Hamptons-style beach house inspired by magazine

first_imgThe home is located at 19 Daybreak Blvd, Casuarina. Picture: Realestate.com.au/buyEverything in this gorgeous beach house has been given a personal touch — right down to the door handles.Brett and Robyn Handley say they had always dreamt of retiring by the beach and when they found this block at Casuarina decided to build their dream house.The property looks like it should be out of a magazine. Picture: Realestate.com.au/buyFast forward two years and the couple says they couldn’t have pictured a better house.With glamorous style oozing from every corner, wall and even the detailed ceiling — the property is an ode to perfect Hamptons.Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 4:02Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -4:02 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p360p360p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. 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This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenA mini Hamptons home04:02Brett describes his house as having distinct magazine-style which was a result of Robyn’s meticulous styling.“Robyn has a real flair for interiors, she is a qualified interior stylist but she has never worked as one,” he says.The house wouldn’t look out of place in the pptons. Picture: Realestate.com.au/buy“We had never built a house from scratch where we had a say on everything that went into it so when it came to this property we spared no expense and just did what we loved.“My wife would find a certain feature or decor item in a magazine and we would hunt the exact same one down, and believe me it wasn’t an easy process.More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North3 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa23 hours ago“If she saw it in a magazine she believed it must exist so it couldn’t be impossible to track it down.”The home has a fireplace. Picture: Realestate.com.au/buyThe Hamptons kitchen flows into the living and dining space while the backyard leads to the beach.Burnt Oak timber flooring and double french doors open to the “boat house”, a covered alfresco entertaining area.“The back deck is my favourite part,’’ he says.‘‘We call it the boat house because it has a lighthouse- shaped window and feels like you’re in a boat house, it is a wonderful place to read a book and listen to the ocean.’’The kitchen is a sleek white. Picture: Realestate.com.au/buyHe says the couple went as far as importing garage doors and door handles from the US.“The business we were buying them from didn’t even ship to Australia so we had to navigate around that,” he says.Inside is light and spacious. Picture: Realestate.com.au/buy“I’m an engineer by trade so Robyn and I worked together with the builders to put the house together exactly the way we had dreamt.”The American classic style house is poised on a 715sq m block and has access to a beachside boardwalk from the back gate.Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:45Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:45 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p360p360p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. 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