One of Toorak's last remaining original estates set on two separate titles, this remarkable landholding of 4,425sqm (approx.) encompassing a Yuncken Freeman designed 1962 family residence, part of the original homestead original stables, tennis court and broad second street frontage on Orrong Rd represents a unique renovation, rebuilding, sub-dividing or development opportunity (STCA).
To be sold separately or together, the premier site encompasses the main house and frontage to Lascelles Ave, while the second title is to the tennis court with frontage on Orrong Rd.
Exclusively situated in prized avenue just metres from Toorak Village, this magnificent estate has been in the one family for over 100 years. The surrounding gardens, often featured in the Open Garden scheme, include a spectacular grotto and water garden designed by Rodney Alsop in 1925.
The return drive leads up to the principal residence designed around a central stone paved courtyard. A timber parquetry reception foyer introduces a sitting room with gas fire, formal dining room, study, refined library and large well equipped original kitchen. The main bedroom with en-suite is accompanied by five further bedrooms, three bathrooms and a self-contained apartment with living room, bedroom, kitchen and bathroom. The c1865 rendered solid brick residence, a remaining portion of the original homestead, incorporates ornate ceilings and Baltic Pine floors through a gracious living and dining room with marble OFP, modern kitchen, two generous bedrooms (or bedroom and study) and bathroom.
The timber stables currently used as a studio include a loft.
Features include ducted heating, RC/air-conditioning, alarm, irrigation and triple garage.
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