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Oh honey: Elyse Knowles and Josh Barker & # 39; s plans for their $ 1 million South Melbourne mansion are reportedly thwarted by their neighbors

& # 39; They are trying to make a ridiculously large thing! & # 39; Elyse Knowles and Josh Barker's plans for a $ 1 million mansion in Melbourne are thwarted by angry neighbors & # 39;

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Elyse Knowles and Josh Barker & # 39; s plans for their $ 1 million South Melbourne mansion are reportedly thwarted by their neighbors.

The winners of Block 2017 submitted plans in March for the partial demolition of the path – which they bought last year – and the addition of a cellar, a roof terrace and a garden.

But their neighbors reportedly filed 18 objections to the couple's ideas, with one resident angrily claiming to try a & # 39; ridiculously oversized & # 39; to make a home in a & # 39; working class & # 39; area.

Oh honey: Elyse Knowles and Josh Barker & # 39; s plans for their $ 1 million South Melbourne mansion are reportedly thwarted by their neighbors

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Oh honey: Elyse Knowles and Josh Barker & # 39; s plans for their $ 1 million South Melbourne mansion are reportedly thwarted by their neighbors

An anonymous neighbor told The Herald Sun.Page 13: & # 39; This is our home, but they just want to develop and leave us with the flood. & # 39;

& # 39; These are modest residences in a traditionally modest working-class neighborhoods, with workers' cabins. & # 39;

She added: & # 39; Now they are trying to make a ridiculously large thing. Who needs three toilets on one floor? It is exaggerated. & # 39;

Great ambitions: the winners of the Block 2017 submitted plans in March for the partial demolition of the path (photo) - which they bought last year - and the addition of a cellar, a roof terrace and a garden

Great ambitions: the winners of the Block 2017 submitted plans in March for the partial demolition of the path (photo) - which they bought last year - and the addition of a cellar, a roof terrace and a garden

Great ambitions: the winners of the Block 2017 submitted plans in March for the partial demolition of the path (photo) – which they bought last year – and the addition of a cellar, a roof terrace and a garden

Opposition: but their neighbors have reportedly filed 18 objections to the couple's ideas, with one resident angrily claiming to try a & # 39; ridiculously oversized & # 39; to make a home in a & # 39; working class & # 39; area

Opposition: but their neighbors have reportedly filed 18 objections to the couple's ideas, with one resident angrily claiming to try a & # 39; ridiculously oversized & # 39; to make a home in a & # 39; working class & # 39; area

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Opposition: but their neighbors have reportedly filed 18 objections to the couple's ideas, with one resident angrily claiming to try a & # 39; ridiculously oversized & # 39; to make a home in a & # 39; working class & # 39; area

The resident claimed that Josh, 30, knocked on the doors of his neighbors to convince them to withdraw their objections and believes that a local party has decided to withdraw their opposition.

Daily Mail Australia has contacted Elyse and Josh for comments.

The mayor of Port Phillip, Dick Gross, has announced that an amended application will be submitted after the 18 objections have been submitted.

Not impressed: an anonymous neighbor told The Herald Sun & # 39; s Page 13: & # 39; This is our home, but they just want to develop and leave us with the flood. & # 39; Pictured, the garden of the house

Not impressed: an anonymous neighbor told The Herald Sun & # 39; s Page 13: & # 39; This is our home, but they just want to develop and leave us with the flood. & # 39; Pictured, the garden of the house

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Not impressed: an anonymous neighbor told The Herald Sun & # 39; s Page 13: & # 39; This is our home, but they just want to develop and leave us with the flood. & # 39; Pictured, the garden of the house

Backlash: She added: & # 39; Now they are trying to make a ridiculously large thing. Who needs three toilets on one floor? It is exaggerated. & # 39; Pictured, the living room

Backlash: She added: & # 39; Now they are trying to make a ridiculously large thing. Who needs three toilets on one floor? It is exaggerated. & # 39; Pictured, the living room

Backlash: She added: & # 39; Now they are trying to make a ridiculously large thing. Who needs three toilets on one floor? It is exaggerated. & # 39; Pictured, the living room

In the thirteenth season of The Block, Elyse, 26 and Josh, 30, took $ 547,000 into the win.

They also sold their own fixer-upper in Coburg, sold for an astonishing $ 1.63 million the same year.

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Ever since he appeared on the show, Elyse became ambassador for department store giant Myer – and took over from former Miss Universe, Jennifer Hawkins.

Project developers: in the thirteenth season of The Block, Elyse (photo), 26 and Josh (30) took home $ 547,000 in the winnings

Project developers: in the thirteenth season of The Block, Elyse (photo), 26 and Josh (30) took home $ 547,000 in the winnings

Project developers: in the thirteenth season of The Block, Elyse (photo), 26 and Josh (30) took home $ 547,000 in the winnings

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