Kew 5 Adeney Avenue
Private Auction Tuesday 19th November
Recognized for its period significance, renowned for its spectacular spaces, revered for the family enjoyment it ensures, HEALD LAWN represents a rare opportunity to adopt and appreciate one of Melbourne's most illustrious addresses. The tranquility of this magnificent setting is a truly exceptional experience. Originally created and constructed for the esteemed Federation era architect Henry Kemp as his own residence, HEALD LAWN is a stunning example of his iconic Queen Anne style that retains its originality in a contemporary presentation. Kemp incorporated many of his signature architectural features from his most renowned buildings, within Heald Lawn. Quality construction, beautiful lines and memorable use of exquisite mature timbers, including California Redwood, Australian Cedar, American Oak, Spruice, Tasmanian Blackwood and Messmate all complement a design that was ahead of its time that captures natural light and delivers spaces that are inviting throughout the seasons. Refined formal rooms and family areas are served by an impressively appointed granite kitchen with a walk-in pantry, interacting beautifully with the seasonal gardens and mature trees. Offering five large formal bedrooms, master with ensuite, and one opening to a sunny balcony are accompanied by two bathrooms and powder rooms. An evocative library and bright, brilliantly flexible upstairs entertainment room add further allure to a home of un-paralleled grace. Equally unforgettable established gardens offer a rare seclusion on an allotment of some 2,206m2 feature a large inground heated swimming pool and full-size north-south tennis court. A sub/floor wine cellar, secure garaging for two vehicles along with ample off-street parking accompany a compelling property that commands one of Kew's most elevated positions. A short walk will put you on the doorstep of many leading Melbourne schools such as Genazzano, Ruyton, MLC, Carey, Trinity and Xavier; A 10-minute drive: Scotch, St Kevin's, St Catherine's, Camberwell Grammar along with others. HEALD LAWN, being offered for only the sixth time in its outstanding 105 year history. Please Note: Photo identification is required.