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Large homes in such a wonderful location as this -with all the key period features intact, from Baltic pine floorboards to a slate roof - are rare gems that renovators covet. And here is a special opportunity for a renovation par excellence. This double-fronted home on a large block with a flexible floor plan offers a rewarding opportunity to create a family home in the grand Victorian style.
The four large principal rooms at the front of the home all feature fireplaces, three with marble mantelpieces and surrounds. The two front rooms feature floor to ceiling, double-hung windows looking over the front garden to the pocket park opposite. Create stunning formal lounge and dining twin or exceptional bedrooms and study, the choice is yours. Towards the rear is the large country style kitchen, pine-lined and with space for a large family table where happy gatherings have taken place over the past 25 years.
Throughout the home the natural warmth of period timbers creates an inviting atmosphere, accentuated by original lead-light windows.
Also at the rear is a third bedroom, Victorian -style bathroom, laundry and second bathroom and an open-plan sunroom. With modern conversion the opportunity exists to create a fully glazed living area to overlook the private rear garden. Currently a pine-lined glazed vault brings loads of light into this area.
The grounds lend themselves to cottage gardens front and rear as well as having significant gardening opportunities on both sides. Currently at the front there is off-street parking for three cars, and potential garaging. Also at the front is a wide period verandah – an ideal spot to enjoy a sunny winter breakfast or a cool summer afternoon drink.
According to agent Anne Mackie of Hocking Stuart “this rare opportunity of a fine Victorian home together with the position is one out of the box”. With Glenferrie Rd shops and station ten minutes walk at most and Central...
Lot/Plan No: 1/TP374532