Designed with customary excellence by architect Michael Munckton with landscaping by Paul Bangay, this unforgettable home's impressive proportions and luxurious finishes create a truly unique residence in this elite Toorak location named after 19th century merchant and parliamentarian, Sir Frederick Sargood.
The classically designed home's flexible floorplan offers an imposing reception hall, up to four bedrooms and superb formal and informal living for those who love to live and entertain on a grand scale. It also includes a lift and self-contained upper floor.
Constructed in solid brick, this distinguished home displays the symmetry, and style of Georgian architecture. Lavish interiors are underpinned by timber, marble and stone finishes in the kitchen, bathrooms and living areas. In the reception hall beneath soaring ceilings, a palatial marble staircase reaches the first floor where an inviting study/bedroom, powder room and library only hint at the expansive living spaces of this extraordinary home. The formal living room, with open fireplace, opens through a series of French doors to the wide terrace for seamless entertaining against magnificent city skyline vistas.
At the heart of the informal area, the deluxe kitchen with oversized Aga stove, granite benches and walk-in pantry, overlooks the meals area at one end and the dining, sitting and family room at the other
The majestic main suite with a private terrace features a sublime ensuite and vast walk-in wardrobe. The second floor self- contained accommodation offers one or two bedrooms, ensuite, living room, balcony and terrace. The basement contains a cellar, storeroom or gym, powder room and private four to five car garage.
More features of this opulent home in this illustrious Toorak street are hydronic heating including underfloor heating in the entrance foyer and bathrooms, linear slot diffusion cooling, electric shutters, sensor lights, open fireplaces, oak parquetry floors, de Gournay wallpapers, bespoke cabinetry, concealed flywire screens and a 40,000 litre underground water tank which is connected to the garden and terraces. This home's unrivalled location puts it close to leading schools, including Loreto Mandeville Hall, trams, trains and boutique shopping.