Elegance and prestige: Magnificent hilltop heritage home with city views
A truly rare and exciting offering, Rosevale (circa 1922) is set on an elevated 1,098sqm allotment and is just six kilometres from Brisbane's CBD. This incomparable six-bedroom residence is ideally positioned in Greenslopes' most exclusive enclave and will impress with its beautiful renovations by architect Derek Trebilcock and interior designer Mary Durack. Its attractive city and suburban views, grand proportions, stunning details and flowing architecture make this a truly special family home and an entertainer's delight.
Presented with impeccable character details and a modern aesthetic, the dual-level abode showcases majestic wrap-around verandahs, American Oak timber floors, VJ walls, lofty ceilings, designer lighting fixtures, French doors, bespoke joinery, bay windows, plantation shutters and decorative breezeways. Touches like these, combined with a fresh white colour palette, creates a timelessly exquisite setting that will suit a variety of decor styles.
On its upper level, a covered verandah capturing city views flows through to a connected formal dining room and a library with custom floor-to-ceiling in-built shelving, a Belgian 1920s Art Deco chandelier, silk curtains and an enchanting window seat. Steps away, a spacious open-plan living and dining area also featuring an L-shaped banquette seat allows you to relax and entertain with ease.
An extraordinary culinary space, the property's gourmet kitchen adjoining this combined area encompasses a combined breakfast bar and island counter, Calacutta marble splashbacks, quality appliances, a butler's pantry and plenty of cupboard storage.
Extending the entertainment options outside, a covered balcony seamlessly links to the central living area via timber bi-fold doors. Commanding stunning suburban views all the way to the Gateway Bridge, this breezy al fresco area is perfect for both intimate and large gatherings.
Completing the upper level is a lavish parents' retreat with a large walk-in robe. An opulent ensuite includes dual vanities, marble flooring, an Italian glass mosaic-tiled feature wall, a freestanding bath and a separate shower.
There is also a well-appointed main bathroom with a rare clawfoot bath and a separate toilet, as well as two additional bedrooms featuring built-in robes and a study or children's retreat.
Downstairs, a generous lounge room carries you through to a private gym and a covered rear deck. Those with children and pets will appreciate the residence's sizeable fully-fenced grassed rear yard. Fringed by manicured gardens, this remarkable outdoor area also boasts a charming children's cubby house, a sizeable sparkling in-ground swimming pool and picturesque gazebo with a built-in gas barbecue.
Three substantial bedrooms serviced by designer bathrooms are located downstairs. One of the bedrooms opens to a beautiful paved courtyard framed by hedges and bougainvillea plants.
Other exceptional details include zoned ducted air conditioning throughout, a 720-bottle wine cellar, a dedicated laundry, in-built speakers, an abundance of storage, a secure dual garage, six 5,000-litre rainwater tanks connected to an irrigation system, and extensive garden lighting.
Situated in one of Brisbane's most family-friendly and accessible suburbs, this resplendent property is close to a multitude of leafy parklands, shops and dining options. Medical-workers will value living near the Princess Alexandra , Greenslopes and Mater Private hospitals, while those that regularly commute to the city will love living just minutes from the Southeast Busway and the Buranda train station, with the south-east freeway and cross river tunnel in close proximity.
Falling within the Greenslopes State School and Cavendish Road State High School catchment areas, this spectacular residence is also a short drive from Loreto College, Saint Joachim's Primary School and Our Lady of Mount Carmel Primary School. Do not delay - call to arrange an inspection today.