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heritage home

WHEN LOVE FINDS A HERITAGE HOME

They say that true love always triumphs. Graham Higgins is lucky enough to have seen the prophecy come true twice.

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FLEURIEU PENINSULA RESTORATION

FLEURIEU PENINSULA RESTORATION

An encounter at a picnic meeting culminated in the restoration of one of Fleurieu Peninsula’s homesteads.

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PORT PHILLIP BAY HIDEAWAY

PORT PHILLIP BAY HIDEAWAY

The best of country and beach living, a love of fresh produce and plenty of space for their many commercial coffee machines drew this family to an old house perched above Port Phillip Bay.

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renovation

QUEENSLANDER RENOVATION

Fine architectural foundations, a talent for project management and diy, and access to dental tools have all contributed to this character-laden renovation of a classic Queenslander.

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sydney home

A COLOURFUL SYDNEY HOME

The wonderful world of colour has opened doors to an absorbing new career for a former Sydney nurse. Colour is both a precise science and an absorbing career path.

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rose harvest mildura

SUE CLOHESY’S STUNNING ROSE HARVEST MILDURA HOME

Sue Clohesy’s talent for interior styling has left its mark on many houses in her Victorian hometown of Mildura, with tourists who visit her landmark homewares store every year.

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DAYLESFORD RETREAT

DAYLESFORD RETREAT

Interior designer and stylist, Rachael Leslie, has redefined the notion of creative space in her Daylesford home and guest house. She is certainly expected to continue the tradition.

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kitchen

NEW ZEALAND’S FIRST LADY OF THE KITCHEN

Whether she’s at home in Auckland or at her country bolthole overlooking Lake Wanaka, growing fresh produce and cooking it is in the dna of Annabel Langbein

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HOUSE

LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE

The doyenne of shabby chic, Rachel Ashwell, credits the inspiration for her bed and breakfast in the tiny Texan town of round top to part aesthetic from Marie Antoinette.

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MOUNTAIN HIGH HINTERLAND HOME

MOUNTAIN HIGH HINTERLAND HOME

Sunshine Coast Hinterland residents Betty and Terry Stokes have transformed a bare block of land into a perfect pocket of paradise

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A REFUGE IN THE CITY

A REFUGE IN THE CITY

Margot and Andrew Perkins may live in the inner city, but above all else their hearts are firmly planted in the bush. Extensions and renovations created the house that would accommodate all their needs

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Urban Barn

AN URBAN BARN

Serial renovator Vanessa Goulmy took inspiration from the resourceful Depression era for the renovation of her inner-Brisbane Queenslander.

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town and country

TOWN AND COUNTRY LIVING

A Sydney couple divide their time between Sydney and their vineyard on the NSW south coast

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Danish house

DELIGHTFUL DANISH HOUSE

Stunning sea views and a house filled with natural light and bright spaces make a perfect setting for cheerful colours and design.

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Historical restoration

HISTORICAL RESTORATIONS

Crumbling walls, rotting floorboards and proprietorial locals were among the many challenges this victorian couple had to contend with in their restoration.

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Queensland family home

QUEENSLAND FAMILY HOME

A century-old Queenslander has been given a new lease on life in Brisbane’s northern suburbs.

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Blue Mountains retreat

BLUE MOUNTAINS RETREAT

No detail has been overlooked in the stunning French provincial makeover of this exclusive retreat in the NSW Blue Mountains.

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Woolmers Estate

WOOLMERS ESTATE

If you’ve ever wondered what life was like for the landed gentry in colonial days, a visit to Woolmers Estate reveals all.

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Traditional house

TRADITIONAL HOME WITH A CONTEMPORARY TWIST

Inspired by the traditional Queenslander, this Brisbane home has a delightfully contemporary feel.

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Mollymook Sea Change

A MOLLYMOOK SEA CHANGE

Moving far from family, friends and familiarity is never easy. It is 20 years since former Canberra couple Vivien and Lachlan Badham made such a decision, but it’s one they made without regrets.

