169 Clarke Street, Northcote VIC 3070
Landmark Northcote family entertainer with panoramic city views
Setting new standards in state-of-the-art luxury with spectacular views of the city skyline, this landmark family home showcases a sumptuous custom design by MOS Architects. A contemporary masterpiece of epic proportions, it has been tailored for indoor/outdoor living on a grand scale. It is perched on Northcote's iconic Ruckers Hill, steps to High Street shops and cafes, city trains, trams and buses, Westgarth Cinema and a selection of schools. Engineered with bespoke black tiles, the striking façade conceals the site's heritage with 'Northcote bricks' salvaged from the original Victorian home. It reveals a huge living area, opulent dining area beneath double height ceilings, and superb home office. Dressed in Zimbabwe black granite, the stunning chef's kitchen is fitted with V-Zug appliances, a Liebherr fridge/freezer, home bar and deluxe butler's pantry. Nearby is a spacious bedroom and sleek bathroom, which could function as a studio with its own entry. The top floor offers a magnificent master bedroom with a glorious balcony, resort-style twin ensuite with a shower and freestanding Apaiser bath, and walk through robe. Further on are three large bedrooms with built-ins (one with an ensuite) and a stylish bathroom. A spiral staircase leads to the expansive rooftop entertaining terrace with a 180-degree panorama encompassing the CBD. It has a fully equipped alfresco kitchen including a BBQ and pizza oven, and powder room. In addition, there is a child-friendly front garden. The lower level has an enormous living area, oversized laundry, powder room, 2-3 store rooms including a potential cellar, bike storage and a 5-car garage with a turntable. It features a hydraulic internal lift, video intercom, an alarm, hydronic heating and underfloor heating, solar power, surround sound, marble bathrooms, French oak floorboards and smart TV wiring.