Beaconcliff - Serenity and Style
An impressive, modern country manor with magnificent views across the Gulf St Vincent. Enjoy the twinkling city lights at night and the stunning panoramic vista by day. Stately, automatic gates and a circular driveway lead to this beautiful residence situated on a secluded allotment of approximately ¾ acre of wonderful botanic garden and enjoying a prominent and sunny aspect.
Your Hills escape awaits, this expansive and elegantly appointed home offers room for the family and guests alike, with a fabulous self contained studio to boot -the options are endless.
Downstairs, a grand entry hall welcomes and through double glass doors there is a lovely flow to the stylish formal living area with French doors to the veranda - and bedroom with ensuite and French doors to the deck, perfect for guests. Hidden storage under the stairs is handy and a great place to store your wine collection. Easily accessible from the entry hall, a large study with plenty of storage is ideal if working from home however would also be well utilized as a media room. Also on the lower level is another large bedroom with spacious walk-in robe and full size bathroom and laundry.
Upstairs, the light filled, open plan kitchen with, Ceasarstone island bench, meals and living space is central and the perfect vantage point to take in those ever changing, uninterrupted views - as does the sumptuous master bedroom with luxurious ensuite, complete with must-haves such as heated floor and towel rails, full size bath and shower. Handy to the master bedroom are two further bedrooms which are currently utilized as ‘his and her’s’ studies with convenient powder room adjacent.
Highly prized, the detached studio at the rear is separated by a lovely, sheltered kitchen garden and courtyard. The cottage is the original residence for the property and is enchanting with entry, living space, ensuite and powder room and two good sized bedrooms, one of which is drenched in sunlight and large enough to serve as a living space, studio or perhaps bedroom and study combined. This reinvigorated, self-contained accommodation is an appealing asset for this fantastic property.
The home has all the character and charm of yesteryear with the conveniences of modern living with design features that are highlighted by the sandstone façade, blue gum timber floors, limestone tiled floors and Ceasarstone benchtops. Other impressive features include timber decked entertaining areas with outdoor kitchen and wrought iron balustrading to the wrap around balcony.
Outside, whether entertaining or just enjoying a cuppa under the stately old Oak tree the options truly are endless. The lower level deck overlooking the manicured lawn and garden is set up with fantastic outdoor kitchen, enjoy pizzas in the wood oven or lounge on the covered balcony off the kitchen, complete with café blinds and those amazing views. For guests in the cottage there is a lovely private courtyard or perhaps relax here as you tend the kitchen garden adjacent. You’ll never tire of this wonderful setting complete with myriad birdlife and native fauna such as resident Koalas.
This wonderful and unique lifestyle opportunity is on offer just moments from Stirling village and easily accessible to the CBD via the freeway at Crafers. Easy access to public transport routes in all directions servicing quality local schools together with an array of private schools and universities.
Extensive café doors to exterior on both levels
10’ Ceilings and abundant natural light
Solar array and solar hot water
Underfloor heating (downstairs + ensuite and cottage bathroom)
Ducted R/C air conditioning to upstairs bedrooms
RC split system air conditioning
Heated towel rails
Secure off street parking for several vehicles
Secure and spacious garaging for two cars with loft storage
Generous rainwater supply for the garden, can be directed into home
Outdoor kitchen complete with sink, fridge and wood oven