This immaculate character home has been meticulously maintained for distinctive family living whilst retaining the property's authentic period charm. Showcasing an abundance of space, the property combines ornate features, dado panelling, stained glass windows and a classic design throughout that caters for social living or families looking to upsize to a more substantial home. The residence offers marvellous entertaining ability with plenty of opportunity for communal or separate living when desired in a magnificent hills setting on over an acre.
In the heart of the home you will find the huge combined kitchen, family and dining zone with a beautifully regal fireplace as a centrepiece, which flows effortlessly through to the lounge/second living area in the rear wing. Formerly housing a billiard table there is a solid floor in place if games of pool take your fancy or perhaps enjoy movies on the big screen. The kitchen is first-class and is well equipped with a dishwasher and stainless-steel appliances for your convenience. Finished with stone bench tops and ample storage, it offers gorgeous lush views of the leafy gardens and easy access to the undercover alfresco deck overlooking verdant grounds including a stately 100-year-old Gingko tree and Japanese Maple. Here you can enjoy a peaceful morning brew and the melody of the local birdlife or entertain en masse with plenty of room for long lunches and summer barbeques.
A functional layout incorporates four generously proportioned bedrooms with the option of a fifth bedroom/study with built in cabinetry and a safe. The master suite boasts bay windows and an ensuite with walk in robe, with two of the bedrooms in the same zone sharing a family bathroom and powder room. Downstairs is a huge rumpus zone or possible teen retreat or studio depending on your lifestyle needs. There is also enormous under-house storage/workshop/cellar space and a fully self-contained hub with its own entrance featuring a kitchen, bathroom, bedroom and living area ideal as in-law accommodation or older kids who require space and privacy.
The stunning gardens offer plenty of flat play areas to enjoy backyard cricket or footy, two fish ponds and so many opportunities to meander through a kaleidoscope of greenery with plenty of nooks to sit, relax or read a chapter of your favourite book surrounded by native ferns, gum trees, bush pansies, weeping cherries and solomons seal among others.
Additional features include double roller door garage, double carport and three driveway entrances (one off Olinda Monbulk Road and two off Old Road) delivering an abundance of off-street parking and drive through access connecting both. There is also ducted heating and the benefit of solid wood doors throughout.
Located a short drive from Olinda village, Olinda Primary School, the newly refurbished Olinda community pool and the gorgeous eco-playscape and off-leash dog park and a short walk to the Pirianda Gardens. Enquire today to inspect.
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