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“In the midst of all this chaos music was the light for me”
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PETER WILMOTH GETS TO KNOW THE KID WHO GREW UP TO BE JIMMY BARNES
he last time I hung with Jimmy Barnes was when I cadged a lift with him to an outdoor gig he was headlining. It was the quintessential rock moment: while Jimmy bounced around excitedly in the back seat of the limo, fans walking to the show peered in to see if it really was Jimmy in there. When they saw that mischievous face framed by the famous flop of tousled hair, they smiled and pointed and waved. And Jimmy smiled and pointed and waved right back. At that moment, while presenting to the world as the ultimate happy-go-lucky rock’n’roll wild man, living a life most young people would kill for, Jimmy had inside him a million demons stemming from a youth marked by unspeakable violence, poverty, alcoholism and many bashings – which he both received and dished out. Now he has brought those demons into the open with his new autobiography, Working Class Boy Boy. “I went through different emotions,” he says of writing the book. “I’d write stuff down and I’d be teary or I’d be angry. I loved my parents and they tried the best they could and I’m very forgiving of them, but sometimes I’d finish a bit and I’d be really angry because they shouldn’t have let us be treated that way. “Quite often I’d be lying in bed after writing and it would trigger off all these other memories, which led to another and another … It was quite taxing, but at the same time every step of the way I felt that weights were being lifted off me.” The poverty, violence and neglect Jimmy suffered as a child are shocking. At Christmas, he writes, “we didn’t want all the toys in the world. All we wanted was for them to love us and make us feel safe”. Now 60, Jimmy is in a great place. He still rips the room apart on stage, but at home he is the happy and healthy family man, free of the burdens of hell-raising. He doesn’t need to be the wild man any more. He exorcised most of his demons writing the book and is now preparing for a national tour of spoken-word performances. There may be a three-day growth, but it’s not cheap wine any more, rather a quiet whisky before bed. Jimmy says the words poured out of him while writing the book. “I’d spent a lifetime pushing them down and trying to suppress them. It was like a festering wound and I had to open it up to the air to let it heal. When I finished writing it I literally thought, ‘I could rip this up now, it’s done its job, I’ve acknowledged it’. “There is a lot of stuff that people are still going through out there. I’ve been doing book signings around the country and so many people are stopping me and saying, ‘Hey, I’m living in this now, what can I do, how can I talk about this?’. I’m telling people to get professional help and, if you’re in an abusive situation, get away from it. “It’s the sort of stuff that has to come out and that Australia as a society has to have a conversation about. There’s a lot of domestic abuse in this country, but people don’t talk about it. It’s kept in the dark.
Top of the class: Jimmy at Mansfield Park Primary School in Adelaide. (SUPPLIED)
Maybe my book shines a little bit of light on it, and the more light you can shine on this stuff the better.” He begins the book with his alcohol and violence-soaked early youth in Glasgow, Scotland, surrounded by aimless, drunk adults, and later in the tough Adelaide satellite city of Elizabeth, to which his family migrated in 1962. “There was a lot of drinking in the house,” he writes, “and with that came a lot of violence and abuse; not necessarily directed at us, but every punch and threat that mum and dad threw around hit each of us as if we’d been thrown against the wall.”
buse and trauma “became normalised for us”, he says. “We would climb out the windows, run away, block things out of our heads. As kids we were more afraid our parents were going to die than we were going to die. It put me in a lot of bad situations. It put me in a lot of places where I really could have been killed. “By the time I was 17 and left, I didn’t reflect on much of that stuff ever again, until recently. I was just glad to be out of there. I did everything to stop myself thinking about it. And that includes drinking myself to death nearly. I was very lucky to get through it.” Jimmy, top of the class and soccer captain, lost interest in school because he was distracted by the abuse. “School was a place where I could go and the teachers liked me because I could work hard, because I was interested. But eventually you get to a point where you go to school and your feet are freezing cold and wet because you haven’t got decent shoes, and you’re hungry and your parents are fighting at home so you’re worried and I just couldn’t even concentrate … that to me was a really sad time, especially looking back on it.” Eventually his mother left the family in 1965, when Jimmy was nine. “The last bit of light in our lives was put out that day,” he writes. “She told us she wouldn’t leave us. She loved us too much.” Jimmy and his siblings later resettled with their mother and her new husband, Reg Barnes.
Jimmy writes warmly about Reg, who came to have a fatherly role in his life (Jimmy’s father died 12 years ago). Reg, who died in 2011, told the young Jimmy there was an angel looking after him. “Well, he was that angel,” Jimmy says. “Most of the adults who spoke to us said, ‘Shut up, get away’. Reg was the only one who looked me in the eye and said, ‘What’s going on, are you OK?’. He was a caring soul. I owe a lot to Reg. He was a shining light in my life.” I ask Jimmy how his youth shaped him. “People who have come from that sort of poverty and that sort of abuse and trauma tend to try and overachieve,” he says. “When I was a young fella I got in gangs, I could fight better than most people. As I got older I could drink more, I could sing louder, I wanted to be a successful singer. Without knowing it I was trying to distance myself from that past as much as I could and become as successful as I could. “I guess it made me tough. It made me strive for stuff that was out of my reach. The way I was treated as a child, the abuse, the trauma, and the love from our siblings, the way we cared for each other, everything in that life seemed like a perfect melting pot to make a rock’n’roll singer. “At 17, all I wanted to do was be wild and free and to make people like me, and I was prepared to do anything, jump around and be crazy, to do it. “Unfortunately I realised if I drank loads and went crazy and played up and screamed and jumped off things, people liked the band. It appeared to me that the more I did that, the more people liked us. So that made me more self-destructive.” There was the vicarious thrill of watching Cold Chisel’s lead singer being so wild, but there was a huge cost to him. “One of the things I am thankful for from my parents is strong genes. I am tough. When I go and have a physical now, I can’t believe, after the life I’ve led, the doctors say I’m so healthy. “I had people dropping like flies around me because I could just outlast everybody. In the end it wasn’t really about having a good time, it was to numb and to stop thinking. When I didn’t drink and when I didn’t take drugs and when I stood still and stopped for a second, the stuff from the past would start to come back to me and it was haunting me. So I constantly moved, constantly drank, to stop feeling, to stop any sort of feeling.” Jimmy’s mother Dot died a few months ago, aged 83, the day Jimmy was sent the final edit of the book. “At that point I was feeling sad and I wanted to take everything out I’d written about her but it wouldn’t have been honest.” He spoke to his siblings about the book but not to his mother “because she was guilt-ridden”. “She was like me, she would have blocked it out as though it had never happened.” His siblings were shocked at his revelations in the book but also grateful. “Dorothy and Linda thanked me for writing it. It’s something that twists you inside if you don’t get it out.” After years of drug and alcohol abuse,
my melbourne VLADO’S, RICHMOND \ I have been going here for 30 years. One of the great restaurants. My kids have grown up there. MUSHROOM RECORDS \ When I was floundering after leaving Cold Chisel, we partnered and built an awesome career. Michael Gudinski is the godfather of my daughter Mahalia. He’s been my confidante, my friend, my co-conspirator in all the stuff I’ve done. I couldn’t have done without him and people who work with him. LIVE MUSIC PUBS \ We would play eight gigs a week in Melbourne, three on a Saturday night. Croxton Park, Bombay Rock. We used to play Bananas in St Kilda at three in the morning. The Melbourne music scene in the 1970s and early ’80s shaped and moulded Cold Chisel into one of the best rock’n’roll bands in the world. STATION HOTEL \ PRAHRAN I’d go and see The Dingoes playing there and would be inspired to play rock’n’roll music. ●
Jimmy says he is better than he’s ever been. “I’m very good. I went to rehab in 2001 and [later] had bouts where it was good and bad, but I had about eight years where I was very clean. I can now sit in front of the TV with my feet up and watch the news and have a whisky before I go to bed, whereas before I never drank for the taste, I would drink to get hammered and to forget. Now that’s the last thing I want to do.” Music, which is the basis of his next book, helped save his life. “In the midst of all this chaos and drinking and fear and shame, music was the thing that was the light for me. The stuff that was killing me, the only time it ever got vented without me knowing it, expressed itself in songs. That was the therapy for me, to let them out.” That famous screaming: was it letting go of some demons? “I reckon it was primal therapy. I can peel the paint off walls. I’m a good singer, I can sing well and I know I can scream better than most people in the world. Part of it was my way of letting out that anger.” ● firstname.lastname@example.org » Working Class Boy By Jimmy Barnes (Harper Collins) $45 » Working Class Boy: An Evening of Stories and Song. Spoken word and some music that relates to his life story. Regent Theatre, Melbourne, Saturday, November 19. ticketmaster.com.au NOVEMBER 9, 2016 \ THE WEEKLY REVIEW 9
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t’s hot, noisy and there’s a press of people around him, but Darren Palmer remains an oasis of cool. After eight seasons with the renovation reality show The Block, the celebrity interior designer is not fazed by the crush of fans at the opening of the latest transformation of a Port Melbourne soap factory under storm-heavy skies. “I think this Block is Block is definitely in the Block top three, along with Sky High [season 7, 2013] and Glasshouse Glasshouse [season 9, 2014],” Darren says of the heritage-listed art deco industrial building. “The contestants have been the most competitive that we have seen as a group and the result is obviously better for it. They have had a decade of exposure to other Blocks, other contestants and all the tips and tricks so the calibre of work is just so much higher.” As the Nine Network series has gone from strength to strength so, too, has the judge’s profile, with two books (Easy Luxury Luxury and HomeSpace) to his credit, his own Carpet Court flooring collection Provincial Lane, and more Darren Palmer lines across a range of interiors products in the pipeline for 2017. His work spans creating interiors for celebrity duo Jennifer Hawkins and Jake Walls’ Sydney beachside home to styling display suites for whole developments, such as MoPo in Melbourne’s west. It’s a long way from the provincial
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Queensland port city of Gladstone, where Darren grew up. “It was not design central. One of my aunts had carpet in her bathroom. That might have been what set me off, the carpet in the bathroom,” the 39-year-old says with a laugh. “As a kid I thought my house was just like everybody else’s and in the ’80s it probably was. But travelling to different friends and family members’ houses, I came to realise that people had different types of houses, different types of architecture. I was always interested in houses.” His interest in English, art and technical drawing at school led to studying fine arts at university and eventually going into graphic design for want of a clearer goal. It was only after he renovated his first apartment, and Belle Belle magazine saw fit to publish photographs of it, that Darren started to focus on interior design. In 2009 Darren was a runner-up on another renovation reality show, homeMADE , homeMADE , before homeMADE moving into a guest judging role on The Block in 2011. Block While acknowledging that renovation reality shows may create some unrealistic expectations for do-it-yourselfers in terms of speed, Darren believes the genre has generally helped educate the public. “It shows people they can actually take things into their own hands and can make a space that fits them and is beautiful. It doesn’t mean that anyone who was going to engage an interior designer wouldn’t do so now.”
He believes strongly in the accessibility of good design to every man and woman, but says this should not be confused with questions of taste. “If I enjoy classical music and you like soft rock, which one of us is right? The perception of taste and what is tasteful is entirely subjective,” he says. “The absolute starting point of any project should be to define your brief and create some terms of reference. How much do you want to spend, what do you want to achieve, who is going to use it? All those things become a set of parameters so, instead of looking at a whole world of choice, you are looking at it through the filter of what is right for you.” The Bondi home Darren shares with husband Olivier Duvillard, their young son Hugo and a tumble of pets follows that design mantra. The couple married in South Africa in 2011 and it’s clear that if the normally affable designer was judging the present government on its architecture of a plebiscite on same-sex marriage, it would receive a massive fail. “Marriage is about a commitment to someone you love and intend spending the rest of your life with,” he says. “How can that possibly be bad?” ● firstname.lastname@example.org » The Block finale will air on November 13 from 7pm on Channel 9 » 9now.com.au/the-block » carpetcourt.com.au
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Here’s a wine with a long life ahead of it. It’s immediately appealing, with pencil, blackberries, blueberry, tobacco and liquorice. There’s a hefty set of tannins and lots of concentrated, medium-bodied flavour. Right now it’s best to drink alongside food to help with those tannins. In my case it was a roast loin of saltmarsh lamb. ●
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Heathcote’s a region that does big, balanced reds better than most and this is sourced from vineyards in Heathcote’s north. Here’s a prime example, with rich, earthy plum and dark berry flavours with spices and nutty oak in the background. It’s dense and concentrated, with plush, food-friendly tannins – this wine is marketed as being great with a steak – but is bright, juicy and easy to drink. ● Enjoy with \ Hanger steak
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f you’re a seasoned traveller who’s been around the track, where do you instinctively avoid dining out? Tourist sites. There’s usually a strict radius involved and the further out you go – into some dingy hole in the wall you’d never hear about (but for their aggressive Yelp policy) – the better the meal you’ll have. Yet sometimes, those holes in the wall are literally just holes and, albeit rarely, those rooms with a view can really take your breath away. “Get to the point, Alice,” I hear you say. “Exactly.” Once you’re done feeling like an F1 driver on the Albert Park track, get yourself upstairs to The Point for the sort of romantic meal that’s usually reserved for Christmas movies. Andy Harmer’s food, a polished play on local ingredients with Euro technique (try the barbecue bugs with brown butter emulsion), is enhanced by the city’s lights twinkling on the lake, a comprehensive cheese cart (complete with tete de moine, shaved into ‘carnations’ tableside), and a 20-year-old wine collection, so you can drink Grange and Chateau d’Yquem by the glass. The roasted apple souffle with cinnamon ice-cream, like a cloud of apple pie, makes this a destination worth racing to. ● email@example.com
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WATCHING \ The The Lunchbox Lunchbox (2013) is a tender film set in Mumbai, exploring the connections we form over food and the importance of offering positive affirmation to the cook in your life. ●
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BRUNCH \ On a Saturday morning I often catch the train to Castlemaine, where my husband picks me up, and on our way to our property we stop at The Guildford General Store for one of their home-made pies or sausage rolls or wonderful home-made cakes. Mouth-watering. A DATE \ I often have a date night with my husband and we try as many different places as we can. One that we love is Punch Lane Wine Bar, where you can sit at the bar or in one of the comfy chairs to just have a drink from their
wonderful list, or dine in for some fantastic food. Always friendly and professional. QUIET DINNER \ I recently dined at Phillipe with some girlfriends and we thoroughly enjoyed, not only the amazing food but also the ambience and great service. It’s lovely to see Phillipe [Mouchel] doing well in his own restaurant, with food cooked from the heart. TO SEE & BE SEEN \\ We love going to Geralds Bar because if you don’t know anyone when
COOKING \ Sugar snap peas are just scrumpdidliumptious, especially when charred and served with garlic and a dash of sesame oil. I got the idea from Higher Ground’s new “small plates” selection. ● READING \ I feel like there’s a distinct travel element to this week’s Feed, which is fitting because Around the World in 80 Dinners (MUP, $45) is the handiest new guide for gastronaughty globetrotters who plan trips around where to eat (me!). Head online to see their recs for Melbourne. ●
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you arrive, you certainly will by the time you leave. I love the warm, friendly welcome and the food is always great. FANCY DINNER \ My husband and I have just celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary (mama mia!). We had a lovely weekend in Beechworth and we dined at Provenance restaurant, where we had the most beautifully prepared food using local produce. We certainly celebrated in style. ●
A beautiful place to enjoy breakfast. Bring your appetite and dig in. ● JEMIMAH CLEGG
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THE CROWD \ The young, hip and active stroll in after their morning walks while the older crowd indulge in some creative dishes.
