Mount Victoria

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Buyer Enquiry From $3,300,000
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Land Area: 357m² approx
Floor Area: 352m² approx


Here is your chance to buy in arguably the best street in Wellington. Situated on the hill above Oriental Bay and with its own private access to Oriental Parade, the main house indulgently consists of two bedrooms, while the completely self-contained flat offers a further two bedrooms on the ground floor (a double plus a single).

Originally built in the 1950s for a prominent local jeweler, this magnificent home was extensively remodeled and modernised for the current owners by Studio Pacific Architecture. Both the house and gardens went on to win awards after the nearly 2 year long project.

The home is designed to take advantage of the breathtaking views of the harbour and city, with floor to ceiling windows and aluminium louvers to complement the concrete structure and zinc cladding. With a total floor area of 352m2 , there is an abundance of living space, both formal and informal, 3 full bathrooms plus guest toilet with plenty of in built storage. There were no short cuts taken when it came to the quality of the fixtures and fittings, and while 12 years since it was renovated, it hasn't dated at all.

The tranquility of the contemplation garden is unparalleled, offering peace and privacy while being only moments from the CBD. The double garage with an additional two off street carparks are an added bonus - this is a home you will live in and love for many years to come.

This property is being sold by negotiation. Buyer Enquiry is welcome from $3,300,000.

Prepare to be blown away every time you enter this home - there truly is nothing like it.

Either enter through the internal double garage or follow the steps down the side of the house and enter through the over sized front door, and into the welcoming and tasteful entrance hallway. Once inside, a coat cupboard and guest toilet are located opposite the front door, while the controls for the central heating system and Bosch alarm system are located next to the door.

The living room is elegant and substantial, offering unparalleled views over the harbour and Wellington. The glass sliding doors, with internal glass balustrades, open fully and flood the living room with natural light and sun. The concrete beam neatly sections the room into two living spaces. The gas fireplace complements the central heating, and adds a warm ambiance to the room on winter evenings. while the shelving on either side of the gas fireplace has recessed lighting and offers additional storage. Beside the piano, there are mechanical louver shutters.

Located between the living room and the kitchen, the dining area has space for a large table. Entertain friends and family, and enjoy the magnificent views that the windows offer over Wellington. Another feature in this room are the hidden vents located behind the pillars - these can be opened to let in air on windy days without having to open the glass sliding doors.

The kitchen features top of the range appliances, including a Westinghouse double door fridge, Miele 5 burner gas hob, Miele oven and rangehood and 2 Fisher and Paykel dish drawers. There is a double sink with insinkerator, breakfast bar, stainless steel bench top and built in joinery. Interact with your guests while whipping up a storm in the kitchen, the easy open plan flow between these living areas makes entertaining a pleasure.

1. The luxurious master suite has a gorgeous outlook and is similar to the living room above, with sliding doors with glass balustrades.

It features a walk in wardrobe, with a secret cupboard/storage space accessed through the wardrobe with in built shelving and hanging space, an ensuite and a bracket TV.

2. Spacious double bedroom with wardrobe, central heating panel.

1. The fully tiled family bathroom features a walk in rain head shower with a light well above, toilet, marble vanity with single sink, heater towel ladder and a large mirror.

2. The Balinese inspired guest toilet off the entrance way is fully tiled, and features a marble vanity with single sink, a large mirror and toilet.

3. The fully tiled ensuite features mechanical louver blinds with views over the harbour, walk in rain head shower, deep standalone bath, marble vanity with single sink, toilet, heater towel ladder and a large mirror.

The laundry is located on the top floor between the garage and sun room, and features Miele washing machine and dryer, extractor fan, cupboard with in built shelving, a rail to hang laundry and room to store an ironing board. With views like this out of the window - laundry is a pleasure.

Located beneath the garage the media room is a cosy space to hunker down in winter. It features in built desk and shelving, exposed gorgeous wooden flooring and a gas fireplace. The control point for the entertainment system is located in one of the push to open cupboards to the left of the gas fireplace, which has speakers around the entire home, excluding the self contained flat.

The self contained flat has it’s own entrance off the contemplation garden. It features two bedrooms, a full bathroom, kitchenette and open plan living area. Beautiful wooden flooring runs throughout. It is operated on a separate hot water cylinder to the main house.

The spacious open plan living/kitchen area of the flat looks directly out over the contemplation garden, and has in built shelving for storage. The kitchenette features a Fisher and Paykel mini fridge, Miele electric cooktop, splashback and a microwave shelf.

The main bedroom features large windows which overlook the contemplation garden, while the second bedroom/study has a wardrobe and is located off the kitchenette.

The fully tiled bathroom features a toilet, walk in shower, heated towel ladder, marble vanity with single sink and large mirror, as well as in built shelving.

With simple composition and clean lines, the contemplation garden is a sanctuary, minutes walk from Oriental Bay via it’s own pedestrian stairway. Relax in the privacy, on the grass bordered by trees and shrubbery on one side and a pond with lighting on the other or on the concrete patio leads the downstairs flat out to the contemplation garden.

The stairway leading down from the contemplation garden, and is covered in climbing vines.

The deck on the upper level can be reached through the sun room. Sliding doors open out to a spacious deck with glass balustrades and a washing line tucked neatly around the side.

There is also a small courtyard off entrance way. which acts secondly as a light well for the shower below.

The spacious double garage is located at street level, with two additional off street carparks. There are also storage cupboards and shelving. Through the door you can access the upper level of the home.

Located on the top level of the home, the sun room showcases the spectacular views over the harbour and city. With floor to ceiling windows, this space has an abundance of gorgeous natural light and sun. Sliding doors lead out onto a spacious deck with glass balustrades The balustrade on the staircase between the living level and sun room is one of the only remaining elements of the original house.

There is a large linen cupboard located under the stairs, with in built shelving and its own Phoenix panel heater.

Charles Morley-Hall
Charles Morley-Hall