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Best of the best: Five of Melbourne’s top listings

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05 January 2023
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From majestic family retreats and Victorian period gems to stunning bespoke homes, check out these awesome homes.

80 Bourchiers Road, Kangaroo Ground (main image above)

This impressive bespoke acreage home combines luxury and style with stunning vistas in a picturesque location.

The Yarra River sweeps past the rolling 20-acre property where the architectural masterpiece known as ‘Yarraman Retreat’ has been designed and landscaped to make the most of its breathtaking surroundings.

The single-level showpiece offers 50-squares of living and boasts spotted gum timber flooring throughout the magazine-worthy layout.

It features a spectacular open-plan living, dining, and modern kitchen domain, spacious bedrooms and all the mod-cons. Large sliding doors lead to outdoor entertainment zones with amazing views.

Included are paddocks, huge garage spaces, a shed with a home office, two dams and extensive irrigation.

Agent: Spiro Drossos, Barry Plant Manningham, 0425 709 479

Price guide: $5.7-$6.27 million

In images 1/3Deck at 80 Bourchiers Road, Kangaroo Ground

100 Park Street, Moonee Ponds

Maximising its blue ribbon position, this iconic local landmark offers the best in family living and entertaining. The circa 1890s Hawthorn brick Victorian house showcases exquisite period-style details.

The tuckpoint brick façade is complemented by stunning iron lacework, a bullnose verandah with tessellated tiling and a landscaped garden.

Interior features range from soaring decorative ceilings and polished parquetry floors to decorative open fireplaces and leadlight windows.

The entertainer will love the north-facing outdoor undercover area, which boasts a fireplace and a granite benchtop. A bonus is the swimming pool and second paved entertainment area with adjoining bathroom.

The four-bedroom family home also features a clawfoot bathtub, ducted heating, Euro laundry and three utility sheds. It enjoys quick access to the Maribyrnong River and Queens Park, schools, shops and transport.

Agent: Bill Karp, Barry Plant Keilor East//Essendon/Gladstone Park, 0418 310 863

Price guide: $3.2-$3.45 million

In images 1/3Facade of 100 Park Street, Moonee Ponds

672 High Street Road, Glen Waverley

This spectacular dream home boasts elegant details and opulent fixtures. It sits on an 884sq m block showcasing a landscaped front garden with tropical plants and a water feature.

Inside, impressive living spaces spread across two levels, with the ground floor family zone enhanced by a state-of-the-art kitchen with stunning benchtops, quality appliances and a butler’s pantry.

Stacker doors open to a magnificent outdoor entertainment and recreation zone with a built-in barbecue, refrigerator, and a sparkling swimming pool.

Retreat upstairs to bedrooms with wardrobes and deluxe ensuites, including the palatial master suite offering walk-in wardrobes, a fireplace and an indulgent ensuite. This level also offers a living area, study, kitchenette with a wet bar and a powder room.

The property is mere footsteps to Wesley College and a stroll to The Glen Shopping Centre and Glen Waverley Secondary College. 

Agent: Jason Chow, Barry Plant Glen Waverley, 0451 886 830

Price guide: $4.2 million

In images 1/3Facade of 672 High Street Road, Glen Waverley

102 Fawkner Street, Aberfeldie

Just moments to the river, this exquisite four-bedroom home epitomises glamorous living with its first-class features and city views.

The palatial 59-square house displays an awesome design that includes a façade with geometric shapes and bespoke metal screening.

Flowing across four levels, it boasts a spa, gym, sauna and an extraordinary pool where dips can be enjoyed year-round under star lighting. There is also a games room with a bar, plus a rooftop terrace with an outdoor kitchen and a covered entertainment area.

The lounge room, and gourmet kitchen and dining zone, are complemented by an entertainer’s backyard with an outdoor kitchen. An office, four large bedrooms and four luxury bathrooms add to its appeal.

The house comes with an elevator, security features and a four-car garage with a turntable.

Agent: Walter Mahch, Barry Plant Essendon/Keilor East/Gladstone Park, 0402 989 300

Price guide: $3.4-$3.6 million

Sale by SET DATEⓇ: Closes February 21, 2023 (unless sold earlier)

In images 1/3Facade at 102 Fawkner Street, Aberfeldie

206-210 King Road, Harkaway

This five-bedroom beauty is nestled on a 33-acre block in a picturesque location.

On the upper level are spacious main bedrooms with pitched ceilings and spectacular views of the surroundings.

Sweeping vistas are captured from each window of this home, which also features wraparound verandas.

On the lower level is an expansive open-plan lounge and dining area with a kitchen offering stainless-steel appliances, stone benchtops and ample storage space. The large meals and family area has a fireplace and there is also a separate formal dining room.

The home offers five bedrooms, three bathrooms, a pool, double garage, stables, sheds and a 50x25m arena.

Entertaining outdoors is a breeze on the large decked area overlooking a stunning solar heated pool and spa.

Agent: Hayley Taufa, Barry Plant Pakenham/Berwick/Drouin, 0400 091398

Price guide: $2.65-$2.915 million

In images 1/3Grounds and pool at 206-210 King Road, Harkaway
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