David and Megan Robinson came throughout their Victorian terrace immediately after inspecting a number of other folks in Carlton North. The place is lined with rows of likewise charming attributes from the 1880s, but the three-bedroom household at 485 Station Avenue experienced the added advantage of staying fully renovated and transfer-in completely ready!
Andrew Simpson Architects have ‘reimagined’ the interval home for contemporary family members residing, crafting a light-filled extension at the rear that made available the Robinsons the ‘best of equally worlds, with amazing heritage particulars and present-day design’.
‘We instantaneously liked it,’ Cooper Robinson Interiors founder Megan states. ‘As Andrew’s structure is so properly completed, we didn’t truly feel the want to transform nearly anything apart from a few personalized changes.’ These bundled updating the floorboards to light-weight oak timber, introducing luxe carpeting upstairs, and building further wardrobe house.
Within, the two-storey terrace attributes a official living room and a relatives area with an open hearth – which has been a cosy and ‘comfortable nest’ for the Robinson household, their daughters, and golden retrievers over the past five years. Steps lead up into the dining room, wherever a sculptural, geometric ceiling hangs previously mentioned the kitchen!
‘It’s been an remarkable put to entertain in,’ Megan provides. ‘We’ve experienced so many drinks, dinners, and functions right here. As a stylist, I have used its attributes to my whole edge, draping the balustrade and mantles with all fashion of greenery and new flowers. In summer months, we toss the doorways open to the courtyard we have even experienced a taco truck in the back lane!’
They’ve also appreciated the neighbourhood’s quieter village truly feel with the city, Lygon Avenue, Edinburgh Gardens and Princes Park at their doorstep.
‘We moved here to be near to VCA and Melbourne University for our 3 daughters, but now they’ve all graduated and moved out (we think!), we’re ready for a modify,’ Meagan says. ‘It’s a huge and satisfied household home we’d adore very little far more than an additional family to love it.’