50 Martin Road
‘The Crossways’ – Centennial Park’s finest estate
Occupying the largest landholding on prestigious Martin Road, this peerless 1814 sqm estate, ‘The Crossways’, is nestled in a leafy enclave opposite the recreational playground of Centennial Park.
Built in 1908, the majestic three-storey Arts & Crafts manor was transformed and substantially extended by acclaimed local architect Espie Dods, creating a home of immense grandeur and elegance. Combining classic romanticism with contemporary luxury, it’s set among beautiful Paul Bangay designed north-facing gardens with expanses of level lawn and a hedge-framed pool.
Its vast, versatile floorplan accommodates at least seven bedrooms and 6.5 marble bathrooms, including a two-bedroom lower level with a billiard room and an elegant self-contained 2/3 bedroom apartment with two levels of entertaining space. The master wing is the ultimate indulgence, complete with a living area, enormous dressing room and marble ensuite.
Entertaining space is stately and abundant, including grand formal lounge and dining rooms, a library, study and casual living encompassing a timber kitchen with a butler’s pantry. Graced with a host of modern luxuries, ‘The Crossways’ is a property of rare stature, privacy and history, offering an opportunity to secure one of the East’s most distinguished addresses.
Master wing with dressing room and lounge
Magnificent formal lounge and dining rooms
Casual living with shady entertaining terrace
Timber kitchen with La Cornue commercial oven
Magnificent Paul Bangay designed gardens
Landscaped pool framed by tall hedging
Sun-soaked entertaining terraces and loggia
Tandem LUG plus 4 additional car spaces
2 storey 2/3 bedroom self-contained apartment
French parquet floors, Italian marble fireplace
Cocktail bar, entry with hand-painted fresco
Original timber joinery, garden irrigation, alarm