I’ve got nothing. Homeowners here at 4 Glover St, Mosman have not skipped a detail, taken the easy option, or challenged the value of leaving classic design details alone. Clifton, with its billiard-table-flat plot of 1008 sqm lives up to the label ‘stately’ without equivocation. Centred behind dense, tall hedges, the five-bedroom homestead features deep, tessellated verandas that are sculpted around the home. The front garden topiary is green icing on the Federation era cake. The interior is awash with light, not always an easy achievement in 1800s homes without compromising aesthetics, but it is done here. While embracing a certain amount of open-plan living there is still interest in how rooms are laid out, and how access to all that the outside has to offer is never more than a few steps away. Outside there is a gas heated pool and lawns.Source:Supplied The indoor living zones flow out.Source:Supplied However, don’t for a moment think this is a study in antiquity; the home was totally updated in 2008, though the finishes are so pristine you’d be forgiven for thinking it was just last summer. Andrew Winter's spring selling tips1:22 Love it or List It's Andrew Winter gives his top tips for sellers in the spring selling season. October 11th 2017 2 months ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Lifestyle - syndicated/ CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR NSW REAL ESTATE NEWS As a contrast to the lush leafery of the front garden, there is a paved and expansive side courtyard that is embraced by an “L” of veranda and wonderfully wide door openings that lead back into the house and kitchen. Marble bench tops, Ilve appliances and skylights are not entirely responsible for the warmth here — there was a deft design hand at work that has made this a happy space, large enough for families and friends to mix and mingle with ease. The interiors have had a modern update.Source:Supplied The home has five bedrooms and three bathrooms.Source:Supplied There are some very cool extras too; the loft fitted office, plus a lower-level accommodation suite, and the lovely understated pool. It’s private, gas heated and a study in aquatic elegance. But for the pinnacle of