EATING \ The display. It’s events season and the edible centrepiece trends are not lost on me, no siree! Don’t wait for canape trays to schlep around, my friends; head to the featured frou-frou to chow down on everything from sweet baby fennel to plump strawberries and tropicals. ●
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“I used magic as a defence mechanism, to scare people away”
ynamo isn’t your typical magician – if there is such a thing. Rather than being a flamboyant showman, the British performer is an unassuming figure, small and slightly awkward. And yet, Dynamo (aka 33-year-old Steven Frayne) is a magician of immense international stature. On his home turf, he has starred in his own TV series alongside Natalie Imbruglia and Samuel L.Jackson, released chart-busting DVDs and has sold out 111 arena dates. Most famously, he once walked across the Thames to the astonishment of passersby. Now he’ll be appearing (and quite possibly disappearing) on Australian stages as part of his first overseas tour. Dynamo is the first to admit the tour is something of a gamble. Although he knows he has plenty of Aussie fans waiting to see him, his sort of magic isn’t a natural fit for the stadium environment. Yes, there are stunning feats of mind-reading, materialisation and levitation, but there are no white rabbits, top hats or glamorous showgirls. It’s just him, the stage and a few thousand punters. “It’s very exposed,” Dynamo says. “I walk onstage like a stand-up comedian and create magic from nothing.” This stripped-back approach to magic makes sense, given that he learnt his trade on the streets – in a very real sense. Growing up on a council estate, the diminutive Steven first took to magic as a way of fending off the local bullies. “These two guys in particular kept giving me trouble every single day. One of the things they would do was put me inside a
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wheelie bin, take me to the top of the biggest hill and push me down the hill, every day after school.” After witnessing one of these attacks, Steven’s grandfather (himself an amateur magician) taught the teen a trick that allowed him to use the bullies’ strength against them – effectively making him impossible to lift. To everybody’s surprise, the trick worked. “Because I’d done that, they thought I had crazy demon powers. They spread rumours around the school that I was a weirdo. But my grandpa thought it was quite funny and showed me some other things I could use to scare people away. If they were trying to break my bones or take my dinner money, I’d just say, ‘Look, I don’t feel no pain’.” To illustrate this to me, Dynamo bends one of his fingers in three, making it look as if the bones have been jellified. I might not be a thuggish teenager, but I’m somewhat freaked. Little wonder that, while magic might have saved his hide, it had an understandably
disastrous impact on his social life. “Because I used it as a defence mechanism, to scare people away, it did DYN AMO kind of alienate me a little bit. I became a loner. But I got addicted to it.” When the time came to attend college, he chose one far from his stomping ground where he knew he could make a fresh start. For the first time, he began introducing himself as a magician and quickly built a reputation, performing in bars, shopping centres and at college parties. Soon he was spending more time performing than studying and dropped out to go professional. “I went from being this loner and introvert to finding my voice through my magic. I was very confident when I was performing, but quite shy when holding a normal
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conversation. It’s really been an incredible journey for me, having grown up on a council estate where you couldn’t really go outside and socialise because it was too dangerous, to now travelling the world.” The magic establishment was initially dismissive of the self-trained youngster. His attempts to join the celebrated Magic Circle at 16 were firmly rebuffed. “I wasn’t really their type of magician. To even go, you had to have a three-piece suit. I couldn’t afford that. I was lucky if I had a shirt.” A decade later, having built an immense reputation off the back of his TV series
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Dynamo: Magician Impossible, he was not only welcomed with open arms but also quickly promoted to the elite inner sanctum. “I got a gold star as well. I didn’t even get a gold star at school, so I’ve come a long way.” But while Dynamo can now comfortably rub shoulders with giants of magic, he’s grateful to have come from more humble beginnings. “Part of the reason my magic stands out is I didn’t have anywhere to learn from, so I just created my own interpretation of what I thought magic should be. If I ever tried to perform tricks from books, it looked like a 15-year-old doing a 40-year-old’s spiel. I try to make my magic timeless, but it’s relevant to the world I live in, my story. And I think that resonates with a lot of people. Everyone can find something of themselves in it.” ● firstname.lastname@example.org » Dynamo: Seeing Is Believing, Rod Laver Arena, November 12 and 13. dynamomagician.com
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haun Micallef is always looking for a challenge. Over the past 20 years, he’s starred in an extraordinary stash of films and TV shows, had a crack at radio and written a book or three. As he puts it, he gets bored very easily. This month, he’s doing something new, making his Melbourne Theatre Company debut as one half of Neil Simon’s The Odd Couple. “I think it’s important to put myself in front of a real audience every now and again so that I don’t become too used to the slightly easier laughs you get from a TV audience,” Shaun says. “Just to retrain my muscles. Everything I do on television is a muscle memory of that. If I abandoned it completely, I think I’d be abandoning the reason I do it.” Written in 1965, the play has enjoyed endless revivals alongside film and television adaptations. It sees neatness freak Felix move in with his slobbish pal Oscar after splitting from his wife. As funny as the script is, the play stands or falls on
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the strength of the rapport between the two leads. Given he’s been paired with long-time collaborator Francis Greenslade, Shaun says chemistry won’t be a problem. “We met when we were 18 at university. We’re born of the same pressures and influences. When I perform with him, he knows what I’m going to do and I know what he’s going to do. If he’s doing the trick, he knows that I’m there to catch him.” That said, each of them assumed they would be the one to play Felix. “We both thought we were the neat one and the other was the slob,” Shaun admits. Although the new production remains set in the ’60s, it acknowledges that gender roles have changed over the past 50 years. “Felix was always presented as the odd character, the one who comes into this world of card-playing blokes and can’t function like a man. I think the world has caught up to Felix and he’s become a little more relatable. Oscar is seen as the dinosaur. So the dynamic has changed, but it still works.” ● email@example.com » The Odd Couple, MTC, opens November 10 Tickets from $85, mtc.com.au
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ONLINE \ Watch the trailer DAVI A D HOCKNEY AVI Less a retrospective than an EXHIBIT overdue update, this major new exhibition features more than 700 works from the past decade of David Hockney’s career. Feted as Britain’s greatest living painter, Hockney hasn’t been shy in trading the canvas for the screen. Although this collection features his largest ever painting, Bigger Trees Near Warter [sic], employing a remarkable 50 panels, it’s paired with videos, photography and some 600 iPad
drawings and animations. Many have never before been seen in Australia. ■ NGV International, opens November 11. Cost: $10-$65. ngv.vic.gov.au
BLAQUE B SHOW SHOWGIRLS White-skinned “blaque” girl Ginny is determined to become the best Aboriginal dancer in the glitzy (sleazy might be more accurate) Brisbane club scene. She offends almost everyone in the process until the Asian hostess of the notorious Kum Den teaches her a thing or two about leveraging her heritage to rake in the moolah. From the writer behind Blak Cabaret and ABC TV’s Black Comedy, this looks to be a savage satire on sexploitation cinema and the Cultural Tourism circuit. ■ Malthouse Theatre, November 11 – December 4. Cost: $35-$65. malthousetheatre.com.au (KRISTOFFER ER P PAULSEN)
MELBOURNE MUSIC WEEK FESTIVAL For nine days, the Melbourne CBD will become a vast concert venue. Laneways, abandoned buildings and the State Library will house gigs, parties and workshops featuring the cream of local and international talent. Opening night event Her Sound, Her Story celebrates the women of Australian music, with a line-up of female performers singing each other’s songs. Children can get musical at a special academy or dance to electro at Club Kids. ■ November 11-19, melbourne.vic.gov.au/mmw KIM WILDE KIM WILDE & HOWARD JONES GIG For those of a certain age, Kim Wilde will always be that fierce young British blonde singing defiantly (and somewhat disingenuously) about Kids in America. Follow-up hits such as If I
ARRIV L ARRIVA Director Denis Villeneuve’s tender FILM tale of first contact with aliens is the anti-Independence Independence Day Day. A dozen giant vessels descend from the stars, panicking the world’s nations towards all-out war. Linguist Louise (Amy Adams) is sent to talk to the aliens – who look something like a cross between a crab and a tree – to find out what they want before someone gets hurt. The real story here is much smaller than it might appear, but all the more moving for that. ■ Opens November 10, rated M, 116 minutes, arrivalmovie.com
Can’t Have You saw her become the biggest-selling female performer of the 1980s. She is joined on this nostalgia tour by synth-pop icon Howard Jones, who will be taking us through the entirety of his 30-year career beginning with New Song and What is Love? ■ Palais Theatre, November 11. Cost: $69.90-$249.90. metropolistouring.com ● ONLINE \ Watch Kim Wilde’s You Keep Me Hangin’ On
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MARKET TWILIGHT MAKERS’ MARKET AT MLC Get your Christmas shopping started and support local creators at the Methodist Ladies’ College Twilight Makers’ Market. Now in its seventh year, the market will feature 30 stalls selling a range of fantastic wares, including textiles, jewellery, homewares, candles, body care and children’s toys. You will also find a great range of delicious preserves and baked goods. Bring the kids along and set them up at the activity area where they can make Christmas decorations and flower garlands. There will be plenty of food on, including wood-fired pizza, chicken skewers, ice-cream, coffee and a fabulous sausage sizzle, plus musical entertainment adding to the festive atmosphere. ■ November 21, 3.30-7.30 pm. Methodist Ladies’ College, 207 Barkers Road, Kew. Cost: free. Inquiries: 9274 6333
DAVID HELFGOTT IN RECITAL David Helfgott is set to perform at the
Hawthorn Arts Centre for the 20th anniversary of the movie Shine. The piano virtuoso became one of the most famous classical musicians in the world following the success of the 1996 film based on his life. He performed at the Academy Awards ceremony in 1997, where Geoffrey Rush was awarded best actor for his portrayal of David in the film. David went on to appear in hundreds of sold-out concerts all over the world, including the Hollywood Bowl, New York’s Carnegie Hall and the Royal Albert Hall in London. The solo recital with feature popular romantic works by Beethoven, Chopin and Liszt and is not to be missed. ■ November 11, 7.30pm. Hawthorn Arts Centre, 360 Burwood Road, Hawthorn. Cost: $59 full, $50 concession. hawthornartscentre.com.au SURREY HILLS MUSIC FESTIVAL The Surrey Hills Music Festival is back for its seventh year. The community festival will run over three days and nights and will feature all styles of music – from jazz bands to buskers. More than 50 musicians will appear across four stages ensuring there’s something for everyone at any given time. While you’re there enjoy some fantastic food from local restaurants, which will be serving up special gourmet menus for you to enjoy while you listen. Don’t miss your chance to hear some great local artists. ■ November 18-20, various times. Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre, 157 Union Road, Surrey Hills. Cost: free. Inquiries: surreyhillsmusicfestival.com
THEATRE AN EVENING WITH GROUCHO Award-winning actor Frank Ferrante brings his acclaimed portrayal of legendary comedian Groucho Marx to Melbourne. The two-act comedy includes the best Groucho one-liners, anecdotes and songs. Accompanied by his onstage pianist, Frank portrays the young Groucho and reacquaints the audience with Harpo, Chico, Zeppo and Gummo, along with Charlie Chaplin, W.C. Fields, Greta Garbo and more. ■ November 14-19, 8pm (November 19, 2pm also). Chapel off Chapel, 12a Little Chapel Street, Prahran. Cost: preview $30 (November 14), full $45, concession/groups 10+ $39, children $20. Inquiries: 8290 7000 or chapeloffchapel.com.au FASHION SALE VERY SPECIAL KIDS FASHION SALE The Very Special Kids Fashion Sale is back for the second time this year. Enjoy a shopping spree with new clothing, jewellery and accessories, donated by Australian and international labels, on sale at up to 90 per cent off the retail price. Very Special Kids helps families with children suffering from life-threatening illnesses. ■ November 19, 9am-3pm. Malvern Town Hall, corner Glenferrie Road and High Street, Malvern. Cost: gold coin donation. Inquiries: vsk.org.au ● COMPILED BY JEMIMAH CLEGG
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Having made her triumphant return to the big screen, Bridget returns to print in this sort-of spin-off novel. Oddly, the new book shares little more than its title with the film. For one thing, Patrick Dempsey’s character is nowhere to be seen, while Hugh Grant is reinstated as the possible daddy of Miss Jones’s bub. These differences ensure the novel is its own beast, with Fielding on fresh and funny form. ●
Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders is now available on Blu-Ray, DVD and Digital. Thanks to Roadshow Entertainment we have 10 Blu-Rays to be won. Go to theweeklyreview.com.au/competitions and leave a comment identifying the book reviewed in this week’s mag. Closes midnight Sunday, November 13.
Bridget Jones’s Baby: The Diaries by Helen Fielding. penguin.com.au
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This French outfit have built a world-straddling career from the unlikely fusion of post-punk and bossa nova. Their first four albums reworked early ’80s classics from the likes of the Cure and Joy Division as stripped-back and chilled-out acoustic numbers. Returning after a six-year hiatus, the group are armed with lesser-known covers and their first original compositions – the latter proving a seamless fit. The group will be touring Australia for So Frenchy, So Chic in January. ● ONLINE \ Hear I Could Be Happy
Please Like Me \ ABC, November 9, 9.30pm abc.net.au/tv/pleaselikeme
Josh Thomas returns as, well, Josh Thomas in this comedy series. Taking its lead from Curb Your Enthusiasm, the show makes a virtue of its lead’s awkwardness, mining every opportunity for discomfort. In this week’s episode, a threesome goes wrong as does a family barbecue. The jokes don’t always hit their mark, but the show is the most refreshing Aussie series in production. ● PLEASE LIKE ME
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Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders \ DVD, Blu-Ray and Digital (Warner)
There’s an ever-expanding range of animated Batman movies, most of them as grim and adolescent as the live-action version. This one bucks that trend by resurrecting the camp 1960s TV series for a jolly romp voiced by original stars Adam West and Burt Ward. It’s suitably daft and self-aware (our heroes are so incorruptible they abandon a chase for fear of jaywalking), if not as playful as I wanted it to be. ● MB BATMAN: RETURN OF THE CAPED CRUSADERS
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Bordeaux and Beyond presents: Three course wine dinner Bordeaux and Beyond brings you another evening of wonderful French estate wines and a delicious menu at the newly located Steer Dining Room. Experience Champagne and canapés on arrival followed by three course dinner with eight matched wines. Be enticed by new varietals of French wines and immerse yourself with knowledge presented by wine consultant Loic Le Calvez (Previously Chief Winemaker for Taltani and Clover Hill) This is an interactive evening where you can be inspired to be adventurous with your tastebuds. Be intrigued, savour the sights and sounds of a culinary evening. Two evenings 6.30pm – 10.30pm Wednesday 30th November and Wednesday 7th December 2016 Steer Dining Room 15 Claremont St, South Yarra $110pp Bookings: bordeauxandbeyond.com or 0411 129 265"
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PETER BOL \ 22 The Community \ Hawthorn ● The Cause \ Australian Red Cross
He’s an Olympic athlete who volunteers at the Red Cross store in Hawthorn in his spare time.
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Discover how the school encourages boys to achieve in a range of learning areas, then tour the campus and speak with staff and students. For further information please contact the Registrar, Mr Peter O’Connell: 9835 1777 firstname.lastname@example.org www.cgs.vic.edu.au
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eter Bol was 12 years old when he came to Australia from Sudan as a refugee with his family. “I wasn’t able to speak English or anything so I had to pick that up and there were other little challenges. It was a whole different culture,” Peter says. They settled in Perth, where Peter finished high school and started university, but then the Olympics came knocking. He was sponsored by AMP to move to Melbourne and train for the 800-metre running event at Rio 2016. But Peter didn’t want to only focus on his training, he wanted to help the community. “I’ve been helped so many times in my life, so I just thought, maybe I could also help someone else. There’s no better feeling than giving your time to someone who needs it.” Peter started volunteering at the Red Cross store in Hawthorn once a week, and has been working there for nearly a year now, helping
customers, doing inventory and sorting through donations. “I’ve always been interested in doing some volunteering work,” Peter says. “I was new to Melbourne, so it’s been awesome to meet people as well.” Peter didn’t make it past the heats in Rio, but plans to train for the world athletics championships in London next year and the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. He also plans to finish his construction management degree and continue volunteering with the Red Cross. He wants to be a role model for younger people – showing them they can pursue their dreams and give back to the community. “You have to have a balance. If you’re doing sport, you can also study and you can also help people at the same time, so keeping a balanced lifestyle has worked pretty well for me,” Peter says. ● JEMIMAH CLEGG
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The promise Jessica Dewar moved to Melbourne from Adelaide a year ago with a dream of making yoga accessible to everyone. “For me, yoga is a way of life,” Jessica says. “It’s become a very elite thing and when you’re under the pump financially, classes like yoga are the first thing to go.” She set up her studio in Hawthorn East and runs donation-based classes, meaning students can pay what they think the class is worth. “It gives students the opportunity to pay for the quality and forces us as teachers to give the best-quality class.”
The pain factor Only the good pain of stretched and re-awoken muscles that means it’s working. Who should try it? Anyone who wants to practice yoga without an exorbitant price tag. The bill Whatever you feel it’s worth. Jessica says the average price people pay for a class is $15.
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A fantastic, inexpensive class? Of course! ● JEMIMAH CLEGG
The reality Jessica studied yoga in India and is quite traditional in the way she teaches. We start the class with our hands in prayer position, and then we get straight into the Ashtanga yoga class. It’s a fast-paced class that focuses on a series of movements, often landing back into a lunge or a high bridge position. Jessica uses the traditional Sanskrit descriptions of the poses but also translates them for those of us who aren’t seasoned yogis. Later in the class there’s the option to do a headstand, but I’m not that co-ordinated. This is okay by Jessica and she shows me a less intense option.
The pay-off After a while I’m getting the hang of the flow and feel myself getting more comfortable and flexible. I feel a sense of calm and mindfulness at the end of the class and people hang around afterwards to chat and get to know each other – there’s a real community feel.
Jessica Dewar Yoga Level 1, 199 Camberwell Road, Hawthorn East. 0421 115 941 jessicadewaryoga.com
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Specialist lingerie store Dickory Dock is celebrating 70 years of providing bras and undergarments to women of all shapes and sizes. Who’s behind the counter? It really is a family business – associate director Tiffany Steele’s grandparents founded the store and she says its main focus is customer service. “I’m very fortunate to be able to do what I do, I absolutely love it,” says Tiffany. “We’re all about the customers, we’re all about the service, we’re all about beautiful, quality-fitting styles.” You won’t find racks of garments to sift through in-store. Instead, each customer is measured and fitted by experienced corsetieres. “It’s very personalised, we take everything out to you and find things to suit your needs.” What’s in store? “We have things for women in all stages of their lives, whether it be their very first bra, to maternity, to bridal to post-surgical to fantastic sports bras,” Tiffany says. They also do full-figured bras – up to L cups – along with shapewear, corsetry, bodysuits and swimwear. The store’s in-house
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seamstress can adjust garments to fit perfectly. “There’s really no size range we can’t suit.” Who’s buying? Women come from all over Victoria. “I chat with ladies who were first fitted by my grandma back in 1947 and they’re still coming. And they’ve brought in their daughter, and now the granddaughter’s coming,” Tiffany says. ● JEMIMAH CLEGG
F I N D U S AT Fitting end: Tiffany (left) and Evie (right) help a customer with the perfect fit. (SCOTT McNAUGHTON)
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MOTHER & DAUGHTER A N N A & K AT E V R S E C K Y \ G L E N I R I S
Anna is in year 7 at Camberwell High School. She is a member of the 1st Glen Iris Scout Group and her mum, Kate, volunteers there as a Scout leader.
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My favourite subject at school is … Sport. You meet new people and you make new friends. I like footy, we do that at school. Outside of school I do calisthenics and tennis.
My favourite subject at school was … I loved textiles, because we used to create our own clothes. I also loved engineering workshops, where we made jewellery.
My favourite hobby is … I love Scouts because you get to meet new friends and new people.
My favourite hobby was … I really enjoyed Girl Guides and tennis. I was most looking forward to … I wanted to travel – to go to Canada.
I’m most looking forward to … I want to be a vet when I’m older so if I get to do that, that would be a lot of fun.
I was worried about … I don’t think I was too worried about much – I guess friendship groups. You wanted to look after your friends and be a good person.
I’m worried about … Failing school – I don’t want to have to repeat. My favourite outfit is … I like to wear shorts and a shirt and a jumper – sporty clothes.
My favourite outfit was … I loved floral dresses. My first concert was … My first real concert would have been really dorky – it was Neil Diamond. I was 20.
