123 Fifth Avenue, Royston Park
SOLD House - Property ID: 652527
This property not only offers an opportunity to purchase a grand home set in a leafy avenue in one of Adelaides most prestigious suburbs, but it also offers a character filled circa 1920s Bungalow that is ripe and ready for renovation. Having enjoyed the same ownership for over three decades, it has proudly stood the test of time and today sits in near original state awaiting its next loving owners! May I suggest you browse through the attached photographs then email me quickly to register your interest, for this home is a very rare and exciting find indeed!
*Built during 1928 utilizing stone frontage, red brick and corrugated iron roof and set on an easement free allotment of approx. 18.28m x 44.9m = approx. 821.6m
*The living area encompasses approx. 190sq.m, plus an extensive gabled outdoor entertaining area, off street parking for 4 to 5 vehicles and a 7.8m x 4.8m colorbond garage/workshop
*The home boasts a back to grid 1.5kwh solar power generating system and near new 265ltr Rheem gas hot water service
*Original features are in abundance: high lofty ceilings with original ornate Art Deco plasterwork, original skirtings and paneled doors, numerous chimney breasts with surrounds, beveled glass doors and windows with leadlight panels etc
*The front porch opens via double leadlight doors to a wide hallway that flows through the centre of the home whilst the high ornate ceiling and superb fretwork arch add the ambiance of a bygone era
*To the right sits the huge master bedroom again with ornate ceiling work and blanked original fireplace
*Across the hallway sits the generous formal sitting room which also boasts many character features like continued Art Deco ceilings, original fire mantle but with Rinnia gas heating and double beveled glass doors providing access to the equally impressive adjoining formal dining room. The dining room still retains the original cast iron and tiled open fireplace
*Stepping through the end of the hallway the home opens up to a casual dining area, a large galley kitchen and a generous adjoining family room extension that overlooks the gabled outdoor entertaining area and the lush and tranquil rear garden
*The kitchen enjoys an abundance of bench, cupboard and storage space, stainless steel sink, Westinghouse gas cooker housed in the original fireplace and very large open servery/breakfast bar opening to the family area
*The two additional bedrooms are of good proportions and are accessed either from the main passage way or the family area; as is the separate laundry and W.C.
*The main bathroom has benefited from updates over the years and is fully functional with generous size corner bath, separate shower cubicle and vanity/wash basin
*Outdoor entertaining is well catered for via a full width gabled verandah that overlooks the flourishing and tranquil rear gardens
*A large carport is located to the western boundary that would easily house multiple vehicles safely under cover
*At the end of the carport and driveway stands a 7.8m x 4.8m colorbond garage/workshop with power and light, plus there is an additional garden/utility shed to the rear. For the water wise and in order to keep the gardens thriving there is over 10,000ltrs of rain water storage ... and so the list continues!