7 Shakespeare Grove
Remarkable Luxury In St James Park Precinct
Magnificent Shakespeare Grove plays host to some of Melbourne's most privileged and exclusive real estate in the St James Park precinct, a fitting address indeed for this exquisite luxury residence whose superlative dimensions showcase sublime European inspired styling set amid glorious private north-east gardens with a swimming pool and spa. An elegant Victorian faade discreetly conceals the voluminous interior offering around 1000sqm (Approx.) of internal accommodation against a backdrop of privileged uninterrupted views across Hawthorn and the town hall. An immaculate palette of finishes including Oak and travertine flooring tie the house together; while multiple living and entertaining zones are arranged to open out to a deep northern balcony and grand European inspired loggia with integrated speakers, a wood fired pizza oven and barbecue overlooking the self-cleaning heated pool and spa. The home's exceptional scale accommodates magnificent areas for entertaining and family living, all linked by a lift and dramatic central staircase from the more intimate sitting room and library with study to a gold star cinema with bar, gymnasium with sauna and bathroom, and a spectacular poolside entertaining lounge with a marble and oak bar and bespoke cellar. A voluminous family living and dining room wrapped in French doors to the north and east basks in natural light with a sublime entertainer's kitchen with a broad granite island bench, commercial grade Ilve stove and butler's pantry with Smeg microwave and steam oven. A private three bedroom childrens wing circulates around a rumpus room, all with French doors leading out to the northern balcony, one with en suite and a central main bathroom. Decadent, luxurious and flawlessly appointed, the magnificent main bedroom relishes a vast custom fitted dressing room, exquisite en suite with freestanding bath, underfloor heating and French doors to a secluded northern balcony retreat. Flawless appointments include a five car basement garage lined with storage, Oak and travertine flooring, hydronic heating, reverse-cycle air conditioning, surround sound, security system with cameras, gas fireplaces, ducted vacuum, powder room, travertine bathrooms, the extensive use of marble, plantation shutters and 60,000 litres of water storage. The uncompromising floorplan that whilst luxurious, offers outstanding family practicality in this highly sought after riverside pocket so close to leading schools, Richmond's vibrant restaurants and shopping districts, cafes, Hawthorn train station, trams, the Yarra River and within six kilometres of the CBD.