5 Main St Boroondara

A flawless family sanctuary


Saturday 15th September 2018

Peter Vigano

0407 301 224


Built 1929

Built in the Californian Bungalow style in 1929 as part of Canterbury’s Hassett Estate subdivision


Dining, formal lounge and front bedrooms feature decorative plaster roses, strips and panels

Leadlight Windows

Stained glass windows from the Art Deco period of 1920 to 1940


High ceilings, light and architectural detail make this warm in winter, cool in summer

Tasmanian Oak Floorboards

Stunning tasmanian oak floorboards with contrasting borders reflect warm light throughout the main rooms

Extensive Glazing

The rear of the house features a full wall of panelled windows to capture northern light and the tranquil garden setting

Front Bay Windows

The front room features four beautiful bay windows which bathe the area in natural light

Circular Rear Window

As part of the architect’s vision, the rear circular window sits at the top of the vaulted ceiling to provide stunning views of the day and night sky

3 Metre Ceilings

Ceiling height throughout the house is 3m, except the vaulted ceiling which is much higher

Architectural Cutout

Architect designed viewport provides garden views from dining and frount lounge rooms

Plantation Shutters

Premium grade Western Red Cedar hinged and frameless shutters will last a lifetime

Guest Bed

Study forms guest bedroom with clever architect designed fold out double bed and built in lighting 

Wine Cellar

Under house (accessed via garage) custom built drawers maintain the quality of wine all year round



Almond Rocca Caesarstone benchtops used throughout the kitchen

Appliance Cupboard

Built in appliance cupboard with roller door to reduce clutter and noise

Bosch Oven

Pyrolytic self cleaning Bosch Oven

Bosch Hob

Five burner large gas hob with central wok burner

Miele Dishwasher

Self opening high end Miele Dishwasher finished in stainless Steel

Microwave Storage

Under bench storage cavity with power point for microwave oven

19 Drawers

19 oversized soft close drawers provide convenient storage and categorisation of kitchenware

Large Pantry

Large, deep, double door pantry for grocery and larger items

Vertical Storage Cupboard

Convenient vertical storage cupboard for boards, trays and racks

Condiments Rack

Pull out pantry rack located next to the oven provides super convenient storage 

More Cupboards

A further 5 double and 3 single door cupboards complete the extensive storage options

Glass Feature Wall

Bench to ceiling glass splashback feature wall

Stainless Steel Range Hood

Large stainless steel range hood with 2 bright halogen lights


Located between the feature lights, the skylight floods beautifully diffused daylight over the island benchtop

Terence Conran Feature Lights

UK imported large feature lights create a dazzling chandelier effect

Corner Unit

Handy place for landlines and mobile charging.  Cupboards are good for oversized items

Rear Garden

Massive Deck

Huge, stainless steel screwed, Australian spotted gum deck over 3 sections and levels connects the studio, house, garden, garage and vegetable garden

Architectural Landscaping

Modular brick and decked borders create intimate spaces for feature plants and clever storage

Brick paved courtyard

Perfect as a basketball court or separate BBQ area, the bricked couryard also provides a clean and dry area for the clothes line

Vegetable Garden

Large 4m square vegetable garden with galvanised mesh plant perfect for herbs and vegetables

Fruit Trees

Mature fruit trees including fig, apple, lime, lemon, grapefruit, nectarine, plum and peach.  Produces a bumper harvest

The Pom Pom Tree

Stunning feature tree (Dais cotinifoli) in the middle of the garden is covered in fluffy pink flowers in December

Planting Boxes

The edge of the deck integrates raised planting boxes separating the deck and garden.  Great for edibles or ornamentals.

Sideway Access

Convenient, landscaped sideway access with lockable gate

Organic Soils

The rear garden beds have had no chemicals or non-organic products applied for the last 12 years

Toxic Free zone

As well as being organic, no treated pine has been used in rear building.  The deck sub-frame, cubby house and borders all use cypress pine and spotted gum

Cubby House / Trampoline

The perfect retreat for young children.  Includes an integrated sandpit underneath

Established Lawns

Front and rear gardens have established 
Bufallo lawns that were laid as turf 4 years ago.  They will not die post auction!


