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2 Cluden St, Holland Park West QLD

2 Cluden St, Holland Park West QLD

The party vibes spill over to the new week with this intriguing but no less sensational listing in Brisneyland. Presenting a bit shabby and in need of an inspired refurb, the clear architectural lines* of this marvelous residence is apparent from the front...

‘Tradewinds’ 5 Canadian Bay Rd, Mount Eliza VIC

‘Tradewinds’ 5 Canadian Bay Rd, Mount Eliza VIC

Like a world-weary dame, a showstopper in her youth, but spending many years subject to bad deals, bad managers and bad boyfriends this residence too shows the scars. Yet, also like the dame, it powerfully shines through with irresistible attraction and...

‘Cedar House’ 3 Clwydon Close, Belrose NSW

‘Cedar House’ 3 Clwydon Close, Belrose NSW

Another residence on the more paisley end of the spectrum today, this one with its cosy interiors and styling in total deference to its build year of 1969. Its post and beam construction, like so many other Mid-Century homes, depressingly can never be...

41 Blackbutt Avenue, Lugarno NSW

41 Blackbutt Avenue, Lugarno NSW

Those with eagle-eyes and MCM hearts will be able to see past the surface here, past that treated pine gazeebo, front un-landscaping and window awnings to see a sensational home with some serious Mod lines. That gorgeous countenance of squared sections,...

1 Hobart Street, Ringwood VIC

1 Hobart Street, Ringwood VIC

We steadfastly reject any suggestion of 'inspired renovation' (inspired by what? by whom?) let alone 'redevelopment' (get that S.T.C.A outta here!) for this is clearly a move-straight-in prospect. A cosy and cool residence, one of many versions from...

4 Lumeah Court, Darlington, WA

4 Lumeah Court, Darlington, WA

The Modern purists and retro-heads may balk, but for those who love nothing more than a high-waisted flared jean, acoustic jams and a psilocybin-laced discovery workshop, then have we got the place for you! Sure to be right on the edge of 70s/early 80s...

‘Uglow House’ 79 Buena Vista Dve,  Montmorency VIC

‘Uglow House’ 79 Buena Vista Dve, Montmorency VIC

In this, the 100th year anniversary of Robin Boyd's birth and within the festivities taking place all this year (check out the Gillison Open House this Sunday for the next day out) we are lucky enough today to list one of the legend's residential gems. Its...

7 Fulton Cres, Glen Osmond SA

7 Fulton Cres, Glen Osmond SA

Adelaide, you've been a little quiet of late, keeping quietly serene in this hectic spring and letting your residential Mid-Century jewels float by, like this place. A marvelous early 60s home, jutting out from its precarious slope with a straight line....

‘Szalmuk House’ 9 Millicent Ave, Balwyn North VIC

‘Szalmuk House’ 9 Millicent Ave, Balwyn North VIC

A larger than life example of Marvellous Migrant Melbourne Modern, though this time it's across town in the MCM death valley of Balwyn North. The usual checkboxes here; noted architect of Jewish extraction Ben Alexander, commissioned by similarly observant...

19 Pearson St, Williamstown VIC

19 Pearson St, Williamstown VIC

This one-and-only has been under the watchful eye of a few locals and it's now on the market. Built c.1958 by one Murray Lovell, it echos the aesthetic of Robin Boyd and gang who were busily designing such homes on the other side of town, such is the...

9 Windward Ave, Mosman, NSW

9 Windward Ave, Mosman, NSW

This astoundingly beautiful residence (apparent in a trifling 3 images) was built in 1963 and will hopefully get the blood pumping of someone who can love it the right way. Though faced with an insipid sales pitch banging on about 'creating something...

31 Renown St, Canada Bay NSW

31 Renown St, Canada Bay NSW

The broken record skips once more. A gorgeous Mid-Century home. Solid as a rock with impossible-to-replicate features inducing parquetry floors, timber beamed ceilings and walls, flawless cream brick walls, sensational kidney pool and entertaining space...

‘Holderness House’ 17 Nautilus St, Beaumaris VIC

‘Holderness House’ 17 Nautilus St, Beaumaris VIC

A big SOS in the sky has been sent up by Baumaris Modern for an exceptional, unsullied gem whihc is on the market and in the crosshairs of developers with dollar signs in their eyes. This beautifully simple, perfectly orientated, super clean-lined...

