"The Gables" - light-filled and luxurious, this period prize delivers an enviable inner-urban family environment of style and substance with its stunning renovations, designer extension and exclusive Essendon location. Beyond the distinctive gabled verandah and Hawthorn-brick facade, the home presents a fabulous fusion of classic and contemporary comprising four generous bedrooms (all with robes), deluxe ensuite and main bathroom, expansive open-plan living/dining area enhanced by a superb stone-top kitchen with soft-close cabinetry, Ilve appliances and ample cupboard space. Other stand-out features include hydronic heating (including bathroom towel rails) and split-system a/c, ducted vacuum, alarm, high ceilings, integrated audio, study alcove with built-in workstation, large laundry and excellent storage options. Step outside to a bluestone-paved al-fresco entertaining area and expansive backyard with established gardens, as well as workshop, studio/storeroom and gated driveway with tandem double carport. Walking distance to Pascoe Vale Road trams, Albion Street cafes and Montgomery Park, easy access to Queens Park, Puckle Street shops and popular schools (zoned to Strathmore SC). Land approx 605sqm. Perfect family living!