A modern view

A ROW of frangipanis form a sweet-scented guard of honour at this View Street home in North Perth.

Tucked behind a 1930s cottage on a subdivided block, this two-storey abode is somewhat of a surprise, with a fresh contemporary facade, featuring white rendered walls and slender, chocolate-brown brick.

The entire three-bedroom property is bathed in light, courtesy of a plentitude of huge windows, and the moment you step inside you are greeted by blackbutt honey-gold floors, crisp white walls, and timber stairs with mauve, green and white-patterned tiles.

One of the bedrooms is on the ground floor, and an adjacent powder room with a shower makes it perfect for guests.

Elegant and stylish, the dining/living/kitchen is an entertainer’s delight, with wide open spaces.

Limestone walls

Stainless steel appliances, a walk-in-pantry and a sweep of soft grey and white-flecked stone bench tops, including a breakfast bar, ensure cooking up a storm is a breeze.

Slide back the bank of glass doors onto the alfresco area and it’s party time.

High limestone walls, lush greenery, a small patch of grass for the kids and a timber deck make this a delightful spot, whether entertaining or simply enjoying down time on the weekend.

An electric awning offers shelter from the blazing sun, or open it at the push of a button when warming rays are needed on cooler days.

The second-level main bedroom is a generous space with a dressing room and en suite, with floor to ceiling white tiles and a Caesarstone vanity.

The home is air conditioned but good design means things are cool without it.

It’s a short walk to the Angove and Fitzgerald Street cafe strips, and the centre of Perth is a 15 minute bus ride away.

by JENNY D’ANGER

46A View Street, North Perth
$920,000–$1.1 million
John Page
0412 953 834
Woodville Property
9268 8999

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