed-brass mesh screening. Bathrooms feature a timber four-poster vanity and bedrooms have Molteni wardrobes. ●

Buyers can customise their Italian-made and designed Dada kitchen timber-veneer joinery by Molteni & Co with the designers at Hub Furniture. The kitchens include a large island bench wrapped on three sides in marbled Caesarstone. There’s also a marble feature wall with a full-length black utensil rail behind the main stainless-steel-topped kitchen bench. The Miele appliances include an 806-millimetre induction cooktop, twin ovens and integrated dishwasher with the option of a steam oven and integrated Miele microwave. ●

The roof terraces have far-ranging city and mountain views and space for outdoor cooking, dining and living. Planted beds along terrace perimeters and large round planters create a garden setting. The terraces all feature a Tait Tilt Outdoor Kitchen, which includes a top-of-the-range Electrolux barbecue with roasting hood and rangehood cover, stainless-steel benchtop and sink. When closed, the kitchen fits into a neat minimal box clad in Accoya timber. The roof terraces range in area from 29 to 49 square metres. ●

Outdoor space \ 29-60 square metres Facilities \ Zoned heating and cooling, 1.5kW solar system, private lift, two or more secure parking spaces, bicycle storage, roof terrace with Tait Tilt Outdoor Kitchen Pricing guide \ Two-bedroom Three-bedroom

from $1.5 million from $1.9 million

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o Margaret Porritt, founder of the Feathers boutique and fashion label, home is two places: a coastal getaway at Portsea and a South Yarra townhouse designed by her son David. With its single-fronted workman’s cottage facade still intact, the townhouse has been transformed into a Bauhaus-inspired home, with two bedrooms and three bathrooms, split over two levels of open-plan living. The exterior is bound by stone and copper, contrasting beautifully with the interior painted in minimalist white – think industrial concrete floors, white walls and floor-to-ceiling white glass doors that can close off the kitchen to create a gallery space. Margaret, who moved into the townhouse in 2001, likes to fill her space with modern furniture, French antiques and modern art as conversation starters. ● JANE ROCCA jrocca@theweeklyreview.com.au

CACTUS PLANTS I have a small paved backyard and that’s where you’ll find these very tall cactus plants. It’s a bit like The Day of the Triffids – they just won’t stop growing and I don’t even feed them and there’s barely any soil, but I love the Arizona desert feel they give the place.

W H I T E WA L L David and I have built five homes together. When we started on this we liked the late ’90s to early 2000s minimalist look. I love openplan rooms, and this wall was designed to hide the kitchen when it came to entertaining.

G E R M A N G R AT E R I bought this grater last year while on a trip to the south of Germany, staying at Klinik Buchinger on Lake Constance. They had cooking classes and we used this fine grater, which helps maintain the flavour in fruit and vegetables. I use it nearly every other day, especially in summer.

K AT E D AW T E X T I bought this Kate Daw text in 2000. Kate was a finalist in the travelling Moet and Chandon Exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria and became very famous for her text works. Elton John is also a fan and bought a lot of her art. The text is from Breakfast at Tiffany’s and I love the iridescent ceramic as it changes colour with the light.

PERSONAL SPACE AT H O M E W I T H M A R G A R E T P O R R I T T

M I L I TA R Y C H E S T I bought this at Sandy Lands in Prahran in 1985. This is what army generals took with them – the chest breaks in two. When they moved all their files and documents, this is how they carried them around. It’s in my bedroom.

TRUFFLE THE DOG Truffle is an American cocker spaniel and a rescue dog. He is 13 and comes everywhere with me. I had two boxers before Truffle and I just adore him – he comes to work, the accountant, the bank, you name it.

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1960S ART DECO-ST YLE FLOOR L A MP I love mixing modern with retro and early antiques pieces – it helps break up the severity of white minimalism. This famous architectural light is the Arco Lamp by Achille Castiglioni. I bought it from Space Furniture for about $4000. OCTOBER 5, 2016 \ THE WEEKLY REVIEW 37


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ver since Mad Men took the small screen by storm, mid-century modern has re-emerged as a sought-after style. Clean lines and stripped-back forms are given depth and vibrancy by graphic patterns and bold colours. West Elm’s leading home stylist, Ella Carlin, gives us five tips for the style.

PA R E I T B A C K

Mid-century modern style is simple and considered without being sparse. Every piece of furniture and decor should be balanced with plenty of open floor space.

T H E D E TA I L S

Choose timber furniture with delicate, tapered legs and curved silhouettes – a prominent grain is also preferable. For upholstery, go for a button-tufted sofa or bed.

COLOUR POP

A bright splash of lime green, turquoise blue or mustard yellow should always

make an appearance whether in furniture, accessories or wall paint. Or try all three in the same space.

THINK TEXTURE

Play with different textures for added interest. Pair a shagpile or cowhide rug with an upholstered wool sofa and a hint of leather, glass or marble.

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Mix and match bold, clashing prints in rugs, cushions, bed linen and artwork for a slightly retro feel. Glass vessels and shapely pendant lights finish off the look. ● mtay@theweeklyreview.com.au

Eddy sofa $1299; cushions $54 each. Mid-century pop-up storage coffee table $999. Retro Tripod nesting tables $299. Diamond stripe wool dhurrie rug, ivory $499-$899. All from West Elm. (SUPPLIED)

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VA S E S Column vases, blue, by Sophie Moran, $165 each, from Modern Times

ART WORK Unfolding Composition III by Ellie Malin, unframed, $980, from Modern Times

TA B L E

LAMP

1960s Danish teak designer ‘Smile’ table by Johannes Andersen, $4250, from 20th Century Scandinavia

Ibis floor lamp, $139, from Bunnings

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Natural and shale Berber knot Zulu – Armadillo floor rug, from $460, from Curious Grace

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Le Marc Tessuto Jewel cushion, $215

Dare Gallery Ullman three-seat sofa, $1149

STOCKISTS » West Elm westelm.com.au \ Bunnings bunnings.com.au \ Dare Gallery daregallery.com.au \ Curious Grace curiousgrace.com.au \ Le Marc lemarc.com.au Modern Times moderntimes.com.au \ 20th Century Scandinavia scandinavia20.com.au

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he Riversdale Road lifestyle in Hawthorn East is proving too good to resist for home buyers. There are many well-known streets that make up Melbourne’s road network, although, it could be argued, none are as recognisable as Riversdale Road. It’s renowned for its leafy green surrounds, open spaces, period homes on large blocks and the junction where Riversdale, Camberwell and Burke roads meet in a hub of shops, restaurants and entertainment venues. It’s a fast-paced and lively road but it also gives residents room to breathe. It’s just this type of lifestyle that is proving popular with home buyers, says James Cirelli, director of boutique residential specialist Steller. James says there’s a growing market of people wanting to make Riversdale Road their home – particularly those who already live in the area and are looking to downsize to a more low-maintenance lifestyle. Steller, which is constructing a new development in Hawthorn East –

STELLER Address \ 402-408 Riversdale Road, Hawthorn East Developer \ Steller Architect & interiors \ Ewert Leaf Sales \ Steller James Cirelli 0401 570 180, T Toby Maher 0403 686 403 » domain.com.au/project/1765/402riversdale-road-hawthorn-east-vic

Boroondara Council is considering a proposal to give it a New York-style makeover to be more like Times Square

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Hawthorn East hotspots (SCOTT McNAUGHTON)

402 Riversdale Road – is offering a mix of six two-storey townhouses and 32 larger-format apartments to cater for the growing interest. “There is a growing demand for this style of living, which is suited to downsizers who don’t want to live in a small apartment in a large complex,” James says. “There are also those who have grown up locally and want to buy into the area, but cannot afford the traditionally large family home. So they’re being attracted to the townhouse or apartment that caters to family life.” James says locals are also drawn to Riversdale Road’s proximity to Camberwell Junction’s shopping precinct, the ease of public transport on their doorstep, access to some of the state’s best schools, popular cafes and restaurants, Camberwell Market and Kooyong Tennis Club. Adding to the attraction is the fact that Camberwell Junction has been slated for an upgrade. Boroondara Council is considering a proposal to give it a New York-style makeover so it becomes more like Times Square, with more open spaces for walking. “One of the main benefits of the proposed development is the increase in social economy, which will see the area really come alive,” James says. “Extended walkways, more restaurants, bars, cafes and entertainment venues will enable locals to live and enjoy their local area, which will be easily accessible on foot.” ● MELISSA HEAGNEY melissa.heagney@theweeklyreview.com.au

EAT \ THE MEAT & WINE CO

DRINK \ AUBURN HOTEL

DO \ RIVOLI VILLAGE CINEMAS

It’s not what you’d expect to find in an historic bank building, but South African-inspired restaurant The Meat & Wine Co has made the space home. With delicious steak and mouth-watering chicken dishes on offer, along with traditional biltong (dried meat), it’s sure to tempt the tastebuds. Meals are paired with wines to make it a delicious dining experience. ●

Established in 1888, Auburn Hotel has been the choice of discerning drinkers for almost 130 years. Set in a historic and ornate Victorian-style building, Auburn Hotel offers a wide range of beers, wine and cocktails and a wine store for bottled purchases. It also has options for dining, with the delicious steak Tuesdays a highlight. ●

The art deco splendour of Hawthorn East’s Rivoli Cinemas offers movie-goers the perfect blend of yesteryear Hollywood and the modern comforts of a big screen theatre. With a mix of mainstream blockbusters and arthouse films, Rivoli caters for all tastes. Stay tuned for a new wine bar set to open there. ●

● 482 Riversdale Road, Hawthorn East ● themeatandwineco.com

● 85 Auburn Road, Hawthorn East ● theauburnhotel.com.au

● 200 Camberwell Road, Hawthorn East ● villagecinemas.com.au/cinemas/rivoli


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BUXTON

55

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KAY & BURTON

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THE LION’S SHARE 4K KOO OOYON OOY YONGKOOT KOOT ROA ROAD, HAWTHORN, 3122

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ome people downsize with a sea change. Some people have a tree change. For the founding chairman of the Australian Stock Exchange, Ian Roach, and his wife Judy, it was a case of moving next door. Seventeen years ago the couple subdivided part of the garden surrounding their Victorian home in Kooyongkoot Road, Hawthorn, to create a battleaxe block of some 911 square metres. Then they asked three architects for their ideas on what to build. “John Wardle was the best,” Judy Roach says. “He came up with the idea of putting a high round wall around the swimming pool. It also forms part of the boundary between us and the original property.” Ian Roach died in 2003 after a distinguished career as a stockbroker and ASX chairman. Outside business, he was renowned as a man imbued with a spirit of community and generosity towards others. He and his wife supported numerous philanthropic institutions. Now Judy Roach is downsizing once more. She leaves behind a house that she says is great for entertaining. “I have great memories, but I think I like the light more than anything else,” she says. The award-winning architect’s design has stood the test of time. The house still looks and feels contemporary. It is both functional and stylish, with full-height doors, large windows and glass sliders. Signature Wardle elements such as the use of timber, stone and marble are there in abundance. They include built-in timber cabinetry, stone floors and white marble. The house reveals itself at the end of a long tree-lined driveway. The garage with internal entry is part of the facade. From the forecourt, past a wall of magnificent espaliered ornamental pear trees, a tall iron gate leads to the porch. The full-height front opens into the hall floored with New Zealand quarry tiles. A large powder room with marble vanity is situated near the front door. The house, which wraps around the swimming pool,

has a great connection to the outdoors. Sliding glass doors open the family and dining room to the north-west-facing courtyard garden. More sliders connect the living room to the garden, making it ideal for indoor-outdoor entertaining. The kitchen also has a long view over the garden from its stainless-steel benchtops. Gaggenau appliances, including a built-in steamer, are standouts. A white marble bench doubles as a servery to the family room, where the soaring void creates a sense of space. The living room, with an open fireplace and built-in shelving, a study or fourth bedroom and the main bedroom are all in the house’s second wing. In a wall of storage in the study, a “secret door” opens to a flight of stairs down to the purpose-built cellar. Sliding doors link this wing of the house to the pool and its courtyard. The main suite, which overlooks a private courtyard garden, combines practicality with the luxury of space. The custom-built walk-in wardrobe at one end of the room is fitted with storage to ceiling height. Its en suite, with white marble bench and basin and frameless glass shower, overlooks another private courtyard garden. A large opaque glass slider connects the bathroom to the swimming pool. Back near the front of the house, a staircase made from black bean timber leads upstairs where the landing is lined with shelves of well-thumbed books. A tiled bathroom serves the two bedrooms on this floor. One bedroom has a door to a tiny balcony. The second bedroom connects to a retreat that opens to a north-facing balcony with views over the rooftops. This sensational house is very private, yet only metres to Riversdale Road. It is walking distance to the shopping centre at the corner of Riversdale and Glenferrie roads and close to schools and transport. It proves the adage that good design lasts. ● MARIA HARRIS property@theweeklyreview.com.au

final word “A STUNNING EXAMPLE OF CONTEMPORARY PORAR ARCHITECTURE, DESIGNED BY JOHN WAR PORARY W DLE ON DA De LETTIERI –agent ARGUABLY THE BEST & MOST PRESTIGIOUS STREET IN HAWTHORN.” DAVI

EDITORIAL SUBMISSIONS PROPERTY EDITOR \ MARIA HARRIS property@theweeklyreview.com.au M \ 0409 009 766

Marshall White \ 9822 9999

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

Fast facts \ Contemporary, light-filled house designed by award-winning architect John Wardle on 911 square metres of land; marble and stainless-steel kitchen with Gaggenau appliances; excellent connection to the outdoors; formal and informal living areas; powder room; extensive built-in cabinetry; main bedroom with walk-in wardrobe and large marble en suite; fitted study or fourth bedroom; wine cellar; hydronic heating; air-conditioning; video intercom; upstairs retreat; large laundry with external access; swimming pool; water tanks; automatic gates; double garage with internal entry; close to transport, shops and schools

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.

