Magical Art Deco Home
15 RAILWAY TERRACE, CHELTENHAM
AUCTION THIS COMING SATURDAY 29/5 AT 11.30 AM
For the families who especially appreciate the Art Deco Era, this charming Circa 1935 Art Deco home nestled in among a magical `Alice in Wonderland' type of front garden where children can play hide and seek; a mixture of green trees and shrubs with natural paths leading through the greenery to a pretty art deco portico; this delightful home could be just what you are looking for. Set on a large corner allotment of approx. 940m2, this classic home with some lovely original features offers 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and a double auto carport plus a half garage/workshop. Freshly painted throughout with glossy timber floors; this home is ready to move into. The property will indeed appeal to families desiring a larger allotment with a great garden ideal for family events, parties or perhaps football enthusiasts with Alberton Oval nearby, commuters wanting railway transport to the CBD or investors with future development in mind (STCC).
Art Deco Brick Home set on a large approx. 940m2 pretty allotment.
Step inside the charming Art Deco Portico to the polished timber floor hallway, a central feature which leads to the rear of the property.
Left of the hallway is a large lounge graced with original curved glass feature windows, a `Hoyts Theatre' style ceiling/cornices, polished timber flooring, period lights, ducted cooling and an art deco sandstone edge fireplace with a Rinnai gas heater. A single door off the lounge leads to a light filled 3rdh bedroom/study/sewing room with period windows.
Accessed also off the lounge (via etched art deco French glass doors) is the formal dining area with a wall r/c air conditioner, ducted cooling, timber floors and a skylight. Another set of French glass doors leads from the formal dining to a southern outside covered entertaining/ barbecue area.
Next still on the left side of the home, the kitchen/dine area overlooks the side/rear garden and offers a dishwasher, pantry, gas hotplates and an electric oven. Some period features have been retained - original kitchen tiles and a quirky nook used in the by gone era for the delivery of milk and bread.
At the front of the home on the right side of the central hallway is the main King size front bedroom which again has timber floors and attractive Art Deco feature windows plus a good size ensuite to suit the period. (The ensuite being added at a later date by taking up the rear half of a front garage under main roof with the other half front garage now used as a workshop).
Next is the main bathroom which is delightfully Art Deco with all original features including cream coloured tiles, bath, shower alcove and pedestal basin with terrazzo floor, all in very good condition.
The second bedroom is queen size with a built-in wardrobe and looks out to a courtyard on the north side of the home.
At the rear of the home opposite the kitchen is the large laundry which leads past the 2nd toilet to a 4th bedroom/study/hobby room with lots of light. This 4th bedroom has an external door which leads into the enclosed north side courtyard.
The large backyard is great for family activities with its pretty green trees, shrubs and lawn area; also great for pets and has been used several times for charitable fund raising. A paved high gabled carport with double auto doors accessed from Colston Street adds to the backyard charm.
EXTRAS: Ducted evap. cooling, a solar hot water system, plus 16 solar panels reducing the power bills. Polished timber floors throughout. Water tanks, garden shed.
Owners have advised that the steel windows have been replaced with aluminum frames except for the feature Art Deco curved windows. A white ant check has also been carried out for the benefit of future purchasers.
Be swept away by this home's endless charm and garden magic as have been its present owners for the past 22 happy years. Now is the right time for them to downsize and move on, thereby giving a new family the great opportunity to experience the benefits and love this special home has to offer.
For more information phone Stephanie Thorpe 0438 084...