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Collette Dinnigan has sold her breathtaking NSW South Coast beach house

Designed and decorated by the fashion icon herself.
Collette Dinnigan Rosedale Beach HousePhotography: Earl Carter

If there’s ever a beach house we want to stay in, it’s one created by fashion designer Collette Dinnigan. As if the ocean views aren’t enough, the interiors of Collette and husband Bradley Cocks’ house overlooking North Rosedale Beach on the NSW coast are achingly chic.

Rebuilt after the 2019 bushfires took it down, it’s a luxurious retreat with a breathtaking outlook from the open-plan kitchen, dining and living room, and main bedroom.

The stylish Aussie designer announced via Instagram that the family will be renting out the property through The Oaks Ranch before listing the home for sale. Take a look inside below and see the listing here.

This magnificent property was recently listed on the market, reportedly for between $3.9 million and $4.2 million, and quickly sold at the end of November 2023. Given its popularity as a must-visit destination in its short time as a rental, we hope it remains available as holiday accommodation with the new owners. Watch this space.

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Collette Dinnigan Rosedale Beach House Kitchen
Fashion designer Collette Dinnigan and husband Bradley Cocks shucking oysters at the kitchen in their Rosedale beach house. (Image: The Oaks Ranch)

The kitchen

Designed and decorated by Collette Dinnigan herself, the abode boasts her signature timelessly elegant style with a touch of bohemian. The kitchen features hand-built Italian marble benchtops with a large Fhiaba fridge, a second Fhiaba wine/prosciutto fridge, double Ilve oven with gas cooktops and a Zip water station.

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Simple white cabinetry, marble benchtops and wooden flooring comes to life with brass pendants and a unique rug. (Image: The Oaks Ranch)
Collette Dinnigan Rosedale Beach House Kitchen
It’s all about the rustic touches, from woven chairs to pots with character in Collette Dinnigan’s Rosedale Beach House. (Image: RealEstate.com.au)

The living and dining area

The house is ideal for entertaining, with an open layout that flows out to the deck. The living room has a gas fireplace to keep it toasty even in the cooler months. A projector with surround sound indoors and outdoors is the ultimate spot to kick back and relax.

Collette Dinnigan Rosedale Beach House Dining Lounge
Clusters of candles and oversized pots of flowers are touches that make all the difference in making the living and dining area feel homey. (Image: RealEstate.com.au)
Collette Dinnigan Rosedale Beach House Lounge
A fireplace flanked by expansive lounges encourages gathering and socialising. (Image: RealEstate.com.au)

The ocean outlook

You couldn’t get a more picturesque view than the one from the dining area in the fashion designer’s beautiful home. It looks out to Jimmy’s Island, with amazing sunrises and you might even spot a whale emerging from the water if the season is right.

Collette Dinnigan Rosedale Beach House Dining Table
That golden glow hits as the sun rises every morning. (Image: RealEstate.com.au)
Collette Dinnigan Rosedale Beach House Indoor Outdoor
A huge deck area offers quiet spots for lounging and taking in the view. (Image: RealEstate.com.au)

The bedrooms

The four bedrooms at Rosedale Beach House are tastefully styled and offer a nod to the coastal setting. Framed maps, lovely lighting, pretty florals and plenty of white make for a serene atmosphere. It’s a lesson in how coastal styling can be done in a restrained way.

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In true Collette Dinnigan style, Rosedale Beach House is full of feminine prints and subtle coastal nods. (Image: The Oaks Ranch)
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An intricately adorned mirror, rustic table and other pieces make for a moment in this corner. (Image: The Oaks Ranch)

The bathrooms

The home has three bathrooms that are light and bright with plenty of detail and texture in the glorious choice of tiles and towels. Flowers dotted throughout the home bring nature inside and are a reminder that the beauty of Australia’s best landscapes is at the doorstep.

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The bathrooms are serene, light and just the place for washing off the week. (Image: The Oaks Ranch)

The outdoor entertaining area

Designed with outdoor living in mind, the cooking zone is a masterpiece made from recycled bricks and rustic wood. It sits alongside an outdoor dining table in the private, spacious entertaining area.

Collette Dinnigan Rosedale Beach House Outdoor Cooking
A rustic outdoor built-in barbecue is a work of art in itself. (Image: The Oaks Ranch)
Collette Dinnigan Rosedale Beach House Outdoor Cooking
A dining table and chairs is set on herringbone paving. (Image: RealEstate.com.au)
Collette Dinnigan Rosedale Beach House Outdoor dining table
An impressive sliding door opens onto the private courtyard. (Image: RealEstate.com.au)

Rosedale Beach House is designed to be 95 per cent off grid, with a Tesla Powerwall and EV charging point for two cars. An outdoor copper rain shower is the perfect place to rinse off after a swim or surf.

Collette Dinnigan Rosedale Beach House Outdoor Shower
An outdoor copper rain shower washes sandy bodies after hitting the waves. (Image: RealEstate.com.au)

Just under a four-hour drive from Sydney, it’s a tranquil getaway destination that’s doable over a weekend. With views like this, just try to drag yourself away.

Collette Dinnigan Rosedale Beach House Ocean View
The view from the deck is a breath of fresh air. (Image: RealEstate.com.au)

To book a stay at Rosedale Beach House, head to The Oaks Ranch website.

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