‘Sunset Strip Motel’ 199-203 Boundary St, Coolangatta QLD

‘Sunset Strip Motel’ 199-203 Boundary St, Coolangatta QLD

In our continuing tradition of motel alerts comes this textbook example of Mid-Century-on-the-road family accommodation now sadly facing demise. Much like earlier options we have listed, we believe (perhaps more than any other) that this classic U-shaped...

‘Davidson House’ 8 Ardell St, Kenmore QLD

‘Davidson House’ 8 Ardell St, Kenmore QLD

Nothing so neat as this straight-as-they-come beauty in the Brisbane mecca of MCM of Kenmore. A picture of Mid-Century purity with minimal meddling in the past (perhaps a more suitable kitchen in time?) this is an excellent shot at a cool and clean Mod...

‘Jewell House’ 335 Alma Rd, Caulfield North VIC

‘Jewell House’ 335 Alma Rd, Caulfield North VIC

Yet another slice of Marvellous Migrant Melbourne Modern, this time from Cezch-born WW2 émigré Robert Roch for the Jewell Family (c.1969) displaying once more the lavish craftsmanship and no-expense-spared stylings of our new, Mid-Century Australians,...

11 ‘Melview’ 439 Canning Hwy, Melville WA

11 ‘Melview’ 439 Canning Hwy, Melville WA

An impeccable townhouse of notable pedigree, number 11 at the 'Melview' complex, (c.1967) designed by notable Mid-Century firm Krantz + Sheldon (a classic MA taxonomic variant; Marvelous Migrant Perth Modernism) is a lovely entree to the weekend. Come, let...

24 Strathaird St, Strathmore VIC

24 Strathaird St, Strathmore VIC

A little breather today after all the recent rich fare. This is a more unassuming, but still architecturally beautiful, 3- bedroom residence is a great pick up for someone seeking a family home with unsullied 70s vibes and splendid native garden. There is...

1 Short St, Burleigh Heads QLD

1 Short St, Burleigh Heads QLD

The MCM arms race intensifies with Queensland now stepping up and slapping this down. A deceased estate from a family who clearly and rightfully adored this home since (building?) moving into it in 1965, this residence must be a long admired landmark of...

17 Lloyd Ave, Hunters Hill NSW

17 Lloyd Ave, Hunters Hill NSW

Not much to see here. Just your usual architect-designed home. Built late 60s. Never before sold. In as new condition. Sydney School aesthetic and provenance (architect – Peter Lind). With the regular run-of-the-mill harbor views. And access. Kinda meh...

‘Nadarajah House’ 38-40 Butcher St, Strathdale VIC

‘Nadarajah House’ 38-40 Butcher St, Strathdale VIC

Though drowning in marvelous Modernist Australian homes at present, some will always cut through and demand to be shown ASAP. This incredible find in regional Victoria is such a home. Though teetering on the timeline of what we'd deem Mid-Century, the...

347 High Street Rd, Mount Waverley VIC

347 High Street Rd, Mount Waverley VIC

An absolute suburban dreamboat right here. Seemingly untouched (and all the more enticing for that) this gorgeous family hom, in perfect condition, is a done deal with that swingin' roofline, superb northern orientaition and bonus pleasures like stone...

105 Nicholls St, Broken Hill NSW

105 Nicholls St, Broken Hill NSW

Many thanks to Alistair over at Secret Design Studio, one of our most excellent professionals on the MA Rolodex who provides a pre-renovation advisory and design service including personalised (Dr Retro) Housecalls to many an MCM homeowner seeking...

‘Jade Gates’ 20 Highbank Plc, Mount Ousley NSW

‘Jade Gates’ 20 Highbank Plc, Mount Ousley NSW

A taste of olde-worlde class through the lens of Mid-Century Australia. Located in a part of the world ever intriguing to us in its small but exquisite bounty of private, original compounds (check this one in neighboring Mount Pleasant which we never quite...

‘Procel House’ 15 Lambert Rd, Caulfield North VIC

‘Procel House’ 15 Lambert Rd, Caulfield North VIC

Hefty yet super sleek, this slice of Marvellous Migrant Melbourne Modernism (MMMM) drawn from a blessedly bottomless well of superbly maintained, imposing residences which initially (if not still) house their commissioning owners, were built with a level...

