From the moment you drive through the established vineyard up to the house, you will be in awe of this unique property and rejoice in spectacular 180-degree ocean views from Yallingup to Bunbury. If space, privacy and a taste of resort-style luxury are what you desire, Frances Estate delivers the ultimate escape in breathtaking surrounds.
The homestead is set within a private walled garden amid 17 acres of land bordering the Leeuwin Naturaliste National Park. A sanctuary of natural beauty, Frances Estates commanding position set atop Duckworth Hill and Cape Naturaliste affords rare dual ocean panoramas with breathtaking coastal vistas stretching to the Indian Ocean to the west and Geographe Bay to the east. Located between the idyllic beachside resorts of Yallingup and Dunsborough, Frances Estate is one of only a few places in Australia to watch the sun both rise and set over the ocean from a unique rooftop terrace.
Designed to celebrate the outdoors, an innovative pavilion-style layout opens via walls of glass to the gardens and features multiple indoor and outdoor living spaces including a family lounge with gas fireplace and fully equipped games room.
A state-of-the-art kitchen designed for entertaining forms the heart of the home with floor to ceiling windows framing the views, a deep breakfast island, chefs grade appliances and butlers pantry. Soak up the sunshine poolside and dine alfresco on the barbecue deck or, for more formal occasions, the dining rooms 12-place dining table and elegant chandeliers set a sophisticated ambiance by day and by night.
The five-bedrooms (all with luxurious king-sized beds) can easily accommodate extended family gatherings with a master wing featuring two bedrooms and a European-inspired ensuite with luxurious stone finishes, a freestanding bath, oversized rainwater shower and heated floors. A separate guest wing with three bedrooms and two bathrooms (one ensuite) complete the picture. The entire home is heated or cooled via gas fireplaces or ducted reverse cycle air conditioning.
Fully enclosed walled gardens reveal a series of alfresco living spaces to relax, play and recharge complete with an established olive grove and extensive granite stonework forging a strong connection with its coastal setting. A deep deck frames the sparkling pool, lush sun-drenched lawns are dotted with ornate iron sculptures (and kangaroos in the early mornings and late afternoons) but the crowning glory is a view-swept rooftop deck a magical spot for cocktails under the stars or for yoga enthusiasts to salute the morning sun.
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