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Photos by Bridget Laird Photography. Mobile 0417 372 207.

Chrystobel Crescent Hawthorn

Black wrought iron fencing and a superb latticework archway frame this stunning Victorian home. The original front of the house blends seamlessly with the rear extension which was designed by architect Gabby Oroszvary. Coachman's lanterns guard the entrance and stained glass panels invite thoughts of coloured jewels, mystery and welcome.

Interior Decorator Caroline Touzeau of Stockwell and Oxford does not disappoint. There are touches throughout this house which tie it all together to form a beautiful, playful and integrated home environment. Flowing Blackbutt floorboards throughout add seamless movement through the house.

The formal sitting room on your right as you enter is a sumptuous treat for the beholder. A contemporary, timeless blend of patterns, stripes and reflective surfaces mix together to tingle and relax the senses. Bliss! The bedrooms all have grand cast iron fireplaces that sit well with each individual stamp.

The childrens domain dominates the left side of the entrance hall which has delightful floral wallpaper of muted tones.

In the girls room royal pinks, scarlets and a touch of greens dance together to tempt all little girls to play and delight.

In boys room 1 chunky wooden furniture and aeroplanes zooming on a feature wall would send any boy flying off into dream world.

In boys room 2 trucks parade across the one wall giving this room a feeling of movement as befitting the young person calling this his own.

The master bedroom suite has an impressive ceiling rose and chandelier and calming walls with splashes of pinks which add a whimsical feel.

The main living area at the rear of the house has a peek-a-boo playroom with flying butterflies that cleverly contains the children's artistic mess.

The marble benched kitchen is so innovatively designed that all the messy kitchen bits are hidden behind a separate tower of cupboards. This also hides a perfect study nook. Complementing this informal dining/kitchen space is a large, light filled glass walled recreation, living room calmingly furnished with eggshell blues, browns, creams and whites. Splashes of silver in creative, usable objects finish this off perfectly.

Head out to the manicured, boxed backyard which caters for young and old with its cubby house on stilts and glass doored garage/outdoor entertaining area and exit onto Mary St.