Mount Macedon, Victoria Australia
Description: “The Laurels – contemporary mountain showpiece. Nestled amongst the magnificent Mt Macedon tree tops this contemporary architectural masterpiece brings a new dimension to a historic estate. Originally a two storey Victorian block weather board house commissioned in 1862 by Charles Cogger, the owner of the transport company on the mountain, the home and stables were demolished in 1960 paving the foundation for this stunning property, The Laurels, aptly named after the laurel hedge on the northern border of the 2 acres of low maintenance established grounds.
The Laurels offers style and contemporary polish. A desirable, state-of-the-art, family home boasting generous proportions and infinite design with 4 spacious bedrooms and separate self-contained studio / or B&B to enjoy throughout all the seasons.
A grey sandstone main entrance awaits leading into an impressive gallery space with soaring ceilings splaying into multiple living areas. The upper level offers a private home cinema retreat, open plan kitchen and full size bar presenting Siemens appliances and ceasar stone benchtops. A spacious dining / open plan living with double sided wood fire feature and large separate balcony invites you to relax and enjoy the expansive views to Mt Towrong.
A suspended ornate timber balcony bridge adjoins the bedrooms upstairs with a sophisticated Master bedroom taking centre stage, comprising a beautiful vertical timber detailed bedhead, walk in robe and private ensuite, with its uninterrupted elevated views the master suite enjoys some of the best views in the house. The 2nd bedroom provides generous proportions, built in robes and a lovely private ensuite.
Offering a flexible floor plan and an abundance of natural light throughout, the 2nd staircase leads to a study or bedroom and a 4th bedroom featuring built in robes and ensuite. A stylish separate formal dining with integrated wine racks and living area complimented with a wood heater fireplace complete the multiple living zones.
A full size classic French Provincial kitchen fulfills all your needs with a Belfast dual sink, Ilve oven, neatly hiding a separate laundry. Outside a louvred paved BBQ area and Japanese pond, add the final flourish to designer styling set within private grounds. An indoor pool, spa and gymnasium (gas heated and solar) accessing a raised deck, provides an entertainers delight to while away the hours in a truly luxurious unique indoor / outdoor space.
An easy 45 minute commute to Melbourne CBD, renowned as Australia’s garden of Eden, Mt Macedon is interspersed with beautiful seasonal colouring and pure mountain air.”
- Contemporary architectural showpiece
- Picturesque mountain and garden views
- Self contained separate guest accommodation / potential B&B
- Indoor pool / spa / gymnasium
- Hydronic heating / cooling
- 580sqm residence under roof (62.5sq)
- Expansive indoor / outdoor entertaining
- Abundance of natural light
- State of the art living with automated CBUS integration & networked CAT5 cabling
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