This stunning contemporary architectural Mediterranean Villa of 5 bedrooms + study and guest house boasts scale and superb resort amenities throughout, including a sparkling, heated and fully tiled salt water swimming pool with in-floor cleaning, mod-grass tennis court amongst the expansive and established grounds of approx 2,697sqm. allowing for grand entertaining and quality family seaside living. Beautifully situated only two houses from the water and sandy Canadian Bay Beach in one of Mount Eliza’s most desirable streets, this is an enticing offering for the fortunate few.
Greeted with a stunning entrance porch and foyer, this sprawling showcase property of 51sq. (approx) makes for elegant and exceptional entertaining. On the first floor enjoy stunning sea views from the cathedral gallery and enormous lounge bathed in northern light with bespoke cabinetry, spectacular open fire place and direct access to the covered wrap around balcony terrace with further vistas of the bay and the manicured gardens and tennis court below.
This level also features the magnificent and private master suite with its own covered balcony, substantial walk-in robes and luxuriously appointed en-suite with free standing bath and double shower.
The entry level is carefully designed with a sense of infinite space incorporating beautifully polished and heated concrete floors, generous ceilings and wide hallways culminating into the vast atrium style, open plan kitchen/meals and family room with floor to ceiling concertina doors facilitating a glorious aspect and access to the sheltered alfresco area with adjacent servery to cater to outdoor summer pool-side and tennis entertaining.
The separate guest house with en-suite enables for effortless hosting of guests and/or as a teenage retreat with yet another adjoining picture-perfect alfresco space with vine covered pergola designed around a sensational sandstone paved terrace, stone outdoor fireplace, pizza oven and integrated BBQ to add to the impressive list of entertainment assortments available at this retreat-like masterpiece.
The inviting kitchen precinct is well considered and equipped with a suite of quality stainless steel appliances and substantially spacious; readily providing for the needs of a large family and guests where the head-line act is the oversized island bench incorporating a dishwasher, sink, storage and breakfast bar seating. The adjacent butler’s pantry has a sink, instant boiling water tap and additional storage.
The immense northern wing of the home is dedicated to further grand entertainment incorporating a substantial living and dining zone with cosy open fire place and an abundance of windows including French doors allowing for a bright space all year around and optional drinks on the court-side timber deck.
The main accommodation sector is devoted to the additional four double bedrooms, all with built-in robes and serviced by the superior family bathroom with double sink, shower and bath. There is also a convenient laundry in this area with access to the tranquil atrium garden passage and reflection pond.
The ‘provencale’ enthused gardens are an enchanting combination of formal and informal settings with magnificent mature plantings abound, well hedged topiary and private boundaries, landscaped stacked stone pillars, walls and garden beds with an imposing tree-lined dual driveway secured by striking, tailored made wrought-iron entry gates with Idetect video monitoring / intercom technology for ultimate privacy and peace of mind.
Moments to the beach and within easy walking distance to Canadian Bay Club or Daveys Bay Yacht Club and Toorak College, this inspiring property includes an enormous 3 car automatic garage with discrete internal access.
> Additional features & benefits of this property: hydronic heated floors on ground level with reverse cycle heating/cooling upstairs, fitted study / home office, fully irrigated gardens, free standing outdoor spa accommodating six persons.
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