What was good in the 1950s is even better now!
This gorgeous circa 1955 home is simply oozing character. While maintaining its authentic charm, this two-story property also boasts all the modern features of a family home with a sensational alfresc.. Show more >
This gorgeous circa 1955 home is simply oozing character. While maintaining its authentic charm, this two-story property also boasts all the modern features of a family home with a sensational alfresco dining area to boot, all within a few minutes stroll from the iconic South Perth river foreshore. With a leafy green street front enclosed by a gated entrance, natural timber and raw limestone brick throughout, this home features a natural, ambient aesthetic.
Be transported to a home rich in detail as Jarrah floors, a ceiling rose and working fireplace create a warm and natural quality to the front living room. Replete with a formal dining room and separate carpeted study nook with storage room, this four-bedroom, 2 bathroom home perfectly pairs old style charisma with a contemporary touch.
The master bedroom leads to a separate living area as it flows to a recently Renovated bathroom. Another separate dining/living area provides more space while the American laundry' - a washing machine and dryer and ample cupboard space is discreetly and cleverly concealed by panelled doors.
With a commanding, spacious central living space off the kitchen with timber beams, slate floors, spiral staircase and fireplace, this is the perfect family home to bring everyone together, while also enabling plenty of quiet private spaces to retreat. Large sliding doors allow for ample morning light while the kitchen consists of an island bench of granite benchtops - a perfect breakfast bar' and central hub - space for a double fridge, generous sized modern oven and rangehood, gas stove top, double stainless-steel sink, plenty of cupboard space and a large pantry.
From this central space flows yet another living area and Renovated bathroom. Upstairs, the generous sized bedrooms are appointed with carpet, wooden beams and pitched ceilings, split system air-conditioning and plenty of light. A separate study nook above the stairs allows for another private sanctuary.
For those who spend the warmer months outdoors, this is the pièce de resistance, your very own private outdoor restaurant. Stepping onto the limestone paved outdoors, prepare to be impressed - and impress your guests you will. This is an alfresco entertainment area equipped like no other. Housed under a pitched roof with modern spotlights, spoil your family and friends with the benefits of a pizza oven (connected to the mains,) large BBQ with rangehood, built in double fridge and a substantial space that is large enough to accommodate a 12-seater dining table and couch. Stainless steel benchtops and cupboards, café blinds, contemporary ceiling fan and a wall-mounted heater ensure this space can be utilised for maximum effect at any time of the year. You'll never want to dine out again.
With a glistening below ground concrete pool, tropical gardens and lawn, you'll feel as if you are on a permanent holiday in your very own back-yard. Sit amongst the citrus trees and banana palms in a quiet space tucked away, relax by the fountain and pond or enjoy your own home - grown mangoes near the front verandah. This exquisite and sophisticated family home offers an abundance of treasures that you will find at every turn.
• Sensational and huge paved alfresco entertaining area, large enough for a 12- seater outdoor table and couch, complete with pizza oven, BBQ and rangehood, stainless steel bench and cupboards, built in double fridge, ceiling fan, heater and café blinds
• Tropical concrete swimming pool
• 4 generous sized bedrooms
• 2 recently Renovated bathrooms
• 2 functioning fireplaces
• Wooden beams throughout
• Manicured lawn at entrance with welcoming verandah
• Spiral staircase to upstairs bedrooms
• Ceiling roses
• A combination of Jarrah timber floors and slate floor
• Reverse cycle air con
• Reduced electricity due to solar panels
• Ceiling fans
• French style colonial doors
• An abundance of windows, providing light
• Clever laundry tucked away discreetly behind doors
• Lush tropical garden with plenty of private spaces
• Fountain and pond
• Garden shed
• Electric front gate
• Only 3km from Perth CBD
• In close proximity to a number of private and public schools
• Land size 824 m2
This is a quaint and amply sized character home whose unique features and sensational alfresco dining area and tropical garden setting make it perfect for those who love to entertain. Only a two-minute walk to the South Perth foreshore, a little further to Mends St shopping precinct and 3km from the Perth CBD, you'll find this is an exceptional classic of a home nestled amongst the quiet and leafy green of South Perth's finest homes. This hidden gem will never cease to impress you. Just move on in and prepare to be charmed upon arrival! Show less