Hawthorn \ 5 kilometres from the city

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BIKE GALLERY This place has all your performance bikes, cycling apparel and accessories covered. You can also get coffee. bikegallery.com.au

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SWOON LIFESTYLE You’ll find a beautiful collection of Melbourne fashion designers, artisan homewares and boutique teas. swoonlifestyle.com.au

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PROPERTY ID » 2013062760

Price \ $1.4 million – $1.5 million

Auction \ October 15 at noon

PROPERTY ID » 2013057465

Williams Batters \ 9866 4411 Price \ $1.4 million – $1.5 million Auction \ October 8 at 1.30pm

This c1924 house embraces the period beauty of its era. It also comes surrounded by a magnificent garden. The interior is indicative of the time the house was built, with polished floorboards, french doors, strapped ceilings and natural timber door frames all key features. There are two bedrooms at the front; each has a view of the front garden and is close to the bathroom. From here, the hall opens to a dining and sitting area with open fireplace. At the rear is a family hub comprising the timber kitchen and a meals and living area. It has a terracotta-tiled floor and overlooks the garden. The third bedroom is also back here, along with the laundry and a powder room. One of the best things about the casual living zone is the array of french doors and sliding doors that introduce oodles of natural light and extend the interior to a deck, brick-paved courtyard and the pretty garden. There’s a side driveway with a carport and workshop. The property is close to schools, shops and the tram to the city. ● JULIAN HEALEY

This ground-floor apartment offers unique renovation potential because the apartment directly above will also be auctioned on the same day. Renovators should take note; a precedent has been set within the building that might allow for both residences to be joined. Opposite Fawkner Park and a few minutes’ walk from the Royal Botanic Gardens, No. 2 also has a generous courtyard, lawn and garden of its own. The interior is neutral and fully carpeted. There are two bedrooms with built-in wardrobes either side of the main bathroom. The larger one has a built-in wardrobe and en suite. At the end of the hall, the apartment opens to a bright, open-plan living and dining area and kitchen. The outdoor spaces at the rear are fully embraced, with four sets of french doors along the southern and western walls. Overlooking all of this, the neat kitchen has a dishwasher and a door to the laundry tucked in behind. ● JULIAN HEALEY

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AGENTS’ CHO I CE POSTCODE

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8 Charles Street, Surrey Hills 4

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79 Gipps Street, East Melbourne 3

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25 Grant Street, Malvern East 4

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18a Hornsby Street, Malvern 4

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Agent: Tim Heavyside 0403 020 404 ................................................................. Price: $1.3 million - $1.4 million ................................................................. Auction: Saturday October 8 at 11am ................................................................. OFI: Thu 11-11.30am; Sat 10.30-11am .................................................................

Agent: Nathan Waterson 0439 905 188 ................................................................. Price: $4 million + ................................................................. Auction: Saturday October 15 at 11am ................................................................. OFI: Wed & Sat 11-11.30am .................................................................

Agent: Gowan Stubbings 0412 269 999 ................................................................. Price: $3 million + ................................................................. Auction: Saturday October 29 at noon ................................................................. OFI: Thu 1-1.30pm; Sat 1-1.30pm .................................................................

Agent: Justin Krongold 0403 163 355 ................................................................. Price: $1.7 million + ................................................................. Auction: Saturday October 15 at 12.30pm ................................................................. OFI: Thu 11.45-12.15pm; Sat 1.30-2pm .................................................................

This delightful Victorian combines heritage elegance and contemporary allure and has three double bedrooms. Live near prized schools, Aqualink and Box Hill Central.

One of East Melbourne's rare single-level residences of substance, this stunning home has been restored to a level of luxury for fabulous everyday enjoyment.

Clean architectural lines and picture-window garden views create a beautiful family environment in this as-new luxury residence.

Designed by CATT Architects, this residence delivers family lifestyle appeal near Menzies Reserve, Tooronga station and Malvern village.

Let's eat lunch @ The Oaks Cafe, 673 Canterbury Road Let's eat dinner @ Cantina Centrale, 11 Hamilton Street Let's drink coffee @ Liquid Cafe, 866 Canterbury Road

Let's eat lunch @ Square & Compass, 222 Clarendon Street Let's eat dinner @ GG, 150 Clarendon Street Let's drink coffee @ George Street Cafe, 65 George Street

Let's eat lunch @ Our Kitchen Table, 134 Burke Road Let's eat dinner @ Satsuki, 458 Waverley Road Let's drink coffee @ Fergus, 301 Wattletree Road

Let's eat lunch @ Where is Henry?, 1415 Malvern Road Let's eat dinner @ Bala Da Dhaba Restaurant, 1455 Malvern Road Let's drink coffee @ 30 Mill Espresso, 66 Milton Parade

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TOORAK \ 17 ALBANY ROAD Graceful, peaceful and with just two sets of traffic lights between it and the airport, Albany Road is an address revered by busy executives. This Georgian-style, two-storey house, built in 2002, has the splendour necessary for corporate entertaining. But here’s the unexpected thing: it’s sturdy. The finishes – granite, cream carpet, herringbone parquetry – are opulent, yet this house is ready to roll with the chaos of family life and come up looking fabulous. The ground floor is given to communal areas, including formal living and dining rooms and a big meals and family area opening to a courtyard garden facing north and west. The dining room has cream-coloured walls and carpet, with sash windows to the landscaped front garden. The living room – beyond a stand of columns from the central atrium – has a curved, north-facing bay window. The parquetry family zone is elegant and welcoming and has a bay-window meals area. The kitchen has Kashmir Gold granite benchtops, Blanco appliances and a step-in pantry. There’s a laundry and a powder room. Upstairs, two double bedrooms have wardrobes and porcelain en suites with showers. The main bedroom , at the front, has a balcony, walk-in wardrobe and en suite with spa and shower. The property has a double garage, a gated driveway and security. ● ALISON BARCLAY

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PROPERTY ID » 2013067836

Price \ $5 million +

Auction \ October 15 at noon

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SOUTH YARRA \ 4/51 AACLAND STREET

WE LOVE IT VISIT \ domain.com.au

PROPERTY ID » 2013064266

This three-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment offers glamour, light, style and space, all wrapped up in South Yarra’s Royal Botanic Gardens precinct. The botanic gardens become your garden – minus the maintenance – the Tan your walking or running track and the cafes and shops of Domain Road your local shopping village.

The apartment, one of eight in an exclusive group opposite the gardens, has living and dining areas at one end, the kitchen in the centre and the bedrooms at the other end. A generous entry hall opens through double doors to the kitchen. Tiled floors, bespoke cabinetry, black granite benchtops and Miele and Gaggenau appliances complete the luxurious look.

3

Jellis Craig \ 8866 8600

POSTCODE

3141

2

2

Price \ $3.5 million +

Off the kitchen, a sumptuous dining and sitting room beneath a vaulted ceiling overlooks the gardens. Large glass sliding doors open to a wide balcony. On the other side of the kitchen, bifold doors open to the third bedroom or study. The bedrooms are grouped together off a hall that also has a large laundry and the main family bathroom off it.

The luxurious main bedroom also has a sitting area. Its marble en suite has a curved marble-topped vanity with dual basins, frameless glass shower and spa bath. It also has a walk-in wardrobe. A powder room, heating, cooling, ducted vacuum and garaging for two cars complete the picture at this coveted address. ● MARIA HARRIS

Expressions of interest \ Close October 11 at 5pm

AGENTS’ CHO I CE POSTCODE

3104

7 Fortuna Avenue, Balwyn North 5

3

4

POSTCODE

3122

36 Hawthorn Grove, Hawthorn 4

2

5

POSTCODE

3127

13 Willcyrus Street, Surrey Hills 4

2

2

POSTCODE

3126

3 Monomeath Place, Canterbury 4

2

3

Agent: Daiman Kane 0417 014 413 ................................................................. Price: $1.7 million - $1.85 million ................................................................. Auction: Saturday October 22 at 11am ................................................................. OFI: Thu 12.30-1pm; Sat 10.30-11am .................................................................

Agent: Richard Winneke 0418 136 858 ................................................................. Price: $4 million + ................................................................. Auction: Saturday October 22 at noon ................................................................. OFI: Thu 1-1.30pm; Sat 2-2.30pm .................................................................

Agent: Judy Balloch 0408 753 877 ................................................................. Price: About $2 million ................................................................. Auction: Saturday October 22 at 11am ................................................................. OFI: Thu & Sat 11-11.30am .................................................................

Agent: Nikki Van Gulick 0419 325 911 ................................................................. Price: $3.5 million + ................................................................. Auction: Saturday October 8 at 12.30pm ................................................................. OFI: Thu 12.45-1.15pm; Sat noon-12.30pm .................................................................

This five-bedroom-plus-study, art decoinfluenced, substantial family home has a stunning panoramic vista. In the Balwyn High School zone.

Adorning one of Grace Park Estate's most beloved streetscapes, Brehon (c1890) is an enchanting Victorian home with beautifully established deep gardens.

Drawing on the romance of the Hamptons style and the latest in contemporary luxury, this stunning home offers a sophisticated family environment in a lovely leafy street.

Situated in the heart of the Golden Mile, this luxurious three/four-bedroom singlelevel home is set to impress.

Let's eat lunch @ The Village Cafe, 2/74 Doncaster Road Let's eat dinner @ Kati Thai, 66a Doncaster Road Let's drink coffee @ Via Roma Caffe, 87 Doncaster Road

Let's eat lunch @ Laurent, 703 Glenferrie Road Let's eat dinner @ Rococo, 797 Glenferrie Road Let's drink coffee @ Chapel Bakery Cafe, 753 Glenferrie Road

Let's eat lunch @ Bistro Chez Nous, 122 Union Road Let's eat dinner @ Il Sagno, 512 Whitehorse Road Let's drink coffee @ Reunion Cafe, 160 Union Road

Let's eat lunch @ Between Us, 141 Maling Road Let's eat dinner @ Squisito, 1 Theatre Place Let's drink coffee @ Sip & Bite, 247 Canterbury Road

46 THE WEEKLY REVIEW \ OCTOBER 5, 2016


TOORAK \ 23 CANBERRAA RRO OAD OAD In one of Toorak’s most prestigious streets, this striking house features architectural brilliance and modern interiors. Canberra Road is tree-lined and filled with contemporary and period houses. No. 23 has an elevated position, a red brick facade and large windows surrounded by intricate tiling. Inside features high ceilings, fresh tiling and floor-to-ceiling windows that allow natural light to gleam throughout. The entry is up stairs to a deck on the first floor. Beyond the front door, the hall leads to a spacious open-plan living area with a bar and fireplace. To the left is the formal dining area, which has large windows overlooking the deck and spa below. To one side is the modern kitchen, with stainless-steel appliances, black stone benches and timber cabinetry The vast main bedroom takes up much of the front of this floor. It has a large walk-in wardrobe, desk, tall windows and a luxurious, tiled en suite. The other two bedrooms on this level have built-in wardrobes and one has an en suite. The fourth bedroom is downstairs, along with a home theatre, study and laundry with exceptional bench space. There’s also a sauna and the deck, surrounded by stone, bamboo and fresh greenery. ● SUZAN DELIBASIC

POSTCODE

3142

4

4

POSTCODE

3186

2

RT Edgar \ 9826 1000

157 New Street, Brighton 4

VISIT \ domain.com.au

2

POSTCODE 2

Agent: Andrew Campbell 0419 366 545 ................................................................. Price: POA ................................................................. Auction: Saturday October 15 at 10.30am ................................................................. OFI: Wed 2.45-3.15pm .................................................................

