Topping off a sparkling week with yet one more high delight; a c.1959 family home on a huge block, north facing backyard, Dandy views and architectural pedigree to match its pristine condition. A Melbourne confident answer to Friday’s Geelong call. And thanks to Steven Coverdale over at Mid-Century Domestic Architecture who has unearthed a little of its history:
“The house has been lovely maintained/refurbished by its current custodians and it’s with great hope that it’s handed over to a new owner who can cherish lovely character and features.
It’s understood that the house was designed by Anthony Mathews for Mr. De Shrynmakers, a bachelor of Belgian descent, as his own home. Shortly after Mathews joined Stuart Warmington in practice notedly quite briefly as described in Simon Reeves biographical entry:
Let us too join the push get this one to a real MCM lover and buyer in our midst (BTW a quick Google-waltz down Wendy hints a secret cache of gorgeous MCM homes) T’would be heart gladdening to hold onto this wonderful home and further to this – the entire court – as an unassuming suburban bastion of beautiful Modern design.