Long Lazy Summer Days
Where better to spend the summer, than in the shade?
This original weather board home on a 562m2 (R40 Zoned) block, boasts a leafy backyard with shady peppermint trees and an elevated wrap-around verandah. Extended, the home comprises 4 bedrooms, a large traditional bathroom with cast iron claw foot bath (for long luxuriating soaks) and an expansive living room at the rear of the home that flows seamlessly to the expanse of verandah through three sets of timber and glass french doors.
It’s the little touches that set homes apart. The extensive use of pressed tin below the dado rails throughout this home cements its unique personality and adds to a list of beautifully executed period features. High ceilings extend from the front door to the back verandah. The kitchen, dressed in solid timber cabinetry, has all the modern touches you’d want and expect, new stainless steel under bench oven and gas hob, dishwasher, plus the original enamelled green Meters wood burning stove has been kept as a feature piece, just adding to the homes distinct style.
You’ll love the abundant backyard. Room to kick a ball, put in a pool, build a granny flat, to garden, have dogs, chooks or in the future potentially subdivide and build another home on its own title. This close to the cafe strip and the CBD, as lovely as the home is, a backyard of these proportions really is the crowning glory. A good sized powered shed sits at the back of the block.
Overlooking the abundance that is your backyard, the elevated Queensland style return verandah is a practical extension of the home, with the ability to be used year-round. Drop down weather-proof cafe blinds and shade awnings are a practical addition to this space.
The main living is generously proportioned and boasts remote controlled blinds all-round for perfect privacy control.
For added comfort reverse-cycle ducted air conditioning has been installed through-out the home. The front room features a gorgeous gas fire-place, with original timber surround and mantle, perfect for cosy winter nights.
Just walking distance from the most vibrant cafe strip in Perth, 51 Basinghall Street, offers an exception slice of life in this very walkable community. Literally at the end of your street there are Friday night hawker’s style markets, Sunday morning Farmer’s Markets plus a plethora of cafes, restaurants and shopping. Easily accessed by public transport you are just a short bus ride away from the city and Curtin Uni.
Quality homes like this in East Victoria Park’s Weather Board Precinct adjacent to the cafe strip are much sought after and rarely offered.
Water $949.59 (FY14-15)
Contact Baston & Co. Property
- Lee and Derek Baston
- 0417 99 23 24
- 4 bed
- 1 bath
- Built-In Wardrobes
- Character home
- Close to Schools
- Close to Shops
- Close to Transport