My first concert was … I went to Disney On Ice when I was about four. I’m most like mum in the way that … We both enjoy Scouts. We find it easy to make new friends – we can just go up to someone new and we’ll become friends with them. ●
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Scout and about: Anna and Kate are members of the 1st Glen Iris Scout Group. (MICHAEL RAYNER) A AYNER)
Anna is most like me in the way that … She’s outgoing and enjoys the outdoors. Friends are very important for both of us and getting along with people. ● JEMIMAH CLEGG
ME & MY MENTOR
Camberwell Grammar School 55 Mont Albert Road, Canterbury 9835 1777 cgs.vic.edu.au
NELSON ZHAO & GREG ROBERTS
reg Roberts is a musician and Head of Keyboard whose career has taken him from playing piano in the “pit” for major musicals such as Hello Dolly and Chicago to the music rooms of Camberwell Grammar School. He teaches piano and music theory and plays piano for school choir rehearsals and for the prestigious Australian Music Examinations Board. Greg met year 11 student, Nelson Zhao, when Nelson was in year 6. A talented music student, Nelson this year completed the Associate in Music Australia – a diploma in performance – on cello and piano. He achieved a pass with distinction both times. Nelson balances his love for music with his academic studies and is planning a career in law. ● SARAH MARINOS firstname.lastname@example.org
NELSON SAYS …
began playing piano when I was eight years old and took up the cello the following year. I enjoy both instruments for different reasons. With the ● cello, I love the resonance of the strings and it has a deep, rich sound that can fill a room. I love the piano because of its mechanical nature and its ability to create such a big sound with both hands – that’s exciting. I have zero knowledge of contemporary music. I prefer baroque or classical music and now and again I listen to music from the romantic period. I’ve tried to listen to contemporary music but it doesn’t have that spark for me. Mr Roberts has reinvented my piano playing and he has been an important figure in my time learning music. I was pretty distressed and disappointed after my grade 7 piano exam. That year I skipped two whole grades and jumped from grade 4 to grade 7. I wasn’t ready and the result reflected that. Mr Roberts started with me again slowly and helped me build a strong foundation. Rushing through my grade exams was like constructing a building without proper foundations – things were always going to topple over at some point. Mr Roberts encouraged me to take things slowly, to pay attention to detail and that allowed me to enjoy playing again. Music is an outlet for relaxation for me. Studies can be intense but playing music provides balance. The AMusA exams involve many hours of practice at home and with my teachers. Mr Roberts has always been willing to give me his time. If ever I have to teach, I will apply what he has taught me – to be methodical, not to rush, to take the slow and proper path. I want to get into law in the future and that has been an interest since I was 9 or 10. But I couldn’t imagine living without music in my life. I will always play for my own pleasure. ●
“i couldn’t imagine living without music” – nelson zhao
GREG SAYS …
was six when an upright piano arrived at home and my sister began lessons. I remember annoying her by writing notes on manuscript paper and asking her what they meant. I pestered my mother to let me learn as well and eventually, in grade 3, I started lessons. But at university my decision to study music was arbitrary. It was music or architecture but something made me choose music. I studied at the Elder Conservatorium in Adelaide and then completed an Artist Diploma in piano performance at the University of Hartford in the US. Later I studied in London with Geoffrey Parsons, a renowned vocal accompanist. I also had an interest in music theatre and, in 1994, I got my first job on a musical. I sat in the pit for nearly 15 years. I played in Chicago, Phantom of the Opera and Sunset Boulevard. At the time I was offered a full-time teaching position at Camberwell Grammar School I had been approached to do Wicked but choosing the school was absolutely the right decision. I began teaching piano one day a week in 2003; in 2008, I went full-time. I was appointed Head of Keyboard in 2014. The music program here is significant – about a third of the 1500 boys in the school are part of the program. We have a symphony orchestra, stage and concert bands in senior and middle school, a junior school orchestra, a school choir with 300 boys and a chorale – a select vocal group of about 24 boys. Nelson has been a delight to teach. He’s gifted, personable and willing to learn. He came to me just after he did his grade 7 piano exam and it hadn’t gone as well he would have liked so we did some repair work to re-build his confidence. He sets himself high standards – and I set high standards for him as well. He did his grade 8 exam a few years later and his AMusA this year took years of preparation. Studying music is fantastic for the brain and I hope what we do in the music department helps students like Nelson in other areas of their education. ● NOVEMBER 9, 2016 \ THE WEEKLY REVIEW 27
BRADLEY BROWN HAS SPENT A LIFETIME SEARCHING FOR THE KEYS TO A HAPPY LIFE, WRITES SARAH HARRIS
t was the profound absence of a father that convinced Bradley Brown becoming a dad would be his most important job. “My father had a nervous breakdown when I was five and we never really got him back. I remember seeing him in a strait jacket in mental institutions. The few times he ever came home he was like a zombie on lithium,” the director and chief executive of Fletchers Real Estate recalls. The revelation about his father Harold’s mental illness and its impact on his wife and four children is one of the cornerstones of Bradley’s first book A Good Man, A Great Dad and A Loving Husband: Every Man’s Guide for a Brilliant Life. “I am not putting on rose-coloured glasses to say losing my dad to mental illness made me strong,” he says. “By the time I went to school I already knew about life. Did I have a bad childhood? No, I had a challenging childhood. I still don’t think it was a negative … it just was. Life isn’t about the adversity that is thrown your way, it is about how you handle it.”
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The 57-year-old decided to share some of his life advice after years offering intensive leadership training for real estate professionals and drawing on earlier experience as a senior manager in the legal and accounting sectors. The father and stepfather of four believes one of the biggest mistakes professional men make is letting work overtake their personal relationships and home life. “When I worked in accounting and legal industries at the top end of town, so many of the partners had no relationship with their children and very poor relationships with their spouses, and the last thing that you could think was that they were happy in life,” he says. “I know some dads who work five, six days a week, 12 hours a day and then go with their mates to play golf on Sundays. I have said to those guys, that is really selfish behaviour because you work so long and so much that to leave your wife and kids when you have so little time with them is just not right. “People work hard, everyone works
“we are not taught how to plan our life, how to plan raising children or have a great marriage” hard these days, but it is about the choices you make. “My view is that most men are on a treadmill. I think men are raised very one-dimensionally. I don’t think men are raised with the expectation that as adults they have to be someone in a relationship, someone who is a parent. “Their life revolves around playing in the dirt, then playing with a ball, and then they grow up and discover life is a lot more difficult and challenging and they don’t have the tools to deal with it.” The Californian native, who settled in Australia as a 25-year-old, having decided it was a great place to raise a future family, believes planning is key to creating a balanced life. “We are not taught how to plan our life, how to plan raising our children, how to plan to have a great marriage. If you were in business and you were going to plan your next year’s worth of activity you would put in some
major categories; investment, recruitment, marketing etc. You can do the same thing in your life. I call it the book of life and you can plan out the major sections and chapters that matter to you. “It is not that hard to sit down and think what do I want to do, the same thing then with your children. Start by thinking what you want to be able to offer them in their life. For example, I made a determination early on I wasn’t going to have a weekend job. I was going to be there for my children every weekend with them. “From a young professional it was always very important to me that I was focused on all three areas of my life. My career has always been tempered by, ‘Can I mix that with being a good person, a good dad and make sure I am there for my partner?’. “I think that balance between the three is super important to the overall equation of having a brilliant life.” ● email@example.com » Follow Bradley’s blog on facebook.com/ bradleyebrown » Books are available in print, MP3 or ebook from bradleybrown. com.au
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Prioritise what is really important. What are the three or four things that mean the absolute most to you?
Break it up. If one of those things you want to do is be a great dad, what are the things you need to achieve to be a great dad.
Allocate the time to achieve your goals and put plans in place to make it happen. Make decisions to support your goals; make sure all the resources are there in support.
Appreciate the journey as well as the destination. A lot of people are more concerned with what they don’t have, than what they have. They are more concerned with what is next rather than what they have right now.
Focus on the things that make you happy. Everything is better if you have a positive outlook on things. Every day something is going to happen that you won’t like, but don’t hold onto it. ●
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GETTING THERE Echuca is about 220 kilometres or three hours from Melbourne via the Calder Freeway.
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of fortified wine from a selection of 3000-litre barrels on the premises and, while you can’t buy those, a girl can dream.
Also worth a look … St Anne’s Vineyard Cellar Store. Located in the Port of Echuca precinct in the original carriage builder’s workshop, St Anne’s cellar door is a showcase for the winery’s two vineyards: Myrniong near Ballarat and Perricoota just outside Moama. The wines are good, but the fortified wines are exceptional. And no need to tip your hat to moderation here; you can buy your booze by the barrel. Fill your mini-barrel
Pacdon is a local business specialising in English smallgoods. What started out as a working holiday for UK-born James Arrowsmith has turned into a business that, with the help of his wife Jane and business partner and chef Peter T Tonge, produces traditional English smallgoods. Of course there’s sausages, but their biggest sellers are traditional pork pies and black pudding. Not surprisingly, haggis is more of a niche market. The produce regularly sells at Melbourne’s farmers’ markets.
» visitthemurray.com.au » echucamoama.com » stanneswinery.com.au » pacdon.com.au Jan Fisher travelled to Echuca Moama as a guest of Murray Regional Tourism and Echuca Moama Regional Tourism.
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chuca could teach a few country towns how to do tourism. Of course it helps that it’s only three hours from Melbourne and on the banks of the Murray River, but there are plenty of towns you pass through on the way there that can’t hold your attention like Echuca and its twin city Moama do. First up there’s the Murray, but the food’s excellent, the climate welcoming and the tourist attractions charming. Perhaps the highlight of these is the Port of Echuca Discovery Centre. Sounds terrifically dull right? Despite the designed-by-committee name, the centre has managed to honour Echuca’s rich paddle steamer history without any danger of the exhibits sliding into tedium. Let’s put it this way – we found ourselves gazing with genuine interest at a display of reclaimed paddle steamer rudders. The restored port is also an absolute gem. It has kept its original design, avoiding the temptation to go all modern and shiny. Bonus points for no “big” attraction in sight. ● JAN FISHER firstname.lastname@example.org
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One of the world’s longest paddling events, covering 404 kilometres over five days down the Murray River. First run in 1969, the event starts in Yarrawonga and finishes in Swan Hill, with a night of celebration in Echuca Moama on the Historic Echuca Wharf on November 23. Visit: massivemurraypaddle.org.au
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Set a little bit out of town, the resort has made the most of its semi-rural location. The villas are dotted around the resort, some facing the lush landscaped central area, but we were lucky enough to have one overlooking bushland. Wake up to the sound of kookaburras and the smell of gumtrees and at night enjoy a drink on the deck while watching the sun go down. There are pools, play areas including a water park, barbecues and large lawns. ●
The result of a bowls club that took the plunge to build a world-standard restaurant in a small town, Junction Moama is pretty distinctive outside, with a giant birdcage over a fire pit. Even getting to the restaurant is a bit surreal. You walk past bowls club staples: bowling greens, a bistro, pokies and bars, to a luxe restaurant and lounge bar that would hold its own anywhere in the world. And the food is sensational. ●
It would be hard to ignore paddle boats at Echuca. There are many offerings, but two of the best are the dinner cruise on the MV Mary Ann and the lunch trip on the Pride of the Murray to Morrison’s Winery. The night cruise watching the riverbank slide by on the Mary Ann is, well, cruisy and the food is damn fine. You can see a bit more of the river during the day on the Pride of the Murray and enjoy lunch at Morrison’s. ●
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IN FULL BLOOM some of our most inspiring gardens are on show this weekend
A’grazing: Sheep sculptures on a Caulfield “lawn” designed by Lisa Ellis. (PATRICK REDMOND)
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ictoria may have lost its Garden State title but for those serious about their gardening, no zone does it better. It’s no surprise that some of the biggest names in garden design are based in Melbourne – and much of their work is commissioned from the city’s leafy eastern suburbs. That’s why Kew Rotary Club organises a Garden Design Festival fundraiser every other year, asking generous owners to open their designer gardens to the public. This will be the festival’s seventh and it shows no sign of waning; a record-breaking 46 gardeners have signed up and the event will be spread over two weekends. This weekend gardens in Melbourne and the Mornington Peninsula will be open, followed next weekend by rural areas including Geelong, Ballarat, Macedon Ranges, Gippsland, Bendigo and Euroa. The work of more than 36 design experts will be on show, from household names and design award veterans such as Paul Bangay, Lisa Ellis, Rick Eckersley, Phillip Johnson and John Patrick, to relative newcomers Inge Jabara and Paddy Milne.
In metropolitan Melbourne the designs cover a range of styles and sizes, from Victorian formal to tiny but perfectly formed courtyards, quirky spaces adorned with art and soft-edged cottage gardens. As well as a Victorian-inspired picture-perfect garden designed for a Hawthorn East couple who admit they are “extremely fussy … with high expectations” there are some classic formal gardens on show. One, designed by Jamie Clapham to complement a French chateau-style house in Toorak, has some gloriously photogenic spaces. They include a pebble-and-paving walkway bordered by topiary, a sunken riverstone mosaic courtyard, and interesting combinations of plant texture and tone. It is the first time the garden has been open to the public and Jamie will be on hand throughout the weekend to discuss it with visitors. “It’s a very seasonal garden,” he says. “It was built in several stages over a few years. The perennial borders and lawn are built over an underground garage, so that was quite a challenge for access and waterproofing. As the garden grew, the pool had to be extended to keep it in scale.” In Caulfield North there’s a delightful art deco house sporting a small flock of sheep on its lush front lawn. Except the sheep are playful beaded sculptures and the “lawn” is mounds of the alpine Scleranthus, fringed by the soft, velvety ground cover known as lamb’s ear – Stachys “Big Ears”.
Green scheme: A gloriously photogenic design by Jamie Clapham. (SUPPLIED)
“designs cover a range of styles & sizes from Victorian formal to … quirky spaces full of art”
“When I met the clients there was an old lawn at the front and some very unhappy plants but in the centre were the sheep sculptures,” explains designer Lisa Ellis. “The clients had bought them in South Africa. The garden’s colour palette is chartreuse and pale blue and green so it’s soft, but there is boldness between the foliage itself.” Lisa persuaded the clients to rip up the old red-brick drive, which was too narrow to use, and replace it with a maple walk that anchors the house within the garden. Festival goers have many bus tour options. Local city tours cover seven metropolitan gardens on each day of the first weekend, departing from Federation Square, and include an on-board gardening expert, morning and afternoon tea and a boxed lunch. Or spend Sunday visiting five Mornington Peninsula gardens with a catered lunch at Main Ridge. Much of the afternoon is spent at Musk Creek Cottage, a magnificent Rick Eckersley-designed garden. Over the Victorian Country Gardens Weekend, you could spend Saturday taking in the Euroa region, notably four properties with large, spectacular gardens designed by Rick Eckersley, Paul Bangay, Robert Boyle and Gail Van Rooyen. Lunch will be provided by a local restaurant, on the verandah of one of these beautiful gardens, with afternoon tea on the lawns of the last garden on the tour. The Sunday bus trip takes in five properties in the Macedon Ranges and Bendigo with a boxed lunch in the Malmsbury Botanic Gardens. All tour prices include garden entry. Profits go to three charities, including the new Monash Children’s Hospital. ● JANE CANAWAY » gardendesignfest.com.au
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â€™m something of a BMW tragic so would I have this Iquestion. or the cheapest $91,506 5-series BMW? Hard, hard The Hyundai is bigger, way more powerful
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and has lots more equipment, including keyless entry with a self-opening boot, surround view parking with cross-traffic alert, self-closing doors, head-up display, blind spot and lane change alerts, a sunroof, heated seats and Lexicon audio. Itâ€™s also a genuine pleasure to drive. It feels very solid and the ride quality is fabulous. Thereâ€™s lots of power and itâ€™s delivered very smoothly. The interior fit and finish is excellent with generous leather and rich, tactile surfaces. The electronics take a little learning but are essentially intuitive. The boot is generous and there are lots of little delights you discover as you drive, including a warning when youâ€™re exceeding the speed limit. What the Hyundai doesnâ€™t have is badge cred, important to lots of people, including me. And the resale value likely wonâ€™t be as good. Tough call and a close one; Iâ€™ll get back to you. â—?
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boot. The badge is the only Hyundai identification the Genesis gets and lots of owners are removing it. In America Hyundai is taking it off, pitching Genesis as a separate brand like Toyota did with Lexus. Without that badge itâ€™s easy to mistake this for an uber-luxury European limo. It looks great, it has everything and the ride quality is sensationally good. And with a surprisingly quiet cabin the Genesis is a great cruiser. The surprise is that the handling isnâ€™t bad either, only getting a bit roly-poly when pushed hard. The big V6 has lots of lazy power with very linear delivery and the auto is beautifully seamless. Iâ€™m happy with anything thatâ€™s comfortable and has a good stereo and the system in the Genesis is a ripper. And so are the warranty and service conditions. If I had $90,000 for a car Iâ€™d have this in a flash, and if I only wanted to spend $66,000 Iâ€™d have the standard model. â—?
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few blocks from the Yarra River, The Parkhouse in Abbotsford is made up of two of inner Melbourne’s best-located apartment buildings. Designed by SJB Architects, each brings a contemporary style to the street, with 539 apartments – a mix of one-, two- and three-bedroom configurations in the two buildings. The Parkhouse’s modern interiors, by leading interior design team Carr Design Group, include dark and lighter-look options with either touches of silver/beige or dark ebonised veneers in high-quality joinery and aged-iron fixtures. Kitchens have Gaggenau appliances and modern, marble-look benchtops. The light-filled apartments have stunning views of the Yarra and the famous Skipping Girl sign in Richmond. The Parkhouse has shared garden and entertainment areas, a gym, pool and sauna and a golf simulation room. Young families will benefit from children’s rooms in which the apartments’ youngest residents can socialise and play. ● MELISSA HEAGNEY firstname.lastname@example.org
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N O R T H O F T H E YA R R A L I V I N G With so much on the doorstep, Abbotsford is the perfect place to call home. The inner suburb has good schools, including Sophia Mundi Steiner School, Abbotsford Primary School and the University of Melbourne’s Early Learning Centre. Some of Melbourne’s hippest cafes are close to The Parkhouse with Victoria Gardens Shopping Centre and Victoria Street’s many restaurants a walk away. Public transport is so close that Parkhouse residents will literally walk out of their front door to catch a tram for the short journey – just 4.5 kilometres – to the CBD. Bike riders or keen walkers can link up to the Main Yarra Trail from a walkway between The Parkhouse buildings. ●
Quality produce, fresh ingredients and great recipes are part of the philosophy behind Three Bags Full cafe. With a delicious seasonal menu and some of the best coffee north of the Yarra, it’s a favourite of Melbourne gastronomes. The quirky decor includes road signs as seats and tables, and tea cups and saucers as light fittings. Three Bags Full has something for all tastes. ●
Opened in 2010, Moon Dog Brewery Bar has become a popular place in Abbotsford for a quiet – or loud – ale with friends. It’s a bar and working brewery offering inventive amber suds brewed with ingredients that include watermelon, truffles, chilli and pumpkin. Patrons can also indulge in a gourmet pizza from the pizza truck parked outside. ●
Fashion, fresh food, fish and furniture – shoppers can find these and more at Victoria Gardens. With 80 shops and a fantastic range of goods, the centre has something for everyone. The Hoyts cinema complex screens the latest Hollywood blockbusters in the heart of Victoria Street. ●
Three Bags Full Corner of Nicholson and Mollison streets, Abbotsford threebagsfullcafe.com.au 36 THE WEEKLY REVIEW \ NOVEMBER 9, 2016
Moon Dog Brewery Bar 17 Duke Street, Abbotsford moondogbrewing.com.au
Victoria Gardens Shopping Centre 620 Victoria Street, Richmond vicgardenssc.com.au
T H E PA R K H O U S E Address \ 627 Victoria Street, Abbotsford (EDDIE JIM \ WAYNE TAYLOR T ,F FAIRFAX MEDIA \ ISTOCK)
Developer \ Salta Properties Building design \ SJB Architects Interior design \ Carr Design Group Landscape design \ TCL Design Sales \ McGrath Estate Agents 1300 544 757 Display suite \ Corner of Walmer and Victoria streets, Abbotsford Open \ Daily 11am-3pm or by appointment » theparkhouseapartments.com
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o Silvagni became a household name in the ’90s as a model and TV presenter. She returned to the screeen a few years ago for a stint as a weather reporter for Channel 7. These days, she is focused on raising her three teenage sons with husband, former Carlton footballer Stephen. The couple built their spacious five-bedroom home in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs 15 years ago – a rendered brick delight that’s an entertainer’s dream. Warm and cozy, the decor reflects the couple’s spirited personalities. The ground floor features parquetry and rugs with photos on the walls and opens to an outdoor area for big family gatherings. ● JANE ROCCA email@example.com
PHOTO WITH DAD My dad [Barrie] was 55 when he died from prostate cancer. I was only 24. He died just two months before my eldest son Jack was born. It was a very trying time in those last few months of his life. This photo is from my wedding day on January 20, 1996. Dad was very sick but didn’t look it here. I was grateful he was there. This photo shows genuine smiles from that great time together.
