IF you’re after a “character home”, this Mt Lawley property could be the perfect fit.
Nestled behind hedging and a bank of trees, there’s a bit of a secret garden vibe as you walk towards the leadlight front door.
The manicured front garden adds to the fairytale feel and it all makes for a charming entry statement.
But this is no tiny cottage, with the three bedroom one bathroom home situated on a 513sqm block.
It’s got all the heritage bells and whistles including vintage fireplaces, polished jarrah floorboards and decorative cornicing.
The owners are clearly art lovers, going by the numerous prints and paintings hanging on the walls.
It complements the vintage feel of the home, especially in the lounge where a large landscape frames the fireplace and dark wooden floors.
There’s also a retro pinball machine in the lounge, reinforcing the feeling that the owners liked their unique touches.
Things get decidedly modern in the lovely kitchen, where stainless steel contrasts with white cupboards and black benchtops, creating a cool, sleek vibe.
There’s also a built-in pantry cupboard and plenty of appliances including a gas cooktop and dishwasher.
One of the highlights of this home is the huge bank of bi-fold doors in the open plan dining/lounge room, which flood the area with natural light and provide a seamless connection to the shaded alfresco in the back garden.
Out here there’s a stylish pizza oven couched in limestone and an array of potted plants, olive trees, and flowers in raised garden beds.
The garden is super low maintenance and there’s also a built-in kitchenette and servery window for added convenience.
It’s a lovely area to entertain and would be a great on a summer’s night.
The main bedroom is a thing of beauty with the bed framed by a beautiful arched window.
It’s a great spot to relax and there’s a chandelier above the bed.
The home includes a single garage with additional off-street parking, air conditioning and a gas bayonet in the dining room.
Situated on Whatley Crescent, you are a few streets away from all the delights of the Swan River foreshore including Bardon Park, and close to all the pubs, cafes and restaurants in the Maylands Eighth Avenue precinct.
With Mount Lawley train station and numerous bike paths so close-by, the owner doesn’t even bother with a car.
This a lovely character home in a great locale.
Home open today (Saturday May 1) 1pm-1:30pm
Buyers over $789,000
64 Whatley Crescent, Mt Lawley
ACTON Mt Lawley 9272 2488 Carlos Lehn 0478 927 017