Local sporting venues include Malvern Valley Golf Club, Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club and Harold Holt Memorial Swimming Centre. Most public schools are co-educational. Originally published in Ryan McCaskey’s new restaurant, Acadia House, will take over the property that formerly housed Aragosta, overlooking Stonington Harbor. Two-star Michelin chef to open new restaurant. He said his plan is not to change too much, but to update some painting and to build out the bar area to offer more seating. From 2004 the election took place in November or December. Presentation College, Windsor (1873-2020, The School Was Closed Due To Lack Of Enrolments), This page was last edited on 3 November 2020, at 03:12. From 1996 to 2004, councillors were elected from single-member wards. Since 2004, the city has been divided into three wards, each returning three councillors. Opt Out of personalisation. “I’d love to see Stonington become a busy destination each summer again. Council elections are counted using proportional representation. Scroll down for sample report Leading brands trust PropertyScout.io Sample Property Record ReportsWe help our customers deliver fresh, accurate real estate and property data.Customers depend on our nationwide in-depth, multi-state, recent and reliable property records. In 2014 Stonnington started producing an electronic version of InStonnington along with the printed edition. “I’ve assembled a pretty great team who’ve all worked for me. The Italian Renaissance-style mansion was built in 1890 for John Wagner, a partner in Cobb and Co coaches, and gave its name to the City of Stonnington. In addition to the newspapers, radio and television of the Melbourne media Stonnington has a free local newspaper, the Leader Newspaper Group's Stonnington Leader, which is a part of News Limited. There was a truncated transitional term of office from March to November 2004. A house or building may also be condemned because of repeated building code violations that have not been addressed and that render the structure uninhabitable or unsafe to use. Free Property Records Search. Ryan McCaskey, who owns a summer home on the island and has been a frequent visitor since his youth, has taken over the property at 27 Main Street, formerly the Stonington location of Aragosta. 18 St Georges Rd, Toorak, previously held the record at about $40 million. The mansion is believed to have sold to a Chinese buyer. realestate.com.au is owned and operated by ASX-listed REA Group Ltd (REA:ASX) © REA Group Ltd. Australia's biggest share accommodation site. The property fetched $52.5 million, according to industry sources. The last recorded owners to this possession are George E Prior and Lucille C Prior. McCaskey said bringing a restaurant to the island is something he has wanted to do for some time. We strongly recommend that you obtain independent advice before you act on the content. Find residential property records including property owners, sales & transfer history, deeds & titles, property taxes, valuations, land, zoning records & more. From 1996 until 2004, the mayor was elected annually for the following 12 months in March. The area known as Gardiner (later Malvern) was proclaimed a Roads Board District in 1856 and became a municipality in 1871, taking the name Malvern in 1878. We do not recommend sponsored lenders or loan products and we cannot introduce you to sponsored lenders. Kay & Burton joint managing director Michael Gibson and former Marshall White director Sean Cussell are understood to have inked the mega-sale, but neither would comment on it. Preston Melbourne Cup Day auction a success, Wil Anderson lists Port Melbourne home where he recorded podcasts. Island Ad-Vantages, April 25, 2019 Tini Athanasopoulos was elected in a countbank to fill the casual vacancy that was created after Sam Hibbins was elected to the state seat of Prahran part way through the 2012-2016 council term. Art dealer Rod Menzies at Stonington Mansion. [2] The house is located in Glenferrie Road, Malvern. The City of Stonnington is a local government area located within the metropolitan area of Melbourne, Australia. Jimi Athanasopoulos was elected in a countbank to fill the casual vacancy that was created after Councillor Adrian Stubbs died part way through the 2012-2016 council term. McCaskey is planning to release the menu in two weeks. A significant Toorak estate containing six mansions is also on the market with price expectations that would once again threaten Victoria’s residential price benchmark — $45.5-$50 million. The 1880s and 1890s saw substantial residential and commercial development in the City of Prahran, such that by 1891 Prahran had a population of almost 40,000. “The vibe and feel should be welcome to anyone.”