Stonington – Living History
Making a home means making memories – memories that come from the complex layering of interaction and place
Where you live is about much more than just a physical structure. A home is a personal landmark in the community, a manifestation of our unique ways of living, and a background for family and social interaction.
Homes and neighbourhoods are spaces that create and are the backdrop of memories – the history of the home becomes intertwined with individual histories and individual consciousness, where moments, space and time become one.
Renowned property developer, Ashington, has brought together the graceful architecture of times past with the luxurious modernity of today with its unique residential development, Stonington, in one of Melbourne’s most sought after suburbs, Malvern.
Set in the grounds of the historic Stonington Mansion and surrounding gardens, this recent residential precinct explores different living styles in various designs, including the Mansion Garden Apartments and Stonington Terraces.
Ashington have collaborated with design conceptualists, Demaine Partnership, to create the Mansion Garden Apartments. Here, you will find finishes with integrity that are sympathetic to the traditional surrounds, such as timber flooring, wool carpet and natural stone. Adding to the quality of living, each apartment has a dual aspect – whether it is to the gardens, the view of the Dandenong Ranges, the gatehouse or the mansion itself.
Rothe Lowman have brought their sensitive architectural approach to the Stonington Terraces, combining a clean philosophy that complements the existing mansion building. Individuality is at the core of the design, with external finishes ranging from natural materials, renders, stones and tinted glass, all of which respect and showcase the greenery of the landscape.
This precincts within Stonington Malvern nurture interaction, with community terraces and gardens the perfect place for individuals to communicate and relate.