A classic heritage background captivating Federation Queen Anne styling designed by the renowned Architects of the early 1900s, Ussher & Kemp. Built by a leading builder George Garrett; this superb residence has had only four owners in its illustrious history of 110 years. Set behind a high front fence on a generous allotment, surrounded by leafy mature gardens with three 100 year old roses - it is located just a short walk through the beautiful Canterbury Gardens to Maling Road Village, cafes, shops plus the Station. With easy access to many of Melbourne's finest schools plus Whitehorse Road shopping and Balwyn Cinema all offering a much sought-after and convenient lifestyle.
The interior features high decorative ceilings and the proportions typical of its era with Baltic Pine floors, wide arched and timber panelled hallway flowing to a beautiful formal sitting room with box bay window and dining with bay window, four bedrooms, two period-style bathrooms, provincial style kitchen/meals with a quality Falcon stove and separate laundry. Leading to a lush rear garden with paved outdoor alfresco dining and entertaining area, a timber sleep out, plus a vegetable patch - perfect for the home gardener. Other features include ducted heating, R/C air conditioners, OFPs, water tank, remote gates to a rear double garage.
This magnificent home also offers ample room to extend and reconfigure with contemporary living areas complementing today's family lifestyles if desired (STCA).
Land size: 980sqm/10,120sqft approx
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