Buy Buy Home: Perth homes for sale you need to know in City Beach, Highgate and Kalamunda

8 Weelara Road, Town Beach

Price: From $5.7 million

Agent: Vangelis Katsaitis, specialist in excellent real estate

Special Features: Feng Shui design principles; beachfront location

Beds: 6

Baths: 5

Cars: 8

It wasn’t an easy wish list to tick off – finding a City Beach block conducive to feng shui design elements, right down to the street number, that also combined stunning ocean views with a park-side location.

It took Chinese homeowners years to find their perfect block at 8 Weelara Way – a number that represents abundance and commercial success – and Brian Burke Homes worked to build a residence that exceeded their expectations.

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There are uninterrupted ocean views from all levels of the home, including the infinity pool on the first floor balcony which proved an expensive but worthwhile feat of engineering.

Based on a design originally inspired by a yacht, the sprawling mansion includes a theater room, winery, gym, elevator and eight-car garage.

The owners are ready to downsize their 1100m² three-storey house now that their children have finished school and the whole family is splitting their time between Australia and overseas.

8 Weelara Road, Town Beach
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8 Weelara Road, Town Beach
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8 Weelara Road, Town Beach
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8 Weelara Road, Town Beach
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8 Weelara Road, Town Beach
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7 Cavendish Street, Highgate

Price: About $1 million

Agent: Danielle Geagea, Zsa Zsa Property

Special Features: Expansion designed by an architect; rich in history

Beds: 3

Baths: 1

Cars: 2

Don’t be fooled by the quaint and unassuming cottage facade of this Highgate home, because hidden behind its characterful front door is a striking statement in modern architecture.

7 Cavendish Street, Highgate
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The quaint circa 1900 cottage was extended in the 1980s by Professor Simon Anderson, then head of the UWA School of Design and Architecture, for the former owner and renowned playwright, the late George Blazevic .

There is now an alley next to it named after the well-known writer; Blazevic Way.

7 Cavendish Street, Highgate
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Using a combination of steel, glass, brick and wood, the extension allowed Blazevic to write, entertain and immerse himself in his creative pursuits.

Rich in history, the house offers multiple relaxation areas to live comfortably and work from home.

7 Cavendish Street, Highgate
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Connecting the old to the new, the central bridge serves as the main artery between the structures and floods the house with natural light. The studio’s exposed jarrah ceilings and brick-paved floor are complemented by the recently renovated bathroom with teal tiles.

7 Cavendish Street, Highgate
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7 Cavendish Street, Highgate
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7 Cavendish Street, Highgate
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7 Cavendish Street, Highgate
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7 Cavendish Street, Highgate
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37 King Road, Kalamunda

Price: High $700,000

Agent: Susanne Broido, The Agency

Special Features: Living area; valley view

Beds: 3

Baths: 1

Cars: 2

Working in the kitchen isn’t so bad when you have a serene, leafy outlook.

The owners enjoyed the acreage benefits of living in the hills of Perth, often stopping to take in the views while cooking up a storm in the kitchen, or admiring the view across the valley while enjoying their meals on the outdoor terrace.

37 Kind Road, Kalamunda
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The best part though, was enjoying a rural way of life while being within walking distance of shops and having a heritage trail to explore across the road.

The house features an open concept kitchen and dining room with access to the patio, a family room with a wood stove and reverse cycle air conditioner, Jarrah polished floors and an electric shed.

37 Kind Road, Kalamunda
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It is a 30 minute drive from Perth CBD and 15 minutes from the airport. Kalamunda town center is within walking distance.

37 Kind Road, Kalamunda
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37 Kind Road, Kalamunda
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37 Kind Road, Kalamunda
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37 Kind Road, Kalamunda
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