A Hawthorn mansion which belongs to Virgin Australia chief executive and Tennis Australia president Jayne Hrdlicka is looking to net a new owner willing to pay $18m-$19m.
Ms Hrdlicka is selling her circa-1886 house named “Crossakiel” at 26 Kooyongkoot Rd via expressions of interest.
Set on 2097sq m, the Victorian property features a tennis court, pool, billiards room and leadlight windows.
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A bluestone stairwell leads to a basement wine cellar and tasting room.
If the property sells in its upper asking range it will become one of Hawthorn’s most expensive properties.
Hawthorn’s $40.5m house price record was set last year by a five-bedroom home built in 1851 at 21 Coppin Grove, according to CoreLogic.
A nine-bedroom abode at 20 Shakespeare Grove sold for $19.8m in 2014.
Behind Crossakiel’s botanic gardens lies a tessellated veranda, arched reception hall, sitting room and formal lounge.
The kitchen with marble benches and a 120cm Ilve oven opens through a series of French doors to overlook the landscaped north and west-facing garden with paved entertaining terraces, the pool and mod grass tennis court.
Upstairs, the main bedroom suite boasts a designer fireplace and balcony.
The ensuite and dressing room both have marble fireplaces, while a home office occupies a separate wing.
CoreLogic records show Crossakiel was last sold for $13.3m in 2016.
In 1985, it sold for just $781,000.
Marshall White Stonnington director Marcus Chiminello declined to comment on the property.
Expressions of interest close 3pm June 20.
Another impressive Hawthorn house, at 3 Coppin Grove, is on the market with $11.5m-$12.5m price hopes.
The house is being sold via expressions of interest.
Kay & Burton Hawthorn agent Sam Wilkinson is selling the three-level house with a lift, gym, steam room, swimming pool, climate-controlled cellar and six-car basement garage.
The house last sold for $2.21m in 2006, according to CoreLogic.
While designing the property, Cortese Architects drew inspiration from the iconic mid-century modernist Kaufmann House in Palm Springs, California.
Businessman Edgar J. Kaufmann Senior commissioned architect Richard Neutra to design the house in 1946.
Scenes from the yet-to-be-released film Don’t Worry Darling starring Florence Pugh, Harry Styles and Chris Pine were shot at the home.
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