In search of one thing somewhat completely different?
You’ll discover it on this gorgeous hexagonal Yatala Vale home, providing that Insta-trendy yurt life-style, however with all of the creature comforts.
Neil and Kathleen Bryans constructed the 144 Seaview Rd home in 1975, creating a house that was sympathetic to its surroundings, somewhat out of the odd, and one which made probably the most of its picturesque surroundings.
“An in depth mate of mine was an architect and we had some significantly proficient workmen construct it, significantly a German father/son bricklayers who did all of the brickwork – we nonetheless get feedback in regards to the high quality of the brickwork from visiting tradespeople,” Mr Bryans mentioned.
“We additionally had German carpenters and so they had been actually very good folks and did an amazing job.
“The intention was to create one thing sympathetic with its surroundings in that wooden and brick, and that displays the interval as effectively.
“It resonates with its surroundings and we additionally needed to make it as environmentally pleasant as we may, so there are many home windows that flush the air via the home with these gully breezes, and there’s good insulation too so the place stays pretty cool in summer time, and it’s pretty economical by way of its energy calls for.
“It was most likely forward of its time by way of its environmental sensitivity.”
The hexagonal house is about on a 4.905ha allotment and options as much as 4 bedrooms, or three and an upstairs loft providing 360-degree views over its environment.
Open-plan dwelling is the order of the day and the house is surrounded by established gardens and has three massive sheds – 7.27m x 15m, 7.37m x 24.93m and 5.64m x 30.93m – and a shadehouse.
This infrastructure has made it the right place for the couple to run a Bonsai sale enterprise from – one thing they’ve accomplished since 1989.
“Being the engineer I’m I put all of the infrastructure in there, and it’s been nice to have the ability to stroll on the market, potter round and form the vegetation, and it’s been a really rewarding surroundings,” Mr Bryans mentioned.
“It’s a bit unhappy to offer that up, however at some stage we’ve simply received to maneuver on.”
Mr Bryans says one of many house’s highlights was its pure setting.
“There’s a unprecedented quantity of birdlife and my spouse and I really like watching the interaction between the varied species and so they all appear to share, which is fascinating,” Mr Bryans mentioned.
“And there’s at all times a kangaroo or two in our paddock and we often see koalas and the odd echidna.”
With the couple getting older, the time has come to maneuver, presumably nearer to their household.
“I believe we’re on the level the place if we don’t do it quickly, the stresses and strains of it could be a bit demanding and at some stage you’ll want to chew the bullet,” Mr Bryans mentioned.
“Now we have folks developing right here now and again to purchase Bonsai and so they simply adore it, they discover it so peaceable, restful and serene and a variety of different descriptors.
“When folks come they settle in and it may be onerous to do away with them.”
The house is available on the market via Andrew Simpson of Ouwens Casserly Actual Property.