3145

PROPERTY ID » 2013058412

Price \ About $4.5 million

Auction \ October 15 at 11am

1b Grant Street, Malvern East 4

3

POSTCODE

3103

2

Agent: Michael Derham 0425 790 233 ................................................................. Price: $2.2 million + ................................................................. Auction: Saturday October 22 at 2pm ................................................................. OFI: Thu & Sat 1-1.30pm .................................................................

42 Deepdene Road, Deepdene 5

2

3

Agent: Peter Vigano 0407 301 224 ................................................................. Price: $5 million + ................................................................. Auction: Saturday October 22 at 2pm ................................................................. OFI: Thu & Sat 1.30-2pm .................................................................

3

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Charming bungalow offers outstanding options, with formal and casual living, a grand-scale kitchen, lavish main suite and al fresco entertaining.

A substantial four-bedroom townhouse able to serve family requirements and equally impressive in the way it delivers luxurious downsizing dimensions.

Let's eat lunch @ Cafe Florentine, 22-24 Church Street Let's eat dinner @ Le Cinque Terre, 289 Bay Street Let's drink coffee @ Brighton Schoolhouse Cafe, 15 St Andrews Street

Let's eat lunch @ Our Kitchen Table, 134 Burke Road Let's eat dinner @ L'Olivo, 171 Waverley Road Let's drink coffee @ Coffee & Soul, 126 Burke Road

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Offered for the first time in 40 years, this graceful home is a rare opportunity in the Golden Mile precinct. With views to the north ranges. Let's eat lunch @ Snow Pony, 95 Whitehorse Road Let's eat dinner @ Columbo's, 250 Whitehorse Road Let's drink coffee @ All About Coffee, 335 Whitehorse Road OCTOBER 5, 2016 \ THE WEEKLY REVIEW 47


CAMBERWELL \ 8 STANHOPE GROVE

PRAHRAN \ 15 ALBERT STREET

Check-in available

WE LOVE IT VISIT \ domain.com.au Jellis Craig \ 9810 5000

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PROPERTY ID » 2013052566

Price \ About $2.9 million

Auction \ October 8 at 1pm

Hocking Stuart \ 9509 0411

PROPERTY ID » 2013058104

Price \ $960,000 +

Auction \ October 8 at 11.30am

In a roll-call of Camberwell archetypes, Wellington would nail the definition of the perfect family home. Set back in a hedged garden, this tuck-pointed Edwardian house marries a quarter-acre (1000 square metres) with walkability to schools, train and Camberwell Junction. Indoors, the 1910 original rooms are complemented by a modern kitchen, family and dining areas with a north aspect to the terrace and lawn. The single-storey house has a Baltic pine hall, off which are the front living room – with blue-tiled fireplace, inglenook bookcases and mirror mantelpiece – and five bedrooms. The main has a fireplace, walk-in wardrobe and en suite. The others have wardrobes and share a bathroom. The lounge is spectacular, with six pairs of french doors to the covered bluestone terrace, plus a glass-walled wine room. The white timber kitchen has a 900-millimetre gas range, Asko dishwasher and Shaws ceramic double sink. The dining area has a sideboard. Wellington has a gated driveway and double garage. ● ALISON BARCLAY

Updated with quality fixtures and a neutral colour palette, this Edwardian house puts residents in pole position for an active and social lifestyle. The facade is stylish in dark charcoal, while bluestone pavers add class on the entrance verandah. Off the L-bend hall are three bedrooms, each with built-in wardrobes. The first has a triple-paned window to the forecourt and the second has an open fireplace under a quaint, deco mantel. Making a strong contemporary statement, the bathroom has two-tone tiling, a square basin atop a stone vanity and a walk-in shower. That modern feel continues in the kitchen. It is part of the open-plan rear zone and has granite benchtops and stainless-steel appliances. French doors link the meals area with the decked backyard. Private and north-facing, this looks just the spot for enjoying sunny downtime. It’s all a stone’s throw from Windsor Station, St Kilda junction for a choice of tram routes and within walking distance of Chapel Street, Fitzroy Street and Albert Park Lake parklands. ● KAY KEIGHERY

5

3

POSTCODE

3124

2

2

POSTCODE

3181

1

AGENTS’ CHO I CE POSTCODE

3181

32 Larnook Street, Prahran 3

1

Agent: Gary Ormrod 0419 588 331 ................................................................. Price: $1.2 million ................................................................. Auction: Saturday October 15 at 11am ................................................................. OFI: By appointment or as advertised .................................................................

This classic, modernised Edwardian home offers a blend of character and contemporary elements, with a tranquil private courtyard. Let's eat lunch @ Coin Laundry Cafe, 61 Armadale Street Let's eat dinner @ Lona, 936 High Street Let's drink coffee @ Spoonful, 543 High Street 48 THE WEEKLY REVIEW \ OCTOBER 5, 2016

POSTCODE

3126

38 Alta Street, Canterbury 3

2

POSTCODE 2

Agent: Shamit Verma 0401 137 597 ................................................................. Price: About $2 million ................................................................. Auction: Saturday October 8 at 1.30pm ................................................................. OFI: By appointment or as advertised .................................................................

Behind a striking heritage facade on 694sqm (approx), this 1929 attic-style Hassett Estate residence presents a spacious and light-filled floor plan. Let's eat lunch @ Between Us, 141 Maling Road Let's eat dinner @ Charntra Thai, 740 Riversdale Road Let's drink coffee @ Our Little Secret, 722 Riversdale Road

3101

AUCTION

14 Denmark Street, Kew 3

CLEARANCE RATES

1

Agent: Bruce Bonnett 0418 333 042 ................................................................. Price: $960,000 - $1.05 million ................................................................. Auction: Saturday October 15 at 3pm ................................................................. OFI: Thu 11.30-noon; Sat 2.30-3pm .................................................................

This appealing solid brick residence offers comfortable living now with exceptional scope to renovate and extend (STCA) on a deep garden block (410sqm approx). Let's eat lunch @ Manfred Cucina, 309 High Street Let's eat dinner @ Centonove, 109 Cotham Road Let's drink coffee @ Rox Cafe Bar, 246 High Street

SEPTEMBER 2016 SUBURB

AUCTIONS

%

ARMADALE

13

85%

ASHBURTON

8

75%

BALWYN

23

74%

BALWYN NORTH

19

68%

CAMBERWELL

23

74%

CANTERBURY

9

89%

GLEN IRIS

34

74%

HAWTHORN

30

60%

HAWTHORN EAST

19

63%

KEW

42

76%

KEW EAST

13

77%

MALVERN

13

92%

MALVERN EAST

26

85%

PRAHRAN

23

70%

SOUTH YARRA

29

66%

SURREY HILLS

19

68%

TOORAK

17

94%

SOURCE \ REIV *Due to the very low volume of auctions in some suburbs the clearance rates are likely to show a high degree of volatility.


ADDRESS

MURRUMBEENA

AGENT PAGE

ALPHINGTON 815 Heidelberg Rd

ARMADALE 22 Lambeth Ave 25 Llaneast St

13 Poath Rd

4 FALMOUTH STREET, HAWTHORN

Hocking Stuart 132

PRAHRAN

THIS VICTORIAN HOUSE, C 1885, COMBINES A PERIOD & CONTEMPORARY INTERIOR WITH A MARBLE KITCHEN & EUROPEAN APPLIANCES. CLOSE TO TRANSPORT, SHOPS, PARKS. TWO BEDROOMS, ONE BATHROOM.

Hocking Stuart 129 Jellis Craig 165

1/38a Narrak Rd 42 Deepdene Rd

Fletchers 182 Jellis Craig 134

38 Frederick St 1 Reid St

RT Edgar 64 Woodards 192

BALWYN NORTH

Marshall White 124 Marshall White 124

10 Matheson Rd

RT Edgar 217

RICHMOND

AUCTION \ OCTOBER 15 AT 11AM

BALWYN

12 Kelvin Gve 81 Charles St

REDESDALE

JELLIS CRAIG \ 9810 5000

ASHBURTON

Jellis Craig 162

PRICE \ $1.5 MILLION+

12 Khartoum St

Marshall White 125

2/64 Regent St

RT Edgar

62

SOUTH YARRA CLIFTON HILL 6 The Esplanade 6/28 Groom St

HAWTHORN Nelson Alexander Nelson Alexander

52 52

COLLINGWOOD 51

DOCKLANDS 58 South Wharf Dve

MALVERN

54 Hawthorn Gve 36 Hawthorn Gve 4/12 4 Falmouth 10 Connell 553 Glenferrie 78/8 Wallen

136 143 160 170 207 212 213

Marshall White 114

8 Pine Gve 16 Glendearg Gve 60 Milton Pde 110 47 22 Milton Pde 5/1261-1269 Malvern

DROMANA 24 McShane St 11 Stephens St

Marshall White 101 Nelson Alexander 50

BEAUMARIS

EAST MELBOURNE

1 Torring Rd 1/36 Pleasant Rd

Marshall White 111

BYRON BAY

5 Gaynor Crt

ST KILDA EAST

3 Glendearg Gve

8 Nightingale St

Jellis Craig 171

SURREY HILLS

ELTHAM 93 Arthur St

Sotheby’s 194

FITZROY 161

FLINDERS

CAMBERWELL Fletchers 185 Jellis Craig 173

RT Edgar 217

FRANKSTON SOUTH 50 Cliff Rd

36 Invermay Gve 52a Leura Gve 10/492 Barkers

Nicholas Lynch 216

GLEN IRIS 147 158

118 118 193

IVANHOE 6-8 Redesdale Rd

25 Spindrift Ave 6 Gavan St 38 Outlook D

4 Fletchers 187 Jellis Craig 170

8 Charles St Jellis Craig 163

BURWOOD 24 Wallace Rd

HAWTHORN EAST

25 Agnes 79 Gipps

BOX HILL SOUTH 9 Verona St

20 Old Moorooduc Rd Pat Rice & Hawkins 215

33a Cressy St

Marshall White 121

85 Stanhope St

RT Edgar

Fletchers 181

49 Weybridge St

Jellis Craig 155

57

MALVERN EAST 1b Grant

Marshall White

83

12 Nyora 12 Fountaine Ave

KEW

450 & 450a Whitehorse Rd

Woodards 193

15 Glenbrook Ave

27-29 Tennyson 1/2 E 67 Sackville 4 Ridgeway Ave 76 Walpole 2/6 S

184 129 141 152 173 175

45 Paxton

TOORAK

18 Nirvana Ave

15 Balmerino Ave & 6a Burnie St

2 Tennyson 45 Boston Ave 49 82 Beaver St

RT Edgar

59

MELBOURNE 6 Sunnyside Ave

Noel Jones 133

89 119 119 120 52 65

CANTERBURY 8 Dudley Pde

Jellis Craig 153

CARLTON 91 Rathdowne St

100 103 106 115 115 116 109 114 117 127

31 Holyrood St

KEW EAST 33a Westbrook St

Nelson Alexander

53

1&2/61 Talbot Cres W. Kastelan & Associates

53

KOOYONG

Marshall White 116

5 Lakeside Dve

Hocking Stuart 131

MIDDLE PARK 2/242 Beaconsfield Pde 259 Beaconsfield Pde 270 Beaconsfield Pde

MITCHAM 6 Thomas St

Noel Jones 132

MONT ALBERT NORTH

LOWER PLENTY

HAMPTON Hocking Stuart 128

71 Peel 14 Denmark 10-12 Cotham

41/27 Flinders Ln 1701/594

Morrison Kleeman 178

21 Kenmare St

Marshall White

72

MONTMORENCY

2/703 Orrong Rd

5-7 Mcfarlane St

LISTINGS PROVIDED BY CAMPAIGNTRACK.

