The Vincent

The Vincent

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Our previous display home, the 'Vincent' pays homage to Perry Lakes’ astonishing legacy, showcasing incredible depths of character, design and originality.

The Vincent is located in the Perry Lakes Estate, Floreat. The Perry Lakes Estate is highly sought after for both its rich history and enviable location just four kilometres from pristine beaches and only eight kilometres from the Perth CBD.

Austurban Homes utilised only master tradespeople and the highest quality products to create what we believe is one of the finest homes in both Perry Lakes and the greater Perth region.

Unlike other ‘display’ homes, this Show Home will demonstrate what’s possible when a truly boutique home building team pushes the limits for innovation, cutting-edge style and consummate quality.

The Vincent enjoys a conspicuous position within Perry Lakes and is highly visible from Brookdale Street; the main thoroughfare from Floreat to Claremont. More than just a builder in Perry Lakes, we are part of the community itself and proudly sponsor the Perry Lakes Hawks Junior Basketball Competition.

In a previous life, this esteemed site hosted numerous world-class athletics events, most notably the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games. Its transformation into a residential estate released incredibly rare land in Perth’s leafy and prestigious western suburbs.

Key Details

  • Four spacious bedrooms
  • Three bathrooms (including two ensuites)
  • Powder room
  • Open plan kitchen scullery, living and dining
  • Library
  • Activity room servicing minor bedrooms
  • Multi-purpose basement with wine cellar
  • Drop zone between garage and laundry
  • Outdoor living
  • Swimming pool
  • Architecturally designed landscaping

Key Features

  • Extensive open space including a void creating a 6 meter ceiling to the Living/Dining area
  • External walls featuring a combination of acrylic render, timber cladding and reconstituted concrete in rammed earth style
  • Ducted reverse cycle air conditioning
  • Commercial grade glazing throughout, including double-glazing in certain areas.
  • Invisible door handles

Internal Finishes

  • Highest quality appliances, tapware and sanitaryware
  • Extensive floor and wall tiling
  • Timber flooring to stairwell and upper level
  • Two sided gas fireplace
  • Extensive custom designed and built cabinetry
  • Natural stone throughout
  • Bespoke stainless steel benchtops in kitchen, scullery and laundry
  • Under-floor heating
  • High ceilings and split-level layout to create unique and inviting spaces
  • Comprehensive structured cabling design
  • Fully furnished to a standard befitting the home’s design and quality.

The Story of Trevor Vincent OAM

Our ‘Vincent' Show Home is dedicated to Trevor Vincent; former 3000 meter Australian Steeplechase runner who won gold at the British Empire & Commonwealth Games, Perry Lakes Stadium, Floreat Perth 1962. On this very site the name Vincent will again captivate and conquer taking first place at 5 Steeplechase Green, Floreat.

Trevor Vincent went on to compete at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. This Olympian's contribution as a competitor, coach and manager at Glenhuntly and Monash University Athletics has extended past 50 years. Trevor's phenomenal service to athletics has been recognised by him being awarded the Australian Sports Medal and the Medal of the Order of Australia.

Vincent, a young septuagenarian still runs weekly in the Dandenongs Victoria, volunteers at the National Sports museum at the MCG, and is a committee member of Athletics International. In addition, he is a coach and mentor to young athletes.

Austurban Homes is honoured to be able to make a dedication to Trevor Vincent's amazing achievements and service to community by naming our Show Home "The Vincent”.

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The Design

The privilege of constructing a new home within Perry Lakes brings with it strict design covenants that reflect the housing styles of the 1950's and 1960's. These homes reflected the ever-popular modernist movement that challenged traditional views on architecture by placing greater emphasis on the form of the building itself. Expressed in part by boxlike elevations, skillion or very low pitched roofs and large expanses of glazing

Much like meeting a client’s design brief, our master designers have fused key design traits of the era with ontrend architectural features, resulting in a truly unique home defined by clean lines, light-filled living spaces and a bold connection to the outdoors.