Heritage enthusiasts and modern families will delight in this restored Victorian cottage retaining coveted hallmarks of its era and occupying a landscaped corner allotment of 1,058sqm (approx.). Located in Malmsbury’s sweet spot, the address is strolling distance to the village centre, Botanic Gardens and the train station.
A feature dry stone wall welcomes you to the property. Admire the Mediterranean style front garden where established silver leafed olives frame the home.
Substantial proportions and beautiful details are commanding of attention from the onset. Enjoy your morning coffee under the elevated bullnose wrap around veranda with decorative iron lacework.
Inside, the wide central hallway, boasting 11-foot-high ceilings and Baltic pine floors separates 4 generous bedrooms in the traditional style of this period. Two are robed and all feature double hung sash windows. Note the hydronic heating and additional glazing that features throughout for light and views.
The spacious family bathroom has been updated to include a deep bath, separate shower and timber topped vanity and a laundry with excellent storage has also been incorporated into the design.
The rear of the home opens to the living space with split system cooling and an ambient wood heater sitting on a feature piece of Castlemaine slate. White cabinetry and tiles in the kitchen contrast beautifully against the warm timber benchtops and there is a 900mm electric oven with a gas cooktop, a dishwasher, large fridge nook and an island bench with a stone surface.
A second living space to the left flows via a set of French doors to the extensive decked area, ideal for larger gatherings.
Beyond, settled gardens and considered alfresco spaces including the elevated fire pit with views over Malmsbury further add to the property’s appeal. Tall oaks provide shady reprieve and native plantings attract the birdlife. There are fruit trees to harvest from and elderflower, grasses and herbs also have their place.
The home sits on new stumps, has been rewired, freshly painted and well insulated ensuring it will stand proud for generations to come.
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