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Victorian real estate through the eras on the property market

Written by The ReReport
As seen in the Source link, written by realestate.com.au on 2020-01-16 14:36:00

Retro 70s house in Gembrook

Lance Petrie and Fiona Kozub are living in the ‘70s in Gembrook. Picture: Josie Hayden

We’ve just entered a new decade, which will undoubtedly bring new styles and trends in housing.

But sometimes, there’s nothing wrong with living in the past.

There are some fantastic time capsules from different eras on the market across Victoria.

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1890s

3832 CRESWICK-NEWSTEAD RD, ALLENDALE

Price guide: $1.495-$1.64 million

3832 Creswick Newstead Rd, Allendale is filled with period flourishes.

The spectacular entry way.

Period charm hits you the moment you step through the door of this Victorian homestead with a grand leadlight entrance.

The five-bedroom house is filled to the brim with immaculate century-old flourishes, including ornate fireplaces, pressed-metal ceilings, ornate cornices and bay windows.

Manicured gardens with neat hedges and a fruit orchard, fenced paddocks and a dam fill the remainder of the 8.3ha block.

Buxton Ballarat’s Mark Nunn is handling the sale of the property, which is 25 minutes north of Ballarat and carries a $1.495-$1.64 million price guide.

The house dates back to the 1890s.

It has a $1.495-$1.64 million price guide.

1920s

56 WILGAH ST, ST KILDA EAST

Price guide: $2-$2.2 million

56 Wilgah St, St Kilda East has retained Art Deco style.

Check out those panelled walls.

This 1920s residence oozes Art Deco charm, with a recent renovation retaining its original pressed ceilings, panelled walls and leadlight windows.

The three-bedroom home’s immaculate white interior contrasts beautifully with dark herringbone floors.

And modern touches blend seamlessly with the old-world features — best displayed in the kitchen containing marble benchtops, soft-closing drawers, and stainless-steel Miele appliances.

It’s up for grabs via Follet & Co’s Ryan Fisher, with a $2-$2.2 million price guide.

The modern kitchen blends in seamlessly.

One of the home’s three bedrooms.

1950s

58 PRINCE CHARLES ST, CLAYTON

Price guide: $1.15-$1.25 million for February 29 auction

Welcome to the 1950s at 58 Prince Charles St.

The retro kitchen.

With a red brick facade, terracotta-tiled roof, green kitchen, boldly-carpeted living room and Hills hoist in the backyard, this Clayton pad is straight out of the ‘50s.

The time capsule has belonged to the same family since it was built seven decades ago, according to selling agency Ray White Clayton.

The 720sq m property — featuring a separate building containing a laundry, workshop and garage — is due to be auctioned on February 29 for $1.15-$1.25 million.

The house has plenty of colour.

The backyard, complete with a Hills hoist.

1970s

3090 GEMBROOK-LAUNCHING PLACE RD, GEMBROOK

Pride guide: $720,000

1970s style infiltrates 3090 Gembrook-Launching Place Rd.

The owners spent a decade restoring the ‘70s flair.

This groovy Gembrook home looks like it’s been kept in immaculate condition since the ‘70s — but there’s more to it than meets the eye.

Owners Fiona Kozub and Lance Petrie spent a decade restoring “pretty much all the 1970s style” into the brick house.

It now features whimsical wallpaper, a vinyl couch, retro kitchen and a swinging music studio.

“(We) have spent years collecting a lot of stuff from flea markets,” Ms Kozub said.

They’re now selling the home for $720,000, via Ranges First National’s Mick Dolphin, to “shake things up a bit”.

The wallpaper is a winner.

The music studio.

2020s

20 MONTFORD CLOSE, BLAIRGOWRIE

Price guide: $4.2 million

Contemporary cool at 20 Montfort Close, Blairgowrie.

Clean lines and understated colours define the interior.

This brand-new build brings contemporary coastal chic to the market, boasting minimalist style with clean lines, high-end finishes and an understated colour scheme.

The floorplan is also super modern, featuring big open spaces and seamlessly blending indoor and outdoor living.

A tennis court and pool complete the 2929sq m property, which was created by contemporary home builders InForm and is asking $4.2 million through Peninsula Sotheby’s managing director Rob Curtain.

The house was just finished.

The resort-style grounds.

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