House for sale
87 James Street,
New Farm, QLD
4 3 2
For Sale By Negotiation
A family home with multiple living/work optionsNestled in the thick of the action on James Street but close enough to the tranquil amenities of New Farm Park and Brisbane River Walk, this recently renovated worker's cottage has been lovingly revitalized to offer living versatility.
Designed by the renowned architect, Shane Marsh, the home is now an opportunity, to not only reside in but to manipulate and bend to suit both your needs and wants.
Downstairs has various living/work (income) options which is perfect in today's fast changing landscape. Your options include AirBnB, a self-contained space for an au pair, a break out zone for your parents or visitors and of course running your business or perhaps businesses. There are separate and secure entry points for access or parking, which makes living or running a business a breeze.
The main room or second living/media room is fitted with funky interchangeable colour LED lighting obtainable at the flick of a switch. Plumbing is ready to go for your home bar or home office kitchenette and a further powder room is adjacent. Stepping through the naturally light filled studio/office sees you capture the unique back garden /carport and the spacious fourth (4th) master bedroom, provides ample cupboard space and entry to the front luscious courtyard.
Upstairs is all about living and capturing the city views and sunsets. The open plan kitchen contains finishes of Italian Eco Marmi Maximum Innovative bench tops, butler's pantry, NEFF induction cook top, steam combination oven and a conventional oven along with generous storage space, guaranteeing both functionality and the ability to entertain. Sliding doors open this space further and embrace the atmosphere with a perfectly sized 'Juliette' balcony, with sitting bar awaits. Sit, sip and people watch from your private balcony.
Moving into the original cottage area, the formal dining room captures views towards the city through a perfectly positioned glass observational window. The main lounge is intimate for medium sized family. Three bedrooms all with built-in-robes are roomy, light and bright. The main bathroom is spacious and functional, fitted with a rare 'Renaissance' cast iron double hip, claw foot bath and quality of fittings.
The main garage / carport affords enough space for two cars with room for a further two cars to be parked off the street. This ample car accommodation I cannot stress is rare and invaluable to both your family and or business.
The gardens are lovingly mature and set the tone of ease and ambiance. Blue stone pavers are featured, as are textured walls with Bonsai's, old forgotten but now rejuvenated stumps break the facade and work perfectly with all the other materials throughout the home - inside and out.
Absolutely secure, positioned in an elevated corner of New Farm. This home is truly a one off and it's an honour and pleasure to be part of it's history.
Last updated: 09:27AM on Mar 20th 2018