Caulfield South 225 North Road
Fairfield Hall - A Victorian Estate of Grandeur, Prestige & Privacy
Finished in 1892 and designed by architect George Jobbins in the height of the boom period, this magnificent Victorian residence graces established gardens spanning over 3,475m2 approx. with a north-south flood-lit tennis court and sumptuous resort style heated pool. Featuring the elegance and opulence of yesteryear with soaring ceilings and ornate features, this once-in-a-lifetime offering is superbly balanced with sophisticated updates for the modern-day family.
Off the grand entrance hall are three richly evocative period rooms – a sitting room, a billiard room with French doors to an east-facing patio, and an extravagant dining room, all featuring intricate timber detailing including 14ft ceilings and marble open fireplaces. Further comprising: a superb family dining area with underground cellar access, a beautifully appointed chef's kitchen (cool room, WI pantry, Fisher & Paykel dish drawers and a Rosieres 1200mm stove) overlooking the north facing family room with conservatory style meals area; 4 large bedrooms with built-in-robes (main with home cinema), 2 central bathrooms, a fitted laundry with access to the utility area and atrium.
The three-story tower has a study on the first floor, an observation room and spectacular 360-degree views from the top. Greeted by distinguished wrought-iron gates (automated), the grounds are divine with feature palm trees, an impressive driveway with turning circle, the tennis court with its rotunda, the luxurious north facing pool surrounded in sandstone, a BBQ kitchen, a fully self-contained guest cottage (5th bedroom), a workshop and a glasshouse near the citrus grove. This unforgettable home also includes hydronic heating, an alarm, video intercom, glass chandeliers, breathtakingly beautiful leadlight glass doors, irrigation, children’s playground, a double auto garage and a side drive off Younger Street. In the Gardenvale Primary School zone, metres to the picturesque Landcox Park and minutes to Brighton shopping and the bay. A rare and beautiful piece of Melbourne real estate.
Expressions of Interest Close on 13th December 2020. Please contact the agent to organise an inspection.