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September 27th 2016
From its striking street presence to its 14 metre lap pool, this new 5 bedroom, 2 storey home is an exciting combination of contemporary style, entertainer’s dream and generous family accommodation.
Entering through a spectacular pivot front door, the quality of construction and consideration of stylish fittings is immediately obvious. A huge skylight positioned over the staircase void radiates natural light throughout the home.
The inclusion of a main bedroom suite on each level (WIR and impressive ensuite) is a master stroke that will appeal to families of all configurations. The expansive kitchen/living/dining space opens out to the pool area to facilitate alfresco entertaining. The soundproofed theatre is a family favourite and upstairs a versatile living space, with bar, opens out to a large balcony with a tranquil treetop outlook.
Home office, 3 spacious family bedrooms (BIRs) fitted laundry (internal garage entry), powder room and family bathroom complete the floorplan. Highlights include kitchen features of Blum electric cabinetry, New York Marble splashbacks, huge stone island bench/breakfast bar, 2 x Miele ovens, dishwasher and butler’s pantry. The bathrooms offer high grade luxury with double vanities, large showers with rain heads, stylish tiling and a stunning soaker tub.
Extras includes ducted heating and air-conditioning, European Oak flooring, glass balustrades, electronic blinds in master bedrooms and living area, double glazed windows, laundry chute, smart hub system, video intercom, CCTV and auto gates and garage door.
This outstanding home is positioned in a quiet, leafy locale close to shops, parks, city bus and tram, North Balwyn Village, Koonung Trail and Eastern Freeway plus, kindergarten, Belle Vue Primary School, Kew High School and Marcellin College.
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September 22nd 2016
Indulge in a prestigious and private lifestyle from within this large and sophisticated single-level town residence. Placed at the rear of a boutique and gated development, drive straight down to the secure 2-car basement parking before enjoying the peaceful and beautifully-planted gardens which surround this abode.
A vine-laden pergola is the perfect alfresco accompaniment to the long and expansive living room, dining and lounge room, sitting alongside the gourmet kitchen fitted with granite benches and European stainless steel appliances.
A stunning retreat, the master bedroom features French doors which open to reveal a private, decked courtyard, as well as the comfort of a walk-in robe and elegant ensuite with granite vanity.
Along with high ceilings, and a combination of porcelain, timber and carpeted flooring, enjoy the 2 further double bedrooms, a spa bathroom, ducted heating/air-conditioning/vacuum, security, video intercom, and basement storage.
Ideally positioned in a gorgeous, tree-lined precinct, walk to Mont Albert train, Hamilton Street cafes, primary schools and the tram for easy access to Box Hill Central and private schools.
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August 25th 2016
Occupying a private, spacious allotment of 2,676 sq m approx, this magnificent family home offers a lifestyle that is often sought, yet rarely found in such a convenient location.
A 60 metre Birch lined driveway paves the way to an immaculately manicured garden, setting the scene for this unique and exceptional property. Stepping through the double front doors, you will find an impressive family home that offers unrivalled privacy, space and lifestyle.
Over 2 storeys, the elegant residence seamlessly integrates original features with spectacular modern renovations and comprises 4 bedrooms, a study, 2 bathrooms and a powder room, 2 living areas and a gourmet kitchen. Step outside into the dream backyard to entertain in the outdoor alfresco area, refresh in the pool or relax in the gazebo covered 8 seater spa. Green thumbs will love the English style garden, impressively large vegetable patch and fruit trees from the original orchard that occupied the property.
A formal lounge, with open fireplace and bar greets you at the front of the home and adjoins an elegant dining room. Cook up a storm in the sky lit chef’s kitchen, equipped with premium Ilve and Miele stainless steel appliances, soft close cabinetry and waterfall Caesarstone bench tops. Unwind in front of the fire in the sunken family room, or open the glass sliding doors to enjoy the indoor, outdoor living in the covered alfresco entertaining area with a built-in, mains-connected BBQ.
The downstairs master bedroom features both walk-in and built-in wardrobes and a dual-access ensuite. Also downstairs is a large study and powder room. Upstairs, 3 spacious bedrooms with BIR and reverse cycle climate control offer beautiful garden views and share a family bathroom with Caesarstone vanity, ample storage, and separate bath and shower. Further luxuries include: reverse cycle split systems, zoned floor heating, ducted vacuum, security alarm, 3-phase power and a double carport. A garage with 3 phase power, will accommodate a further 2 cars or is ideal for a boat and caravan or tradesmen. Adding to the unique privacy offered by this property, additional off street parking can accommodate a further 6 – 8 vehicles.
Opposite parkland, this lifestyle property is within walking distance of Aquinas College, Heathmont Secondary College, Marlborough Primary School and Dandenong Creek Trail. With easy access to buses, EastLink and the Heathmont Village and station, it’s also within easy reach of sports facilities and Eastland & Knox City shopping centre.
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August 23rd 2016
Brand new and beautifully crafted to create a choice of light-filled, flow through living and entertaining spaces across 2 levels along with impressive accommodation that incorporates 2 glamorous bathrooms, this elegant townhouse is in a well-regarded street close to Greythorn Village shopping and cafes, a choice of leading primary schools and convenient city access via transport options including buses, trams or the Eastern Freeway.
Well-appointed throughout, it includes floating timber floors, reverse-cycle air conditioning, side and rear decking, guest powder room, integrated storage, built-in or walk-in robes, wool carpets and 2 balconies. Highlights include gracious formal living with ceiling-height sliding doors opening to a private side deck, a sleek, central kitchen with extra-deep stone benches and high end stainless steel appliances, bright casual living and dining with side deck access and glass doors leading to a rear courtyard with a full-width deck and lawn area. Upstairs includes a large retreat or study area with a balcony and a luxurious main bedroom with walk-in robes, an ensuite and a sunny balcony.
Featuring a north-facing stone and timber facade with its own stylish street frontage, it also includes a double auto garage with direct access, low maintenance garden areas and main bathroom with a separate bath.
Close to Westfield Doncaster, Box Hill Central, Kew or Balwyn private schools and Koonung Creek parkland, this home is just a short walk from St Brigid’s or Greythorn primary schools and local kindergartens.
Light-filled and low maintenance, this elegant home will inspire fastidious family buyers looking for generous family accommodation with a choice of living and entertaining zones in a premium pocket.
Click for more information about 2A Citron Avenue, Balwyn North