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896 Glenferrie Road, KewVIC

896 Glenferrie Road,
Kew
VIC
3101

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Inspection by appointment only


Expressions of Interest Closing Tuesday 22nd June at 5:00pm (Unless Sold Prior)

Italianate elegance meets modern luxury in a prestigious Kew position

Supremely majestic in stature and scale, this renowned Victorian Italianate mansion ‘Comaques’ has been a measure of opulence and prestige in Kew since its 1891 inception. Initially constructed for leading architect, Alfred White, the home is just as impressive today, flaunting the grandeur of its day while evolved for a luxurious, modern lifestyle on a sprawling 1,152m2 (approx.) allotment.

Boasting an impressive flag tower that absorbs breathtaking 360-degree horizon views, the home’s ornate Italianate architecture makes a striking first impression. Inside, grand 13-foot ceilings hover high above gleaming hardwood floors, while the mammoth proportions glimmer from stunning chandeliers, elaborate ceiling roses and cornices, elegant archways, and bold, marble fireplaces.

A breathtaking entry foyer introduces the home, welcoming guests into a refined formal lounge room and a sophisticated dining hall, each adorned by towering bay window sitting areas. The home’s hub, an open plan domain, is a soothing setting beside an atrium pond, indulging everyday living adjoining the extensive kitchen. Dressed in stone benches, the kitchen serves guests over a long breakfast bar, offering an array of European appliances among endless storage. A huge sunroom nurtures indoor-outdoor entertaining, leading to the yard for poolside lounging, and to an informal dining room or rumpus, enriched by a kitchenette and bar, and a basement cellar.

The lavish accommodation layout is bordered by a broad sitting room, providing five king-sized robed bedrooms and three bathrooms, including a palatial master suite including his-and-her walk-in robes, an ensuite, and a north-facing terrace with city views. Providing a downstairs home office or sixth bedroom, plus a guest bathroom, the home is finished with a double garage, positioned among Melbourne’s most esteemed private schools, paces from Glenferrie Road’s restaurants, shopping, and city-bound transport, while minutes from major arterials.

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