Sophisticated and timeless, this magnificent contemporary domain reflects its prestigious setting on Scotch Hill, sprawling over 1240sqm approx. of land to create an exceptional and enviable resort-style lifestyle. Built from Mt Gambier limestone, its facade draped in Boston Ivy, the five-bedroom, four bathroom plus study home offers unsurpassed luxury over three levels with abundant natural light, and the highest quality fittings, fixtures and finishes. This outstanding residence, set in magnificent established gardens, encompasses grand living and dining areas, poolside entertaining, tennis court, fitted home cinema and underground garaging for up to eight vehicles. Antique timber and wrought iron doors open to the wide entrance hall, with tallow wood parquetry underfoot. Expansive ground floor living includes a palatial dining room, informal living/dining and light-filled kitchen with Stone Italiana benchtops, a full suite of Gaggenau appliances and integrated fridge /freezer. French doors open the informal living zone on one wall a to a stunning paved terrace and outdoor entertaining area overlooking the pool, tennis court and garden. Upstairs you'll find four large bedrooms and a family bathroom tiled in Spanish limestone with shower and bath. The main suite is enhanced by a private terrace with views to the south-east. This private suite comes complete with Spanish limestone en suite with dual vanity, bath and shower and fitted walk-in wardrobe. The lower level features a cellar and store room with two car underground garage. In a feat of engineering, the tennis court block was excavated to build a one- bedroom apartment beneath the court. An amazing open plan living/kitchen with Calacatta marble, Gagganeau appliances, fridge/freezer and built-in wine fridge. A home cinema, games room or gym and rumpus room or teenage retreat plus an enormous eight-car garage complete this elite property in one of Hawthorn's finest tree-lined avenues, close to Scotch College and a host of other schools, shopping, transport and easy access to the Monash Freeway. Features two driveways and two pedestrian gates, high-quality joinery throughout, ducted heating and air-conditioning, laundry with drying cabinet, surround sound, hot and cold poolside shower, 36,000lt water tanks, irrigation, video security.