Masterful Fusion of Victorian and Modern Contemporary
This extremely rare double front (circa)1860s Victoria residence has been Artfully composed by renowned Architect, Matt Gibson, bringing the past and the future into the present, in one of South Yarra’s most prestigious locations.
A lavish formal living and dining room treated to soaring high ceilings, lead through French doors to a romantic courtyard embraced by Espalier lemon trees. Seamlessly, spaces become enclosed with glass sliding doors or opened to the elements to allow for entertaining on a grand scale, evidenced between the courtyard and media or sitting room where a wall of built in display shelving and clever lighting will function equally as a study or rumpus room.
An impressive gourmet kitchen with Gaggenau appliances, integrated full height fridge and freezer, espresso machine, granite Marinace stone benchtops, a Butler’s pantry and polished concrete floors extend to an informal dining area and lead through a sliding glass wall to a timber decked alfresco area with heated pool and spa, a projector for late summer night movies with friends and seductive mood lighting.
The main luxury bedroom retreat, with walk in floor to ceiling robes, plush carpets, New York inspired chandelier and 5-star pebbled bathroom, the perfect place to unwind with duel vanities and a secret garden.
As part of the extension and within its curvaceous zinc façade, upstairs are, two further bedrooms both with BIR and their own air control systems separated by a central bathroom.
Other features include a powder room, family scaled laundry, double carport with direct home access, ducted heating, air-conditioning, secure intercom access and all within walking distance to the Yarra River, Royal Botanic Gardens, iconic France-Soir restaurant, Gumtree for gourmet shopping, Neds for the perfect baguette, Darling café for expresso and light lunches, fashion on Chapel Street and Prahran market.
With excellent public transport options in the way of trams and trains, this is a lifestyle property on over 500sqm of land, never again to be repeated.