A rare opportunity to acquire a landmark, slate roofed Victorian residence c1886 which boasts an interesting history - the first home in Fellows Street, it was built on land originally purchased by a Congregational Minister and built by one of the most highly regarded architectural firms of the time, Reid Henderson & Smart. Built in the boom times yet not typical of the Victorian era makes the home historically fascinating. However period features including stained glass windows, marble FPs, arched hallways and high ceilings with roses are a testament to the early times.
On the market for only the second time in 70 Years this wonderful family home graces a magnificent wide, garden allotment and has been restored and updated whilst protecting its architectural integrity. The elegant interior is highlighted by impressive proportions and features formal and informal living rooms, magnificent dining room, servery/wine room, stylishly renovated kitchen with Ilve stainless steel gourmet stove, Bosch stainless steel dishwasher, a downstairs fully-tiled bathroom and laundry all flowing to a leafy alfresco area, heated pool and serene private gardens. Whilst upstairs features northern tree-top views, a pristine family bathroom, five bedrooms, main with dressing room. Other features include video intercom, alarm, ducted heating, automated irrigation , 40,000 litre underground tank, remote gates and tandem off-street parking.
This exceptional opportunity is enviably located in the highly regarded Studley Park precinct within an easy stroll of Kew Junction shopping including Leo's Fine Foods, cafes, restaurants, with easy access to prestige schools, Yarra Boulevard parklands and trails, transport options to the CBD or Eastlink - offering a magnificent family lifestyle in a coveted location.
Land size: 1,201sqm (approx.)
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