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An Idyllic Family Home On The Mornington Peninsula

Interior designer Billy Innes joined forces with her father (a semi-retired architect) to design her family's dreamy coastal home.

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A Tropical Family Retreat In The Northern Rivers

Cheryl and James Kitchener turned a 1980s brick home in Suffolk Park, NSW into a luxe family home with resort vibes!

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A Cheerful Beachside Retreat

Virginia Morris' colourful 1980s Anglesea home, located just 100 steps from the beach!

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A Designer’s 1970s Bells Beach Dream Home!

The incredible eclectic home of interior designer Léo Terrando and Jessica Watts, on Victoria's surf coast.

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An Architect’s Breathtaking Mid-Century Home On The Great Ocean Road!

This mid-century Lorne home has been sympathetically updated by owner-architect Josh Crosbie, and the results are MAJOR!

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This Brand New Home Looks Like A 100-Year-Old Greek Villa... In Northern NSW!

Using recycled timbers, salvaged windows and antique tiles, Anna and Andrew Swain have created an Australian beachside home with an authenti...

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A '70s Farm Shack In New South Wales Transformed Into A Idyllic Family Home

A 1970s farm shack in Broken Head, NSW, turned into a dreamy family home by builder Troy Wilkinson and artist Jordana Henry.

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A Pint-Sized Coastal Home That Does More With Less!

Harriet Birrell aka Natural Harry, and building designer Fraser West, turned an exisiting structure into a dreamy 40 square metre home on Vi...

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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.

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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?!

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Revisiting An Eclectic Family Beach House

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

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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

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The Best Beach Houses Of 2019

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

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A Serene, Handcrafted Home In Byron Bay

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

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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.

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The Impossibly Chic Chyka Weekender!

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

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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.

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The Timeless Beachside Home Of A Magazine Industry Legend

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

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