A per­fect house for en­ter­tain­ing

The Weekend Australian - Review - - Landmarks -

1Sit­ting

on a 3000sq m block, this solid brick house has been in one fam­ily for 64 years and is be­ing sold by the es­tate of the late Pa­tri­cia and Bing Molyneux.

The Molyneuxs were Melbourne iden­ti­ties fa­mous for their hos­pi­tal­ity, es­pe­cially when Bing was the hon­orary con­sul to the Philip­pines.

The for­mal rooms and in­for­mal ar­eas over­look the gar­den and pool and are good venues for en­ter­tain­ing on any scale.

The prop­erty will go to auc­tion on De­cem­ber 8 through Mar­shall White. Ad­dress: 43 Cascade Street, Bal­wyn North Price: more than $ 3.7 mil­lion. 2GEORGIE

Downey is sell­ing this Vic­to­rian man­sion op­po­site the Wrest Point Ho­tel Casino in one of Ho­bart’s pre­mium sub­urbs, Sandy Bay.

Cur­rently run as a bed and break­fast, it could also be a large fam­ily home.

The main house has eight bed­rooms and bath­rooms and is set in a for­mal gar­den over­look­ing Queen­bor­ough Oval with views to Mt Welling­ton.

At the back is a small cot­tage cur­rently used as the owner’s or man­ager’s res­i­dence plus a large block of land for which there is DA ap­proval from the Ho­bart City Coun­cil for sub­di­vi­sion.

The list­ing agent is Mary Brownell at Roberts Real Es­tate. Ad­dress: Am­ber­ley House, Sandy Bay Road, Sandy Bay Price: $ 1.7 mil­lion. 3DOCTOR

Tony Sa­bato is sell­ing this circa 1887 villa and pro­fes­sional rooms in North Ade­laide, close to O’Con­nell Street and trans­port.

It has a chis­elled sand­stone fa­cade and the three- roomed pro­fes­sional suite has a re­cep­tion area, of­fice built- ins and a sink area and pow­der room, as well as a con­sult­ing room with ac­cess to a cel­lar and store­room or sec­ond of­fice area.

There is in­ter­nal ac­cess from the rooms to an ex­tended char­ac­ter house with a gasheated pool and dou­ble car­port.

The house also has a sep­a­rate front en­trance with in­ter­con­nected for­mal lounge and din­ing rooms, a kitchen/ fam­ily area and the main bed­room at ground level with walk- in wardrobe and en­suite.

Up­stairs are two bed­rooms and a lounge/ study on the land­ing, plus a bal­cony- style lounge with views of the Ade­laide Hills.

The prop­erty is for sale through Peter Veitch of Toop & Toop. Ad­dress: 47 Gover Street, North Ade­laide Price: over $ 1.4 mil­lion

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