With the most beautiful views of the Derwent Estuary, this groundbreaking Esmond Dorney Modernist building is the third iteration of the architect’s home for himself (1948, 1966 and 1978) . Located atop the abandoned fortifications of Fort Nelson it with multiple radiating split levels a sunken lounge and a mid-century Modern interior, this is the home of your dreams. Heritage listed, it is considered one of Australia’s great buildings.
Address: 22 Gardenia Grove, Sandy Bay
Open: 10 am - 4 pm Saturday 10 November, 10 am - 4 pm Sunday 11 November. NO BOOKINGS REQUIRED
Highlights: Fort, conversation pit, roof design and views.
Building specs: Type: Fort & House. Year Built: 1904 (Fort Nelson) 1949, 1966 and 1978 (Dorney House). Architect: Esmond Dorney