LOCATION: Kooyongkoot Road, Hawthorn
A truly rare offering, this elegant and sophisticated executive residence is situated in one of Hawthorn’s finest tree-lined streets in the prestigious Scotch College Hill precinct.
Meticulously designed by architects Chalmers Le Fevre, this grand French Provincial-inspired home features a dazzling limestone façade and luxurious interiors bathed with an abundance of natural light from expansive windows and French doors. Handsome European Oak parquetry floors meet a stone central foyer with a sweeping circular staircase and impressive dome skylight. A gracious formal lounge with an open fireplace and dining room with ground level powder room leads to an impressively proportioned open plan family room, enjoying tranquil views to swimming pool and tennis court. Upstairs, five magnificent bedrooms include two ensuites, a family bathroom and large rear balcony with uninterrupted views over Kooyong/Toorak valley.
Abundant storage throughout combines with other features such as hydronic slab/panel heating, air conditioning, ducted vacuum, internet wired throughout – plus an extensive basement housing a home office, 6,000 litre water tanks and irrigation system, plant room, workshop, large floor-to-ceiling storage cupboards, 5 car garage and remote security gates. Positioned in a coveted Hawthorn enclave, this magnificent home is close to many of Melbourne’s finest private schools and just a short stroll from the Kooyong Lawn Tennis club.