This delightful Federation semi-detached home was restored and fully renovated a few years ago and what an exquisite transformation has taken place. With an eye for detail and exceptional quality, the property now offers a stunning blend of original character with stylish modern living./rWalking through the front gate from the buzz of the street, it feels as though you are escaping into a secret garden. With beautifully restored sandstone steps to the large covered front verandah a perfect place for morning coffee and croissants./rThe home offers three good-sized bedrooms decorated in neutral tones, with built-in wardrobes offering copious storage, French blinds and double glazing for perfect insulation. Stunning Federation original features include stained glass windows, high ceilings with ceiling roses, chandelier and decorative arches./rThe main bathroom with Italian Travertine floors and walls is oh-so- snuggly in winter with heat lamps, heated towel rail and mirrored cupboards for seamless storage. In fact throughout the home you will find copious amounts of storage areas./rWonderful open plan living and dining areas are flooded with natural light and flow effortlessly to the deck and private terrace courtyard. An excellent wall of storage is offered in the lounge incorporating a space for the tv plus a clever built-in study area, printer cupboard and book shelves all behind closed doors! The home also has Foxtel and cable connections and in addition, phone points in each room./rThe amazing open plan gas kitchen with Italian granite benches, European appliances and plantation blinds, is both spacious and versatile. Plenty of storage and generous work-top space for meal preparation. Located next to the sun-drenched deck and tree-lined courtyard for ease of entertaining and perfect for the busy mum to oversee kids whilst cooking dinner./rAnd yes, this is the perfect home for entertaining. Large bi-fold doors off the family area lead onto a new, neat deck with district views, which flows into the private courtyard for barbecuing , eating or just simply relaxing./rThe courtyard gives you private access to the huge lock up double garage under the home and what a bonus for this property. With extra high ceilings and copious amounts of room, there is excellent storage racking and heaps of space for sporting equipment, toys, prams and all the other paraphernalia associated with day to day family living./rThe location of this low-maintenance home is simply perfect. You have immediate access to everything. This is convenience with a huge Capital C! Walking distance to the ferry or catch the bus across the road. This is the best of urban living a mere 20 or so steps to shops, cafes, delis and yet once behind the high surrounding wall, you could be a million miles from anywhere. On your doorstep is the best fruit shop in town, Jimmy and Toulas, one of the best butchers, Debbie's superb deli and for the time strapped or harassed mum plenty of home made meals from Providores or grab a Pizza from Avenue Road Pizzeria. Breakfast at Counting Sheep Corner or try one of their mouth watering freshly baked muffins with their superb coffee. Literally everything is at your fingertips here and you are spoilt for choice!/rThere is potential to add a second storey (STCA) and the reverse-cycle air conditioning unit is large enough to operate on two levels if required, which is a huge plus./rThis fully renovated modern home with a classical twist is a low-maintenance, lock up and leave home. Ideal for the busy executive, small family, downsizing couple or savvy property investor.