Morrison Kleeman 179

Williams Batters 176

OCTOBER 5, 2016 \ THE WEEKLY REVIEW 49


2015 BEST LARGE RESIDENTIAL AGENCY IN AUSTRALIA

BALWYN NORTH 11 Stephens Street

4

3

2

Landmark Modernist Design, Superbly Renovated ´Knowlton´, with a spectacular Deco-inspired façade & balconies, is one of North Balwyn´s grandest executive residences, with panoramic views & close to schools, shops & transport. Constructed in the 1950s, it has been brilliantly renovated to combine classic elements with contemporary style. On a vast landscaped block with solar-heated pool, the home offers 4 double BRs (master with ensuite, dressing room & retreat; formal sitting & dining rooms; informal living/dining flowing to deck; designer kitchen; family room/5th BR; large study; 2 further bathrooms, powder room & laundry. Including a double garage, evaporative air conditioning, ducted gas heating and under house wine cellar. Land size 1247sqm (approx.). 50 The weekly review \ OCTOBER 5, 2016

AUCTION INSPECT OFFICE CONTACT

Sat 15 October at 3pm Wed 12.30-1 & 6-6.30 & Sat 3-3.45 Ivanhoe | 9490 2900 Nick Smith 0425 755 238 Liz Walker 0412 659 140


2015 BEST LARGE RESIDENTIAL AGENCY IN AUSTRALIA

MELBOURNE 1701/594 St Kilda Road

3

3

3

Magnificent Executive Residence, Panoramic Views This superb sub-penthouse apartment offers unrivalled CBD edge living with wide terraces and stunning views over the Bay, Albert Park Lake and the city. With easy access to St Kilda restaurants, Chapel St shops and parkland, this exceptional residence incorporates 3 double BRs (2 ensuite), 3rd stunning bathroom, expansive living and dining room, designer all-Miele kitchen, laundry and powder room. With 3-car garaging, lift entry, onsite concierge and access to gym and heated pool, this outstanding property features air conditioning, custom storage and state-of-the-art appointments.

AUCTION INSPECT GUIDE OFFICE CONTACT

COLLINGWOOD 10 Perry Street

Sat 22 October at 3pm Wed 1-1.30 & Sat 10-10.30 $1,700,000 - $1,850,000 Fitzroy | 9417 1956 Arch Staver 0417 515 802 David Sanguinedo 0449 903 346

5

2

4

Vast Factory Conversion, Outstanding Potential The former Gregory Steel Products factory, on a huge block (465 sq.m approx) moments from Smith Street´s café scene, is Collingwood´s premier investment opportunity. Zoned Commercial 1, this grand property with industrial detail has brilliant scope for further development (STCA). Including 4-car garaging, a multi-room apartment/office suite with private entry & huge storeroom, this astounding building incorporates an impressively spacious residence flanked by wide courtyards. It comprises 4 double BRs, expansive living & dining, well-equipped kitchen, 2 superbly fitted bathrooms plus laundry, & features polished timber floors, ample storage, heating & cooling.

AUCTION INSPECT OFFICE CONTACT

Sat 15 October at 3pm Thu 2.30-3 & Sat 12.15-12.45 Fitzroy | 9417 1956 Rick Daniel 0409 737 985 Duncan McPherson 0416 108 436

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2015 BEST LARGE RESIDENTIAL AGENCY IN AUSTRALIA

CLIFTON HILL 6 The Esplanade

4

2

1

Stunningly Renovated With Parkland Outlook Brilliantly extended in contemporary style and surrounded by landscaped gardens, this spacious, superbly appointed 1930s residence offers 4 bedrooms (main with striking ensuite), spectacular living/dining overlooking northerly Japaneseinspired courtyard, bespoke kitchen/butler´s pantry (AEG appliances, marble and stainless steel finishes), upper-level second living and attic family room, fitted home office, elegant family bathroom, laundry and powder room. Features of this exceptional property bordering Yarra parkland and close to schools and Queens Pde include japanned and polished concrete floors, slab hydronic heating, evaporative cooling and ducted vacuum system.

CLIFTON HILL 6/28 Groom Street 3 Vast Factory Conversion This spectacular penthouse with original warehouse fittings & sweeping CBD views, close to parkland & schools, offers vast living/dining, well-equipped kitchen, home office/ 3rdBR/living flowing to terrace, 2 large double BRs, study, 2-way bathroom, powder room & laundry, plus dual stacker parking, lift, storage, & split-system a/c. 52 The weekly review \ OCTOBER 5, 2016

1

2

AUCTION Sat 22 October at 11.30am INSPECT Thu 6.30-7 & Sat 11.45-12.15 GUIDE $1,350,000 - $1,485,000 CONTACT Arch Staver 0417 515 802 Fitzroy | 9417 1956

AUCTION INSPECT OFFICE CONTACT

Sat 22 October at 12.30pm Thu 12.30-1 & Sat 1-1.30 Fitzroy | 9417 1956 Alexander Hill 0432 145 790 Roland Paterson 0417 367 997

KEW 14 Denmark Street Exclusively Positioned Edwardian This appealing residence offers comfortable living with exceptional scope to renovate (STCA) on a deep garden block (410sqm approx) close to leading schools & Kew Junction. With period detail, it offers 3 double BRs, spacious sitting & dining rooms, functional kitchen & bathroom, laundry & 2nd WC, plus storage, gas heating & ceiling fans.

3

1

AUCTION Sat 15 October at 3pm INSPECT Thu 11:30 - 12 & Sat 2:30 - 3 GUIDE $960,000 - $1,050,000 CONTACT Bruce Bonnett 0418 333 042 Cameron Ingram 0415 284 844 Kew | 9854 8888


KOOYONG 61 Talbot Crescent

EXECUTOR’S AUCTION Saturday 15th October @ 11.00am KEW EAST 33A Westbrook Street Spacious Low-Maintenance Style This elegant, light-filled residence, metres from shops and transport, offers 3BRs, expansive living/dining, large wellequipped kitchen, neat bathroom (bath and shower), laundry and separate WC, plus garage and OSP, generous storage, polished timber cabinetry and ducted heating.

3

1

2

AUCTION Sat 15 October at 11am INSPECT Thu 5-5:30 & Sat 1-1:30 GUIDE $900,0000 - $980,000 CONTACT Bruce Bonnett 0418 333 042 Cameron Ingram 0415 284 844 Kew | 9854 8888 Bruce Severns 0413 744 998 Jellis Craig Boroondara Group Hawthorn - Balwyn - Glen Iris 244a Whitehorse Road Balwyn, VIC 3103

CLASSIC 1930’S DUPLEX PAIR – RIPE FOR IMPROVEMENT

Like the country in the city, nestling in extensive parklands, wake to birds twittering yet with all the convenience that central Kooyong has to offer. FLAT 1 – GROUND FLOOR • Lounge and separate dining • Beautiful paved outside garden area • Monthly Tenancy $2232.00 pcm

Inspect: Saturday, Sunday & Thursday 12.00 –12.30pm Land:

635m2 (approx.)

3?

An Exquisite Californian with Enviable Class

Ray White Carnegie

Contact: Walter Kastelan 0418 55 44 91

W Kastelan & Assoc Pty Ltd 1111 Malvern Road, TOORAK VIC 3142 • Ph 03 9822 9222 • www.realestateview.com.au

Malvern East 49 Serrell Street Renovated with awe-inspiring excellence, this beautiful 3 bedroom + study, 2.5 bathroom Californian Bungalow enjoys 2 gracious formal rooms (fireplaces), downstairs main bedroom (glamour ensuite/dressing room), fitted study area, open plan entertaining (wood fire), state of the art stone kitchen (V-Zug appls & custom cabinets), private TV room, 2 big bedrooms (BIRs) & gorgeous spa-like bathroom. Complete with ducted heating, air cond, alarm, ceiling fans & 2 water tanks. Tree lined street, walk to Waverley Road tram, train, shops & cafes.

FLAT 2 – FIRST FLOOR • Lounge double doors to dining • Bright spacious rooms with character • Attached ground floor garden area

• 3 entertaining zones • Luxurious kitchen & bathrooms • Relaxing rear verandah (heat strip & awnings) • Exemplary quality throughout • Auto carport + workshop/studio

2.5 ?

2 ?

1 ?

Auction Saturday 22nd October at 12:00pm View Saturday 8th October 1:00-1:30pm Tom Grieve 0417 377 586 tom.grieve@raywhite.com Josh Hommelhoff 0405 383 294 josh.hommelhoff@raywhite.com raywhitecarnegie.com.au | 9571 6777

OCTOBER 5, 2016 \ THE WEEKLY REVIEW 53


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Helen Yan Ray White Balwyn 0404 078 588 raywhitebalwyn.com.au 54 THE WEEKLY REVIEW \ OCTOBER 5, 2016


buxton.com.au

Beaumaris 12 Beach Road

4

’Culverkeys’ To a View to Grand & Gracious Living

Auction Saturday 22 October - 2.30pm

Set in groomed approx 9547sqft/887sqm grounds, this talltowered 4 bedrm, 3 bathrm beauty is a Deauville Estate landmark. With grand formal rooms, sun-filled family living with a curvaceous dining bay & suites upstairs & down (main with spa-ensuite & soaring balcony-terrace), this majestic r/c air-con’d home stars a prestige granite kitchen, gas-fire & alarm. With auto-gated 2-car garage & a tiled heated pool & spa in the nthrly rear, this is a grand SandCastle - with vast views to Mordialloc beach & Olivers Hill.

Price

Contact Agent

Inspect

Wednesday 1.30 - 2.00pm

www.12.beachroadbeaumaris.com

3

2

Saturday 2.30 - 3.00pm Office

Sandringham 9598 8222

Contact Romana Altman 0414 804 270 Christian Hegarty 0409 449 948 OCTOBER 5, 2016 \ The weekly review 55


23 Canberra Road Toorak Striking elevated light filled family residence situated in a quiet tree lined street superbly located within walking distance to Toorak Village shops, cafes, restaurants, transport and parklands, set on 733m2 approx. Comprising formal lounge, separate dining, large open plan kitchen/meals area, informal sitting opening out to West facing terrace, substantial master bedroom with ensuite and walk in robe, 3 further bedrooms each with built in robes, 1 with ensuite, 2 bathrooms, study, home theatre, sauna, spa, off street car parking for 2 cars, heating and cooling, security system. 23canberraroad-toorak.com AUCTION Saturday 15th October at 11.00am (Unless sold prior) VIEW Wednesday & Saturday 2.00-2.30pm Jeremy Fox 0418 339 650 | Oliver Booth 0413 975 723 rtedgar.com.au 56 The weekly review \ OCTOBER 5, 2016


85 Stanhope Street Malvern Showcasing period elegance this 3 bedroom Boom style Victorian combines family appeal with a first class location and scope to further enhance. Comprising: Master with en suite and walk in robe, family bathroom, separate laundry, formal sitting room, kitchen adjoining open plan informal spaces leading to North facing backyard, in ground pool, cabana with kitchenette and bathroom facilities and 2 off street parking spaces. Superbly positioned in a beautiful tree lined street, just moments to Malvern Gardens, High Street and Glenferrie Road's famous cafes and restaurants. 85stanhopestreet-malvern.com AUCTION Saturday 15th October at 11.00am (Unless sold prior) VIEW Wednesday & Saturday 12.00-12.30pm Mark Wridgway 0419 510 777 | Justine Harris 0407 332 618 rtedgar.com.au OCTOBER 5, 2016 \ The weekly review 57


9 Hampden Road Armadale Magnificent solid brick Victorian family home set on a generous allotment of approx. 630sqm combining tall ceilings, abundant period features with light filled contemporary spaces offering 4 bedrooms plus study in one of Armadale’s most prestigious tree lined streets. Comprising: Formal sitting room, formal dining room, Miele equipped kitchen adjoining informal living spaces overlooking landscaped rear garden. Master with en suite and WIR, family bathroom, ducted heating/cooling and secure off street parking for 2 from rear lane complete this home’s list of credentials. 9hampdenroad-armadale.com AUCTION Saturday 22nd October at 11.00am (Unless sold prior) VIEW Wednesday & Saturday 11.00-11.30am Justine Harris 0407 332 618 | Mark Wridgway 0419 510 777 rtedgar.com.au 58 The weekly review \ OCTOBER 5, 2016


82 Beaver Street Malvern East Substantial solid brick Edwardian home with exceptional proportions, tall ceilings and rich period features offering 5 bedroom accommodation on a generous 1076m2 approx. allotment. Comprising: Entrance hall, formal sitting and dining rooms both with open fire places, master bedroom with en suite/walk in robe and gas fire place, family bathroom, library/retreat, open plan kitchen/family room opening to established gardens and outdoor entertaining, ducted heating, reverse cycle air conditioning, laundry, 2 powder rooms, work shed, 2 off street car spaces and single lock up garage. 82beaverstreet-malverneast.com AUCTION Saturday 22nd October at 1.00pm (Unless sold prior) VIEW Wednesday & Saturday 1.00-1.30pm Mark Wridgway 0419 510 777 | Justine Harris 0407 332 618 rtedgar.com.au OCTOBER 5, 2016 \ The weekly review 59


