Victoria’s Dandenong Ranges has its very personal sleeping magnificence in Chateau Jardin Parfume, an property languishing in the marketplace since mid 2021. Initially listed between $8 and $8.8 million, it is now had a $2.6 million value reduce, relisting with the information between $5.7 and $6.2 million.
Positioned within the charming city of Sassafras, the extravagant chateau-inspired mansion has undergone a renovation. It is dripping with French chandeliers and lavish finishings, together with Italian porcelain flooring, customized statues and an imported staircase.
The three-bed, three-bath manor unfold over 2600sqm is described as a ‘fairytale’, ‘off-the-charts’ and a ‘palace within the sky’.
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The Nineteen Fifties Gothic-influenced mansion was purchased by the present homeowners in 2020 for $2.66 million. On the time, it was marketed as ‘Beauxbatons Manor’, a reference to the French wizardry college within the Harry Potter books.
They then accomplished a swift multimillion-dollar renovation to rework it into the sort of status house Peninsula Sotheby’s Worldwide says you’d discover within the Hollywood Hills.
“If you have a look at the colouring of the decor, the splashes of pink, the outside furnishings, which is all from LA, the Rolls-Royce within the storage, it is vitally Hollywood Hills, even with the side over Melbourne metropolis which is typical of what you’d see in LA,” agent Rob Curtain says.
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The homeowners listed a 12 months later, so quickly after the most important overhaul, as a result of they bought a house in far north Queensland with plans to relocate.
The distributors appear to have a penchant for assertion design. The renovated mansion’s redesign consists of vivid colors and patterns like fuscia and leopard print showing all through the furnishings within the house.
Beforehand, all the inside and exterior furnishings and furnishings (minus the art work, which incorporates statues by Salvador Dali) had been to be offered with the house.
Curtain informed Area that if a potential purchaser didn’t wish to buy the fixtures and fittings “we’ll readjust the value accordingly”.
It appears this may be behind the value reduce, with the present itemizing bearing no point out of issues like fox fur rugs made in Poland or designer Italian furnishings being included.
“One of many most interesting properties ever to be provided on the market within the Dandenong Ranges,” the distributors spared no expense, with the fixtures alone amassing over $1 million, in response to the brokers.
Different options within the house embrace two separate grasp wings, a six-car storage, self-contained gate home, a ‘gold-class’ theatre room for eight and an opulent cigar room, full with an industrial smoke-extraction unit.
The chandeliers are imported from France, the carpets customized made and there are three petit Godin cast-iron fireplaces. Oh, and the unique staircase was imported from a chateau in Europe.
The speedy renovation additionally included a powerful transformation of the 2400sqm grounds, together with in depth landscaping that included gardens stuffed with roses, camelias, gardenias, tulips, freesias, hyacinth, jasmine, and Mexican orange blossoms.
A surprising pool with a mosaic tile rose on the underside was additionally put in, in addition to stone paths and twinkling lights – all including to the magical, fairytale-like environment.
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