House for sale
48 View Street,
Peppermint Grove, WA
5 3 2
FIRST AND FOREMOST IN PEPPERMINT GROVEConstructed in 1893 by William Francis Sayer, Solicitor General from 1903 to 1930, this magnificent limestone home reflects the grandeur and elegance of a bygone era. Steeped in history, it is believed to be the first permanent residence built in Peppermint Grove, an outstanding example of Victorian/Late Colonial Georgian architecture and of significant cultural and historical importance.
Private formal gardens grace the front of the home with a central limestone path, lily pond, manicured lawns and hedges, beautiful peppermint trees and borders bursting with native plants.
Original character and authenticity blend perfectly with modern renovation in this expansive 5 bedroom 3 bathroom family home. Wide wraparound verandahs, 4m ceilings, floor to ceiling sash windows and French doors, 4 ornate (original) fireplaces, deep architraves and skirtings, intricate ceiling roses, Georgian arched hallways and warm jarrah floors sit easily alongside contemporary open plan spaces featuring marble, stone and stainless steel.
Two elegant bedrooms open from the hallway â?? a luxurious master suite and elegant marble en-suite with central freestanding soaker bath, open shower, built in cabinetry, plantation shutters and dressing room. Opposite, a second large bedroom with French doors opens to the gorgeous wisteria covered verandah.
Expansive family living spaces span the rear with sunlit open plan kitchen, living area and dining room opening out to glorious gardens. Entertain a crowd on the magnificent limestone terrace and dine alfresco under the trees. Step down to rolling lawns, a pristine pool and there's a workshop, garage plus space for a boat or trailer.
There's a third generous bedroom, chic marble powder room, a lovely formal living room, a sleek modern kitchen with stone counters, white cabinetry and European appliances, plus a large laundry and underground wine cellar.
Upstairs are two further generous sized bedrooms with walk in robes, a study and two bathrooms â?? one with shower/WC and the other with a bath.
Perfectly located between the glorious Swan River and magnificent Indian Ocean, walking distance to boutique shops, restaurants and cafÃ©s on Napoleon St, with easy access to Claremont, Fremantle and the city and close to the best public and private schools in Perth.
A splendid landmark residence in the tranquil heart of Peppermint Grove with a remarkable lifestyle on offer, with a magnificent opportunity to enhance and add your own signature to this home's extensive and notable history.
Last updated: 01:36AM on Aug 18th 2017