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“Raiwena” Circa 1891 - Inspiring, Character Filled Home!

17 Lakeside Drive, EMERALD
Price: Sold for $780,000
Property Category: House
Floorplan: View Floorplan


This rustic estate steeped in history being first built in 1891, modernized in the 1930’s-1950’s creating a home of architectural significance, which retains many period features, original rooms that has been adapted to today's contemporary look!
You’re going to love this inspiring home filled with unique historical character and appeal situated on exclusive Lakeside Drive on almost 2 acres of terraced gardens with trees dating over 125 years.The last renovation includes a treehouse suite with an open fireplace downstairs which offers panoramic views of tree fern forest. The home offers 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 4 carparks in varying configurations; a bedroom in a self-contained external cottage perfect for guests or your teenager.
The main house starts with a covered patio for dining or entertaining which leads to the foyer, living room or to a modernised light filled country kitchen, that will appeal to the chef in the family complete with a 110cm Rangemaster Toledo for cooking amazing treats for family and friends. A spacious master bedroom with window view to the Lake, has tall built-in robes. A large lounge/dining open floorplan with a gas heater set in stone wall quarried from the area. French doors open to a study/sunroom sitting zone with stunning 180 degree views of the forest which leads to the newly renovated outdoor entertaining deck; relax under the towering oak tree and take in the abundant local fauna and flora. Extensive stones used externally and internally was locally sourced from nearby Emerald quarry featuring the unique pink hue. Close to iconic Emerald Lake, Emerald Village with all its shops, cafes, primary school, secondary college and a private Steiner school in the locality. Also conveniently located to enjoy all the best of the Dandenong Ranges and Yarra Valley has to offer.A truly amazing and unique home…

Grant Day 0417 565 745 or Bethany Day 0438 844 968
Please note: All property details shown are correct at time of publishing. Some properties may have been sold in the preceding 24 hours and we recommend that you confirm open for inspection times with the listing agent direct or the listing office

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Property Features

• Style: Character
• View: Valley, Bush
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