31 Middle Crescent, BRIGHTON VIC 3186Sold
Classic Elegance, Modern Luxury
House Sold - BRIGHTON VIC
In the heart of Brighton, positioned at the zenith of majestic Middle Crescent, this exuberant expression of Italian-Victorian architecture is the epitome of classic elegance and a celebration of ‘the good life’. Set on 1137m2 approx amid formally landscaped gardens, this four bedroom family residence has been superbly renovated with the utmost attention to detail, preserving original features such as leadlight windows, cornices and fireplaces. The lofty 3m-plus ceilings are adorned with one of a kind antique chandeliers imported from France, each chosen as the perfect compliment to the styling of the home. The effortless floorplan flows through elegant formal living and dining rooms, fanning out into the breathtaking open-plan living spaces surrounding the pool area.
Sunlight and garden views grace every window, and the solid double brick construction offers a sense of privacy and sanctuary from the outside world. Built with busy family life in mind, the multiple living zones offer versatility of shared and retreat spaces. The ground floor accommodation comprises a luxurious master bedroom or guest quarters, with vast walk through robe and ensuite with antique vanity and claw foot bath. Down the hall is the study with OFP and courtyard views. The gracious stairway rises to the fully carpeted upper sleeping level, offering a further three bedrooms. Each room is its own private suite including generous walk in robes and ensuites with gorgeous antique vanities. The fifth bedroom is currently functioning as a home cinema with enormous drop down screen and powerful Bose sound system, controlled by smartphone interfacing. At the end of the hall is a deep North-East facing balcony perfect for catching the morning sun. An extra powder room and walk-in linen cupboard complete the upstairs.
This home is also the ultimate entertainer, with the extensive indoor/outdoor living and dining areas easily accommodating one hundred guests. The stunning white marble kitchen features a Belling range stove, integrated double fridge, and adjoining fully fitted prep kitchen. Artisan white fireclay sinks and antique style lever-handled faucets complete the classic look. The smart black and white tiled conservatory offers year-round alfresco dining, complete with plumbed in barbeque and ceiling radiators for heating throughout the colder months. The pool area enjoys day long sunshine, surrounded by the low maintenance evergreen gardens. The pool itself features a hidden cover and solar powered heat pump and self-cleaning system.
Twin entry garages flank the paved drive (one currently set up as a fantastic teen retreat), with off street parking for up to nine vehicles. Other features of this property include full sized laundry with deep artisan sinks, ducted heating and cooling, garden lighting and rainwater fed irrigation system. Security CCTV, alarm system accessible from mobile device anywhere in the world!
Centrally located between Bay and Church Street shopping precincts, within walking distance to everything you need, including an array of excellent schools and just minutes to the beach.
- 4 bed
- 4 bath
- 2 Parking Spaces
- 2 Garage
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