Set to make its mark on Nedlands

Lucy RutherfordThe West Australian
9 Florence Road, Nedlands.
Camera Icon9 Florence Road, Nedlands. Credit: DUET Property Group.

Curated and designed by DKO Architecture and brought to life by Willem Properties, UMBRA in Nedlands comprises three luxury green-titled properties, with the first located at 9 Florence Road now launched.

Willem Properties Director Tim Wang said the vision for UMBRA was a bespoke development that was responsive to its surroundings and a form that was both functional and elegant.

 UMBRA is a bespoke development that was responsive to its surroundings.
Camera Icon UMBRA is a bespoke development that was responsive to its surroundings. Credit: Supplied.

“Defined by strong design and impeccable finishes, UMBRA is like no other,” he said.

“It is set to become an architectural landmark in Nedlands.

“The homes have been designed to present a unique facade that effortlessly slips into the existing streetscape.

“The design utilises a contemporary approach with its architecture through adopting clean, geometric lines, whilst still being sympathetic to the surrounding built form through its scale and materiality.

“The homes use a mixture of simple raw materials and fenestrations to complement the old and new architectural style of their neighbourhood.”

DKO Architecture Studio Director Dennis Chew said he wanted to create a design that was responsive to the context.

“I wanted an architectural language that is simple and sophisticated – an outcome that stands the test of time and complements the leafy nature of the suburb,” he said.

Each house has been purposefully designed from top to bottom to create bespoke residences that offer a lifestyle of both elegance and ease.

An open-plan living area inspires relaxation and entertainment.
Camera IconAn open-plan living area inspires relaxation and entertainment. Credit: Supplied.

They aim to provide a sanctuary and a recluse from a long day at work, or leisure, with indulgent areas inside and out so you are cocooned in comfort all year-round.

An open-plan living area inspires relaxation and entertainment with a seamless transition from indoors to the outdoor living area.

Three generous bedrooms come with well-appointed double walk-in robes in the master and ample-sized wardrobes in the secondary bedrooms.

Each house offers generous rear courtyards with access to natural light featuring timber decking and built-in outdoor joinery.

The facades incorporate elegant yet functional architectural features such as deep window reveals for privacy, vertical sun-shading battens and robust, locally sourced materials.

“Elegant marble and brushed finishes layered with timber flooring and joinery create a sense of luxury,” Mr Wang said.

“High-end utility further amplifies your living experience, with appliances from Miele to enhance and simplify your daily culinary rituals.

“Crafted with exquisite attention to detail, timeless palettes and materiality have been carefully selected to give these homes a curated living experience.”

Mr Wang said in every direction, this Nedlands location had something to offer.

“With an abundance of amenities at your fingertips, the homes are within close proximity to cafes, shops, schools, transport, Nedlands Golf Club and Melvista Park,” he said.

“Alongside this, the coveted convenience to plentiful amenities, proximity to the Perth CBD and walkability to the nearby Swan River allows you to wander near and far.

“Nedlands is renowned for its natural beauty and leafy streetscapes where you can breathe in the fresh air and bask in the many outdoor entertainment spaces.”

9 Florence Road, Nedlands

Beds: 3

Baths: 2

Price: Contact agent

Agent: DUET Property Group

Contact: Michelle Kerr, 0412 770 743 or Jake Polce, 0404 651 734

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