Taking a Family View

Amid the rigours of everyday family life one Yarra Valley family has found the much-sought-after best of both worlds at a smart Steels Creek property they have called home for the past decade. A long gravel driveway meanders up a hillside to the striking home, but you wouldn’t know it Read more…

Warburton’s Arch House

  Warburton’s so-called arch house is settling into its environs after a fascinating construction process, Andrew Cooke writes. Tyrone Jaspers beckons me into a utility room in a corner of his home, which is nestled into the side of a hill overlooking the Upper Yarra valley. “Take a look in Read more…

Beatific Living

When an artist and an energy consultant meld their love for mudbrick homes and reclaimed pieces, the outcome is simply breathtaking. Robert and Liz Stygall’s Provençal-cum-Tuscan-style mudbrick abode, which stands prominently on a lush green hill near Emerald, appears ageless. While it is indeed a rare, profoundly serene and awe-inspiring space, Read more…

The Forever Home

After establishing one of the region’s well known venues and dividing their time between the Yarra Valley and Melbourne this couple have found their forever home. Sean Lee and John Kroll are best known in our region as the proprietors of Mt Rael, a restaurant with boutique accommodation in Healesville. Read more…