Offering period charm in a prestige location this 1910 Federation home is generously proportioned and caters for every aspect of modern family living. With plenty of space for a growing family there is huge potential here to update over time and stamp your mark.
With a flexible floor plan across two levels and a due north to rear aspect, Abbeyleix is light and bright throughout. On the ground level is a formal living/dining room that flows through French glass doors to the outdoor entertaining area and solar heated swimming pool, a large formal lounge with window seat, plus a generous timber kitchen with dishwasher and electric stove. There is a King-sized bedroom with dressing room and a large timber panelled bathroom with bath and separate shower, ideal for family use. An additional open plan study area makes a perfect work-from-home office or an ideal sanctuary for homework whilst mum and dad are preparing dinner.
The upper level of the home offers three more bedrooms, two Queen-sized with built-in robes and one King-sized with a walk in robe. The over-sized Master enjoys Harbour glimpses and there is a small Juliette balcony off the landing which is sun-blessed, overlooking the pool. The bathroom on this level is fitted with pretty black and white tiles in keeping with the era of the home and is certainly an attractive and functional room.
If you delight in the elegance of Federation architecture, then you will be thrilled with the original Arts & Crafts Federation features on display here including soaring pressed metal ceilings and roses, feature arches, fanlight windows, high skirtings, picture rails, pendant lights with pull- cord light switches, plantation shutters and three open fireplaces with original patterned tiles. Complementary modern features include downlights throughout, ducted gas heating, ducted air-conditioning (non- operational), alarm, solar heated pool, ample under house storage and double lock-up garage with auto door.
Blessed with natural light, facing north and loving it, the home benefits from sitting in a quiet family- friendly well- sought-after street. With very little passing traffic and a short stroll to Sirius Cove, this gorgeous pocket of Mosman is the ideal location in which to raise a family. The large level rear garden and swimming pool are well-placed to allow the children to play all day and of course offer a perfect backyard setting for year-round BBQ’s whilst entertaining family and friends.
If you have an eye for potential and would love the chance to put your stamp on a character property, then this charming home presents you with a golden opportunity for renewing its’sparkle. Already a welcoming and elegant family home, you’ll be inspired to mould it with your own style to suit your family needs. All rooms are spacious and with its versatile floorplan there is a world of possibilities on offer here.
Just a short walk to Queenwood and Mosman Prep junior schools and close to bus, ferry, shops, Taronga Zoo and the Harbour foreshore, this inviting home is sure to entice. Bring your inner designer with you and put your stamp on this charming Federation home.
Repair, restore, rejuvenate and reap the rewards – this is the residence you’ve been waiting for.