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1,856m² of Ascot's Finest: Tennis, Parties, Family Living.Property ID 166805526 Mayfield Street, Ascot, is a beautiful, arresting home that is admired by many since its complete transformation to the current imposing and elegant form. This timeless, family home has seven bedrooms and five and a half bathrooms, and vast living and entertaining spaces, both indoor and outdoor. 26 Mayfield St, Ascot is a remarkable property that will command the attention of the entire market across the city, state and country.
Standing proudly in the quiet and picturesque Mayfield Street, this historic property has a street presence that is second to none. A true statement of lifestyle and opulence, this gorgeous home has been renovated and restored by renowned architect Derek Trebilcock accompanied by internationally recognised interior designer Mary Durack, to incorporate every modern luxury imaginable.
The extensive offering of this exceptional home is one that simply cannot be matched or replicated in an inner-city home within five kilometres of the Brisbane CBD. The exclusivity and quality of lifestyle offered by 26 Mayfield Street is one that has only been enjoyed by a handful of families. The list of attributes is simply extraordinary.
When entering the front gate and walking through the formal front garden prepare to be amazed at the feeling of stepping into a French villa as the front rooms are revealed through the imposing front entry. The formal sitting room with imported French fire place, formal dining room, and music room, all with pressed metal ceilings and panelled walls give a feeling of grace, charm, and luxury that is matched in few homes.
On emerging from the formal area of the home you will be greeted by a vista incorporating the impressive family living area and kitchen through to the private estate like grounds and tennis court at the north facing rear of the property. The oversized kitchen and butler's pantry has Italian marble and Gaggenau appliances, including double oven, steam oven, and two sinks and dishwashers.
The huge family room adjoining the kitchen has room for a large dining table and sitting area, and is perfect for functions. This space flows through to a stunning light filled multipurpose entertaining room and library. Beautiful black butt floating floors give a soft feel and warmth to the family environment and are complimented by solid timber tongue and groove wall panelling, and timber coffered ceilings. All areas open out onto the expansive rear decks, covered courtyard, rotunda, and grounds through French doors and double hung windows.
The full-sized tennis court with pavilion, and pool with outdoor bathroom, complete the picture of this home as the ultimate location for luxury family living and the perfect venue for parties both large and small. Your guests will enjoy the privacy of a downstairs suite.
The elegant stairway, large landing and spacious upper hallway serve to enhance the feeling of space and luxury living. From the top of the stairs, your eyes will be drawn to the beautiful master suite with dressing room, bedroom, and ensuite that mirror the styling of the formal rooms at the entry. This flows through to two private studies. Five additional double bedrooms with built in wardrobes complete the upstairs.
The house itself is perched on a sprawling 1,856 m2 of prime Ascot real estate occupying a 22.8m frontage of one of Brisbane's most coveted streets. The impressive facade dominates the streetscape. The privacy of the grounds to the rear is assured by the offset garaging on each side of the house with space for up to four cars.
This family home exudes a charm and sophistication like no other, and which can only be found in the historic homes of Brisbane. As you would expect with a home of such substance, all rooms have features that are gracious and remain in a condition that is a testament to the care and respect of the owners.
It is commonly accepted that to live in a location like 26 Mayfield Street must necessitate a compromise. However, this property is the one exception. It is a unique opportunity for a family to set down their roots and enjoy the next 20 years knowing there is no better alternative.
This is one of the finest examples of a grand family home ever to be built in this magnificent city and the owners have made the decision that this house is to be sold on or the close of the Expression of Interest.
Expression of Interest, Closing Friday 23rd of June, 2017.
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