162-164 Serpells Road, templestowe
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A once in a lifetime Golden Mile treasure!
Sitting on an exceptional 4141 sqm (approx.) and graced with an abundance of grand living zones, unprecedented quality, elegant bespoke detail, and more outdoor space than you’ll know what to do with, this incredible 5 bedroom + study, 4 bathroom residence is a once in a lifetime opportunity in Templestowe’s coveted Golden Mile.
From the outside, this mansion wouldn’t be out of place in the Hollywood Hills, surrounded by towering palm trees and expansive green gardens. Inside however, this unforgettable property has a grace and sophistication that is so unique and a throwback to a bygone era. Marble tiling, intricate ceiling roses, exquisite ceiling cornices, chandelier lighting, detailed woodworking on doors, and stained glass windows are just a few of the custom fittings and fixtures that combine to transport you back in time.
The striking round entry foyer with grandiose pillars sets the stunning tone for what is to come over the next two levels. Beautiful ornamental ceilings are the defining feature of the enormous ground floor family and dining zone, with this large living space further enjoying a huge brick open fireplace. This ground level also boasts a library/home office, informal sitting room, large guest bedroom with tasteful ensuite and walk-in robe, another bedroom with WIR, double vanity bathroom, gym/studio, and a cellar for your growing wine collection.
Step up the gorgeous staircase with wooden balustrade and feature chandelier with leadlight glass to access the breathtaking first floor. This amazing level features a wealth of living spaces including an expansive formal lounge and dining zone, majestic music room with soaring ceilings and incredible views, casual family room, another informal sitting area, and casual meals which adjoins the kitchen complete with a skylit walk-in pantry, stainless steel appliances, and provision for a dumbwaiter.
The enormous master bedroom has access to a spa ensuite and mirrored walk-in robe, with 2 other top floor bedrooms sharing an ensuite. All top floor bedrooms have access to their own balcony (most rooms in the home have access to an outdoor area), with the casual family area accessing an open balcony terrace ideal for drinks in summer as you enjoy glimpses of the CBD in the distance.
Other property features include a top floor spa bathroom with separate toilet, slab hydronic heating, refrigerated cooling, large laundry with chute, under stairs storage, well-sized covered BBQ terrace, landscaped surrounding gardens, double remote garage, amazing off-street parking running around the entire property, and 2 remote gates for added security.
Moments to Serpells Primary School, St Charles Borromeo Catholic Primary School, East Doncaster Secondary College, The Pines Shopping Centre, Templestowe Village shops, Westfield Doncaster Shopping Centre, Ruffey Lake Park, Serpells Community Reserve, Jenkins Park, and local buses.