From humble beginnings in the 1920’s this beautiful character home was hewn from the local Mountain Ash, and the waxed patina on the polished hardwood floors and mill sawn marks through the weatherboards offer a glimpse of the original charm, often sought yet rarely found.
Heritage wire fencing and elegant gates welcome guests at the entry off Falls road to either meander through the garden and vine covered arbours, or enter the auto gates down the long sweeping driveway. Welcomed by steeply pitched gables protruding over weeping cherries and climbing roses framing the classic country residence- straight off the cover of Country Homes magazine! French doors open into a wide entry revealing views through the lounge/dining room window beyond the wide covered veranda to Silvan Reservoir and the Warburton Ranges. A fireplace mantle houses the essential wood fire in the most beautiful room to curl up in Winter and relax with sumptuous carpet underfoot. A split barn door leads to a bespoke farmhouse kitchen sympathetically renovated adding creature comforts including a 900mm Ilve range, Miele dishwasher, with butlers sink, tapware and handles all tasteful heritage touches. The mellow timber boards contrast with a French Provincial décor of whites and earthy tones to the living and meals with a box bay window seat protruding over the front porch entry connecting with the garden.
Two double bedrooms on the lower level and main bathroom are quietly placed down a hall, while a spacious home office or guest room is conveniently accessed off the main entry. Adjacent the staircase leads to the perfect retreat or 3rd living zone highlighted by gabled ceilings, sash windows and divine day bed to ensure the ultimate in relaxed living. The Master suite is accessed via a passage with his and hers walk in robes either side and an elegant spacious ensuite complete this wing. The quaint 4th bedroom is perfect as a nursery, offering lots of storage
Abundant light from a North- Easterly aspect and ever-changing skies will leave you breathless. Externally, wide verandas front and rear create peaceful places to ponder and appreciate the colour of the seasons and stunning landscaping with defined areas of stone paving framing outdoor zones for all year round entertaining. A swim spa is tucked privately to the side while a separately fenced rear paddock for playing with the kids or the family pets to roam enhances this wonderful property. Full access at the rear of the acreage (via Warwick Road) is also available. Ample car accommodation and workshop are easily accessed while storage beneath the home is aplenty.
Undoubtedly this character home epitomises hills living at its finest, clearly loved by its current owners it now awaits the next caretaker to enjoy the heart and soul these magnificent homes seem to magically emit. Wycefn will delight the senses in every respect from the moment you walk through her gates, inspection is simply essential.
Inclusions- Water Tank, Solar Panels, Fire Bunker, Gas Ducted Heating, Split Systems, Fully fenced, Fridge.
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