Inside the Toorak luxury home listed between $65-70 million
Some of the estate’s rare trees come from the grounds of Victoria’s first government house, dating from 1849.
If Blair House hits its asking price, it will erase the record for Victorian residential real estate.
The Victorian price benchmark is the $52.5 million paid for the Stonington mansion in nearby Malvern suburb, which changed hands in 2017.
The St Georges Road mansion grabbed headlines before the images were released, with estate agency Marshall White teasing the historic listing before details of the property – including what it looks like – were made public.
St Georges Road in Toorak is one of Melbourne’s most prestigious streets. Mansions of monumental size and luxurious design line the boulevard, which connects the main thoroughfare of Toorak Road and the Yarra River.
Marshall White manager Marcus Chiminello is managing the expressions of interest campaign, which will end on August 8.
Chiminello was also a listing agent for the property which hit the Australian auction record price, also in Toorak, in October last year.
The $43 million home at 47 Lansell Road, renovated by international designers, is the most expensive property ever sold under the hammer.