Johanna VIC 3238

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Perched confidently within the foothills and valley the scene is truly picture perfect and this acutely desirable, absolute beach residence has a commanding presence with explosive views of rolling hills, Southern Ocean and beyond. Sculpted design, by Mark Gratwick and featured in Australia's Best Beach Houses publication.

The home is avant-garde with its angular roof line, set on slightly undulating topography of the land. The raised roof allows a greater panoramic view thinks to its razor edge soaring towards the sky.

Highly influenced by the geometric form, this home exhibits some of the best views available across the southern ocean and Johana beach. Nestled on 2 hectares (approx.) The position of the house reflects the best choice in viewing position, surrounded by the native landscape design gardens with abundant wildlife and fauna.
A series of external cladding materials topped by the distinctive roof. High ceilings and extensive glazing providing a safe haven from the wonders of the Southern Ocean, at all times maintaining direct visual connection to the view outside.

The combination of contemporary, rural and beachside elements gives the home a unique and eclectic charm.
In addition to its large glass windows, high level clerestory glazing allows the ingress of North winter sun, effectively warming the home. The home has been creatively zoned into pods, unified by the roof forms and utilizing the natural slope of the site through internal steps.

Colours, textures and materials were all chosen to assimilate with the seaside environment, the base structure comprises of timber and steel framing all anchored both visually and structurally to the central stone room, a dividing element within, in addition acting as a heat bank, capturing the sun through a glazed entry way.

The flooring is a beautifully dressed recycled timber that has been used throughout. The kitchen allows itself as a entertainer's delight. A 2.6 metre stone top bench, the pivotal point for both to encapture the visual theatre of the view and also practicality of cooking. The step down living room and stone fire place create an atmosphere of amazement of both view and practicality.
With 3 large bedroom the main bedroom sits comfortably gazing at this breath-taking vista, with walk in robe and large ensuite and spa overlooking the view.

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