A spectacular Nineteen Eighties pastel pink palace perched above the cliffs of the San Remo shoreline is inspiring huge desires in cashed-up consumers.
The angular tri-level five-bedroom mansion designed by architect Ermin Smrekar at 135 Punch Bowl Road is up for grabs for a benchmark $6m value.
CoreLogic information present the one transaction of higher magnitude within the southeastern city was $6.5m, paid for 123.77ha at 140 Punch Bowl Street in 2017.
However Eview Group agent Leanne Poulton stated the assertion coastal dream residence at No. 135 loved an unrivalled place on the sought-after and tightly held stretch.
“It’s positively bought the perfect spot,” she stated.
“From each window there’s a sensational view, the lawns are so manicured you can play bowls on them — it’s simply wonderful.
“There’s a strolling monitor down there the place you’ll be able to stroll from San Remo to Kilcunda, and you’ll see whales go previous as effectively in whale season after they’re migrating.
“With the angles and the architect design, too, it’s inspiring.”
The 8ha property final bought for $850,000 in 1996, in keeping with CoreLogic, and had largely been used as a vacation residence for the vendor — for whom it was time to maneuver on.
Stretching home windows within the hanging triangulated design, one of many late architect’s most daring, permit pure mild and views to flood the floorplan, wrapped by decks, balconies and an exterior walkway above the pool becoming a member of the higher stage’s dwelling space and important retreat.
“Some folks wish to paint it, some wish to renovate, one other simply needs to know he has the land there no matter what occurs,” Ms Poulton stated, including properties not often got here up on Punch Bowl Street — however that she had one other two on the market, at No. 35 and land ‘Lot 2’.
The Italian-born architect operated in Melbourne from the Sixties-’90s and is understood for designing outdoors the mainstream of Australian structure of the interval, drawing on natural structure, angular and round geometries, and historic sources for his daring creations.
Different notable works embody Bulleen’s brutalist Veneto Membership, the heritage-protected Mirabella Home in Keilor East and Geelong’s waterfront Fishermen’s Pier restaurant.
“Described by one critic as ‘the king of kitsch’, Smrekar is finest recognized for the celebrated Previous Melbourne Motor Lodge in North Melbourne (1970) and the San Giorgio Restaurant in Cardigan Avenue, Carlton (1973; demolished),” the Mirabella House heritage page notes.
Ms Poulton stated the San Remo property could be effectively suited outdoors the residential realm, too, together with as a winery, wellness centre, for company functions or by somebody concerned with racing at close by Phillip Island.
Expressions of curiosity shut 2pm, December 4.