Long has 38 Box Hill been a focal point for some of the most influential Wellingtonians. Built in 1929 for the prominent Robert Barnes Gibbons and designed by renowned architect of the time Joseph Dawson, "Boxhill" quickly became the centre of the capital's most desired suburb - Khandallah.
Set in a park-like surrounds, this Neo-Georgian masterpiece exudes class and offers the best in life. This sensational residence strikes an effortless balance between social cornerstone and family home.
Kick off the cares of the day as you step across the mosaic tiled entrance and into the grand Queensland maple panelled foyer, where the character of the home draws you in. The foyer is flanked by generous entertaining and living spaces. A large oak panelled billiards room now serves as an informal lounge, whilst the opposite wing accommodates a formal living room, leading through to an exquisite dining room large enough to entertain an extensive guest list.
Completing the ground floor is a sun-soaked conservatory, a modern and expansive kitchen with plenty of room for family dining, as well as a number of service rooms. A second set of stairs to the first floor - originally dedicated to domestic staff, is now more suited to the demands of the modern, multi-generational family.
From the foyer, the majestic staircase leads you up to the evening quarters, boasting five generous bedrooms, two smaller rooms - all with incredible natural light as well as great views from every aspect, and three modern bathrooms.
Additional amenities include a climate controlled wine cellar, double internal garage and a workshop.
With 720 sq m of living space, maintained to near-original condition, this grand and meticulous residence will effortlessly house your family and captivate your guests. This is your opportunity to purchase a slice of Wellington history.
Viewings are by private appointment only.