The striking home at 22 Clarke St, Prahran will go to auction on December 1.
Gallery owner Anna Pappas has listed her edgy work of art Prahran abode.
The Melbourne Art Foundation chairman and Australian Commercial Galleries Association president has price hopes of $2.7-$2.9 million for 22 Clarke St.
Architect Toby Reed of Nervegna-Reed created the contemporary four-bedroom design on behalf of Ms Pappas, who runs her Anna Pappas Gallery nearby, nine years ago.
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Inside the statement home.
Smart use of skylights is a feature throughout the stylish pad.
The main ensuite is really something.
Marshall White agent Dean Gilbert said an expansive lower living area was set up as a private home gallery but could suit as a basement or library and sitting area.
“It’s very cutting edge contemporary architecture,” he said.
Polished concrete, black steel, solid timber and natural Brazilian tiles combine with strategically placed skylights and windows “to define distinctive interior spaces that are as striking as they are functional”, the listing notes.
A huge skylit main ensuite with concrete bath is a highlight.
The statement home had become too big for the needs of Ms Pappas and her partner, who divided their time between Melbourne and Greece, Mr Gilbert said.
Anna Pappas at her Prahran gallery in 2010.
Tiles add texture and colour to different spaces.
Indoor-outdoor entertaining can flow.
The property has about 364sq m of internal space and will be auctioned on December 1.
Between Chapel and High Sts and Malvern and Williams Rds, it’s walking distance to Hawksburn village and station, Victoria Gardens park, Chapel St and Prahran Market.
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