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Homes

Family Homes

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A Modern Family’s Treetop Rental Property

The heartwarming North Warrandyte rental of Tilly Barber, her six-year-old son Mars, and friends Albee Barton and Justyn Burrow.

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The Gorgeous Family Home Of The Design Files' Advertising Manager, Chelsea Hall!

This dreamy renovation in Melbourne's suburbs is the ultimate Australian family home!

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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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The End Of An Era For This Impeccably Styled Mid-Century Melbourne Rental

Friends and business partners Holly Thompson and Stephanie Lane parent their respective daughters in this 1960s Kew East home... one of the

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A Dreamy, Nostalgic Family Home in Melbourne's Suburbs

Sympathetic renovations featuring recycled materials have made the 1930s Malvern East family home of Josh and Anastasia Elias even better th...

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A Boarding House Turned Gorgeous, Rambling + Indestructible Family Home!

The warm and inviting family St Kilda West home of Keryn and Stephen Nossal.

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Jenna and Josh Densten’s Dreamy New Family Home

The new North Melbourne family home of serial renovators Jenna and Josh Densten combines calm serenity, and practicality.

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A Heartwarming Home Of A Stylist (And Family!)

Justine and Bob Murphy's warm and welcoming family home is like a slice of the country... in Northcote!

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A Leading Architect’s Compact And Clever Fitzroy Family Home

Architect Karen Alcock and her partner Jojo bought the cheapest house in Fitzroy 15 years ago. See how the family have made it their own wit...

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A Biophilic Family Home Among The Trees

The newly-renovated Warrandyte family home of Millie and Dave Wells perfectly blends indoors and out!

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Emily Green's Joyous Family Home, Filled With Local Makers’ Work

The fun and colour-filled Reservoir family home of designer and Pinky's store co-owner, Emily Green, and teacher Louis Turner.

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An Ultra Stylish Rented Family Home, That Brings A Little NYC Glam to Melbourne

Interior designer Tali Roth has updated her late grandmother's Caulfield North home with treasures sourced over many years.

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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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An Owner-Built, Architect-Designed Renovation Of A Charming 1920s Melbourne Home

Lauren Egan and Glenn Hester collaborate with Project 12 Architecture on a thoughtful update to their 1920s Preston home, with interiors by

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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 Fashion Designer’s Crisp And Fresh California Bungalow

The stylish Brunswick Californian bungalow of Andy Paltos, co-founder and designer of Rolla’s Jeans, and Kasia Zachwieja.

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A Spectacular Northern Rivers Home Built By The Whole Family!

A very special NSW Northern Rivers property spanning four very different houses, 20 acres, and three generations!

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A Pascoe Vale South Home With Palm Springs Flair

The delightful family home of Jake Cassar and Naomi Jankowski in Pascoe Vale South, Melbourne counts Palm Springs and David Hockey as design...

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