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“Opawa” – An Idyllic Family Sanctuary Providing Spectacular Resort Style Living
Making a magnificent contribution to one of Elwood’s most exclusive period streetscapes, enchanting “Opawa” is an exquisite, fully renovated Federation home providing an exceptional family lifestyle in a blue chip bayside location. Renovated by celebrated architect Dale Jones-Evans, this grand period residence combines its illustrious original features with sophisticated modern functionality, offering stunning resort style accommodation.
Four spacious bedrooms are complemented by multiple living areas, seamless indoor/outdoor entertaining options and beautifully landscaped north facing gardens which incorporate a sumptuous heated pool, spa, sauna and outdoor shower facilities.
Set behind a secure high fenced entry incorporating off street parking, an exquisite brick façade adorned with a glorious arched verandah and delicate leadlight windows provides an irresistible introduction to the delights that await within. Soaring pressed metal ceilings, beautiful bay windows, textured plaster walls and open fireplaces form a rich backdrop for stylish contemporary interiors bathed in natural northern light and tranquil leafy outlooks.
Expanding out from an elegant foyer entry, original dimensions host a bright front sitting room with romantic bay window seating and three impressively spacious bedrooms with built in robes, one providing the option of a downstairs main with ensuite. Beyond, a brilliantly executed extension flows seamlessly through soaring bifold doors to unforgettable alfresco entertaining aside the picturesque gas/solar heated pool and spa, six person sauna and captivating landscaped water wise garden.
Open plan living and dining zones feature an open fire and are accompanied by a timeless Miele appointed marble kitchen with central island. A luxurious family bathroom features an apaiser freestanding bath with pool outlook, double vanity with storage and double shower. The entire top floor is dedicated to an inspired open plan retreat/main bedroom with substantial proportions including extensive built in robes and additional storage, bathroom, study and breakfast terrace. Other modern amenities include hardwood timber and heated bathroom floors, hydronic heating, reverse cycle heating and cooling, Bose speaker system, imported Italian light fittings, video security/intercom entry, remote garden and pool lighting.
In a highly sought-after location, “Opawa” is conveniently only walking distance to the beach and surf lifesaving clubs, Elwood Village shopping precinct, St Kilda Botanic Gardens, public transport and excellent schools and childcare facilities.