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Scandinavian-inspired villa renovation in Parnell

A flair for Scandinavian design and a love of white are behind this stunningly modern villa renovation

Scandinavian-inspired villa renovation in Parnell

From the outside, Tony and Agge Burt’s 1908 villa bears the ornate hallmarks of its Colonial design. But step beyond the heritage-protected façade and you’re transported to modern-day Sweden. Through the wide hallway with its whitewashed American oak floors, a recycled kauri staircase descends into a spacious urban oasis decorated in minimalist Scandinavian style. “People walk in and get a big surprise,” says Tony.

Words by: Rebecca Barry Hill
Photography by: Todd Eyre

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