"Selbourne" presents a rare opportunity to purchase a property of historical and architectural significance and arguably one the earliest homes in the Studley park area. This elegant, landmark slate roofed Victorian residence has a magnificent ambience showcasing original period features combined with wonderfully proportioned rooms typifying the gracious proportions of the Victorian era; complemented by superbly crafted contemporary living and entertaining areas which blend with the traditional rooms and deliver the very finest amenities for family enjoyment. The superb facade features front bay windows and tessellated tile verandah preceding an impressive wide marble entrance hall with a full-height skylight leading to a sweeping staircase to four upstairs bedrooms and family bath and powder room. Plus two downstairs bedrooms, main with bay window, WIR and stylish ensuite, formal sitting room and dining room opening to a northern courtyard, study, powder room, new bathroom and laundry. An informal living room adjoins a superbly appointed Granite kitchen with prestige Euro appliances and light-filled north-east facing conservatory dining area leading to a paved outdoor entertaining area with in-ground pool and former maid's quarters - now a teenage retreat/bedroom & gym room. Other features include intercom, marble OFPs, ducted cooling, Hydronic heating, surround sound, remote double garage/storage.
This elegant and stately Victorian residence occupies a prominent elevated corner position with beautiful surrounding gardens in the a coveted and leafy seclusion of the Studley Park environs, close to Yarra Bend Park, Kew Junction, and within walking distance of transport, Victoria Gardens Complex plus easy access to many of Melbourne's finest schools - a spectacularly stylish home away from the vibrant inner city nearby.
Land size: 1,578sqm approx
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