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10 Architectural Homes You Can Stay In Or Airbnb! – The Design Files | Australia's most popular design blog.

We feature A LOT of incredible houses on The Design Files – which we know sparks much wistful dreaming (and a hint of green-eyed envy) imagining what life might look like in one of these homes.

With this in mind, we have compiled a roundup of the BEST architectural homes you can actually stay in. Bask in these archi dream-homes from around the country, just don’t make yourself toooo comfortable as unfortunately, you do need to leave…

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Coombe Estate · The Garden of Dame Nellie Melba – The Design Files | Australia's most popular design blog.

Today we visit the garden of one of Australia’s most celebrated icons, Dame Nellie Melba! In 1909, after twenty years touring the world with her marvellous voice, our first lady of opera returned home to Australia. Upon her arrival she purchased a property in Coldstream, Victoria, and built her home and a garden shortly after.

A century has passed since then, and through the collaborative efforts of Dame Nellie Melba’s family, a team of expert gardeners and the estate’s property manager Daniel Sinclair Johnson, the garden remains intact and has been largely preserved in its original state. Coombe Estate now hosts daily garden tours, with its vineyard and restaurant located next door – the perfect summer day trip!

Story by our gardens columnist, Georgina Reid of The Planthunter.

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