Property Of The Week: 35 Wildcoast Road, Portsea, VIC

A lofty, capacious pile overlooking Port Phillip Bay.

By Terry Christodoulou 11/12/2020

Arriving on the sought-after peninsula of Portsea –  a long favoured summer destination by Melbourne’s social set – comes 35 Wildcoast Road, an expansive residence perched high on the hill offering panoramic bay views.

Sprawled across 3000sqm, the multi-generational home offers 1374sqm of space housing 7-bedrooms, 7-bathrooms and an 8-car garage.

The exterior is informed by over 60 tonnes of imported New Zealand schist stonework, furthering its resort-like stylings, while its series of soaring pitched rooflines add to its voluminous appeal.

Inside, the spaces are large and numerous with more New Zealand Schist forming the focal points of the home as well as five gas log fireplaces. Adding warmth to the space is the use of recycled messmate timber found on the flooring and the ceilings allows streams of light by 46 operational Velux skylights.

The main living area sees the kitchen attached which is fitted with two Miele dishwashers and ovens. A second outdoor kitchen is fitted with a built-in commercial wok, Teppanyaki plate, gas BBQ, under bench refrigerator and stone basin.

A separate living room, library and office are also found on the entry-level as well as six of the seven bedrooms found throughout the home including the main, which offers views out to the bay, an ensuite and walk-in-robe.

Each ensuite is fitted with underfloor heating, as is the main bathroom which sees marble tiling and benchtops.

Further the basement level – which sees space for 8 cars – is finished with polished concrete flooring and offers a full-size billiards room, workshop, games room, change room with a 12-seat steam room, a substantial wine cellar which holds over 500 bottles and a guest bedroom complete with walk-in robe and ensuite. An internal lift takes you from basement to ground.

Outside, the terraced alfresco dining area sees Brazilian quartz stonework underfoot that leads out to the tiled infinity pool and spa – which is controlled by iPhone – and a mod grass tennis court.

The residence also boasts a 207,000L underground water tank – for landscape- irrigation, 80 300-watt Solar Panels with a 12Kw battery and CCTV coverage through all main living and external areas.

The home is listed with Kay & Burton’s Liz Jensen (+61 418 446 228). Priced guide $8.8 – $9.7 million.


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