Packed with character
DATING back to the early 1900s, this Federation period residence has been renovated, restored and extended.
Westhaven sits on a large 2031sq m block over two lots with a 50-metre street boundary and is being offered for sale for only the second time in 100 years.
Originally owned by local builder Jack Dunlop, the property was bought by Corinda station master John Webster in 1911.
The quiet leafy street atmosphere is enhanced with Jacaranda trees framing the residence, which is over two levels with a northern orientation and includes a pool and tennis court.
A covered veranda wraps around the front of the residence on the upper level featuring timber balustrades and a latticework door.
The residence features many characteristics of the early 1900s including VJ walls, double hung windows, French doors and window hoods.
The main entry door leads into a hallway boasting a polished English Oak floor and access to an office with carpet and French doors leading to the front veranda.
The room flows through a decorative pedestal arch to a formal lounge and dining room.
To the left is an informal dining room and a bedroom looking to the front of the residence and adjacent is a modern kitchen added in 2010 and nearby sunroom with views to the tennis court.
Featuring an island bench with breakfast bar, stainless steel appliances including a Bosch oven, warming drawer, convection oven, dishwasher, gas cooktop and Samsung fridge freezer with Tasmanian Blackwood cabinetry, the kitchen flows to a covered veranda at the rear of the floorplan.
Also opening to the rear veranda is a living room while at the rear of the floorplan is the main bedroom, added last year, and boasting a bay window with window seat, walk-in wardrobe and ensuite with twin vanities, a spa bath and separate
floor and shower, benches.
On the right of the floorplan are two bedrooms serviced by a bathroom with a separate bathtub and shower. The bedroom at the front of the floorplan opens to the front veranda and has timber cabinetry while the adjacent bedroom features built-in wardrobes and a ceiling fan.
A Kwila timber staircase leads to the lower level and two separate floorplans boasting Silky Oak window frames and doors.
In one section, a wine cellar holds 2000 bottles and nearby are utility and storage rooms.
Another separate floorplan boasts a rumpus room with wet bar and tiled floor. Nearby is a laundry and bathroom with a shower.
Other features include smoke alarms, airconditioning, 10 water tanks with a 22,100 litre capacity and an orchid house.
The lawn tennis court has a north-south axis with the inground saltwater pool at the rear of the residence.