Nonmaleficence. The first concept in the fine balance of medial ethics translates directly into updating any home of a certain age, build or character. The owners of this 2 bedroom Surf Coast beaut have successfully nailed it with a clear retention of original features, northern orientation and classic MCM materials in conjunction with a contemporary freshen up. This result is much harder to achieve than it looks and it’s difficult for even the most sensible heads caught in a refurb fever to not get carried away. Blessed are those who keep their minds focused and improvements to strategic minimum, for the rewards, as we see here, are great.