Restored to a high standard and combining traditional charm with modern additions, Blairnile is a Victorian mansion dating back to 1889 and enjoying panoramic views of the Brisbane CBD skyline.
THIS Victorian mansion has been restored to a high standard and blends traditional charm with modern additions.
Set on a 966sq m corner block, Blairnile dates back to 1889 and was once the home of Brisbane Lord M ayor John McMaster.
The original character of the residence is enhanced by double-hung windows, VJ walls, picture rails, 3.6m ceilings and cedar doors. Contemporary additions include a modern kitchen and inground pool.
A covered veranda with original cast iron lacework looks to the front of the residence on the upper level, with the high Victorian portal entrance leading into a central hallway boasting polished pine timber flooring.
To the left is the main bedroom with views to the front of the residence, as well as builtin wardrobes and an ensuite with a stand-alone bathtub and separate shower.
Two adjacent bedrooms have built-in wardrobes and study areas.
They have access to a two- way ensuite boasting a shower.
On the right of the hallway is a living room flowing into a formal dining room, which can be separated by the original cedar doors. There is a fireplace in the dining room.
The floorplan leads to a library and office, which were designed to replace the former wraparound veranda.
Nearby, and at the rear of the floorplan, is a kitchen featuring bi-fold windows opening to the backyard and views of the pool and Brisbane CBD skyline.
The room also has marble benchtops, two-pack cabinetry, soft-closing drawers and stainless-steel appliances. There is also a walk-in pantry and access to a Juliet balcony.
Beyond an internal staircase to the lower level and a powder room is a family room leading to a covered veranda with views to the rear of the property and a panorama stretching from Mt Gravatt past the CBD and Mt Coot-tha to Fortitude Valley.
Close to the ground floor entry is a bedroom leading to a patio. Nearby is a study and library with access to a temperature-controlled 1000bottle wine cellar and large workshop and storage room.
An adjacent games room has a kitchenette. At the rear of the layout, a bedroom has views to the pool.
Also on this level is a laundry with access to a bathroom with a shower and a two-vehicle carport.
The property features twostreet access with vehicles entering from Gibbon St.
Other features include ducted airconditioning, ceiling fans, a shed, back-to-base security and a water irrigation system for the established gardens.