AT the end of a winding tree-lined drive this three-bedroom, two-bathroom Mt Helena home with traditional verandas on three sides overlooks some beautiful scenery.
Double doors lead to a formal entry where French doors open to the roomy open plan living area.
Agents Bob and Jan Johnston said the European inspired design and quality materials speak for themselves with high cathedral ceilings a highlight of the bright, open area.
They said it was a wonderful space to enjoy all year round come any occasion [due to] heated porcelain tiles, ducted air-conditioning, ceiling fans and a heart-warming fireplace to ensure optimal comfort.
Designed by Penka Kolevova, the practical and stylish kitchen won the award for HIA kitchen designer of the year in 2003.
An Iroko timber island is set in the heart of the cashmere gold granite kitchen with smart German cabinetry maximising every nook and cranny.
Completing the kitchen is an appliance cupboard, integrated fridge and freezer, plus a full suite of stainless steel appliances that including two wall-mounted ovens and a 5-burner gas cooktop and steamer.
The main bedroom is spacious, light-filled and airy with a high cathedral ceiling, sliding door to the veranda and a big walk-in robe. The ensuite has been stylishly finished with a recessed ceiling, big shower, spa bath, double vanities and an adjoining powder room.
The children’s wing has two queen-size minor bedrooms with either a mirrored built-in robe or robe recess.
Together they share a separate powder room and the family bathroom, which has floor to ceiling tiles, a double vanity and big shower.
Tucked at the end of the children’s wing by the carport access is a storeroom and walk-through laundry fully equipped with a ‘Robin hood’ ironing board.
At the rear of the home an open entertaining landing sheltered by shade sails provides a tranquil spot to enjoy a casual meal with friends and family on balmy evenings.
A spa house is separately tucked to the side of the home among garden foliage.
Overlooking the rolling rural treetops in the distance, the spa is set into the decking with bench seats and a small bar fridge to the right.
You can follow the garden path past the kerbed lawn and mulberry tree to the timber deck gazebo that is set between the two dams towards the bottom of the property.
Swathed in shades of green and beautifully landscaped, it is a refreshing and peaceful place to escape the hustle and bustle of city living.
To the front of the home are 40 olive trees that are harvested bi-annually to produce roughly 200 bottles of olive oil.
Nestled on the Stoneville border of Mt Helena the 4.8ha property, which has the potential to be subdivided, has scheme water, a rainwater tank, two dams, a bore and a winter creek.
Address: 189 Glyn Pl, Mt Helena
Phone: 9250 1919
Agent: Bob Johnston 0429 956 378
Agent: Jan Johnston 0427 956 378