When Sonia Post and Glenn Manison purchased their 1960s home in Elsternwick, it was, by their own account, devoid of any real mid century charm.
‘We tried and tried and tried to buy an amazing mid century architect designed house, but we couldn’t afford the good ones as they are so popular and way over our budget!’ recalls Sonia. ‘When we found this house we decided it was so plain and lacking in interesting features, maybe no-one else would like it and we could be in with a chance!’
Despite being a little run down and not particularly ‘fancy’, Sonia and Glenn could see the potential here. They were successful at the auction, and set about updating and re-styling their home, with the assistance of friend and architect Grant Cheyne.
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