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Mudgee house

A RIVERSIDE RETREAT IN MUDGEE

A secluded location, an environmentally friendly design and a highly tuned artistic aesthetic are a winning combination for this Mudgee home.

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French home

A FRENCH HOUSE TO CALL HOME

For artist Cher Hélène Drake, life in the south of France is a symphony of sunshine and freedom.

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Goldston House

THE GOLDSTON HOUSE

The mayor of the central Queensland city of Rockhampton, Margaret Strelow, welcomes us to her historic home.

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FRENCH PROVINCIAL STYLE

FRENCH PROVINCIAL STYLE

By doing what they love, interiors stylist Helen King and her conductor husband, Adrian, have successfully transposed their lives from the UK to sunny Queensland.

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Blair Athol 3

GRAND DESIGNS AT BLAIR ATHOL ESTATE

Kim Kelleher may have bought Blair Athol Estate on a whim, but the elegant manor house has allowed her to realise her grandest dreams.

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Historic Homestead

A HOME WITH HISTORY

Katherine Rowe is the new custodian of historic Mackerode homestead at Burra in South Australia’s Mid-North.

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A PASSION FOR THE COLOUR BLUE

A PASSION FOR THE COLOUR BLUE

Ellie Ramsay’s home is a tribute to years of hard work and a passion for blue, specifically indigo.

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Elegant Country Weekender

ELEGANT COUNTRY WEEKENDER

As the saying goes, simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. A Queensland couple has achieved just that with their country weekender.

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The perfect home

THE PERFECT HOME

Kylea and Grant Wilson used an extended working holiday to hone the style and design of their dream home.

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Bohemian home

A BOHEMIAN STYLE HOME

Kirsty Ballentine-Turnbull brings equal measures of wanderlust and passion for a cool bohemian aesthetic to her homewares importing business.

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A Broad Canvas

A BROAD CANVAS

Gail Gregson’s home is a joyous tribute to the prodigious talents of her late husband and their many creative friends.

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Montville

A FARMHOUSE IN THE HINTERLANDS

The planets aligned for yoga teacher Rose Hawkins with a move to the Sunshine Coast hinterland.

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Equestrian's home

AN EQUESTRIAN’S HOME

We visit equestrian Mary Hanna at her Victorian home as she swings into the saddle to prepare for her fifth Olympic Games.

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High Country Hideaway

HIGH COUNTRY HIDEAWAY

Diana McInnes’s many lives as a stylist, graphic designer, ski instructor and avid collector inform her high country hideaway.

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Garden Artistry

GARDEN ARTISTRY

Christobel and Tom Comerford have sprinkled stardust over a backyard and nature strip in central Victoria to the delight of the neighbourhood.

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Mica Grange Open Garden Sculpture Exhibition

OPEN GARDEN TURNED SCULPTURE EXHIBITION

What started as a means of drawing attention to an open garden has developed into a splendid twice-yearly sculpture exhibition.

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Tickler Tank

TICKLE TANK

Tickle Tank, the enchanting water tank turned home and garden, will do more than just tickle your fancy. This house, and its talented owner, is bound to capture your imagination.

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Dutch family's sea change

A DUTCH FAMILY’S SEA CHANGE

After tiring of the long hours running bars and restaurants, this Dutch couple decided it was time for a sea change.

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Wellington Point

PARADISE POINT

Picturesque Wellington Point has oodles of charm and a relaxed seaside village appeal. Long-time residents Margaret and Kim Harwood bought a former B&B and turned it into a large and welcoming family home.

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Perth Hills

A HOME IN THE HILLS

Chris and Mary Woodward’s home in the Perth Hills is a colourful celebration of the arts, music, good food and sustainable living. It’s also HQ for Mary’s number one cause, the Pobblebonk frog.

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