4 min readWhen a wine fridge or wine rack just doesn’t cut it, homeowners go to extreme lengths to store and present their coveted wine collections under optimum conditions and sophisticated surrounds. Enter the new must-have feature in prestige property: an extravagant ‘look at me’ wine cellar.
Gone are the days of pokey, dark and dank cellars traditionally set up below the house. Nowadays prestige property owners delight in showing off their valuable wine collection, hosting tastings and making their cellar a central feature of the home.
For all you wine buffs out there, we’ve uncorked some of the most sumptuous cellars currently on the market around Aus to wet your whistle. So, let’s raise a glass of Dom to this list of potential dream houses!
1. Victorian stunner
Any wine lover would be at home in this charm-filled wine cellar meets wet bar. The rest of this exquisite European inspired 1000 sqm home features 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, a 5 car basement garage, lift, theatre room, wood fired pizza oven, gym, sauna, heated pool and spa.
2. Perth trophy home
Tucked away on the basement level of this opulent seven bedroom Perth trophy home is this elegantly appointed tasting room and cellar. The grand Italianate style mansion boasts sublime Swan River and city views, a 12 seat home cinema, pool and spa, an outdoor shower and sauna.
3. Waterfront contemporary mansion
There’s no shortage of places to enjoy a tipple in this extraordinary 1,500 sqm waterfront mansion. Imagine enjoying a glass of your favourite red taking in the incredible harbour views at sunset, in the state-of-the-art home cinema, the self contained guest house, lounging beside the heated pool or taking a relaxing soak in the Jacuzzi.
4. Federation style estate
This vast cellar is equipped with all the mod cons, with climate control and space a plenty for up to 2000 bottles. The highlights of this impeccable 2,244 sqm family estate c1910 don’t end there. The six bedroom palatial home includes a championship tennis court, huge master walk-in robe, swimming pool, park-like manicured grounds and breathtaking harbour views.
5. Commanding Queenslander
Do you fantasise about hosting a wine appreciation evening and dinner with your nearest and dearest from the comfort of your very own home cellar? This glorious landmark $7.25M Hamilton Hill residence and its dine-in cellar would turn that dream into a reality. With room for 3000+ bottles and a cold room housed in this spacious cellar you could hold one hell of a shindig.
6. Toorak decadence
Part cellar, part show room, this incredible cigar lounge provides the perfect space to entertain while your guests admire your stock of wine. This elegant man cave features a climate controlled cellar with tasting room, and the humidified cigar storage is a nifty bonus for cigar connoisseurs.
7. Palatial oasis
There’s no shortage of bling and grandeur in this Moroccan influenced 2.5 acre oasis. With a custom designed glass wine cellar that can refrigerate up to 1,800 bottles flowing on from a vast formal living and dining area with adjoining powder room, guests are sure to be wowed by this spectacular wine showcase.
Undoubtedly these are some of the best and most sophisticated wine cellars for sale around the country that are sure to impress potential buyers.
Happy house hunting!