INSIDE STORY

LAURA & JOE’S HOME

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Who lives here? Laura, an ac­coun­tant; Joe, a chef and restau­rant owner; their son, Max, 17; and daugh­ter Talia, 13. What’s one of the top perks of this home? Laura: “I don’t like to ad­mit it, but I don’t have much of a green thumb. I have a ten­dency to kill things! The land­scap­ing of the gar­den has been per­fectly de­signed to be low-main­te­nance, but also beau­ti­ful.” How do you see the home chang­ing over time? “The ren­o­va­tion has cre­ated a fan­tas­tic liv­ing space for a fam­ily with teenage kids. As our kids get older we’d like to evolve key ar­eas to cre­ate spa­ces for them to study or hang out, and al­low us to do our own thing, too.” The most chal­leng­ing part of the ren­o­va­tion? “Stay­ing true to our much-loved pe­riod home while cre­at­ing some­thing bold and new.”

1. Lux­u­ri­ous Cala­catta Mar­ble from CDK Stone. 2. Talia, Max, Laura and Joe take time out in the out­door room. 3. ‘Charles’ tray from Boyd Blue; tim­ber bowl from Coun­try Road. 4. ‘Moun­tain Sound’ by artist Clair Brem­ner from Es­tab­lished For...

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