Househunters in search of a particular property with a wealthy historical past and picturesque views in each path could be onerous pressed to search out one other fairly like this one.
The Teringie residence at 520 Norton Summit Rd, which is owned by descendants of R.M. Williams, is as distinctive as they arrive.
Constructed over greater than a decade, it was constructed from wooden, native stone and glass to mix into its surrounding setting.
Promoting agent Robyn Tyson of Harcourts Collective mentioned the previous husband of R.M. Williams’ late daughter Diane, Cecil Cuthbertson, began constructing the home that stands on the positioning right this moment within the late Seventies and completed it within the early Nineteen Nineties.
The land it’s constructed on was half of a bigger parcel initially owned by R.M. Williams.
Subdivided and offered through the years, the 0.41ha website is considered one of two remaining blocks nonetheless held by RM. Williams’ descendants.
“R.M. Williams initially had a brick manufacturing unit on the positioning – he was making bricks for homes that had been being in-built that precinct,” she mentioned.
“The unique wall of the brick manufacturing unit varieties the (residence’s) double storage wall.”
Impressed by American architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s type, Ms Tyson mentioned native architect and pal of Mr Cuthbertson Nick Ingerson was commissioned to assist design the house.
The four-bedroom, three-bathroom home spans a number of flooring, with a central atrium on the higher stage amongst its standout options.
Frameless home windows surrounding the house provide uninterrupted views, whereas detailed options, together with a mosaic mural in one of many loos, present the extent of element all through the house.
“It’s received underfloor heating – that may have been approach forward of its time,” Ms Tyson mentioned.
“The house is fairly spectacular.”
Ms Tyson mentioned she had been inundated with inquiries concerning the property because it hit the market.
“I don’t suppose I’ve ever had so many calls a couple of property within the first 24 hours,” she mentioned.
“I’ve had calls from London, New Zealand, Canada, Sydney and Melbourne.”
The property will go to public sale at 1.30pm on October 30.