The Pinnacle of Award-Winning Luxury

SOLD - This listing was sold in August 2019
When only the best will do, this extraordinary home delivers a lifestyle beyond all expectations. Designed by Michael Idiens to offer unequivocal style and luxury in every facet, it secured a Master Builders Gold Award. Having been built by Design Construction it offers contemporary and elegant architecture on a grand scale with a floor area of 544sqm.

In a setting befitting a home of this calibre, it occupies 2,438sqm of north facing parklike grounds landscaped by Ben McMaster which complements the home perfectly, whilst being secure and private. An inground heated pool provides a focal point for summertime leisure, and the homes convenience is enhanced by being able to walk to the Farmers' Market, Mona Vale or Hagley Park and a short drive to Merivale and the CBD.

Extensive glazing across the north side of the home makes the most of the northerly aspect and all day sunshine. Living spaces are light-filled and are seamlessly connected to manicured lawns and the river beyond.

Overlooking a glass-walled dining area, the exquisite bespoke kitchen features a matt black granite counter and includes a scullery spectacularly appointed with amenities including a commercial fridge, steam oven and electric BBQ grill, which food lovers and entertainers will love.

A gas fire ensures ambient evenings in the elegant formal lounge and sliders push back to connect an outdoor living space with automated louvre roof for summertime relaxation. The separate media room features a 50" HDMI and the games room includes a ceiling mounted projector, whilst the rest of the home offers the convenience and comfort of cutting-edge technology.

Upstairs, the master suite offers an unparalleled standard of luxury with a custom-designed dressing room and en-suite with bespoke cabinetry. The guest suite also includes an en-suite, while two more bedrooms share a family bathroom. Three of the four bedrooms also get to enjoy the outlook across the property to the river.

A separate office, two laundries and a wine cellar complete the home in which no detail has been overlooked to ensure the comfort and security of its occupants. The full specification list is far too comprehensive so your viewing will require ample time to appreciate the long list of benefits.

This unforgettable home offers a lifestyle beyond compare in a simply outstanding location within close proximity to all private schools and being zoned for Boys' High and Girls' High.

Our owner has given us instructions that this window of opportunity is short and not to be missed, a rarity that is sure to be desirable - We recommend you act quickly to secure an exceptional lifestyle!

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Main Property Features

Listing Number: PI58979

Approx Floor Area:
544 sqm
Land Size:
2438 sqm
Property Type:
Property Features:
Other (Diesel Heating)
Longrun and Coloured steel
Approx year built:
Property condition:
House style:
Executive, Contemporary
Garaging / carparking:
Internal access, Double lock-up, Auto doors (Number of remotes: 2), Off street
Plaster and Block
Aluminium, Double glazing
Walls, Floor, Ceiling
Carpet, Other and Tiles
Window coverings:
Heating / Cooling:
Under floor, Air Conditioning, Ceiling fans, Other (Under-tile heating, Gasfire, Ducted reverse cyle air conditioners (x4))
TV aerial
Chattels remaining:
Blinds, Fixed floor coverings, Curtains, 2x Chandelier, Central vacuum port-hose and suction, Fisher & Paykel under bench freezer, Miele dishwasher, Ilve Majestic Oven with 5x gas hob and simmer plate, Rangehood, 1x Wastemaster (Kitchen), 1x Miele dishwasher, 1x Miele steam oven, 1x Miele combination microwave oven, 1x Miele warming drawer, 2x Miele gas hobs (bottled gas), 1x Miele electric BBQ grill, 1x Water filter, 1 x Wastemaster (Scullery), 1x Asko washing machine, 1x Asko clothes dryer, 1x Drying cabinet, x4 Ducted reverse cycle air conditioners, 3x Bathroom heater, 3x Heated ladder towel rail, 3x Extractor fan, 1x Ceiling mounted projector, 1x Retractable custom-made projector screen, B&W speakers 5.1 (wired for 7.1), 1x Denon amplifier, Fireplace, Whole home system controlled off Blink Automation via phone/I-Pad, 2 x Denon Home theatre with B&W Inceiling speakers, One with fixed screen and one with 100’ projector screen, 6 zones of multiroom audio, Smart Touch Home Automation controls lighting/blinds pool covers etc also with control via phone, 2 x Denon Home Theatre Receiver, Axium 1250 multiroom amp, Bluray player, Panasonic Projector, Pioneer 50’ TV, Network switching, Network Access points (Extenders x3), 2x Shelving (Formal Lounge), 2x Custom-made cabinets (Formal Lounge), 50’ Pioneer HDMI plasma TV mounted with, B&W speakers in ceiling and B&W speakers 5.1 (wired for 7.1), Subwoofer, 1x Office desk, Wall-mounted felt notice board, Built-in felt lined Whiskey cabinet, 1x Miele washing machine, 1x Miele clothes dryer, Timber framed felt noticeboard (Bedroom 2) Luxaflex blinds on all windows (screen and blackout, some automated), SmartTouch home automation system with 2x ipads, 2x Automatic controls for louvers, 4x All off switches, turning off the lights, shutting the main gate and putting down the blinds, 2x Infratech outdoor heaters, Automated Louvretech protected outdoor dining room, 1x Cantilevered outdoor umbrella in solar shade material, Pool Equipment: Chlorine and acid automatic dispensers, Lighting, Water feature leading into pool, Automated water level, Automated swimming pool cover, coded for safety and operated from inside, Pump to keep water from accumulating on top of the pool cover when it rains, Pool robot to clean bottom of the pool, 2x Garage door remotes, Sculpture plinth in garden
Designer, Modern, Open plan, Dishwasher, Separate cooktop, Separate oven, Rangehood, Extractor fan, Double sink, Waste disposal, Breakfast bar, Microwave, Gas bottled, Pantry and Finished in Granite and Timber
Living area:
Separate living, Open plan, Formal lounge
Main bedroom:
Double and Balcony / deck
Separate shower, Bath
Bedroom 2:
Double and Built-in / wardrobe
Bedroom 3:
Double and Built-in / wardrobe
Bedroom 4:
Additional Info (Ensuite), Double and Built-in / wardrobe
Additional rooms:
Office / study, Other (Wine Cellar, Games room)
Main bathroom:
Bath, Separate shower, Exhaust fan, Heater
Waterfront, Urban, Private
Outdoor living:
Entertainment area (Covered), Pool (Inground, Heated, Chlorine, Concrete and Security fencing), Garden, BBQ area (with lighting and with power), Deck / patio
Fully fenced
Land contour:
Backyard access, Landscaped / designer, Manicured
Water heating:
Water supply:
Town supply
Close to schools, Close to shops, Close to transport
Fixtures/chattels excluded:
Mirror in dressing room, Fitted headboards in all bedrooms 4x, walls will be made good followings removals, 2x Outdoor dining furniture, 1x Outside lounge furniture, Paintings excluded, Gas BBQ, 4x Garden pots, All garden sculptures, Mother & Child garden feature (plinth remains) leading, Trampoline, Free-standing cabinetry in garage storage area, Panasonic Fridge/Freezer in garage, 1x Kayak
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