A beautifully restored slate roofed Victorian home, Katoomba (c 1890) is enviably positioned on the high side of a quiet street in the heart of Canterbury's Golden Mile. In walking distance to Mailing Road shops and cafes, tram, train and close to many of Melbourne's finest schools, this home has all the options. Its period elegance, combines with a modern north facing extension: ideal for formal entertaining and outdoor living alike.
A wide arched hallway opens to classically proportioned rooms including a formal sitting room with bay window, dining room, main bedroom (WIR and period style en suite with claw foot bath), second bedroom and a study/music room. With a tessellated tile veranda, iron lacework, baltic pine floors, solid timber doors, five Victorian fireplaces and ceiling roses, the superb original house seamlessly blends into an open plan rear family area, faithful to its period style. The north-facing two storey extension has a spacious family room, entertainer's kitchen with granite bench tops and Ilve stainless steel stove and large laundry. An upstairs children's area provides three further bedrooms, a bathroom, playroom/studio and balcony. The living space opens into a sandstone-paved alfresco area with gas heated in-ground pool, set in a terraced garden, and complemented by an indoor/outdoor spa and third bathroom.
Other features include alarm and security cameras, 2.3kw solar panels, Cbus/cat5 wiring, PABX, dual zone hydronic heating and Daikin R/C air conditioner, roof attic storage, 4,500 l water tank, subfloor cellar and remote controlled double garage.
Land size: 982 sqm
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