Best retro homes currently on the market
Hands up if you love a retro home. Stepping through your front door and being transported back in time by a home that has maintained its original features on a daily basis must feel pretty cool.
No matter which period is your favourite, ’50s, ’60s or ’70s, there’s something to love about all of these time-capsule homes across Australia on the market right now.
This adorable home in the heart of Carlton has been in the same family for over 80 years.
Every bedroom at 173 Canning Street boasts a different wallpaper with stunning heirloom features throughout including the glass light fixtures.
When wooden panels meet colourful wallpaper, it’s sure to send a surge of nostalgia for those who grew up in the swinging ’60s.
7 Celtic Avenue in Clovelly Park, South Australia nails this look with the help of a retro dining table set and vintage cassette player.
Just add a splash of kitsch
This superb home at 18 Rhonda Street, Mount Waverley in Victoria has been maintained immaculately.
The timber kitchen has been suspended above the floor and the cabinetry handles and patterned tiles bring it all to life.
Dreaming of the past
Preston in Melbourne’s north is home to many time-capsule properties.
This one at 17 Raymond Street is a colourful blast from the past and comes complete with shiny patterned wallpaper and a very interesting carpet design.
The bathroom at this vintage property shows off a fun colour palette that could only be truly embraced in a retro era.
The rest of 2/90 Centennial Avenue in Chatswood, NSW has to be seen to be believed.
Make sure you check out the pressed tin walls in one of the bedrooms.