Waldorf Grange 49: A home that will win admirers

19 February 2021 - 5 min read
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A summer holiday at home

The latest display house in Altona from Porter Davis, the Waldorf Grange 49, is a beautiful double-storey home in the elegant and sought-after Hamptons style, inspired by white-sand beaches and turquoise waters of a summer holiday. From the moment of entry through double doors, the sense of light and space is profound, with the eyes drawn instantly to the magnificent double-height living area at the back and the alfresco area beyond acres of glass.
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A breezy Hampton’s feel

The open-plan study and lounge room to the right of entry are equally eye-catching, with the lounge room’s focal point a gorgeous stone-clad fireplace, around which it’s easy to imagine gathering with family or guests to watch a movie on a chilly winter evening, a glass of red in hand. Head past a stylish carpeted staircase, with powder room and walk-in storage tucked behind, to arrive at the superb kitchen, dining zone and aforementioned soaring sitting area. Throughout the ground floor, the crisp-white palette, anchored by sandy-toned matte floor planks, capture the breezy Hampton’s feel, while blingy lightfittings dazzle with class.
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Expansive in design

The expansive kitchen sings from the Hampton’s song sheet, with refined cabinetry adorned with gold fittings matching the tapware – the perfect marriage with the marble on benches and island counter. The large walk-in galley pantry connects with a smart laundry. Tucked off the family domain, a guest bedroom has a walk-through robe and a chic en suite.
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Relaxed and beachy vibe

At the head of the stairs, a carpeted rumpus room and gallery landing underscore the wonderful openness of the floorplan, and access to a large terrace reinforces the relaxed holiday vibe, as do ceiling fans and white shutters. The three carpeted secondary bedrooms up here each have a walk-through robe and sleek en suite, while the superb main bedroom is a true oasis of sumptuous grace. As well as a charming window seat, the vast room is paired with an uber-smart twin fitted dressing room leading to the luxe en suite. A freestanding tub beneath a large window, a marble dual-basin vanity, gold fittings, roomy shower, and an enclosed toilet signal blissful indulgence. Everything about the Waldorf Grange exudes a grandeur that never dominates its essential relaxed beachy vibe, a terrific turn from Porter Davis that will win admirers aplenty. Words by Carole Levy. Article original posted by northern.starweekly.com.au Discover the Waldorf Grange