114 St Georges Road Toorak Bright northern sun, glistening water views and absolute serenity, this highly-sought after, rarely-found riverfront address provides a peerless lifestyle experience, enriched with pure convenience. Situated on manicured common grounds, the three bedroom, three bathroom layout is oriented to consume the verdant and watery views, including three expansive living areas with alfresco patio dining, private lift, remote double garage and exceptional residents’ facilities. A prized location offering numerous recreational activities with easy access to Schools, Toorak Village, Chapel Street and the CBD. AUCTION Saturday 15th October at 11.30am (Unless sold prior) VIEW Wednesday 12.00-12.30pm & Saturday 1.00-1.30pm Simon Derham 0411 479 994 | Glen Coutinho 0409 779 399 rtedgar.com.au 60 The weekly review \ OCTOBER 5, 2016


791 High Street Armadale Sensational architect designed town residence showcasing appealing light filled proportions, bespoke finishes, high ceilings and a preferred Northern rear orientation; superbly positioned meters from High Street’s cosmopolitan lifestyle precincts, cafes and restaurants. Comprising: 3 bedrooms, master with private balcony and en suite, family bathroom, Miele equipped kitchen featuring stone bench tops, adjoining open plan living, dining space, separate formal sitting room, entertainer’s courtyard, low maintenance gardens and secure 2-car basement garage. 791highstreet-armadale.com AUCTION Saturday 15th October at 1.00pm (Unless sold prior) VIEW Wednesday 11.00-11.30am & Saturday 2.00-2.30pm Paul Skafte 0425 865 386 | Mark Wridgway 0419 510 777 rtedgar.com.au OCTOBER 5, 2016 \ The weekly review 61


2/64 Regent Street Richmond A former Chocolate Factory, this converted warehouse with versatile floorplan features 3 magnificent bedrooms, 2 stylish bathrooms and private garaging with direct access to the residence. Low maintenance living - entry level with tranquil water feature atrium leading up to a large mezzanine style level purely designated for living, soaring ceilings throughout and exposed original beams with huge kitchen/dining level fully equipped with Bosch appliances adjoined by an entertainer's winter terrace, expansive separate living, heating/cooling, alarm, storage room and attic storage. 2-64regentstreet-richmond.com EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST Thursday 27th October at 3.00pm (Unless sold prior) VIEW Wednesday 5.30-6.00pm & Saturday 10.00-10.30am Justine Harris 0407 332 618 | Mark Wridgway 0419 510 777 rtedgar.com.au 62 The weekly review \ OCTOBER 5, 2016


270 Beaconsfield Parade Middle Park Perfectly positioned for a vibrant and idyllic beachside lifestyle, this seven bedroom family home inspires peaceful relaxation and flamboyant entertaining, dispersed over three levels for private family enjoyment. Promoting low-maintenance functionality, the sweeping floorplan provides mid-level entertainment and numerous outdoor terraces to absorb the tranquil backdrop of coastline scenery, complemented with five ensuites, family bathroom and spacious Ilve/Asko kitchen. Occupying a corner-site of 328m2 (approx.) with remote double garage and alluring redevelopment opportunity (STCA), metres from beachside recreation, tempting eateries and bayside shopping precincts. AUCTION Saturday 22nd October at 1.30pm (Unless sold prior) VIEW Thursday & Saturday 1.00-1.30pm Glen Coutinho 0409 779 399 | Anne Mackie Kinder 0417 034 212 rtedgar.com.au OCTOBER 5, 2016 \ The weekly review 63


38 Frederick Street Balwyn This exceptional five bedroom, three bathroom home bears all the essential elements for an ideal family home – four separately zoned light-filled living spaces, uniformly large bedrooms, copious storage, and a convenient location within the Balwyn High School Zone – while emphasising classic styling, outstanding comfort and superb functionality. Effortlessly catering for relaxing family time or entertaining large parties in manicured gardens with in-ground pool, plus a host of extras including remote double garage, in a prime family location walking distance to transport, parklands and Balwyn Road shopping. AUCTION Saturday 15th October at 2.30pm (Unless sold prior) VIEW Thursday & Saturday 11.30am-12.00pm Simon Derham 0411 479 994 | Glen Coutinho 0409 779 399 rtedgar.com.au 64 The weekly review \ OCTOBER 5, 2016


AUCTION THIS THURSDAY

10-12 Cotham Road Kew Possibly the most exciting commercial offering in Kew for many years, this double-fronted site of approximately 407m2 directly in the centre of Kew Junction, provides a galaxy of options to the astute investor. Comprising of commercial space of 281m2 including basement, and self-contained three bedroom residential space of 124m2 within a Commercial 1 Zone (C1Z) Heritage Overlay HO520, the site offers options to occupy or lease one or both commercial and residential spaces, with potential for development, subject to council approval. AUCTION Thursday 6th October at 1.30pm (Unless sold prior) VIEW By Appointment Glen Coutinho 0409 779 399 | Simon Derham 0411 479 994 rtedgar.com.au OCTOBER 5, 2016 \ The weekly review 65


65 Hopetoun Road Toorak This private 1930's family residence set in magnificent established garden surrounds with sweeping drive, 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, 5 bedrooms, 3 ensuite bathrooms, main bathroom, cellar, storage room, heating and cooling. 65hopetounroad-toorak.com FOR SALE VIEW Wednesday & Saturday 1.00-1.30pm Jeremy Fox 0418 339 650 | Oliver Booth 0413 975 723 rtedgar.com.au

44 Canterbury Road Toorak This sensational contemporary brand new architect designed residence offers an abundance of natural light, expansive open plan living areas, high ceilings and is luxuriously fitted throughout. Comprising: Entrance hall, guests w/c, expansive open plan living/dining areas with floor to ceiling glass windows with Northern aspects, European equipped kitchen, and private courtyard garden. Upstairs: Main bedroom with WIR, en suite and balcony, 2 further bedrooms with BIR’s, central bathroom and 2nd balcony out to the North. Off street parking for 2 cars, heating/cooling, security intercom. 44canterburyroad-toorak.com EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST Tuesday 18th October at 3.00pm (Unless sold prior) VIEW Wednesday & Saturday 1.00-1.30pm Anthony Grimwade 0418 382 226 | Tim Wilson 0419 726 769 | James Paull 0430 338 348 rtedgar.com.au 66 The weekly review \ OCTOBER 5, 2016


259 Beaconsfield Parade Middle Park In an address that hardly needs an introduction, this block of four art deco two bedroom apartments on one title, to be sold as a single property, represents one of the most significant opportunities anywhere on Melbourne’s bay shore. While the water awaits in front, the rear garden offers the natural attraction of a northerly aspect, garaging for two cars and second frontage to Ashworth Street – attributes that further enhance the scope to maximize spectacular rewards - in a range of ways - on some 530sqm. AUCTION Thursday 20th October at 1.00pm (Unless sold prior) VIEW Tuesday & Thursday 1.00-2.00pm Simon Jones 0418 531 243 | Jonathon Bird 0419 536 905 | Gerald Betts 0418 371 855 rtedgar.com.au

902 Burke Road Canterbury Conceived from the synthesis of alluring bespoke architecture and exquisite interior design, this benchmark development of five luxury townhouses is born in leafy Canterbury. Interior spaces are meticulously crafted with a natural palette of timber and stone finishes to sympathetically complement lush surroundings. Each residence delivers a functional layout with north-facing living areas that extend to private courtyards, integrated Miele kitchens, and 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom accommodation, plus individual basement garages. Experience a peerless lifestyle in the Mont Albert Road precinct, close to exclusive private colleges, trams, trains and the renowned Camberwell Junction. FOR SALE VIEW By Appointment Nick Walker 0417 330 650 | Paul Walker 0418 323 122 rtedgar.com.au OCTOBER 5, 2016 \ The weekly review 67


66 Hope Street South Yarra Located in the coveted Royal Botanic Gardens precinct, this solid brick Victorian provides a charming canvas on which to create a gorgeous home. An arched entrance hall leads from two bedrooms and generous bathroom/ laundry through to a welcoming lounge/ dining with open fire place and full length doors leading directly to the private rear garden, butler’s pantry and kitchen. Filled with character and period features this property offers an exceptional opportunity to renovate and enhance (STCA) a wonderful home within walking distance of Fawkner Park, Royal Botanic Gardens, Domain shops, Toorak Road, CBD, and public transport. Additional features include: Heating/ cooling, and alarm. AUCTION Saturday 22nd October at 2.00pm (Unless sold prior) VIEW Wednesday & Saturday 12.00-12.30pm Ada Taylor 0428 058 880 | Warwick Anderson 0418 320 873 rtedgar.com.au

8/101 Caroline Street South Yarra Stunning oversized, light filled, north facing solid brick 2 bedroom apartment, situated in one of South Yarra’s highly sought after locations, within walking distance to the Domain Precinct, gardens, fashionable shops and cafes, public transport and Melbourne’s premier schools. Comprising generous master with built in robes and en suite, second bedroom with en suite, laundry, well equipped kitchen, large open plan living/dining area complimented by a north/west facing balcony, ducted heating, secure basement garaging with double car off street parking, and storage room. 8-101carolinestreet-southyarra.com AUCTION Saturday 15th October at 1.00pm (Unless sold prior) VIEW Wednesday & Saturday 1.00-1.30pm Ada Taylor 0428 058 880 | Jack Edgar 0428 222 430 | Warwick Anderson 0418 320 873 rtedgar.com.au 68 The weekly review \ OCTOBER 5, 2016


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17 Howard Street, Glen Iris Every element of this spectacular residence contributes to its resounding success as an outstanding family home. From the brilliant design by Alan Powell to its sensational garden surrounds with pool & north-south tennis court. A Japanese garden is at the centre of the sitting room, media room & library. A lavish main bedroom with en-suite is complemented by four additional bedrooms, retreat & bathroom. The gourmet kitchen, living/dining room & entertaining/billiards room overlook the north-facing garden with pool & mod grass tennis court & two generous double garages (one with internal access). Land size: 1557sqm approx. 17howardstreet-gleniris.com Auction Saturday 22nd October at 3.30pm Inspect Thursday 2-2.30pm & Saturday 1.30-2pm James Redfern 0412 360 667 Jason Brinkworth 0416 006 282 Sophie Su 0425 270 125

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21 Kenmare Street, Mont Albert North Commanding panoramic views, this magnificent c1950 home spectacularly set within 2,323sqm approx. landscaped allotment delivers resort-style family living near schools, trams, Balwyn Village & Mont Albert station. Timeless elegance is showcased through lounge, study, den/5th bedroom & formal dining. The family/ meals area & superb kitchen open out to an entertainment terrace, mod grass nth-sth tennis court, pool with spa, cabana & landscaped gardens. The main bedroom (en-suite) is accompanied by 3 additional bedrooms & bathroom. Also offers scope to further enhance or potential development site (STCA). 21kenmarestreet-montalbertnorth.com Auction Saturday 22nd October at 2.30pm Inspect Thursday 12.30-1pm & Saturday 2.45-3.15pm Robert Ding 0418 858 393 Hamish Tostevin 0408 004 766

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9 Chatfield Avenue, Balwyn This classic English-style family residence is situated opposite Belmont Park on a magnificent garden allotment in the prestigious Reid Estate. The elegant interior features zoned spaces for family living and year round entertaining with formal/informal living rooms, four upstairs bedrooms, generous main with dual WIRs & ensuite, family bathroom, retreat study area and annex playroom, powder room & laundry. A superbly appointed granite & prestige Miele kitchen flows to a north-facing covered terrace overlooking a gas heated pool & pool house with bathroom+storage. Land size: 1,202sqm (approx.) 9chatfieldavenue-balwyn.com Auction Saturday 22nd October at 3.30pm Inspect Thursday 2-2.30pm & Saturday 2.45-3.15pm James Tostevin 0417 003 333 Jack Stean 0434 588 664 Charlie Tostevin 0431 713 205

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42 Waltham Street, Richmond Hill

42walthamstreet-richmond.com Auction Saturday 22nd October at 12noon Inspect Wednesday 12-12.30pm & Thursday 6-6.30pm & Saturday 1.15-1.45pm 0400 633 992 0402 067 710 Biggin & Scott Richmond 0439 859 811

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8 Embling Road, Malvern

8emblingroad-malvern.com Auction 1/1111 High Street, Armadale Inspect Thursday 10.15-10.45am & Saturday 12.45-1.15pm 0413 474 474 0418 395 349 0411444930

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15 Glenbrook Avenue, Malvern East

15glenbrookavenue-malverneast.com Expressions of Interest Close Tuesday 11th October at 5pm Inspect Thursday & Saturday 12-12.30pm 0413 273 079 0409 427 483 0418 336 234

