Inside the multimillion-dollar Toorak House with a modest period facade and a contemporary extension

Behind the modest facade of this quaint suburban home is a surprisingly modern and unexpected extension unlike anything else on the street.

Located in the affluent Melbourne suburb of Toorak, 20 minutes south of the city, the stylish pad has a sleek contemporary design with nods to the original period house.

The remodeled Victorian villa boasts many upscale features, including an epic backyard with a sparkling pool, a lavish master suite, luxurious bathrooms, and a dramatic living space with a curving spiral staircase.

You’ll never believe that a huge modern and sophisticated space hides behind the picturesque facade of a Victorian-era Toorak house

The stunning multimillion-dollar home is a spectacular example of the 'mullet home' trend sweeping Australian streets, particularly in Melbourne, where heritage buildings hide contrasting modern extensions and renovations.

The stunning multimillion-dollar home is a spectacular example of the ‘mullet home’ trend sweeping Australian streets, particularly in Melbourne, where heritage buildings hide contrasting modern extensions and renovations.

Located in Melbourne's affluent suburb of Toorak, on a leafy street just 20 minutes south of the city centre, the stylish pad has a sleek contemporary design with nods to the original period house.

Located in Melbourne’s affluent suburb of Toorak, on a leafy street just 20 minutes south of the city centre, the stylish pad has a sleek contemporary design with nods to the original period house.

The remodeled Victorian villa boasts many upscale features, including an epic backyard with a sparkling pool, a lavish master suite, luxurious bathrooms, and a dramatic living space with a curving spiral staircase.

The remodeled Victorian villa boasts many upscale features, including an epic backyard with a sparkling pool, a lavish master suite, luxurious bathrooms, and a dramatic living space with a curving spiral staircase.

The multimillion-dollar house is a spectacular example of the ‘mullet home’ trend sweeping Australian streets, particularly in Melbourne, where heritage buildings hide modern extensions and renovations behind ‘humble’ facades.

A moody blue living room pays homage to the 1890s residence and features double arched glass doors, wooden floors, a marble fireplace, and a handmade and custom rose-inspired pendant lamp.

There is also a spacious family room with a dining area and a chic kitchen with a marble breakfast bar, walnut wood cabinets, a glass credenza, a wine fridge and a built-in bar.

A moody blue living room pays homage to the residence built in the 1890s and exudes opulence with a large double arched glass door, herringbone wood floors, a marble fireplace and a custom handmade pendant light hanging to an ornate ceiling rosette

A moody blue living room pays homage to the residence built in the 1890s and exudes opulence with a large double arched glass door, herringbone wood floors, a marble fireplace and a custom handmade pendant light hanging to an ornate ceiling rosette

Through the steel arches framing the fireplace there is a sophisticated, flowing family room with a dining area and a chic kitchen featuring a marble breakfast bar, walnut wood cabinets, a glass credenza, a wine fridge and an integrated kitchen.  at the bar

Through the steel arches framing the fireplace there is a sophisticated, flowing family room with a dining area and a chic kitchen featuring a marble breakfast bar, walnut wood cabinets, a glass credenza, a wine fridge and an integrated kitchen. at the bar

The gorgeous backyard with a wood fired pizza oven, BBQ bench and sparkling pool plus a double garage with a huge 450 bottle wine fridge

The gorgeous backyard with a wood fired pizza oven, BBQ bench and sparkling pool plus a double garage with a huge 450 bottle wine fridge

High ceilings allow for soaring glass doors in the living room that open to the gorgeous backyard with a wood fired pizza oven, BBQ bench and sparkling pool plus a double car garage with a huge fridge in the fridge. 450 bottle wine.

The original house at the front houses an office with floor-to-ceiling windows and a fireplace as well as the decadent master bedroom.

The master suite feels like a dreamy private sanctuary with a huge walk-in closet that connects to an ultra-luxurious marble-adorned bathroom.

High ceilings allow for towering glass doors in the living room that open to the incredible backyard

High ceilings allow for towering glass doors in the living room that open to the incredible backyard

The original house at the front houses an office with floor-to-ceiling windows and a fireplace as well as the decadent master bedroom

The original house at the front houses an office with floor-to-ceiling windows and a fireplace as well as the decadent master bedroom

The master suite feels like a dreamy private sanctuary with a huge walk-in closet

The closet connects to an ultra luxurious bathroom adorned with marble

The master suite feels like a dreamy private sanctuary with a huge walk-in closet that connects to an ultra luxurious marble-adorned bathroom

The house was originally due to be demolished according to Melbourne-based architecture and interiors firm Pleysier Perkins, whose designers were behind the nine-month renovation which was completed in November last year.

The house was originally due to be demolished according to Melbourne-based architecture and interiors firm Pleysier Perkins, whose designers were behind the nine-month renovation which was completed in November last year.

A twisted staircase makes an impact in the family room and allows access to the second floor which has two additional bedrooms and a bathroom

A twisted staircase makes an impact in the family room and allows access to the second floor which has two additional bedrooms and a bathroom

A twisting staircase impacts the family room and provides access to the second floor which features two additional bedrooms, one of which overlooks a lush rooftop garden and another bathroom where light enters through a skylight. light above the shower.

Owner William Nitschke, who lived in the house with his partner Lana, spoke to realestate.com.au last year when they listed the property for sale for $7.5million to $8million dollars and said he was very happy he didn’t shave off the menstrual pad. .

“It’s nice to have that heritage feel, in the high ceilings, the architraves, the fireplaces,” he said.

“But it’s still state-of-the-art. It was truly a rebuild (behind the facade) – everything removed and completely redone, from the floors to the roof, the plumbing and wiring, and the landscaping.

One of the upstairs bedrooms overlooks a lush rooftop garden

On the ground floor, there is an office with a bay window and a fireplace

One of the upstairs bedrooms overlooks a lush rooftop garden and downstairs there is an office with a bay window and fireplace

Natural sunlight streams in through a skylight above the shower in the second floor bathroom

Natural sunlight streams in through a skylight above the shower in the second floor bathroom

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