One of inner-Melbourne's most exclusive and leafy heritage neighbourhoods finds this grand 5/6BR Californian showpiece delivering the ultimate family lifestyle of quality, versatility and city-edge prestige. Adjacent to Arthur Caldwell Park on an expansive elevated bock (approx 780sqm), the home's splendid two-level interior boasts five main bedrooms (extra-large master with WIR and deluxe ensuite), home office/sixth bedroom, two further bathrooms and guest powder room. Add to this elegant formal lounge and dining rooms, vast open-plan living/dining area complemented by a French provincial-style chef's kitchen complete with marble benchtops/breakfast bar, Aga cooker and Bosch dishwasher, integrated Liebhurr double fridge and walk-in pantry. Other highlights include hydronic heating and split-system air conditioning, feature stone open fireplace (living area), retractable projector and screen (living area), large purpose-built underground cellar (accessed from the kitchen), superb plaster details and stained timberwork, plus a delightfully private backyard garden, brick-paved undercover entertaining area with commercial-grade outdoor kitchen, secure double carport to wide ROW. Completing the package is a spacious and versatile studio/guest room (converted from the original stables) with its own bathroom. One of Travancore's finest homes, Mt Alexander Road trams, cafes and restaurants, primary schools, Travancore Park and Moonee Ponds Creek Trail are all close by. Absolutely one of a kind!