As far as exhilarating locations go, Sarah and Jeff’s property on Sydney’s Northern Beaches is hard to beat. Perched at the top of a 20-metre high bluff it overlooks one of the city’s most secluded and pristine beaches, with the sound of breakers crashing below and unimpeded, front-row views of the swell. It’s also bordered by natural rugged bushland which stretches and arcs around to a neighbouring headland.
“It’s a unique scenario,” says Matt Leacy, designer and director of Landart, who was enlisted to design the garden for this extraordinary site. “The surrounding bush and headland are part of a nature reserve that can never be built out, so it’s a pretty rare find for Sydney.”
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ART AND SOUL
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