Ever since tying the knot in the small town of Flinders on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula, this couple hasn’t been able to stop thinking about it. Nothing seemed to compare no matter where they parked on the pristine coastline in the years following. Then, in 2019, three years after parting with their home in the nearby town of Blairgowrie, an opportunity arose that they couldn’t miss.
Knowing they needed someone who understood and sympathised with their design aspirations, they commissioned emerging Melbourne-based architecture firm Insider Outsider to collaborate with them on the project. Matt Westle, one of the owners, also happens to be the builder. At the forefront of the design is a preference for sustainability, and for light-filled, comfortable living spaces where the family can fully immerse themselves in the laid-back lifestyle of coastal Victoria.