Saturday, August 22, 2009

South Coogee Federation Classics

Coogee Federation Classics

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Coogee is a suburb of contrasts, beach and cliffs, apartments on the lower ground, large established houses on the heights.
I think this Federation Bungalow house has to be the star of the suburb:
Thomas Street Coogee
Thomas Street Coogee

And a side view, check out all the chimneys in perfect condition;
Note the large 5-pane bay window and the two bow bay windows in the front, with excellent detailing:
House, Higgs and Thomas Streets, Coogee
House, Higgs and Thomas Streets, Coogee

The Queen Anne style is particularly well represented by this building in Dudley Street:
Dudley Street Coogee
Dudley Street Coogee

Another Queen Anne style residence on the flat area of Carr Street has been renovated to resemble the Arts and Crafts style, down on the flat:

Carr Street Coogee

Here is a front view from Google Street View: (sorry about the quality)
This is quite a large residence, isn't it!
Another elegant classic Federation example from the Thomas and Dudley Street area:
And from around the corner in Higgs Street South Coogee
Higgs Street South Coogee
Higgs Street South Coogee

The northerly neighbour of this house has been recently advertised for sale:
This house for sale has a traditional picket fence and more established garden.