Before & After: An Australian Victorian Home Gets Rescued From a Bad ’70s Remodel

Before & After: An Australian Victorian Home Gets Rescued From a Bad ’70s Remodel

By Michele Koh Morollo
A careful renovation saves this Victorian home in Melbourne from losing its historical charm.

In 2014, Steph Hegerty and her husband purchased a Victorian on Liscard Street in the Melbourne suburb of Elsternwick. The house had been so badly remodeled in the 1970s that most of its historical details were no longer visible, so the couple renovated it into a contemporary residence that’s now available for purchase through NOKK, a new property platform that brings more stock and transparency to the real estate market.

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