Edwardian Period Extensions and Designs Melbourne

If you are wanting to restore and renovate your Edwardian home to its former beauty and glory then the team at VED can help. We are experts in heritage home restorations and renovations in the inner East suburbs of Melbourne. From Richmond to Prahran and Cremorne to Carnegie.

Keep the nostalgia and history intact whilst adding space and modern updates. 

  • Experienced with heritage overlays
  • Design and construction within heritage requirements
  • Add value and space with custom renovation
  • Authentic and true to period restorians
  • Modern extensions
  • Architect and design team

Ideas for Edwardian Home Renovations

Edwardian period homes have the unique ability to blend modern with period seamlessly. Clean lines and modern lighting met by detailed era-appropriate flourishes such as grand fireplaces or iron lacework. VED are specialist in period home renovations and extensions Melbourne.
  • Adding second storey
  • Redesign floor layout
  • Introduce better functionality and flow
  • Add inbuilt storage
  • Add ground floor rear extension
  • Updating rear layout into open plan kitchen, dining and family space
  • High ceilings maintained for extension
  • Floor to ceiling windows and sliding doors in rear extension
  • Sound proofing
  • Period matching skirts and architraves
  • Home automation
In our 30 years of design and construct experience in the Inner East of Melbourne we have worked on many Edwardian projects. When partnering with us you have the advantage of not only one point of contact for the whole project from the first design sketch through to architect drawings, onsite trades and design finishes. But you get the advantage of our specialist renovation experience and restoration of Edwardian homes.

Edwardian Restoration 

VED are specialists in restoring Edwardian homes. Our high quality craftsmanship of recreating the original period look. We can work within heritage overlays and heritage laws, and have many contacts to source original or remade period materials.  
  • Restore heritage facades and verandahs
  • Rebuild heritage verandah
  • Remake or restoring corbels, cornices, parapets, timber fluting, iron lacework
  • Restore or remake original Edwardian fireplace and mantels
  • Source original or heritage replica materials
  • Brick and mortar restoration
  • Match windows to original architecture with period hardware
If you are wanting to restore your Edwardian home in Melbourne’s inner east suburbs then call our expert team at VED. We will visit your home free of charge and provide cost approximation along with a free hand concept drawing.

Edwardian House Renovations

Any renovation on a Melbourne Edwardian home must be sympathetic to its heritage and period character. Bringing new life to your older home will mean the home can be well loved and lived in for decades. And if you are renovating to sell in near future you will guarantee a great increase in value with an expert Edwardian renovation by our team at VED.
The first step in your renovation journey will begin with a home visit from our team – free of charge – to see your home and understand you renovation ideas and needs. At this first meeting we will draw a freehand design sketch and give you an approximate cost for the project.

From her we move to step two which is a concept meeting. The purpose if this meeting is to explore further the design ideas and your expectations. Then we deliver a scaled drawing with written specs and a more detailed project cost – being within 5% to 10% of the final price. 

Step three is a review meeting to look over the concept proposal and architect drawings.The highly experienced VED estimating team will price all materials, restoration work and renovation costs for a fixed price contract quote. 

Step four is when you agree to proceed on the project. Finalisation of the design and construction, start and finish dates and contract price. Upon signing we proceed to lodgment and approval of drawings and once a building permit is issued, your renovation begins.

Modern Restoration for Edwardian Homes

Our skilled craftsmanship shows in every aspect of our period restoration projects. In consultation with you, a design a concept is developed with the best period and modern materials sourced. When adding modern design elements and updating the home to be suitable to a modern lifestyle, your design needs to be in line with any heritage laws but also aim to enhance the homes heart and bones.

By this we mean maintaining the heritage character of your home but being able to enjoy modern living spaces and extra thoughtfully designed and built renovated spaces.
Maintaining the romantic feel of your period Edwardian whilst combining modern elements and new building additions needs skillful attention to detail and thorough planning – everything VED takes great pride in



Our office is situated in East Hawthorn and we focus or services in the inner east suburbs of Melbourne.

For example – Hawthorn, Richmond, East Hawthorn, Camberwell, Glen Iris, Toorak, Armadale, Malvern, Deepdene, Balwyn, Kooyong,South Yarra ,Prahran
Brighton, Abbotsford, Burnley, Cremorne, Carnegie, Ivanhoe,Kew, Elsternwick and other inner East suburbs.

383 Tooronga Rd
Hawthorn East VIC 3123, Australia
+61 3 9832 1900