. Stonnington has numerous tree-lined streets and 126 parks and gardens as well as 27 off-leash parks . The Cranbourne, Pakenham and Frankston railway lines provide a regular service to South Yarra, Hawksburn, Toorak, Armadale and Malvern stations. The development of Malvern followed from 1900 onwards and by 1921 Malvern's population was almost 33,000. This more than TWELVE HUNDRED square feet property offers four rooms including two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The following demographic information is from the 2011 Census of Population and Housing, Australian Bureau of Statistics. The distinction between the two areas remains today in the suburbs of Toorak and South Yarra. The house is located in Glenferrie Road, Malvern. GALLERY — New restaurant coming to downtown Stonington. The house is very old, no work has been done on it for a long time, it is past economical repair, and it is in such a condition of deterioration as to make it almost uninhabitable. The current mayor is Steve Stefanopoulos who was elected by the council in November 2017, and was re-elected for a second term in November 2018[6] and an unprecedented third consecutive term in November 2019. Acadia House is scheduled to open late June, and stay open until early October. Multiple industry sources have confirmed the eye-watering deal, which eclipses the state’s previous benchmark of about $40 million, set by 18 St Georges Rd, Toorak, last year. Acadia House coming to downtown Stonington, Two-star Michelin chef to open new restaurant. McCaskey calls Chicago home, and his restaurant, Acadia, has been featured in travel guides, magazines and newspapers. Title documents revealed in August that Qi Yang of China had placed a caveat over the 5000sq m property, legally protecting his purchase. Much of the land south of Toorak Road was swampy. Route 6 runs along High Street and terminates at Malvern Road in Glen Iris, while route 72 services Commercial Road, Malvern Road and Burke Road and route 58 travels along Toorak Road and ends at Glenferrie Road in Toorak. The deal comes hot on the heels of the then-record sale of 1920s mansion Mowbray at 18 St Georges Rd. This area was subdivided into much smaller blocks, for workman's cottages and later to house gold-rush immigrants. Stonnington is extremely well serviced by Melbourne's public transport system. VICTORIA’S house price record has been smashed with the $52.5 million sale of Malvern’s historic Stonington Mansion. Used for education and health purposes in later years, it was controversially put up for sale in 2006 by Deakin University, which had received the property from the State Government. The logo of the City of Stonnington features two interlocking celebratory ribbons representing the coming together of the two former cities of Malvern and Prahran.[2]. The establishment of European settlers in what was then the Port Phillip District of New South Wales in 1835, was soon followed by pastoralist John Gardiner, together with Joseph Hawdon and John Hepburn, driving cattle south from Yass to Kooyong Koot (later named Gardiner's) Creek, in the area now known as Malvern and establishing a homestead and grazing property. Australia has a system of public (state government) and private (independent) schools. McCaskey said he is planning to spend most of his time in Maine during the first few weeks the restaurant is open. Disclaimer: The information published in this section is of a general nature only and does not consider your personal objectives, financial situation or particular needs. Superannuation fund ISPT and Hampton Property Group bought the property for $33 million with plans to develop part of the land. The previous Stonnington councillors are as follows:[7]. It will feature casual American fare done in a “nice way,” and be executed by Acadia Chicago staff, according to McCaskey. We make no warranty as to the accuracy, completeness or reliability of the information, nor do we accept any liability or responsibility arising in any way from omissions or errors contained in the content. Toorak mansion sells for record-breaking $40 million, Toorak’s Evans Court Estate hits market for more than $45 million. CoreLogic records show Mr Menzies attempted to sell that property for $10 million in 2010 through Mr Cussell. The early 1850s saw the return of many miners from the gold diggings to Prahran, resulting in increased development and the gazetting as a municipality in 1855. The property features central air conditioning. Prefer us not to? Schooling is compulsory for students until the age of fifteen, although many students continue on to complete Year 12. The high ground between Gardiner's Creek Road (now Toorak Road) and the river returned the best prices and it was here that most of the grand mansions of the period were built. Following the election of the Kennett government in the Spring of 1992, as part of a comprehensive reorganisation of local government in Victoria, the Cities of Malvern and Prahran were amalgamated to form the City of Stonnington. The year 1840 was the beginning of Crown land auctions of land to the east of Melbourne and south of the Yarra River and Gardiners Creek. It was acquired by the Victorian Government after the Federation of Australia in 1901 and was maintained as the Governor’s residence until 1931. Ryan McCaskey, pictured, is bringing a new restaurant, Acadia House, to downtown Stonington this summer. Multiple industry sources have confirmed the eye-watering deal, which eclipses the state’s previous benchmark of about $40 million, set by 18 St Georges Rd, Toorak, last year. Route 78 runs north-south along Chapel Street and Route 16 along Glenferrie Road. Evans Court Estate was created by former BP chief executive James Stafford-Fox and his wife, Moyna, in the 1970s and ’80s and is being sold by the Melbourne-based Roche family. Ryan McCaskey, who owns a summer home on the island and has been a frequent visitor since his youth, has taken over the property at 27 Main Street, formerly the Stonington location of Aragosta. It features a range of information to help keep residents informed of the latest Council news and views, as well as issues affecting the City.