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PA I N T I N G B Y L E O N A R D L O N G Dad befriended Leonard and commissioned him to do some paintings. His art is mainly of the Australian outback and Snowy Mountain scenes. When dad died 19 years ago, I inherited this one, Goodradigbee Round Up, Wee Jasper NSW NSW. It’s in our kitchen meal area.
My grandfather Phil is 103 and my grandmother Patti is 95. They live in NSW so I don’t see them often, but we Facetime a lot. Patti sent me a shoebox of goodies and these teacups and saucers were in there. My grandpa won’t take tea unless it’s from a fine white bone china cup.
I turned 40 six years ago. I really didn’t want a party. Stephen organised a surprise five-day trip to Hong Kong with four of my girlfriends without me knowing. We had the best time. They bought me this beautiful diamante brooch, something I will keep forever.
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RING Steve got this made for me after we had three kids. We got robbed a while ago and all my jewellery was stolen. I wanted something to summarise the boys and was given the ring five years ago. NOVEMBER 9, 2016 \ THE WEEKLY REVIEW 37
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rchitecture can define a city and, by extension, its unique buildings can take on a world identity. Just as the art deco Chrysler building is synonymous with New York, 30 St Mary Axe has become a London icon (and dubbed the Gherkin because of its shape) and the Sydney Opera House is a singularly unique building that evokes not just Sydney but also Australia. Designed by Danish architect Jorn Utzon, it opened to controversy in 1973. When Utzon was presented with the Pritzker Prize, architecture’s highest award, the citation read: “one of the great iconic buildings of 20th century, an image of great beauty”. This status and distinctiveness is something, no doubt, that many modern-day architects aspire to. The Australian Institute of Architects has a list of internationally significant buildings. Walter Burley Griffin’s Newman College at the University of Melbourne is on the list as one of the American architect’s best buildings in Australia, with its geologically inspired use of stone in the design. Also now causing quite a stir in Melbourne is the latest architectural achievement – Collins Arch – a two-tower building with 34 levels and an eight-level connecting sky bridge. The building is already being dubbed as the
“pantscraper” because of its remarkable and soon-to-be iconic design. The building includes a luxury hotel, apartments, offices and retail space in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD. Designed by architects Woods Bagot in collaboration with New York-based practice SHoP, the building is expected to attract significant international attention for its dramatic design and the holistic nature of the development. Woods Bagot director Nik Karalis says maintaining the status of Melbourne as the world’s most liveable city requires continual evolution and innovation. “Together with SHoP Architects, we are proposing new ways of improving the quality of urban life in our cities. Our joint fascination with the mixed-use typology adds genuine complexity for people-centric spaces at the human scale.” The dramatic development by Cbus Property spreads across an extraordinary site – an entire CBD block bounded by Collins, William and Market streets and Flinders Lane – and will transform the western end of the city, linking it to the river and energising what is largely a commercial sector. The summit tapers, evoking a mountaintop, creating spacious terraces and maximising outstanding views for residents.
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Within this shining sculpture will be 202 luxurious apartments and shared facilities, a 294-room five-star hotel, office space, retail laneway, a colonnade of cafes, bars and restaurants facing public green space and a covered public amphitheatre. “A city gets very few chances to innovate and change its urban fabric, but this is one. Collins Arch will energise Melbourne, strengthening the connection between the east and west areas of the CBD,” says Cbus Property CEO Adrian Pozzo. ●
C I T Y S PA C E S \ Federation Square is perhaps the most discussed space in Melbourne. Conceived via a collaboration between Lab
Architecture Studio, Karres en Brands Landscape Architecture and Bates Smart, the design has continued to be controversial but the square is one of Melbourne’s best-used public spaces – by locals and tourists. ●
COLLINS ARCH Address \ 433-439 Collins Street, Melbourne Developer \ Cbus property Building, interior & landscape design \ Woods Bagot, SHoP Architects, Occulus Sales \ Amanda Hodges, Colliers International 1300 998 505 Display suite \ 433-439 Collins Street, Melbourne Open \ By appointment » collinsarch.com NOVEMBER 9, 2016 \ THE WEEKLY REVIEW 39
GLENFERRIE THEATRE \ 673-681 GLENFERRIE ROAD
evergreen Hawthorn this prestigious inner suburb is the place to call home, writes melissa heagney
awthorn is one of Melbourne’s most stunning tree-lined suburbs, home to many of the city’s well-heeled, artistic and successful people. Renowned for its open parklands, gardens and leafy streets, Hawthorn is a suburb that continues to bloom.
Since the early days of settlement, Hawthorn has established itself as a sought-after place to call home. Just six kilometres from the city, Hawthorn has more than 21,000 residents, is serviced by tram and train lines and is home to some well-known cafes, eateries and shopping precincts. Industry has given way to office buildings, while many Hawthorn residents make the short commute to the CBD to work. Almost 30 per cent work in the professional, technical or health-care fields. Hawthorn is also known for its excellent educational institutions, including Scotch College, a campus of girls’ school Strathcona, and Swinburne University. There are many open spaces available. One of them, St James Park near Burwood Road, was part of Hawthorn as it was settled and is still around today. ●
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DANNII MINOGUE Dannii bought a home in Hawthorn East just before the birth of her son Ethan about five years ago. She actually lives near her childhood home in Canterbury. ●
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The story behind how Melbourne’s suburbs got their names is usually straightforward. Some have been named after historical figures. Others use the area’s Aboriginal heritage. There is some conjecture, however, over how the suburb of Hawthorn, or Hawthorne as it was first known in 1851, was named. Some experts surmise it was named after a conversation between Victorian governor Charles La Trobe and the owner of property Burwood Park, James Palmer. Sir Charles noted that the area’s native greenery looked like flowering Hawthorn bushes. Others believe it was named after a house on Creswick Street named “The Hawthorns”, built in the 1840s, about five years after the area was first settled. There are others who believe the suburb was named after a visitor who called on Port Phillip’s senior surveyor, Robert Hoddle. Others say it was because the area reminded Melbourne’s surveyors of Hawthorn in England because of its similar landscape. Whatever the reason, Hawthorn has proudly worn its moniker since those early days. Over the years Hawthorn has seen many changes in population and industry. From the successful gold miners who made Hawthorn home in the mid-1800s, to more working-class people in the area who worked for the local brickworks and for Fowler’s Vacola, which produced glass jars and bottles for home preserving and pickling in the 1920s. With many grand estates built over the years under the watchful eyes of the Boroondara Roads Board – which was the first municipal authority in the area, set up in 1850s – the area has become one of Melbourne’s most affluent suburbs, now in the City of Boroondara. The name Boroondara, coincidently, is an Aboriginal word which is believed to mean place of shade. ● firstname.lastname@example.org
DAVID PARKIN the former Hawks captain and four-time premiership coach of Hawthorn and Carlton, David Parkin calls the leafy streets of Hawthorn home. ●
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555 Burwood Road, Hawthorn tinto.net.au Crabapple Kitchen Old-school hospitality is what the people behind Crabapple Kitchen bring to patrons of the breakfast and lunch venue. With seasonal produce in the menu and welcoming smiles from staff, Crabapple Kitchen offers a relaxing place to eat on Glenferrie Road. ● 659 Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn crabapplekitchen.com.au Brother Fox A mix of cafe, bar and restaurant, Brother Fox is perfect to visit for a quick bite day or night. The eatery has an all-day breakfast menu for those who like to sleep in and a seasonal menu for lunch and dinner. Brother Fox’s philosophy is ‘fresh ingredients with great service’. ● 648 Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn brotherfox.com.au
TINTO It’s a wine bar in the heart of Hawthorn, with roots firmly planted in Catalonia, Spain. Tinto, the brainchild of the Triado sisters, offers local and Spanish wines and beers, authentic Spanish tapas and sangria. It’s quickly become one of Hawthorn’s most popular haunts. ●
LIDO CINEMAS With Swinburne Wednesdays and Wine Thursdays, Lido Cinemas in Glenferrie Road is a movie theatre catering for all audiences. The films on show include Australian movies, arthouse films, classics and the latest Hollywood blockbusters. Lido also features a Jazz Room and, during summer, opens the rooftop cinema for an open-air movie experience. ● lidocinemas.com.au
Hawthorn’s most luxurious address Luminary is one of Hawthorn’s newest addresses, which boasts 22 luxurious two and three-bedroom apartments in the heart of the inner-east. Fronting on to Church Street, Luminary’s modern exteriors, designed by Plus Architecture, showcase the development’s simple sophistication. Interiors by internationally renowned Mim Design offer elegant, open-plan living. Each generous-sized apartment includes De Dietrich appliances, imported marble benchtops in kitchens and marble tiling in bathrooms and high-quality finishes and fittings. Luminary’s residents can enjoy enhanced amenity including an exclusive wine room, dual garage car parking, media rooms, fitted barbecues and bike storage. ●
HAWTHORN FOOTBALL CLUB One can’t mention the suburb of Hawthorn without mentioning its champion AFL football club, the Hawks. Officially founded in 1902, Hawthorn was first known as the Mayblooms before changing the name to the Hawks in 1943. While it went through a few different uniform changes, the club adopted its well-known yellow guernsey with brown stripes in 1950. Glenferrie Oval was home to the club for decades before moving to Waverley Park in Mulgrave. While its heart is in Hawthorn, the club has a second home at Aurora Park in Tasmania. Hawthorn has been one of the most successful teams in the AFL over the past decade, having won four AFL premierships. ● hawthornfc.com.au
Shop Glenferrie Road’s shopping precinct There are more than 200 retail outlets making up Glenferrie Road’s famous shopping precinct – also known as the Glenferrie Road Shopping Centre. The precinct offers high-end, boutique fashion, gourmet restaurants and cafes, pubs and clubs and even medical and dental services along the road. Everything is just a short walk or tram ride away in this part of town. ● glenferrie.com.au HAWTHORN \ AFL PREMIERS 2015
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Luminary \ Hawthorn awthorn Address \ 131-141 Church Street, Hawthorn Developer \ Lechte Corporation Building design \ Plus Architecture Interior design \ Mim Design Sales \ Neil Corke 0421 794 355 & Frank Troost 0418 884 733 Display suite \ 131-141 Church Street, Hawthorn Open \ Early November » luminaryhawthorn.com.au NOVEMBER 9, 2016 \ THE WEEKLY REVIEW 41
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ara Donaldson, of Australian fashion and beauty blog Harper & Harley, recently collaborated with King Living’s The Room Project to incorporate fashion trends into interiors. True to style, Sara stuck to her three-colour rule, using her signature black, white and grey palette in a living room featuring the new King Boulevard sofa. ● Sara Donaldson gives her top tips for creating a stylish interior with neutrals:
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Keep to three main colour palettes and accent with metallic and neutrals where needed.
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Pillows and throws are great ways to update your decor, especially if you have a neutral lounge which works with various colours.
Use greenery to add a finishing touch to the living space. Plants bring warmth and life to a room, making a big difference to the space. ● email@example.com
▲ Lounge in style: King Boulevard sofa in Rockefeller mineral fabric, $4906. Crescent coffee table with timber veneer top, $1250. Crescent Ottoman, medium, from $612. All from King Living. (SUPPLIED)
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SMOKE & MIRRORS 1A WOORIGOLEEN ROA R D, TOORAK K 3142
t’s a house with a secret. A hidden secret. We can tell you what it is, but not where. Only those house hunters with more than $11 million to splurge on this new palatial home get the answer. It doesn’t appear on the floor plan, but it’s there all right – a panic room. Concrete-lined and fitted with the latest technology, the panic room is concealed among all the other luxurious appointments in this four-level home. The house stands tall and proud in the street, tucked behind prestigious Clendon Road, and has already made its mark on the landscape. Its grandeur comes from the luxury of space, high ceilings – more than three metres – and the all-round high-quality finishes and fittings. With apologies to the great architect Le Corbusier who said “home is a machine for living in”, then this is some machine. From basement to upper level terrace, this property could almost be a suburb in its own right. Live, work and play are all available without going out the front gate. It has four bedrooms, four en suites, formal and informal living rooms, study, kitchen, butler’s pantry, terrace with kitchen, cigar and cellar room, sauna and steam room, 12-seater home theatre, gym, and fully automated self-cleaning pool and spa. The dramatic entry sets the tone with a formal lounge and dining on one side and study on the other. Travertine tiled floors provide continuity throughout with grey woollen carpets in the formal rooms, bedrooms, study and on the gently curved staircase. The sheer drama and opulence of the kitchen comes from its abundant use of Calacatta marble in the benchtops and the island bench combined with timber and white cabinets offset by a smoky mirrored glass splashback. A suite of the latest Miele appliances is daunting.
An oversized butler’s pantry doubles as a second kitchen with more Miele appliances. (For the statistically inclined, the property has 20 Miele appliances between the kitchen the butler’s pantry, the terrace kitchen and the cigar room.) The island bench separates the kitchen from the meals and living areas where a wall of storage also has a Calacatta benchtop. Bifold glass doors open the informal area to the outdoor entertainment zone overlooking the pool and spa. A lift goes from the basement to all levels. All bedrooms are on the first floor. The main takes the front position with a balcony looking down onto the street and out to the east. Its lavish marble en suite includes an oval bath, two showers and a sleek mirrored vanity. In the glamorous dressing room, mirrored cabinets and storage line the walls. Every bedroom comes with its own en suite and walk-in-wardrobe. The largest of the three other bedrooms has a private balcony. On the second floor, a large rumpus room and another casual area with bar and kitchen offer more entertainment options. The crowd is likely to spill out to the al fresco area with its barbecue and borrowed views of neighbouring trees and local landmarks including the spire of St John’s Church. The basement level is made up of a six-car garage, steam room, gym and sauna, but the standout has to be the cigar lounge. Painted in deep chocolate tones, with built-in walnut cabinets and marble-topped bar, it has a Miele under-bench wine fridge, integrated coffee machine and microwave. A cigar humidor and glass-fronted wine storage complete this room and give it a decidedly clubby atmosphere. Still in this part of the house, the luxurious home theatre with panelled walls and tiered seating offers another entertainment option. ● MARIA HARRIS firstname.lastname@example.org
final word “ONE OF THE FINEST BRAND NEW HOMES AVAILABLE IN TOORaK K OFFERING EVERY LUXURY IMAGINABLE.” sarah case – agent EDITORIAL SUBMISSIONS PROPERTY EDITOR \ MARIA HARRIS email@example.com M \ 0409 009 766 ADVERTISING INQUIRIES REGIONAL SALES MANAGER \ MATTHEW MAASDIJK firstname.lastname@example.org M \ 0417 307 710 The real estate cover story (right) and We Love It property reviews on the following pages have been visited by TWR journalists. Agents’ Choices and Out of Town are promotions provided by the selling agent.
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Expressions of Interest \ Close November 29 at 5pm
Fast facts \ Classically inspired four-level home with every luxury; four bedrooms, all with en suites and walk-in wardrobes; study; formal and informal living rooms; travertine marble in all wet areas; Calacatta marble and Miele kitchen and butler’s pantry; terrace kitchen; al fresco entertaining; cigar room; sauna/steam room; home theatre; lift to all levels; gas fireplace; woollen carpet; zoned ducted reverse cycle air-conditioning and heating; double glazing to all external windows and doors; self-cleaning, salt-chlorinated, gas-heated fully automated pool and spa; home automation; security system; CCTV with 24-hour recording; video intercom; ducted vacuum; concealed safe/panic room; six-star energy rating; close to schools, shops and transport. Toorak \ 5 kilometres from the city
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Price \ $11 million +
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SALLY WRIGHT FLOWER STUDIO Small yet dedicated studio creating stylish floral designs for your wedding, home or office. sallywrightflowerstudio.com
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PROPERTY ID » 2013142043
Price \ $1.9 million – $2.1 million
Auction \ November 19 at 2pm
This wonderful late-1920s house is in the centre of Deepdene’s coveted Reid Estate. Situated on a prized corner block, the house has seen recent renovations. Inside, it showcases a modern kitchen and bathrooms while retaining virtually all of its heritage grandeur. The exterior is distinct for its time period with a rich embellished facade. Inside, leadlight windows and polished timber floors feature extensively throughout. The large formal living space and adjoining formal dining room are undoubtedly the most period-centric spaces. Open fireplaces feature in both. Nearby a study area creates a central junction between two bedrooms at one end of the house and the kitchen and casual living spaces at the rear. Both ground-floor bedrooms share access to a bright bathroom. The black stone kitchen pops with its bright-red oven and the family room at the rear opens to an deck and in-ground pool below. The two additional loft-style bedrooms upstairs are accessed via a spiral staircase in the study. ● JULIAN HEALEY
This bright and renovated family house built in 1950 embraces some interesting geometry to create a vibrant and unique floor plan. The renovation has since brought forth a far more contemporary interior and even added features such as triple-glazed windows. Extensive gardens at the front create a private and tranquil buffer to the street. Inside, the three main living spaces are all largely open-plan. They centre on a wonderful undercover stone-paved courtyard that extends around to landscaped gardens and a deck. There’s a fourth, more contained living space near the entry too, which features hutch access to the tiled and stainless-steel equipped kitchen. Nearby, a secluded and spacious office with built-in shelving provides a quiet space to work. Sleeping quarters extend south-east. Three bedrooms and two bathrooms here are all evenly spaced. Two of these have built-in wardrobes. The fourth and largest bedroom makes the most of the downward slope of the block with floor-to-ceiling windows on two sides for views of the front garden. ● JULIAN HEALEY
AGENTS’ CHO I CE POSTCODE
6 Woodside Crescent, Toorak 3
17a Findon Street, Malvern East 3
2/19 Bruce Street, Toorak 2
327 Alma Road, Caulfield North 4
Agent: Carla Fetter 0423 738 644 ................................................................. Price: $2.2 million + ................................................................. Auction: Saturday November 19 at 12pm ................................................................. OFI: Wed 1.15-1.45pm: Sat 3-3.30pm .................................................................
