An evocative example of the grandeur and elegance of Victorian era architecture, this illustrious c1890’s Hawthorn brick residence is beautifully set within picturesque leafy garden surrounds in a coveted location just metres to all the restaurants and boutiques on Toorak Road. Impressively set within a 641sqm approx. garden site with no heritage overlay it also offers outstanding potential to extend and renovate or alternatively to rebuild as a luxury new home of boutique development (STCA).
Behind a tessellated verandah, the magnificent arched hallway featuring soaring ornate ceilings, leadlight windows and Baltic pine floors introduces an elegant sitting room with marble fireplace and French doors to a tranquil central courtyard with water feature. The palatial living and dining room with an alcove and open fire is served by a separate well equipped timber kitchen. Three sets of French doors take the living out to the leafy private northeast facing garden oasis and a versatile freestanding studio or home office. The generous main bedroom with fireplace, en suite and walk in robe is accompanied by two additional king-sized bedrooms with marble fireplaces and a bright bathroom.
Offering unbeatable lifestyle appeal close to Toorak Rd trams, the Botanic Gardens, Yarra River, Fawkner Park, Sth Yarra station, Como cinemas and elite schools, it includes an alarm, RC/air-conditioning, Euro-laundry, garden shed and multiple car-spaces. Due Diligence Checklist