Oh so Frenchy, oh so nice

439 Pearsons Road, Trentham East. (Photo supplied)

Carole Levy

A long driveway slices through sweeping lawns before branching out through beautiful French flower gardens, the evocative setting for this luxurious, two-year-old French Colonial-style abode, named St Claire.

There’s more of the same out back, but let’s get to some pretty special interiors, on display throughout three pavilions – two connected via a glass walkway; the other, an external one.

Stunning designer wallpapers rise up three metres to ornate-corniced ceilings; arched fanlights perch above french doors; gorgeous chandeliers draw the eye; oak flooring is oh-so French; and marble mantels do their luxe lark. It’s the best of French Colonial, moulded beautifully for today.

The showstopper main living domain (central pavilion) incorporates a sitting area with a fireplace, and a magnificent dining zone. Also on board are home theatre and piped music systems.

Bespoke Shaker cabinetry, punctuated with a Belling cooker and dual dishwashers, spans the huge kitchen’s width, while an expansive and stylish island bench is crisp-white, echoing trims and wall paint all through.

The impressively proportioned east wing delivers up two lovely, spacious bedrooms, two bathrooms and a powder room in keeping with the home’s décor, plus a study/third bedroom with lavish storage shelves.

The large laundry and access to the integrated double garage (with good storage space) are also in this wing.

The externally accessed west wing/guest house has five bedrooms, three bathrooms, a lounge room with a fireplace, and kitchen facilities.

There are spots in the back gardens to set up for dining in the sunshine, and gracious verandahs provide retreat when shelter is sought. A potable bore is reticulated to the gardens.

Also on offer are zoned heating and cooling throughout, double glazing, 250,000-litre water tank storage, a machinery shed – views towards the Mount.

The land is about 9.8 hectares, and the culinary treats of Trentham village are a five-minute scoot in the car away, while sensational spa country attractions are all around.

Details  
SuburbTrentham East
Address439 Pearsons Road
Bedroom7
Bathroom5
Study1
Garage2
Price$2.45 million
AgencyKeatings Real Estate: 5427 2999

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