Magnificent Family Home Adjacent to Arboretum
This classic colonial home has been elegantly curated over time, combining classic features with modern design elements to create an immaculately presented family home. Located on the desirable high side of Sherwood, the elevated residence overlooks the Sherwood Arboretum, affording extensive views over the park from the substantial wrap-around verandah. The magnificent character home displays an impressive facade, resting on an impressive 890 square metre allotment on two titles.
Within walking distance is the esteemed St Aidans Anglican Girls School. Corinda and Sherwood Railway Stations and Sherwood Central Shopping Mall, with cafes, restaurants and boutiques all nearby. This unique property is less than 12km to Brisbane CBD, affording a highly convenient inner-city position with the tranquillity of your own peaceful paradise.
Designed to take advantage of the idyllic Australian lifestyle, the indoor and outdoor living areas flow seamlessly, benefiting from calming north-easterly breezes throughout. Welcoming you through the grand entryway, the four generous bedrooms are positioned off an elongated hallway that guides you through to the entertaining and living areas of the home. Presenting high ceilings with picture rails, doorways with ornate fretwork, breezeways, VJ walls and gloss finish timber floors.
The generous kitchen and casual living/dining area feature both casement and sash windows creating a light and spacious atmosphere. The kitchen incorporates plenty of bench space with a built-in pantry and a servery window onto the verandah. Off the kitchen is a powder room and internal laundry with access to a leafy private courtyard at the rear of the home, a perfect place to unwind and reflect. Central to the home is the lounge room featuring an ornate fireplace and connecting to a sitting room that separates the study and main bathroom incorporating a walk-in shower and luxurious bathtub.
The lavish master bedroom boasts views over the park from a seated bay window and includes a spacious walk-through wardrobe and ensuite with a decorative leadlight window. The second bedroom also affords access to the verandah and a picture-perfect bay window, also with views over the park. Bedrooms three and four host built-in wardrobes, with bedroom four also featuring a built-in desk and verandah access through French doors.
Underneath the home is a carport that will comfortably accommodate two vehicles, two large lockable storage spaces, a possible workshop and an undercroft plus plenty of room in the driveway for additional vehicles. The well-kept gardens frame the home, offering both front and rear yards where there is room for a pool*. There is additional visitor parking across the road at the Arboretum, where you will find playgrounds, BBQ areas and walking trails adjacent to the Brisbane River.
Situated in a tight-knit community, the prestigious property is positioned within the Sherwood State School and Corinda State High School catchments, within close proximity of St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School and Christ the King Primary School. Much loved by the current owners for the past 15 years, the convenience of the locale, native wildlife and verandah overlooking the park are listed among their many favourite attributes of living in this well-maintained family home.
Please phone Anna Samios for further information on 0404 479 979
*Subject to council approval
- 4 bed
- 2 bath
- 2 Parking Spaces
- Land is 890 m²
- 2 Carport
- Built In Robes
- Outdoor Entertaining
- polished timber floors