With a commanding corner position onto Allenby Road, this gracious residence (c1917) benefits from a north facing 855sqm (approx.) garden allotment presenting endless possibilities. The existing home offers exceptional breadth of scope to either further renovate/extend or undertake a major modern facelift to breathe new life into this century-old home (STCA), all within this prime and highly sought-after Canterbury location. Beautifully appointed throughout with an abundance of period features including bay windows, open fireplaces and leadlight windows, the home features an impressive and welcoming formal entrance, flanked by a magnificent formal sitting room and dining room, informal living/meals, Miele/Bosch granite kitchen overlooking the tranquil rear garden, generous main bedroom downstairs and den/4th bedroom. With two additional bedrooms upstairs, sundrenched fitted study, two bathrooms (one on each level), north/west rear garden and garage with access via Allenby Road. Ideally located close to Melbourne's leading schools, Burke Road's exceptional shopping and restaurant precinct, trams, trains and bike trails.