Sitchu Living

an you believe we’re already halfway through the year? It’s incredible how quickly time has flown. Now in its third year of publication, Sitchu Living is your curated guide to stylish homes, dreamy getaways and neighbourhood gems produced in partnership with leading real estate agencies Belle Property, Hockingstuart and Acton. In this issue, you’ll be whisked away to Ascot in Brisbane’s north east to discover more about the leafy suburb with heritage homes and an abundance of green spaces. In our home tour, we’ll take you inside picture-perfect Wahroonga House and share the story behind its eclectic design. Plus, you’ll get expert tips on buying a home off-market and discover some of the most beautiful houses on the market right now. We hope you love the issue! 02 Contents 02 NATURAL HAVEN This stunning makeover of a 1950s home holds a deep connection to the outdoors. SHOP THE STYLE Channel the eclectic style of Wahroonga House with our edit of homeware finds. GRAND & GREEN ASCOT Explore Ascot’s enviable heritage homes and welcoming, leafy streets. THE PROS AND CONS OF BUYING OFF-MARKET Find out why this selling method has become increasingly popular across real estate markets and whether it’s right for you. LOCAL ESCAPES Head to Australia’s most sought-after holiday destinations right in our own backyard. LUXURY LIFESTYLE AT YOUR FINGERTIPS An exclusive look at luxury properties from around the globe, brought to you by Luxury Portfolio International. PROPERTY GUIDE Discover beautiful properties currently available to buy throughout Australia. C Editor-in-Chief HOLLY PERKS Holly 1 06  Instagram @sitchu.brisbane @sitchu.adelaide @sitchu.canberra  Facebook sitchusydney | sitchumelbourne sitchubrisbane | sitchuadelaide sitchucanberra  Pinterest @sitchuau Connec t wi th us EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Holly Perks CONTRIBUTORS Emma Bishop Jayde Malifa Lucy Bell Bird Madeleine King Margaret Quilter GRAPHIC DESIGN Identity Marketing EDITORIAL, PARTNERSHIPS & ADVERTISING ENQUIRIES WELCOME 08 05 06 08 10 12 17 © Sitchu 2022 SitchuLivingMagazinehastakenconstantcaretomake surethatcontent isaccurateonthedateofpublication. The views expressed in thearticles reflect theauthor(s) opinions and do not necessarily reflect the views of the publisher and editor. The published material, adverts, editorials and all other content is published in a good faith. Sitchu LivingMagazine cannot guarantee and accepts no liability for any loss or damage of any kind caused by this publication and errors and for the accuracy of claims made by the advertisers. COVER PHOTOGRAPHY: Interiors Decoration: Tom Mark Henry @tommarkhenry_ Architect: Quantum Built @quantumbuilt Photography: Damian Bennett @damianbennettphoto