Gilt-edged Golden Mile Living - A Lifestyle of Privilege, Pleasure and Privacy
Commanding an imposing presence in the most exclusive of residential settings moments from the foreshore and Port Phillip Bay, this exquisite European inspired five bedroom, 6.5 bathroom plus fully fitted study residence set in Jack Merlo landscaped gardens with a swimming pool is the epitome of luxury living in Brighton’s Golden Mile.
A Jon Friedrich masterpiece, impressive in scale, versatility and seamless indoor-outdoor entertaining, the classically inspired interiors spectacularly fulfills every possible requirement for entertaining and family living. Every aspect of the residence is considered and the finishes, including American Oak parquetry and Italian crystal chandeliers, have been exclusively sourced from across the globe to enhance the architectural genre.
Combining opulence with functionality, and privacy with a pervasive sense of openness and space, the interiors are succinctly divided into zones and linked by a state-of-the-art lift. The formal living and dining rooms are exquisite entertaining spaces; a north-facing study with custom joinery is refined, and the family living and dining wing is open, light-filled and seasonally inviting with a gas fireplace for winter.
Seamless access to the gardens and travertine entertaining terrace set beneath a pergola with retractable roof further extend in the living space in summer months.
The sumptuous kitchen with butler’s pantry merges family functionality with full catering capabilities. Highlights include beautiful Calacatta surfaces, a full suite of Miele appliances including a coffee machine, separate steam oven and two integrated dishwashers, Qasair commercial rangehood and integrated Liebherr refrigerator and freezer. French doors bring you out to the terrace and integrated barbecue.
The five lavish bedrooms all feature ensuites and include a palatial north-facing main bedroom suite with glimpses of Port Phillip Bay, custom fitted dressing room, opulent ensuite with freestanding bath and adjoining north-facing living room with gas log fireplace and balcony. A second decadent master suite is located on the ground-floor. A tea and coffee station services the upper-level; while the home includes a versatile family room, cellar with capacity for 320 plus bottles and sauna.
Appointed to a rare level of luxury, nothing has been shortchanged in the design. Appointments include hydronic underfloor heating, double glazed windows, commercial grade and zoned heating and air conditioning, CBUS, solar electricity, 3.2 metre ceilings, powder room, ducted vacuum, Bose integrated speakers throughout, laundry with integrated ironing board, drying cupboard and chute and poolside change room with toilet, The home also offers excellent security including alarm system, video intercom with gate release, and a pair of remote gates securing a return driveway with off-street parking and garaging for three cars.
Only ten minutes south of Melbourne’s CBD, Chatsworth Avenue is one of Melbourne’s most highly regarded cul-de-sac locations. The foreshore reserve, bay, bike trail and North Point Café are minutes’ walk from your front door; while private schools, restaurants, transport, Royal Brighton Yacht Club, and Bay and Church shopping villages are just a short drive away.