Unique Toorak Estate
- 6 Beds
- 7 Baths
- Tennis Court
- Swimming Pool
Chiverton c. 1928, designed by architect, George E Nichterlein, is a substantial two storey French Mediterranean style home on an impressive 3150sqm (approx) landholding with tennis court and swimming pool surrounded by glorious established gardens.
This cherished family home has a perfect blend of period and contemporary living spaces providing an enviable lifestyle. Beautifully proportioned rooms, decorative ceilings and polished timber panels add to its irresistible charm.
Chiverton has five bedrooms, five bathrooms, two powder rooms, magnificent formal rooms, library, informal living, open plan kitchen, separate one-bedroom apartment, poolside summer house and four car garage. Every room looks out to the extensive garden and lawns.
The spectacular grounds are enhanced by symmetrical lawns framed by box hedges with majestic trees, rows of ornamental pears and pergolas.
Chiverton enjoys a generous reception foyer flanked by two powder rooms. A journey along the formal wing leads past the magnificent, timber-lined dining room, then study, before arriving at the exquisite sitting room. There, a bar alcove and further informal living room greet you, inviting small or grand scale entertaining. French doors open this area to abundant gardens and a colonnaded terrace.
The informal wing has multiple living spaces and open plan kitchen overlooking the alfresco dining area and tennis court. The pool pavilion with bathroom, kitchenette and living room lies adjacent to the self-contained one-bedroom apartment.
Upstairs five bedrooms include the master suite with parent retreat and dressing room, walk-in-wardrobe and luxurious ensuite. Three more double bedrooms share a family bathroom, whilst the fifth bedroom enjoys an ensuite.
Additional notable features include hydronic heating, cellar, solar panels, bore water, desalination plant, water tank and irrigation system.
Chiverton’s size, scale, history, features and Irving Road address ensure its status as a once in a generation family home.