One owner, architect designed (possibly one of the last domestic commissions done by Charles Victor Dumbrell) , elegant and expansive yet showing signs of fatigue and enduring a not-great kitchen update this ageing beauty stays loyal to the architect’s Modernist ideals and only needs cosmetic pairing back to make it a superstar once more. On one acre, close to the shops but embraced by the bush, it’s time to pull our your silk robe and hire a butler for this very enticing residence calls for those who know how to partake in old, high-hills glamour.

*With thanks to MCDA for the update and wonderful prints, which are part of the sale.