A Mount Macedon landmark, which was as soon as residence to an aide of Winston Churchill and featured in an Australian thriller film, might develop into the city’s costliest residence.
Ard Rudah, at 49 Devonshire Lane, has been listed on the market with a $5.75-$6.35m value information.
Abercromby’s director Jock Langley stated the 1870s nation manor was “probably the greatest” within the area and was assured it will promote above $6m and set a value report for Mount Macedon.
CoreLogic exhibits the city’s costliest sale was 769 Mount Macedon Rd, which bought for $5.4m in 2011.
“It’s a very important home and backyard, which has had a myriad of fascinating homeowners because it was constructed by the late Christopher Cowper, who was one in all Melbourne’s most well-known architects,” Mr Langley stated.
“The gardens had been initially designed by Baron von Mueller, who designed our metropolis’s personal lovely Botanical Gardens.”
Heritage paperwork present the seven-bedroom residence was was a profitable guesthouse by Walter Meyers, who the private aide of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, after he migrated to Australia within the late Nineteen Fifties.
It additionally featured within the Australian thriller film The Satan’s Playground, directed by Fred Schepisi in 1934.
Mr Langley stated the distributors had undertaken a “main renovation” in collaboration with acclaimed designer Steven Akehurst through the previous 10 years.
Two formal residing areas, a sublime reception room, billiards room, TV den and fashionable open-plan kitchen are among the many up to date highlights.
A tennis courtroom with a pavilion designed by Paul Bangay, orchards, a tiled alfresco zone, cellar and historic stables are a number of the highlights on the grounds of the two.4ha property.
It’s one in all 11 gardens at Mt Macedon recognised by the Nationwide Belief for its historic significance.
The property beforehand tried to promote in 2015, with value expectation of about $5m.
It’s for personal sale.