Magic circle of life
THEREare outstanding harbour views from this opulent, multi-level mansion with a touch of the Romanesque and located on a landscaped corner block in a prestigious residential area.
The home is designed for eco-efficiency and there are views from most rooms.
Extensive use of beautiful red granite enhances its sophisticated fit-out. The windows are double-glazed, there is an I-control electrical system, wiring for an audiovisual system and ducted vacuuming.
Despite its considerable size, the home is essentially lowmaintenance inside and out. There is a side portico before an amazing circular vestibule with a soaring ceiling, which has at its centre a rounded vault with a double-glazed skylight and downlights.
Asweeping staircase with wrought-iron railing leads to the upper level. There is also a short flight of steps down to the vast open living area, which comprises a loungeroom with downlighting and an airconditioner, a dining area with vaulted ceiling and a family area with access to a wide front balcony with an attractively curved central section and a colonnade. The view is fromMtWellington around to the city and on across the River Derwent to the Meehan Range and Eastern Shore beaches.
The marvellous kitchen has a granite floor, benchtops and breakfast bar and includes a gas hob with a stainless-steel splashback and a stainlesssteel and glass exhaust flue, twin under-bench ovens and a stainless-steel dishwasher.
Arear door from the kitchen provides access to an internal staircase down to the twobedroom, self-contained apartment, which also has double doors to the front colonnaded terrace and garden. There is also an adjoining store-room.
Also off the main foyer area are a coat closet, a bathroom and a granite-lined toilet, before a passageway leading to a laundry, a bedroom or office with a sliding door to a balcony with harbour views and a spacious home theatre.
Anearby door leads to a side barbecue terrace with steps up to the double drive-through garage/workshop with an automatic panel tilt-door and easy-access paved driveway.
Onthe top level is a landing with a built-in linen cupboard and a study with itsownpartly covered balcony with columns. There are also two bedrooms with built-in wardrobes and another bathroom with a toilet. Awalk-in closet has a chute to the laundry below.
Also on this level is the master bedroom with a sitting area, a walk-in wardrobe and a spa bathroom, which includes a toilet and a bidet.