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You wish! Nine stunning homes on the market today

This Darling Point home offers stunning harbour views from the comfort of your couch.
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When it comes to real estate, it’s ok to dream. Even for people who are very happy with their place of residence, there are always plans for improvement or expansion. Maybe those plans stretch to a pool or a larger carport, a barbecue area or some new paving.

But if you have recently won the lottery and are surveying the market for a new family residence, we have compiled a list of dream homes for you to consider from RealestateVIEW.com.au, and that’s with an emphasis on the word ‘dream’. (Note: all listing were current at the time of publication.)

Sydney 

Alfresco dining anyone?
A welcoming front entrance for you and your guests.
A well-appointed kitchen, great for family life or entertaining.
Bring on summer.
The great outdoors, in your own backyard.

96 Prince Albert Street, Mosman
6 beds – 3 baths – 2 cars
Agent: McGrath
Price: $7 million-$7.5 million

This new family home with all the bells and whistles includes Calacatta marble kitchen, seamless indoor-outdoor entertaining areas and swimming pool. See full listing here.

A beautiful, paved entry to a classic home.
Carefully manicured gardens surround the residence.
The house offers a sumptuous living area, with a strong connection to the outdoors.
Green space, and plenty of it.
Tennis anyone? Another one of the many desirable features.

85 Victoria Road, Bellevue Hill
Expressions of Interest
6 beds – 6 baths – 5 cars
Agent: Sotheby’s International Realty
Price: $25 million- $27 million

‘Belhaven’ is an eastern suburbs trophy estate over three levels set on 2244 square metres of land, updated by architect Howard Tanner. With panoramic views of Sydney Harbour, floodlit tennis court and infinity pool, it’ll impress the pants off your dinner guests. See full listing here.

A front entrance to enjoy every time you arrive home.
The main living area, notable for the solid timber beams and arched windows.
A poolside cabana. Life wouldn't be complete without it.
Views: do they get any better?
The heart of the home.
A magnificent, centralised staircase.

6 Tivoli Avenue, Rose Bay
5 beds – 4 baths – 3 cars
Agent: Sydney Sotheby’s International Realty

Villa Biscaya, c 1929, designed by architect Alan Edgecliff and built in the Spanish mission style, feels like being in the Hollywood Hills, but this 1126 square metre parcel of prime Sydney land has the harbour as its backdrop. It has gorgeous gardens to match. See full listing here.

Million dollar views. Multi-million dollar views, in fact.
This Darling Point home offers stunning harbour views from the comfort of your couch.
The crisp white kitchen featuring marble benchtops and harbour views.
Pool with a view. The stunning outlook from your own private swimming hole.
Harbour views make this a master bedroom to envy.
Stylised timber staircase in the heart of the home.

9 Eastbourne Road, Darling Point
6 beds – 5 baths – 2 cars
Agent: Sydney Sotheby’s International Realty
Price: $15 million

No change out of $15 million for this house designed by Italian-born architect Luigi Rosselli, with breathtaking views across Double Bay, a swimming pool and blend of period features and contemporary style. See full listing here.

Melbourne

A classic facade, lovingly restored.
Create your culinary masterpieces here.
The generous proportions of the dining space, with clear views to the gardens.
The living space - ideal for family life or entertaining.
A transitionary space that doubles as a sitting room.
The contemporary bathroom.
White open spaces - the well designed kitchen is a focal point.

158 Wattle Valley Road, Camberwell 
Auction: June 17 at 11 am 5 beds 3 baths 2 cars
Agent: Jellis Craig
Price: $2.6 million-$2.86 million

It began life as an Edwardian house but now it’s got a contemporary edge and looks worthy of a magazine cover. And that’s just the start. It’s got the lot: glorious façade, high decorative ceilings, bay windows and standout contemporary family zone with Calacatta marble kitchen, Gaggenau and Miele appliances and easy indoor-outdoor connection. Watch Melbourne families battle it out for this one. See full listing here.

As you would expect from a home styled by Alannah Hill, the formal lounge is both arresting and welcoming.
The heart of the home - a kitchen built for socialising.
The compact rear courtyard.
The clean, white, and well preserved facade.
A grand bedroom featuring another chandelier.
The bathroom continues the pink and red theme of the house.

16 Mary Street, St Kilda West
Auction: June 17 at 1.30 pm
3 beds 2 baths
Agent: Marshall White

Fashion designer Alannah Hill recast this 1880s boomtime bayside beauty into a contemporary home with rich and colourful interiors. From marble mantelpieces to crystal chandeliers, velvet and mirrors, this is a feast for the eyes. Bring your sunglasses. See full listing here.

Brisbane

The generous, manicured gardens.
A contemporary kitchen featuring a rounded island bench.
The fireplace at the heart of the formal lounge.
The home mounts a compelling case for outdoor living.
More space for reading the paper over coffee in the cool of the morning.
The large pool, nestled unobtrusively in the yard.

38 Charlton Street, Ascot 
6 beds 5 baths 2 cars
Agent: Havig & Jackson
Price: High $4 million to $5 million

This renovated contemporary Queenslander in one of Ascot’s best streets has great natural light and terrific flow between inside and out for easy entertaining. See full listing here.

Adelaide

Historic facade, restored and updated for the modern day.
Watch the outdoor action from the comfort of the dining area.
Cool off after a few sets of tennis.
A place to recline and relax.
The main living area.
The lounge revels in the history of the building.

3 Surrey Crescent, Lower Mitcham
5 beds 3 baths 5 cars
Agent: Toop & Toop
Price: Low $2 millions

A classic Victorian 1890 bluestone villa with return verandah comes up trumps as a family home with great blend of formal rooms and contemporary living plus tennis court and swimming pool. See full listing here.

Perth

Kitchen/living - use as a dining room or retain it as a double purpose space.
The living room is a careful balance of period styling with contemporary construction.
The shadwed and private pool - ideal for taking the edge off hot summer days.
Water views and tall windows make this a bedroom of distinction.
Horizon therapy from the master bedroom.

133A Glyde Street, Mosman Park
4 beds 3 baths 3 cars
Agent: Acton Cottesloe
Price: Low $3 millions

Designed by architect Neil Robertson, this light-filled family home is a stylish and welcoming retreat just 130 metres from the Swan River, and five minutes drive to the beach. See full listing here.