Peter Muller's iconic 1950s Palm Beach home listed

Peter Muller's iconic 1950s Palm Beach home listed
Peter Muller's iconic 1950s Palm Beach home listed

The Palm Beach house designed in 1954 by the acclaimed architect Peter Muller for his family has been listed for sale. They owned it for a decade.

The hilltop bushland home, with views towards Pittwater, has been sensitively modernised to enjoy the comforts of the 21st century.

Peter Muller's iconic 1950s Palm Beach home listed

Its two year refurbishment included the new zinc and glass roof that follows the original form of the then water filled roof by Althouse & Geiger which was inspired by the work of Californian architect Jack Hillmer. 

It is being marketed by the Modern House agency as 'the seminal mid-century family home of one of Australia's most influential architects."

Peter Muller's iconic 1950s Palm Beach home listed

It is on the AIA Register of Significant Buildings in NSW. He was an architect in private practice from 1952-1977 then in private international practice from 1977 until retiring aged 80 in 2007.

Peter Muller's iconic 1950s Palm Beach home listed

It has been listed by the Martin family who bought on the high rocky ridge for $1.8 million in 2013 from the real estate agent Peter Thane who had paid $265,000 in 1986.

Peter Muller's iconic 1950s Palm Beach home listed

Just along Bynya Road, former Mack Boots general manager, Grant Tuckett and Claire McDowd, who are now based in Melbourne, are selling their home.

Raine & Horne have a price guide of $3.2 million to $3.35 million given the home that cost $1.55 million in 2009 has had a major rebuild and the installation of its wet edge pool.

This article was first published in the Weekend Australian Mansion Australia property section.

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