House for sale

5 Harwood Street,

Brighton, VIC

5 3 4

A Flawless Family Entertainer

Architect designed by David Denham to create a calming family sanctuary, this exceptional five bedroom residence provides resort-style living, superb functionality and a beautiful north-facing entertainer’s garden located in a tightly held setting within a short stroll of the Golden Mile beachfront and Elsternwick Park. Set within spacious, low-maintenance and landscaped gardens, the home offers pockets of privacy, terraces with intricate stone work, peaceful fountains, reflection pond and a north-facing entertaining precinct with a heated terrace and BBQ kitchen. A self-cleaning solar and gas heated swimming pool, separate spa, steam room and outdoor shower enhance the first class amenity.

Offering a fabulous floorplan and a wonderful flow, the substantial accommodation has been adeptly designed for every phase of family life. An executive office is privately zoned at the front of the house with extensive poliform joinery and views and access to the private front garden; while the principal living and dining zone connects to the north-facing garden through a series of bi-fold doors. A gas fireplace wrapped in stone adds a warming glow to the living space on wintery days with storage concealed below.

The kitchen links seamlessly to the BBQ terrace and features a bespoke timber and stone island with breakfast bar, Ilve double oven, semi integrated Miele dishwasher and large walk-in pantry. A second living area, also with garden access, can evolve as the children age from a play room to a media room for teenagers.

What sets this home apart from its contemporaries is the exceptional sleeping accommodation. The five bedrooms are all oversized with two of the children’s bedrooms featuring integrated desks and walk-in robes. Two palatial north-facing bedrooms relish ensuites and expansive walk-in robes including the main bedroom suite that boasts a double shower, spa and private terrace. The main family bathroom is zoned so that multiple children can use the space simultaneously; while a guest powder room resides on the ground-floor.

Comprehensively appointed, this superb home also features a double remote garage with storage and gymnasium with natural light and garden access, full Cbus, Bose speakers, hydronic underfloor heating on the ground floor, zoned ducted heating and air conditioning, climate controlled 400 bottle cellar, laundry with covered drying terrace, ducted vacuum, security system, keyless entry, video intercom, the extensive use of Italian tiles and 3 metre ceilings downstairs.

Spacious, practical and inviting, this grand family sanctuary is perfectly placed amongst other prominent homes convenient to key private schools, Elwood village and Brighton’s cosmopolitan shopping and cafes.
Last updated: 11:10PM on Apr 15th 2019
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