A mansion home boldly renovated by multi award -winning architects, Powell & Glenn, delivers a unique, opulent lifestyle in the heart of the exclusive and tightly held Botanic Gardens Precinct. Originally designed by Toorak’s society architect, Marcus Martin and known as Martin House, this extraordinary home and its architecture set the benchmark for luxury living where colour and textures create dramatic spaces with a sense of openness and proportion. Set in Jack Merlo–designed gardens with swimming pool, its art deco origins sit comfortably alongside elements of French industrial design. Interiors feature Carrara marble and French oak floorboards, bespoke joinery, the latest technology and advanced security. This mansion home, set over three levels with a lift, has five bedrooms, five bathrooms, two powder rooms and six living spaces, including a cinema and retreat. Each bedroom has its own ensuite. The third floor gym opens to a 55 sqm terrace. Entry is into the dramatic marble -floored lobby with custom-made marble bar, while the flowing floorplan provides relaxed movement of guests between the dining room, living room, study and deluxe cinema. A garden room, resplendent in green, brings nature inside with lighting specifically designed to nurture indoor plants. In the chef’s kitchen stainless steel benchtops are packed with state-of-the-art Sub-Zero Wolf appliances including a double fridge/ freezer and all-in-one cooktop and oven. A magnificent marble island bench overlooks the informal dining area with banquette seating. Upstairs the light-filled central retreat leads to a bedroom wing where three vibrant bedrooms, each with a marble ensuite, include a guest suite with a living room, gas fireplace, ensuite and freestanding bath. Another wing houses a smaller guest suite with a walk-in robe and marble ensuite, while the opulent main suite, in sophisticated dark hues, features a superb walk-in wardrobe with designer storage and a sublime ensuite. With uncompromising features of ducted heating, cooling, linen sheers, imported wallpaper, custom designed cabinetry, waste disposal chute, laundry, solar/ gas heated pool and C Bus system. Advanced security includes fingerprint technology. Complete with eight car basement garage with turntable and visitor parking. From this exclusive address you can walk to Domain Village, Melbourne Girls’ and Boys’ Grammar, the Botanic Gardens, or take a tram to the CBD. Inspection by appointment only - Please call Sean Cussell to register your attendance.