Timeless elegance fused with modern liveability!
Lovingly constructed in 1915 by the ‘Woodcroft’ family, this superb example of Queensland architecture retains its original high-quality period features with subtle enhancements to provide modern liveability and deliver the perfect family home.
Set well back from the street behind a quaint picket fence and lush gardens, the sprawling 835m2 block delivers the height of peace and tranquillity with ample space for off-street parking for a boat or caravan.
Exuding warmth and character, this home showcases extraordinary federation-era features that have been remarkably preserved. Ornate fretwork, VJ walls, timber floors, exquisite pressed metal ceilings, a glorious clawfoot bath and Art Nouveau trimmings stand testament to the original owner’s desire and delivery of a dream-home, which still holds true today!
Featuring both a charming gabled façade with a classic front veranda, and an expansive outdoor entertaining deck- capture gorgeous breezes and take in sweeping leafy views. And with exceptional visibility over the large fully fenced yard with a glistening pool, you have peace of mind as children are within view whilst you are entertaining guests.
With tasteful updates to retain the period charm but enhance the functionality, the lower level is built in and offers an additional kitchen and bathroom/laundry.
Less than 6km from the CBD, this unique address is a short stroll to Morningside train station, bus transport, the popular local Blue Poppy café, convenience store, parkland and schools including St Oliver Plunkett primary. It also enjoys outstanding proximity to the scenic walking tracks of Seven Hills Bushland Reserve, Morningside Plaza (with major supermarkets and fresh food grocers), Cannon Hill Anglican College (CHAC) and the forthcoming East Village retail and entertainment development.
Combining timeless beauty with modern refinements, the property also features:
-10-foot ceilings on upper level
-Polished timber floors; beautiful sash windows throughout; decorative fret breezeways; picture rails; pressed metal wall claddings; leadlight; French-doors.
-Open plan kitchen and dining room flowing through French doors onto the large all-weather entertaining deck
-Large separate lounge/living room with beautiful pressed metal ceilings
-Stylish kitchen with modern appliances
-Period style bathroom with clawfoot bath on upper level
-Bathroom/laundry on lower level (wheelchair friendly)
-Study with under stairs storage on lower level
-Fully rejuvenated pool with glass bead pool floor surrounded by opulent travertine
-Established vegetable and herb garden
-large shed with work bench
-Terracotta tiled downstairs outdoor living area
-Ceiling fans in all bedrooms