Opulence meets elegance

OPULENT living doesn’t get much classier than this Mt Pleasant home, where English manor meets French provincial.

Baroque elegance in the vast open plan morphs into Australiana in the alfresco balcony, which has a barbecue kitchen and steps leading to the sparkling blue pool. At the front of the home, a garden hidden behind a vine-covered limestone wall has shades of Hodgson Burnett’s The Secret Garden.

An arched timber door and a soaring cedar tree should have been a clue, but I was busy admiring the magnificent wrought iron gates outside this four-bedroom/three-bathroom home. Spacious Large timber double doors open to reveal a spacious vestibule, where a series of columns march towards the massive open-plan beyond.

Banks of glass doors offer tantalising glimpses of the river and hills, which are revealed in their full glory as you get nearer. Warm American oak on the kitchen cupboards and walk-in-pantry contrast nicely with the black granite benchtops. Ceiling roses and an ornate gas-fired coal fireplace add to the dignified elegance of the lounge area, where stacker doors peel back to the al fresco and manicured gardens.

At the front of the home is a spacious study with french doors that lead to the secret garden. The bedrooms and a second sitting room with kitchenette and fireplace are on the second level, accessed via a lovely wrought iron staircase. The grand main bedroom has river views and a spacious balcony. Walk-in-robes flank the enormous en suite, which has a deep bath, separate shower and double vanities topped with brown marble.


48 Ullapool Road, Mt Pleasant
from $1.7m
Daniel Grant 0418 883 535
Chelsey Grant 0403 888 186
The Agency
open by appointment this weekend

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