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Aireys Inlet Beach Bush House on Victoria’s South Coast

Aireys Inlet Beach Bush House

Architects: Millar Robertson Architects
Project: Aireys Inlet Beach Bush House
Interior Design: Camilla Molders Design
Location: Victoria, Australia
Photography: Derek Swalwell

Set in the coastal bushland of Aireys Inlet, this home weaves along the block between established ironbarks, capitalizing on the bush views and northern aspect, to create a tranquil retreat.

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External materials are natural products and the palette of timber, stone, masonry, metal and glass reflect the natural environment of this site. Material selection also defines the built form and installation details had to be suitable for a bushfire prone area. Large areas of double glazing allow a high level of natural light and winter solar gain, while roof overhangs and window awnings provide the sun shading required to prevent solar heat gain during summer. Throughout the house natural cross ventilation is a feature.

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With scene stealers like the bluestone fire surround, and the coastal bush views that are visible through the expansive windows surrounding the living area, a neutral colour palette was selected for the furnishings to achieve the exhale that our clients longed for.

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Internal zoned planning allows for levels of occupancy to expand and contract as needs arise for accommodating family members and guests. Interior finishes were selected on the basis of quality, longevity and low maintenance, together with an extension of the natural product pre-requisite. The smoked oak flooring reflects colours of the ironbarks that the wide glazed vistas capture and visually connect the outside into the house.

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A coffee table with just the right zing with its orange legs was custom designed for the space. What a lovely fortuitous moment that the orange we used on the legs of the custom designed coffee table match so perfectly with the flames of the fire.

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Soft furnishings were used in the bedrooms to individualise each room. The custom designed external screens were designed with a subtle pattern reference to the home owners New Zealand heritage.

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Timber and metal screens are used in the landscaping to define outdoor living spaces and provide a backdrop to the regeneration of indigenous vegetation.

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