Serenely positioned behind a picket fence and lines of Little Gem Magnolias and Lilly Pilly hedging, this stunning slate roofed Victorian family residence c1890 has been superbly renovated and extended to offer impressive living and entertaining spaces for families to enjoy, leaving a lasting impression. Whilst preserving its classic period features including a decorative iron lacework verandah, high ceilings with roses and deep cornices, restored marble OFPs and pressed metal feature panels in the hallway - all sympathetically blending with the contemporary additions.
The interior over two levels is complemented by finishes and imported fittings of the highest standards in classically proportioned rooms. Featuring dark stained flooring, arched hallway leading to four bedrooms, three downstairs, one with a WIR and ensuite plus a large upstairs main with walk-in robes ensuite plus spectacular panoramic views to the City skyline; alongside a generous retreat with study/office alcove and kitchenette. A truly expansive family domain incorporates formal dining, family living and conservatory meals area serviced by a sleek timber kitchen equipped with granite benchtops, prestige Miele and St George stainless steel appliances, adjacent laundry and powder room. Opening to a paved courtyard and raised deck - perfect for indoor/outdoor dining or entertaining. Across the courtyard the original double storey stables have been restored with handmade cedar windows, bathroom, upper level bedroom and deck providing additional family accommodation, studio or retreat. Other comprehensive attributes of this exceptional home include an alarm, zoned ducted heating and cooling, R/C air conditioners (family living & stables), OFP (family living), custom made fully-tiled bathrooms, heated floors and towel rails, 3 HWSs, hardwired sound and CAT systems, ample storage including attic, gas BBQ, stables and remote garage can be accessed from a rear lane.
This superb Victorian home graces one of the finest tree-lined streets in Hawthorn East; close to Anderson or Fritsch Holzer Parks, the Gardiner's Creek trails and the local shops plus Tooronga shopping complex or Camberwell Junction shopping, restaurants and Rivoli Cinema. With quick access to public transport options and many of Melbourne's finest schools including Auburn South Primary, Scotch & Bialik Colleges and the CBD via public transport or CityLink - all providing the great lifestyle benefits the area is renowned for. Due Diligence Checklist