This red and white little home is at 69 Rose Street, in the inner city suburb of Brunswick, of Melbourne, state of Victoria, Australia.
Among the very filled streets of this highly suburban area lays a house forgotten among many. Boarded up now for over 28 years, what has happened to this house? In 2011, a new metal fence was installed around the property but then all was still again.
A thick, rusted metal chain holds fast the front door to prevent unwanted guests. Over the entrance of the door, whatever decorative glass was there no longer remains. Leaving the interior open to insects, birds and even some elements of weather. Tin sheets cover each window, cinder blocks line up outside and the faded white of the bricks become sun bleached. The roof of the porch is crumbling some. A small chimney sticks out from its shingled roof.
An old singular key hole can be seen on the front wooden door. A dusty power meter juts out right next to the entry. This home has adorable features and is a shame to see it isolated among so many other lived in houses. The yard lays barren and unyielding to passersby.
Bricks and cinder blocks can be seen accumulating along the exterior. It seems as if someone is trying or at least wants to renovate this property. The whole neighborhood is active and lively with residents and students, yet this home remains silent and surrounded. From just a glance it looks as if the building is potentially structurally sound.
Where is the abandoned house of Rose Street located? You can find it with these coordinates. -37.756126, 144.952363.
Image 6 from Google Street View.