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In The Press

WE HAVE BEEN FORTUNATE ENOUGH TO BE FEATURED IN VARIOUS PRINTED AND ONLINE PUBLICATIONS, AND FILMED FOR TELEVISION. TAKE A LOOK AT OUR HIGHLIGHTS:


 
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‘AUSTRALIAN HOUSE & GARDEN’ MAGAZINE

Healthy Abode is featured in the November 2018 issue of this national magazine — The Wellness Issue.

To read the full article, click here.

In the same issue, our lounge was also featured, voted in the Top 50 rooms for 2018 in Australian House and Garden. To see our entry, click here.

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‘BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS’ INTERVIEW WITH JOHANNA GRIGGS

Featured on Channel 7 on Friday 6 July, 2018.

To watch full feature, click here

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‘GREEN’ MAGAZINE — ISSUE 62, 5 JULY 2018

HEALTHFUL & HEARTFELT

“A family finds harmony with the natural world through their meticulously composed, sustainability-focused country home.”

To read the full article, click here

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BRISBANE NEWS ARTICLE

“Fewer things are more enticing in winter than mountain views and a roaring fireplace.

The Samford Valley home of Lee and Lee-Anne Stevens offers both, with a forested setting and a home perfectly tuned to winter.”

Read the full article online here

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‘THE DESIGN FILES’ INTERVIEW

“Our favourite amphibian Kermit the Frog famously stated ‘it’s not easy being green’ – but ‘The Greenhouse’ in the Samford Valley, Queensland shows it is possible to combine refined architectural design with eco-friendly values!

Lee-Anne and Lee Stevens share their healthy home with daughter Poppy (4), Lillee the pug, six friendly chickens and honey bees. This serene retreat encourages its inhabitants to connect to the environment around them, without compromising on a crisp, contemporary aesthetic.”

Read the full article online here

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‘BETTER HOMES & GARDENS’ FEATURE WITH JOH & PETE

Click here to see full feature on the New Farm house

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‘ROCKCOTE PAINT’ WEBSITE FEATURE

“Brisbane couple, Lee and Lee-Anne Stevens went to great lengths to find natural, toxin-free and sustainable products when renovating their 1920s Queenslander.

They knew they would be moving in just after the birth of their first child, Poppy and wanted to create the purest possible environment for their “little being” to call home. Their vision was for an architecturally designed home that was also functional and eco-friendly.”

Read the full article online here

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‘BRISBANE NEWS’ FEATURE

“Natural Wonder: Queenslander gets a fresh new look with an eco-friendly focus.

This 1920s-built Queenslander has been given a new lease on life with a makeover that was featured on Channel &’s ‘Better Homes and Gardens’. It is set on a 443sqm block that is 3km from the city, in a cup-de-sac.

The four-level house has state-of-the-art appointments, including blackout timber floors, a Calcutta marble kitchen island, ad timber feature walls and joinery, It has been redesigned with an eco-friendly focus, with tinted windows for heat and glare reduction, non-toxic paint and natural recycled materials used throughout.

Upon entry is a foyer, with stairs that lead to a two-car garage and storage area. Beyond the flyer is a large open-plan kitchen, dinging and lunge area. The kitchen features a wall of cabinets crafted from blackbutt timber, and European appliances that include a plate warmer, hotplate and a dishwasher. Next to the kitchen is a laundry with a laundry chute and built-in ironing board. Outside is a deck, which has views to an established garden and a swimming pool.

On the upper two levels are four bedrooms. The main bedroom, which is the back of the house, has a walk-in wardrobe and an ensuite. The other three bedrooms have walk-in wardrobes. There is also a rumpus room, which has access to a covered veranda.

The house also has a video intercom and ducted vacuum system, and is close to New Farm Park, and the Emporium and Gasworks shopping precincts.”

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‘COURIER MAIL’ NEWSPAPER FEATURE

“Green boost for a classic.

The redesign incorporates natural recycled materials and non-toxic elements to create an impressive environment. Within the new look is a freshened frontage and new bracketing roof structure which rises on the eastern ridge.

The wet areas include Venetian and Marrakesh solid lime wash, Villeroy & Both toilet suites and Roger Seller basins. Other features include Hans Grohe and Hansa tap ware, a Jetmaster fireplace, ducted and zoned heating and cooling system, ceiling fans, video intercom, alarm system, water filtration system and outdoor shower.

Eco-friendly enhancements include low toxin E zero paint.”