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  • Writer's pictureJon Ruwolt

What are the Desirable Features of Federation Homes?

Updated: Aug 12, 2019

A federation style home in Ivanhoe, Victoria

Federation houses today represent some of the most desirable homes available in urban areas, embodying the light airiness of the Edwardian period, and exhibiting all the desirable aesthetic markers of this period - expensive simplicity, sunshine, and air:

  • Lofty, decorative ceilings, and their advantages: Air, Grandeur, & Light

  • Federation Ceilings & White Ceilings: Ornate Ceiling Decoration; Panelled ceilings

  • Bay Windows​, Leadlight Doors, Art Nouveau lead-light glass windows

  • Picture rails, Decorative Fireplaces, Fretwork Arches, Timber floorboards​

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