House for sale
8 Hector Street,
5 3 1
Bespoke Period Masterpiece – Renovated Family Luxury at its BestExceptional luxury family residence, expertly renovated and transformed into a masterpiece of designer living. This light filled 5 bedroom, 3 bathroom Victorian style home is a Brighton property that seldom comes to market. The sophistication, attention to detail and quality finishes that have culminated into the transformation of this dual level period residence are truly second to none.
So much of the charming period detail of this property has been flawlessly restored, from beautiful ceiling roses to intricate cornicing and archways. These period touches effortlessly combine with an array of contemporary features including stunning timber floors throughout, custom stone surfaces, and some of the most striking designer lighting you will ever see. The end result is a truly cohesive and elegant family sanctuary that impresses with its custom fittings and fixtures, further enhanced by light-filled and spacious living zones and outdoor entertaining features.
The front formal lounge offers wonderful space, oversized bay windows with elegant plantation shutters and a tranquil open fireplace to warm up to on those chilly Melbourne nights. The light filled and expansive central living area delivers phenomenal space and incredible versatility and can be configured to enjoy three distinct formal and casual lounge and dining zones.
The central location of the gourmet kitchen allows full visibility of not only each of the living zones but also the outside areas. The impressive Dekton waterfall island benchtops, premium Miele appliances and integrated kitchen layout make this truly the heart of the home. Other ground floor highlights include three spacious bedrooms with large built in robes, a sleek designer master bathroom with brushed gold tapware, striking floor tiles and a freestanding bath sitting below ornate bay windows.
Up the stairs you will adore the custom build library with day bed/reading nook, just another example of the bespoke and considered design of this home. The top floor further boasts an expansive master bedroom which delivers an ensuite featuring a custom stone topped vanity, WIR and adjacent balcony with views to the back garden. There is also a versatile 5th bedroom which could be used as a living retreat together with a 3rd bathroom.
You will love how effortlessly the indoor living space flows out to the entertaining deck and picturesque landscaped rear gardens, which include a detached studio/store room that has the flexibility to be used as a hobby room, kids play room or even a home gym. The back of the home also boasts a camouflaged sliding gate able to be accessed from the side laneway to provide rear access to the property.
Other property features include impressive 3.4m ceilings in the front part of the home, a stylish laundry, hydronic heating across both levels, air-conditioning, 3kW solar panels, LED lighting, double glazed windows, electric vehicle charging point, video intercom, CCTV security, secure alarm, large garden shed and off street parking via a remote security gate.
A stone’s throw away at the end of the street you will find the newly upgraded William Street Reserve and children’s playground. You are also in close proximity to some of the areas best schools including Brighton Primary School, Brighton Grammar School, Firbank Grammar School, St Leonards College and Haileybury College. Also nearby are the Bay Street shops and restaurants, Church Street shopping strip and the North and Middle Brighton Train Stations.
Last updated: 01:05PM on Nov 12th 2019