Mountain Lodge Retreat - A Palace in the Sky
Indulging the senses high above the city lights of Melbourne, no expense or effort has been spared in the creation of this simply unrepeatable French inspired chateau.
Set on approximately 2,400sqm, framed by its European façade and immersed within an exquisite established landscaped garden sanctuary, this immensely private residence is one of the finest homes ever to be offered for sale in the Dandenong Ranges only 30 minutes drive from the south east suburbs of Melbourne.
Buoyed by a privileged elevated position, the imposing timeless architecture is at home within its lavish perfumed gardens filled with Roses, Camelias, Gardenias, tulip freesias, hyacinth, jasmine, Mexican orange blossoms, over 50 custom made pots and several statues including 4 Seasons, Dali Alice in Wonderland and Dali the Surrealist Piano.
Recently transformed and extensively rebuilt throughout, lavish proportions include soaring ceilings to all levels, Italian porcelain flooring, imported staircases, divine wood paneling from French and Belgium Chateaus, thick marble surfaces and the latest high-end appliances. The extensive layout features two extravagant master suites complete with sumptuous ensuites, decadent living & dining rooms, a top floor gold class theatre room for eight and, adding a further aristocratic feel, an inspired cigar room by Roberto Cavalli.
Designed for entertaining kings & queens, Chateau Jardin Parfume is the ultimate destination. The exquisite outdoor areas can be enjoyed in solace or entertaining in grand style; taking full advantage of the mountain landscape and abundance of wildlife, offering poolside lounging in the summer, misty winter nights by the large Cheminees Philippe open fire place, or a treating friends to a fully catered celebration making use of the commercial cooking and outdoor refrigeration facilities.
Enjoy the atmospheric surroundings as though you're in your very own French castle, the ultimate deluxe hideaway within the hills just 45 minutes from Melbourne, 30 minutes from Toorak and a 2-minute walk to the famous Miss Marple's Tearoom and Sassafras Village. This enchanted property is the perfect place to enjoy a fresh summer night or a magical snowy winter morning surrounded by the most beautiful mountain setting with magnificent city views.
Breathtaking opulence with the finest fixtures and fittings from around the world to be offered fully furnished* as inspected. Furnishings include the most luxurious pieces from ByKoket (Portugal), House of Francesco Malon (Italy), Adora Luxury à porter (Italy), French Chandeliers, custom made Carpets and fox fur rugs made in Poland, Theatre Room recliners made by Fortress seating (USA), Outdoor furniture by Ow Lee (USA). 3 Godin Petit French cast iron fireplaces *artwork not included.
Features too numerous to list but include, imported staircase and divine wood panelling from French and Belgium Chateaus, a cigar room with industrial extraction unit, hydronic heating and refrigerated cooling, state of the art security system, fully integrated home animation, external fire-safe watering system, 2 x Tesla back-up power batteries, rear laneway access and self-contained guard/gatehouse.
Proudly marketed by the team at Peninsula Sotheby's International Realty.