EXQUISITE AUSTRALIAN MANOR
16a New Street East Balgowlah
A traditional masterpiece built by New England Country Homes in 2008.
Set on a sprawling 884 sqm corner block with a perfect north-easterly aspect to the deep wrap around verandah overlooking the pool.
This Early Australian Design Home has an elegant blend of all the modern luxuries in contemporary living with the spacious interior custom designed by architect, Brooke Aitken.
Centering around an enormous gourmet kitchen with island bench / breakfast bar and overhanging antique pendant lights imported from Denmark. Large Ilve oven, Qasair induction hob and fully integrated appliances. Alpine white Caesar stone bench tops, soft closing draws plus large walk-in larder.
The wide open living and dining area is surrounded by oversized Western Red Cedar windows and French doors leading out to the verandah overlooking the pool and gardens. The lounge seating area features a Jetmaster fireplace with stone surrounds and sliding doors lead into the adjoining media room.
Ten foot high ceilings, traditional wide skirting boards and double width Blackbutt floors create an elegant flow throughout the home.
The bedrooms are all double size and the master has a walk in robe and ensuite with white marble flooring ~ underheated. The very large main bathroom has Travertine throughout and features architect designed cabinetry with Vessel basin and Bette Starlet freestanding bath.
There is a huge laundry room and third toilet plus hot & cold outdoor shower by the pool. The swimming pool captures all of the northern sun plus it has gas heating and automatic chlorinator.
The grounds are fully fenced with security intercom access and automatic gate entry to the double garage and additional off-street parking. There is workshop space in the garage and lots of underhouse storage including two very big rainwater tanks supplying the garden water system.
Forty Baskets Beach and North Harbour Reserve are only a short walk away and the Stockland Shopping Mall is just up the street.
This is a truly wonderful family home.