Bright, airy, open, colorful, bold, groovy, unique, inviting — and for rent! — yes, life looks darn good in this delicious midcentury modern Australian time capsuleish house for rent in Caulfield North, a city near Melbourne. Many thanks to Australian reader Rachel for the tip! This four-bedroom home, which was renovated in 2009, comes fully furnished, complete with upholstered built-in furniture, a sunken conversation pit, and a circular kitchen island. Stop me before I start drooling.
From the real estate listing:
- Year built: 1973
- Bedrooms: 4
- Bathrooms: 3
- Bond: $7,821
- Allowances: Furnished
RETRO CHIC AT ITS FINEST!
This absolutely amazing and unique property must be seen to be appreciated. Coming Fully Furnished the originality of this home has been captured like no other. Featuring 2 large living areas (both with built in bars), dining area with 12 seater table, a very groovy kitchen with 2 ovens and walk in pantry, sunken lounge (conversation pit) and informal dining area….all with spectacular views of the Palm Springs style back yard with pool, the design and features of this home are perfect for the entertainer!
The backyard not only features a self cleaning pool, but also a barbecue, luxurious day bed plus its own bathroom. The master bedroom is an adult oasis with a tranquil green outlook, walk through wardrobes and an extravagant ensuite bathroom featuring a stone bath and shower. 3 further spacious bedrooms with built in robes and an abundance of natural light. Apart from the ultimate WOW factor, this property includes large laundry, plenty of storage, ducted heating and cooling throughout, 4 car carport, intercom, a gardener and pool maintenance!
There are several places throughout the house to gather, including this dining room table with seating for 12, just off the sunken conversation pit — perhaps the location of choice for after dinner cocktails? I love how the warm wood glow is set off by the sea blue carpeting in this room.
And that kitchen — wow. Modern yet retro at the same time. The bittersweet orange laminate countertops and window trim provide a focal point to the room, while the functional and fun round kitchen island is another great spot to gather and entertain.
- Business Development Manager Natalie Grant from Wilson Agents
- Photos courtesy of Jonathan Bermann from Estate Imagery
Tips to view slide show: Click on first image… it will enlarge and you can also read my captions… click anywhere to move forward and look for previous and next buttons within photo to move back or forth… you can start or stop at any image: