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338-340 Halifax Street, Adelaide, SA 5000

Auction ($1,295,000) 13/03/21 at 11am (USP)Sold on February 25, 2021
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Historic Bluestone Bay Window Villa with North Facing Garden

Auction Location: on site. This splendid Bluestone Bay Window villa, with potential for up to five bedrooms, in Halifax Street is sensationally located just a few steps from the peaceful East Parklands with its extensive walking and cycling trails coupled with close proximity to vibrant shops and restaurants lining Hutt Street. Providing an incredible opportunity to acquire a large character laden home on 369sqm approx., it is currently disposed as three bedrooms, a library, music room and an expansive open plan living room overlooking a north facing rear garden . Boasting valuable off street car parking and sensationally situated within walking distance of the CBD, the Central Market, public transport, shops, supermarkets and restaurants, several schools including CBC, Pulteney Grammar, Uni SA and the University of Adelaide, be assured this home will attract a myriad of buyers including families, downsizers and business couples. With its inherent list of highly desirable Victorian era features including gorgeous stained glass and leadlight, a beautiful bay window, tessellated tile verandah, high ceilings, a central glass atrium, elaborate ceiling roses and cornices and unpainted, original wide architraves, doors and doorframes this home is packed with potential to decorate to your heart's desire and reap the rewards. The bluestone villa, built in 1900, a year before Federation, has heritage listing and is one of the largest historic row houses in Halifax Street. It has a versatile floorplan that includes a blend of formal and informal living spaces, a library, three bedrooms, two bathrooms and a private back garden with off street carparking accessed via Tomsey Lane. The owners have installed ducted evaporative air conditioning and hydronic heating throughout the home and there are solar panels on the roof. Behind a pretty front traditional wooden paling style fence and a substantial 11m approx wide frontage, a pathway through the fragrant rose garden leads to the tessellated tiled verandah and front door which is surrounded by original leadlight dating back more than a century. The current owners have enjoyed sitting on this verandah to watch the world go by. They have also enjoyed the sunlight that spills through the bay window of the front room, which the vendors use as a music room. It has a gas fire surrounded by a stunning black marble mantlepiece. On the other side of the central hallway is the first of three bedrooms although there is potential to accommodate up to five bedrooms if you don't need a music room and library. It has built-in cupboards and a large picture window to the front garden. Further down the hall, the main bedroom includes an ensuite bathroom with a frameless glass bay window above the vanity unit. Like the first bedroom, the third bedroom has built-in wardrobes. The main bathroom, conveniently positioned in the centre of the home close to all the living areas and bedrooms, has travertine marble tiles and a large spa bath. Behind the front four rooms is a spectacular library room that could also be used as a formal dining room, study or home office. A wall of north facing glass and a set of French doors from the library opens into a garden atrium that brings sunshine and fresh air into this room throughout the year. The library also looks through this open green space to the casual dining and living room and has extended views to the back garden which is filled with colourful flowering perennials and shrubs. The glass atrium acts as a light well between the traditional front and conservatory style back part of the home and the living room has a fabulous wall of glass that extends into the ceiling overlooking the back garden and the adjacent kitchen. Striking with its black benches and white joinery, the kitchen includes a host of cupboards and drawers as well as overheads. A ceramic sink has been built into an island bench that divides the kitchen from the casual dining and living area. A door from the kitchen leads into the laundry which could be utilised as a butler's pantry. The laundry also has direct access to the back garden. It is quite exceptional to find a house in the CBD with such a large rear garden - large enough to include mature trees, a garden shed, an alfresco brick paved dining area and provision for off street parking via Tomsey Lane. Auction: Saturday 13th March at 11am on site (unless sold prior) ($1,295,000) OFFER FORM LINK https://forms.gle/g54CrMzmyN387SzA8 CT: 5265/35 Council: City of Adelaide Council Rates: $2,991.70pa (approx) Water Rates: $253.79pq (approx) We welcome you to contact Chrissy Esau to arrange a private viewing. Our office has implemented precautionary measures for the safety of our Vendors, you and our agents. Open inspections follow the relevant social distancing and capacity guidelines. We appreciate your patience and understanding. LJ Hooker Kensington | Unley provide a service called Auction Pay which allows you to pay your deposit online, on the spot at Auction, rather than having the hassle of arranging payment by cheque. Please contact Chrissy Esau to find out more about this service. The Vendor's Statement (Form 1) will be available for perusal by members of the public:- (A) at the office of the agent for at least 3 consecutive business days immediately preceding the auction; and (B) at the place at which the auction is to be conducted for at least 30 minutes immediately before the auction commences. RLA 275279

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A Splendid Bluestone Bay Window Villa

Historic Bluestone Bay Window Villa with North Garden. This gorgeous Bluestone Bay Window villa, with a capacity for up to five bedrooms, in Halifax Street is fantastically located just a few steps from the peaceful East Parklands with its extensive walking and cycling trails and close proximity to vibrant shops and restaurants on Hutt Street. Providing an incredible opportunity to acquire a large, 369sqm home, it is currently divided into three bedrooms, a library, a music room, and an expansive open plan living room with a north-facing rear garden. To arrange a private viewing please do not hesitate in contacting Chrissy Esau of LJ Hooker - Kensington/Unley.

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Bathrooms: 2
Bedrooms: 4
Land Area: 369 m2
Ensuites: 1
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