UNDER CONTRACT! PRIVATE RETREAT FOR FAMILIES + SEPERATE HOME STUDIO
In family-friendly, peaceful environs with level footpaths for pram strolling and rich in greenery you’ll find 59 Edith Street. Lying opposite Willmington Park with its climbing frame, swings and half basketball court, this residence offers the perfect accommodation for families seeking a safe and attractive haven from a bustling city life.
Behind a high timber fence offering complete privacy lies the tranquil palm-filled front garden with space for a shady outdoor setting. The interior of Edith Street opens up on the light-filled and breezy lounge room. Windows down two sides of the room allow for beautiful cross breezes.
Beyond the lounge lies the second bedroom, currently used as a Nursery, with its own brand new airconditioner. The cypress pine flooring adds a touch of distinction to the rooms on this level and make for easy cleaning. A bathroom with full bath and shower, modern vanity and a separate toilet complete this level.
The large master bedroom looks out on to the foxtail palms and rich greenery of the front garden and boasts large floor-to-ceiling mirrored built in robes as well as another freshly installed superior airconditioner.
The kitchen, which has ample storage space, blackboard walls for important family dates and messages and brand new Baumatic gas stainless steel oven and stove top, looks out on the relaxing centerpiece of the property an impressively large, 25 square metre covered entertaining deck. The sliding windows from the kitchen allow meals and crockery to be passed out easily and make this deck an extension of the kitchen. With plenty of space for a barbecue and a magnificent pot belly stove for winter warming, the deck is a natural magnet for entertaining guests.
The shady rainforest of foxtail palms and cycads continues to veil the property in the back garden and leads to the free-standing third bedroom which could be used as a granny-flat, teen retreat or home office. This massive room with so many versatile possibilities stands at 30 square metres and could be easily transformed into a stylish retreat with a small bathroom and kitchenette. It, too, comes with air conditioning.
Behind this third bedroom, the garden leads down to a discrete clothes line for drying your clothes in the sun. With complete fencing around the property, its own covered garage and plenty of off-road parking space, this residence beckons a family who treasures light, space and safety.
At only 7 kilometres from the CBD and serviced by the 360 and the 372 which take just over 20 minutes to get to the city, Edith Street is well placed for access to Brisbane. Alternatively the Ferny Grove train leaves Alderley station, which has its own park and ride car park, for a 12-minute journey to the city on a regular basis.
Alderley is a haven for families with six kindergartens and preschools in proximity to Edith Street, including Alderley Kindergarten, Tiny Town Childcare and Mitchelton Preschooling Centre, the closest being Alderley Kindergarten only 12 minutes walk away.
With a variety of retail options to go for, you’re spoilt for choice with the Big A Shopping Centre and its Bi-Lo supermarket just down the road on South Pine Road opposite the train station at 700 metres away; Stafford City with its eight cinemas, Big W and Woolworths; and Newmarket’s Reading Shopping Centre only 10 minutes’ drive for Coles and numerous specialty shops and eateries. For the home handyman, there’s the gi-normous Bunnings on Stafford Road perfect for weekend do-it-yourself binges.
For weekend or weekday entertainment in the summer months there’s the Newmarket Pool in nearby Sedgely Park. The pool offers a 50-metre, 8 lane Olympic pool that is shaded at the shallow end, swimming lessons for practitioners of all ages, a 25-metre covered heated pool and a toddlers’ wading pool complete with squirty caterpillars and waterfall mushrooms.
Edith Street is served by two primary schools: Oakleigh Primary in Buxton Street Ashgrove and Newmarket Primary in Banks Street, Newmarket. Both are small schools with dedicated principals and a friendly ethos and Newmarket offers after-school care to its students. For the secondary market, there is Enoggera State Secondary School with its small enrolment of 200 students, achieving significantly in the academic arena and the private schools of Hillbrook with its extraordinary academic results of 60% in the top quarter and Mt Maria Junior Secondary College and Our Lady of the Assumption.
For high educational facilities, access to the best in retail outlets and superb recreational areas, Alderley stands as a prized location in the northern suburbs.