A serene sanctuary is created at this peaceful, four bedroom plus studio, period home ideally suited to relaxed family living on a spacious block of approx. 475m2. Wonderfully located for easy public transport or a stroll to Sydney Road, Lygon Street, restaurants and numerous cafes, this distinctive home offers a charming lounge, kitchen/meals and large deep verandah with tranquil fishponds. A loft bedroom retreat features a balcony and city views, the studio's a fifth bedroom hideaway amidst the lush garden, and in addition to baltic floorboards, multiple leadlights, exquisite fireplaces and other original features there's ducted heating, extensive roof storage and potential for OSP. Instantly appealing to families and with a brilliant location this home has it all.