If only the absolute best will do for you and your family, then this is the only home for you. Set in iconic Griffith, just a short stroll to Canberra Grammar School and the boutique precincts of Manuka and Kingston, this Inner-South treasure with north-east facing to the rear, has been renovated inside and out with no expense spared. The stunning single-level residence flows effortlessly through multiple living areas out to the rear tranquil gardens where fantasies of the finest Mediterranean luxury resorts have been brought to life. Living areas include formal lounge and dining, state-of-the-art kitchen with integrated 'Meile' appliances, separate rumpus, casual dining, and a family room with 'Cheminee Philippe' fireplace in a Snowy Mountains rock façade. Year-round entertaining is inevitable with the exquisite gardens offering ample undercover entertaining space with a separate in-built spa, fire pit and an exquisite bespoke self-cleaning in-ground pool featuring automated commercial-style systems to keep the water pristine with minimal human intervention. This 'Mediterranean Resort' style venue has seen countless parties for family and friends and has been a beautiful backdrop for formal photos. The additional two courtyards, with the soothing sound of the water fountains as a backdrop, provide alternative entertaining venues for lunch or a quiet romantic dinner. Accommodation also includes five large bedrooms, segregated master bedroom with a spa ensuite and a huge wall-to-wall robe, two large bathrooms, stylish laundry, and a double garage. Exceptional in every way, this unsurpassed family home is a unique, lifestyle residence of distinction where contemporary luxury meets Roman splendour and is a must to experience.
Set in iconic Griffith Approximately 500 footsteps from Canberra Grammar School Close proximity to Manuka (an easy walk home after a dinner in a local restaurant or the Cinema) A stroll to Kingston Foreshore (for a Sunday brunch and a browse at the Bus Depot Markets) Award-winning Terry Ring designed renovation with no expense spared Situated on the high side of the street Lifestyle Home where contemporary luxury meets Roman Splendour Easy single-level living Five large bedrooms, all with built-in-robes Huge master bedroom with large wall-to-wall robe and an oversized spa ensuite Two additional bathrooms and a powder room for guests Formal lounge and dining Kitchen designed by Archertec State-of-the-art kitchen with marble waterfall island benchtop and Caesarstone benchtops for the rest of the kitchen The kitchen also features soft closing drawers and cabinet doors, integrated 'Meile' appliances including: Main oven Second oven/steaming oven Warming drawers In-built fridge/freezer In-built 'Meile' Nespresso coffee machine Continuous boiling hot water and refrigerated cold water Separate rumpus/media room Casual dining Family room with 'Cheminee Philippe' fireplace in a Snowy Mountains rock façade Sunny laundry and pantry are hidden behind secret kitchen joinery door Fabulous outdoor entertaining areas modelled on some of the world's top luxury resorts Year-round entertaining Large covered alfresco dining Beautiful deep blue swimming pool about 11.7mx4.5m with a long seating ledge along its length The pool has been custom-designed with automated commercial-style in-floor cleaning system to keep the water pristine with minimal human intervention. There are also two sediment filters plus two additional centrifugal filters The pool has a 'Remco cover that rolls up into a separate pool pit under the modwood deck and is operated by a remote control similar to a garage. It actively heats the pool water extending the swimming season to approximately six months and does not require gas heating. In Winter the pool water can be heated with the gas heater which also heats the spa water. Provision has been made for add-on solar heating if required in the future Pool's stunning Italian mosaic tiling completed by Canberra's legendary master pool builder, Angelo Fragosa Separate inbuilt spa for all year round The separate in-built spa with a water feature is large enough to have twelve people. It has its own lighting which can change to any one of the numerous colours. The filtration system is integrated into the pool so the spa water is always pristine quality. The spa can be heated within 30-40 minutes in Winter The fire pit can seat 12-20 people around it. The fires themselves are fuelled by methylated spirits which run for 3 hours. Two sheltered outdoor entertaining courtyards for the cooler months, with a kitchen pass making it ideal for entertaining Security alarm system Over engineered air-conditioning and gas heating system – one for the front and a separate one for the back of the house Grey ironbark timber flooring selected for its beautiful colour and its very hard-wearing attributes Travertine terrace and pool deck is ideal because of its natural beauty, non-slip and cool surface even in full summer sun Automated irrigation systems for the gardens – low maintenance garden, no lawns to mow Circular driveway, off street parking for visitors, Drive through double garage with huge storage capacity down its entire length Serene and peaceful greenery visible from every window in the house The changing leaves of the gorgeous canopy of Spanish oak trees make Jansz Crescent one of Canberra's most beautiful streetscapes An incredible one-of-a-kind home in a magnificent location Ideal for a large family who enjoys luxury and year-round entertaining