Barwon Heads modern masterpiece triggers sea-change for Melbourne buyers

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1 Noble St, Barwon Heads sold to a Melbourne family.

A COLLABORATION between a Melbourne architect and Barwon Heads builder created a masterpiece that a young family are making the sea-change for.

The Melbourne family has secured 1 Noble St, Barwon Heads for $1.885 million after falling in love with the Evolva Architects and Ashley Crowe designed and built house.

Bellarine Property, Barwon Heads agent Levi Turner said the family with three kids will be making the sea-change.

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The classic weatherboard facade.

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“Because they have three kids, having a block of 652sq m in Barwon Heads is pretty decent,” Mr Turner said.

“They were attracted to the block size, the house size and the location.”

A classic weatherboard facade retains the original house while a remarkable modern masterpiece for everyday living is found at the rear.

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Check out the ceiling and also the custom joinery that conceals the TV.

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The original part of the house.

The original part of the house has an open-plan kitchen, meals area and loungeroom plus two bedrooms and bathroom, however the buyers of the property will not be using it as a self-contained unit. Instead it will be made part of the family home.

Two additional bedrooms and sprawling open-plan living area have been added on creating a contemporary space for the family.

Features include solid lime oak floors, white brick wall designed as a gallery space, timber-lined ceilings, imported ‘fish scale’ Japanese tiles in the kitchen, vaulted ceiling above the loungeroom and custom joinery with concealed TV.

The impressive property is a short walk to the shops, school, river and beach.

The median house price in Barwon Heads $890,000, according to CoreLogic.

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