‘Tarrant’ | A Classic Masterpiece with Pool & Private Gardens
This magnificent residence by renowned architect Andre Porebski, enjoys a secluded leafy setting in an elite dress circle position close to private schools and the Double Bay village. Evoking the elegance and scale of a luxurious European villa, the three-level home stands on a 952sqm (approx.) parcel of land with private tiered gardens, lawn, outdoor entertaining terrace and a sunny north-facing courtyard with solar-heated pool.
Master built with no expense spared in the late 1980s, the house impresses with its majestic proportions and symmetrical design centred around a three-storey high elliptical reception hall with a domed ceiling and sweeping staircase reminiscent of c1830s Elizabeth Bay House, one of Sydney’s most admired heritage mansions. Named 'Tarrant', the home is designed for spacious family living and grand scale entertaining, while the lowest level has a separate self-contained apartment/office.
The versatile layout includes a double-height drawing room, formal dining room, breakfast room, new gourmet kitchen (with walk-in pantry and dumb waiter), family living area (with study zone and kitchenette), huge master bedroom suite (with sitting area, 2 dressing rooms, 2 ensuites and terrace), 3 more large bedrooms (all with ensuite and terrace), library/study (or bedroom), entry foyer, cloak room, powder room, laundry, wine cellar, storeroom and internal access to 2 garages.
Parquet floors and high ceilings complement the elegant interiors featuring beautiful marble fireplaces, ducted reverse-cycle air-conditioning, gas heating bayonets, video intercom and security alarm. In a tranquil elevated position, the property has direct access to a pedestrian walkway leading down to Bellevue Road with 300m stroll to cafes, dining, shopping and buses in the heart of cosmopolitan Double Bay village.
Elliptical reception hall with soaring 11.6m (approx.) high domed ceiling
Drawing room, dining room & breakfast room flow to terrace
Drawing room with double-height ceiling and marble fireplace
Formal dining room with servery area & bespoke cabinetry
Breakfast room (seating 10 people) with gas fireplace
New Caesarstone kitchen with walk-in pantry & dumb-waiter
Ilve 6-burner gas cooktop, Miele wall oven, Miele steam combi oven
Miele warming drawer, Miele dishwasher, Vintec wine fridge
Family living area with study zone, kitchenette & fireplace
Library/study/sitting room (or 5th bedroom) with fireplace
Sunny north-facing courtyard garden with solar-heated pool
Alfresco dining/entertaining terrace leads to private gardens
Master bedroom suite includes 2 dressing rooms, 2 ensuites & sitting area (with gas fireplace) opening to wraparound terrace
3 more large bedrooms, each with built-in wardrobes, ensuite & terrace
Separate apartment/office suite with 6th bedroom, kitchenette, bathroom
Wine cellar, storeroom, laundry with sink & built-in storage
High ceilings, parquet floors, Jetmaster & gas fireplaces
Reverse cycle air-conditioning, gas heating bayonet
Video intercom entry, back-to-base security system
2 separate garages, both with internal access to house
In addition to the prestigious Scots College Presbyterian School (est 1893 ), and Cranbrook School (est 1918), Bellevue Hill has the Bellevue Hill Primary School and exclusive Ascham, Kambala and Kincoppal girl’s schools within reach.
Those keen to make the most of the harbour can choose from several nearby sailing clubs, marinas and intimate beaches, or soak up the views from the fairway of the Royal Sydney Golf Course on Bellevue Hill’s eastern side.
Royal Sydney Golf Course
Founded in 1893 The Royal...