You can almost hear the decades of laughter and celebration that have passed through the walls of this character home in one of Claremonts most popular streets.Owned by the same family for the past 60 years, there is a wonderful warmth and sense of history within its peaceful, calming walls.Built in 1913, on the corner of Agett Road and Caxton Road, the home features hallmarks of an era where craftsmanship and attention to detail prevailed, ensuring decorative cornicing, timber framed windows, ceiling roses, brass light fixtures, soaring ceilings and timber floorboards remain part of its charm.From the lush cottage gardens and white picket fence that welcome you into the homes pretty front courtyard, the charm of yesteryear is evident from the outset.Yet while the character home holds a lot of history, its most enticing quality is how it has adapted over the years to suit the changing needs of the family. The current owners have changed the function of each room many times to suit them and one commented this home has never let us down.The chirping of the birds in the beautiful old gum trees surrounding the home will immediately make you feel at home and provide a beautiful vista from several rooms.There is a limestone wrap-around front terrace that is a perfect area for reading the paper, sharing coffee with friends or using as an extra entertaining space.To the left of the front door is a formal dining room (which has also been used as a bedroom) with French doors leading out to the front garden. To the right of the front door is an expansive front living room which could serve any number of purposes including formal dining, lounge room or used to host a large party as it opens out through double doors to the front terrace.A decorative archway leads you further down the hallway to another two bedrooms either side, one that opens into a large study space.The generous sized main bathroom is close by and has a shower, toilet and a claw foot bath. A landing area at the foot of the staircase is a lovely cosy reading space or TV area.The staircase leads up to one enormous room that could function as a master bedroom and lounge area or games room and comes complete with Juliet balcony overlooking the pool and garden. Flooded with glorious northern sunshine, this room really is a superb sanctuary.Off the downstairs landing, double doors lead through to the very functional and light-filled kitchen featuring plenty of cupboard space, an island bench and room for a round dining table. A dishwasher, built in Ilve wall oven and gas cooktop and tucked away appliance cupboard make it a very easy kitchen to use.Both the kitchen and downstairs landing open out to a covered limestone terrace that overlooks the pool and captures the beauty of the surrounding gardens and trees, as well as the peace and tranquility of this superb neighbourhood.Located close to this entertaining area is a generous-sized laundry and a second bathroom.Agett Road is beautiful, private, quiet and tree-lined and this is why it is so tightly held and revered by so many.If youve been waiting for a lovely character home with a north facing rear on Agett Road to come to the market, this is a once-in-50-year opportunity. Highlights* Sought after Agett Road address* Scarce north facing back yard and pool* Two street frontages* Beautiful character residence with potential to add further value in the future* Approx 731sqm green title block* Double garage with loft storage* A short walk to Freshwater Bay, College Park, Claremont Park, premium primary and secondary schools and a short drive from the Claremont Quarter* Flexible floor plan that has been adapted over the years* Garden aspects from several rooms* Monitored security system* Air-conditioning units in three zones* Foxtel connected* Private boreRates:Town of Claremont: $2,570.59 p/a (17/18)Water Corporation: $1,384.92 p/a (16/17)PLEASE NOTE: While every effort has been made to ensure the given rates are correct at the time of listing, they are provided for reference only and are subject to change.