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Glenway Homes' clients were specific in the brief for
their dream home -- they wanted the home to maximise
views of the river, feature lots of wall space and shelving
for the art and curios they had collected over the years,
and contain a separate scullery/wet kitchen. They also
wanted the home to feature separate zoning down to
the lower level and contain a second master suite on the
ground floor for their future living plan. Lots of colour was
While the site features extensive potential for river
views to the north-east, site access was the main obstacle
faced by the Glenway Homes team due to the steep,
sloping nature of the land.
In order to a ord the owners the best possible views of the
river and enable adequate site access, Glenway Homes
designed and built the home over four levels. It features
a lower garage, undercroft, ground floor and first floor.
Aesthetically and design-wise, the home is ultra-
contemporary and this is immediately evident from the
A RED GLASS SPLASHBACK
and stone benchtop make for a
modern, yet functional, kitchen.
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