Escape PLAN
Australian House & Garden Magazine|August 2020
Escape PLAN
A Victorian couple’s desire for the perfect weekender produced a cosy cabin-style retreat they never want to leave.
Stephen Crafti

For the most part, Max Waller, his wife Tara and their newborn baby live in a warehouse-style apartment on the fringe of Melbourne’s CBD. But since their rural retreat was completed, in December 2019, they are increasingly spending more of their week at Hepburn Springs, near Daylesford in Victoria’s Macedon Ranges.

About 90 minutes’ drive from the Wallers’ city pad, it’s the perfect place for some solitude (or isolating) and an idyllic environment from which to work if needed, says architect Tim Clarke, co-director of Telha Clarke.


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August 2020