TITLE

New tradition

PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
Australian House & Garden;Jun2003, Issue 6, p160
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on the comments made by vaious people on the renovations made to the houses that they own. A person named Sue, who wanted a home that felt Australian says that her new home on a 1.2-hectare block in Sydney's outer fringes evokes the spirit of a stately bush homestead. The house takes its cue from the 100-year-old heritage-listed crofter's cottage also on the property. "We love the sound of rain on a tin roof, so we specifically requested that we use the same building materials as were used for the croft," she says.For Sue, the appeal of country style goes beyond pure aesthetics: 'It's welcoming and can take the knocks and bumps of family living." Rooms exude comfort and warmth with a mellow mix of cherished and time-honoured furniture and objects. This homestead-style family home on the outskirts of Sydney smacks of history despite being less than a year old.
ACCESSION #
9902825

 

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