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Don't let the cube-like veneer fool
you; when it comes to luxurious
living, this Dunsborough
residence thinks outside its
distinctly square walls.
Built and designed by local company
Oswald Down South, the expansive three-
storey structure combines the best of
modern opulence with a relaxed atmosphere
integral to the South West.
Of course, it's hard not to be relaxed
when enjoying sprawling views across
Located just outside the tourist-laden
township, the house sits at the top of a sloping
block two streets back from the ocean.
"It's a site large enough to have two houses
on it," says Oswald Down South's business
development manager Simon Sparkes. " e
owners' intention was to build on the top half
of the block to increase their views and then
develop the front half in the future."
e sensational outlook of the home
determined its contemporary style, with
a flat-top roof allowing for maximum
economy in height and long windows, which
stretch across the front exterior.
"We wanted to capture as much of the bay
as possible," says Simon.
"I don't think the result is as harsh as a
Its angular exterior may evoke
an austere mood, but inside
hides a luxurious interior and
breathtaking ocean views.
TEXT: Jessica Matthews
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