Close to schools of all levels, bus stops into CBD or the city, corner dairy and the Feilding Health Centre, this home would suit a young family, but also offers convenience for an older couple looking for a moderately priced home in a tidy condition. Sited between two new blocks of townhouses, and opposite a subdivision of up market houses, this is a great situation in which to buy.
About ten years ago this solid 1957 weatherboard home was renovated with a new roof and kitchen and a new hot water cylinder. This means all the most expensive upgrading has been done. It has been rented for some years and the grounds look a little tired, but this is just cosmetic and the 751 m² section is a great size for a family who want to grow their own vegetables, put up a chicken house and still allow young children or pets room to run around.
There is a double-sized garage with a single roller door, which allows plenty of space for a workshop, storage or bloke’s shed in the other half of the lockable building.
Inside the house is tidy and has large living areas. There is a front door, but that is rarely used as the entrance facing the driveway has a good weather-proof porch, sheltering the door and effectively keeping the house warmer while providing space for outdoor shoes and coats.
The modern all electric kitchen has plenty of cupboard and bench space with a breakfast bar for quick snacks, while the adjoining dining area is large and has glazed French doors leading to a good sized lounge. Add doors to a back patio and you could have great indoor-outdoor flow for summer living and entertaining.
Also at the rear of the house is the sunny third bedroom which makes a great study, adult reading room or playroom for young children.
Two double bedrooms face the road, but the high wooden fence shields the house and gives privacy from passers-by and separation from North Street traffic.
The bathroom has a full sized bath and a good shower. The separate toilet is accessible from the unusually large laundry which allows plenty of room for a freezer and also accesses the hot water cupboard. There is an adjoining linen cupboard in the hallway, so linen stored there will be well aired.
The age of the house indicates there are probably native wood floors under the carpet matching the other woodwork throughout the house.
A metro wood fire in the lounge keeps the living and sleeping areas cosy making this a healthy house which only needs minor redecorating and a family to love it.
At $315,000 this could be your first home, or maybe your forever home. But only by seeing it in person can you appreciate its charms.
Phone Michael Ford at Bayleys, phone 06 323 0333 or 0275 424 707 and make an appointment to view.