A splendid example of Victorian-Italianate architecture, this magnificent c1880 solid bluestone residence's superbly presented and proportioned dimensions showcase original elegance and grandeur in one of the finest locations on St Kilda Hill near schools, Windsor and St Kilda restaurants, Windsor station, trams and Albert Park Lake.
Meticulously maintaining the original historic features of the house, the interior is distinguished by Baltic pine floors, intricate leadlight windows, soaring decorative ceilings with ornate cornices and tall architraves. An imposing reception hall introduces dual formal living rooms with marble fireplaces at each end and an elegant formal dining room also with an open fire. Timber floors continue through the well appointed kitchen, casual dining room and an expansive living area surrounding a 10 metre indoor heated saltwater pool with adjacent bathroom. The living area opens to a north-facing garden with a 1-bedroom cottage complete with living, kitchenette, bathroom and laundry. A downstairs bedroom with open fire, built in robe and en-suite/bathroom is matched upstairs by a sizeable main bedroom with built in robe and en-suite, two additional spacious bedrooms with built in robes, a study or 5th bedroom and bathroom with spa bath. A cosy turret above offers wonderful city views and space to relax.
Perfect for now while offering exciting scope to further update or renovate, this glorious domain offered to market for the first time in 45 years also includes an alarm, entrance foyer with original multi-coloured pattern tiles, laundry, multiple car parks and garage. Land size: 621sqm approx. Due Diligence Checklist