Prepare to be overwhelmed by the stunning beauty of this renovated family Queensland bungalow. Boasting a 1,214m2 block in leafy Chelmer the 1925-built, five bedroom home will astound everyone who sees it.
From decorative ceilings, white plantation shutters, Carrara marble benchtops and roasted blackbutt floors to wraparound decks, fully fenced gardens and a pool, no stone has been left unturned in the spectacular span. Stripped back several years ago, the property's loving owners have spent three years carefully recreating the home. Along with a sympathetic update to its classic features, a grand new extension comprises the entire second storey, rear deck and rumpus room.
A fully automated Smart House system controls gates, doors, lights, blinds, media, security, air conditioning and garden irrigation from a simple tap of your mobile phone. Adding to the home's high-tech convenience and security is Control4 bespoke pendant lighting, CBUS lighting and keyless entry to the home via a sizable laundry. There is also fully ducted heating and cooling, ceiling fans, 6.5kW solar power and security shutters.
Designed to immediately catch every passers-by fancy is the home's captivating facade where a charming front deck is framed by Jindera dry stone and timber columns along with leafy gardens and lawns. Enter the jaw-dropping formal living room via the timber and leadlight main entry. Enchanting decorative ceilings and be-ribboned walls soar above polished roasted blackbutt floors, a double gas log fireplace and to one side, a Carrara marble benchtop framed by timber cabinetry and double wine racks. French doors also open to the front deck.
The attractions continue in the magnificent living and dining combination. As well as the gas log fireplace's second side plus bulkhead ceilings and timber floors, the area incorporates a first-class kitchen. Resident chefs will revere the V-ZUG pyrolytic oven plus the combined steam/microwave/ convection oven. There is an integrated dishwasher, an induction cooktop overlooked by herringbone marble splashbacks, a marble island bench and breakfast bar, and a wealth of white timber Shaker-style cabinetry with a water filter built into the kitchen taps. In the massive scullery is a second integrated dishwasher and an InSinkErator.
With so much space and style on offer, residents can relax and entertain with ease while having seamless access through glass and timber doors to the wraparound back deck. Suited to barbeques and drinks, the deck flows to the 17m x 4m pool, bordered by glass walls and a paved sun deck. The shimmering span also has an internal bench, spa jets, LED lighting and provision for heating.
Adjacent to the kitchen is a study with a built-in desk and storage. Several timber stairs reach down to the rumpus room, which comes with an acoustic ceiling, polished concrete floors, an automated large screen, ceiling projector, built-in speakers and sub-woofers. As well, there is additional entry to the pool and gardens.
Certain to charm guests is the bedroom is on the other side of the floor plan. Unwind in this room and enjoy front deck access, a ceiling fan and an ensuite with a shower. A powder room with herringbone marble floors and Schumacher wallpaper plus a family-sized laundry and mudroom complete the ground floor.
Meanwhile, the second storey sees a sky-high ceiling void framed by striking black and white wallpaper. Set apart from the three children's bedrooms, the elegant main retreat boasts 100 per cent wool carpeted floors and a double walk-in robe. A lavishly appointed ensuite has marble benchtops, twin vanities, a double open shower with a rain shower head, a separate bath and heat lighting.
Fitted in the remaining bedrooms are further 100 per cent wool carpeted floors plus built-in robes, study nooks and ceiling fans. In the nearby family bathroom is a deluxe blend of black granite benchtops and dark timber. White barn-style doors conceal a shower and toilet and there are also double vanities.
Concluding this unforgettable real estate span is a single lock-up garage with backyard entry, a double carport with secure roller doors, a CCTV security system and video intercom, and a garden shed. Indooroopilly Shopping Centre lies 1.5km from the house. Graceville Memorial Park and the river a 450m stroll away. Within walking distance from the train station and sports fields. Several schools are close by including St Peter's Lutheran College.
Make no mistake - this is not a home to miss! Contact Ann-Karyn Fraser for more information or arrange an inspection today.