8 Bernarra Court,
Resort living in a privileged Donvale cul de sac.Architecturally designed by award-winning architect Phillip Mannerheim and built by Esquiline Homes on a fully landscaped and level acre (approx.) block in a prime unencumbered position, this recently renovated 60sq (approx.) single-level, five-bedroom French Provincial family residence presents a glamorous resort lifestyle in a privileged Donvale cul de sac.
With minimal steps, intelligent zoning, exquisite styling, Feng Shui-infused open living spaces and intentionally designed to integrate physically and visually with the breathtaking Asian-inspired low maintenance landscaped gardens, this magnificent entertainer's home with the lucky number 8 delivers a harmonious family experience moments from The Pines, transport, well-regarded private schools, Mullum Mullum Reserve and the Eastern Freeway/Eastlink.
A hand-crafted front door with solid wrought iron features opens onto a lavish entrance, where your gaze is fixed on the uniquely curved window that frames the stunning outlook of the resort grounds before turning to the opulent formal lounge/dining graced with polished parquetry floors underfoot.
The natural flow of the home leads into the communal open-plan living area, where a glass wall set against the meals area captures the beauty of the Japanese garden and bi-fold doors integrate the interior with the paved outdoor entertaining area comprising alfresco dining spaces and an in-ground swimming pool nestled amongst mature palms.
Back inside, a first-class kitchen with a Butler's pantry is a home cook's dream, while a theatre room with a Panasonic video projector, new remote-controlled video screen, ceiling-mounted JBL speakers and gas log fireplace takes family movie nights up a notch.
A private accommodation wing comfortably accommodates four generous-sized bedrooms (master with large walk-in robe and renovated fully-tiled ensuite) and a luxuriously renovated fully-tiled family bathroom, while a guest bedroom with ensuite is separated from the main sleeping quarters so as to respect the privacy of its occupants.
Keep fit and active with regular matches on the full-size championship tennis court (with floodlighting), while quality fixtures throughout, a state-of-the-art security system, six-car undercover accommodation, easy car/truck access around the house, study with Library, views and an abundance of storage areas are just some of the long list of impressive features that cements this home's position amongst the elite of Manningham.