First in a pair of steadily ageing offerings. Both homes still hint at their previous lives as glorious bastions of the new Australia in the 1950s, though now they have fallen into disrepair maybe from a few too many parties, but more likely just like us all – neglecting our bones, surfaces and furnishings until it’s getting dangerously late to turn it all around. Despite this, well worn and well loved Gareth here still has all the makings of a new man about town and it is indeed thrilling and a comfort to see such a down-at heel fella getting a great MCM sell from the agent, though only time will tell of his eventual fate.