January 23, 2020
Property Insights

Ultimate Resort Style Living

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Wouldn’t it be nice to feel like you’re on holidays every day? Here we explore four of Melbourne ultimate resort style homes.

Wouldn’t it be nice to feel like you’re on holidays every day? Here we explore four of Melbourne ultimate resort style homes.

Many prestige property buyers want to achieve the feeling of being on holidays in their own home. They seek the amenities of a hotel within the privacy and security of their residence. Resort style homes provide both a sanctuary and playground for extended families and friends and are often party venues and places to celebrate.

These incredible homes rarely come onto the market – sometimes only once in a generation. Marshall White is fortunate to represent four of the best in Melbourne right now showcasing a wide variety of styles.

Seaside residences don’t get much better than this outstanding property which cuts a striking figure from the picturesque tree-lined street, which is in one of Brighton’s most sought-after pockets. The utterly spectacular 5 bedroom + home, enjoys a seamless indoor/outdoor flow to a brilliant north-facing alfresco zone, consisting of a large undercover dining area, 25m gas heated lap pool, spa, and garden space complemented by mature palm trees.


“Amano”, which means ‘by hand’ in Italian, is a true expression of its name – bespoke in nature, oozing with European sophistication and located in a suburb that feels like a slice of stylish, Italian coastline. Informed by Brighton’s organic, coastal landscape, the facade is adorned in natural materials, including a striking contrast of light and dark stone cladding. Generous landscaping serves to soften the building’s overall look and feel while honouring the leafiness of picturesque Well Street.


“Halstead House” was built in 1856 is Caulfield’s oldest existing residences. If you love period homes, this is one of Melbourne’s finest examples of Australian Colonial architecture, complete with a three-storey tower. What makes this residence a true resort style home is it’s eight bedrooms, 2,760sqm approx. of botanic gardens, picturesque heated pool, north-south mod grass tennis court and a BBQ pavilion. After dinner you can head to the top of your tower (which is Caulfield’s highest point) and marvel at the panoramic views of the city, the bay and ranges. No wonder this is the first time in 37 years this residence has been offered for sale.


A spectacular modern five bedroom residence that ticks all the resort style living boxes. Set within 2,000sqm approx. of tranquil gardens, you can enjoy water outlooks from every angle. The deep private garden has a large entertaining terrace, infinity pool and spa, mod grass tennis court and expansive viewing decks.  The family and dining room are wrapped around by an indoor lap pool and the main bedroom has city views. There’s even a luxurious self-contained apartment with a living room, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom.


Resort scale of 1.25 acres (approx.), this six bedroom residence welcomes you via a sweeping gated driveway. Lifestyle amenities abound with a billiards room with handcrafted bar, home cinema, indoor pool and spa, home gym with full bath, tennis court and expansive indoor/ outdoor entertaining area. The ground floor is a dream garage with workshop, cellar and parking for 13 cars. The only potential issue here is the children may never leave home.


A sanctuary in the heart of Toorak, this five bedroom residence has not been offered for sale for 50 years. With spectacular river views from its premier 44m private river frontage, the home features a north-facing garden and pool, entertaining decks amongst the trees and a jetty on the river. A freestanding party/recreation room with large deck offers incredible river views plus includes dual powder-rooms and showers. There is also a six car showroom style garage, versatile art studio and a workshop. This is a brilliant example of resort style living in an unbeatable position.