House for sale

12 Gibraltar Way,

East Perth, WA

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Attention to detail that has to be seen to be believed, with materials and finishes sourced from the best corners of the world. This perfectly positioned palace on the banks of the Swan River, so close to the CBD, is the perfect mixture of tranquillity, convenience and grandeur. Number 12 Gibraltar Way is the four levelled Tuscan masterpiece one dreams of buying when they eventually retire to the hills of Italy.

Just in case you haven't noticed, East Perth is booming. From cafes and the Royal On The Water in Claisebrook Cove, to the surrounding parks and gardens with a multitude of river walkways. The local CAT bus is free and arrives every few minutes, making your commute to the city incredibly easy. Or, if you prefer a bit of a cruise, East Perth's new water taxi regularly leaves Claisebrook Cove and goes directly to Elizabeth Quay. It is important to mention the very significant developments at the Crown Towers and Perth Stadium, that will soon be accessible via the new footbridge. If there was ever a time to get into East Perth, it is NOW.

What the current owners love most about their home is the connection with the community, sitting on the balcony with a wine and watching over the river, occasionally having a chat with passers by. Something is always happening at their doorstep be it fireworks, boats cruising past or just some prime people watching from the balcony. Working in the CBD, their office is just a short CAT Bus ride away, and after a long day at work their Tuscan escape is the perfect remedy to wind down into the evening.

Only the finest materials and finishes sourced from around the world have gone into creating this world class home. Open your elegant wrought iron gate and ascend through the courtyard, step into your classical entry foyer clad with stained glass, a built-in granite bureau and an Artisan designed wine cabinet. Immediately you notice this home is something special. On this ground floor you will find two comfortable bedrooms with extensive built-in robes and decorative cornices, each boasting a private balcony with stunning park and river views.

On the lower floor is the ultimate summer entertaining space, a sprawling open plan with room for several sofas to watch a movie or the footy with friends. The fully equipped granite bar comes complete with space for a bar fridge, a dishwasher and deep sink. All fitting seamlessly into some stunning aged cabinetry. This all feeds onto a wonderful Tuscan stone pool and BBQ area with views of the Swan River and Victoria Gardens from your backyard.

Glide up the stairs, past the stained glass angel watching over you, to the first floor and your eclectic living area, with more classical touches than you can count, plus stunning views across the gardens to the Swan River throughout the floor. Palettes of timber, marble and granite, with aged cabinetry and a traditional fireplace complete the space perfectly, relax in front of the TV or sit in the breeze, it's up to you. All of this is overlooked by arguably one of the best residential kitchens in Perth, the chef at work is completely surrounded by granite, premium cabinetry, integrated appliances and European style fittings. The ILVE oven was specially shipped from Venice and craned in through the balcony opening, a cooking appliance worth over $30,000. This kitchen has everything the seasoned masterchef could ever ask for, all with views of the river to keep you motivated.

Adjacent to your granite and marble culinary cove is an attached table to use as a servery, right next to the formal dining area. With decorative touches and world-class conveniences throughout, this regal home was built for dinner parties, meaning your guests will be thoroughly satisfied whenever they enjoy a meal at your not-so-humble abode.

The top floor is your lavish King and Queen's quarters, with balconies facing all directions. A restful sitting area is met by an incredibly spacious bedroom boasting panoramic views of the surrounding parks, Crown Towers and Casino and the river. The ensuite is something out of a James Bond film, with marble tiling to the ceiling, contrasting benchtops with dual vanities, a classical free standing tub with views, an enormous shower / steam room, with traditional style fittings and even a mosaicked bench seat. And just when you thought the luxuries had reached their limit, your extensive walk-in robe is almost large enough to be another bedroom and even has a mini-kitchenette for when going downstairs for more wine is too much trouble.

With only a small selection of river front, green title homes built in this exclusive pocket of the suburb, opportunities to live here only come once in a blue moon. With views to die for, an unbeatable location and finishes only found in the best homes around the world, 12 Gibraltar Way, East Perth is in a class of its own.
Last updated: 04:02PM on May 4th 2017
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