Tranquil lifestyle on 810sqm
Sitting pretty on an expansive 810sqm block with a desirable northeast facing aspect, this lovely character-filled home fosters a comfortable and tranquil inner city lifestyle with multiple indoor and outdoor living spaces. A white picket fence, scented wisteria arbor and front courtyard with fountain create an enchanting and welcoming atmosphere to this 1922 “Porch & Gable” design home lovingly restored and updated to embrace modern living.
Enter from the shady front porch into a gracious foyer leading to an open living area and adjoining sitting room that offers flexibility as a library or children’s play zone with abundant windows providing natural light and also facilitating the flow of prevailing breezes from the front porch. A spacious dining room connects with a light-filled kitchen large enough to accommodate a cafÃ© table and chairs and incorporating a dishwasher, pass-through window, counter and pantry. This area works in harmony with family activities and is connected to the rear covered deck where there is space to eat, lounge, entertain or just relax.
Keeping with the generous proportions of the home, a traditional style bathroom with separate shower enclosure services four good sized bedrooms including the master which boasts Mt. Coot-tha views and a cosy bay window seat,creating the perfect spot to curl up with a book or watch a storm roll in.
Downstairs comprises a laundry, separate second toilet, storage space, spacious rumpus/games area and the perfect teen hideaway or guest retreat opening onto an expansive, shady entertaining patio. A major drawcard of this home is the impressive landscaped garden where hardscapes and arbors blend harmoniously with the lush, fully fenced, terraced lawns and a perimeter of flowering trees. Added features comprise an unobtrusive carport able to accommodate several cars, newly painted exterior and water tank plus vertical joinery, glistening light timber floors, high ceilings and air-conditioning to all bedrooms.
LOCATION: Ideally positioned in a quiet neighbourhood this lovely home is close to all amenities including the much-loved Northey Street Organic Market and Wilston Village. Set within the Windsor State School Catchment families will relish the convenience of local bus and rail transport to highly regarded local schools, such as St. Columba’s, as well as private inner city schools. Just 3kms from the CBD and five minutes to the exciting shopping and dining precincts of Fortitude Valley including James Street, The Emporium and The Gasworks provides an enviable lifestyle.