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2 Leighton Court, Toorak

2leightoncourt-toorak.com Auction Saturday 22nd October at 11.30am Inspect Thursday 2-2.30pm & Saturday 12-12.30pm 0418 537 973 0418 566 916 0419 883 136

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65a Elizabeth Street, Malvern

65aelizabethstreet-malvern.com Auction Saturday 22nd October at 1.30pm Inspect Thursday 2-2.30pm & Saturday 1.30-2pm 0418 395 349 0410 325 240

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4 Derril Avenue, Malvern

4derrilavenue-malvern.com Auction Saturday 22nd October at 11.30am Inspect Thursday 11.30-12noon & Saturday 11-11.30am 0411 411 271 0417 571 505 0499 229 007

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4 Kooyongkoot Road, Hawthorn

4kooyongkootroad-hawthorn.com Auction Saturday 15th October at 1.30pm Inspect Thursday 11-11.30am & Saturday 12-12.30pm 0414 018 707 0418 332 864

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6-8 Redesdale Road, Ivanhoe

6redesdaleroad-ivanhoe.com Auction Saturday 22nd October at 12.30pm Inspect Thursday 2.30-3pm & Saturday 2.15-2.45pm 0421 286 741 0416 279 966

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5 Gaynor Court, Malvern

5gaynorcourt-malvern.com Auction Saturday 22nd October at 2.30pm Inspect Thursday 12-12.30pm & Saturday 2.15-2.45pm 0412 360 667 0434 212 271 0411 873 913

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3 Monomeath Place, Canterbury

3-monomeathplace-canterbury.com Auction Saturday 8th October at 12.30pm Inspect Thursday 12.45-1.15pm & Saturday from 12noon 0419 325 911 0412 247 175

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16 Northcote Road, Armadale

16northcoteroad-armadale.com Auction Saturday 22nd October at 11.30am Inspect Thursday 1-1.30pm & Saturday 10.15-10.45am 0412 360 667 0400 592 572 0411 873 913

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57 Alexandra Avenue, Canterbury

57alexandraavenue-canterbury.com Auction Saturday 22nd October at 12.30pm Inspect Thursday & Saturday 12.30-1pm 0425 280 191 0417 003 333 0405 054 888

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13 Findon Crescent, Kew

13findoncrescent-kew.com Auction Saturday 15th October at 2.30pm Inspect Thursday 1.30-2pm & 5.30-6pm & Saturday 3-3.30pm 0488 111 915 0418 377 718

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45 Paxton Street, Malvern East

45paxtonst-malverneast.com Auction Saturday 22nd October at 12.30pm Inspect Thursday 2.45-3.15pm & Saturday 3-3.30pm 0412 360 667 0410 325 240

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32 Rosedale Road, Glen Iris

32rosedaleroad-gleniris.com Auction Saturday 22nd October at 11.30am Inspect Thursday 12.30-1pm & Saturday 3-3.30pm 0416 006 282 0403 163 355 0411 676 058

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3 Glendearg Grove, Malvern

3glendearggrove-malvern.com Auction Saturday 22nd October at 10.30am Inspect Thursday 2-2.30pm & Saturday 11.15-11.45am 0411 444 930 0409 427 483 0408 350 684

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16 Margaret Street, Canterbury

16margaretstreet-canterbury.com Auction Saturday 22nd October at 2.30pm Inspect Thursday 11.45-12.15pm & Saturday 11-11.30am 0416 279 966 0417 003 333

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47 Panoramic Road, Balwyn North

47panoramicroad-balwynnorth.com Auction Saturday 22nd October at 10.30am Inspect Thursday 11-11.30am & Saturday 11.30-12noon 0401 318 772 0418 377 718 0488 111 915

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14 Yeovil Road, Glen Iris

14yeovilroad-gleniris.com Auction Saturday 22nd October at 1.30pm Inspect Thursday 2-2.30pm & Saturday 3-3.30pm 0411 676 058 0403 163 355 0416 006 282

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24 McShane Street, Balwyn North

24mcshanestreet-balwyn.com Expressions of Interest Close 10th October at 5pm Inspect Thursday 10-10.30am & Saturday 2.30-3pm 0412 247 175 0418 994 939

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1 Richards Avenue, Glen Iris

1richardsavenue-gleniris.com Auction Saturday 22nd October at 2.30pm Inspect Thursday 1.15-1.45pm & Saturday 2.15-2.45pm 0411 444 930 0401 546 441

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3 Edlington Street, Hawthorn

3edlingtonstreet-hawthorn.com Auction Saturday 22nd October at 9.30am Inspect Thursday 10.15-10.45am & Saturday 9.30-10am 0417 003 333 0434 588 664

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1662 Malvern Road, Glen Iris

1662malvernroad-gleniris.com Auction Saturday 22nd October at 11.30am Inspect Thursday 1.15-1.45pm & Saturday 12-12.30pm 0410 325 240 0411 444 930

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41 Yuile Street, Ashburton

41yuilestreet-ashburton.com Auction Saturday 22nd October at 12.30pm Inspect Thursday 2-2.30pm & Saturday 1.30-2pm 0411 444 930 0401 546 441

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2/29 Flowerdale Road, Glen Iris

2-29flowerdaleroad-gleniris.com Auction Saturday 22nd October at 9.30am Inspect Thursday 1-1.30pm & Saturday 12.30-1pm 0421 829 028 0439 844 855

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23 Stuart Street, Armadale

23stuartstreet-armadale.com Auction Thursday 13th October at 6pm Inspect Wednesday 1-1.30pm & 6-6.30pm & Saturday 10-10.30am 0414 799 343 0414 822 579

1/962 Burke Road, Balwyn

1-962burkeroad-deepdene.com Auction Saturday 15th October at 12.30pm Inspect Thursday 1.15-1.45pm & Saturday 12-12.30pm 0402 067 710 0411 873 913 0402 182 704

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7 May Street, Balwyn (Deepdene)

7maystreet-deepdene.com Auction Saturday 15th October at 12noon Inspect Thursday 2-2.30pm & Saturday 3.30-4pm 0418 858 393 0434 288 212

24 Wallace Road, Burwood

24wallaceroad-burwood.com Auction Saturday 15th October at 2.30pm Inspect Thursday 11-11.30am & Saturday 12.45-1.15pm 0422 576 049 0414 701 983 0438 078 338

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23 Broadway, Camberwell

23broadway-camberwell.com Auction Saturday 15th October at 11.30am Inspect Thursday & Saturday 11-11.30am 0438 064 212 0400 633 992

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21 Marden Street, Canterbury

21mardenstreet-canterbury.com Auction Saturday 15th October at 9.30am Inspect Thursday 12-12.30pm & Saturday 1.45-2.15pm 0419 325 911 0439 844 855

38 Alta Street, Canterbury

38altastreet-canterbury.com Auction Saturday 8th October at 1.30pm Inspect Thursday 12.30-1pm & Saturday from 1pm 0401 137 597 0418 377 718

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58 South Wharf Drive, Docklands

58southwharfdrive-docklands.com Auction Saturday 8th October at 3.30pm Inspect Thursday 1-1.30pm & Saturday from 3pm 0435 728 272 0488 300 800

18 Fuller Avenue, Glen Iris

18fulleravenue-gleniris.com Auction Saturday 15th October at 12.30pm Inspect Thursday 11.45-12.15pm & Saturday 12-12.30pm 0422 576 049 0418 567 581 0438 078 338

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2/292 Tooronga Road, Glen Iris

2-292toorongaroad-gleniris.com Auction Saturday 15th October at 12.30pm Inspect Thursday 11.30-12noon & Saturday 2.15-2.45pm 0411 444 930 0410 325 240

214 Burke Road, Glen Iris

214burkeroad-gleniris.com Auction Saturday 22nd October at 1.30pm Inspect Thursday 11-11.30am & Saturday 12-12.30pm 0412 360 667 0434 212 271 0411 873 913

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3 Glentilt Road, Glen Iris

3glentiltroad-gleniris.com Auction Saturday 15th October at 10.30am Inspect Thursday 12.15-12.45pm & Saturday 12.45-1.15pm 0411 444 930 0410 325 240

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22 Turner Street, Glen Iris

22turnerstreet-gleniris.com Auction Saturday 22nd October at 11.30am Inspect Thursday 11.45-12.15pm & Saturday 12-12.30pm 0408 004 766 0422 576 049

28 Johnson Street, Hawthorn

28johnsonstreet-hawthorn.com Auction Saturday 8th October at 10.30am Inspect Thursday 11.45-12.15pm & 5.30-6pm Saturday from 10am 0407 577 007 0408 004 766

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36 Invermay Grove, Hawthorn East

36invermaygrove-hawthorneast.com Auction Saturday 15th October at 10.30am Inspect Thursday 11-11.30am & Saturday 10.15-10.45am 0417 003 333 0431 713 205

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1/120 Walpole Street, Kew

1-120walpolestreet-kew.com Auction Saturday 22nd October at 11.30am Inspect Thursday 12.30-1pm & Saturday 2-2.30pm 0412 336 266 0407 577 007

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71 Peel Street, Kew

71peelstreet-kew.com Auction Saturday 15th October at 10am Inspect Thursday 12.30-1pm & Saturday 11-11.30am 0402 067 710 0418 374 556 0412 927 409

1 Hunter Street, Malvern

1hunterstreet-malvern.com Auction Saturday 22nd October at 9.30am Inspect Thursday 11.30-12noon & Saturday 3-3.30pm 0412 360 667 0411 444 930

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1/1 Chilcote Avenue, Malvern

1-1chilcoteavenue-malvern.com Executor Auction Saturday 22ndat October Auction Saturday 22nd October 1.30pmat 1.30pm Inspect Thursday 12-12.30pm & Saturday 11-11.30am 0418 537 973 0414 799 343 0419 883 136

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18 Nirvana Avenue, Malvern East

18nirvanaavenue-malverneast.com Auction Saturday 22nd October at 10.30am Inspect Thursday 1-1.30pm & Saturday 1.30-2pm 0414 701 983 0411 676 058

2 Tennyson Street, Malvern East

2tennysonstreet-malverneast.com Auction Saturday 15th October at 11.30am Inspect Thursday 11-11.30am & 5-5.30pm & Saturday 2.15-2.45pm 0414 822 579 0413 309 002 0411 676 058

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45 Boston Avenue, Malvern East

45bostonavenue-malverneast.com Auction Saturday 22nd October at 9.30am Inspect Thursday 11.45-12.15pm & Saturday 2.15-2.45pm 0416 006 282 0401 546 441 0411 676 058

Residence 2, 242 Beaconsfield Parade, Middle Park

2-242beaconsfieldparade-middlepark.com Auction Saturday 8th October at 12.30pm Inspect Thursday 1-1.30pm & Saturday 12-12.30pm 0408 902 827 0411 875 478

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81 Charles Street, Prahran

81charlesstreet-prahran.com Auction Saturday 15th October at 10.30am Inspect Thursday 11-11.30am & Saturday 11.45-12.15pm 0403 163 355 0411 676 058 0401 546 441

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12 Khartoum Street, Richmond

12khartoumstreet-richmond.com Auction Saturday 22nd October at 3.30pm Inspect Thursday 6-6.30pm & Saturday 1-1.30pm 0402 067 710 0400 633 992

18 View Street, Surrey Hills

18viewstreet-surreyhills.com Auction Saturday 15th October at 10.30am Inspect Thursday 11-11.30am & Saturday 10-10.30am 0412 927 409 0425 280 191 0405 054 888

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18 Tashinny Road, Toorak

18tashinnyroad-toorak.com Auction Saturday 22nd October at 9.30am Inspect Thursday 11.45-12.15pm & Saturday 10-10.30am 0410 503 389 0418 994 939 0408 688 784

42B Lansell Road, Toorak

42blansellroad-toorak.com Auction Thursday 20th October at 6pm Inspect Thursday 1-1.30pm & Saturday 12-12.30pm 0417 352 774 0414 799 343 0418 537 973

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MORNINGTON 718 Esplanade 4

Auction Inspect

A 2B 2C

SUN GOD • A brilliant front row seat on the bay flaunting close water views over Fisherman’s Beach • Character-filled two-storey home on 1015sqm mcewingpartners.com (approx) with rear laneway access

• Second-storey living area opening to divine sunset deck, plus remote gate, zoned heating and split-system air-con throughout • Potential to redevelop (STCA)

Saturday 22nd October at 1pm See advertised times

Dean Phillips 0402 833 865 Quentin McEwing0409 389 268 MORNINGTON MT ELIZA

160 Main Street 7/84 Mt Eliza Way MORNINGTON mcewingpartners.com MT ELIZA

03 5975 4555 03 9787 2422 03 5975 4555 03 9787 2422

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East MElbournE 27 Agnes street Perfectly situated in one of the best lifestyle locations possible, this grand double-fronted Victorian home offers the rarest of opportunities. Exuding charm & character from the moment you enter, it offers a perfect mix of formal & informal spaces highlighted by an expansive open plan lounge/dining area off the kitchen that leads effortless to a huge sun-drenched deck. The ideal home for a busy family living, the home features 4 bedrooms, a substantial main bedroom with ensuite, 2 further bathrooms, TV/retreat room, separate kitchenette, wine cellar, 4 car garage & extensive storage.

