22 Alice Street,
Croydon North, VIC
Beautiful Home In Idyllic SurroundsBoasting generously proportioned accommodation and breathtaking views to the Dandenong Ranges, this stunning home in idyllic surrounds will be hard to forget.
Enjoying a prized position in a quiet no-through road, the rendered abode is surrounded by lush gardens, making for a picture perfect first impression; but rest assured, once inside, the sentiment will continue. A wonderful mixture of natural materials and earthen tones meld seamlessly to create a tranquil feeling throughout the fully renovated home, which is well zoned for comfortable family living.
The central nucleus is an expansive living/dining space with a striking wood burning fireplace; surrounded by stacked slate, it makes both an eye-catching and functional feature. From here, you have easy access to the homes other zones.
On either side there are two sizeable bedrooms; one side has two robed bedrooms that share use of a modern fully tiled bathroom whilst the other side enjoys a more unique set up. One of the bedrooms is currently being utilized as private study; with a separate entry door from the homes verandah, it’s the ideal place to run a home-based business if desired.
The final bedroom is the large master suite that offers a well-equipped walk in robe and a luxurious ensuite bathroom with indulgent features that include a deep oval spa tub, and a double shower with twin shower heads.
An entertainer’s kitchen will continue to impress. The space is flanked by an abundance of cabinetry and offers a central island bench which is the ideal place for casual meals. It also includes Caesarstone benchtops, glass splashbacks and quality stainless-steel appliances that include a two drawer Fisher and Paykel dishwasher and an 900mm Blanco upright cooktop and oven.
Completing this level is a significant family room; the sunken space features reclaimed timber floors and an aesthetically pleasing barrel-vaulted ceiling, creating another bespoke talking point within this noteworthy home.
Double sliding doors open to a wrap-around balcony; it is at this point that the beauty of the vistas on offer are fully revealed, as is the magnitude of the yard below. Here, lush grass and landscaped gardens that offer a variety of green foliage’s blend to create an area that is a rare find in today’s housing market. The vast space which occupies part of the prime allotment of 1,098sqm approx. also has a number of fruit trees which include lemon, lime, fig and kumquat, making an appealing edible landscape. The generosity of the space also means there is room for a swimming pool or other additions should they be desired (STCA).
The home is completed by a large laundry with excellent storage options, a walk in linen press, a powder room and an oversized remote entry double garage allowing room for a workshop or additional storage solutions. Additional attributes that enhance the indoors include gas ducted heating, evaporative cooling, large windows and high ceilings with square set cornicing, deep skirtings, original Baltic pine floorboards and surround sound wiring.
Outside, gas plumbing for your BBQ, outdoor plantation shutters to aid privacy when relaxing or entertaining on the balcony, a 27,000-litre water tank with dual pumps plus plenty of room for additional off-street parking.
The location is highly sought and within close proximity of desirable amenities that include local buses with rail links, a number of shopping precincts, open green spaces such as Birts Hill and Warrien Reserves plus a variety of exceptional public and private schools like Luther College, Yarra Valley Grammar, The Rudolph Steiner School, Tintern Grammar, Good Shepherd Primary, Croydon Hills Primary and the new campus of Melba College.
The combination of location, land and a remarkable family home make this a property that will create excitement amongst astute buyers, so plan your inspection without delay and avoid disappointment.