Agent: John Morrisby 0411 875 476 ................................................................. Price: $1.5 million + ................................................................. Auction: Saturday November 19 at noon ................................................................. OFI: Thu 10-10.30am: Sat 11-11.30am .................................................................
Agent: Gary Ormrod 0419 588 331 ................................................................. Price: $1.1 million + ................................................................. Auction: Saturday November 19 at 1pm ................................................................. OFI: Thu noon-12.30pm: 5-5.30pm .................................................................
Agent: Kevin O'Brien 0447 008 000 ................................................................. Price: $2.5 million + ................................................................. Auction: Sunday November 27 at 2pm ................................................................. OFI: Thu 2-2.30pm: Sat 11.30am-noon: Sun 1-1.30pm .................................................................
The opportunity to buy this c1970s classic is matched by the option to consider new home site ideas, STCA, in one of Toorak's tightly held cul-de-sacs.
This three-bedroom, two-bathroom brick residence's light-filled living/dining, central study, contemporary kitchen and deck lead to a north-facing rear garden.
Beautifully renovated town residence of generous proportions, with light-filled interiors and low-maintenance living.
This superb four-bedroom Edwardian, with a seductive pool, seamlessly blends period spaces and dynamic modern dimensions. Highly desirable, ideally situated.
Let's eat lunch @ Cooper and Milla's, 1094 High Street Let's eat dinner @ Cafe Latte, 521 Malvern Road Let's drink coffee @ Hobba, 428 Malvern Road
Let's eat lunch @ One Misty Guy, 49 Waverley Road Let's eat dinner @ Kerabu, 151 Burke Road Let's drink coffee @ Millstone, 10a Claremont Avenue
Let's eat lunch @ Manhattan, 448 Toorak Road Let's eat dinner @ Quaff, 436 Toorak Road Let's drink coffee @ Townhouse, 466 Toorak Road
Let's eat lunch @ Espresso, 97 Orrong Crescent Let's eat dinner @ Barca, 1007 High Street Let's drink coffee @ Frank & Ginger, 101 Orrong Crescent
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TOORAK \ 70 CLENDON RO ROAD OAD Gracious and glorious, this stately double-storey house is possibly one of the most intact Victorian residences in Melbourne. The Hawthorn brick facade with return balcony and verandah trimmed with wrought-iron lacework makes a grand impression outside, while inside room proportions are astounding. Original features are impossible to list here but include extensive leadlight, deep cornicing, timber panelling, ornate plasterwork, marble fireplaces and tessellated tiling. Living areas are downstairs and bedrooms above. And what living areas. Everything is on a grand scale; ceilings are above four metres, there’s extensive fitted shelving, windows are trimmed by sumptuous curtains and huge chandeliers add to the ambience. To relax, take your pick between a drawing room or sitting room, study or work from home in the library and entertain in the luxury dining room. Family time would probably best be spent in the family/meals area and kitchen at the rear. Upstairs to the sleeping quarters; the main has a fitted dressing room and an en suite so spacious it is larger than some flats. This elegant chamber opens to the wrap balcony and includes one of the house’s six sumptuous fireplaces. The four other bedrooms are comfortably doubles and the bedroom at the front is so large sleepovers for 20 would not be out of the question. ● JAN FISHER
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SOUTH YARRA \ 10 LUXT LUXTON ROAD The exterior of this c1880 quintessentially Melbourne house is deceiving. A traditional Victorian terrace on a corner block, it gives nothing away of its spacious interior. The entrance is nothing short of grand, with almost four-metre ceilings and period featured cornices. An open-plan formal living and dining room has two fireplaces with marble surrounds, built-in shelving, chandeliers and vast windows overlooking the pretty established front garden. Further down the hallway is the most surprising find. The under-stair storage has a trapdoor leading to a 10-metre wine cellar. At the back of the house is an extension with study, bathroom and laundry, and open-plan kitchen, living and dining area where glass doors lead to a paved courtyard. Up the first flight of stairs is a second bathroom and a large bedroom which could double as a living room, while the top floor has two more bedrooms. One has built-in wardrobes and the main bedroom has floor-to-ceiling double built-in wardrobes and access to the balcony. There are two car spaces in the carport accessed by a roller door off a laneway at the side of the house; not that you’ll need them when you can run across the road (literally) to the Hawksburn train station or walk less than a kilometre to Hawksburn shops. ● KIRSTIE BEDFORD
VISIT \ domain.com.au Marshall White \ 9822 9999
PROPERTY ID » 2013141002
Price \ $2.5 million
Auction \ November 12 at 2.30pm
AGENTS’ CHO I CE POSTCODE
5 Millah Road, Balwyn 4
54 Wattle Valley Road, Canterbury 4
38 Vivianne Avenue, Mont Albert North 3
Agent: Tim Heavyside 0403 020 404 ................................................................. Price: $3 million + ................................................................. Auction: Saturday November 12 at 2pm ................................................................. OFI: Wed 12-12.30pm: Sat 1.30-2pm .................................................................
Agent: Mark Pezzin 0403 537 105 ................................................................. Price: $2 million + ................................................................. Auction: Saturday November 26 at 11am ................................................................. OFI: Thu & Sat 12.30-1pm .................................................................
Agent: Albert Hazelden 0432 422 584 ................................................................. Price: $900,000 - $990,000 ................................................................. Auction: Saturday November 12 at 1pm ................................................................. OFI: Wed 1-1.30pm: Sat 12.30-1pm .................................................................
Experience the magnificence of this modernist-deco residence, architect designed by Edward Billson; Melbourne University's first architecture graduate.
This new town residence with lift offers an unlikely-to-be-repeated opportunity to enjoy contemporary luxury in the heart of the prestigious Maling Road locale.
This charming weatherboard home close to parks, trails and sporting clubs is overflowing with possibilities for a wonderful future.
Let's eat lunch @ The Baker & Me, 308 Whitehorse Road Let's eat dinner @ Birichino Cucina, 355 Whitehorse Road Let's drink coffee @ Mr Hendricks, 174 Whitehorse Road
Let's eat lunch @ Cafe Eden, 78 Maling Road Let's eat dinner @ Squisito, 1 Theatre Place Let's drink coffee @ Cafe 88, 88 Maling Road
Let's eat lunch @ Pot Kettle Black, 346 Belmore Road Let's eat dinner @ Eastern Bell, 399 Belmore Road Let's drink coffee @ Mister & Miss, 711 Whitehorse Road
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HAWTHORN \ 5 RIVERSDALE ROAD
WE LOVE IT
VISIT \ domain.com.au
PROPERTY ID » 2013133075
If your satellite navigation system doesn’t tell you you’re in Hawthorn, Livingstone will. The elevated, tuckpointed mansion has been a Riversdale junction landmark since 1898 and positively heaves with history. A team of early Antarctic explorers planned their trip here and local lore says the property also housed the printing press for the
Democratic Labor Party in the 1950s. It even has a Dr Livingstone connection; the current co-owner is related to the African explorer. The single-storey house has a return verandah with a city view. Its interior is a showcase of late-Victorian opulence: a triple-arched hall, elaborate ceilings and fireplaces with towering, tiered mantelpieces evoke rolled-gold grandeur, with beautiful
Jellis Craig \ 9810 5000
26 Grange Road, Toorak 4
Price \ $2.7 million +
7 Golden Quadrant, Glen Iris 4
spaces for executive entertaining. The house was extended in the 1990s and the kitchen and bathrooms were renovated. “It’s a gracious place, but it’s also cosy and well lived-in,” says the co-owner. The large living and dining rooms have bay windows and open fireplaces, while the carpeted dining room opens to the verandah. The bedrooms are doubles with fireplaces and
bedroom four is fitted as a library. The main bathroom has a shower and claw-foot tub. Chefs will enjoy the spacious kitchen, which has granite benchtops, a walk-in pantry and a Westinghouse 900-millimetre range. The meals area flows into the family lounge, which has french doors to the shady garden and its huge pergola. There’s a rear double carport. ● ALISON BARCLAY
Auction \ November 12 at 3pm
68 Glyndon Road, Camberwell 4
80 Toorak Road West, South Yarra 4
Agent: Andrew Baines 0418 328 407 ................................................................. Price: $6.8 million + ................................................................. Auction: Saturday November 26 at 1pm ................................................................. OFI: Contact agent .................................................................
Agent: Dean Gilbert 0418 994 939 ................................................................. Price: $3 million + ................................................................. Auction: Saturday November 12 at 2.30pm ................................................................. OFI: Thu 12.30-1pm: Sat 2-2.30pm .................................................................
Agent: Désirée Wakim 0412 336 266 ................................................................. Price: $3 million + ................................................................. Auction: Saturday November 26 at 3.30pm ................................................................. OFI: Thu 11-11.30am .................................................................
Agent: Andrew Baines 0418 328 407 ................................................................. Price: $4.5 million plus ................................................................. Auction: Saturday November 19 at noon ................................................................. OFI: Contact agent .................................................................
The home is beautifully sited on the large elevated block of about 1325 sqm, creating an ambience of grandeur yet holding to its most private mystique.
This picture-perfect c1912 Edwardian residence is nestled in a glorious north-facing garden setting in a tightly held pocket.
A spectacular statement in style and luxury, this signature Nicholas Daydesigned new triple story family residence showcases opulent finishes.
This beautiful home was re-modeled and extended in recent years to create this perfectly balanced residence just a short stroll to the botanic gardens.
Let's eat lunch @ Cafe Latte, 521 Toorak Road Let's eat dinner @ Bistro Thierry, 511 Malvern Road Let's drink coffee @ Manhattan, 448 Toorak Road
Let's eat lunch @ Mr Foxx, 1491 Malvern Road Let's eat dinner @ Little Thai Princess, 285 Burke Road Let's drink coffee @ Platform Espresso, 1529 High Street
Let's eat lunch @ Dish & Spoon, 122 Highfield Road Let's eat dinner @ Charntra Thai, 740 Riversdale Road Let's drink coffee @ Our Little Secret, 722 Riversdale Road
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MALVERN EAST \ 25 BRUNEL STREET Can architecture help teenagers like their parents? This elegant, extended 1920s house might demonstrate that it can. Put four bedrooms and a retreat upstairs, far from the olds in their ground-floor spa suite. Add a big, north-facing backyard and a secret lane to the Hedgeley Dene Gardens, and the scene is set for free-rangers to flex their independence muscles. Transport is easy – take the Burke Road tram or walk through Hedgeley Dene to Darling station. The two-storey house has original, adjoining living and dining rooms, a front study and a contemporary family area opening to the garden. The carpeted living room looks fresh in white with a leadlight door and mullioned sash windows flanking its open fireplace. Out the back, the nine-metre family area is a superb space for parties. It has polished hardwood flooring, a Jetmaster gas log fireplace and french doors to the covered, Edwardian-style deck. The granite kitchen has 900-millimetre stainless-steel oven and a garden view via the meals area’s box bay window. Come bedtime, parents can enjoy the peaceful main bedroom, which has a walk-in wardrobe and white en suite with corner spa and glass shower. Four first-floor double bedrooms have wardrobes and share the carpeted retreat and a bathroom with shower. The property has a tandem carport and driveway parking. ● ALISON BARCLAY
WE LOVE IT
VISIT \ domain.com.au Abercromby’s \ 9864 5300
PROPERTY ID » 2013142844
Price \ $2.35 million +
Auction \ November 19 at 11.30am
AGENTS’ CHO I CE POSTCODE
61 Finch Street, Malvern East 4
Agent: Rae Tomlinson 0418 336 234 ................................................................. Price: $3.5 million + ................................................................. Auction: Saturday November 19 at 12.30pm ................................................................. OFI: Thu 1-1.30pm .................................................................
Magnificently reflecting the grandeur of the era is this illustrious c1900 Federation residence.
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1224a Old Burke Road, Kew East 4
Agent: Damian De Iacovo 0431 740 658 ................................................................. Price: About $1.5 million ................................................................. Auction: Saturday November 19 at 12.30 ................................................................. OFI: Thu & Sat 1-1.30pm .................................................................
Stunning executive family residence with expansive parkland views and integrated living, dining and entertainer's kitchen, formal living plus hidden study. Let's eat lunch @ The Fat Penguin, 713 High Street Let's eat dinner @ Di Palmas, 686 High Street Let's drink coffee @ The Bean Thief, 773 High Street
46 St Johns Avenue, Camberwell 5
Agent: Anthony Smith 0419 888 980 ................................................................. Price: $1.75 million + ................................................................. Auction: Saturday November 26 at 11.30am ................................................................. OFI: Thu noon-12.30; Sat 3-3.30pm .................................................................
Retaining many original features including ceiling roses and fireplaces, this family home is ideally located on 568 square metres and offers fabulous potential. Let's eat lunch @ Red Robyn, 393 Camberwell Road Let's eat dinner @ Riverside Thai, 655 Riverside Road Let's drink coffee @ My Other Brother, 586 Burke Road
OCTOBER 2016 SUBURB
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.
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MIDDLE PARK 287 R 12 Patterson
82 Hunter St
SASSAFRAS 24 The Cres
SOUTH MELBOURNE 164 Cecil
MONT ALBERT 6 Serpentine 3 Blenheim Ave
68 Oban 80 Clowes
MONT ALBERT NORTH
38 Vivianne Ave 83 Relowe Cres
BALWYN 120 102 104
IVANHOE EAST BOX HILL
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KERRIE Woodards 104
85 Shannons Ln
CAULFIELD NORTH CHINTIN
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KOOYONG RT Edgar 213
DOCKLANDS EAST MELBOURNE FITZROY
62 Nicholson St
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MT MACEDON 122 S
Lot 2/183 Hotham 3741 Point Nepean Rd
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4 Banool 2 Oak St
65 Romsey Jellis Craig
Kay & Burton
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CLASSIC ELEGANCE CONTEMPORARY LIVING 663 Toorak Road, Toorak
5 beds | 4 baths | 2 cars
Classic elegance meets contemporary living in this bright executive Toorak family home. This grand two-storey residence boasts 5 spacious bedrooms and 4 bathrooms complimented by generous living spaces gazing out upon a magniﬁcent garden and pool. The second-storey master bedrooms with walk-in robes and ensuite bathrooms are bathed in natural light and private garden views. A further three generous rooms with en-suites and storage aplenty complete the peaceful sleeping arrangements promised by this distinguished residence. The palatial ground ﬂoor delights with both formal and informal dining spaces, a striking kitchen with marble bench tops and stainless steel appliances, exquisite wooden ﬂooring, an original open ﬁreplace ﬁt for a king, climate-controlled expansive living areas with garden views, two separate studies, a laundry, outdoor covered entertaining area, swimming pool, secure double-garage and oﬀ street parking for an additional 2 cars plus much, much more.
Expressions of interest closing: Tues 29th November at 5pm. Land Size: 1073m² approx. Inspect:
Saturday 2 – 2:45 Wednesday 1 – 1:45 Or by appointment
Contact: Ian Stevenson 0418 171 666 email@example.com Helen Bell 0408 377 555 firstname.lastname@example.org Oﬃce:
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Make Your Move
2 Winton Street Kew AN OASIS OF SPACE, LIGHT AND PRIVACY A stunning home with spacious and open living, gorgeous natural light, sensational privacy and blissful outdoor areas, this 4 bedroom + home office, 2 bathroom, single level residence on 617 sqm (approx.) is a peaceful and well-appointed Kew retreat that youâ€™ll absolutely fall in love with. Boasts family and meals, formal lounge and dining areas with OFP, quality kitchen, master bedroom with renovated ensuite, WIR, renovated main bathroom, separate wc, stunning north-facing mature garden with designer courtyards, solar heated pool and spa, video intercom access, integrated watering system and a double remote garage. Moments to Victoria Park, local walk and bike tracks, renowned schools incl. Carey, MLC and Genazzano, shops, trams, buses and freeway. 4
Saturday 19th November 12.30pm
Thursday 10th November 11.00am-11.30am/6.00pm-6.30pm Saturday 12th November 1.30pm-2.00pm
Mark Kainey May Zhu Evan Lykourinos
0419 333 437 0434 441 331 0414 555 455
81 Parkhill Road Kew AUCTION THIS SATURDAY
ENTICING KEW DELIGHT BOASTS SPACE AND LIGHT! A fantastic Kew package combining wonderful light, an excellent presentation, and spacious living zones that will catch the eye of small families and young professionals, this low-maintenance 2 bedroom retreat will be a highly sought-after property. On a sizeable block and also for downsizers, this single level beauty has a clever floorplan boasting formal lounge with open fireplace, generous family and meals area with timber floors, well-appointed kitchen with s/steel appliances and WIP, incredibly spacious bedrooms, tasteful bathroom, large laundry, brick courtyard, rear garden with shed, and a double carport. Near renowned schools, such as MLC and Xavier College, High Street shops, parks, transport, and Eastern Freeway. 2
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Thursday 10th November 3.30pm-4.00pm Saturday 12th November 10.30am-11.00am
Jonathan Graham Paul Richards John Ke
0405 506 670 0414 503 324 0410 888 737
Make Your Move Kew
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St Kilda 7 Crimea Street Adopt An Iconic Address A unique offering of irreplaceable character in a coveted location, this free standing solid brick period building with plenty of potential is further enhanced by its tree lined setting. Currently configured as 4 apartments, refurbish to enhance investment returns or undertake a stunning renovation and return St Hubertâ€™s to its original role as a family estate of significant stature. Scope for development at the rear, STCA. A stoneÂ´s throw to St Michaels Grammar school, close to Albert Park Lake. Land size 695sqm approx.
