Evansdale c1886 is a charming double fronted Victorian timber cottage, blending captivating period features with light-filled living spaces in keeping with today's contemporary lifestyle. It is situated in a sought-after pocket of Hawthorn, known for its historic homes and tree-lined streets.
Nestled behind a high front fence on the corner of a quiet cul-de-sac, this enchanting cottage has an appeal all of its own. On entering, you are met by a lacework verandah opening to a central arched hallway which leads to three bedrooms with BIRs. Period features including lead light glass, high ceilings adorned with roses and a fireplace have been preserved in the three bedrooms and fourth bedroom/study.
The rear of the house has been extended to create a modern, light filled living space with a vaulted ceiling in the living room. There is also a potbelly heater to provide winter warmth. The kitchen is equipped with high-quality Smeg and Bosch stainless steel appliances, catering to the demands of modern cooking.
The home has beautifully polished timber and Baltic pine floors, a security alarm, evaporative cooling, ducted heating, and R/C air conditioners (living and apartment), a garden shed and rainwater tank. It is surrounded by a high front fence, offering privacy and security.
The living flows to a private, hedge-lined, courtyard. At the end of the courtyard, hidden behind the hedges is a free-standing, two-level studio, boasting a large living area as well as a second kitchen and bathroom. Ideal for a home office, a teen retreat or for accommodating guests.
Evansdale is located just a short walk from West Hawthorn shops and various public transport options. It offers an exceptional lifestyle with its proximity to Morang Reserve, St James Park, the Yarra River, Hawthorn shops, and cafes. Transport options abound with easy CBD city link access, trams and trains within walking distance.
In summary, "Evansdale" c1886 is a beautifully preserved Victorian timber cottage with modern updates, as well as a renovated studio which make it an enchanting and comfortable home. Due Diligence Checklist