Hybla & Eurythmic
Hybla was built in 1917 and has been in the family since our great grandfather, the first Sir Ernest Lee-Steere, used the winnings of two of his racehorses, “Hybla” and “Eurythmic”, to purchase the cottage after relocation from Kalgoorlie to its current home on Middleton Beach. He wished to maintain the Albany connection initiated by his wife’s father, C.Y. O’Connor, in the 1890s. In the years since, 5 generations of our family have enjoyed the cottage so it was important that we maintained the old character when renovating for the next chapter.
The renovation has resulted in the retention of a number of distinct areas as was a feature of the original cottage: