Mont Albert house price record challenger boasts ultimate kids’ backyard
A luxurious renovation has catapulted this Mont Albert home into record-breaking territory.
If the Hamptons-inspired beauty at 7 Smythe Ave achieves its $4.85-$5.3 million price guide, it will surpass the eastern suburb’s $4.3 million residential benchmark.
The record was set in 2015 by the property next door, at 9 Smythe Ave, CoreLogic records show.
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Marshall White’s Michael Wood, who has the listing with James Tostevin, said the vendors engaged Catt Architects to create one of the suburb’s “finest homes”.
The “front-to-back” transformation involved extending the property at the rear, adding a second storey and creating a kids’ paradise out the back — complete with a pool, spa, in-ground trampoline and basketball half-court.
A water feature and alfresco deck divide the home’s two main living areas: a huge open-plan meals, living and kitchen zone, plus a rumpus room with a bar.
There are also formal lounge and dining rooms on the ground floor, plus an upstairs loungeroom.
The pick of the four bedrooms features a dressing room, marble ensuite and study.
The property is being sold privately.