A lavish entertainer’s life-style awaits on this distinctive household residence, set in certainly one of Adelaide’s most prestigious suburbs.
Inbuilt about 1940, the five-bedroom Artwork Deco property exudes a mixture of character and attraction – and, in accordance with vendor Simon Caric, gives “resort-style dwelling” at its absolute best.
“It’s only a fantastic dwelling area,” says Mr Caric, who has lived within the two-level Godfrey Terrace residence with son Cimon since buying it – by way of the web, sight unseen – whereas working in France in 2015.
“We had been dwelling in Paris on the time … and determined it was time to come residence to Adelaide to reside.
“I had a colleague within the constructing business who inspected it and gave us a name immediately and mentioned ‘it’s splendidly designed and probably the most lovely properties in Leabrook’. So we snapped it up immediately and moved in about 5 months later.”
Set on an expansive 1536sqm allotment full with tennis courtroom, swimming pool, rooftop terrace and wine cellar, the house proved a super haven throughout final yr’s COVID-19 lockdowns. “Given a few of the unlucky issues that occurred in 2020 with all of the restrictions, it’s truly been fairly a pleasure to be dwelling that kind of life-style in that residence – it simply gives every little thing,” Mr Caric says.
Behind its spectacular facade, the residence boasts an incredible mixture of dwelling areas – each formal and casual – whereas 5 king-sized bed room suites provide loads of lodging choices. The main bedroom has a walk-in gown and ensuite, whereas a visitor suite is situated downstairs.
Ample home windows – together with one within the entrance lounge that was, on the time of set up in 1942, the most important single pane of glass in SA – enable loads of pure gentle to fill the house.
A chef’s kitchen makes catering for household and mates a breeze, whereas a powder room and residential workplace are different options.
Mr Caric described the house as a “nice entertainer”. “It has been designed so there are particular personal areas within the property and sure entertaining areas – and so they simply mix so nicely. It’s such a intelligent design.”
He mentioned the tennis courtroom/swimming pool mixture added one other dimension to the property. “You may take pleasure in successful of tennis, have a fast rinse beneath the out of doors bathe after which head to the pool for a swim.”
The property has additionally been upgraded to satisfy the calls for of recent life, with a industrial stage safety system, keyless entry and automatic wi-fi audio system among the many enhancements.
An intensive renovation was carried out in 2008, with additional work undertaken extra not too long ago.
“We’ve given it a full refurbishment, together with the upstairs sundeck, repainting, new guttering and the safety system,” Mr Caric mentioned.
Recognised as certainly one of Adelaide’s most tightly-held jap suburbs, Leabrook is inside straightforward distance of Hazelwood Park and Burnside Buying Village, with top-quality faculties together with Pembroke School and Marryatville Excessive, additionally close to.
Mr Caric – who’s planning an eventual “life-style” transfer to Kangaroo Island – mentioned the time was proper for a bigger, youthful household to maneuver in and benefit from the property.
“That’s one of many causes that has made the resolution simpler … it’s now only a bit too huge for the 2 of us,” he mentioned. “So, I’d assume it would attraction to a younger skilled household, with a number of youngsters, seeking to go away some kind of legacy behind. It might additionally attraction to these individuals who have a love of structure and clear areas.”
He mentioned he had hosted visits from folks within the historical past of the house and infrequently overheard teams strolling down the laneway discussing the property.
“It’s a little bit of an architectural icon and other people do admire it,” he mentioned.
“We’ve been completely privileged to have been dwelling there, but in addition fairly excited in regards to the subsequent chapter.”
Worth: Contact agent.
Agent: Williams Actual Property, Stephanie Williams 0413 874 888, John Williams 0411 747 555.
Options: 5 king bed room suites, designer swimming pool, established gardens, cellar.
Gives: Shut Wednesday, March 24 at 2pm.