Prahran: 127-year-old mansion with 2,000-bottle wine cellar attracts US sports star’s interest – realestate.com.au

Prahran: 127-year-old mansion with 2,000-bottle wine cellar attracts US sports star’s interest - realestate.com.au

The six-bedroom mansion at 33 Grandview Grove, Prahran, is available on the market.


An opulent mansion with an $18m-$19.5m asking vary is about to interrupt its personal report by $2m or extra to develop into Prahran’s priciest pad.

The circa-1895 three-storey home at 33 Grandview Grove boasts six bedrooms, six bogs, a 17m heated pool, floodlit mod grass tennis court docket, wine cellar able to storing about 2000 bottles and distant double storage.

The property final bought for $16m in 2020, in keeping with CoreLogic, and is now again available on the market to be bought through expressions of curiosity.

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Earlier homeowners have renovated the mansion, often called “Grandview” however retained its historic options together with hovering ceilings, tessellated flooring, ornate archways, marble fire mantles and stained glass home windows.

33 Grandview Grove, Prahran - for herald sun real estate

Archways and hovering ceilings.


33 Grandview Grove, Prahran - for herald sun real estate

The tennis court docket, the place a basketball hoop additionally hangs.


33 Grandview Grove, Prahran - for herald sun real estate

A powerful wine cellar.


Marshall White Stonnington director Marcus Chiminello mentioned Grandview is about on 1670sq m of landscaped gardens, which to his information is Prahran’s largest non-public residential landholding.

“Each room has a unique cornice, they’re very deep-set, unique cornices and each tells a unique story,” Mr Chiminello mentioned.

“Often you need to get kilometres out of the town to get one thing like that, however this one is a 40-second stroll to Hawksburn.”

33 Grandview Grove, Prahran - for herald sun real estate

Each cornice tells a narrative.


33 Grandview Grove, Prahran - for herald sun real estate

The mansion certain makes a splash.


33 Grandview Grove, Prahran - for herald sun real estate

The kitchen’s island bench appears to be like out to a terrace with metropolis views.


Most purchaser inquiries have been native however Mr Chiminello has obtained “one name immediately from the US, from a really well-known sporting identification”.

He mentioned Grandview Grove’s tree-lined footpaths and lots of unique, Victorian-era homes had been drawing purchasers concerned with blue-chip suburbs.

“We’ve got consumers who’re out there and really a lot concerned with Toorak, Armadale and Grandview Grove itself, not Prahran however Grandview Grove,” Mr Chiminello mentioned.

33 Grandview Grove, Prahran - for herald sun real estate

Intricately-patterned stained glass.


33 Grandview Grove, Prahran - for herald sun real estate

Three ranges of grandeur set in a inexperienced backyard.


33 Grandview Grove, Prahran - for herald sun real estate

33 Grandview Grove, Prahran - for herald sun real estate

The mansion’s different drawcards embrace a number of formal and casual residing and eating areas, a house workplace, butler’s pantry and an built-in stone kitchen resulting in a terrace space with Melbourne CBD skyline views.

The principle bed room features a retreat house, wraparound balcony, dressing room and marble-fitted ensuite.

Earlier than it final bought, Grandview was obtainable to lease for $2350 per week.

Expressions of curiosity in shut at 3pm on October 10.

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