Authentically capturing the intricate detail typical of the Federation period, and full of traditional character, this 1912 classic exudes charm.
Combining generous interiors, many retained period details and a private garden haven with pool – this is an ideal home to grow your kids in.
Dearly loved and fastidiously maintained by the current owners who are reluctantly downsizing now that their family have flown the coop, “Yarrawonga” gives another family the luxury of purchasing a quality, solid double brick character-filled home.
This home is ideal for effortless entertaining with plenty of space indoors and out to for parties with family and friends – something the current owners have regularly enjoyed.
Over the years an extension and renovation has been carefully worked into the home with attention to detail being paramount. But certainly there is opportunity here to put your stamp on this home with a cosmetic makeover and a few modern touches.
The home boasts five double bedrooms plus study, three bathrooms, internal open courtyard, separate large laundry, solar-heated pool, sunny north facing veranda with tiered garden and double garaging – large enough for any family to grow into.
On the entry level are 4 spacious bedrooms, large study, formal lounge and dining room opening to a stunning tessellated tile veranda and manicured front gardens, modern well-appointed kitchen and a large sunny family room for the kids to relax in.
Graced with high ornate ceilings, attractive fretwork arches, parquetry and polished timber floorboards, original fireplaces converted to gas, domed ceiling, French doors and beautiful sash bay windows, the home offers a timeless appeal.
The master suite or possible teenager’s retreat is located on the upper level for peace and privacy and comes complete with walk-in robe, additional built-in robe, ensuite and air-conditioning.
The open-plan granite kitchen is spacious with a large pantry, induction stove, a French door fridge and plenty of food preparation and cupboard space – ideally located for mum or dad to watch over the kids whilst cooking and help with the homework if required.
The informal dining area and family room adjacent an internal leafy courtyard, is bathed in northerly light and flows out to a pergola-covered veranda offering an ideal position for entertaining family and friends with year-round BBQ’s.
Close by is the heated pool awash with northerly sun – perfect for cooling off in summer and tantalisingly great for the kids to play in all day.
A home of this calibre of course comes complete with cable internet/ wi-fi, Foxtel, gas ducted heating, integrated Bose sound system and back–to-base alarm.
Plenty of storage is offered throughout, including an under-stair wine cellar and huge loft space above the double garage.
Located on a generous 696m2 corner block, the home with its stunning slate roof, stands impressively behind a classic hedged garden with manicured lawns.
It offers idyllic family living within a stroll to quality schools, shops, cafes, restaurants and various sporting facilities. Don’t forget its prime location with access to the train, is also adjacent to Willoughby, with only 2 sets of traffic lights between you and the city. Alternatively a short walk to Willoughby Road for a direct bus to the CBD – how convenient is that!
The property is in the catchment area for the highly sought after Artarmon Public school and on the train line for the lower and upper north shore private schools.
So if space is what you are looking for and a large freestanding family property is on your radar, this home allows you to add some finer touches to your own personal taste and gives you an opportunity to put your stamp on a true Federation splendour.