Inviting mix of old and new
RECENTLY renovated, Braeside Villa occupies two levels on a 483sq m block enjoying hilltop views of the CBD.
Combining a traditional appearance with striking modern design, the property has four bedrooms as well as two separate living and dining areas.
Traditional features including high ceilings and fretwork breezeways are still found upstairs.
The main entrance is on the upper level, with cast iron balustrades appointing the front veranda.
The front door opens to a hallway leading to the sitting room. On the left of the front entrance is a bedroom, while on the right is the main bedroom with a walk-through wardrobe to the ensuite, which has a frameless glass shower.
A brick fireplace features prominently in the timberfloored sitting room of the residence, behind which is a modern bathroom and stairs down to the large open-plan lounge, dining and kitchen area taking up the remainder of the level.
An island marble bench features in the kitchen, along with timber cabinetry, and a butler’s pantry with sink.
There are also quality stainless steel appliances.
Feature lighting illuminates the bench, while polished timber floors add to the appeal of the space.
Bi-fold doors open to the rear balcony and stairs in the lounge descend to the lower level, arriving at an open-plan living and dining area with a kitchenette.
To one side is access to two bedrooms, both with ensuites equipped with showers.
Sliding doors in the dining area and third bedroom open to the rear deck. Also on the level is the laundry, along with access to the property’s two-car garage and storage area.
Mt Coot-tha, the Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium and The Wesley Hospital are nearby.