French chic in Garden Suburb TweetFacebook House of the week 14 Whalan Street, Garden Suburb +1514 Whalan Street, Garden Suburb MORE GALLERIES
facebookSHAREtwitterTWEETemailwhatsappcommentCommentsFrom the distinctive feature staircase to the chandeliers adorning thebedroom ceilings, a taste forthe finer things and a love of French provincial have guided the transformation of this home at Garden Suburb.
The current owners have put their own stamp on the property since they purchased it in 2009, but it was originally built in the 1960s.
“They’ve certainly put a lot of love into it,” agent Gary Jones of Creer Property said.
Positionedon a quarter of an acre block, the backyard comescomplete with a saltwater infinity pool, established fruit trees and an organic vegetable garden.
Mr Jones said itcould be best described as “country living in the city.”
“The backyard is like something you would use for a wedding but you’re only a kilometre from the bypass,” he said.
“There’s also multiple living areas and great entertaining decks on the top and bottom levels.”
The home itself can comfortably accommodate a large family, with four bedrooms andthe option for a fifth bedroom conversion. The master boasts stunning French doors paired with a wrought iron balcony.
The kitchen features pendant lighting and granite benchtops, while a highlight of the lounge room is a fan-forced modern combustion fireplace.
The designer bathroom is as-new, with leadlight windows and a claw bathtub.The owners have also created a Hansel and Gretel-style cubby house, complete with a ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ vine.
Mr Jones said the owners are empty nesters who are planning on a sea change.
HOUSE OF THE WEEK
14 Whalan Street, Garden Suburb
4 bedrooms 2 bathroom 4 garage
Auction:Wednesday May 3 @ 5pm
Agent: Creer Property Charlestown
Contact: Gary Jones on 4904 8400 or Mathew Wilkin on 0432 072 598