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May 22nd 2015
Designed with exemplary flair and forethought, this outstanding new 4 bedroom plus study home offers a superior standard of contemporary living. Fully furnished by Gainsville and King Living and completed with quality fittings and craftsman finishes, it caters with versatility to the lifestyle needs of a modern family.
Located in the highly regarded Balwyn High School Zone, within walking distance of the school and local primary schools, this exceptional residence is set well back on its generous block in an elevated position that presents an impressive facade and affords sweeping northern mountain views and natural light throughout the home.
The striking interior embraces favourable Feng Shui principles and features high ceilings and porcelain tiled floors at ground level and Australian Chestnut timber flooring on the upper level. The 4 ensuite bathrooms and powder room are fully tiled and provide stylish fittings and colour palette. Every window overlooks the immaculately landscaped gardens and water features.
A grand mirrored hallway emphasises the 4m high ceilings. The entry level features a living room with towering windows and gas fire, guest suite with ensuite and WIR, internal entry to the double auto garage, powder room and laundry.
The vast kitchen/family/dining area includes a butler’s pantry, storage pantry and quality VZUG, Miele and Schweigen appliances. Kitchen, butler’s pantry, ensuites and powder room all feature stone benchtops and the laundry is equipped with Miele washing machine and dryer. An enclosed alfresco overlooking the impeccably landscaped garden adds to entertaining options.
On the first floor is a versatile open rumpus space plus a custom fitted study, 2 generous family bedrooms with ensuites and WIRs and a luxurious main bedroom suite encompassing ensuite with deep soaker bath boasting amazing views, large shower and double vanity.
Further features include 4.3kW solar electricity generation, ducted heating and refrigerated air-conditioning, door entry and intercom system, security alarm, double glazed windows and ducted vacuum units.
A short walk to bus and 48 tram and Greythorn Shopping Centre. An easy drive to North Balwyn Village, Westfield Doncaster, Box Hill Centro, hospitals and Eastern Freeway.
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May 19th 2015
Join Tim Heavyside on a tour of the immaculately presented home at 10 Henley Avenue in Vermont South.
Offering three double bedrooms and fourth bedroom/formal study, the home boasts tranquil, low maintenance living. Enjoy the gourmet kitchen and beautifully presented, north facing courtyard.
Catch up with Tim at one of the upcoming open for inspections!
May 19th 2015
Join Scott Allison as he takes you through the immaculate private oasis at 2 Fairhaven Road in Mount Dandenong.
Within a beautifully landscaped half acre, unwind at this four bedroom home with large galley kitchen, wraparound verandah and landscaped gardens.
Inspection will impress.
May 19th 2015
Welcome to ‘Starhaven’. As featured in the international acclaimed television show ‘Grand Designs Australia’ its in a class of its own.
The facade is a modern yet elegant mix of glass, textured render and soaring stacked bluestone walls. Indoors, large bluestone slate tiles and polished Spotted Gum floors enliven and emphasize space whilst exquisite fixtures and fittings imported from Europe impart style. The Clipsal C-Bus home control system provides an enhanced lifestyle of entertainment, convenience and comfort, with one-touch control of all lighting, climate, audio and security (including state-of-the-art thumbprint entry). Further extravagances include the glass-encased lift and dumbwaiter servicing all three levels.
The upper level hosts formal living, dining and kitchen, and rests partially under the home-defining vaulted glass ceiling and wall. There is a seamless transition from outdoor terrace to indoor living through large glass sliders, capitalising on glistening water views and bay side breezes. The gas log fire and stacked bluestone wall are visually stunning year round. The open plan kitchen is an elegant culinary space with mirrored splashback to draw in and reflect the water views. Of the many inclusions, you’ll find; a ‘starlight black’ quartz island and with matching bespoke dining table, Siemens induction heat cook top and dishwasher, Elica range hood and soft closing cabinetry housing integrated fridge and pantry. The butler’s pantry is for grand scale catering and entertaining and features; Siemens appliances (microwave/convection oven, convection oven, microwave oven, warming draw and dishwasher), F&P fridge/freezer and dumb waiter.
On the entry level the floodlit atrium combines with a recreation area boasting billiard table and gas log fire. This level is linked to a deck via fully retractable glass sliders for seamless indoor/outdoor living.
In the basement a swim spa, sauna and bathroom occupy one side, with a lounge, fully equipped bar and 15 seat cinema on the other.
To cap it all off, proceed to the roof terrace boasting stainless steel chefs BBQ, daybeds, lighting, speakers and glass balustrade for total view appreciation.
The upper level boasts; the master with walk-in dressing room and connecting terrace offering views, and two further bedrooms with private balconies, en suite and walk-in robes. Two bedrooms flow from the entertainment zone on the entry level and flank a spacious bathroom making a perfect self-contained guest suite or teenage zone. Similarly, the basement level accommodates a three bedroom wing complete with shared bathroom.
The master en suite features steam room double shower and Infinity bath.
The ultimate ‘toy cupboard’ comes in the form of a four car garage with high clearance, internal access, storage shelving and a built-in fridge. 80 photovoltaic panels bring the home close to self-sufficiency.
Outdoors, a vast expanse of luxurious bluestone tiling surrounds the home, also gracing the rooftop and upper level terraces. Red Gum retaining walls, contemporary coastal plantings and cascading planter boxes provide the finishing touches to this truly grand design.
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