Mid-century dream house with huge potential in superb Location
A dream come true for lovers of mid-century or those with aspirations of creating an amazing light-filled contemporary home. This property ticks the boxes for elevation, light, northerly aspect, potential views, and bushland back drop. Architect designed and built in 1956, the home sits on approximately 1700 m2 with a wide frontage of more than 37 metres, this offering spells ‘opportunity’. Bring the wish list and the design tools and explore several options Renovate and extend on the original block, build large brand new, or possibly treat the allotment as a blank canvas to redevelop (STCC).
Appealing to the lovers of all things of the era, the home presents with split level living spaces, extensive glass and timber, original cabinetry, raked ceilings and a retro kitchen complete with laminex bench tops and breakfast nook. A waft of tuna mornay is almost imaginable. The lounge room features a classic brick fireplace with copper flue Entry to the home is via steps leading to an elevated terrace and the front door. The terrace captures the northern sun and provides views through the foliage towards the coast.
Held in the same family for many decades the home with its rambling garden has many warm memories. The owners relate the changing history of the street which is currently enjoying a renewal of contemporary house design and renovation generated by a wave of younger generation neighbours.
The rear of the property abuts Randell Park Reserve where walking and mountain bike trails can be enjoyed directly from the property as well as a little further away at Brownhill Creek. Local shops, restaurants, services and fitness centres are a short distance in the area of Mitcham Square Shopping Centre. Zoned for Unley High School there are a number of popular schools nearby including Scotch College and Mercedes.
- built 1956 - allotment approx. 1700m2, 37.19 frontage. Potential to renovate, subdivide or redevelop STCC - mid-century features throughout - 3 bedrooms, all with built-ins, large windows - air conditioning to 2 of the bedrooms, open fire to lounge - cellar/workshop underneath house - Randell Park Reserve and walking trails at the rear of property
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