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April 28th 2016
You’ll be captivated from the moment you walk through the door of this 4 bedroom plus study, contemporary home. This exceptional 2 storey residence is immaculately maintained and tastefully presented in faultless condition throughout.
From its spacious, open entry hall through to its private and protected alfresco living area, the light and open environment and family focused floorplan present a multitude of family living and entertaining possibilities with living, dining, family and rumpus areas at ground level and a versatile open retreat upstairs.
A ground level bedroom and bathroom present the option for guest accommodation. Upstairs there are a further 3 bedrooms, with the generous master encompassing WIR, double vanity ensuite and balcony, plus a study/5th bedroom. The bathrooms, ensuite, powder room and laundry are all in pristine condition featuring quality tiling and fittings.
In the sleek and stylish kitchen the centre of business is an outstanding right angle Corian island bench. European stainless steel appliances, innovative splashback level window, Smeg dishwasher and walk-in pantry add to this inspiring workspace.
Plantation shutters, ducted heating and upper level evaporative cooling are further features, plus double auto garage with internal entry, security alarm, landscaped gardens and large garden shed.
Gardiners Creek walk/cycle trail, primary schools, Ashwood College, sporting grounds, local shops, supermarket and station are conveniently close by plus PLC, Deakin University, Holmesglen TAFE and Chadstone Shopping Centre.
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April 26th 2016
Located in a tightly held pocket directly opposite Blackburn Lake Sanctuary, this magnificent 2 storey brick and render residence is spacious, practical, and offers an enviable lifestyle of waking up each morning to uninterrupted views of local bushland and birdlife.
With 3 distinct zones for the whole family to enjoy, upstairs you will discover a large rumpus room, oversized master bedroom with walk in robe and ensuite, plus a further bedroom and a study. Downstairs includes 2 more bedrooms, an open plan kitchen and 2 separate living areas, one with separate gas fire heating.
Other features of this enticing home include beautifully manicured landscaped gardens, a large entertaining deck, spa bath, separate powder room, gas cooktop, electric oven, dishwasher, evaporative cooling ducted heating and a double garage.
Relax in the tranquil oasis of this rare location on nature’s doorstep, seemingly miles away from life’s hustle and bustle, and yet so close to cafes, train stations, Forest Hill Chase Shopping Centre and the Eastern Freeway. In the Forest Hill College zone and moments to Blackburn Lake Primary School.
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April 19th 2016
We know family comes first and yours will be delighted by your choice of this attractive 2 storey colonial style home set in the sought after Balwyn High School Zone. Modernised and perfectly presented, it will cater to the everyday living and entertaining needs of family members of all ages.
A marble tiled entry hall opens to formal living and dining areas featuring gleaming floorboards and with access out to the sandstone paved terrace set against the backdrop of a peacefully treed outlook with sweeping views to the distant mountain ranges.
The kitchen/meals/family room provides an alternate living space where a full wall of bespoke cabinetry provides generous storage options. The kitchen is well-equipped with timber cupboards, new fan forced oven and cooktop, walk-in pantry and dishwasher. Also at entry level are a warm and comfortable study, recently modernised family bathroom with double vanity and a laundry.
On the lower level, 2 versatile rooms with powder room and kitchen facilities could serve as gym, leisure room/teen retreat, home theatre or studio/hobby space, opening to the surrounds of the north facing, solar heated, salt chlorinated pool and perimeter garden.
The home’s light and bright upper level is devoted to family accommodation boasting a main bedroom with ensuite and WIR, 3 further family bedrooms, renovated bathroom and separate WC. Further features include ducted heating, refrigerated air-conditioning, double garage and vast under-house storage.
Local amenities within easy access of home will include a choice of primary schools, local and city bus, tram to the CBD and Docklands, North Balwyn Village, Greythorn Shopping Centre and Westfield Doncaster plus parks and sporting reserves, Koonung Trail and Eastern Freeway.
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April 14th 2016
A striking street presence overlooking Woodlands Park is just a hint of the luxury and style afforded by this 4 bedroom plus study home in an elite, family-oriented location.
Less than 3 years old, the gorgeous home has a single-level floorplan with high ceilings, flexible living spaces, oversized bedrooms and host of luxury features. The grand entrance will instantly impress, boasting 3.5m ceilings with square-set cornices, complementing the formal lounge/open study with park views.
An open plan layout with multiple living areas will appeal to families and entertainers alike, comprising dining, family and rumpus rooms, with cavity-sliding rumpus doors for privacy. The dining and family rooms border the kitchen and have sliding corner stacker doors to welcome the outdoors in. A covered alfresco pavilion expands the living space and suits all-weather entertaining with remote-controlled roller screens.
Defined by a bulkhead, the entertainer’s kitchen is graced with Caesarstone waterfall benchtops, a glass splashback and stainless steel appliances (Miele dishwasher, 900mm Omega gas cooktop and 600mm oven), plus the high-end additions of soft-close drawers, push-touch cabinets and a butler’s pantry.
Double doors reveal the luxurious, carpeted master bedroom featuring park views, fitted built-in and walk-in wardrobes, extending to a fully-tiled ensuite with a separate toilet, deep semi-frameless shower and twin basins set in Caesarstone.
In a separate wing at the rear of the home, another 3 double bedrooms feature fitted, walk-in and built-in wardrobes, and 2 of them enjoy an ensuite-effect to the stunning 3-way bathroom. Also fully-tiled and boasting a stone countertop, the bathroom has an oversized shower and separate bath, adjoining an elegant powder room.
Fruit trees and drought-tolerant landscaping frame the backyard lawn and the home boasts a 5-star energy rating. The double garage with an automatic door has secure internal access to a large, well-equipped laundry with a Caesarstone bench, push-touch overhead cupboards and 2 in-built hampers. Further luxury inclusions: gas ducted heating, 4 reverse cycle split systems, Sonos surround sound wiring, top-quality blockout and panel blinds, brilliant storage throughout, auto shutters on master bedroom windows, a water management system with 3 water tanks and gas-boosted solar hot water.
For families, this location is perfect. Woodlands Park has a playground and Briar Hill Preschool, and sports facilities are at the end of the avenue. The bus, located 200m from the doorstep, leads to the prestigious Inner-Eastern network of Melbourne’s best private schools. Greensborough Plaza and train station are easily reached, as are Montmorency College and station, local shops and Briar Hill and Sherbourne Primary Schools.
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