Sold 11/11/2017 $1,875,000
Enchanting period grace and modern living in vibrant Box Hill
Cute as a button behind a quintessential white picket fence, this captivating period home delivers the best of both worlds – enchanting features of its era mingled throughout a modern four-bedroom, two-bathroom layout, boasting today’s best luxuries. Ideally situated within walking distance of Box Hill’s vibrant shopping and restaurant precinct, yet quietly nestled on a tree-lined street, this exceptional location delivers an outstanding family lifestyle within the coveted Box Hill High School zone.
Creating instant kerbside appeal, the home’s picturesque façade welcomes guests via pristine gardens onto a verandah entry bordered by intricate fretwork. A deceptively spacious floorplan is revealed beyond the front door, where formal and casual entertaining are both catered to including a guest powder room, and private retreat may be cherished within oversized bedroom proportions that were typical of its era.
Befitted with beautiful period details, including stunning leadlight window and timber mantelpiece open fire, a formal lounge provides peaceful relaxation or family enjoyment, whilst a simply vast, open plan living/dining zone generously accommodates daily living or illustrious entertainment. Serviced by an airy, fully-appointed kitchen, with abundant drawer storage, the glass flanked living area spills onto a sunny entertaining deck surrounded by luscious gardens for tranquil retreat, while a freestanding studio provides private lodging for teens or guests.
Relish in peaceful accommodation and period allure, with three generous robed bedrooms, plus fourth bedroom or home office, complemented by a chic modern bathroom with sumptuous freestanding bath and twin basins, and sublime master ensuite. Complete with the functionality of rear ROW access and clever laundry storage with drying rails for all seasons adaptability. Situated in a prime location for family success, an easy walk from Box Hill Central business district, where access to a deluge of transport, shopping, cafés and eateries abounds. Providing easy convenience to Eastern freeway and state-of-the-art Box Hill Hospital, and surrounded by leafy recreation, including Box Hill gardens and Wattle Park Golf Course. A short distance to exceptional local schools and colleges including Box Hill TAFE, Deakin University, Kingswood College and Our Lady of Sion College and with easy access to elite private colleges.
A vast 715m2 (approx.) allotment within a General Residential Zone 1, with no planning overlays or title covenants.