Mercury (Hobart) - Property







AGENT: PETERSWALD FOR PROPERTY REFER KIM MORGAN, EUNICE WARE 6224 7090 door and leads to the dining room with a black japanned floor, gas fireplace and a statement box bay window framed by views of a floral hedge which looks over an internal courtyard.

The spacious, galley-style kitchen is thoroughly bespoke and is located at the end of the hallway melding practicali­ty with stately charm.

Classic handpainte­d joinery provides plenty of drawers for storage and glass fronted cabinetry for display.

Marble has been used generously including the benchtops and splashback­s.

The kitchen has twin Corian sinks with individual tap arrangemen­ts, an AEG gas cooktop and rangehood, Fisher and Paykel wall oven and a separate dual microwave/ convection oven. An AEG integrated dishwasher, Liebherr two-door fridge, two Fisher and Paykel under-bench fridge drawers and a Sub Zero wine fridge add to quality of this culinary space.

The kitchen also incorporat­es a strategica­lly concealed butler’s pantry with extra benchspace and storage.

Lit by a central atrium skylight, the kitchen area flows in one direction to the courtyard, laundry and garage, and in the other out to the summer entertaini­ng terrace and via steps down into the garden.

The magnificen­t staircase is the central feature of the reception hall with timber balustrade­s and filigree panels.

Deep pile teal carpet makes a statement as it turns past the stained glass window and leads onto the landing and the upper level. There are two spacious double bedrooms with fireplaces and marble ensuites with Perrin and Rowe tapware.

A luxurious master bedroom leads into a separate dressing room and a wellappoin­ted bathroom with double basins, a stand-alone bath and a separate shower.

The upstairs landing has cleverly concealed storage space and opens onto the veranda from where the perspectiv­e is of elevated sweeping views over the cityscape to the river in the distance.

Ashleigh is set behind an original Huon pine fence in a dress circle location.

It is privately positioned in grounds of over half an acre (2135sq m) with establishe­d trees and beautiful Englishsty­le mixed planting.

At the centre of the garden is a manicured croquet lawn bordered by a conifer arboretum, terraced beds, hedges, topiary and two garden pavilions, one set up as a gym and the other as a potting shed.

Vehicle entry to the property is via an electric gate where a sweeping driveway leads to an imposing front door.

A right of way from Adelaide Street provides a second access to the garage space, which could be configured to provide a self-contained apartment or office, if desired.

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