Iconic grand residence of expansive proportions on 1,505m2 close to Argyle Road

Serenely set well back from the street and majestically framed by breathtaking Paul Bangay designed hedged gardens, this illustrious c1937 triple brick residence is a historic landmark created as his own home by E.A. Watts, the celebrated builder of the MCG’s Great Southern Stand.

An imposing porte cochere with fountain provides a wonderful sense of occasion as it introduces a gracious reception hall and magnificent sitting room with open fire and ornate ceilings. The elegant formal dining room extends out to a large undercover terrace, ideal for before dinner drinks overlooking the simply stunning manicured gardens with a star-shaped pond at its centre. Parquetry timber floors flow through the home office, expansive living room with an open fire and conservatory style dining room served by a sublime entertainer’s kitchen appointed with sleek stone benches and Miele appliances including integrated fridge/freezer. Living extends out to a private northwest facing paved garden with picturesque, heated pool and indoor spa. Both front and rear stairs lead up to the beautiful main bedroom with fireplace, built in robe and a sun-drenched retreat commanding spectacular views to the surrounding ranges. There are also three additional robed bedrooms, two captivating bathrooms with original tiles and an exceptionally spacious recreation/games room offering wonderful views.

Replete with an evocative blend of original period elegance and contemporary designer style, it includes alarm, ducted heating, RC/air-conditioners, stylish 3rd bathroom, powder-room, laundry, cloak room, wine cellar, irrigation, double garage and multiple OSP. Idyllically positioned close to a range of elite schools, trams, Boccaccio’s, Deepdene Village and the Anniversary bike trail.

1291 Burke Road, Kew, 3101

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Kew, positioned just 5 kilometres east of Melbourne's CBD, is renowned for its sophistication and elegance.

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