Rarely does a home boast such a seamless blend of elegant period allure with an impressive contemporary finish, as is the case with this truly exceptional family home. Beyond its captivating street presence with wrought iron fence, tessellated tile entrance and tuck-pointed-brick Edwardian façade, the generously proportioned and light-filled interior comprises an expansive open plan extension with well-appointed kitchen (stone bench tops, integrated Miele dishwasher and AGA industrial oven) overlooking the dining and living zones that flow into to the north-facing outdoor deck and tremendous established rear garden oasis with fragrant citrus trees and outdoor shed, large formal sitting room, 4 bedrooms with BIRs, home office/library (B/I desk and bookshelves), upstairs retreat, both storeys with a central bathroom and powder room, storage room/wine closet, separate laundry with linen press and roof storage. Surrounded by attractive period homes, the location enjoys an idyllic family lifestyle with Yarra Bend Parklands at the end of the street and is just a short stroll to Westgarth Village cafes and cinema, Clifton Hill train station, Queens Parade and Smith Street shops and trams, Edinburgh Gardens, Fitzroy North Village and a number of excellent schools. Features include high ceilings and polished timber floors throughout, original OFPs, hydronic heating and air-conditioning. Land size 600m2 approx.