7 Sommers St, Belmont VIC

7 Sommers St, Belmont VIC

For those seeking urban escape options, this new listing fits the bill and then some. Not just your regular, regional, kinda 'retro' gem, no, this killer with a north facing wall of windows, stone freestanding fireplace and jaunty roofline hands you the...

‘Roberts House’ 53 Orme Rd, Buderim QLD

‘Roberts House’ 53 Orme Rd, Buderim QLD

Alright kids, take a deep breath and check. this. out. For those with the means and/or the dreams we have one of those rare (for Australia) residences with not only the pedigree, documented accolades, originality (aside from a some additions which can be...

1 Ilma Ct, Parkdale VIC

1 Ilma Ct, Parkdale VIC

Some down-home inspo for all us regular people out there today, to start the week off right. This is a good example of a within-budget refresh by owners who took over this c.1964 beauty from its orginal owner making some bright changes (including local...

8 Beresford Cres, Gympie QLD

8 Beresford Cres, Gympie QLD

Snapped up before we could post it here (under contract as of today) nonetheless we just had to show you. Existing on a regional plain which hints at Edward Scissorhands suburbia, if populated by slightly more nasally accents and triffle desserts instead...

32 Glenard Dve, Eaglemont VIC

32 Glenard Dve, Eaglemont VIC

Nestled within the Walter Burley Griffin devised ‘Glenard Estate’ and just down the road from this Charles Duncan beauty we listed last year sits a similarly eye-popping residence. Though this one, a 1970s creation by architect Nicholas Griffin, is in such...

4 Hughes Plc, Armidale NSW

4 Hughes Plc, Armidale NSW

An astounding find in, of all places, Barnyard territory. From the outside it has the distinct architectural mood of the Case Study Houses program, such is the low-slung, minimal forms and courtyard/carport dynamics at play. The inside, granted, is rather...

4 Selbourne Ave, Rostrevor SA

4 Selbourne Ave, Rostrevor SA

We all know real estate agents get a bad rap but sometimes, just sometimes, that asessment is spot on. Take this residence for example, an incrediblly elegant, intact Mid-Cenutry home of rare architectural nouse. Now check the excrement planned to be piled...

8 Mayheck St, Tarragindi QLD

8 Mayheck St, Tarragindi QLD

Shut the door and GET OUT.Queensland has this year turned from intermitant scrapper to strongest in the field in the suppliying-us-with-sensational-listings stakes. This one giving us no Sunday rest with a trumphant presentation of boundless MCM joy we're...

40 Mills St, Warners Bay NSW

40 Mills St, Warners Bay NSW

Summer Bay? Warners Bay? Any bay is A-okay! Pack your spring suit (and your ice skates) and away you go with this stunning hidden gem in the trees. The clean 60s design, stone fireplace, blue kitchen and green tiled bathroom compleating this picture of...

3-5 Saint James Ct, Nambour QLD

3-5 Saint James Ct, Nambour QLD

While a lower part the country is dealing with an ice storm, we cast our eyes to the Sunshine Coast and this sensational, c.1968, never-before-sold (nor probably really seen) home on some beautiful acreage. In such wonderful condition, there isn't a whole...

22 Banoon Dve, Wynnum QLD

22 Banoon Dve, Wynnum QLD

As they say in the classics (or is that the socials?) GTFO. This nugget of brisbane MCM gold has just bumped to the top, becuase as a desceaed estate and dubbed 'a renovator' by the agent (and what a watery pitch it is) sounds like it could easily fall...

‘Loo York’ 156 McElhone St, Woolloomooloo NSW

‘Loo York’ 156 McElhone St, Woolloomooloo NSW

Some are seduced by those who reside in steely, severe penthouses bedecked with typical, flashy baublery advertising the owners immense wealth accumulation with sledgehammer subtlety. Us? Give is this instead any day. Though also requiring hefty financial...

68 Hart St, Colac VIC

68 Hart St, Colac VIC

I little regional delight, not so cutting-edge, enlightening in its overall design but moreso a charming little home, chock-full of jaunty retro appeal with plenty of room to improvise, improve and love it up. 

9 Dalrymple Cres, Pymble NSW

9 Dalrymple Cres, Pymble NSW

We started the week with Pettit & Sevitt, and here we go again. This one has been extended, though it's such a sympathetic renovation done not long after the build that we cannot tell by the house pics which is what. - seemles. Never before sold and...