Project: ‘Fisherman’s Walk’ Barkly Street Mornington – Part 2




Project:  Fisherman’s Walk

Location:  23A&B Barkly Street Mornington.

Developer:  Joseph Alesci

Builder: Hallbury Homes

“Classic features throughout, unrivalled attention to detail”


In part 2 of this feature project we highlight the two front townhouses at 23 Barkly Street. In collaboration with Joseph Alesci and Hallbury Homes, Kate Walker of Kate Walker Design assisted in the specification and sourcing of many of the hard finishes. These included the stone, engineered flooring, carpet and the latest in contemporary porcelain and stone tiles throughout.


Main Flooring: Wide Board Pre-Finished Engineered flooring in Smoked Oak. Now the most popular type of timber flooring used globally, engineered timber is remarkably strong and durable. Each plank comprises two or more layers of oak wood placed on top of multiple layers of thinly cut hardwood and softwood plantation timbers. The wide Oak boards used in this project reflect a timeless space and suit any home style from industrial to period. Sourced from only sustainable timber plantations this product is also a winner for the environment.


Outdoors: Honed Bluestone 600×300 floor tiles on front balconies for their minimal fuss yet optimum sophistication. Turkish Travertine 600×300 honed, cross-cut and filled was used to create the impressive wall features of these two front properties.


Adding warmth and texture to the bedroom floors Kate specified solution dyed nylon superior weave  carpet in Tipperaray. Durability and quality were key requirements.


Kitchen Bench top and Bathroom Vanities: 80mm Caesarstone in Almond Rocca. A smooth soft, modern look, these bench tops are a luxury feature. Caesarstone engineered stone surfaces are a smart alternative to products such as marble and granite for kitchen bench tops and splashbacks as well as bathroom vanities and wall linings, due to their impervious properties. These kitchens are flooded with soft light which combine beautifully with the overall ambient colour scheme.


Bathroom and Ensuite Tiles: Floor to ceiling porcelain Limestone polished tiles 600×600. Utilising the latest in Nanotechnology, these sublime tiles require no sealing. Feature splashbacks in the bathrooms comprise Penny Round Travertine stone mosaic tiles. The overall look perfectly complements the classic feel of these two homes.



Every aspect of this project involved thoughtful and meticulous planning to ensure the finished look combines modern form with outstanding functionality.

23c Barkly Street is currently for sale through local real estate agent Nicholas Lynch. Nicholas can be contacted on 0411 121 356 or visit

Specified, sourced and supplied by Kate Walker of Kate Walker Design.

If you would like a quote on any materials used in this project, please call

Kate Walker on 0422 425 523.

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At KWD we look at a project holistically. The sum of all the parts make the whole story work, and it’s this unique approach that sets us apart. The KWD experience provides a streamlined process. We specify, source and supply all hard finishes as well as carpets, rugs, custom furniture and soft furnishings, and manage the procurement, warehousing, freight and quality so every project is worry free. We work closely with interior designers, architects, developers and home-owners, selecting the ideal flooring, designing the perfect joinery and choosing the right paint colours for a wide range of design aesthetics. From finding the perfect paving stones and pool tiles to offering landscaping advice, KWD manages the whole design process. One contact, one invoice and staged deliveries ensure peace of mind. KWD's extensive global network of manufacturers, importers, agents and local wholesalers ensures the selected products are always available. Key supply partners are chosen for their ability to fulfil each project requirement, while our contract negotiation skills will always provide the most outstanding pricing. We often engage architects, draftsmen, lighting designers and builders to complete the design process. We embrace a consultative approach and develop lasting relationships with each and every client. It’s what the KWD team knows and loves. “Design is not a thing we do. It’s our way of life.” Kate Walker

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