“AUCTION THIS SATURDAY AT 3.30PM”
Every so often, a property comes up that evokes such emotions of admiration, desire and beauty, it simply takes your breath away.
Flanked by grand and majestic flame trees and located on one of the most sought-after streets in the Guildford community, this is indeed, one such property.
Every inch of this four bedroom, two bathroom home has been respectfully restored and re-worked, from the stunning entrance with its lead-light door, eclectic potted plants, ornamental pears and landscape design, along with its wide sweeping veranda and tuckpointed facade, to the cleverly-designed, north-facing living zone, drenched in warm and natural light and imbuing designer garden views.
Steeped in wartime history (built around 1900), the home is part of the Guildford Association's Guildford Anzac walk trail --- an historic journey that honours around 115 homes and buildings (including the recently refurbished Guildford Hotel) where almost 700 Anzacs lived before World War 1. Three brothers lived in this home and served the nation --- their sacrifice is identified by a poppy plaque discreetly located on the street-front fence-post.
Their pride emanates through the home - and feelings of loving family time and relaxing social gatherings is undeniable.
High ceilings and original, polished jarrah floor boards set the scene against a wide, double-arched hallway with exquisitely ornate ceiling roses and archway detail and set with a glamorous row of three, crystal chandeliers.
Three large bedrooms, and a private tv or sitting room - with built-in storage and entertainment unit, most with original fire-places - precede a modern, light-filled open-plan living, dining and kitchen area.
Wide industrial-grade, bi-fold doors occupy the full length of the dining and living rooms with access to a sweeping timber deck and wide, limestone steps leading down to a sea of emerald green lawn and a secure, automatic salt-water swimming pool. Many garden parties, cricket matches and soccer games have taken place in this impressive space which is shaded by grand old gum trees, and a lemon, lime and loquatt tree, and book-ended by contemporary wall-art.
Discreetly and intentionally located at the very rear of the home is the most recent extension - an architecturally-designed,, master wing with ensuite, laid with polished concrete and adopting full-insulation and passive-solar considerations, with walk-in, dual wardrobe space, external access and garden views. Also in this zone is a private study nook and powder-room, each evoking the same industrial-style, contemporary edge.
Bold dark accents seen in tiles and walls, feature in the master bedroom, powder-room and laundry, which pop against a crisp white palette.
This property is defined by a warm and friendly neighbourhood adopting a country feel. Fish Market Reserve, the charismatic Guildford cafe strip, the Swan Valley, Guildford train station, the Swan River, Guildford Grammar School, Lilac Hill Park and shopping centres at Bassendean and Midland Gate are mere minutes away. The train ride into the city is less than 20 minutes.
By far, the prized jewel in Guildford's decorated crown!
- Immaculate heritage home of immense historical significance
- Daikin reverse-cycle ducted air-conditioning in front zone; split-system air-conditioner in living zone
- Inbuilt security system and secure-locked doors and windows with Ventrolla draught control system
- Spacious kitchen with white porcelain butler's sink, abundant storage, breakfast bar with built-in wine rack and gas/electric Falcon stove
- Large, double vanity family bathroom with ample below-sink storage
- Large laundry with deep sink and bench space, below bench alcoves for a front-loader and dryer
- Two garden sheds, converted out house shed and under cover bicycle storage area
- Ample off-street parking
- Completely re-plumbed and re-wired
- Fully reticulated garden with up-lighting to feature trees in pool area
- NBN connected
“These details are provided for information purposes only and do not form part of any contract and are not to be taken as a representation by the seller or their agent.”