OLD-WORLD CHARM MEETS ENERGY EFFICIENT HOME WITH FLATLET
Inspired by the charm of a bygone era, this tastefully finished four bedroom family home, which has been conscientiously converted for energy efficiency and is complemented by a self-contained flatlet. The house is split over two levels and encompasses four spacious bedrooms, three neat bathrooms, an open plan dining and kitchen area, two lounges, bar, swimming pool, double garage, domestic accommodation and covered patio for entertaining.
Conveniently located in the sought-after Cowies Hill suburb, the home boasts easy access to the M13 and is part of the proposed Cowies Hill Estate. With its elevated position within a lush terraced garden, the property provides the comfort of additional privacy and security. All this is set behind custom-made security gates and monitored with a high-tech security system including beams and CCTV.
From the double garage, a short trip up a set of stair leads to the main house. With its charmingly pitched gable roof, character stone walled garden and flourishing hedges, the home is delightfully distinct. This quality is enhanced by the inviting entertainment area which consists of a covered slasto patio overlooking the tempting swimming pool and scenic treetop views. French doors lead from the patio into the spacious downstairs living area, which forms the heart of the home. Highlights of this level include lovely French herringbone parquet flooring, moulded cornices, light airy rooms and air-conditioning throughout. The downstairs space features an open plan dining room, currently home to a stylish 12 seater dining table and stainless steel pendant lights, which then flows uninterrupted into the modern kitchen.
With its dark oak counters and contrasting solid wood cabinetry finished in blue, the newly fitted kitchen is perfect for family gatherings and entertaining friends. The room is equipped with a double eye-level oven, space for a double fridge/freezer and a built-in wine rack. Without a doubt, the area's crowning glory is the stunning central island featuring a prep bowl, 5 burner gas stove and breakfast bar, all of which is bathed in natural light from French doors which give access to the back garden.
The Tv lounge, situated off the dining space, is a well-sized, sunlight room featuring an eye-catching wood burning fireplace capped with a solid wood mantel. The lounge has access to the outside entertainment area via French doors. The downstairs is also home to a separate guest toilet, tasteful family bathroom and fabulous solid wood bar with built-in cupboards, window seat and space for pool table or games room.
The sleeping quarters consist of four generous bedrooms. Downstairs is the large master bedroom which boasts abundant old-world charm with its rich parquet flooring, wrought iron chandelier, and beautiful garden views. There is a spacious and light filled ensuite bathroom with granite topped double vanity. The second bedroom is generously sized and features a wall of built-in cupboards. Upstairs there are two large loft-style bedrooms complete with stunning garden views, air-conditioning, convenient built-in closets and access to the neat upstairs bathroom with shower.
With conservation in mind, the house has been installed with solar geysers, JoJo tank water storage system and generator, to ensure optimum energy efficiency and reduce energy costs.
As an incredible added benefit, the property includes a self-contained one bedroom flatlet encompassing an open plan living room, bathroom and kitchenette. The flatlet, with its own separate road entrance through automatic gates, offers super potential as a rental, granny flat or home office.
This home appeals to the astute home buyer looking for a comfortable blend of old world charm, effortlessly entertaining and modern convenience, so book your appointment today.
Custom-made security gates; CCTV system; JoJo Tanks; Solar Powered Geyser; Generator; Bar