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98 Park Road KALINGA, QLD 4030

Sold on 16 Sep 2017
  • 5 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2 Cars
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House in KALINGA

Own a Piece of Kalinga History

  • 5 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2 Cars

Melissa Goudge is proud to present a truly wonderful opportunity to purchase a much loved, gorgeous Queensland family home, in Kalinga, for the first time in 45 years.

Situated in the heart of Kalinga, rarely is a property of this calibre brought to market with so much potential and fantastic location. This unique, dual living Queenslander was originally built for the first owners as a wedding gift in 1915. Which, in itself, speaks volumes of the core values this property has brought to the only two owners who've had the pleasure of this idyllic family lifestyle.

Situated on prestigious Park Road, enjoy what this area has to offer. The local parks such as Melrose Park or the surrounding Kedron Brook parklands are within walking distance, perfect for going for a jog, bike riding or taking your dog for a relaxing walk.

Set on a unique, beautiful, east/south facing, 810m2 corner block, this home offers endless opportunities to an astute buyer. Just move in as it is, renovate, put in a pool and/or make this home a bigger and better masterpiece. Possibilities to subdivide also offer an investment opportunity to a creative mind! (Need to apply for Brisbane Council approval.)

When you enter, be welcomed by the gracious morning sun and an outside area perfect for morning breakfast. Typical of the graceful Queenslander style, be impressed with the traditional leadlight doors and windows presenting themselves on either side of the entry, the bedrooms and throughout the upper section of the home.

The upstairs living space consists of the formal lounge, sitting room and dining areas that are cognizant of the era this home was built. Leading you to the recently renovated, well-designed modern kitchen, keeping with the character of the home by incorporating the wood stove in the recess. A clever design with all the modern conveniences you can expect such as Stainless Steel appliances and lots of storage.

The kitchen and large deck provide the hub of the home and face toward the back gardens. This massive deck is perfect for entertaining and has a great ambiance, especially with the classic grape vine encapsulating the space.

The Master Bedroom is generous in size and recently carpeted, as has been the second main bedroom. A third bedroom is currently used as a study however this is also a generous size, perfect for family.

The master bathroom was renovated last year in a traditional style and very spacious with a separate toilet

Features to consider:

Corner block, East/South facing, 810m2
Potential subdivision if council approved
Built 1915
Leadlight windows throughout upper level
Massive amounts of storage options throughout the home
Ceiling Fans
Several formal and informal living areas
Two of three bedrooms recently carpeted.
Dual Living opportunity
A newly renovated modern kitchen with wood stove.
Stainless Steel appliances include 900m stove, Westinghouse dishwasher
An original kitchenette
Two additional rooms to be utilized in a number of ways
A newly renovated bathroom upstairs and second bathroom downstairs
Large, undercover back deck and front veranda
Laundry room
Wood BBQ
3 Sheds and vegetable gardens
Outdoor sitting area
Manicured gardens
Double garage

Downstairs is just shy of legal height however provides a number of useful extras to enjoy a particularly high standard of living here. A massive open plan living room with a second dining area, a kitchenette, laundry, second bathroom and two additional rooms which can be used for a number of reasons such as a study, hobby, TV/media room, quiet time for a baby, teenage retreat, parent accommodations or an art studio.

Completing this home is a brick, double garage. The original garage is now used as a man's shed plus is extended for storage. In addition, find another small shed for lawn equipment and two vegetable gardens in the large back yard that is well maintained with fruit trees in side yard.

The front yard has lovely, neat, old style manicured gardens and birdbath that bring several birds for their morning bath.

This magnificent property is ready for its new owner, could this be you? Call Melissa on 0411 232 003 for further information.

Other Considerations:

In the Kedron State High and Wooloowin State School catchment areas.
Close to a number of Private Schools such as Holy Cross School, St Rita's College and St Margaret's Anglican Girls School.
Close to a number of Shopping Centres
7km to Brisbane CBD, Brisbane Airport, Gateway Motorway
Close to public bus and train transport
Easy access to the Airport Link

Parking:

2 garage spaces

Bedrooms:

5

Bathrooms:

2

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