Month: November 2022

Renowned architect’s coastal creation up for grabs in prized Perth suburb

Bespoke architecture with a modern yet timeless theme meets a relaxed coastal vibe in this Cottesloe showstopper, which spans three levels.

Built in 2015 and designed by architect Tim Wright, Gabby and David Sneddon wanted a home in a quiet street, in contrast to the hustle and bustle of Hong Kong and Changi where they had lived for more than 10 years.

The outside of a home in Cottesloe in Perth

The architect-designed home is visually stunning from the street. Picture:

“The brief was very much around clean architectural lines,” Mr Sneddon said of 13 Lillian Street.

“As you enter the front, it’s an open flow.

“As you enter the front, it’s a full open flow to the back and we have used fairly unique materials. One example is travertine, which flows from the front porch basically, the front steps, all the way to the back of the house and all around the outside areas, including the swimming

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Gold Coast Hinterland ‘floating home’ is Qld’s hottest new build

159 Nathanvale Dr, Mount Nathan

A contemporary Gold Coast Hinterland acreage property that appears to float over the bush is Queensland’s hottest home of the week.

The striking new build at 159 Nathanvale Dr, Mount Nathan notched up the most views of any residential property listed for sale on over the last seven days.

But while the estate is set over more than 30 acres of rural land, there’s nothing country about the sophisticated styling of this luxury abode.

Known as the Allawah Estate, the home is marketed by Talei Kelly and David Manby, of LJ Hooker Property Hub, and goes under the hammer on Sunday.

The two-storey home was an owner-builder project by DC House, and has four bedrooms and a home office or media room, three bathrooms plus powder room, and a triple garage with polished concrete floors.

The home appears to float over its bush

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The Block, mark 2: 9 Normanhurst homes for auction with $1 reserve

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It’s like The Block is coming back to Sydney.

Nine properties are set to come up for sale at a charity auction with a price guide of just $1.

The properties in Normanhurst consist of eight freestanding four bedroom brick houses and a vacant block of land – reminiscent of the type of auctions seen on The Block.

While the properties are being marketed by Ray White Upper North Shore agent Thomas Merriman alongside Saliba Estates Agents’ Josh Saliba with a $1 guide and $1 reserve, their total value could be in excess of $12m when they sell.

64 Mount Pleasant Ave, Normanhurst

64 Mount Pleasant Ave, Normanhurst.

The properties are currently owned by the Seventh Day Adventist Church, with plans for the proceeds from the sale to go towards service apartments for nurses from the Sydney Adventist Hospital in Wahroonga.
The sale includes properties ranging from 64 to 77 on Mount Pleasant Ave.


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Melbourne Storm former captain Jesse Bromwich auctions house in Melbourne’s southeast

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Melbourne Storm’s ex-captain Jesse Bromwich sold a Bentleigh East house today.

Melbourne Storm’s recently-departed captain Jesse Bromwich and wife Lez scored $1.53m when a Bentleigh East house they own sold in a “cracker” auction today.

The sale was one of about 1040 auctions expected across the state this week, according to PropTrack.

A preliminary 58 per cent clearance rate was recorded from 774 early results available.

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Dozens of ritzy Melbourne mansions for sale after $80m Toorak record set

The Bromwichs’ renovated four-bedroom house sold for $80,000 above the $1.45m reserve.

Boasting an alfresco entertaining area featuring a deck, outdoor kitchen with built-in barbecue and swimming pool, the property attracted three bidders.

Ray White Oakleigh agent Nick Strilakos declined to comment on the vendors but public records show it is

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Construction Starting at Luxury Apartment Project on Channel 10 Site

Construction is just about to start at a striking new apartment project in Forest Hill, in Melbourne’s east.

MAX Apartments is the latest instalment in the Forest Ridge development, a new neighbourhood offering the best of leafy east Melbourne lifestyle.  

True to their name, MAX apartments offers maximum size, style, comfort and mountain views.

Anne Flaherty, economist at, says this pocket of the city has an abundance of local schools, universities and parklands, which makes it a great fit for families. Plus, its surrounding nature is matched by its wealth of local amenities.

“One of advantages of this particular area is how connected it is,” Flaherty says. “There’s lots of retail amenity — it has everything you need. But at the same time, it’s not very far from the Dandenong Ranges and has easy connectivity to the CBD.”

Home buyers have increasingly been seeing the attraction of the

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