A rare opportunity to acquire a stunning first floor apartment in the historic "Canterbury Mansions", originally known as the Malone's Family Hotel, built in 1889 in the popular Italianate "boom style" of architecture. The complex graces a prominent position on the corner of the Maling Road and just a short walk to the beautiful Canterbury Gardens. Offering a much sought-after and convenient, lock-up and leave lifestyle combined with the privacy and security integral to this tightly held boutique complex.
Step inside the black and white tiled entrance foyer with its tranquil fountain and experience the immediate sense of past grandeur which precedes this superb apartment. Showcasing classic Victorian elegance and attributes including arched windows, high ceilings with roses, cornices and open fireplaces combined with immaculate design, presentation and the spacious proportions typical of its era. Situated on the north-eastern corner of the building the interior and arched balconies are flooded with natural light and winter sunshine. With the accommodation featuring three bedrooms, or two plus a study, two luxurious fully-tiled bathrooms, concealed laundry plus a beautifully appointed kitchen equipped with Dekton stone bench-tops, prestige Miele appliances, Franke sink and wide timber flooring; leading to an expansive living and dining room with ample space to entertain. Other features and appointments include video intercom entry, high end imported European fixtures and fittings, Magnetite double glazing, R/C air conditioner (living), ample storage including attic plus an auto gate and one car space on title.
The apartment undoubtedly benefits from its proximity to Maling Road Village, cafes, shops plus the Canterbury station all at the doorstep. With easy access to surrounding amenities including Surrey Hills Village, Whitehorse Road shopping precincts and Balwyn Cinema - all offering a wonderful lifestyle combined with the investment potential in this exclusive property. Due Diligence Checklist