FUNKY industrial architecture and clever use of space ensure this two-storey North Perth home has oodles of livability and appeal.
Despite being on busy Charles Street, as you close the front door and step inside, it’s whisper quiet.
Polished concrete floors contrast perfectly with crisp white walls, a theme you’ll find throughout this three-bedroom abode.
Two double bedrooms, with built-in-robes, are on the ground floor.
The main is a generous second-level parents’ retreat, with a ceiling that follows the slant of the skillion roof.
The spacious en suite has his-and-hers showers and vanities, and there’s a walk-in-robe/dressing room and a sitting area/study.
Back on the ground floor, the living spaces are light and bright thanks to a heap of large windows and two-sets of doors, leading onto the alfresco.
White bench tops in the kitchen contrast with a heap of grey cupboards and drawers and a floor-to-ceiling double pantry.
The huge stove is on legs, making cleaning up spills easy, and there’s a glass splashback and dishwasher.
A central island breakfast bar is perfect for dinner guests to lean on, vino in hand, chatting to the host, while last-minute meal preparations are done.
Then head out to the covered alfresco and enjoy the fruits of the chef’s labour, and Perth’s gorgeous summer nights.
Because of the 355sqm lot, the garden is minimalist, but there’s a swathe of grass for kids to play on, and the addition of garden beds, some creepers and a deciduous tree, would really brighten things up.
There’s a great local cafe only eight minutes walk away and the vibrant Angove Street strip can be reached after a short drive.
The freeway is close by and it’s a 10-minute trip in the car to the city.
Or if you’re feeling fit, it’s a mere 14 minutes by bike.
by JENNY D’ANGER
395 Charles Street, North Perth
EOI over $699,000
0419 928 467