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8 Weelara Road, City Beach

Price: From $5.7 million

Agent: Vangelis Katsaitis, Excellence real estate specialist

Features: feng shui design principles; seaside location

beds: 6

Bathrooms: 5

Cars: 8

The wish list wasn’t easy: finding a City Beach neighborhood conducive to feng shui design elements, right down to a street number that also combines great ocean views with a parkside location.

It took the Chinese owners years to find their ideal block at 8 Weelara Way – a number that symbolizes wealth and business success – and Brian Burke Homes set to work to build a residence that exceeded their expectations.

Camera icon8 Weelara Road, City Beach credit: Delivered

Uninterrupted ocean views are enjoyed from all levels of the home, including the infinity pool on the first-floor balcony, which proved to be an expensive but rewarding feat of engineering.

Based on a design originally inspired by a yacht, the sprawling mansion includes a theater room, basement, gym, elevator and eight-car garage.

The owners are ready to downsize their three-storey, 1,100 square meter home now that their children are out of school and the whole family is spending time between Australia and overseas.

8 Weelara Road, City Beach
Camera icon8 Weelara Road, City Beach credit: Delivered
8 Weelara Road, City Beach
Camera icon8 Weelara Road, City Beach credit: Delivered
8 Weelara Road, City Beach
Camera icon8 Weelara Road, City Beach credit: Delivered
8 Weelara Road, City Beach
Camera icon8 Weelara Road, City Beach credit: Delivered
8 Weelara Road, City Beach
Camera icon8 Weelara Road, City Beach credit: Delivered

7 Cavendish Street, Highgate

Price: Average $1 million

Agent: Daniel Gegea, Zsa Zsa Property

Features: Extension according to the architect’s project; rich history

beds: 3

Bathrooms: 1

Cars: 2

Don’t be fooled by the unassuming cottage facade of this Highgate home, as behind its distinctive front door hides a bold statement of contemporary architecture.

7 Cavendish St, Highgate
Camera icon7 Cavendish St, Highgate credit: Delivered

The quaint circa 1900 cottage was extended in the 1980s by Professor Simon Anderson, then Head of UWA’s School of Design and Architecture, for the previous owner and renowned playwright, the late George Blazewicz.

Now there is a lane nearby that bears the name of a famous writer; Blazhevych, head

7 Cavendish St, Highgate
Camera icon7 Cavendish St, Highgate credit: Delivered

Using a combination of steel, glass, brick and wood allowed Blazewicz to write, entertain and immerse himself in his creative pursuits.

A house with a rich history offers several relaxation areas to comfortably live and work at home.

7 Cavendish St, Highgate
Camera icon7 Cavendish St, Highgate credit: Delivered

Connecting the old with the new, the central bridge serves as the main artery between the buildings and floods the house with natural light. The studio’s exposed jarrah ceilings and brick floors are complemented by a newly renovated teal bathroom.

7 Cavendish St, Highgate
Camera icon7 Cavendish St, Highgate credit: Delivered
7 Cavendish St, Highgate
Camera icon7 Cavendish St, Highgate credit: Delivered
7 Cavendish St, Highgate
Camera icon7 Cavendish St, Highgate credit: Delivered
7 Cavendish St, Highgate
Camera icon7 Cavendish St, Highgate credit: Delivered
7 Cavendish St, Highgate
Camera icon7 Cavendish St, Highgate credit: Delivered

37 King Road, Kalamunda

Price: High $700,000

Agent: Suzanne Broid, agency

Features: Residential area; views of the valley

beds: 3

Bathrooms: 1

Cars: 2

Slavery in the kitchen isn’t so bad if you have a serene and luxurious outlook.

The owners have enjoyed the benefits of square living in the Perth Hills, often pausing to appreciate the views while cooking up a storm in the kitchen, or taking in the valley views while enjoying meals on the outdoor deck.

37 Kind Road, Kalamunda
Camera icon37 Kind Road, Kalamunda credit: Delivered

Best of all, however, was enjoying the country lifestyle while being within walking distance of the shops and having the heritage trail across the road.

The home includes an open plan kitchen and dining room with access to the patio, a family room with a wood heater and reverse cycle air conditioning, polished Jarrah floors and a shed with power.

37 Kind Road, Kalamunda
Camera icon37 Kind Road, Kalamunda credit: Delivered

It is a convenient 30 minute drive from the Perth CBD and 15 minutes from the airport. Kalamunda town center is a short walk away.

37 Kind Road, Kalamunda
Camera icon37 Kind Road, Kalamunda credit: Delivered
37 Kind Road, Kalamunda
Camera icon37 Kind Road, Kalamunda credit: Delivered
37 Kind Road, Kalamunda
Camera icon37 Kind Road, Kalamunda credit: Delivered
37 Kind Road, Kalamunda
Camera icon37 Kind Road, Kalamunda credit: Delivered

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