Home' Scoop Homes and Art : Insite 24 Autumn 2010 Contents OUTDOOR IN: The family room opens out to a
Balinese-style entertaining area with a lagoon-look pool. The
outdoor dining setting was imported from Bali. (bottom left) A
Buddha statue is a striking visual in the entrance. (bottom right)
Cooktop by Gaggenau. A movable glass pane hides a scullery.
CONTAC TS: BUILDER: Shayne Le Roy Design (08) 9316 8988. INTERIOR DESIGNER: Leon House (08) 9316 84 48.
LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT: Taylor Landscaping (08) 9386 23 45. SOFT FURNISHINGS: Paula Buratto (08) 9386 23 45.
POOL & WATER FEATURES: Exclusive Pools (08) 93 44 2366. FLOORING: Bernini Stone & Tiles (08) 9388 1193.
TILER: Capitol Stone 0414 83 2 578 . DOORS: Inglewood Joiner y (08) 9249 6199.
other over a freestanding bath, giving the
space a simple sense of balance.
e upper level comprises an apartment-
style wing, designed with the homeowner's
two adult daughters in mind. It's here Shane
took advantage of the corner block's double
frontage to create two separate entrances.
e main staircase, an attention-grabbing
affair in chocolate-stained Tasmanian oak,
leads up to this three-bedroom wing, which
can be completely shut off from the rest of the
house by sliding shut two doors. "It gives the
girls that whole apartment living aspect," says
Shane. " ey can close this off."
e home has been a classic case of the old
'good things come to those who wait' adage.
Although it is spacious at 700sqm, the use of
consistent, natural materials throughout the
home gives it the warmth and cosy zones of a
much smaller home. "Even when there's just
my husband and I at home, it doesn't feel too
big because it's got a really nice warmth,"
says the homeowner.
For architect Shane, interior designer
Leon and landscape designer Jo, their work
together over the past decade provided a
strong foundation for this collaboration. "We
know how we work and we can feed off each
other in that respect," says Shane. e results
speak for themselves: the architecture, decor
and outdoor areas certainly exude a sense of
integrated style and atmosphere. I
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