'Rathkevin' – A landmark Federation home on 809sqm approx. of park-like gardens, this substantial 5 bedroom + study 3 bathroom family classic with guest house welcomes all your family and friends to join in the grandeur and celebrations of its time-honoured history. Built in 1914 for the Secretary for the War Minister, this remarkable residence has been sympathetically renovated and extended over time to create a spectacular family home. Resplendent with its 11ft approx. ceilings, rich red pine detail, magnificent timber fretwork, box bay windows, gorgeous leadlights and substantial proportions, this exceptional home is impressive with its elevated leadlight entrance, wide hallway, a magnificent sitting room with pressed metal ceiling & open fireplace; superb main bedroom with OFP, WIR, verandah & heritage style spa ensuite, a north facing executive study (6th bedroom) with OFP, a 2nd large bedroom, a commercial-style kitchen with stainless steel moulded benchtop, marine grade chopping board island, walk in pantry, Fisher & Paykel 900mm stove and Miele dishwasher with window looking into the substantial family living/dining room (gas wood fire), an amazing conservatory (heated floors), fitted family laundry with modern concrete outdoor sink. Upstairs features 3 gorgeous bedrooms (fitted BIRs & bay windows) and stylish slate-floored bathroom. A wheelchair-friendly guest house has a variety of uses including an Airbnb, in-law accommodation or place to work from home, featuring a lovely bedroom (BIRs), open plan living & dining with kitchenette and French doors to the rear garden, a tasteful bathroom and laundry. A magical home to host any occasion, with gardens complementing the home, including a mains gas BBQ, an alfresco arbour and lush lawns in private botanic gardens. One of Sandringham's finest homes, this exemplary masterpiece is equipped with zoned ducted heating/air conditioning downstairs with a separate system upstairs, timer switches in the 2 family bathrooms, extensive roof storage, a shed and provision for auto gate to parking for 3. Doors from the Bay Street Nursery and Café, and metres to the bus, walk to Sandringham Village, the train, the beach, private schools and glorious parks.
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