4 A

3B

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Thursday, 6th October 6.00pm - 6.30pm Saturday, 8th October 1.30pm - 2.15pm

expreSSiOnS Of inTereST Closing fri 28th October 4pm C O n Ta C T

Scott Mcelroy 0411 889 972 Gina Donazzan 0412 430 326 Jordan Terlizzi 0429 006 582

hockingstuart.com.au

Carlton 91 Rathdowne StReet Forming part of the award-winning Garden House Development and one of only 3, this contemporary terrace home offers luxurious living on every scale. The open plan living room that incorporates a centrally positioned kitchen creates a superb living space. Offering 3 double bedrooms, master with ensuite, 2 further bathrooms, a stunning stone kitchen featuring Gaggenau appliances & fully integrated Lieber fridge & extra joinery that features a study desk & bar. Further, a fabulous private roof terrace has enjoys a sun-drenched 270 degree aspect with views of the city skyline & the dome of the Royal Exhibition Building. There is also the bonus of ample storage and double lock-up garage.

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3B

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wednesday, 5th October 6.00pm-6.00pm Saturday, 8th October 12.00pm-12.45pm

expreSSiOnS Of intereSt Closing thursday, 27th October 4.00pm C O n ta C t

Scott Mcelroy 0411 889 972 Jordan terlizzi 0429 006 582

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ARMADALE 22 LAMBETH AVENUE Lambeth House c.1913 - Illustrious Now, Irresistible Tomorrow. A superb period pedigree, a prominent corner position and an enviable Armadale address underscore the exceptional opportunity provided by Lambeth House, an impressive brick Edwardian residence only a short stroll from High Street and Glenferrie Road. Elevated and set back amongst a leafy landscaped garden, magnificent original proportions retain all the elegance of the era whilst previously extended rear spaces suggest options to renovate (STCA) will make the utmost of an outstanding position. Includes marble gas or traditional OFPs, ducted heating/cooling, remote double carport/ secure OSP.

4

1

VIEW

2 Wed 12.45 - 1.15pm, Thurs 5.30 - 6.00pm & Sat as advertised

AUCTION

Sat 15th October - 2.30pm

EPR

Price on application

C O N TA C T

Andrew James 0411 420 788 Jack Richardson 0488 336 929

OFFICE

Armadale 9509 0411

hockingstuart.com.au

KEW 1/2 EVANS ROAD Serene and sparkling in a blue-chip locale. Renovated with flair, this single-level villa boasts an enviable front position with own separate driveway within a prestigious Sackville Ward street. Lush lawn and a majestic tree create a pleasant backdrop from the elegant bedroom with gas log fire, and the generous living/dining with split system air-con. Brand new 2pac kitchen with Bosch appliances and stone top sits alongside a paved alfresco and carport. High ceilings, new timber floors and freshly-painted interiors enhance the double bedroom and luxe marble bathroom. Surrounded by Melbourne’s leading schools, multiple tram routes into the city, train, and top-rated restaurants and cafés in High Street, Glenferrie Road and Camberwell Junction, expect to be impressed.

2

1

2

VIEW

Thurs & Sat 12.30 - 1.00pm

AUCTION

Sat 22nd October - 10.00am

EPR

Please contact Agent

C O N TA C T

Tony Doh 0419 316 676 Steve Burke 0488 331 653

OFFICE

Balywn/Hawthorn 9830 7000

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PRAHRAN 85 PRIDHAM STREET A northern entertainer in the heart of Hawksburn. A cosmopolitan profile filters through this spacious three bedroom two bathroom Victorian residence culminating in a magnificent northern entertaining garden with a BBQ kitchen and sublime studio retreat with a fourth bedroom and ensuite perfect for guest accommodation. The northern light and garden aspects are drawn throughout the living room with vaulted ceiling, dining area and stone kitchen with an entertainer’s Smeg oven with a wall of bi-fold doors linking to a deep deck. With a modern ensuite and main bathroom, stylish flooring, plantation shutters and heating, this picturesque home resides close to Hawksburn Village, Victoria Gardens, High Street, trams & Chapel Street.

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3

VIEW

Wed 12.00 - 12.30pm, Thurs 6.15 - 6.45pm & Sat as advertised

AUCTION

Sat 22nd October - 1.30pm

EPR

Price on application

C O N TA C T

Andrew James 0411 420 788 Jack Richardson 0488 336 929

OFFICE

Armadale 9509 0411

hockingstuart.com.au

PRAHRAN/WINDSOR 6 ST JOHN STREET Perfect Prahran Profile. Nestled in an attractive heritage streetscape in the heart of Prahran, this irresistible double fronted home reveals immediately inviting interiors, a stylish and generous rear extension and two garden spaces, ideal for entertaining. Baltic pine floorboards highlight its three double bedrooms, the main enjoying access to a front verandah while two bright bathrooms and a versatile study space with open fireplace add additional appeal. A generous living/dining domain is accompanied by a brilliant kitchen equipped for entertaining, featuring quality Smeg and Miele appliances. Deep landscaped garden, a rarity in the area.

3

2

VIEW

Wed 12.45 - 1.15pm & Sat as advertised

AUCTION

Sat 22nd October - 11.00am

EPR

Price on application

C O N TA C T

Lauchlan Waterfield 0422 290 489 John Carter 0416 056 705

OFFICE

Armadale 9509 0411

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Melbourne 41/27 Flinders lane

3 A

A stunning example of vision & style. Offering the elusive 3 bedrooms, each with an abundance of storage space, 2 bedrooms with their own private outdoor terrace. Here the living & entertaining area is a sun-drenched north facing arena with soaring ceiling heights & floor to ceiling windows & glass balcony. A full sized family kitchen with marble bench tops, offers an abundance of work space & storage. Plus a full sized laundry & butler’s pantry. The main bedroom is a haven of space & light, the ensuite another treasure in concept & design. Featuring private rooftop terrace, one security car park & an enormous storage room & wine cellar, this is a real delight.

View

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1C

By Private Appointment

exPressions of interest Closing friday 21st october 2pm C o n tA C t

Gina Donazzan 0412 430 326 sam fenna 0437 309 715

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Alphington

815 Heidelberg road heritage Beauty With a lifestyle Edge Luxuriously transformed, this three bedroom Victorian boasts a stunning alfresco and pool, lounge with gas log fire, Ilve kitchen, rumpus and double garage. Near Grammar schools, train and parks. hockingstuart.com.au

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3

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C

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F E

Thurs 2.30 - 3.00pm & Sat 1.30 - 2.00pm

Auction

Sat 15th October - 2.00pm

EPR

In excess of $2,000,000

Contact

Walter Ortner 0412 371 899 Helen Whelan 0401 191 696

Office

Ivanhoe 9499 5611

BRIGHTON 4/205 CHURCH STREET Nestled midway up a wide driveway, this stylishly refurbished 3 bedroom villa is your gateway into Brighton, featuring generous living & dining, tastefully renovated kitchen, sunny courtyard garden & lock up garage. Metres to shops, cafĂŠs, train & cinema. hockingstuart.com.au

3

1.5

1

VIEW

Wed 11.45 - 12.15pm & Sat 10.30 - 11.00am

AUCTION

Sat 22nd October - 10.30am

Tamara Whelan 0409 532 606 Peter Kennett 0418 318 284


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42 Deepdene Road Deepdene Offered for the first time in almost 40 years, this graceful home (c1929) on a 1,677m2 allotment presents a rare opportunity in a prized Melbourne pocket. A treasured family home flaunting views to the north ranges, the 4/5 bedroom/2 bathroom layout compr character-filled reception rooms, library, entertainer´s kitchen & generous living/dining areas overlooking tennis court remnants & garden surrounds. An unmissable opportunity to create a family estate in the Golden Mile precinct or redevelop on a blue-chip blank canvas handy to leading schools, trams & parks (STCA), this home also features heating/cooling, security & auto-gates.

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Auction Inspect Land

Sat 22nd October at 2.00pm Thu & Sat 1.30-2pm 1677 sqm approx.

Peter Vigano Jessica Zhang Denis Allen Balwyn

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3

3

1

0407 301 224 0452 468 117 0421 494 070  9831 2800

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54 Hawthorn Grove Hawthorn Victorian beauty meets contemporary flair in "Rosnor" (c1890), a magnificent home enjoying a prestigious Grace Park Estate address. No stone has been left unturned in the pursuit of excellence throughout the 5 bedroom/2 bathroom floorplan where architect designed contemporary areas offer decadent living and poolside entertaining. Highlights include superb lounge, music room (bedroom), lavish Miele kitchen & prodigious living spaces overlooking lush poolside terraces (al fresco kitchen) amid private gardens (rock climbing wall). With hydronic/slab heating, commercial cooling, auto-blinds, individual audio pads, video intercom & auto-gates.

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5

Auction Sat 22nd October at 3.00pm Inspect Wed by appt Wed 2-2.30pm & Sat by appt& by appt 2-2.30pm Sat by appt 3.30-4pm 3.30-4pm Land 788 sqm approx Web jelliscraig.com.au

Richard Winneke Campbell Ward Steven Abbott Hawthorn

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3

2

1

0418 136 858 0402 124 939 0407 324 240 9810 5000

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11 Kasouka Road Camberwell A vision of Victorian grandeur in a highly-coveted heritage streetscape, ´Grantham´ c1890 is a refined family lifestyle sanctuary in a magnificent landscaped setting with entertainment deck and heated swimming pool/spa. This remarkable 5 bedroom residence showcases beautiful period features & modern quality & is enviably situated near Camberwell Junction, prestige schools and Riversdale station. Boasting grand formal living room, sitting room/library, family room/home theatre (speaker system) stone kitchen & dining overlooking rear garden. With 2 bathrooms (main; clawfoot bath), powder room, hydronic heating, a/c, alarm & rear ROW.

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5

Auction Sat 22nd October at 1.00pm Inspect & Sat 1.15-1.45pm Inspect Thu 11.45am-12.15pm Thu 11.45am-12.15pm & Sat 1.15Land 888 sqm approx. (20.1m x 44.2m)

Tom Ryan Geordie Dixon Richard Earle Hawthorn

2

4

1

0413 872 550 0418 588 399 0418 564 168 9810 5000

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2/703 Orrong Road Toorak 2

2

2

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2/134 Anderson Street South Yarra 2

2

7 Davidson Street South Yarra

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Lower Plenty 5 Lakeside Drive Prestige Living. Premium Address A perfect blend of the classic with the contemporary, this artisan constructed, architectural designed B & G Cole masterpiece exclusively situated within a tranquil, secluded pocket, embraces every aspect of family life with ease. Striking the perfect balance between impressive proportions and comfortable livability, multiple living spaces and indulgent accommodation options, complementing a floodlit court and heated pool and vast alfresco zone ensure an exceptional family environment as beautifully sophisticated as it is effortlessly practical. EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST: Offers Close Tuesday 25th October at 5pm (Unless Sold Prior)

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3

2

1

Expressions of Interest Inspect Thursday 5:30 - 6pm & Saturday 1:30 - 2pm Contact Rocco Montanaro 0412 379 171 Contact Tristan Messerle 0438 176 416 Contact Graham Morrison 0417 101 997 Office 9431 2444 Web propertyinprofile.com.au/5lakeside

morrisonkleeman.com.au


Montmorency 5-7 Mcfarlane Street "MEADOW LANE" Montmorency´s Most Iconic Property. Delivering unsurpassed luxury on an exceptional scale, just a few minutes walk from the station and all the lifestyle benefits of cosmopolitan Were Street, this New England Hamptons style home is the breathtaking result of an inspired collaboration between architects, landscape designers, artisan craftsman and vendors that knew exactly what they wanted. Set on a 1877m2 allotment, sophisticated elegance through a generously proportioned interior laid out for exemplary family living complements a superb outdoor haven. EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST: Offers Close Tuesday 25th October at 5pm (Unless Sold Prior)

Eltham | Greensborough | Doreen

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3

2

1

Expressions of Interest Inspect Thursday & Saturday - By registration Contact Rocco Montanaro 0412 379 171 Contact Malcolm Perkins 0457 514 651 Office 9431 2444 Web propertyinprofile.com.au/5-7mcfarlane

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A4 | B2 | C2

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Contact: Jock Langley 0419 530 008 Michael Derham 0425 790 233 Office 9864 5300 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Auction: Saturday 22nd October at 11.30am ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------View: Wednesday & Saturday 12.00-12.30pm ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------24/7 View: 8pinegrove-malvern.com

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| 8 Pine Grove

An Irresistibly Refined Family Residence c1879

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A wonderfully positioned, comprehensively renovated double fronted brick Victorian of outstanding elegance, this refined residence delivers exceptional family desirability. Period character and the consummate comfort of four bedrooms and two bathrooms (plus powder room). Polished parquetry floors and inviting proportions define family living/dining areas to the rear, accompanied by a Miele and St George kitchen with a walk-in pantry. Beyond, landscaped seclusion and a secure double garage complete a first class family picture, ready for you to enjoy.

