16 Feb 2023 | 5 mins

Toorak mansions with European flair add Parisian panache to Melbourne market’s top end - News Ltd

Toorak mansions with European flair add Parisian panache to Melbourne market’s top end - News Ltd

The following is an excerpt from the Herald Sun, published on February 11, 2023.

A six-bedroom mansion at 26A Linlithgow Rd is for sale with a $18.8m-$20.6m asking price.

Set on 1400sq m, the home has a tennis court, pool, four bathrooms, four-car garage and a with topiary similar to the greenery commonly seen at European country estates.

Famous landscape designer Paul Bangay, architect Nicholas Day and the late interior designer Stuart Rattle all worked on the house across a two-year rebuild project.

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26A Linlithgow Rd, Toorak has also just hit the market.

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The kitchen.

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A pretty impressive walk-in wardrobe.

Forbes Global Properties director Michael Gibson said the owners were downsizing after more than 20 years at the “quite beautiful” home.

“One of the most beautiful aspects is the privacy and tranquillity you get, you also get beautiful views over Kooyong and Hawthorn,” Mr Gibson said.

“Sitting outside in the gardens with a Campari spritz is something you would regularly do at this time of year.”

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One of four bathrooms.

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Look out onto the Paul Bangay-designed garden.

He said the dining and formal rooms made the mansion “an entertainer’s house”.

“You could have amazing dinner parties and could easily host 150 people downstairs without feeling crowded,” Mr Gibson added.

Expressions of interest in the property will close at 5pm on March 8.

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