36/453 St Kilda Road, Melbourne
Sheltered under a lush canopy of plane trees, this tree-top sanctuary in the renowned ‘Kia Ora’ complex delivers the enchantment of its Art Deco era while providing our favourite contemporary luxuries. Enjoying direct access to 100 verdant acres of relaxation at Fawkner Park, ‘Kia Ora’, named after its developer’s legendary cordial company, lives up to its namesake – ‘to live well’, affording charming retro spaces, modern amenity, and an effortless location for today’s busy lifestyle.
Amid an immaculate garden estate, a grand, curvaceous façade introduces the home’s independent, top-storey position. Sprayed with uplifting natural light and enveloped by high decorative ceilings, the home lavishly flaunts its era’s architectural highlights with a scattering of ornate glazed timber doors, textured plastering and gleaming hardwood floors.
A perfect entertainer, the home boasts a large lounge and dining room bathed in the romantic warmth of a tapestry-brick open fireplace, stretching onto a full-width terrace for an impeccable indoor-outdoor lifestyle. The kitchen offers space for casual meals, while providing a full array of stainless-steel appliances among its abundant chic cabinetry.
Each bedroom is lavishly sized for restful retreat, including extensive built-in robing to the master bedroom and copious storage throughout, all serviced by a central bathroom with laundry facilities. Live well at this exclusive address, indulging in Melbourne’s finest sport, arts, culinary and entertainment destinations within a short stroll, including Albert Park Lake, Botanic Gardens, Melbourne’s CBD, South Yarra’s food and fashion, and moments from Melbourne’s sports precinct.