Grand proportions and classic, timeless appeal characterise this magnificent 1920's era colonial Queenslander, set in a prestigious Paddington location.
'Rockbourne' is a spacious, two level property with impressive dimensions. Upon entry the scale of the home is immediately apparent. The front and side verandahs are deep and inviting, a wide central hall leads to large living rooms and there are soaring 13-foot ceilings. It is blessed with an abundance of sought features, including beautiful polished timber floors and original leadlight windows.
A clever facelift has breathed new life into the property and helped to create a very comfortable and stylish family home. The kitchen has new cabinetry, stone benchtops and a large stainless steel cooker, while a huge pantry offers a space for everything. The adjoining dining area has bi-fold doors opening to a comfortable deck and there is easy access to the swimming pool. This property really showcases the best of easy, indoor/outdoor Queenslander living.
There are two large bedrooms on the upper level, both with walk-in storage and the Master also has a sumptuous ensuite, with a striking freestanding bathtub and separate shower. There is a second bathroom, plus a separate powder room and a very practical study nook, offering two workstations.
The lower level is bright and open, with good ceiling height and plenty of storage. There is an informal living room and an additional two bedrooms, both with French doors accessing a covered veranda, which makes a brilliant play space. There is a newly installed bathroom and a separate family sized laundry.
The property has numerous creature comforts. There is split system a/c throughout, plus a timber fireplace for cooler days. There is a large garage with secure parking for four vehicles, plus a workshop and additional storage space. Underneath the home is lockable garden and wine storage.
This is a fabulous home in a well-established, blue chip location. It is just 3km to the CBD and in close proximity to Paddington's vibrant cafes, shops and restaurants. There are numerous private and public schools within easy reach and it sits in the catchment for the highly regarded Ithaca Creek School. This is a superb and beautifully presented home, that will impress now and for years to come.