Price Contact Agent --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Auction Sun 27th Nov at 11.30am --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Inspect Wed 1-1.30pm & as advertised --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Simon Gowling 0422 234 644 Greg Hocking 0418 329 961 Albert Park Office 8644 5500 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Web greghocking.com.au 7crimeastreetstkilda.com.au
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A5 | B3 | C2
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| 25 Brunel Street
A Serene Family Setting: Parks And Personality
A serene north-facing backdrop that looks towards Hedgeley Dene Gardens distinguishes this inviting five bedroom plus study home close to Lloyd Street and St MaryÂ´s schools, leading secondary schools and Central Park. Such a serene setting enhances elegant period rooms and light filled modern spaces served by a huge granite kitchen. A main suite downstairs is sensibly separate from four further bedrooms and two additional bathrooms that surround the generous upstairs lounge of this engaging family residence. Large carport plus parking.
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A4 | B2 | C3 | D
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| 36 Central Park Road
The Essence Of Gascoigne Excellence
Unequivocally amongst the Gascoigne EstateÂ´s finest addresses, some 1260sqm of elegantly landscaped grounds surround this refined family residenceÂ´s sublime balance of classical formal rooms and superb contemporary spaces against a backdrop defined by a heated alfresco pavilion, sunny lawns, paved entertaining and a beautiful pool. Four upstairs bedrooms and two bathrooms including a magnificent main suite are complemented by a sensational roof terrace retreat. Secure parking and carport space add practicality to family perfection.
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---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Contact: Jock Langley 0419 530 008 Conj Agent: Lindsay Hill 0419 557 139 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------EOI: Tuesday 22nd November at 4.00pm ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------View: By appointment Fri 10-10.30am & Sun 11-11.30am ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------24/7 View: 122syndicateroad-mtmacedon.com
| 122 Syndicate Road
Â´FIELD HOUSEÂ´ c1989 - 14 acres approximately
Recently renovated luxurious estate originally designed by Rosenthal Munckton and Shields, with every room appreciating views over gardens and entertaining areas. Accommodation offers four bedrooms, each with its own bathroom, including master suite with dual dressing rooms. Formal and informal entertaining areas overlook swimming pool and rolling countryside. Generous study, gym and pool house, adjacent self-contained guest house all reflect the style and status of this property. Extensive garaging, heli pad, water storage and outbuildings. All within 45 minutes (approx.) drive to Melbourne CBD.
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A3 | B2 | C2
| 4a Canberra Road
Hugh Hardy 0407 339 807 Mark Williams 0417 189 377 Office 9864 5300
Saturday 26th November at 11.30am
Thursday & Saturday 11.00-11.30am
A Tightly Held, Highly Desirable Address
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------The prestige of its position and the appeal of its spaces give this free-standing three bedroom two bathroom residence an engaging, enticing profile. Beautifully private behind its own frontage, landscaped courtyards surround a substantial living room, separate dining room featuring polished parquetry and generous everyday living/meals areas accompanied by a granite kitchen. Double garage. Appreciate a home that delivers townhouse style ease with an emphasis on traditional excellence close to Toorak Village.
A3 | B2 | C2
| 50 George Street
Rob Vickers-Willis 0412 210 066 Emma Pierson 0409 182 310 Office 9864 5300
Closing Monday 28th November at 5.00pm
Thursday & Saturday 12.00-12.30pm
Location, Luxury And Light
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A3 | B2 | C3
| 81 Talbot Crescent
Michael Derham 0425 790 233 Jock Langley 0419 530 008 Office 9864 5300
Saturday 26th November at 10.30am
Thursday 12.00-12.30pm & Saturday 10.00-10.30am
The Privilege Of A Park-side Address
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------The instant appeal of traditional clinker brick design and the irresistible attraction of direct park access complement this rewarding dual level residence where bright living and dining areas featuring beautiful matte finish floor-boards lead past a neat study to a separate kitchen/meals domain and just refreshed split level decks above a lush lawn retreat. Comfortably modern, with easy options for the future, and the convenience of a garage and additional parking within walking distance of Kooyong Village.
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Toorak 1A Woorigoleen Road Unprecedented World Class luxury One of Melbourneâ€™s most opulent estates in the most exclusive of residential settings, has been architecturally designed to international standards to provide an irreplaceable living environment of rare sophistication and utter exclusivity with interiors luxuriating across 900sqm (Approx.). Brand new, the classically inspired architecture spectacularly fulfils every possible luxury for entertaining and family living surrounded by timeless European styling. Set against a backdrop of northern light, magnificent reception rooms complement sophisticated family living and dining zones, quiet retreat areas and a bespoke study. A fitted cinema, cigar lounge with cellar and tasting room, and a gymnasium with steam room and sauna provide luxuriant areas for entertaining. A sublime marble and Miele kitchen with a full Butlerâ€™s kitchen complements two outdoor kitchens so that entertaining can be experienced with equal pleasure by the pool or in sun-drenched terrace surroundings. Perfectly positioned close to private schools, Toorak Village, restaurants and trams.
Closing Tuesday 29th November 2016 at 5pm
Strictly By Appointment Wednesday 12:00 - 12:30pm Wednesday 6:00 - 6:30pm Saturday 1:00 - 1:30pm
Sarah Case 0439 431 020 Greg Herman 0411 473 307 Melinda Ma 0468 925 666
03 9825 0555
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Hawthorn 7 Shakespeare Grove Remarkable Luxury In St James Park Precinct Discreetly concealing 1000sqm (Approx.) of internal accommodation behind an elegant Victorian frontage, this spectacular residence, with a north-facing entertaining garden with heated swimming pool and spa, sets a new benchmark for luxurious family living against a backdrop of uninterrupted Hawthorn views. The world class interiors combine dramatic beauty with sophisticated amenity with six living areas including a cinema with bar, library with study, and entertaining lounge with bar and bespoke cellar alongside a sublime entertainer’s kitchen with butler’s pantry and gymnasium with sauna; all linked via an internal lift and dramatic central staircase. Prestigious Shakespeare Grove in the coveted St James Park precinct plays host to some of Melbourne’s finest real estate which is a fitting address for this stunning residence that whilst luxurious offers wonderful family amenity in this riverside pocket so close to leading schools, Richmond’s vibrant food and shopping districts, cafes, Hawthorn train station and trams, the Yarra River and within six kilometres to the CBD.
Closing Tuesday 22nd November 2016 at 5pm
View By Appointment
Thursday 3:00 - 3:30pm Thursday 6:00 - 6:30pm Saturday 3:30 - 4:00pm
Sarah Case 0439 431 020 Greg Herman 0411 473 307 Melinda Ma 0468 925 666
Agents In Conjunction
Kay & Burton Sam Wilkinson 0400 169 148 Edith Liu 0477 446 898
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40 Studley Avenue Kew
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8 Carnsworth Avenue Kew
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2B Victoria Avenue Canterbury
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AUCTION SATURDAY 9 Crest Avenue Deepdene
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23 Moule Avenue Brighton
EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
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32 North Road Brighton
EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
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65 Romsey Road Woodend
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410 Esplanade Mount Martha
EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
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26A & 28 Gould Street Frankston (Long Island)
EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
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715 Malvern Road Toorak 2/3
PRIVATE SALE VIEWING CONTACT
21 Irving Road Toorak 4
EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST VIEWING
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2 Dean Avenue St Kilda East 3
AUCTION VIEWING CONTACT
80 Toorak Road West South Yarra 4
AUCTION VIEWING CONTACT
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MALVERN EAST 41 EMO ROAD
Timeless Edwardian Beauty.
Thurs & Sat 1.00 - 1.30pm
Displaying irresistible heritage charm and period features, this double-brick Edwardian offers outstanding family space with the prospect of an exciting transformation on the horizon. The tranquil ﬁre-side lounge room connects to the dining room, granite kitchen and generous family room. Journey outside to the under-cover deck and let waves of relaxation wash over you while looking across the deep garden with bungalow, lush turf and established trees. The spacious four bedroom layout is complemented by a large upstairs retreat with balcony. Featuring two bathrooms, powder room, ducted heating, carport in this safe and secure family environment. Walk to Waverley Road’s vibrant restaurants and cafés, St Marys and Lloyd Street schools, trams and Monash University.
Sat 26th November - 1.00pm
Please contact Agent
C O N TA C T
Steve Burke 0448 331 653 Charlie Blanchard 0438 887 590
Glen Iris 9818 1888
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70 Clendon Road Toorak Grand, distinguished Victorian balconied residence with return veranda, retaining many original features, beautiful high ceilings and marble fireplace surrounds, opening to north facing substantial rear garden, situated in wide tree lined street, easy access to schools, transport and shops. Land size 1128m2. Comprising wide entrance hall, elegant drawing room, dining room, library, informal sitting room, meals/family area, kitchen, 5 bedrooms including huge main bedroom with dressing room and large bathroom, 2 further bathrooms, cellar, off street parking and lock up garage. 70clendonroad-toorak.com EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST Friday 18th November at 3.00pm (Unless Sold Prior) VIEW INSPECTION BY APPOINTMENT Wednesday & Saturday 3.00-3.30pm Jeremy Fox 0418 339 650 | Oliver Booth 0413 975 723 rtedgar.com.au 148 The weekly review \ NOVEMBER 9, 2016
AUCTION THIS SATURDAY
12 St Georges Road Toorak Prized corner location in one of Toorakâ€™s most illustrious locales with two street frontages this unique, architect designed home sits in a charming North/ West facing private garden of approx. 869m2. Thoughtfully designed to provide light filled formal and informal living areas overlooking both the private front garden and centralised courtyard from striking full length windows. This evocative three bedroom home has remarkable sweeping circular angles offering a flexible floorplan ripe for renovation or an unparalleled opportunity to redevelop (STCA) the substantial parcel of land. 12stgeorgesroad-toorak.com AUCTION Saturday 12th November at 12.00pm (Unless Sold Prior) VIEW Wednesday 12.00-12.30pm & Saturday from 11.30am Ada Taylor 0428 058 880 | Warwick Anderson 0418 320 873 rtedgar.com.au NOVEMBER 9, 2016 \ The weekly review 149
AUCTION THIS SATURDAY
9 Glyndebourne Avenue Toorak Spectacular architect designed solid brick contemporary home set on 910m2 approx. featuring three bedroom plus study accommodation, generous formal and informal spaces combining indoor and outdoor entertaining areas set amongst private landscaped gardens, a preferred northern rear orientation, three car garaging with additional off street car parking. Superbly positioned in quiet tree lined surroundings amongst premier homes just a short walk to St Catherineâ€™s, St Kevinâ€™s and Scotch Colleges as well as Kooyong LTC, trains and both Toorak and Glenferrie Road trams. 9glyndebourneavenue-toorak.com AUCTION Saturday 12th November at 1.00pm (Unless Sold Prior) VIEW Wednesday 2.00-2.30pm & Saturday from 12.30pm Mark Wridgway 0419 510 777 | Paul Skafte 0425 865 386 rtedgar.com.au 150 The weekly review \ NOVEMBER 9, 2016
AUCTION THIS SATURDAY
21A Douglas Street Toorak Light filled, impeccably renovated 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom town residence offering flexible living zones, with North and East facing private gardens. Comprising formal lounge with open gas fire, butlerâ€™s pantry, library with dual facing gas fire through to informal living/dining and chef's kitchen, study/4th bedroom with en-suite. Upstairs: Master suite with walk in robe, en-suite, and bar fridge, 2 further bedrooms both with en-suite, and study area. Other features include: Heating/ cooling, and double off-street garaging. 21adouglasstreet-toorak.com AUCTION Saturday 12th November at 11.00am (Unless Sold Prior) VIEW Wednesday 2.00-2.30pm & Saturday from 10.30am Ada Taylor 0428 058 880 | Jeremy Fox 0418 339 650 rtedgar.com.au NOVEMBER 9, 2016 \ The weekly review 151
93-103 Park Street South Yarra Renovate or re-develop this iconic 54 room boarding house over 3 levels, with outstanding City and Royal Botanic garden views, 2 properies on 1 itle, 2 street frontages with rear access via St Marins Place. 12-meter-high limit, land size frontage 26.66m depth 31.07m total, land area 890sqm approx. Situated in this prime South Yarra precinct within minutesâ€™ walk to gardens, shops, restaurants and St Kilda Road. Zoning: General residenial Zone 1. 93-103parkstreet-southyarra.com EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST Wednesday 16th November at 3.00pm (Unless Sold Prior) VIEW Wednesday & Saturday 1.00-1.30pm
Jeremy Fox 0418 339 650 | Oliver Booth 0413 975 723 CONJ. AGENT Michael Gross 0419 355 561 | Jonathon McCormack 0418 835 885 rtedgar.com.au 152 The weekly review \ NOVEMBER 9, 2016
12 Patterson Street Middle Park Embrace a new-found lifestyle of leisure in this gorgeous tuck-pointed Edwardian, nestled between the beach and Albert Park Lake. Flaunting lovingly-preserved features of yesteryear intertwined with todayâ€™s best amenities, in rooms sized with old-fashioned generosity. Comprising extravagant formal lounge and dining rooms, updated timber kitchen and meals/family area, and three robed bedrooms with contemporary bathroom. Complete with pristine gardens and remote double garage, in an exceptional location surrounded by transport, cafĂŠs, shopping, recreation and excellent schools. AUCTION Saturday 26th November at 2.00pm (Unless Sold Prior) VIEW Thursday 1.00-1.30pm & 6.00-6.30pm, Saturday 1.00-1.30pm
Anne Mackie 0417 034 212 | Glen Coutinho 0409 779 399 rtedgar.com.au NOVEMBER 9, 2016 \ The weekly review 153
1/307 Auburn Road Hawthorn East Quietly positioned facing Broomfield Road, this stunning and rarely-found four bedroom town residence provides lavish family space and newlyrenovated luxury. Welcomed by a sun-drenched courtyard, the sassy interiors provide exceptional space including open plan living/dining with gas fireplace, and a glossy fully-appointed kitchen with meals area leading through a bright sunroom to a private courtyard garden. Featuring new carpets and two sparkling bathrooms, with remote double garage, close to all Hawthorn has to offer - transport, parklands, shopping, entertainment, and elite schools. In zone for Auburn South Primary & Auburn High School. AUCTION Saturday 19th November at 10.30am (Unless Sold Prior) VIEW Thursday 2.00-2.30pm & 6.00-6.30pm, Saturday 10.00-10.30am
Nikki McCarthy 0410 236 200 | Glen Coutinho 0409 779 399 | Elsa Li 0477 888 099 rtedgar.com.au 154 The weekly review \ NOVEMBER 9, 2016
Penthouse, 715-719 Orrong Road Toorak An expansive single level penthouse with spectacular views to the city skyline in a boutique development of 9 luxurious and contemporary residences. Nestled amongst the beautiful tree lined boulevard of Orrong Road, this home offers the ideal lifestyle with generous open living spaces and generous private terraces. Comprising 3 bedrooms plus study/4th bedroom, kitchen equipped with Miele appliances, integrated heating and cooling, tall ceilings and 4 secure basement car spaces. Act quickly to maximise stamp duty savings. themirren.com.au FOR SALE VIEW Tuesday - Thursday & Saturday 1.30-2.00pm | Inspections to be held at display suite - 433 Toorak Road, Toorak
Mark Wridgway 0419 510 777 | Anthony Grimwade 0418 382 226 rtedgar.com.au NOVEMBER 9, 2016 \ The weekly review 155
2A Moralla Road Kooyong Timeless three bedroom single level home ideally located near Kooyong Village and Glenferrie Road, with easy access to public transport and leading schools. Comprising light filled entrance leading to large open plan lounge/ dining room with gas fire place and private west facing garden, powder room, well-appointed kitchen and casual meals/ living area opening to north facing courtyard. Spacious master bedroom with en-suite, second bedroom, family bathroom, separate laundry, and third bedroom/ study with gas fire place. Double integrated garage, heating/cooling, and alarm. 2amorallaroad-kooyong.com AUCTION Saturday 19th November at 12.00pm (Unless Sold Prior) VIEW Thursday 12.00-12.30pm & Saturday 2.00-2.30pm
Ada Taylor 0428 058 880 | Warwick Anderson 0418 320 873 rtedgar.com.au
3 Lawrenny Court Toorak Perfectly positioned at the end of this quiet cul de sac is this fabulous and very comfortable solid brick single level Jo Fudge built residence offering outstanding opportunities for further improvements or alternatively as a new home site STCA. Land 649m2 approx. Comprising: Wide entrance foyer, formal sitting with OFP, separate dining, big bright kitchen and meals area, main bedroom with BIR's/ WIR and ensuite, 2nd bedroom with BIR's, central bathroom, fitted study/3rd bedroom option, North facing paved terrace, rear and side gardens and double lock up garage with internal access. 3lawrennycourt-toorak.com AUCTION Saturday 19th November at 11.00am (Unless Sold Prior) VIEW Wednesday & Saturday 2.00-2.30pm
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Anthony Grimwade 0418 382 226 | Warwick Anderson 0418 320 873 | Tim Wilson 0419 726 769 rtedgar.com.au
46 Evelina Road Toorak Stunning light filled beautifully renovated and extended Victorian residence with separate parentâ€™s retreat featuring large kitchen/meals area, informal sitting room opening to private courtyard, located within a short walk to fashionable Hawksburn Village shops, cafes, restaurants and public transport. Comprising formal lounge, four bedrooms, master suite, main bathroom, heating and cooling, and security system. 46evelinaroad-toorak.com AUCTION Saturday 26th November at 11.00am (Unless Sold Prior) VIEW Wednesday & Saturday 12.00-12.30pm
Oliver Booth 0413 975 723 | Jeremy Fox 0418 339 650 rtedgar.com.au
AUCTION THIS SATURDAY
41 Milton Parade Malvern Spacious contemporary home on a separate title showcasing appealing light filled proportions with extensive views, select finishes, private courtyard and remote double garage via rear laneway. Secure entry, elevated ceilings and broad picture windows ensure generous 3 bedroom 3 bathroom proportions enjoy abundant natural light and extensive leafy views throughout. An impeccably presented floorplan includes large open plan living/ dining and entertaining with deck, integrated smeg/stone kitchen with walk in pantry, teenage retreat, main bedroom with walk in robe and en suite. 41miltonparade-malvern.com AUCTION Saturday 12th November at 11.00am (Unless Sold Prior) VIEW Wednesday 11.00-11.30am & Saturday from 10.30am
Mark Wridgway 0419 510 777 | Paul Skafte 0425 865 386 rtedgar.com.au
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AUCTION THIS SATURDAY
24 Box Hill Crescent Mont Albert North Epitomising five star luxury through its functional family design and exquisite contemporary styling, this superb 5 bedroom, 4.5 bathroom home provides a first-rate indoor-outdoor entertainment lifestyle on 650m2 (approx.). Sumptuously styled with broad timber floorboards, spectacular pendant lighting and vogue plantation shutters, providing two copious living areas with a lavish marble/Smeg kitchen, and outstanding outdoor alfresco dining aside a salt-chlorinated pool. Complete with large office and remote double garage, in a fabulous family location close to parklands, schooling, transport and shopping. AUCTION Saturday 12th November at 1.30pm (Unless Sold Prior) VIEW Thursday 5.00-5.30pm & Saturday from 1.00pm
Eva Gyorodi 0411 850 171 | Glen Coutinho 0409 779 399 rtedgar.com.au
AUCTION THIS SUNDAY
1A/516 Toorak Road Toorak A landmark building set high on Toorak hill only minutes to the Toorak Village. This large half floor apartment offers spacious light filled living zones with superb tree lined aspects and an amazing big courtyard garden. Comprising spacious entrance foyer, open plan lounge and dining room, separate study/3rd bedroom option, gourmet chef's kitchen with spacious meals area, 2 large bedrooms both with en suite and BIR's opening to courtyard terrace. Separate powder room and laundry, storage, heating/cooling, intercom security, double garage, lift access and resident building manager. 1a-516toorakroad-toorak.com AUCTION Sunday 13th November at 12.00pm (Unless Sold Prior) VIEW Wednesday & Saturday 1.00-1.30pm, Sunday from 11.30am
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Tim Wilson 0419 726 769 | Anthony Grimwade 0418 382 226 rtedgar.com.au
Only 23 luxur y apar tments nestled in the hear t of Armadale. Individually crafted by Martino Leah Architects with gardens by Pollen Studios, Akora is a place of rest. Designed with bold forms and crafted with natural materials, the result is a contemporary sanctuary of tranquility and beauty. 1, 2 & 3 bedrooms located at 7 Kooyong Road, Armadale from $519,000. Register your interest today for an exclusive preview.
