Light-filled and luxurious, this captivating period residence presents an idyllic family lifestyle opportunity with its surprisingly spacious floorplan, premium features and unrivalled location in Essendon's elite schools precinct. Beyond the landscaped front garden and gorgeous facade, discover an inviting interior comprising four generous bedrooms (all with robes) and two modern bathrooms - both with heated towel rails and floor-to-ceiling tiles. Add to this a formal lounge with gas-log fireplace, spacious living room and open dining area complemented by a stylish stone-bench kitchen with timber cabinetry, ample cupboard space, Miele dishwasher and Siemens cooking appliances (pyrolytic oven and induction cooktop). Other highlights of the home include ducted heating and split-system air conditioning, alarm, custom lighting, plantation shutters and solid timber floors, towering ceilings, large laundry and excellent storage throughout. Step outside to a paved entertaining area complete with mains-connected BBQ and integrated bar fridge, expansive backyard garden with high fences for added privacy, irrigation front and rear, handy shed as well as front off-street parking with remote-control gate. Walking distance to PEGS, Lowther Hall and St Columba's College, it's also close to Clarinda Park, Rose Street cafes and Essendon Station, as well as easy access to Puckle Street's vibrant shopping precinct. An exceptional lifestyle in one of Essendon's most exclusive pockets!