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22 Shakespeare Grove Hawthorn

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22 Shakespeare Grove Hawthorn

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'Verona' c.1874

This gracious Italianate mansion provides prestigious family accommodation of an extraordinary calibre rarely seen on the Melbourne property market. Paying respect to its heritage while balancing modern architectural elements and thoughtful design, this superb home offers luxurious family living.

Privacy abounds as you enter through ornate iron gates. The formal garden compliments the intricately detailed façade. Here, stately reception rooms combine a wide entry hall with a dining room and living room, with original decorative features taking pride of place. A modern library space with a private entrance, overlooks the sparkling pool.

The rear of the home reveals a more casual, modern living space. Double height windows frame views of the pool and garden and offer glimpses of the city skyline. The designer kitchen with its marble benchtops and Miele appliances, makes an elegant place in which to cook and entertain, and is complimented by a Butler's Pantry. A spacious living and dining zone encourages a natural togetherness and a TV snug is well positioned. Outside, a lawn is surrounded by a number of outdoor rooms suitable for relaxing or entertaining. The shady pergola offers respite from the afternoon sun, and a brick fireplace provides a warm focal point in which to gather. The pool area is well considered with an outdoor shower and powder room providing a practical wet zone. At the back of the property, a lower garden provides ample space for play.

Moving to the first floor, where a generous master suite mimics apartment living by combining a living room with a spacious bedroom, walk in robe and marble ensuite. Offering leafy views to the south-east, this beautiful space is sure to offer welcome respite at any time of day. Two further bedrooms share a family bathroom and separate powder room. A sun-drenched terrace at the rear of the home, offers uninterrupted views to the city skyline, and access to the pool via an external staircase. A fourth bedroom with ensuite stands at the base of the home's tower. A steel framed walkway invites you to enjoy 360-degree views of Melbourne - a truly unique bird's eye view that is both priceless and spectacular.

To complete the picture, the basement houses a 4-car garage, gym and an underground cellar that acts as a tasting room.

The 1,614sqm approx allotment includes a separately titled vacant parcel of approximately 200sqm that provides a myriad of options, for recreational space or new construction given its ease of vehicle access.

This unique property satisfies every whim and celebrates luxurious family living. This flawlessly appointed home that will continue to nurture and bring joy for many years to come.


Hawthorn Secrets

Hawthorn has always been a drawcard for families wanting to be close to some of Melbourne’s finest schools, but the suburb also includes some of the city’s most coveted housing, from the heritage-listed Grace Park Estate to the wide tree-lined Harcourt Street, the latter dotted with Victorian mansions on sizeable plots.

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22 Shakespeare Grove
Hawthorn VIC 3122

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