52 Russell Street, Ivanhoe, VIC, 3079

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Masterbuilt neoclassical style: a grand design for family living

Set behind an established formal garden with sandstone portico entry to a wide hall, this spacious residence has been built to exacting standards for incomparable family living and an entertainers dream in an exclusive neighbourhood only steps away from village shops, private schools and the Yarra parklands.

Downstairs, as you enter, a library and office is separated from the formal living and dining areas by a gas log fireplace open to both areas, a luxurious space, large windows creating a feeling of light and luxury.

Leading off the hallway is an enormous laundry, with abundant storage and gym space, where the two-car garage is connected to the home by internal entry, there is a fully tiled bathroom servicing the downstairs area. Through to the fitted Butler's Pantry, with access from the hall and the kitchen, the space includes a plumbed Liebherr double door fridge/freezer, Bosch dishwasher and sink, a true enclosed butler's pantry clearly designed with family entertaining in mind.

The kitchen is a superbly appointed paradise for families and entertainers, with a 1500 wide Ilve freestanding stove with gas burners, including teppanyaki grill and wok burner, two separate ovens mean that large dinner parties are a breeze, there is a matching 1500 Ilve rangehood. The massive stone topped, waterfall island bench is the perfect place to share breakfast or to set up a sumptuous buffet for friends, steps away from the dining area, perfectly set up. There's a hot and cold water filtered Zip tap, so boiling and chilled filtered water at your fingertips, an insinkerator and a second dishwasher, deep drawers provide an exceptional amount of storage throughout, a kitchen truly designed to satisfy every need.

The family living zone is spacious and includes a separate media room fitted with projector, speakers and massive cinema screen.

Outside, your entertaining dreams continue with bi-fold timber doors leading out to beautifully landscaped and secluded gardens, solar and gas heated, fully self-cleaning tiled pool and spa, with entertaining deck. There's a separate sunken garden with synthetic grass for low maintenance, perfect for kids to play or parents to relax in the peaceful surrounds. There's an abundance of undercover entertaining, with a lounge space enclosed by retractable outdoor blinds creating a superb indoor/outdoor space with electric heating for those chilly winter evenings. Next to it, a full dining space with gas plumbed BBQ hotplate and a bespoke wood-fire pizza oven. Established fruit trees fill the space.

Upstairs the luxury continues. The Parents Retreat is truly that, the huge master suite has an open ensuite with spa bath, separate toilet, dressing room and kitchenette and leading off the space via bi-fold doors is a large balcony, perfect for parents overlooking the pool and garden space. There are three further oversized bedrooms, all with fully tiled ensuites and walk in robes. There's also a large retreat space upstairs perfect for the kids to have their own space.
This extraordinary home also features polished hardwood floors, laundry chute, ducted refrigerated heating and cooling, ducted vacuum, heated towel rails, alarm system and C-bus, three phase electrics, double garage with access through to the backyard. The home was built ten years ago to the current owners exacting standards and desires, everything has been thought of to create an incredibly luxurious family home.
Land Size: 913sqm (Approx.)

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Property Sold

03/03/2020 - Undisclosed

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