4 Elmstead Drive, Higher Sturt. Pic: realestate.com.au


South Australia is famend for its quirky character properties, however none fairly like this one.

Sharp angles and ranging shapes characterise the four-bedroom Higher Sturt property at 4 Elmstead Drive.

Neglect squares and rectangles, this home additionally has circle and triangle-shaped home windows and a hovering raked ceiling.

House owners Darcie and Thomas Nottage have reluctantly listed the home on the market about three years after buying it.

4 Elmstead Drive, Higher Sturt. Pic: realestate.com.au


4 Elmstead Drive, Higher Sturt. Pic: realestate.com.au


4 Elmstead Drive, Higher Sturt. Pic: realestate.com.au


“I instantly fell in love with it,” Ms Nottage stated.

“We’ve been there for a bit over three years and we’re solely leaving as a result of we’re shifting to Clare for work.

“It was in-built 1981 by an architect who did it for himself.

“When he first constructed it, it was so much smaller – it was one bed room upstairs and had a spherical window, it was this kooky little treehouse.”

She stated he later prolonged it to show it into the home it’s as we speak.

“You’ll be able to inform this was an architect making his dream home,” Ms Nottage stated.

It spans two ranges and occupies a 1379sqm block on the excessive aspect of the road, providing picturesque views of surrounding bushland.

There are two bedrooms, a toilet and an open kitchen, dwelling and eating space that flows seamlessly onto a wraparound deck on the bottom flooring, whereas two bedrooms, a powder room and retreat are on the highest flooring.

4 Elmstead Drive, Higher Sturt. Pic: realestate.com.au


4 Elmstead Drive, Higher Sturt. Pic: realestate.com.au


4 Elmstead Drive, Higher Sturt. Pic: realestate.com.au


Ms Nottage stated the upstairs bed room with a spherical window, which they used as a sitting room, was her favorite in the home.

The established gardens, which additionally attracted many birds that the Nottages recurrently fed, was additionally a spotlight.

Ms Nottage hoped the brand new homeowners would love the home as a lot as they did – and continued to feed the birds.

“It has been laborious to go away as a result of I actually do love the home and I do know we’re probably not going to have the ability to recreate the sensation of this home,” she stated.

“We’ve spent a while convincing ourselves that change is important.”

Timms Actual Property brokers Jason Mills and Alice Moorehouse are promoting the property, which can go to public sale on February 6.

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