A once in a lifetime Brighton offering that is inundated with stunning and original Victorian detail circa 1888. Set on 681sqm (approx.) of land, this immaculate 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom residence known as Esmerelda is a breathtaking mix of classic charm, captivating contemporary updates, amazing space, and brilliant natural light.
This inspired Italianite-style mini-mansion was built during the Marvellous Melbourne boom era and truly needs to be seen to be believed. Dramatic metre high ceilings create a sense of grand living in every room, while original Baltic pine floors, intricate ceiling roses and cornices, chandelier lighting, leadlight windows, exquisite archway detail, and an original colour scheme all combine to create a classical and welcoming feel. The wrought-iron picket fence, stunning lace verandah, and wedding cake ornamentation also gives you a charming external aesthetic from the street.
Light-filled formal lounge and dining spaces are both fitted with gas fireplaces, while the renovated kitchen and large casual meals area is complete with Miele, Fisher & Paykel, and Bosch stainless steel appliances. A meals servery feeds the expansive and bright family room which has a feature skylight and gas log fireplace perfect to curl up around when it gets colder during winter.
The master bedroom is wonderfully sized and enjoys a hidden walk-in robe plus a modern double vanity ensuite, while a 2nd front bedroom is also fitted with an ensuite. At the rear, marvel at the beautifully landscaped and stunningly kept garden and courtyard, which has a quaint gazebo and is a picturesque space to enjoy the great outdoors in peace. There is also a side courtyard accessed via the kitchen/meals which is also perfect for alfresco meals.
Other superb features of this home include a manicured front garden, central marble bathroom, laundry, ducted heating, reverse cycle cooling, plantation shutters, secure alarm, remote electric security gate, and single carport with space for more off-street parking. This home also has a surprising amount of land size on 681 sqm (approx.).
You're only 200 metres to all the amazing shops and restaurants of Church Street and close to Middle Brighton Beach with iconic bathing boxes, Brighton Grammar School, Firbank Grammar School, Brighton Primary School, buses, and Middle Brighton Station. This spectacular home is one you don't want to let pass you by!