1st edition- Australian Country Homes
It was a case of the right person for the job when landscape design consultant Barbara Landsberg bought a historic Blue Mountains property.
With a bit of help from her friends and a lot of help from her stepfather, Natalie Holt achieved a wonderfully rustic rural retreat in northern NSW.
A long rein
From her home on Victoria’s Bellarine Peninsula equestrian Mary Hanna has reached the zenith of a career that includes competing in five Olympic Games.
A colonial collage
World Heritage-listed Brickendon is a remarkable repository of Tasmanian colonial history, continuously farmed by the Archer family since 1824.
Tea, roses and rest
Green tea and a lamb named Boofa are just a part of the Leckie family story at Heatherly in Victoria’s Acheron valley.
Poetry in Pastels
With her bowerbird instincts and a fantastic eye for colour, Beth Newton has transformed a modest worker’s cottage.
Darling of the Downs
Inspired by the great country estates of the UK, Harrow station and homestead have become a Darling Downs landmark.
The planets aligned for yoga teacher Rose Hawkins with a move to the Sunshine Coast hinterland.
From the wilds of America’s Washington State to the tranquillity of central Victoria, this garden of Eden is nourished with family history.
Kirsty Ballentine-Turnbull brings equal measures of wanderlust and passion for a cool Bohemian aesthetic to her homewares importing business.
For the love of Lakemba
A pair of scientists pulled out all the stops on a huge renovation in Ipswich, a Queensland city with the ambience of a big country town.
Rooms with a view
Third generation sheep farmers Sally-Ann and John Cottle live in spectacular surrounds in the Monaro high country.
Roz and Peter Seppelt respect age-old skills and a long history of hospitality at their South Australian home.
Paddock to plate
A career in catering has taken Brigid Kennedy from the high seas to the Southern Highlands of NSW.
Collectors, heritage lovers and restoration enthusiasts Dominic and Marie Romeo brought life back to one of Victoria’s heritage-listed hill stations.
Seeds of inspiration
From her home base in southern Queensland Susan Volz’s mission is to solve the disconnection between urban dwellers and food production.