Beachcomber’s 50th birthday

Beachcomber fans celebrating the Beachcomber’s 50th birthday with architect Nino Sydney (second from right). Ilse (fourth from right), possibly holds the record for longest Beachcomber resident, having built hers in 1964, and lived in it for 47 years.

South Turramurra, near Comenarra Parkway

Image courtesy of Nino Sydney

The boy is probably a grandpa now, but the Beachcomber Mark II looks resplendent amongst the less adventurous housing nearby. Comenarra Estate, South Turramurra. Photographed 1960s, image supplied by Nino Sydney.

Beachcomber by Night

The generous windows onto the sun-deck plus the highlight glass panels make Beachcombers shine in the dark (with energy efficient lamps of course).  This one is set in suburban bushland in Avalon.