2 Kokera Street, Hunters Hill, New South Wales
Landmark 1890’s ‘Kokera’, is a icon of traditional style, on approx. 1385sqm this tennis court estate has three street frontages and stunning views
Built in 1890 by Thomas Turner in an American Shingle style that was popular at the time, and one of Sydney’s most significant estates, grand ‘Kokera’ presides over a stunning elevated 1385sqm with three street frontages, every possible extra and expansive views over Alexandra Bay, Lane Cove River and the district through to the Harbour Bridge.
Unforgettable in scale, style, grace and grandeur, it spans across five levels incorporating a full sized tennis court, solar and gas heated pool and spa, sweeping alfresco areas and a separate entry and substantial guest retreat providing accommodation for the au pair or in-laws.
Beyond the original exterior handcrafted sandstone walls and fencing unrivalled refinement unfolds set amidst beautiful tranquil gardens that set the scene for a graceful, prestigious way of life.
Fusing period splendour with modern indulgence, it welcomes into interiors that have been artfully enhanced with an array of high-end finishes that complement its period integrity. High ceilings throughout bring space and an open feel to this treasure that also features timber floors and multiple original fireplaces.
Tradition and scale are on display, found in the elegant sitting room with a fireplace, bay window and built-in library shelving, the gracious dining room with fireplace and the grand formal lounge. French doors open the rooms to both the verandah with a court view and the terrace overlooking the stunning pool.
In keeping with the homes traditional feel, the luxury kitchen enjoys a pared back French country feel with stone benchtops, a superb over-sized ILVE freestanding cooker with gas cooktop, high-end appliances, large island bench, a walk-in pantry and extensive cabinetry which flows into the spacious casual living and dining rooms.
A dignified, substantial office adds to the ground floor allure with two bay windows and a fireplace as does a gracious entry foyer, full bathroom and a well-appointed laundry with laundry chute. The multiple outdoor covered spaces including a court-side gazebo offer a wide choice when entertaining, relaxing or seeking a vantage point to sit and enjoy the boat dotted views.
Four upper level beautiful bedrooms pamper, all with built in robes and some with spectacular views. The master is graced with a premier position in the home bringing grand proportions a large walk-in robe, luxury ensuite and an expansive private balcony with grandstand views to indulgent parental living.
The areas under the tennis court have been utilised to perfection providing a substantial self-contained flat with living, kitchenette, bedrooms, large office and a bathroom. The flat provides plenty of accommodation alternatives.
Adding to its already considerable appeal are the internal access large double lock up garage with optional games or gym room plus the additional four car garage with adjoining 2000 bottle climate controlled wine cellar. An exceptional list of extras includes ducted a/c, back to base security alarm, Bang and Olufsen integrated surround TV system inside and out, gas and wood fireplaces, underfloor heating in three bathrooms, excellent storage and an irrigation system.
Experience the pinnacle of family living and entertaining on a dress circle, water-side peninsula a short 190m to Hunters Hill Ferry, 400m to popular local village cafes and dining plus the 505 and 538 bus services to the city, Gladesville, Rozelle, Riverview and Woolwich, 850m to Hunters Hill Public School, 1.5km to Hunters Hill High School and with easy access to St Joseph’s Hunters Hill and St Ignatius Riverview.