"Walpole" presents a rare opportunity to purchase a property of historical and architectural significance and one of the earliest homes in Kew. This gracious, elegant and imposing Italianate Hawthorn brick two-storey Victorian residence has a magnificent ambience showcasing the beautifully adorned, intricate original period features, wonderfully proportioned rooms and heritage colours of its era - preserving its historical perspective. The interior featuring bay windows capturing northern sunlight has been progressively renovated and restored although there is scope to further enhance parts of the house. Set deep in lovely gardens it comprises tessellated tile verandah, wide marble tiled hallway, formal sitting room, and one of the finest Victorian dining rooms featuring an original hand painted/stenciled ceiling. Central to the home is an original grand Victorian stairwell leading to five huge bedrooms (main/ensuite to be completed). The property has two studies, two period-style bathrooms, laundry, morning room, generous modern kitchen with informal dining overlooking an in-ground pool. Upstairs has views to the northern ranges and Dandenongs.
Land area: 1366sqm/14,698sqft approx.
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