In Cupboard Appliances

Washing machine and dryer are cleverly hidden away inside swing and slide stow away doors to reduce noise and clutter

Externally Vented Dryer

The clothes dryer vents externally via a auto-closing louvered vent to keep the laundry free of lint, moisture and mould

Freezer Cupboard

A large cupboard with electrical point provides space for an upright deep freezer 

Rack Cupboard

Great for brooms, ironing boards, vacuum cleaners etc.  Includes a hanging bracket for clothes racks

Laundry Sink

An oversized ceramic sink with dual mixer taps doubles as a his and hers basin with the ensuite 

Ceasarstone Work Area

Convenient place for folding or clothes airing, this beautiful space includes a mosaic tile feature wall and LED strip working light 

Deck Access

Direct acess to the deck via a tinted glass door provides easy access to the clothes line 


A further 2 double and 2 single door cupboards provide ample storage for laundry goods 

Parking & Garage

Remote Front Gate

Fob remote operated electric front gate


Easily fits a large 4WD with lots of space for bikes and tools.  Also has electric door using the same fob as the gate

Extensive Storage

The garage includes 2 large shelve units and an array of hanging solutions for bikes and garden tools

Deck Access

You can access the back garden via double french doors in the garage.

Car Port

Car port with downlights linked to motion sensors

Spacious Off Street Parking

Will easily fit three larger cars or four smaller cars


His and Hers Spaces

A floating ceasarstone island bench area with overhanging floated mirrored cupboards create 2 separate bathroom spaces

Rainhead and hand shower

The shower includes a fixed rainhead and a hosed detachable or adjustable height hand shower head


Luxury 2 tone ceramic tiled bath enclosure with mosaic tiled shelf cavity and waterfall filler create a private and serene space

Large Heated Towel Rail

Ample space for multiple large bath towels, hand towels and bath mats

Ornamant Cavity

Cleverly built into the wall with mosaic tile back and feature light is a great place for a diffuser or vase

Heated Flooring

Digitally controlled under tile heating throughout the laundry and ensuite


High Speed NBN Internet

10/40 capable NBN connected that achieves stable high speeds all day

Wifi Controlled Irrigation

IOS and Android app controlled irrigation system manages watering schedules for the whole garden

Surround Sound Cabling

Main living room has existing cabling for 2 surround speakers

HDMI cable

An HDMI cable connects the front and rear rooms via a receiver


Multiple foxtel cable points around the house and studio (currently used for NBN)


New electrical safety switches protect all circuits.

New Smart Meters

New smart meters have been installed, with same day automated digital readings

Digital TV

New digital tv aerial with booster for multiple connections

LED Lighting

High output LED gimble down lights and architectural LED strip lighting throughout the house

Climate Control

Ducted Gas Heating

New high efficiency Braemar gas ducted heating with digital timer / controller

Split System Air Conditioning

Panasonic reverse cycle inverter split system installed to the north facing side of the house

Ceiling Fans

Two largest bedrooms have remote controlled ceiling fans

Rear security doors

The rear french door has a security door that can be left open at night to let in cool summer air


Public Schools

Zoned for Camberwell High, Canterbury Primary, and Canterbury Girls

Private Schools

3-15 minute peak hour drive to most Eastern Suburbs private schools and catholic schools, or easy train and tram.

North Facing

North facing garden with decidious trees providing shade in summer and light in winter

Top of Prospect Hill

Close to the highest point on Prospect Hill providing big skies, lots of light and protection from floods.

Middle Camberwell Village

5 minute walk.  Coles, Woolworths, tram, dry cleaner, post office, Cafe’s etc.

Maling Rd

10 minute walk.  Boutique shops, train station, cafe’s, IGA, post office, dry cleaner, butcher etc. 

Bourke Rd & Camberwell Market

20 minute walk.  Extensive high street shopping area and markets.  Multiple train and tram routes from this major junction.

Canterbury Station

10 minute walk.  Belgrave and Lilydale lines.

Riversdale Station

10 minute walk.  Alamein line.

Camberwell Station

20 minute walk.  Alamein, Lilydale and Belgrave lines.

Riversdale Rd Tram

5 minute walk.  Route 70 and 72 from Wattle Park to city.

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