This vintage 1970′s Doncaster home of designer Melissa Webb sports many design elements and interiors that you will not really find in the more contemporary homes. The use of black grey pink cream and green marble walls along with sandstone blocks with some of them even containing some amazing fossils makes this home truly one of a kind!
The use of rough sawn lumber with the horizontal screens is both cost effective and achieves the look that its owners wanted which is supposedly a more natural texture that blends into surroundings rather than an artificial look achieved by use of modern material. Simple elegant and relaxing …
The upper floor features three bedrooms including one master with walk-in wardrobe private balcony and ensuite bathroom with a soak tub. A family bathroom compliments the two smaller bedrooms. The lower level is fully equipped with an expansive chef’s kitchen formal dining area and informal entertainment and living spaces. The penthouse opens onto a stunning 90 square meter patio with glass a windbreak to shelter the family and guests as they take in the awe-inspiring inner city views.
The buyer purchased two adjoining penthouse apartments which were then merged into one massive living and entertainment area covering a total of 958 square meters. In addition to the opulent apartments the occupant has full access to the apartment block’s other facilities including 25-meter pool gym massage sauna and steam room luxury 22-seat cinema conference room dry store and communal wine cellar. (more details)
Some of the many green measures include the use of recycled Blackbutt timber in an extensive fashion both on outside and for the interiors to cut down both costs and carbon footprint high-performance glazing helps in better insulation and hence tones down the power bills in both the summer and the winter smart design and thermal insulation.
The interior sprawls over 280 square meters of living space in which there are two ensuite bedrooms a master bedroom with a walk-in wardrobe and an additional room with extensive shelving and storage that can be used as an extra bedroom or a study.
Lastly there’s a suspended wood-structured volume that will make you feel like you’re living in a tree — given the amazing views; it’s where you wanna be for your peaceful moments for meditation or just to relax. The modern design of the house the modern furniture and the fresh colors (plenty of white green and blue) makes of this place an oasis of comfort and relaxation where you can admire the beauty of nature.