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Character home a contemporary masterpiece / 250 words

Beautifully remade, this character home in the heart of Griffith combines historic charm with the very best in contemporary living. Originally built in the 1930s, this weatherboard home underwent extensive renovations in 2017, and the result is breath taking.

The soaring nine-foot ceilings have been maintained, along with the polished timber floorboards, fireplaces and charming picture rails. The new open-plan living, dining room and kitchen, with raked ceiling, maintains the historic feel while incorporating modern luxuries like polished concrete flooring with in-slab heating, evaporative cooling and designer lighting.

Each of the generously-sized four bedrooms includes built-in wardrobes, while the master bedroom boasts a private wetroom ensite. Both the ensuite and family bathroom have been beautifully updated with luxurious fixtures and fittings.

The open-plan living and dining space combines with an enviable entertainer’s kitchen with long breakfast bar, island sink, a seven-burner Falcon gas stove and dual ovens, an abundance of storage space and a meal-planning nook. A separate living room in the original home boasts a period fireplace and makes the perfect break-away space.

This stunning home is set upon a 1212m2 block with landscaped gardens, just a stone’s throw from the centre of Griffith. Parks are just moments walk away, and St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School is just a 12 minute walk from home The local public primary and high schools are just 2.5km away. Shops, restaurants and cafes are within easy reach, along with public transport options including busses and trains.

This stylish, contemporary home filled with historic charm will sell at auction on May 26.

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