Call Michael on 0400 676 403
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16 Bourne Road, Glen Iris Impressive in both scale and elegance, this spectacular Domain Prestige residenceÂ´s over-sized proportions, luxurious finishes and beautiful north-facing garden and pool surrounds deliver outstanding family lifestyle appeal near parks, schools, freeway access and trains. An imposing hall introduces formal sitting/dining room, gourmet kitchen with butlerÂ´s pantry, generous living/dining and media room opening to north garden and pool. Two bedrooms with lavish en-suites are accompanied by two additional bedrooms with shared en-suite, study/5th bedroom and retreat. Land Size: 858sqm approx. 16bourneroad-gleniris.com Auction Saturday 26th November at 2.30pm Inspect Thursday & Saturday 12-12.30pm James Redfern 0412 360 667 Fiona Ansell-Jones 0410 325 240 Madeline Kennedy 0411 873 913
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11 Cloverdale Avenue, Toorak
11cloverdaleavenue-toorak.com Expressions of Interest Close Tuesday 29th November at 5pm Inspect Strictly By Appointment Thursday 1.45-2.15pm & Saturday 2.45-3.15pm 0411 411 271 0417 571 505
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5 Heymount Close, Toorak
5heymountclose-toorak.com Expressions of Interest Close Tuesday 15th November at 5pm Inspect Thursday 12-12.30pm & 6-6.30pm & Saturday 2-2.30pm 0411 411 271 0417 571 505 0414 822 579
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6 Belmont Avenue, Kew
6belmontavenue-kew.com Auction Saturday 26th November at 12.30pm Inspect Thursday 2-2.30pm & Saturday 1.15-1.45pm 0412 927 409 0418 374 556 0421 286 741
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The GardenResidence, Residence The Garden 21 Millswyn Street 21 Millswyn Street, South Yarra
millswynsouthyarra.com.au Private Sale $4,995,000 Inspect By Appointment 0411 411 271 0417 571 505
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8 Ultimo Court, Toorak
8ultimocourt-toorak.com Auction Thursday 24th November at 6.30pm Inspect Thursday 12.45-1.15pm & Saturday 3.30-4pm 0417 571 505 0411 411 271
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4 Mercer Road, Armadale
4mercerroadarmadale.com Auction Saturday 26th November at 11.30am Inspect By Appointment Thursday 12-12.30pm & Saturday 12.30-1pm 0414 799 343 0414 822 579
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62 Kerferd Street, Malvern East
62kerferdstreet-malverneast.com Auction Saturday 26th November at 12.30pm Inspect Thursday 1.45-2.15pm & Saturday 11.30-12pm 0408 350 684 0418 336 234 0413 273 079
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18 Soudan Street, Malvern
18soudanstreet.com.au Auction Saturday 19th November at 11.30am Inspect Thursday 12-12.30pm & Saturday 12.15-12.45pm 0409 427 483 0408 350 684 0418 336 234
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69 Malin Street, Kew
69malinstreet-kew.com Auction Saturday 26th November at 10.30am Inspect Thursday 2-2.30pm & Saturday 11-11.30am 0413 370 442 0418 691 585 0405 054 888
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61 Finch Street, Malvern East
61finchstreet-malverneast.com Auction Saturday 19th November at 12.30pm Inspect Thursday 1-1.30pm & Saturday 2.30-3pm 0418 336 234 0408 350 684 0413 273 079
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10 Charlotte Place, St Kilda
10charlotteplace-stkilda.com Auction Saturday 19th November at 2.30pm Inspect Thursday 1-1.30pm & Saturday 10-10.30am 0400 592 572 0404 164 444 0412 360 667
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68 Glyndon Road, Camberwell
68glyndonroad-camberwell.com Auction Saturday 26th November at 3.30pm Inspect Thursday 11-11.30am & Saturday 10-10:30am 0412 336 266 0411 411 271
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12 Thomas Street, Kew
12thomasstreet-kew.com Auction Saturday 26th November at 12.30pm Inspect Thursday 11-11.30am & Saturday 12-12.30pm 0418 858 393 0430 224 438
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8 Bunalbo Avenue, South Yarra
8bunalboavenue-southyarra.com Auction Saturday 26th November at 11.30am Inspect Wednesday 1.30-2pm & Saturday 2-2.30pm 0499 229 007 0411 411 271 0412 020 500
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25 Russell Street, Camberwell
25russellstreet-camberwell.com Auction Saturday 26th November at 1.30pm Inspect Thursday 1.15-1.45pm & Saturday 3-3.30pm 0416 279 966 0412 336 266
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31 Gardiner Parade, Glen Iris
31gardinerparade-gleniris.com Auction Saturday 19th November at 10.30am Inspect Thursday 10.15-10.45am & Saturday 2.30-3pm 0422 576 049 0411 676 058 0438 078 338
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9 St Georges Road, Toorak
9stgeorgesroad-toorak.com Auction Thursday 24th November at 5pm Inspect Thursday 10.45-11.15am & Saturday 12.30-1pm 0414 822 579 0413 309 002 0400 592 572
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36a Charles Street, Prahran
36acharlesstreet-prahran.com Auction Thursday 24th November at 6.30pm Inspect Thursday 12.15-12.45pm & 5.15-5.45pm & Saturday 1.15-1.45pm 0414 822 579 0400 592 572 0413 309 002
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10 Luxton Road, South Yarra
10luxtonroad-southyarra.com Auction Saturday 12th November at 2.30pm Inspect Thursday 11.30-12noon & Saturday from 2pm 0414 822 579 0413 309 002 0400 592 572
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23 Valentine Avenue, Kew
23valentineavenue-kew.com Auction Saturday 26th November at 11.30am Inspect Thursday 1.15-1.45pm & Saturday 12.30-1pm 0417 003 333 0431 713 205
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14 Queens Parade, Glen Iris
14queensparade-gleniris.com Auction Saturday 26th November at 3.30pm Inspect Thursday 12.30-1pm & Saturday 12.15-12.45pm 0422 576 049 0417 003 333 0438 078 338
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12 St Johns Avenue, Camberwell
12stjohnsavenue-camberwell.com Auction Saturday 26th November at 9.30am Inspect Thursday 1.15-1.45pm & Saturday 3.15-3.45pm 0434 588 664 0418 567 581
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19 Chatsworth Road, Prahran
19chatsworthroad-prahran.com Auction Saturday 26th November at 10.30am Inspect Thursday 1.15-1.45pm & Saturday 11.30-12noon 0410 503 389 0418 994 939
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15 Murchison Street, St Kilda East
15murchisonstreet-stkildaeast.com Auction Saturday 26th November at 10.30am Inspect Thursday 2-2.30pm & Saturday 10-10.30am 0410 325 240 0411 444 930
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43 Ramsay Avenue, Kew East
43ramsayavenue-keweast.com Auction Saturday 26th November at 10.30am Inspect Thursday 12.15-12.45pm & Saturday 11.15-11.45am 0408 090 205 0412 247 175
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160 Gordon Street, Balwyn
160gordonstreet-balwyn.com Auction Saturday 26th November at 2.30pm Inspect Thursday 11.45-12.15pm & Saturday 1.30-2pm 0417 003 333 0402 361 680
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22 St James Road, Armadale
22stjamesroad-armadale.com Auction Saturday 26th November at 10.30am Inspect Thursday 10-10.30am & Saturday 9.30-10am 0408 350 684 0409 427 483 0418 336 234
40 New Street, Armadale
40newstreet-armadale.com Auction Saturday 12th November at 12.30pm Inspect Wednesday 5.30-6pm & Saturday from 12noon 0414 822 579 0400 592 572 0413 309 002
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1/7 Y Street, Ashburton
1-7ystreet-ashburton.com Auction Saturday 26th November at 9.30am Inspect Thursday 1.15-1.45pm & Saturday 11.30-12noon 0422 576 049 0424 552 238
48 Nicholas Street, Ashburton
48nicholasstreet-ashburton.com Auction Saturday 26th November at 12pm Inspect Thursday 1.15-1.45pm & Saturday 12-12.30pm 0438 064 212 0400 633 992
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29 Bevan Street, Balwyn
Auction Saturday 19th November at 12.30pm Inspect Thursday 12.30-1pm & Saturday 1.30-2pm 0412 336 266 0408 004 766
9 Norbert Street, Balwyn
9norbertstreet-balwyn.com Auction Saturday 26th November at 3.30pm Inspect Thursday 1-1.30pm & Saturday 12-12.30pm 0419 325 911 0412 247 175
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17 Davis Avenue, Camberwell
17davisavenue-camberwell.com Auction Saturday 26th November at 11.30am Inspect Thursday 1.15-1.45pm & Saturday 12-12.30pm 0418 691 585 0418 395 349
37 Doonkuna Avenue, Camberwell
37doonkunaavenue-camberwell.com Auction Saturday 19th November at 10.30am Inspect Thursday 11.45-12.15pm & Saturday 2.15-2.45pm 0408 004 766 0412 336 266
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23 Flowerdale Road, Glen Iris
23flowerdaleroad-gleniris.com Auction Saturday 19th November at 12.30pm Inspect Thursday 1-1.30pm & Saturday 11-11.30am 0434 212 271 0412 360 667 0411 676 058
30 Valley Parade, Glen Iris
30valleyparade-gleniris.com Auction Saturday 26th November at 10.30am Inspect Thursday 1.15-1.45pm & Saturday 2-2.30pm 0407 577 007 0408 004 766
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53 Madeline Street, Glen Iris
53madelinestreet-gleniris.com Auction Saturday 26th November at 10.30am Inspect Thursday 2-2.30pm & Saturday 1-1.30pm 0438 064 212 0400 633 992
7 Golden Quadrant, Glen Iris
7goldenquadrant-gleniris.com Auction Saturday 12th November at 2.30pm Inspect Thursday 12.30-1pm & Saturday from 2pm 0418 994 939 0417 352 774 0408 688 784
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22 Chrystobel Crescent, Hawthorn
22chrystobelcrescent-hawthorn.com Auction Saturday 19th November at 11.30am Inspect Thursday 10.15-10.45am & Saturday 11.45-12.15pm 0434 588 664 0417 003 333
336 Riversdale Road, Hawthorn East
336riversdaleroad-hawthorneast.com Auction Saturday 19th November at 11.30am Inspect Thursday 11.45-12.15pm & Saturday 10.45-11.15am 0407 577 007 0414 018 707 0430 224 438
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96 Rathmines Road, Hawthorn East
96rathminesroad-hawthorneast.com Auction Saturday 26th November at 12.30pm Inspect Thursday 2-2.30pm & Saturday 10-10.30am 0408 004 766 0407 577 007
15 Edgevale Road, Kew
15edgevaleroad-kew.com Auction Saturday 12th November at 10.30am Inspect Thursday 2-2.30pm & Saturday from 10am 0417 003 333 0431 713 205
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60 Childers Street, Kew
60childersstreet-kew.com Auction Saturday 26th November at 10.30am Inspect Thursday 11.45-12.15pm & Saturday 12.15-12.45pm 0417 003 333 0476 777 004
86 High Street South, Kew
86highstreet-southkew.com Auction Saturday 12th November at 11.30am Inspect Wednesday 1.30-2pm & Saturday from 11am 0421 286 741 0416 279 966
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2/5 Moorakyne Avenue, Malvern
2-5moorakyneavenue-malvern.com Auction Saturday 26th November at 11.30am Inspect Thursday 11.45-12.15pm & Saturday 3-3.30pm 0418 994 939 0408 688 784 0410 503 389
82 Elizabeth Street, Malvern
82elizabethstreet-malvern.com Auction Saturday 19th November at 10.30am Inspect Wednesday 6-6.30pm & Thursday 1-1.30pm & Saturday 10-10.30am 0419 994 664 0417 554 224
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10/1810 Malvern Road, Malvern East
10-1810malvernroad-malverneast.com Auction Saturday 26th November at 1.30pm Inspect Thursday 1.15-1.45pm & Saturday 2-2.30pm 0417 352 774 0408 688 784
1/380 Waverley Road, Malvern East
380waverleyroad-malverneast.com Auction Saturday 26th November at 12.30pm Inspect Thursday 12.30-1pm & Saturday 1-1.30pm 0411 676 058 0401 546 441 0403 163 355
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6 Karma Avenue, Malvern East
6karmaavenue-malverneast.com Auction Saturday 19th November at 11.30am Inspect Thursday 11-11.30am & Saturday 1.15-1.45pm 0418 994 939 0417 352 774 0408 688 784
287 Richardson Street, Middle Park
287richardsonstreet-middlepark.com Auction Saturday 19th November at 11.30am Inspect Thursday & Saturday 12.30-1pm
0409 856 599 0418 566 916 0435 728 272
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1/16 Francesca Street, Mont Albert North
1-16francescastreet-montalbertnorth.com Auction Saturday 19th November at 10am Inspect Thursday 11.45-12.15pm & Saturday 10-10.30am 0433 654 744 0402 067 710 0402 182 704
25 Kenmare Street, Mont Albert North
25kenmarestreet-montalbertnorth.com Auction Saturday 19th November at 11.30am Inspect Thursday 12.30-1pm & Saturday 11-11.30am 0433 654 744 0402 067 710 0402 182 704
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275 Dandenong Road, Prahran
275dandenongroad-prahran.com Auction Saturday 19th November at 10.30am Inspect Thursday 11.30-12noon & Saturday 10-10.30am 0488 300 800 0499 229 007 0433 262 876
49 McIlwrick Street, Prahran
49mcilwrickstreet-prahran.com Auction Saturday 26th November at 1.30pm Inspect Thursday 2-2.30pm & Saturday 12.15-12.45pm 0418 994 939 0414 701 983 0408 688 784
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"Mimosa" 24 The Crescent, Sassafras
Expressions of Interest Close Tuesday 22nd November at 5pm Inspect Strictly by Prior Appointment 0414 799 343 Fletchers 0418 376 144
164 Cecil Street, South Melbourne
164cecilstreet-southmelbourne.com Auction Saturday 26th November at 3.30pm Inspect Thursday 11.45-12.15pm & Saturday 2-2.30pm 0435 728 272 0409 856 599 0411 669 161
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76 Leopold Street, South Yarra
76leopoldstreet-southyarra.com Auction Saturday 12th November at 10.30am Inspect Thursday 12-12.30pm & Saturday from 10am 0417 554 224 0410 503 389
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95 Guildford Road, Surrey Hills
95guildfordroad-surreyhills.com Auction Saturday 12th November at 12.30pm Inspect Thursday 11-11.30am & 10.45-11.15am Saturday from 12noon 0408 004 766 0406 556 445
Saturday 26 November at 12pm
10B, 516 TOORAK ROAD EXECUTOR’S AUCTION • Area: 185m2 (20 squares) • Two spacious bedrooms (easily converted to 3 bedrooms) • Open plan living and entertaining area • Double lock-up garage Fergus Evans 0433 825 869
• Easy access to Toorak Village, CBD and public transport • Unobstructed 290 degree views to the city, bay and ranges George Takis
0403 259 559
KEW 1/16 Argyle Road Prestige, Privacy And Space
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This impressive front town residence in a garden setting, close to leading schools, transport & shopping centres, offers 3 double BRs (ensuite to main), large living/dining with study zone, well-equipped kitchen (Smeg and Blanco appliances), family bathroom, laundry, 3rd WC & double garage, plus ample storage & reverse-cycle a/c.
AUCTION Sat 19 November at 11am INSPECT Thu 5-5.30 & Sat 11-11.30 GUIDE $960,000 - $1,050,000 CONTACT Bruce Bonnett 0418 333 042 Cameron Ingram 0415 284 844 Kew | 9854 8888
2015 BEST LARGE RESIDENTIAL AGENCY IN AUSTRALIA
IVANHOE EAST 22-24 Hardy Terrace
Spacious Family Living; Idyllic Views You will love this perfect four bedroom oasis for your family. With its spectacular views, that will never be built out, over the treetops of Ivanhoe Golf Course, it boasts formal dining and lounge rooms, a large kitchen, a spacious living and meals area with lovely outlook over the well-tended gardens. Entertaining area with retractable awnings and huge rumpus room. Two cellars. Upstairs, master bedroom (the ’penthouse suite’) with walk-in-robe, ensuite with direct garden access, and spectacular views; three generous bedrooms and a large family bathroom, and study/fifth bedroom. With a double garage; this property is only 12 kilometres from the CBD, but is a haven of natural beauty. Land size 1750sqm (approx.).
