These Aerial Photos from 1966 show just 3 houses, the golf course at what is now the Recreation club and extensive sand dunes between Constantine Ave and Paradise Drive. Zoom in on the photos to see more detail and compare to a aerial shot from 2009.
Finance company says sell regardless ………. £29. Excellent investment for the working man. This advertisement thought to be from the 1950’s shows the curious Roman Street names e.g. Nero Ave, Titus Drv, Julius St, Tiberius Rd, Caesar Walk, Claudius St. Please e-mail if you know anything about how and why the streets were named.
Quoting from the National Heritage Database The Cups Country is the eastern section of the Nepean Peninsula Dune system and is of scientific interest because of its unusual topography. In terms of its geomorphological evolution, the area is unique in Victoria: usually the Pleistocene dunes are found in long parallel ridges but in this case […]
According to Nonda Katsalidis in 1992 “A modern beach house inclusive of vernacular sources which gives contemporary expression to vernacular forms”. The rusted ribbed top section of the house has earnt the house the nickname of the shipping container house from the locals. This house sits right on the foreshore overlooking the beach and surf […]
Paradise House at St Andrews Beach Victoria is a copper clad beach house located adjacent to the pristine Mornington Peninsula reserve. The design of this home focuses on the building’s longevity and environmental integration by careful material selection and a sculptural formal response to the physical and environmental site conditions. It is designed with extremely […]
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Arctic Circle? No, Rye Back Beach This article from The Age shows the amazing southern lights display in 2004 The southern lights, or aurora australis, have returned to Victoria’s skies, delighting stargazers with their shimmering, otherworldly colours. The spectacle should continue tonight and Friday, as waves of highly charged particles from the sun – known […]
St Andrews Beach A Tom Doak designed 18 hole course rated number 9 in Australia. The National Golf Club Three Championship 18 hole courses rated 8, 20 and 45th in Australia. Moonah Links Two 18 hole courses, venue for the Australian Open 2003 and 2005. The Dunes An 18 hole course rated number 15 in […]