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02 Contents 02 A Californian bungalow that celebrates both classic and contemporary design. A STYLISH TRANSFORMATION 05 Weaving together fresh contemporary design with heritage suburban style, this home is an effortless mix of old and new. SHOP THE STYLE 06 A place of verdant valleys peppered with heritage vineyards, the Hunter Valley is renowned for its world-class cellar doors and gourmet dining. IDYLLIC HUNTER VALLEY 08 How to take advantage of the chilly season and bring your property to life during a winter open home. STYLING FOR AWINTER SALE An exclusive look at luxury properties from around the globe, brought to you by Luxury Portfolio International. 12 LUXURY LIFESTYLE AT YOUR FINGERTIPS 10 LOCAL ESCAPES Head to Australia’s most sought-after holiday destinations right in our own backyard. 17 PROPERTY GUIDE Discover beautiful properties currently available to buy throughout Australia. I Editor-in-Chief HOLLY PERKS Holly 1 06 t’s been a tough and challenging time for Victorians, as they have been in and out of lockdown. The hospitality and retail industries have been hit hard by the pandemic and as a defining trait of Melbourne’s very fabric, now is the time to support these local businesses and communities. Your support can make the world of difference to small businesses across Australia. In this issue, we whisk you away to some of our favourite locations from our tour of a stylish California bungalow in Sydney’s Inner West, to the idyllic rolling hills of the Hunter Valley. We talk about how to style your home for a winter sale, and shine the spotlight on the holiday escapes you should book for your next local getaway. Enjoy the issue,  Instagram @sitchu.brisbane @sitchu.adelaide @sitchu.canberra  Facebook sitchusydney | sitchumelbourne sitchubrisbane | sitchuadelaide sitchucanberra  Pinterest @sitchuau Connec t wi th us EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Holly Perks CONTRIBUTORS Jayde Malifa Lucy Bell Bird Madeleine King Margaret Quilter Megan Cocco Virginia Jen GRAPHIC DESIGN Lily Kerr EDITORIAL, PARTNERSHIPS & ADVERTISING ENQUIRIES © Sitchu 2021 Sitchu LivingMagazine has taken constant care tomake sure that content is accurate on the date of publication. The views expressed in the articles reflect the author(s) opinions and do not necessarily reflect the views of the publisher and editor. The published material, adverts, editorials and all other content is published in a good faith. Sitchu Living Magazine cannot guarantee and accepts no liability for any loss or damage of any kind caused by this publication and errors and for the accuracy of claims made by the advertisers. COVER PHOTOGRAPHY: Interior Designer Studio Prineas @studioprineas Photographer Chris Warnes @chriswarnes WELCOME 08