AUCTION INSPECT OFFICE CONTACT
Sat 26 November at 3.30pm Thu 1.45-2.15 & Sat 11-11.30 Ivanhoe | 9490 2900 Annalise Newell 0402 937 607 Gordon Hope 0403 613 577
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TOORAK, 4 NOLA COURT A HALLMARK TO 60’S ARCHITECTURE IN A PREMIER COURT Designed by Holgar and Holgar Architects, this elevated c1963 4 bedroom 3 bathroom family home sits on 684sqm. First time offered since built, this well preserved masterpiece features 3 sun drenched inter-connecting living areas opening onto a north-east facing patio and beautifully private gardens; European Oak granite kitchen/meals area, superb main bedroom (dressing room and travertine spa ensuite), 2 fitted bedrooms (BIRs), 4th bedroom/nursery (BIRs & semi ensuite), funky bathroom, cloak room, huge rumpus room, double carport, ducted heating/air conditioning, security alarms and fabulous storage. An excellent renovator or luxury new home/unit site in this coveted court, a short walk to the tram, Mandeville Hall, Beatty Avenue cafes, train and fine schools.
AUCTION: SAT 19TH NOVEMBER AT 12 INSPECT: WED, SAT & SUN 1-1:45
Rodney Morley 0418 321 222 Andrew Tolson 0418 312 542
9826 0000 Live it.
“INGAMICK” 359 Stoneleigh-Settlement Road, Stoneleigh
Land Area: 480 acres – 194 hectares (approx.) on 4 titles For Sale by Public Auction Saturday 26th November at 11.00 am on site To be offered as a whole or in three lots: “Wild Duck Farm” 148 acres – 59 hectares “Spring Plains Farm” 206 acres – 83 hectares “Stone Hut Farm” 126 acres – 51 hectares • Magniﬁcent 5 bedroom home with exceptional appointments, positioned in a superbly presented landscaped garden setting designed by Sam Barber Design • Separate 4 car lockable garage with extensive storage • Ideally suited to cattle and sheep production • Picturesque mountain and valley vistas • Outstanding water supply via numerous dams and the Pohlmans Creek • All lots enjoy panoramic house sites (STCA) and creek frontage • Approx. 1 hour 15 mins to Melbourne CBD
“One of the districts most prominent holdings”
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2 428 Toorak Road, Toorak www.rmprealestate.com.au
“WILD DUCK FARM”, Mia Mia Via Heathcote
David Elford 0498 258 364 Nick Myer 0427 610 278, Elders Kyneton | Web Id 10519822
For Sale by Expressions of Interest, closing Friday 9th December 2016 at 5pm Elders Ballarat Office – Cnr Carngham Rd & Learmonth St, Ballarat Excellent opportunity to purchase a large scale grazing/cropping enterprise which presents as a showpiece property • 722 ha (1758 acres, approx) of highly productive land (3 titles) in the renowned Western District of Victoria, 2 hours from Melbourne • Impressive, architecturally-designed homestead of rammed earth, copper cladding and polished concrete ﬂoors overlooking the springfed lake. This large home features 4 bedrooms (large upstairs master with ensuite, WIR and balcony). Separate formal dining; large lounge with adjacent library/reading room; study, huge laundry/tack room; modern kitchen with quality appliances. Outdoor kitchen with several external entertaining areas. • Fertile basalt soils with highly productive permanent pastures. • High quality water reticulated to all paddocks • Two additional dwellings; large machinery shed; 2 shearing sheds with modern sheep yards; hayshed and two 85 tonne silos. • Substantial income stream from the Stockyard Hill Windfarm with no towers visible from the homestead.
Bram Gunn 0400 683 222, Sean Simpson 0418 320 335 Nick Myer 0427 610 278, Elders Ballarat | Web Id 10593169
Expressions of Interest
eldersrealestate.com.au “NARDOO” and “BURRABADEEN” Tarwin Lower
“One of Victoria’s finest rural holdings” Expression of Interest closing 15th December at 5.00pm at Elders Melbourne • Land area: 3,089.8 acres – 1,250.4 hectares (approx.) • Stunning fully renovated 5 bedroom Guildford Bell designed homestead positioned in a north facing parklike garden setting • Outstanding farming improvements incorporating a 4 bedroom residence, two separate 3 bedroom cottages, 2 shearing sheds with adjoining sheep yards, 2 cattle yards and extensive machinery and hay shedding • Exceptional fencing throughout, including an all-weather internal road and centralised laneway system • Abundance of natural water – approximately 1,000mm average annual rainfall • Ideally suited to cattle – sheep – cropping – dairy – horticulture – ecotourism in addition to potential carbon credit opportunities • Outstanding opportunity for the establishment of a luxury resort, golf course, hotel, leisure centre and further ecotourism (STCA) • Picturesque views overlooking Bass Strait, including kilometres of foreshore and pristine beach frontage • 2.7km to Tarwin Lower – under 2 hours from Melbourne CBD
Don Olden 0417 805 312, Nick Myer 0427 610 278 Elders Melbourne | Web Id 10610827
Expression of Interest
13-15 Mount Duneed Road Mount Duneed High-end 5 acre (2.02 Ha approx.) lifestyle property. Sweeping coastal views. Luxury Malishev home. OP kitchen/living, master suite, cinema, study, DLUG. Four semi en suite BRs above. Enviable alfresco entertaining. Heated self-clean pool. Outdoor kitchen. Shed with games room. Close to Ring Road, Geelong, beaches. 90’ to Melbourne.
EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST Closing Monday 28th November at 5.00pm VIEW Saturday 1.30-2.00pm | PRICE Contact Agent Peter Lindeman 0418 525 609 | Barwon Heads Office 03 5254 1688 rtedgar.com.au
658 Bacchus Marsh Road Bullengarook Architecturally-designed house on 130 acres (approx.). Large living area connected by a central hallway, 5 bedrooms, three bathrooms, 2 car garage & workshop. Large windows overlook garden, swimming pool & pergola area. Rock walls, timber polished hardwood floors, cathedral ceilings, jet master OFP, double glazed windows & hydronic heating. 3 tanks holding 85,500 litres provide domestic water. Stable complex with 2 horse boxes, tack area (separate float parking). 9 main paddocks & garden have reticulated water from a bore & 5 dams. Outbuildings include hay shed, cattle yards & crush. 658bacchusmarshroadbullengarook.com AUCTION Saturday 19th November at 2.00pm (Unless Sold Prior) VIEW Contact Agent | PRICE $1,600,000-$1,750,000 Rhys Nuttall 0438 383 221 | Helen Gray 0438 563 519 rtedgar.com.au NOVEMBER 9, 2016 \ THE WEEKLY REVIEW 211
85 Shannons Lane Kerrie A grand stone house features 3 bedrooms, ensuite and WIR to the master, with BIRâ€™s, kitchen, meals, family, formal lounge room, billiard/rumpus room which overlook panoramic views across the Kerrie Valley. Separate quest quarters, 1 bedroom including ensuite. Hydronic and ducted heating this residence is an entertainers dream while providing all the comforts of a grand family home in this quiet, hidden valley. This lifestyle property offers 41 acres with charming summer house off the tennis court, good fencing, bore water, dam, water tanks, paved/lit driveway, established gardens, sprawling lawns and automatic wrought iron gates. Airport, approx. 35 mins or CBD, 55 mins. 85shannonslanekerrie.com AUCTION Saturday 3rd December at 1.00pm (Unless Sold Prior) VIEW Saturday 2.00-3.00pm | PRICE Contact Agent
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3330 Romsey Road Chintin “A unique rural holding of historical significance” Magnificent 6 bedroom, 2 storey Victorian homestead (c.1867) positioned in a stunning elevated garden setting. Comfortable 3 bedroom residence, Olympic size manége (60m x 40m), 6 designated horse paddocks, 4 with ventilated horse shelters, cattle yards, 2 machinery sheds, 3 stand shearing shed with adjoining sheep yards, outstanding water supply via numerous dams and troughs in addition to 2.5km of Deep Creek frontage (approx.), picturesque valley views. Ideally suited to cattle, sheep, equine, cropping or stud pursuits. An exceptional land banking opportunity. Located just 35 minutes from Melbourne International Airport and 60 minutes to Melbourne CBD (approx.) Land Area: 1,003 Acres – 405.9 Hectares (approx.) TENDER Closing Thursday 8th December at 5.00pm (Unless Sold Prior) VIEW Strictly By Appointment Only
Warwick Anderson 0418 320 873 | Rhys Nuttall 0438 383 221 CONJ. AGENT Elders Melbourne - Bob Sherwell 0418 363 473 | Nick Myer 0427 610 278 NOVEMBER 9, 2016 \ The weekly review 213
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Need a tradesman? Deal direct with a group of tradies that have worked together for almost twenty years. A complete Home Renovation / Maintenance group that can help with all trades & services, small to large jobs. Contact: 1800 4 TRADES (1800 487 233). Address: 737 Burwood Rd Hawthorn
BATHROOMS AND KITCHENS GIA Bathrooms and Kitchens
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FENCING Websters Fencing
Registered Building Practitioner Building quality timber fences in Stonnington and Boroondara since 1982. Websters Fencing provides a tailored and reliable service, with the experience to ensure quality and longevity of your fence. We specialise in boundary fencing, including fences over two metres high. Please call Les Webster between 7.00am and 7.00pm for a quote: Mob: 0417 356 608 1231754-HM25-16
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HAIRDRESSERS WAS Hairdressing
Warren Ansell Salon is a unique salon specialising in colour, straightening, wigs, hairpieces and extensions. New foil package 1/2 head of foil highlights style cut and blowave $155. Bio Ionic hair-straightening with a free colour or treatment for $599. A huge range of wigs, hair extensions, irons and blowdryers. Contact: 9882 5311 Or shop online at:
BLINDS & SHUTTERS
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A/P Shutters & Blinds Highest quality
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Page Doors & Blinds Roller blinds.
Rent-A-Bomb Car Rentals Specialising in new and used car rentals with over 37 years experience. With a large range of new and used cars, we have your rental needs covered. Contact us on 13 15 63 or
CLUTTER RESCUE Total-E-Tailer Sold your home, renovating or wanting to get rid of unwanted goods? Clean up with my help. Let me help you sell your unwanted goods and turn it into $$. We sell used furniture, kitchens, bathrooms and home decor. Contact: 0425 329 247.
CONCRETING Concrete Warrior Specialising in exposed aggregate, plain concrete, stencil work, form work and street footing. All concrete work. Fully licenced and insured. Call now for a free quote. Contact: Mazen 0424 430 334.
COURIER SERVICES Pack & Send We provide total courier
in designing quality window coverings for the home, office or builders/architects on time and within budget. Showroom: 391 Camberwell Rd, Camberwell, or let us come to you. Contact: 1300 884 838 or 9882 3332.
and freight delivery services and complete packaging solutions for customers in and around Hawthorn and Richmond. You can drop off your goods at our Service Centre or we can pick up from your door - it’s your choice. Our freight solutions include domestic, international and domestic deliveries. 469 Riversdale Road, Hawthorn East. Contact: 9813 4522.
Bracken Blinds & Shutters Specialises
GARDEN SERVICES Groundswell Design & Management * Regular garden maintenance * Garden design and plant selection * Garden clean ups and Renovations Garden management solutions and professional service. Contact: 0433 766 923
HANDYMAN Chuck Lau Home Improvements
Handyman, small job specialist, all maintenance, defects and repairs works, minor construction and demolition, kitchen/ bathroom refurnish refit works, plaster restoration, tiling, carpentry, painting, grouting, accredited waterproofing. Expert troubleshooting. Contact: Chuck 0438 702 988 1144215-DJ28-14
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Deckseal Revival Pty Ltd Melbourne’s
J.L Hutt Electrical Specialising in all electrical installations: Extensions/ Refurbishments, Stove/Oven/Hot Water Repair, Switchboard upgrades, House Rewires, TV/Phone/Data, Safety switches. Free quotes. 24 hour service. Lic 17824. Contact: Jason 0411 300 772. www.jlhuttelectrical.com.au
Websters Fencing Registered Building Practitioner. Building quality timber fences in Stonnington and Boroondara since 1982. Websters Fencing provides a tailored and reliable service, with the experience to ensure quality and longevity of fences. Specialising in boundary fencing, including fences over two metres. Contact: Les Webster between 7.00am and 7.00pm for a quote. Mob: 0417 356 608
Town and Country Gardens Personalised service including solving existing garden problems, plant health checks & revamping or establishing a new garden. Practical, professional advice & garden designs ensuring your gardening needs are fulfilled. Contact: 9822 3305. www.townandcountrygardens.com.au
Groundswell Gardens Bringing gardens
to life since 1990. Qualified Gardeners providing all aspects of garden maintenance and renovation including hedging, expert pruning, fertilising, soil conditioning and mulching. Garden design and plant knowledge. Customer Satisfaction every time. Contact: 9885 3949
BULK BILLING MEDICAL CLINIC Koornang Road Medical Centre
Full Bulk Billing Family Medical Practice. Pathology blood collection. Paediatric Care. Minor surgical procedures. Psychological Services. Family Planning & Contraceptive advice. Over Female GP available 45 to 49 and 75+ health assessments. Immunisation and travel advice. Mon-Fri 9am – 6pm - Sat 1pm – 6pm Open Public Holidays.
85 Koornang Road, Carnegie. (Enter through Carnegie Chemart Pharmacy) Phone 9939 3707 or 9077 4785 www.koornangmedical.com 1234963-LN30-16
THE HOME DIRECTORY HAIRDRESSERS WAS Hairdressing Warren Ansell Salon is a unique salon specialising in colour, straightening, wigs, hairpieces and extensions. New foil package 1/2 head of foil highlights style cut and blowave $149. Bio Ionic hair-straightening with a free colour or treatment for $599. A huge range of wigs, hair extensions, irons and blow-dryers. Or shop online at:
HOME FURNISHINGS Next Home Furnishings Visit our large showroom & discover 1000’s of metres of beautiful fabrics. Purchase by the metre or order in any brand. DIY, custom made window furnishings / cushions, upholstery service. Free measure and quote. 1346 Toorak Road Camberwell
Contact: 9889 2213. www.nextfurnishings.com.au
Click4Trades Need a tradesman? Deal direct with a group of tradies that have worked together for almost twenty years. A complete Home Renovation / Maintenance group that can help with all trades & services, small to large jobs.
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HOME RENOVATIONS & EXT
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pride in giving our clients the best level of professional Arboricultural services to meet their needs. We have a holistic approach to the value and care of trees and their addition to the landscape. We are experienced, qualiﬁed and insured arborists. Contact us for a free quote. Contact: Russell 0411 257 793.
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Koornang Road Medical Centre Full
Bulk Billing. Family Medical Practice. Pathology blood collection. Paediatric Care. Minor surgical procedures. Over 45 to 49 and 75+ health assessments. Mon-Fri 9am 6pm Sat 1pm - 6pm Open Public Holidays. 85 Koornang Road, Carnegie. (Enter through Carnegie Chemart Pharmacy) Phone 99393707 or 90774785
Matt’s Painting & Decorating
Personalised, highly efﬁcient and motivated team. Free quotes, prompt service and high quality paint ﬁnish. Experienced porters paintapplicator and specialist in wall paper hanging. We don’t just paint, we create Contact: 0418 384 620.
CRIMSAFE Protect your Home and Family. Hi-Light Group, Melbourne’s premier manufacturer and installer of CRIMSAFE Security Products. Doors - Windows Enclosures. See showroom 110 Burwood Hwy Burwood. Free Measure and Quote. Contact: 9808 9559
Approve planning permits • All projects architecturally designed • Registered builder • Specialising in Bespoke renovations and joinery • Full warranty on all jobs • Guaranteed start and ﬁnish dates • Only quality products used.
Specialising in exposed aggregate, plain concrete, stencil work, form work and street footing. All concrete work. Fully licenced and insured. Call now for a free quote. Contact: Mazen 0424 430 334.
BLINDS A/P Shutters & Blinds Highest quality blinds and Timber Plantation Shutters at Melbourne’s best prices. Specialising in all other window furnishings including Holland Blinds, Sun Screens, Awning, Venetians, Romans and Curtains. Contact: 9818 1133
Frank Duke Total tree care, including reshaping or removals. Third-generation owner, 56 years experience. Complete customer satisfaction with individual assessment. Contact: Paul 9509 4768 Almara Cabinets Winners of the Australian Achievers’ Award. Customerdesigned wardrobes, wall units, bookshelves, guaranteed quality. Showroom: 145-147 Williams Rd, Dandenong. Contact: 9793 8233.
Windows 1 We specialise in the supply and installation of replacement windows and doors – timber, aluminium or PVC. Our staff are fully qualiﬁed ensuring quality work. No job too big or too small. Member of MBA and HIA. To replace your old, tired, rotting windows please call us for a free, no obligation measure and quote. Contact: 9703 1530
Rent-A-Bomb Car Rentals R
R Rent-A-Bomb Car Rentals is a reliable and affordable car hire company with h 12 locations in 3 states, 1 oopen 7 days a week. With a large range of new and used cars and 37 years experience, we have your rental car needs covered. Call 13 15 63 or
TREE SERVICES Assured Tree Care Pty Ltd
We take pride in giving our clients the best level of professional Arboricultural services to meet their needs. We have a holistic approach to the value and care of trees and their addition to the landscape. We are experienced, qualiﬁed and insured arborists. Contact us for a free quote. Contact: Russell 0411 257 793.
A/P Shutters & Blinds Highest quality
Timber Plantation Shutters at Melbourne’s best prices guaranteed. Also specialising in all other window furnishings including Awnings and Roller Blinds. Email: email@example.com Contact: 9818 1133.
COURIER SERVICES Pack & Send Hawthorn
Malvern Windows Specialists in manufacture, supply and installation of period style timber windows. Additional areas of expertise range from; double glazing, sashcords, rot repair and complete window replacements. Call Brett for a no obligation quote. Contact: Brett Smyk 0409 870 016
Protect your Home and Family. Hi-Light Group, Melbourne’s premier manufacturer and installer of CRIMSAFE Security Products. Doors - Windows - Enclosures. See showroom 110 Burwood Hwy Burwood.
Free Measure and Quote. Contact: 9808 9559
Deckseal Revival Pty Ltd
Melbourne’s deck care & maintenance professionals. Residential and Commercial: Deck Sanding, cleaning & sealing. Concrete & paving cleaning and sealing. Delivering a beautiful and
We provide total courier and freight delivery services and complete packaging solutions for customers in and around Hawthorn, Richmond. You can drop off your goods at our Service Centre or we can pick up from your door - it’s your choice. Contact: 9813 4522.
long lasting deck surface. Contact: Brian 0410 537 164.
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RoomFour • Quality Tradesmen •
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Winners of the Australian Achievers award. Customer designed wardrobes, wall units, bookshelves, guaranteed quality. Showroom: 145 – 147 Williams Road Dandenong. Contact: 9793 8233.
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