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First Time Offered In Over 60 Years
In the one family’s ownership since 1961, this home provides move-in ready comfort with exceptional scope to further renovate, build a brand new home or develop (no heritage overlay) in a premier Toorak location (STCA).
A generational home of grace and grandeur, this circa 1890’s slate roof double brick Victorian residence provides for five-bedroom, single level accommodation on a magnificent allotment of land 1210sqm approx. with pool, off street parking via Burnie Street plus a double garage via a rear ROW. Positioned amongst other prestigious homes in an exclusive river precinct address, its impressive family proportions are just a short stroll from the Yarra River and Como Park, renowned Toorak Village’s boutiques, restaurants and shops, Geelong Grammar School, Royal South Yarra Tennis Club and Toorak Road trams with easy access to other elite private schools and the Monash Freeway.
Set behind a high private fence with secure intercom entry, a deep north facing garden frames the bay window façade and large wrap around verandah providing a wonderful introduction to the rich character of the dimensions within. Soaring ceilings, tall double sash windows, multiple archways and an original leadlight ceiling in the main hall add impact to a series of expansive entertaining rooms served by a functional kitchen, four bathrooms, laundry with extensive storage and generous bluestone basement cellar. At the rear, a second garden area accompanies the pool and poolside entertaining areas before a huge double garage, with additional storage area, is accessed via the rear ROW.
Other highlights include palatial main bedroom with extensive robes and ensuite, 4 further good size bedrooms, 3 with walk in robes, one bedroom offering a rear entrance, hydronic heating, video intercom security, Kauri pine floors.