A home is more than just a place to sleep, and it's not unusual to be house proud or to enjoy looking at other peoples' beautiful properties. Around the country, there are gorgeous estates, both heritage houses and brand new apartments and everything in between, that conjure up some serious envy and awe.
It's not unusual for many of these to be on the market. Over the next few weeks, we'll show you five of Property Observer's favourite "on the market right now" listings that have our eyes wide. No doubt yours will be too.
1) 11a Read Street, Templestowe
With four-bedrooms and six-bathrooms, it's being called the finest offering in Templestowe. With city views, and a french-chateau style, it's a very lavish.
For the type of buyer who has an au pair (and wants them to have their own quarters), and is desirous of a games room (with a bar and cellar), a fully fitted gym with sunken spa and sauna, and fountains, it's certainly not your everyday property.
On 4,005 square metres, and with a solar pool, it's absolutely gorgeous with a frontage that makes you stare.
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