In terms of sheer scale, beauty, style and flexibility, this illustrious period residence is in a class of its own. Majestically surrounded by 856sqm approx. of glorious landscaped gardens with 3 street frontages, its captivating blend of c1880 Victorian and c1910 Arts and Crafts elegance and 21st century designer style creates a breathtaking domain only moments from the beach, buzzing Acland and Fitzroy St restaurants, shops and trams.
Designed as two self-contained levels joined by an external staircase, the expansive dimensions adapt fluidly to any number of family requirements. Featuring a striking refurbishment by renowned architect David Goss, the interior spaces open to picturesque private gardens on all four sides. Limed Baltic pine floors and ultra high ceilings flow through the imposing central hall, impressive billiards or sitting room with marble open fire and a refined study with open fire. The well appointed kitchen with casual dining area and a light-filled living room (marble open fire) open out to the private north-facing garden with a stunning mosaic tiled heated pool. Two spacious bedrooms are accompanied by a chic bathroom and large retreat or gym which leads out to lush private gardens with an expansive entertaining terrace beneath a steel pergola. Japan blacked timber floors and panelling add a contemporary edge to the ornate ceilings. The evocative entrance hall introduces a magnificent sitting room with gas fire and a sensational dining area also with a gas fire and an ultra stylish entertainer's kitchen appointed with concrete benches and European appliances. An opulent main bedroom with dual walk in robes and open fire and two additional bedrooms are complemented by a designer bathroom with separate powder-room.
Whether consolidated as one spectacular domain or kept as two self contained residences, the possibilities are endless (STCA). Also includes an alarm, video intercom, laundry, pool toilet, irrigation, an abundance of large store-rooms, 2 garages, 3 additional car-spaces and 2xauto gates. Due Diligence Checklist