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A4 | B2 | C2

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| 16 Glendearg Grove

A Rich History From 1912 Retained In The Same Family

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Designed and built for W.D. Leslie c1912 this landmark four bedroom residence has, remarkably, remained in the family for 104 years. Extensive, well preserved period features reflect Art Nouveau influences throughout original rooms including a main bedroom of irresistible elegance, a north facing dining room and a superb central sitting room. A c1950s kitchen, living room and functional bathroom illustrate the scope to renovate, STCA, complemented by a north west rear garden close to Glenferrie Road, zoned to Malvern Primary School. Land : 656 sqm.approx.

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A4 | B2 | C1

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| 15 Balmerino Avenue & 6a Burnie Street

Elite Development Dimensions, STCA

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Currently occupied by a classical inter war duplex pair, promising significant rewards from a development perspective, STCA, this outstanding corner site measures some 401sqm in a prestigious position between Toorak Village and the Yarra River. Today´s large original proportions are accompanied by dual street frontages, an orientation that receives northern light and the opportunity to appreciate city views - all attributes that complement the irresistible scope for designing and delivering fresh spaces in a fabulous setting.

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A3 | B2 | C3

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| 4/262 Domain Road

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Jock Langley 0419 530 008 Michael Derham 0425 790 233 Office 9864 5300

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Wednesday 26th October

View:

By Appointment Wed 1.00-1.30pm & Sat 2.00-2.30pm

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4-262domainroad-southyarra.com

A Space to Delight Your Senses

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A4 | B3 | C2

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| 1b Grant Street

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Michael Derham 0425 790 233 Jeff Gole 0419 401 677 Office 9864 5300

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Saturday 22nd October at 2.00pm

View:

Thursday & Saturday 1.00-1.30pm

24/7 View:

1bgrantstreet-malverneast.com

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A Clever Contemporary Design

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woodards.com.au


think results

Camberwell 277 Camberwell Road 9805 1111

woodards.com.au

148 South Road Brighton East 3

1

2

Increasingly rare in the Castlefield precinct, this immaculate 3 bedroom Californian Bungalow comes with a neutral kitchen/casual area, stylish bathroom with sep WC, a family room...& scope for a state-ofthe-art renovation to capitalise on this blue-chip address, 150m from St. Leonards & Haileybury!

Auction

Sat 22 October 12.30

Agent

Stephen Wigley 0411 115 736

Agent

Angus Graham 0401 505 259

View

Wednesday 12.15-1.00 + Saturday 12.15-1.00

Office

Sandringham 9598 1111

Web

148southroadbrightoneast.com

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Eltham 93 Arthur Street | KINLOCH The Manor House at Kinloch Gardens This beautiful period house with panoramic views is set on a secluded hill top in grounds of 5560sqm in the private Kinloch Gardens Estate. Ground floor living rooms open onto terraces with pergolas shaded by wistaria, grape vines and roses. The first floor contains the master bedroom suite with expansive private living room, library study and a further 2 to 3 bedrooms. Attics above provide library and storage space. The garden features extensive lawns, native and deciduous trees and beds of old fashioned roses. The adjoining building provides parking for 3 cars, storage work rooms and a large studio above suitable for conversion. LIGHT

SPACE

BEAUTY

Private Sale Inspect

Saturday 3:00 - 3:45pm or By Appointment Only

Contact

Greg Herman 0411 473 307 Tom Kurtschenko 0417 502 944 $3,000,000 Plus Buyers Sotheby’s Realty 9825 0555 Barry Plant Eltham 9431 1222 melbournesothebysrealty.com barryplant.com.au

Price Office Website

4 3 3

Toorak 28 Church Street A Sophisticated Toorak Sanctuary This elegant two-storey four-bedroom, 2.5 bathroom residence with basement garaging offers a discerning approach to low-maintenance living in this sought-after Toorak streetscape. Immaculately presented, the refined interiors with formal and casual living, granite kitchen and secluded westerly courtyard bring together the very best of its north-west aspect. With a climate controlled 1300 bottle cellar, 3 metre high ceilings, the well-appointed home is close to leading schools, excellent shopping, cafes, trams and Kooyong Tennis Club.

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4

Auction

Saturday 15th October 2016 at 11am

Inspect

Wednesday 1:00 - 1:30pm Wednesday 5:00 - 5:30pm Saturday 11:00 - 11:30am

2.5

Price

$2,000,000 Plus Buyers

Contact

Greg Herman 0411 473 307 Sarah Case 0439 431 020

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17 Albany Road Toorak

3

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VIEWING

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3

2


32 Albany Road Toorak

6

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

2

5

3

CONTACT

VIEWING

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26 Linlithgow Road Toorak

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EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

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4/20 Springfi f eld Avenue fi Toorak

3

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

3

3

CONTACT

VIEWING

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4

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33 Hawksburn Road South Yarra

4

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2

CONTACT

VIEWING

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135 Walsh Street South Yarra

5

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

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13 Coolullah Avenue South Yarra

4

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31 Seymour Avenue Armadale

5

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1 Barnato Grove Armadale

4

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2

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VIEWING

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401 Barkers Road Kew

4

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10 Connell Street Hawthorn

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94 Normanby Road Kew

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13 Willcyrus Street Surrey Hills

4

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2

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VIEWING

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715 Malvern Road Toorak 2/3

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74/546 Toorak Road Toorak 3

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5/31 Lansell Road Toorak 2

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www.prh.com.au

pat rice & hawkins

GRAND MORNINGTON PENINSULA ESTATE

“DELAMERE FARM”

103 ACRES - 42 ha

20 Old Moorooduc Road DROMANA

A STUNNING TWO STOREY BRICK RESIDENCE OF ELEGANTLY PROPORTIONED ROOMS SET IN PRIVATE AND EXPANSIVE GARDENS COMPLIMENTED BY ORNAMENTAL LAKE, TENNIS COURT AND SWIMMING POOL Prestigious Mornington Peninsula position being 1 hour Melbourne via Peninsula Link, approximately 10 minutes from exclusive Mt. Martha and Dromana. l

Magnificent improved pasture country suited to horse and cattle pursuits. Two large stable complexes (total 37 boxes), 25 day yards and 12 major paddocks.

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Feature water supply with 22 megalitre licence reticulated to expansive gardens and trough reticulation. Mains water. Brick veneer managers home.

IMPOSING GEORGIAN STYLE RESIDENCE (CIRCA 1934) - 6 BEDROOMS AND 4 BATHROOMS. STUNNING HOME WITH ALL MAJOR ENTERTAINING ROOMS BEING OF STYLE AND SIZE. CONNECTED TO 2 X TWO BEDROOM SELF CONTAINED FLATS.

(03) 9866 5588

FIRST IN RURAL PROPERTY

Expressions of Interest Invited Closing: Wednesday 26th October at 2pm Melbourne (03) 9866 5588 0418 317 440 www.prh.com.au 30 Lochiel Ave Mt. Martha 5974 1401 0419 144 737 www.wnre.com.au

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9 Gunyong Creek Lane, Mt Eliza Sophisticated Simplicity 3A 2B 2C

Auction

This brand new contemporary residence is sure to delight even the most fastidious of buyers. If you’re looking for a low maintenance lifestyle without compromising on quality, style or function this is it. Special features include; tiled entry, light filled main bedroom complete with full en-suite & WIR, 2 further spacious bdrms both with BIR`s, central bathroom, designer north facing Caesarstone kitchen with large centre island bench, feature horizon garden window, living and dining rooms flooded with natural light.

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Saturday 22nd October 2016 at 2.00pm Sat 8 Oct at 1:30-2:00pm, Sun 9 Oct at 01:30-2:00pm

Agent Chris Wilson 0417 147 307 Jake Wilson 0400 991 362

RaineHorne Rosebud

5986 8188 I rh.com.au/rosebud

1300 487 469 nicholaslynch.com.au

RARE FIND IN CENTRAL BYRON

36 Lawson Street, Byron Bay NSW 2481 ¥ Directly opposite beach with ocean views ¥ Walking distance to Byron central ¥ Architecturally designed by Ian McKay ¥ Large two storey home plus three separate studios ¥ Private accommodation for family and/or guests ¥ High ceilings with loads of natural light ¥ North facing balconies off all rooms ¥ Ideal for residence plus home ofÞce ¥ Landscaped gardens with water feature ¥ Double garage plus double carport ¥ Current use is holiday accommodation AUCTION: Saturday 5th November 2016 INSPECT: By app with agent M 0418 660 063 T 02 6680 8668 F 02 6680 9094 ed@edsilkbyronbay.com.au www.EdSilkByronBay.com.au 216 THE WEEKLY REVIEW \ OCTOBER 5, 2016

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GRAND OPEN Saturday 8th October 12 – 12:30pm • Breathtaking views beyond Port Phillip Bay • Prestige home in tightly held enclave • 6 indoor & outdoor living & entertaining areas • Grotto-style fully tiled azure pool • Stunning mature tropical gardens • Master suite with WIR & massive bathroom

$3 million plus Nicholas Lynch 0411 121 356

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25 Spindrift Avenue Flinders Architecturally significant and striking in its simplicity, this Circa 1968 classic beach house on 2700sqm (approx) boasts direct beach access and blends beautifully into its spectacular coastal environment with organic form and time worn timber. Simple and stylish, the evocative three bedroom home showcases spectacular views across Western Port to Bass Strait and beyond, with a comfortable walk to town to sample sumptuous village shops and cafes before returning home to your beachfront idyll, a mere hour from Melbourne. AUCTION Sunday 23rd October at 1.00pm (Unless sold prior) VIEW Saturday & Sunday 1.00-1.30pm Michael Parker 0428 540 500 | Holly Longmuir 0425 737 674 rtedgar.com.au

10 Matheson Road Mia Mia Only 70 mins from the CBD is the quiet hamlet of Mia Mia - where some of the best shiraz in the country is produced close by. With Lake Eppalock, renowned for its fishing and water skiing, only ten minutes down the road, 'L' Ecole', an old school house, is perfectly located for either a weekender or permanent home. Set on 2 ½ acres with views of the valley below it is simply charming with an open fire place, high timber ceilings, renovated bathroom and kitchen and open floorplan studio living. Pick fresh vegetables from the raised garden beds or enjoy homegrown fruit from a variety of heirloom trees, all well-watered by an excellent bore. Play a game of bocce on the court or simply enjoy the deck and BBQ area. AUCTION Saturday 22nd October at 3.00pm (Unless sold prior) VIEW Saturday 3.00-3.30pm Rick Lander 0408 571 485 | Beverley Higgs 0448 271 222 rtedgar.com.au OCTOBER 5, 2016 \ The weekly review 217


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THE MINI GARAGE MELBOURNE RENOVATION SALE. 4 DAYS ONLY. 6-9 OCTOBER. The MINI Garage Melbourne Renovation Sale is on now. To allow for the chaos, we have unprecedented opportunities across the MINI range with the drive away price reduced by a saving equal to GST^ on a large range of MINI’s, so what are you waiting for? Visit us this Thursday 6th October until Sunday 9th October to take advantage of these outstanding opportunities.

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^The manufacturer’s recommended drive away price will be reduced by the GST component for all new MINI vehicles purchased from MINI Garage Melbourne between 06.10.16 and 09.10.16, and delivered before 31.10.16 while stocks last. GST is still included in the final reduced drive away price. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Excludes fleet, government and rental buyers. Consult MINI Garage Melbourne for further details.

The Weekly Review Stonnington & Boroondara  

October 5, 2016

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