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A European-Style, Beachside Melbourne Apartment!

The 1920s St Kilda apartment of friends John Wares and Peter Papadopoulos has been completely reconfigured in a beautiful renovation.


An Artist’s Art Deco Apartment With Incredible Views Of Bondi Beach!

Daimon Downey and Georgia Gorman live above a surf shop, with sweeping views of Bondi Beach. Does it get any more Sydney than that?!


Revisiting An Eclectic Family Beach House

Melbourne PR whiz Kate Dinon shares her stunning family retreat in Balnarring, with interiors by Chelsea Hing.


A Family Home Full Of Warmth, Fit For A Colour Queen!

This Merricks North abode of Alex McCabe (one half of Kip&Co) is nestled among an abundance of pinot gris vines!
Lucy Feagins


The Best Beach Houses Of 2019

With summer holiday well underway, we’re revisiting some of our favourite beachside homes of 2019!
Miriam McGarry


A Serene, Handcrafted Home In Byron Bay

Architectural designer Zana Wright shares her beautiful home in Byron Bay, designed for two generations of family.


An Easy, Breezy, Beautiful Bangalow Home – Transformed On A Budget!

A tiny 60sqm fibro shack, transformed into a bright family home in the Rainbow Region.


The Impossibly Chic Chyka Weekender!

The Mornington Peninsula home of media personality, entertainer extraordinaire, and entrepreneur Chyka Keebaugh!


A Colourful Family Beach Shack, Wrapped In Shingles!

Kip&Co co-founder Kate Heppell shares her colourful 1970's family beach shack in Sorrento, Victoria.


The Timeless Beachside Home Of A Magazine Industry Legend

The beautiful beach cottage of Real Living's former Editor-In-Chief, Deb Bibby.


A Serene Treetop Home In Noosa

The relaxed, beachfront home of Melissa Ambrosini, her husband Nick Broadhurst, and 13-year-old Leo.


Top Ten Most Loved Homes Of 2018

The best-of-the-best, here are our most popular home tours of 2018!


An Eclectic Family Beach House

Melbourne PR whiz Kate Dinon shares her stunning family retreat in Balnarring.


Finding Bliss In Byron Bay With Courtney Adamo

After a year travelling the world, Courtney Adamo, her husband Michael and five (!) kids have found their paradise at home in Bangalow.


Coastal Haven 'Cape Cabin'

An idyllic retreat at Cape Woolamai for Jacqueline Doyle, Johnny Chloride and family.


Gnarabup Beach House

A cleverly designed sanctuary, nestled on the wild coast of Western Australia.
Anna Flanders


Mosman Houseboat

A unique weekender, surrounded by sparkling water in Sydney’s Mosman.

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