East Terrace

Light bright classic contemporary, with no doubts that you’re near the beach.

locationHenley Beach
floor area389 m2

This striking family home, nestled on the border of a residential character zone and within steps of the beach, is an epitome of consistency, simplicity, and crafted restraint. The exterior cladding boasts a full weatherboard system of 180 Scyon Linea Weatherboard, Scyon Axent window and door trims, and Scyon Axent internal and external corner trims. Additional detailing includes the dual curved Smoothback gutter, wrapping around a beaded fascia that adorns the entire home and front gable barges. The understated street presence showcases a consistent design language, subtly yet imposingly coloured, with timber infill expressing the gables above intricate timber windows and an embellished front door.

The home’s contemporary beachside fabric resonates inside, showcasing a beautifully restrained palette of materials and colours. The kitchen and dining area reflect a predominantly white palette with subtle hints of timber and textured walls. Vertical lines in the kitchen joinery, Easy VJ wall cladding, and wet area tiling provide contrast to the sleek horizontal lines of the timber floor, vanity cupboards, and Caesarstone benchtops and splashback.

The main living area echoes the aesthetic of the kitchen, emphasizing the carefully curated palette and materials. Functionality and comfort combine in the heart of the home, offering a tranquil space for relaxation and entertainment.

Across the two levels of this house, functionality divides the space – living areas below and retreats above. The large garage and spare bedroom flank the front of the home, with utility areas set behind. Skylights bring in natural light, enhancing the aesthetic and atmosphere of the space.

The large master suite sits at the back of the home, complete with a beautifully crafted ensuite. The high level of fixtures and finishes in the ensuite contribute to the overall sense of luxury and comfort in this master sanctuary.

The wide hallway, mudroom, sitting areas, and baby’s room continue the theme of minimalist luxury, showcasing the careful alignment of the first and last elements of construction. The use of timber, textured walls, and carefully chosen fixtures and finishes contribute to the tailored aesthetic of these spaces.

As with the ensuite, the other bathrooms in the home maintain the aesthetic of a restrained palette, with an emphasis on high-quality fixtures, finishes, and careful attention to detail.

The backyard provides a perfect family space, with a seamless transition from the large indoor living area to the alfresco dining area. A large lawn area and pool stretch beyond, framed by rear vehicle access. The outdoor space mirrors the home’s interior design, maintaining the minimalist aesthetic while offering functionality and comfort.

Environmental Sustainability

The home was built with a clear focus on environmental sustainability. The west-facing façade features a large verandah to deflect harsh afternoon sun, while louvre windows placed throughout both levels promote cross-flow ventilation, maximise airflow and passively cool the home. Double-glazed windows have been added to the front façade for solar heat gain, while a 50mm roof blanket with an R 1.25 rating, heavy Earthwool, and acoustic insulation to the internal and external walls, mid-floor, and ceiling all contribute to the building’s energy efficiency.

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