One of Brisbane's most impressive character homes, this extraordinary dual-level property is set on an enviable 1,822m2 allotment only six kilometres from the CBD. Commanding stunning views of the city skyline and showcasing beautiful traditional details, the tastefully updated 'Residence Croyde' is like no other you will find.
Originally built in the early 1900s and only passing hands five times previously, the Federation-style home has been beautifully refreshed by award-winning master builder Corella Construction. Still retaining its original charm, the property will impress with its original hoop pine timber floors, 12-foot-high VJ ceilings, pressed metal cornices, leadlight windows, dazzling chandeliers and ornate archways.
On its upper level, you will discover a series of interconnected living spaces that invite you to relax and entertain in sheer luxury.
After ascending the grand external staircase and crossing the exquisite spotted gum front verandah, you will step into the residence's spacious open-plan living and dining room. Presented with a magnificent original fireplace and ample space for hosting guests, this refined area seamlessly flows to an adjoining sitting room and a remarkable galley-style kitchen. Avid cooks and entertainers alike will appreciate exceptional touches like a bespoke island counter, 40-milimetre Caesarstone benchtops, Falcon gas cooktop, an enchanting brick feature wall, tiled splashback and ample cupboard storage.
Promising to be the setting of many unforgettable gatherings, a covered rear timber verandah offers unobstructed city views. Also overlooking the home's attractively landscaped grounds and well-planted gardens, this breezy al fresco area is where you will want to spend time with friends and family, or simply enjoy a glass of wine while admiring the incredible setting.
Finishing the upper level is a lavish parents' retreat that feels utterly private. Also looking out to the iconic skyline, the opulent master bedroom boasts a full-size dressing room, an adjoining study and a designer ensuite with raked VJ ceilings and dual vanities.
There is also second bedroom that is serviced by a stylish main bathroom with an original clawfoot bath, while a further three bedrooms are situated downstairs. Ideal for teenagers or young adults, two feature ensuites, walk-in robes and study nooks.
A generous games room or additional lounge area is yet another brilliant entertaining option families will love. With a second fireplace and a fully-equipped second kitchen, this sensational retreat also links to a temperature-controlled wine cellar, a chic family bathroom, a separate laundry and the home's outdoor entertainment area.
Another marvellous entertaining option residents will love, an expansive fully-fenced rear yard features a glass-framed saltwater swimming pool and a Keope Italian quartz tiled pavilion. Fringed by verdant greenery, this incomparable outdoor area also encompasses sprawling manicured lawns, a romantic firepit and a separate home office or studio.
Featuring a second covered patio, a six-car garage and a double carport, the property spread across five titles also includes plantation shutters, ducted air-conditioning and ceiling fans.
Exhibiting phenomenal street appeal, this unmatched residence is just minutes from a variety of popular cafes, restaurants and shops. Other nearby amenities include the Wembley Park's off-leash dog park, the Norman Park train station, bus stops and Camp Hill Marketplace.
Falling within the Coorparoo State School and Coorparoo Secondary College catchment areas, this exquisite home is also a short drive from Saint Thomas Catholic Primary School, San Sisto College and Anglican Church Grammar School. Do not miss this exciting opportunity - call to arrange an inspection today.