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Key points

  • A Bayview home boasts Pittwater views.
  • A Killara house is among the upper north shore’s finest.
  • A Toorak residence comes with indoor and outdoor pools.

Property listings

We’ve looked far and wide across the country to bring you our top eight listings for sale right now.

19 Ilya Avenue, Bayview

Enjoy expansive Pittwater views from this colonial-style home set on a lushly landscaped 4390-square-metre block complete with a heated pool and tennis court. Enormous picture windows make the most of the outlook from the separate casual and formal living spaces, and the covered terrace is the perfect spot to relax while watching the twilight yacht races.

137 Nelson Street, Kalinga 

This unique family home caters for families of all ages with multiple living zones, a home office, indoor and outdoor kitchens, a pool, a sauna and a choice of al fresco spaces. The Kedron Brook and an array of parklands sit on the property’s back boundary and act as a natural extension of the generous 1669-square-metre block.

31-33 Springdale Road, Killara

Among the upper north shore’s finest properties, this sprawling home spans two titles and is set within Peter Fudge-designed gardens with a heated pool and floodlit tennis court. Watch your favourite film in the home cinema, host friends in the formal dining room or on the terrace and let the kids loose in the generous rumpus room.

55 Albany Road, Toorak

One of Victoria’s most impressive urban estates, the Bates Smart-designed Huntingfield comes with a tennis court, indoor and outdoor pools and lush gardens. Reminiscent of a grand European mansion, the property was built in 1998 for a former Grand Prix boss, the late Ron Walker, and features marble, limestone and timber finishes, guest quarters and a wine cellar.

Sapphire Beach

Boasting an astonishing 63 metres of beach frontage, this home comes with a pool, two rooftop terraces and beautifully landscaped gardens on a 2696-square-metre block spanning three titles. Inside, Turkish limestone lines the floors in the open-plan living spaces where you’ll find a gas fireplace, a backlit cocktail bar and an island kitchen with a servery window.

1 Adamson Street, Brighton

Jam-packed with character, this updated 1950s gem has a self-contained upper level and separate studio and offers easy living on a 651-square-metre block. Set in the heart of Church Street’s shopping and dining precinct, the property also offers an exciting development opportunity, says agent Owen Bowditch, with scope for a new luxury build.

33/82 King Street, Perth

Set atop the iconic Wills Building in Perth’s historic King Street precinct, this Manhattan-style, whole-floor penthouse spans an impressive 534 square metres, including its own marble-clad foyer and lift. You’ll find party-sized, open-plan living spaces, shea oak floors, cherrywood cabinetry, marble benchtops and an arched feature window with views of the surrounding city.

64 Lochner Street, West Hobart

Carefully restored and renovated in recent years, Larundel is a Victorian Italianate residence built c1880. The handsome home retains plenty of period features including a wraparound lacework balcony, decorative plasterwork, leadlight glazing, marble fireplaces and the original tiled foyer. A classically styled kitchen opens to a skylit family room which extends to a private courtyard.

28 Swaine Avenue, Rose Park

This c1910 sandstone villa claims an 830-square-metre corner lot within walking distance of Victoria Park and Dulwich Village cafes, and a short distance from a selection of private schools. Each of the four living spaces comes with a fireplace and has northerly views of the manicured garden. You’ll also find an architect-designed, multipurpose room over the garage.

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