Category Archives: Homes

Discover Dalfruin

HISTORY AND COMFORT COMBINED History virtually oozes from every corner of the lovely old Federation residence in McCulloch Street, Bairnsdale. Stepping out from the car beside the charming weatherboard house, is to admire the English style garden, roses and old-fashioned plants blooming. WORDS Jan Burrows
Then of course visitors are faced with a very real predicament! How … Continue Reading ››

Right at Home

Originally bought as a holiday escape this West Gippsland property is beginning to help its owners feel right at home.  To get to Robyn and Jane’s country haven, you drive a couple of kilometres down a dirt road through picturesque countryside, smatterings of native bush and the ever-present range views in the distance. It is this … Continue Reading ››

Soul Space: Filling a Gap

Soulspace Studios is filling a gap in the market to provide small space buildings for the accommodation industry. The explosion of the short stay market in recent times has seen home owners creating havens in their backyards that are yielding incredible returns. In October 2015 there were more than 40,000 listings on Airbnb within Australia … Continue Reading ››

Steely Minimalist

A truly ‘classic’ home in an unassuming street on the edge of Bairnsdale has provided inspiration and synergy for the work of designer Jo Moulten.  Jo Moulten’s story can be told in two parts. This story is about her love for design and minimalism and her house that has influenced her latest work. It is an … Continue Reading ››