This magnificent two-storey Victorian Italianate Mansion presents a rare opportunity to purchase a landmark home of historic and architectural significance designed by the renowned architect John Beswicke*. "Gooloowan" c1890 is a stately residence in one of Melbourne's most beautiful plane tree-lined Avenues off the Golden Mile close to leading independent schools, Canterbury Station and Maling Road shops & cafes.
An exquisite interior exemplifies the elegance of the Victorian era with a perfect combination of period features including lead light glass, marble fireplaces, ornate cornices and ceiling roses and large proportions representing its past character and the modern era.
The gracious interior comprises arched hallways, formal sitting room, superb dining room, study/library (or 5th bedroom), granite euro kitchen opening to an open-plan family room area with bi-fold doors opening out to a sandstone paved entertaining area, in-ground pool/spa and private north-facing Paul Bangay garden. Whilst upstairs has four bedrooms, main with WIR dressing room and en suite plus a family bathroom.
Other features include intercom entry, ducted heating, cooling and vacuum, 2,500 bottle cellar, 16,000ltr water tanks, remote gates/double car accommodation. Land Size 925sqm (approx)
*John Beswicke who was responsible for a number of significant properties in the Eastern suburbs including Harcourt Street, Hawthorn East and two other homes in Victoria Ave, the Hawthorn Town Hall and nearby Auburn Village shops.
No information about nearby schools in this area.