Built around 1929, this utterly charming historic weatherboard cottage still welcomes its visitors with a white picket fence, timber verandah, leadlight windows and a cottage garden.
On entry, you will be pleased to find the classic design of a central hall with two front rooms, high ceilings and that the wide Jarrah floor boards are still in beautiful condition. The large master bedroom with timber windows and has had extensive built in robes added to ensure it offers the ideal combination of charm and practical living while the second front room has the same lovely features as well as an original working fireplace and Jarrah mantelpiece.
The solid jarrah boards have been continued through into a new rear extension to blend the original home with a modern open plan kitchen, dining and family room. To achieve the perfect mix of then and now, this addition features the best of modern living and entertaining while keeping a heritage feel by cleverly blending aluminium bi-fold doors and stainless steel benchtops with classic touches such as Federation green subway tiles and a potbelly fireplace.
The quality European appliances, massive pantry, ample bench space and generous storage are just the start of your kitchen experience while the central island bench ensures any meal preparation will be a pleasure and guarantees you will always be connected with your family and guests.
The bi-fold doors provide truly seamless indoor/outdoor living so you can take full advantage of the shady lawn and rear garden along with the large undercover alfresco.
The extension also provides another bedroom complete with built in robes and access to the powered attic storage space. The large family bathroom is another a touch of modern luxury with immaculate floor to ceiling tiling and large frameless glass shower recess while retaining the original claw foot bath which has views of the stars above at night. There is a second high quality bathroom providing an additional shower and second toilet as well as a built in laundry all with the same exceptional attention to detail.
Located on a quiet tree lined street opposite David Vincent Park and walking distance to Kensington Primary School and Morris Mundy Reserve as well as having the convenience of public transport to Perth CBD, means you will always be just minutes to the best on offer in this sought after suburb.
Some homes offer heritage while others are thoroughly modern but this lovingly maintained cottage has taken a fresh approach to combine history and charm with contemporary convenience and modern living! Call Adam to make sure you are among the first to see this utterly charming yet wholly practical family home.
- Gourmet kitchen with stainless steel benchtops and high quality appliances
- Split system air-conditioning throughout
- Two working Fireplaces
- Charming original features
- Two new quality bathrooms
- Powered attic storage above bedroom 3 (8m2)