Gracing a magnificent garden allotment with mature trees - this classic Federation double brick family residence c1890 is highlighted by the elegant period features of its era including slate roof, return verandah, wide entrance hall, ceiling roses and coloured lead light windows, marbleOFPs and honey coloured timber floors all representing its past character. Steeped in history rich timbers and magnificent bluestone, be enchanted by the servant's quarters and stables; both of which have been converted into separate self-contained residences. Ideal for guests or teenagers, the servant's quarters features a lounge, kitchen meals, two bedrooms and bathroom. While the stables is an inspiring studio with kitchen, bathroom and split-system air-conditioning. The property has a preferred northern rear aspect and could benefit from new contemporary living areas in keeping with today's busy family lifestyles (STCA).
The warm and inviting interior presents in excellent order but also offers a frequently sought-after and rarely found opportunity to renovate and modernise a home of this character in such a prestigious location. With accommodation comprising formal and informal living rooms, study, two period-styled bathrooms, one with concealed laundry, four bedrooms plus dining with double doors to a side courtyard and a rustic country-style timber kitchen with Miele dishwasher; plus a preferred northern rear aspect. Other features include hydronic heating, remote double carport with rear lane access plus front tandem off-street parking.
This exceptional opportunity is enviably positioned close to the Reserve which flows through the leafy heritage surrounds of the coveted Grace Park Estate, minutes from prestige schools, transport to the CBD, plus easy access via the walking track to the Glenferrie Road shops, boutiques and cafes or the new Recreation complex - presenting a sought-after opportunity to purchase an exceptional property in one of Hawthorn's finest streets. Land size: 1,182sqm approx.
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