Boasting immense street appeal, this landmark c1889 Victorian Italianate family residence is privately set behind pristine manicured ornamental gardens and an impressive lynch gate entry. Located within the historic Grace Park neighbourhood, 'Ensignton' retains its elegant slate roof alongside the exquisite original tower and finials, presenting a splendid faade on one of the area's most exclusive streets.
A contemporary showpiece entertainers' kitchen features a sun drenched conservatory dining space, Caesarstone waterfall island benchtop, Smeg gas appliances and a subfloor cellar, all facing onto a spacious light filled, open plan casual living and dining room. At the front of the home, a secluded formal living room offers an elegant retreat framed by a bay window, while an additional formal living room provides ample space for stylish entertaining.
Featuring four expansive bedrooms, including an oversized master with walk-in robe and full marble ensuite, the home also comprises an elegant central marble bathroom with freestanding bath, and a second central bathroom and laundry. Soaring ceilings with ornate decorative mouldings, glossy hardwood floors and breathtaking original leadlight glass feature throughout the home, blending seamlessly with the quality contemporary additions. The impressive main residence is further complemented by the original stable building, which has been converted into a fully self-contained apartment, which includes a living room, loft bedroom, study and bathroom.
This magnificent home also features a sizeable heated salt chlorinated pool and spa, which are set alongside a spacious ideally oriented north facing paved backyard and a heated alfresco area with built-in barbecue. The home's rear access leads directly to a double lock-up garage and secure carport, while the front of the home also includes gated off-street parking.
Offering dual street frontage on to two of Hawthorn's most desirable streets, with entry provided from both Chrystobel Crescent and Mary Street, and located within an exclusive leafy neighbourhood just metres from Glenferrie Road's popular shopping and restaurants precinct, the home is also within walking distance to many of Melbourne's finest schools.
• Air Conditioning • Alarm System • Built-In Wardrobes • Close to Schools • Close to Shops • Close to Transport • Fireplace(s) • Formal Lounge • Garden • Polished Timber Floor • Secure Parking • Swimming/Lap Pool • Terrace/Balcony