Classical take on character
ENJOYING views of the Brisbane CBD skyline and nearby suburbs, this residence combines original character with contemporary additions.
Set on an 1118sq m block, the residence is built across two levels, with the majority of the living and sleeping quarters on the upper floorplan.
The property is on the ridge of a hill opposite a park.
A covered veranda wraps around two sides of the home, with views to the front of the property.
Adjacent to the entry hallway is a dining room looking to the wraparound veranda and featuring a polished timber floor, which extends throughout the upper level floorplan.
The space flows into a living room boasting a two-way marble fireplace, window seat and access to the veranda.
Also leading from the entry hallway is a bedroom with a window seat, ceiling fan and french doors opening to the main bedroom, which provides access to an enclosed veranda on the left of the floorplan.
Two adjacent bedrooms also lead to the enclosed veranda through french doors, the smaller room featuring built-in wardrobes and a ceiling fan.
At the rear of the floorplan is a family room boasting the twoway marble fireplace and access to a deck with views to the backyard. Beyond a bathroom with a bathtub is a kitchen featuring timber cabinetry and stainless-steel appliances.
The lower level of the residence includes a two-car garage and large storage area.
Also on this level is a living area, while a bathroom with shower is nearby.
Period features of the residence include high ceilings, decorative leadlighting, floor- to-ceiling sash windows, VJ walls, breezeways and picture rails.
Development options exist to move the existing house to the west or east to allow a second lot measuring more than 450sq m, subject to Brisbane City Council approval.
The property enjoys the style and charm of a bygone era combined with contemporary renovations and a neutral interior colour scheme.
Surrounding the residence are established gardens with lawn, trees and shrubs.