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Having a flat, sandy lot that backed onto
Karrinyup Golf Course provided a canvas on
which it was relatively easy to design a home.
The clients – a builder and his young family –
wanted a contemporary home that boasted strong
horizontal and vertical lines, along with functional
spaces and generous living areas.
Within a cost-effective rectangular floor
plate, the ground-floor rooms are arranged with
the guest suite, study and garage towards the
front and large, casual living areas at the rear.
The kitchen is the focal point, allowing the
parents ease of surveillance over the generous
living and outdoor areas.
Upstairs has three double-sized bedrooms to
the front – one with its own ensuite – and a theatre
room further down the hallway.
To the rear of the upper level are the parents’
lounge, hotel-style master suite, and opulent,
open-plan ensuite boasting twin basins, luxurious
bath and an enormous shower.
The parents’ lounge and master suite
both open onto an extensive balcony with
views over the golf course and native bushland.
Externally, a large alfresco area and adjoining
conversation pit create warm and inviting
entertaining areas, topped with rich, timber-
The front facade makes a bold, contemporary
statement to the street, with strong horizontal
lines balanced by a vertical blade wall in
a contrasting colour.
This sleek, modernist style home strikes
the perfect juxtaposition against its natural
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