SOLD: 85 RAILWAY PARADE, NORMAN PARK
Picture Perfect Queenslander On 783m2
Located less than 6km from the Brisbane CBD, and enjoying a commanding street presence with a grand 28m front elevation, this charming Federation Queenslander is ideally positioned in a highly sought-after pocket of Norman Park, mere minutes from quality schools, conveniences and transport.
Set over 2 levels, this delightful home offers easy family living and wonderful indoor and outdoor spaces to live and retreat.
The pretty wrap-around front verandah creates a delightful welcome, and opens into the entry foyer, crowned with a pretty chandelier that is repeated again in the living and dining spaces.
Original features abound, with soaring ceilings, traditional VJ walls with picture rails, original French doors and windows, original board and batten ceiling detail, and a stunning decorative archway and breezeways throughout the home.
Living and dining flow through to a modern kitchen.
Bathed in natural light with green views to the garden, this highly functional space features stainless steel appliances, a large pantry and a spacious meals area.
The kitchen opens through a charming 15 light door to the front verandah. … a serene spot for enjoying afternoon tea or a welcome morning coffee.
The hall off the living space leads to 3 spacious built in bedrooms, serviced by a modern bathroom with bath.
The master bedroom showcases a beautiful window seat overlooking the front garden and features a wall of robes and a versatile walk-in robe/dressing room that could be purposed as a study or home office.
Internal stairs lead from the kitchen meals area to a spacious tiled multi-purpose zone on the lower level, serviced by a full bathroom with shower … perfect for independent living, guest quarters or a teenage retreat with plenty of room for living, studying, relaxing and sleeping.
This versatile informal living level enjoys a separate entry to the home and opens out onto a paved entertaining terrace, a covered entertaining cabana and lush lawns beyond.
The terraced garden continues beyond the cabana and provides plenty of room for the addition of a pool if so desired.
The backyard provides a safe place for children to play, with level lawns and leafy privacy with the lush tropical gardens.
Summary of Features:
* Character Queenslander on 783m2
* Traditional features: high ceilings, traditional VJ walls, French doors, timber floors, decorative board and batten ceilings, fretwork and breezeways
* 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, plus numerous multipurpose rooms downstairs
* Master with window seat and walk-in robe/dressing room
* Family bathroom with bath
* Generously-sized formal and informal living areas
* Modern kitchen with meals area
* Covered entertaining patio overlooking terraced gardens
* Large secure back yard with level lawns and tropical plantings
* Lower level 3 car garaging with extensive storage space
This fine residence boasts a highly sought-after position in the Norman Park State School catchment and is just moments from Anglican Church Grammar School (Churchie), Lourdes Hill College, Cannon Hill Anglican College and child care centres.
Take advantage of this wonderful inner-city location, with train and bus transport within walking distance and wonderful dining and shopping precincts at your fingertips … Hawthorne Road, Bulimba’s Oxford Street, and Morningside Central to name a few.
With nostalgic charm, great separation of living over two levels, a large 783m2 block and a tranquil garden in which to retreat or entertain, this wonderful home offers everything you need for a quintessential Queenslander lifestyle.