6 Benson Avenue
Unprecedented Modern Luxury
Expression of Interest Closing Tuesday 28th February 2017 at 5pm View Strictly By Appointment Only Avant-garde and cutting-edge, this opulent five-bedroom, six-bathroom plus a study residence brings a Beverley Hills Los Angeles entertainers residence to Melbourne's most exclusive suburb. Individuality is the homes hallmark, Combining accommodation and lifestyle, vision and style, form and function, grandeur and prestige with an inviting and bespoke interior. The corner allotment draws in natural light from all directions; with superior hill top elevation providing stunning uninterrupted views across the district through to the city skyline. Superbly positioned to offer absolute privacy from the street yet with 1000sqm (Approx.) interiors that are soaring and open to the light and aspect, the home is designed for both indulgent entertaining and relaxed daily living. An inspired water wall entry, Sicis mosaic and marble walls, White Marmo glass floors, Red Onyx features, Paco Jaanson fittings and bespoke lighting that are works of art in themselves including Iris Cristal Bohemia chandeliers give a purity of form to the interior and nobility of materials that are amongst the most luxuriant finishes available in the world. A truly international residence with remarkable formal and casual living and dining areas situated in harmony with each other affording an effortless flow between the spaces. Sheer walls of glass and French doors soar six metres in the principal living room centred by a 2 metre wide starburst Bohemia crystal chandelier, softened by the gently curving lines of the sculptured polished plaster ceilings above. The sublime entertainers kitchen is born to meet the most demanding chefs needs, with a solid 12 square meter Calcatta Marble Island bench rising out of its centre surrounded by the full suite of top of the range Gaggenau appliances including multiple ovens, in bench steamer, deep fryer and streamlined storage with integrated refrigerator and freezer, TWO wine fridges, and barbecue terrace with herb garden. Immediately adjacent is a separate butlers kitchen with additional oven, dishwasher and twin commercial refrigerators. The ground floor "rose room" bar opens to an expansive terrace with a swimming pool and spa with cinema style television floating above the water, fireplace, barbecue and change room. A White Glass staircase or lift if you prefer will take you to a glorious rooftop terrace opening from a games room with magnificent views, alfresco dining and barbecue facilities. Conversely the basement reveals a decadent cigar room and separate 1000 bottle cellar, a Gold Class style cinema and gymnasium with a fully self-contained guest suite. On the first floor the master suite rivals the decadence of the most luxurious hotels of the world with fireplace, private balcony, and north-facing twin en suites reminiscent of a day spa with a red onyx bath and twin showers that are open to the view and seemingly hover amongst the treetops and blue skies complete with his and her toilets. A luxurious retail-esque dressing room adjoins the master complete with champagne fridge and marble encased coffee machine that rises remotely from the centre of the room on demand. The three king sized bedrooms are inspired spaces for relaxation with breathtaking mosaic en suites and comprehensive robes; while a study is a quiet and light-filled work space. With no expense spared, comprehensive appointments include four car basement garage finished in bluestone. A commercial Schindler passenger lift, fully monitored fire and security system with perimeter cameras and iPhone/iPad connectivity, C-Bus home automation with multiple iPad charging ports, electric blinds, central heating and air conditioning, ducted vacuum, surround sound, programmable external blinds, irrigation system with WIFI control, gas fireplaces, three powder rooms, panic room and bluestone terraces. The residence is situated in the most exclusive pocket of Toorak close to Kooyong Park and Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club, Robert Menzies Reserve, Scotch College, Lauriston Girls School, the shopping villages of Malvern, Armadale and Toorak, trams, Tooronga station and freeway access.
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