SOLD!- Another Whiting Success by Marcus Peters
‘VILLA BLANCA’ c1890 – An Elegant Entertainer
A remarkable property and a sublime entertainer, VILLA BLANCA is a rare illustration of the area’s early architectural heritage, an idyllic family sanctuary and first-class merger of lifestyle and location. A landmark Gisborne property, VILLA BLANCA delivers broad appeal for a five star lifestyle, only 40 minutes from Melbourne’s CBD and just 25 minutes from Melbourne Airport. VILLA BLANCA is set behind a memorable period façade, matched by exquisite designer interiors of an exceptional high standard. Highlighted by original fireplaces and high ceilings, a stylish and sympathetic restoration and extension delivers a clear concept with superb attention to detail – lovingly designed and decorated by Interior Designer, Sharana (current owner) from interior company Sharana By Design. A series of formal and informal family spaces are accompanied by an expansive kitchen boasting Emprador marble benchtops, and full splashbacks, an Italian ASCOT upright 900cm oven, a bar with wine fridge and a butler’s pantry. Full width café style doors extend to an elevated terrace with magnificent views to Mt Macedon and a backdrop of a landscaped garden that meanders all the way down to Jackson’s Creek. An outdoor al fresco area features an electric fireplace and TV for year-round entertaining. Five huge bedrooms and three bathrooms accommodate in style, the decadent main suite featuring a dressing room, ensuite and private access to the return verandah. A home gymnasium, sauna, home theatre room, music studio/office with separate entry, cellar and study are additional assets while outdoors, a 10-seater spa with two heating systems electric and natural gas, with concealed plasma screen, designer decking, fire pit and flood lit basketball court all illustrate exceptional possibilities for family enjoyment and entertaining. Double Garage, remote gates, ample storage, feature garden lighting, automated reticulation, huge laundry, laundry chute, drying cupboard, NZ pure wool carpets, feature wallpaper imported from the US, bespoke 2 Pac cabinetry throughout the home, 4 original fireplaces, two zoned natural gas ducted heating systems.
Situated on one of the area’s largest parcels of land (2,060 sqm approx), VILLA BLANCA is a memorable home for those accustomed to the very best….
Easy access to the Calder Freeway, walking distance to local schools, parks, shopping precinct cafes and restaurants. Also walking distance to bus stops for district private schooling.
Vendor Advocate Michael Briggs 0418316208
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