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Landmark Queen Anne villa set amongst lush English gardens …
This truly sublime Queen Anne Villa c.1900, offered to the market for the first time since 1966, projects a commanding street presence on an immense estate of over 1,880 sqm.
Boasting the most magnificent and iconic villa it has been utilised as architectural offices and a home for the last 45 years whilst being moments from Adelaide’s CBD, Grange Beach and a variety of shopping precincts.
One enters this charming estate via an immaculate horseshoe driveway framed by wrought iron gates surrounded by private high walls. The inspiration and vision manifest reminds one of lush English gardens from a bygone era, all graciously shrouded by a magnificent London plane tree and the spectacular architectural features and turret of the Queen Anne style.
The beautiful entry foyer, with leadlight glass, leads into the grand formal sitting room with gas fireplace, pressed ceilings and ornate curved bay window overlooking the groomed sunken garden featuring bluestone dry stack walls and water feature. Internally, one is simply in awe of the ornate cornicing, decorative mouldings and classic archways throughout this residence. Further inside, a large family room opens to the rear tree-lined garden and outdoor half rotunda with a box beamed portico ceiling offering a shaded sanctuary of beauty and relaxation for your outdoor entertaining in style.
Boasting 4 large bedrooms, the Master suite has French doors that open to and overlook the front garden and also features an ensuite and WIR plus dual vanities. The grand and impressive library has an ornate entry and stairs leading to the large and well-appointed connoisseur’s wine cellar. Additionally, the beautiful archways exude aristocratic elegance as they lead one to the opulent and picturesque formal dining room with gas fireplace and picture windows overlooking a latticed courtyard. Meanwhile, the refined English style timber panelled office has detailed cabinetry, ornate ceilings and an open fireplace.
The classic kitchen is adorned in a pistachio colour palette throughout, inclusive of corian benchtops, marble splashback and an impressive coffered French style ceiling skylight feature. Further features to this magnificent city fringe estate include ducted reverse cycle AC, 13Kw solar, restoration to stone frontage and verandahs, automatic sprinklers, alarm, garden lighting, crystal chandeliers, wine cellar and in-built bar.
This special estate awaits the next custodian to continue its important legacy.
- Bedrooms: 4
- Bathrooms: 3
- Car spaces: 5