Simply breathtaking. Offering a multitude of living and entertaining options this multi-faceted Glenwood mansion is a must see for the most discerning buyer. The attention to detail is a hallmark of this family home, as are the sensational views and warm ambience. Positioned at a high elevation in park like settings on 1,240 square metres of prime Glenwood land, this is an iconic home.
In summary it offers three elegant reception rooms – formal lounge, family lounge and gracious dining room, a gourmet kitchen - and two bedrooms (one en-suite and a second with a separate bathroom) on the the upper floor of the home which also allows breathtaking views of the skyline and harbour as well as the sprawling landscaped gardens, and pool, by virtue of a generously proportioned balcony.
Two staircases offer easy access to the ground floor which flows out to the garden and pool, and also features two bedrooms, the main with a walk in dressing room and enormous en suite bathroom and the second an en suite guest bedroom with similar generous proportions.
Completing this unique offering is a stand alone office suite or comprehensive guest flat with its own private access from another road, ideal for a professional business practice or separate guest / family accommodation.
The parking area for up to three cars enables one to access the upper floor directly with the benefit of excellent security. A guard hut is strategically placed at the entrance to the parking. The home is fully walled, electric fenced and with 24 hour access control and an alarm system features comprehensive security.
A walk through of the property reveals the following; The open plan entrance hall and living area features wooden floors and a high ceiling reminiscent of the gracious homes of this era. The formal lounge area is carpeted, features a majestic curved bay window and leads out to the expansive front veranda. The formal, elegant dining room and open plan family lounge flows out to a sheltered veranda. The kitchen includes bespoke fitted cupboards with natural stone counter tops, an under counter oven and an electric hob. A scullery / laundry area located off the kitchen provides access to the staff quarters and ablutions. Both the bedrooms upstairs offer built in cupboards, are carpeted and have French doors that open to the large front veranda. The second bedroom has an en-suite bathroom with a shower, toilet and basin. The family bathroom offers a bath, basin and toilet.
The generous main bedroom is located downstairs and has curved picture windows overlooking the garden and swimming pool. The main en-suite bathroom offers double basins set in a vanity with natural stone counter tops, a shower, bath and toilet. The inter-leading dressing room is carpeted and offers more than ample stylish, built in cupboards. The carpeted TV lounge located off the main bedroom similarly overlooks the garden and swimming pool. The spacious guest bedroom offers an en-suite bathroom with a shower, basin and toilet. All the bedrooms are air-conditioned and security gates have been strategically placed throughout the home. A guest toilet and basin as well additional storage are located downstairs.
A comprehensive suite of offices offering independent access from another road, are located at the bottom of the property. Entrance to the office suite is through a private courtyard into a reception area. Large sliding doors between the reception and boardroom allow the room to be closed for privacy. The larger office features an en-suite bathroom with toilet and basin. A kitchen area has been incorporated into the office suite and is located off the reception area. There are two additional offices. The toilet features a slate floor and has been plumbed for the installation of a shower. The entire office suit is air conditioned and has an alarm system that can run completely independently from the house alarm but can be controlled from the house.
A swimming pool is located in the landscaped gardens and patio areas have been established on the roof of the office suite. There is additional storage under the car ports. There is off street parking for three cars. The quality of the renovations and improvements done throughout the home are of the highest standard.
Glenwood is a large suburb in Berea. This is a middle class suburb predominantly made up of older freestanding houses. The building style of many of the houses dates back to the 1950s and 1960s, some from even earlier than that. This means that most Glenwood homes are built to last with roomy interiors and enough space for a large family. Plot sizes vary from only a little more ground than the house takes up to...
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