Toorak Mansion hides a secret James Bond-style corridor that leads to a huge garage and art gallery

Entering this elegant mansion through a tree-lined walkway, you’d never guess you’re walking past an expertly hidden garage housing luxury underground cars.

Buried under pebbles, behind the house’s impressive gates, a secret door rises to reveal a driveway that leads to a massive underground six-car garage.

The extravagant features continue in a dollhouse-like cushion located in the affluent Melbourne suburb of Toorak including sumptuous formal living and dining rooms, a stately master suite, a basement art gallery and stunning pool surrounded by lush gardens.

Can you discover the secret garage? The luxury home in the affluent Melbourne suburb of Toorak features a hidden driveway that leads to an underground garage

Buried under gravel, behind the house's magnificent gates, a secret door lifts to reveal the passage that leads to the massive six-car underground garage.

Buried under gravel, behind the house’s magnificent gates, a secret door lifts to reveal the passage that leads to the massive six-car underground garage.

While the James Bond-style corridor is the home's most distinctive feature, the basement garage and rambo room with a private gallery come second with lounge space, art-covered concrete walls, and museum-style lighting.

While the James Bond-style corridor is the home’s most distinctive feature, the basement garage and rambo room with a private gallery come second with lounge space, art-covered concrete walls, and museum-style lighting.

Luxurious features continue into a dollhouse-like cushion including lavish formal living and dining rooms, a lavish master suite, and a stunning pool surrounded by lush gardens.

Luxurious features continue into a dollhouse-like cushion including lavish formal living and dining rooms, a lavish master suite, and a stunning pool surrounded by lush gardens.

While the James Bond-style hallway is the home’s most unique feature, the basement garage and ramps room with a private gallery come second with a lounge space surrounded by art-covered concrete walls and museum-style lighting.

On the ground floor, a stately entrance leads to the formal living and dining rooms filled with light, featuring distinctive stone fireplaces as well as tall, narrow windows with French country style shutters.

At the back of the house facing the lush back pool area is a plush living space with black-framed folding doors to allow sunlight in and cool soft shades of gray and green.

The kitchen and dining area features a stone island bench, elegant marble countertops, black high ceilings, and black-lacquered patterned wood floors.

On the ground floor, a stately entrance leads to the formal living and dining rooms filled with light that feature distinctive stone fireplaces as well as tall, narrow windows with French country style shutters.

Other features include the grandiose circular entrance in the center of the house as well as two luxurious bedrooms and a home study

On the ground floor, a stately entrance leads to the formal living and dining rooms filled with light that feature distinctive stone fireplaces as well as tall, narrow windows with French country style shutters.

At the back of the house facing the lush back pool area is a lavish living space with black-framed folding doors to let in sunlight and cool tones of soft gray and green.

At the back of the house facing the lush back pool area is a lavish living space with black-framed folding doors to let in sunlight and cool tones of soft gray and green.

The kitchen and dining area features a stone island bench, elegant marble countertops, black high ceilings, and black-lacquered patterned wood floors.

The prestigious painting, which was not the main residence of its wealthy owner, is now on sale for an asking price of $12 million - $12.8 million, the price of which has jumped almost $1 million in three years

The kitchen and dining area features a stone island bench, elegant marble countertops, black high ceilings, and black-lacquered patterned wood floors.

Outside, the pool area features a barely-glass enclosure, a semi-circular dining area for relaxing by the water and illuminated bamboo gardens and tree climbing.

Upstairs, the sophisticated master suite has its own lounge space, fireplace, large walk-in wardrobe, and double en suite marble bathroom.

Other features include the grandiose circular entrance in the center of the house as well as two luxurious bedrooms and a home study.

The prestigious painting, which was not the main residence of its wealthy owner, is now on sale at an asking price of $12 million – $12.8 million, the price of which has jumped almost $1 million in three years.

Upstairs, the sophisticated master suite has its own lounge space, fireplace, walk-in wardrobe, and double en suite marble bathroom.

Upstairs, the sophisticated master suite has its own lounge space, fireplace, walk-in wardrobe, and double en suite marble bathroom.

Outside, the pool area features a barely-glass enclosure, a semi-circular dining area for relaxing by the water, illuminated bamboo gardens and tree climbing.

Outside, the pool area features a barely-glass enclosure, a semi-circular dining area for relaxing by the water, illuminated bamboo gardens and tree climbing.

The three-bedroom property was owned and renovated by Frank and Sharon Van Handel who were behind fine-dining restaurant Stokehouse before it was sold in 2019 for $11.1 million

The three-bedroom property was owned and renovated by Frank and Sharon Van Handel who were behind fine-dining restaurant Stokehouse before it was sold in 2019 for $11.1 million

It was built by Melbourne hospitality magnate, Peter Rowland, whose famous catering company caters to some of the city’s biggest events including the Melbourne Cup Carnival, Formula 1 and the Melbourne Fashion Festival.

The three-bedroom property was owned and renovated by Frank and Sharon Van Handel who were behind fine-dining restaurant Stokehouse before it was sold in 2019 for $11.1 million.

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