Swanbourne – Grand Design Statement Mixing Old & New
5 Wood Street, Swanbourne WA 6010
We visited this truly unique Federation home with an impressive modern conversion last week. From its original front-of-house charms to its spectacular features and finishes, this state-of-the-art home was designed for a sophisticated and stylish family.
Federation turn-of-the-century features include:
Bullnose verandah, brick tuck-pointing, sash windows stained glass and Jarrah hardwood floors.
Just completed addition includes:
Set across a two expansive levels, the house gives you space to spread out
Leading-edge Miele kitchen with large butler’s pantry
More than 560sqm in internal floor space
4 separate living spaces, a study nook, an office, 5 large bedrooms and an additional guest bedroom or studio.
Alfresco entertaining areas with pool & large lawn
Louvered windows catch the fresh ocean breezes and cross-ventilation
Walls of glass capitalise on the block’s rear
North-facing orientation capture all day sun in winter and providing shade in summer
Substantial storage throughout
Overhead glass voids and cement ceilings
Wooden floors and recycled brick feature walls
Glass stacker doors for uninterrupted indoor-outdoor flow
Agency: House Real Estate
Agents: Frank Torre