SANTA CLAUS would feel right at home amongst all the Baltic timber in this Inglewood home. The minute you step inside this Macaulay Crescent home, the terracotta floors, pine panelling and support beams create a rustic feel.
The formal lounge is redolent of a picture-perfect Crimbo with a natural stone fireplace to hang stockings, flanked by a tall Christmas tree. The spacious, rustic kitchen has a sweep of timber benchtops and a double pantry, and recycled pine and corrugated tin has been up-cycled on the many cupboards.
Banks of casement windows and french doors look out onto the neat garden with its high walls, faux grass and paved afresco. The main bedroom is on the ground floor; a cosy space with pine floors, beamed ceiling and a walk-in-robe. The generous en suite has a spa bath and separate shower, and continues the wood theme with a loo with a timber surround and seat.
There are three more bedrooms on the second level, and a huge sitting area that would make a great rumpus room. Each of the bedrooms and the sitting room has a vaulted, beamed ceiling. And one has a cute play room that is a bit like an indoor cubby or Santa’s grotto under the eaves.
This delightful family home is next to Macaulay Park, with the Mt Lawley Golf Club and Mt Lawley High School around the corner. And there’s plenty of shops and cafes just up the road on the Beaufort Street strip.
by JENNY D’ANGER
22 Macaulay Crescent, Mt Lawley
0405 812 273
Acton Mt Lawley