The good folk of Modern House continue at the forefront of bringing the cream of MCM homes on the market to an audience of sophisticated Modernist Australian buyers and appreciators. Their latest offering speaks of elegant interiors and historical merit but also brings us an extra way of seeing these homes and playing with the cucumber-cool context of Mid-Century glamour from which they derive.
For your consideration, The Allum House (1968) in Killara, NSW. The work of protégé to Sydney legend Douglas B Snelling, John Hunt. Completed in the late 60s to a basic yet specific brief for a U-shaped family home with kitchen and courtyard at it's heart. Now being sold virtually unchanged by it's original owners, it gives us a spectacular insight into the breezy Mod living as required by the owners, complete with masterfully crafted materials and aesthetics.
Modern House, so smitten by the aura of this magnificent home in their charge, knew it deserved more than just pat information and images. It called for a creative adventure to make real the fantasy we all have for ourselves in the presence of in great Modernist spaces. It wanted for spark, glamour and a lil' somethin' somethin'. So employing the creative nous of photographer Cole Bennetts and vintage uber-stylist Netti Vonthethoff (of April's Caravan) the Modern House crew have succeeded, producing this devine series of swoon-worthy, time-travel moments*. A MA exclusive for you to enjoy.
The Allum House is currently for private sale through Modern House. The first private viewings will be held on Saturday the 9th of August.
See the official listing for more information and photographs.
*Take special note of the last photograph of shimmering late night chic, there is exciting news to follow in the coming days in relation to this.