A quiet and beautiful tree-lined cul-de-sac in one of Melbourne's finest residential areas, the coveted Harcourt Hill precinct forms the backdrop for this enchanting two-storey English-style family residence - gracing a generous 694sqm approx. of prime residential land in a prestigious location. Presenting an exceptional opportunity for redeveloping on the site with the construction of a luxurious new family residence or dual town residences. Alternatively, renovators with vision and an eye to the future may choose to return the home to its former glory. Either course of action will have the benefit of excellent capital gains prospects and be SCTA.
Set on a mature garden allotment the home showcases some classic period attributes including diamond leadlight glass, stained woodwork and beams plus high ceilings and spacious proportions typical of its era. The interior features polished timber floors through the entrance hall leading to a formal sitting room and adjoining dining room, downstairs bedroom, and period-style family bathroom. Plus a central modern kitchen equipped with premium Asko and Ilve appliances flowing to an informal dining area and deck overlooking a deep rear garden with ample space to extend; plus external laundry. Three further bedrooms are located upstairs, main with study annex, a second period-style bathroom and study or storeroom. Other features include hydronic heating, OFP (sitting room), upstairs R/C air conditioners, ample storage including roof, rainwater tank and a remote garage with tandem off-street parking.
This outstanding property is further enhanced by its location close to the eclectic Auburn Village cafes, shops and station, Glenferrie Road fashion boutiques, restaurants and Lido Cinema plus Camberwell Junction and nearby parklands; whilst many of Melbourne's finest schools as well as Swinburne University are all within walking distance - all sought after family amenities. Buyers should note the home could be comfortably occupied or leased out while future redevelopment or renovation plans are drawn up and approved by Council. Due Diligence Checklist