Rob Mills is the founding father of the award-winning Rob Mills Structure & Interiors.
The place do you reside?
In a former industrial warehouse in Armadale. I purchased the constructing greater than 15 years in the past,
however designed and renovated the house right into a extra useful, five-bedroom household residence in
2017. I’ve now listed it for sale.
What do you like most about your property?
I yearn for peaceable issues and experiences, and being so near the cover of the park, this
residence actually offers me with a refuge to recharge and restore my soul. I additionally love how self-
enough the house is — once I shut the door and go away, I do know it will likely be simply the identical once I return.
One factor you’d change?
I actually wouldn’t change something. It’s such a deeply private expertise to design your property, however there are additionally no frames of reference. Every component of Armadale Residence, together with the sunshine, form and materials, I’ve rigorously chosen to create a sure form of
What number of properties have you ever ever lived in?
Twelve, primarily in Melbourne however some in Sydney and Europe as effectively.
Probably the most memorable residence you’ve lived in?
Armadale Residence — it’s by far essentially the most luxurious and very best quality of all my properties. I’ve additionally lived right here for greater than 13 years now, each within the pre-renovated warehouse and its
our first foot on the property ladder?
The primary residence I purchased was in Kew, and it was extremely completely different to the place I’m dwelling now. The home hadn’t been renovated because it was constructed and had no kitchen or toilet. We had
to stroll by the mud to bathe exterior within the backyard.
Are you a eager or reluctant property purchaser?
I’d should say I’m eager — there are all the time nice alternatives to purchase, you simply have to have
the arrogance to go for it.
The highlights of your property journey?
Having the chance to design and construct for myself. It takes huge sources however is a
large privilege that I’ll by no means take without any consideration.
The lowlights of your property journey?
I haven’t had any. I’ve been fairly fortunate in that I’ve typically had an important expertise with
the properties I’ve lived in and designed.
Finest property recommendation you’ve heard?
There’s all the time time to purchase — you can not afford to be out of the market.
Worst property recommendation you’ve heard?
That it’s not the fitting time to purchase. Via my expertise, I really consider when you’re ready to get on the property ladder, it is best to go for it.
Ideas for homebuyers?
Have the arrogance to get available in the market. And take the time to know and familiarise
your self with the situation you’re wanting to purchase in.
Future property plans?
I need to have a house in each Melbourne and Sydney, ideally in Woollahra close to Rob Mills Structure’s new Sydney workplace.