Light-Filled Spaces That Inspire
Whether it’s a balcony, a backyard, a courtyard, a deck, a verandah, or a rooftop terrace, if it’s ‘north facing’ it means the area will bathed in natural light and sunshine for most of the day.
Whether it’s a balcony, a backyard, a courtyard, a deck, a verandah, or a rooftop terrace, if it’s ‘north facing’ it means the area will bathed in natural light and sunshine for most of the day. Plus, having a north-facing outdoor area adds a huge amount of value to your home.
For sun-starved Melbournians, making the most of a northerly aspect can make the world of difference when it comes to having a comfortable and inviting home with a beautiful space to relax and entertain. Not only that, a home with optimally positioned windows and glass doors, oriented towards the north, is generally more energy efficient, costing less to heat in the winter months and requiring less electricity for lighting.
Marshall White is currently listing a wealth of beautiful properties with delightful north-facing areas, perfect for spring and summer alfresco entertaining.
Port Phillip – 380 Montague Terrace, Albert Park
EOI close: 25 October
A north facing terrace with electric hatch embraces magnificent city views from the rooftop of this converted historic stable, now a 4-bedroom, 4-bathroom architectural masterpiece.
Bayside – 8/4 Dudley Street, Brighton
For Private Sale
A private and luxurious 3-bedroom ground-floor apartment with a north-facing alfresco decked-courtyard and swimming pool set amongst low-maintenance Jack Merlo designed gardens.
Boroondara – 45 Kent Street, Kew
Auction: 23 October
This stunning lifestyle oasis features a light-filled living room that opens to a north-facing covered deck, ideal for year-round relaxing and al fresco dining overlooking the garden.
Stonnington – The Penthouse, 14 Martin Court, Toorak
Auction: 22 October
Bathed in northern light, this palatial open plan entertainer’s domain features a sitting area, dining space and a relaxed living zone, all opening to a north facing balcony offering leafy views to St Johns Church.
Mornington Peninsula – 6 Quinton Court, Mt Eliza
For Private Sale
A ‘Byron Bay-esque’ family oasis with a north-facing solar heated pool and spa, adaptable pool house and covered deck spanning the length of the house providing the perfect outdoor entertaining zone.
Balwyn – 409 Belmore Road, Balwyn
Auction: 15 October
Charming, 4-bedroom brick family home, well elevated from the street and surrounded by established gardens, on a north-facing allotment, with opportunity to extend or rebuild (STCA).