Esternwick House
Tom Blachford

Esternwick House

Melanie Beynon Architecture & Design as Architects & Designers

The generous spaces of this Elsternwick Edwardian era home have been retained and refreshed, while the rear contemporary extension offers a retreat-like atmosphere showcasing a warm and robust material palette.

photo_credit Tom Blachford
Tom Blachford
photo_credit Tom Blachford
Tom Blachford

In the heart of this space, natural stone surfaces in the kitchen are paired with hand-crafted tiles and timber veneer joinery to complement a tactile and natural palette.

photo_credit Tom Blachford
Tom Blachford
photo_credit Tom Blachford
Tom Blachford

Natural light was a priority in the house, penetrating through skylights and large sliding doors which reveal the entertaining deck and generous yard. The ceiling of this volume utilises the warm tones of Tasmanian Oak beams and American Oak lining boards to add another layer of warmth to a vast space.

photo_credit Tom Blachford
Tom Blachford

A timber and stone staircase lead up to a first-floor sanctuary with two bedrooms, a rumpus room, and a generous sized bathroom for a growing family.

photo_credit Tom Blachford
Tom Blachford

This spacious family home reflects a balanced approach to working within an existing footprint, preserving and enhancing original form and detailing while delivering contemporary additions to extend the home's relevance well into its future.

photo_credit Tom Blachford
Tom Blachford

Team:
Architect & Interior Design: Melanie Beynon Alis Garlick
Builder: SG Building Group
Photographer: Tom Blachford 

photo_credit Tom Blachford
Tom Blachford

Materials used:
Marcel Breuer Cesca Bar stools – Vintage
Towel by Loom

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