124 Stanhope Street,
Victorian charm with modern luxury on an enchanting garden estateA spectacular presentation of classic Victorian architecture, this c1893 home tastefully mingles the glorious attributes of its day with our beloved 21st century comforts, producing an unquestionably enchanting result. Perfectly positioned for family success, its leafy locale ensures easy access to renowned schools including Malvern Central School, while just footsteps to transport, shopping, and eateries.
A simply stunning rendered façade of Victorian mouldings and intricate latticework welcomes guests into a world where 12-foot ceilings tower above a scattering of cast-iron fireplaces, elaborate cornicing, and ornate pendant lighting, in lavishly-sized rooms that are typical to its era.
The flexible floorplan delivers family space and privacy with three robed bedrooms and a custom-fitted home office (or fourth bedroom), complemented by two sumptuous contemporary bathrooms. A brilliant entertainer, the home’s formal sitting/dining and casual open plan domains with Bose audio cater to secluded relaxation or friendly gatherings, stretching onto two decked alfresco patios imbued with the peaceful ambience of its leafy surrounds. Filled with light by day under soaring cathedral ceilings and warmed by a cosy slow-combustion wood heater by night, the open plan domain provides space to live, dine and entertain over stunning Spotted Gum flooring. The gleaming granite kitchen offers unrivalled amenity with copious storage including walk-in pantry, serving lavish dinners with a wide dual-fuel Glem freestanding cooker.
Cocooned in the comfort of ducted heating and split-system air-conditioning (open plan), the home is completed with security alarm, two garden sheds and a carport. In an enviable lifestyle location at the doorstep to High Street and Glenferrie Road’s boutique shopping and decadent eateries, the home also offers easy access to revered public and private schools, city-bound trams, Gardiner station or Malvern station, and the verdant Malvern Gardens.