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A Gem of DistinctionProperty ID 1535830Superbly located in a cul-de- sac in leafy, tranquil Kew East and nestled inside a gated low maintenance John Patrick designed courtyard, well suited for alfresco entertaining, sits an alluring, charming, spacious, architect designed, double-story brick, Cape Cod style family home, in close proximity to highly sought-after public and prestigious private schools, public transport, minutes away to the M3 and Eastlink, shopping, fine dining, entertainment, parks, gardens, the Yarra river, walking and bicycle tracks and quaint village shops.
This cosy rare gem is endowed with a large sitting room graced by a handsome French-style open fireplace and together with the sizeable dining area, open onto the private and spacious courtyard/garden through French doors. A Planera kitchen with Miele and Bosch appliances, Quarella stone counter tops and plenty of storage is next to the dining area, with a separate laundry and decking at rear of house. A high-pitched ceilinged foyer leads into a separate light-filled study with box bay window, a downstairs bedroom, linen press, powder room and under-stairs storage.
The upstairs area provides a generous-sized rumpus/retreat with built-in window seat, two double-bedrooms with plenty of closet space. The sizeable master bedroom spills onto a spacious north-facing terrace/deck, an ideal space for lounging with coffee and croissants and the Sunday paper. A bright and luxurious bathroom sits off the rumpus/retreat. The master bedroom en suite boasts a double vanity, marble floor and frameless shower screens.
A fabulous under-roof storage is an unexpected bonus, a remote double car garage with workshop, ducted heating throughout with additional heating under floor tiles(downstairs), evaporative cooling, alarm, and sound system connection are added features.
The interior of this grand dame and its colour scheme has been designed, furnished and styled impeccably by international interior designer/stylist, Margaret Bayer, whose eye and attention to detail has taken this property to another level. Complete with exquisite ivory-coloured drapes, plantation shutters and antique brass fittings, among some of its many appealing appointments, this home has been styled to the highest of standards, evoking a much desired and sought-after lifestyle reminiscent of another world