540 Churchill Avenue House

540 Churchill Avenue, Sandy Bay

No bookings required, just turn up!

Architects: Barry Fisher (1957); Peter Stuchbury (2015); Gaetano Palmese (2021)

Barry Fisher designed this humble, well-thought-out home early in his career, prior to turning to other pursuits outside of pure architecture. The home was designed for Mr HH Smart, the owner of a tugboat and lighterage firm, and his seafaring influences can be seen throughout. Beautifully perched on Churchill Avenue the house has expansive views across Hobart and is adorned with speciality Tasmanian timbers and exquisite joinery.

An artful addition by acclaimed architect Peter Stutchbury and an internal intervention later on by local architect Gaetano Palmese enhance this humble home.

Tours: Saturday 11 November + Sunday 12 November 2023, 1 pm, 1:30 pm, 2 pm, 2:30 pm, 3 pm, 3:30 pm (no bookings required, just turn up).

Note: This is a shoe-free household.


Sandy Bay

Building Type


Architectural Periods

Contemporary (2001-current)

Mid-Twentieth Century (1940-1960)


Architectural Design

New to Program


Stair Access Only

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