The whole family will relish the fabulous location of this character-loaded Wembley residence, just a short walk up the road from the local primary school. Featuring three bedrooms and two bathrooms, and an open kitchen, dining and living zone, this home has a warm and liveable feel that is tangible as soon as you walk inside. The outdoors are also stunning, promising endless hours of parties, relaxation and children’s play.
-The front entrance reveals the home’s character features, which include high ceilings, and an abundance of beautiful jarrah- seen in the flooring, doors, window frames, skirtings and architraves.
-Striking French doors with leadlight opaque glass lead into the formal lounge, which features a brick fireplace with in-built Rinnai heater, and all the charm of yesteryear.
-Another set of French doors connect the lounge with the study/home office, which was perhaps once used as a formal dining room. Timber venetians and down lights feature in both these rooms.
-A sophisticated, neutral colour palette has been used throughout the home, catering for the elegant taste.
-The main bedroom overlooks the front yard and also enjoys the home’s character features. Its ensuite is near-new and impressively modern. It includes twin basins, shower and WC, a classy array of stylish fittings and plentiful storage.
-A versatile, open living space is located in the centre of the home. It would be the perfect place to do homework, play games or any number of other activities.
-The attractive and functional kitchen is well positioned to take in the views of the rear garden as well as the open, casual living zones. It features a Bosch double oven and five gas burner cooktop and a stainless-steel, Blanco dishwasher.
-The casual dining and living areas are light and stylish, while glass doors at the rear of the home draw the eye to the stunning outdoors. Downlights, modern blinds, a gas point and ceiling fan feature in this space.
-Both minor bedrooms feature combined ceiling fans with lights and wooden venetian blinds.
-The newly renovated family bathroom features a combined shower and bath, ideally suited to the young family. Including the vanity and WC, this room is well appointed with modern fixtures and fittings.
-Spacious laundry with plenty of storage available in the cabinetry as well as a linen cupboard. A door from here (with a cat flap) can access the side of the home.
-The backyard will be a talking point and a great place for children’s parties and plenty of entertaining over the years. There is space to run around or find somewhere quiet to relax.
-Alfresco dining can be enjoyed under the rear pergola at any time of year.
-Reticulated gardens at the front and rear of the property feature both established and relatively young specimens, including several Camelias and Pittosporums around the fence line, although the yard is already private.
-There is an enclosed cat run at the side of the home. If desired, this could be used as an aviary, or to grow potted fruit trees away from hungry birds.
-A limestone retaining wall separates the grass from the raised garden. The rear outdoors are easy care and very attractive.
-Large double garage with full power and lights, accessible from Shapcott Lane at the rear of the property.
-A covered verandah at the front of the home will allow you to enjoy the sunshine and the lovely street-front aspect.
-Quality security screen door to the leadlight front door.
-There is plenty of space for two cars to park on the brick driveway at the front.
THE FINE PRINT:
Water Rates: Approx $999.90 p.a.(12/13 FY)
Council Rates: Approx $1,711.26 p.a.
Approx Land: 721sqm
One of the best features of this desirable Wembley location is the local Primary School, situated just a short walk up the road. There are also local parks, health services and shops nearby, including the boutique assortment of shops and cafes on Grantham Street. The many daily conveniences and the easy access to the city will make living here extremely enjoyable.
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WHAT THE OWNERS LOVED ABOUT LIVING HERE:
“We love the mix of character features and modern conveniences in this home. The lifestyle and location are fantastic – a 10 minute commute by car to the CBD; easy and quick public transport options; walking distance to shops, cafes, parks, schools and gyms. We love spending time entertaining in our spacious open plan living area, or relaxing in the backyard – lying under the gum tree!”