House for sale
36 Scott Street,
4 2 2
FOR SALE $1,080,000 - $1,150,000
Timeless Elegance, Contemporary StyleThis timeless home is the one on the street that passers-by stop to admire, wondering what lies beyond the traditional picket fence, the manicured gardens and the beautiful block fronted façade.
Steeped in rich history, it was built in 1876, the first home to be constructed on the crown allotment of 189 acres that was then known as ‘124’; it later became known as 36 Scott Street, after numerous subdivisions of the surrounding land.
The home possesses an array of features that you would expect in a home of such significance. The ceilings are sweeping, the skirtings are high, and the cornices are deep. There are sash windows, a picturesque bay window, picture rails and two fireplaces framed by rich timber mantles; one is wood burning and the other has been converted to gas for added convenience.
Renovated and extended over time, it is the perfect fusion of yesteryear and modern-day convenience. The floorplan caters to a number of scenarios, based on your needs, offering four bedrooms and two bathrooms (the master enjoys its own ensuite) plus a private study/fifth bedroom.
There are dual living areas, both of which meld seamlessly with the homes outdoor spaces, which are as notable as those within. There is an expansive living/dining zone where large windows and French doors allow vistas to the surrounding greenery, plus a sitting area that also enjoys the outdoor delights. The kitchen boasts the perfect blend of timeless charm and contemporary style, offering generous cabinetry, a walk-in pantry and quality appliances that include a SMEG 900mm upright cooktop/oven and a dishwasher. Framed by a brick surround is an original wood stove that reminds us again of the homes vintage and pays tribute to times long gone.
A choice of north facing outdoor spaces ensures there is ample room for quiet relaxation, alfresco dining or entertaining on a grand scale; they are both undercover allowing them to be used through much of the year. One is a decked area where a Japanese Maple and two water features capture your eye whilst adding to the tranquillity of the space. The other is a paved patio with a built in BBQ overlooking lush gardens; these feature a number of different hues and foliage to create a place of interest that changes with the seasons.
Adding an additional layer of appeal is gas ducted heating, split system heating/air-conditioning, stained glass features, a generous laundry with a drying room, good storage options and a two car tandem carport behind electric gates.
The central location is the perfect complement to this outstanding home. You’re zoned to the tightly held Vermont Secondary College and within walking distance of Rangeview Primary School, local buses, Mitcham and Heatherdale train stations, popular cafes, plus open green spaces, walking tracks and sporting reserves. You’re also a short drive to Eastlink, favoured shopping precincts including the recently renovated Eastland and a host of other desirable amenities.
Satisfy your curiosity, inspect this wonderful home and help write its next chapters; it’s a decision you won’t regret.
Last updated: 04:26PM on Sep 24th 2018