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Sorrento Circa 1886 - A Piece of Brisbane's History. Open Thursday 6.00 to 6.30pm & Saturday 11.00 to 12.00pmProperty ID 1550564After a 16 year love affair with this home, it is time for the owners to pass "Sorrento" on to the next custodian. This Victorian era terrace home is one of the original properties that once lined Edmondstone Street overlooking the park. With a rich history of past owners including a Queensland politician, prominent businessmen and large families.
The grand entry creates a striking first impression, with its imposing red cedar timber staircase, stained glass and timber archways. The generous formal lounge and dining rooms are bathed in natural light from the oversized sash windows. The original pine timber flooring, exposed brick fireplace and 3.5 metre ceilings are a real feature in this room. The large kitchen has bespoke timber cabinetry and European appliances with gas cooking. There is a separate pantry and laundry, another dining/meals area leads out on to the generous patio surrounded by mature trees with a leafy outlook. The lower level has a self contained studio apartment with kitchen, bathroom and courtyard, this has its own separate entry, ideal for teenagers or guests. The upper level has 4 bedrooms, the master having a private balcony, ensuite and walk in robe. Both the 2nd and 3rd bedrooms look towards the city and share the north/east facing balcony, the 4th bedroom features a marble fireplace, another bathroom services this level. Hidden behind a doorway is access into the attic which has extra storage. A quirk of history is the "widows walk" which is a 25m2 roof top terrace with breathtaking 360 degree views from the City over to Mt Coot-tha. The land size is 455m2 with low maintenance gardens, there is rear lane access with undercover garaging for 2 cars.
• Large north/east facing family home
• Living over 3 levels - 5 balconies
• 4 bedrooms - 4 bathrooms - self-contained studio - 2 car garaging
• Air conditioning throughout
• 455m2 of land with low maintenance gardens
• Brisbane State High catchment
Edmondstone Street is ideally situated with West End's array of restaurants, cafes and bars of Boundary Street just minutes away. In the midst of Brisbane's 3 top schools - Brisbane State High, St Laurence's, and Somerville House, also the South Bank Parklands, GOMA, the Queensland Museum and QPAC are all within a short walk. Brisbane CBD is less than 1.5kms away for those seeking an ultra-convenient inner city lifestyle.
Homes like this are very tightly held and rarely offered to the market, this is your opportunity to secure this home for your family to enjoy.
Auction onsite Sunday the 13th of November at 4pm - if not sold prior.
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