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This beautiful 1920’s Spanish Mission style estate, dubbed Ilyuka, is located at 16 Point King Road, Portsea, Victoria, Australia. It boasts 8 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, formal living and dining rooms, kitchen, billiards room, full-sized grass tennis court, wine cellar and numerous terraces and balconies. It is listed at AU$20,000,000 (about $20,068,572 USD)
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One of Australia’s most significant properties, Ilyuka evokes a sense of history, elegance and timeless sophistication. Holding the premier location atop Portsea’s coveted cliff top, this iconic 1920’s Spanish Mission style residence was designed for a Texas oil baron to capture the grandeur and elegance of Hollywood in its golden era. Since then Ilyuka, an aboriginal word meaning “by the sea”, has earned its place as one of Australia’s most revered estates and a genuine world class destination.
Superbly restored and renovated under its current owner, the house now offers the very finest in modern family living with an outstanding collection of beautifully proportioned living, dining and entertaining rooms, designed with a captivating perspective across the stunning grounds of almost 2 acres and onto the sea. With 8 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms, Ilyuka is able to accommodate on the largest scale.
Included amongst the roll call of outstanding features are a full–sized grass tennis court, basement cellar, sweeping driveway, private steps to exclusive Point King beach and access to a private jetty.
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