The front garden, framed with an abundance of flowering blue salvia and billowing forest pansy trees, emphasises the romantic style of the period home, with a French wrought-iron bench seat also offering time out for reflection. Hand-carved finials on the bespoke white picket fence, designed by Naturescape Creative, deliver a delightful old-world element.
In the detail
On the sunny north-facing jarrah deck, a comfy outdoor day bed claims pride of place, adorned with a throw rug from Shedwallah and cushions from Shedwallah, Pekho and Studio Bomba. Rust-treated metal flowers from The Fifth Room add visual interest to the walls.
Finding a quiet spot in the heart of a big city isn’t easy, but even a corner of greenery works wonders for the soul. Dress it up with a bistro-style setting and accessories, and you have your own sanctuary.
This relaxed setting overlooking the pool is their first port of call for a little quiet time.
Sandstone pavers bridge the gap – both literally and stylistically – between the new pool and classic Federation home.
Vivid ruby pelargoniums and stunning dichondra silver falls cascade from an elegant sandstone urn, creating a focal point at one end of the front yard.