This beauty is one close to my heart.
Welcome to my parents home for the last ten years. I didn't spend my formative time here, but my own children did. We're a foodie family who 'live to entertain', and miss bali-bungalow has delivered 100% on that. Now it's time for Mum & Dad to spend more time exploring and less time hosting – they're passing this dream home to the next lucky family and I'm taking one last tour of this timelessly renovated beauty.
Many a dinner-party has been hosted perched among the palms
I call her miss Bali-Bungalow because the original bones are most definately Bungalow – enclosed verandah entrance, weatherboard exterior, polished wood floors. Layered over this, thanks to a clever renovation, are details reminiscent of Balinese resorts – carved panels, louvre windows and views over epic tropical planting.
The frangipani trees deliver thier fragrance on the sea breeze
The guest bedroom is the dreamiest room in the house. Something about the leafy outlook and informal, yet elegant styling, brings on an afternoon-nap-like tranquility.
The cream for me is the powder room - gold lame wallpaper, hidden tiled drawers and absolute perfect mirror placement. Made all the more magnificent by the presence of this lamp-come-sculpture.
Bathroom goals (photo by Jenna Smith)
There is a very special light throughout this house – thanks to the considered placement of windows, skylights, louvers, and mirrors.
The previous owners had a meticulous eye and sophisticated taste. Their renovation is made all the more unique thanks to my parent's love for collecting and displaying, art & objects of all shapes and kinds.
This room shows what a perfect match my parents' style has been with the finishing choices of the previous owners. Timeless designer couches sit quite comfy with the enduring dark brown carpet and curtains.
Note to self - beautiful bespoke joinery is a worthy investment