Set with a wonderful central location and stately elevation at the northern end of Japan Street and boasting picturesque Albert park just around the corner providing wonderful sporting facilities and walking tracks - this is the ideal family home or absolute retirement perfection! This historic home complete with extension to achieve a wonderful second story capturing views over Warrnambool city and views to the Southern Ocean and Lady Bay beyond.
Perfectly set on an expansive allotment of just over 700sqm with predominantly a front garden of landscaped lawn expanses, box hedging, roses and all softly sheltered with a Warrnambool sandstone feature fence.
The home built in the 1870's is complete with ornate period features including 3.8m ceilings, ceiling roses, lead light windows, elaborate archways, baltic pine floor boards and ornamental fire places creating a welcoming and charming finish.
A formal entrance hall welcomes you to the home, with show piece merbau stair case and lead lighting a feature. A lounge opens from entrance and is a spacious living room complete with a striking archway flowing to an open bay window with stunning sandstone feature walls, lead light, slow combustion wood heater and extensive windows flooding the room with natural light
The kitchen is a delightful feature of the home with baltic pine cabinetry, island bench, tiled splash back, excellent storage and quaint leadlight windows. French doors open to a well sized dining room with ornamental fireplace, ceiling rose, picture rail and feature window also accessible from the homes entrance hall.
Two bedrooms are located down stairs and each have wonderful ornamental features of baltic floor boards, soaring ceilings and ornamental fire places. Adjacent to bedrooms is the family bathroom complete with separate shower, claw foot bath, toilet and vanity with a ornate period finish.
Feature central stair case, with midway landing and stunning leadlight window feature leads to second living area and two further bedrooms and a second family bathroom complete with a relaxing corner spa and a separate toilet. The bedrooms are spacious and have a carpet finish, built in robes and lovely feature windows.
French doors open to large second living area capturing views across Warrnambool City and to the Lady Bay and Southern Ocean beyond.
The homes laundry is expansive and opens to a private rear courtyard, a single car garage is accessed from side grove access complete with workshop, storage area and additional toilet.
The has been lovingly restored by the current owners and offers very functional living with period features creating a lovely welcoming feel , central gas heating also creates year round comfort. Enjoy idyllic central living with Albert Park just around the corner.
Elevated, historic and beautifully presented - inspection will impress!
701 Square Mtr