House Proud

Take a peek inside this inner city luxury home.

The very mention of the Newcastle inner-city suburb of Cooks Hill conjures images of tree-lined streets, rows of Victorian Terrace houses, turn of the century timber cottages and trendy corner pubs.

Local developers, John Nikolovski and Jamie Aratoon from Diverse Property Construction had a new vision for the old Bimet Lodge site bordering Union Street and Corlette Street, and engaged Stuart Campbell from CKDS Architecture to bring their ideas to life.

Completed in 2017, ten luxury residences now sit side by side along Corlette Street, bringing a new contemporary streetscape to the suburb. Peter and Amanda Aloupis, founders of Green St Property, purchased one of the brand new 4 bedroom homes for their family of six.

The term ‘residence’ belies the generosity of proportions in this magnificent home. Perhaps it’s the 9ft ceilings, or the clever use of glass balustrading, or the crisp colour scheme, but the feeling of space when you enter the front door is undeniable.

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Downstairs there’s a seamless and harmonious flow that connects the open plan spaces, and two generously sized outdoor zones. The immaculate lawn at the front of the property, was for me, an unexpected surprise and serves as a gorgeous vista from the contemporary, coastal inspired living room.

Full height stacker doors at the rear of the property, lead from the open plan kitchen/dining room to an expansive, private Modwood deck, complete with festoon lighting and a hanging garden. Artfully grouped arrangements of pots and greenery from local greenthumbs, Desert Sunday, are a perfect finish to an Insta worthy entertaining space. I can’t help but imagine a Summer’s evening on this deck with a crowd of friends, champagne in hand with music and conversations flowing.

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The finishes throughout are well thought out and luxurious. No expense has been spared in the design of the kitchen, with waterfall Caesarstone benchtops, Miele appliances and an envy inducing butler’s pantry.

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Extra wide, hardwood floorboards serve the living areas of the home and all four bedrooms have the benefit of plush carpeting. Full length curtains from Lara O’Donnell at Tailored HQ make the most of the ceiling height and introduce softness and texture to the home.

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The generosity of space doesn’t end downstairs. The property has two staircases, each servicing different wings of upstairs living spaces.

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The first staircase leads to a massive master bedroom with an east facing balcony with distant views to the Anzac Walk. There is also a walk through robe and an ensuite that gives you those day spa vibes. In addition, there are two more bedrooms with built-in robes and a family bathroom, complete with a deep bathtub.

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The second staircase at the rear of the property leads you to yet another Master bedroom suite, once again with walk through robe and ensuite. Perfect for an impressive guest suite or for a couple who prefer to have a little distance from their children’s bedrooms.

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With Peter and Amanda now moving on the property is currently for sale, offering another family the opportunity to make this space their own. To help with the selling process they enlisted local interior designer and stylist, Melony Lea to show the property off to its full potential, and she didn’t disappoint. The styling is both thoughtful and creative, and picture perfect in every way. Listed with Lucas Ferrari at Green St Property, it is set to go to auction on Saturday 18 July.

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After barely a week on the market, Lucas has already had a lot of interest in the property, saying,

"This is a rare opportunity to purchase in a tightly held enclave in one of Newcastle’s most popular suburbs."

"The fact that it’s Torrens Title and has the added security of being in a gated community makes this a hugely in-demand property. People have been really impressed by the high level of finishes, the natural light and the feeling of space within the home. There is a real WOW moment as soon as you walk through the front door.”

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For more information about the property, contact Lucas Ferrari at Green St Property on 0407 843404 or to make an enquiry Click Here.