On a substantial block (approx 608sqm) in an exclusive Travancore-edge position, this period showpiece delivers an idyllic inner-urban family lifestyle with its extended design, first-class features and self-contained unit at the rear. Beyond its grand facade, the home's extended floorplan comprises four bedrooms (extra-large master with dressing room, spa ensuite and private balcony with valley views), study/home office, period-inspired main bathroom and guest powder room (third WC). Versatile living zones include an elegant formal lounge, upstairs belvedere/turret (sitting room) with city views, expansive open-plan living/dining area and timber-cabinet kitchen with quality appliances. Other highlights include zoned ducted heating/refrigerated cooling, high ceilings throughout, polished floorboards, ducted vacuum, alarm system, large laundry and excellent storage options. Step outside to a large entertaining deck and north-facing backyard complete with 1BR unit (including bathroom/laundry, kitchen and lounge), plus 2/3-car front off-street parking. Quiet and convenient in one of Ascot Vale's premier pockets, it's close to Mt Alexander Road trams and restaurants, local parks and Moonee Ponds Creek trail, Citylink and other major arterials, popular primary schools as well as easy access to the area's renowned private secondary schools.