Hawthorn 26 Shakespeare Grove
INSPECT BY APPOINTMENT Exclusively situated in St James Park Estate, one of Melbourne's most highly regarded addresses, this magnificent Victorian residence beautifully showcases the grandeur of the era within glorious landscaped garden, pool surrounds and expansive views of the city skyline . This landmark residence with 12 principle rooms is superbly renovated with light filled modern spaces. Impressively proportioned indoor and outdoor spaces that exude a blend of original elegance and bespoke designer style are perfectly zoned for both relaxed family living and lavish entertaining. Majestically set behind a stunning manicured garden and tessellated return verandah, the imposing arched reception hall boasting parquetry floors, exquisite leadlight windows and soaring ornate ceilings creates an irresistible first impression. Extravagantly proportioned, the stately billiards room and a luxurious media room with a fully appointed marble wet bar both feature seductively curved bay windows, decorative ceilings and intricate gas fireplaces. A gracious formal dining room opens to a picturesque garden courtyard with pond. The premium kitchen appointed with Gaggenau and Miele appliances, marble benches and a large walk in pantry and the palatial living and dining room with gas fire overlook a light-well with striking mosaic feature wall. Dual staircases lead up to the opulent main bedroom with marble en-suite, walk in robe and wide covered balcony enjoying wonderful city views, four additional bedrooms with built in robes and beautiful views, two bathrooms and an evocative fitted library with gas fire. The living spaces extend out to an entirely private west-facing landscaped garden overlooking a captivating heated pool and spa precinct with expansive entertaining terrace and pool house with kitchenette and bathroom. Enviably close to the Yarra River, leading private schools, St James Park, trams, Hawthorn station and West Hawthorn village, this memorable domain also includes an alarm, video intercom, recently installed hydronic heating and air-conditioning throughout, integrated surround sound, ducted vacuum, cubby house playroom, powder-room, laundry, irrigation, auto gates, carport and internally accessed garage.