This stunning architect-designed residence with swimming pool and tennis court creates a new benchmark for cutting- edge contemporary living in the leafy Fairy Hills precinct of Ivanhoe. Combining space, light, attention to detail with a unique site, architect Ian Perkins has delivered a state-of the art home that could take its place among the world's best. Expect the wow factor at every turn, in every room, further enhanced by the property's unrivalled position with commanding views over the Darebin Creek environs. Sweeping, uninterrupted views of bushland trees and parkland greenery are front and centre, yet the home is less than10 kilometres to the CBD and only a few minutes from Ivanhoe Village, East Ivanhoe shops, Ivanhoe and Alphington Grammar and access to the Eastern Freeway.
The striking stone and rendered façade is complemented by an interior palette of white, greys and black with the warmth of French Oak floorboards and timber batten panelling all crafted by interior designer Luisa Watson.
Generous living and dining rooms combine the luxury of space with full- height windows and doors that open to wrap-around, sweeping decks for easy indoor-outdoor entertaining that includes access to a saltwater pool.
A gas fireplace warms both living and dining areas, while the all white kitchen features Caesarstone Calacatta marble benchtops, integrated double Miele fridge/freezer and the latest V-Zug gas cooktop and with steam oven and a second convection oven. Blessed with a massive amount of storage and a bar unit with a concealed wine fridge, the kitchen seamlessly leads to a fitted butler's pantry with second Miele dishwasher, laundry with outdoor access and two/three car garage. High-end appointments include black tap ware and pure wool plush grey carpet on the stairs and in all bedrooms.
The upper level parents' domain has a vast bedroom that opens to a private terrace, walk-in wardrobe and bathroom, with floor- to- ceiling tiling and freestanding bath with treetop canopy views over the rooftop garden.
The lower ground level includes another living room, two bedrooms with built -in robes and shared bathroom and a guest bedroom with en suite.
Other features include a lift to all levels, a fully fitted study, powder room, cloak room, remote-controlled electric blinds, full height doors, hydronic heating, reverse cycle air conditioning, abundant storage including a 2000 bottle wine cellar area, extensively landscaped gardens by John Patrick, monitored alarm, security entrance and video security entry gate, remote controlled car turntable.