Gracing a magnificent garden allotment "Marathon" c1889 is a unique, impressive example of the Italianate architectural styling typifying the elegance of the Victorian era. The façade features tuck-pointed Hawthorn brickwork with iron lacework, tessellated tile verandah and slate roof; which offers the ideal backdrop for your dream renovation.
A wide arched hallway with Baltic Pine floors opens to a formal sitting room with bay window and a beautiful dining room both with marble OFPs, three bedrooms, all with marble OFPs, contemporary period-style bathroom with claw-foot bath, study plus a stylish kitchen including Asko & Smeg stainless steel appliances and the original cast iron stove flowing to an informal dining room and laundry with second bathroom. Externally there is a paved outdoor dining area and original stables with old fireplace providing a large workshop and storage area with adjoining double carport accessed from a side lane.
This historic home is conveniently located in a quiet tree-lined street close to Camberwell Junction, Glenferrie Road or the Tooronga Shopping Complex; as well as walking distance to Fritsch Holzer Park, Auburn Village shops and cafes as well as Auburn South Primary school, Scotch College and the Gardiners Creek trails. Easy CBD access via CityLink and tram.
Land size: 1,101sqm (approx.)
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