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BOASTING an elevated position and sweeping views of the river and cityscape, this 1920s Queenslander Bell House offers an elegant and stylish abode.
Featured in Vogue Living, this four-bedroom residence is set on 976sq m in Toowong with two levels of living, complemented by multiple outdoor entertaining areas.
The house is framed by landscaped gardens, with a front pathway leading under an arched entry with decorative greenery.
Beyond the front northeast veranda overlooking the garden, there is a central corridor flowing through to the sophisticated interior.
Two bedrooms are positioned on either side of the entry, one including built-in wardrobes and the other featuring doors opening to both the front veranda and to an adjoining conservatory.
Further into the house there is an open-plan living and dining area, with bifold doors leading out to a rear covered deck.
Overlooking the 12m saltwater pool, the adjoining pavilion and backyard, the deck offers views stretching to the city skyline and river, as well as ceiling fans and space for outdoor dining and entertaining.
From the open-plan area there is access to the conservatory and an adjacent library, complete with built-in bookcases and a display case.
A chef ’s kitchen overlooks the dining area, featuring a Zanussi gas steam oven, a combined island bench and breakfast bar, two ceiling fans and plenty of cabinetry and storage options.
Near the kitchen there is access to the main bedroom, which offers a walk-in wardrobe flowing through to an ensuite with twin vanities and a shower.
There is also private access through bifold doors to the rear deck.
A central bathroom with combined bathroom and shower completes the level.
Downstairs, there is a fourth bedroom featuring built-in cupboards and access to an ensuite with shower.
The bedroom also opens to a covered patio, flowing to the landscaped backyard and pool area.
A laundry, storage area, walk-in wine room and walk-in cold room complete the layout, while additional features include security and gate intercom, a combination of polished timber floors and carpet, and covered accommodation for four cars.